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San Pedro, Augusto A. Jr.

San Pedro, Augusto A. Jr.

Co-Managing Partner


aa.sanpedro@thefirmva.com


Professional Background

Mr. San Pedro specializes in Commercial Litigation and disputes relating to Banking & Finance, Insurance, Product Liability, Commercial and Corporate Law. He has over 20 years of experience in trial and appellate practice before Philippine Courts, and in managing commercial disputes. He also has extensive experience in construction arbitration, and is a founding member and former Trustee of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc.
 
Mr. San Pedro is also a senior Professorial Lecturer at the University of the Philippines College of Law, a Lecturer on Commercial Law at the Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) where he is also a Bench Book Writer on Special Proceedings, and a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Lecturer on Commercial Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution.
 
Mr. San Pedro has been highly ranked by Chambers Asia in the field of General Business Law: Dispute Resolution (Philippines), and selected by Expert Guides (Legal Media Group) as a leading litigation lawyer (Philippines). He has previously been selected by Asia Law and Practice as one of Asia’s leading business lawyers, and named as an expert in product liability defence in Who’s Who Legal (London).
 
He placed 2nd in the 1990 Bar Examination and was a Dean’s Medalist for Academic Excellence at the University of the Philippines College of Law where he graduated among the top of his class.