Practice Areas

  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mining Law

Admission to the Bar

  • Admitted, 1988


  • Ateneo de Manila University (Juris Doctor) 

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • Member, Tax Management Association 
  • Member, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Professorial Lecturer (Tax), Philippine Judicial Academy of the Philippines.

Mr. Ferdinand Hidalgo joined SRMO in 1989 as an Associate lawyer handling tax, corporate and related labor matters. In 1996, he was promoted to the partnership where he concentrated on handling tax and related issues before the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Bureau of Customs, Court of Tax Appeals and the Supreme Court.

Mr. Hidalgo is currently the Head of SRMO’s Tax Practice Group which is composed of lawyers focused in providing tax and related services on matters involving start-up business operations, corporate structures, fiscal incentive applications, customs and tax investigations and other government compliance requirements. He also heads the Mining Practice Group.

Mr. Hidalgo earned his Bachelor of Science Major in Accounting at San Beda College in 1983 and his law degree at the Ateneo Law School in 1988. He is also a member of the Tax Management Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the Tax Academic department and a Professional Lecturer of the Philippine Judicial Academy.