Atty. Marie Kristine F. Reyes is a Senior Associate with more than six years of experience in corporate and commercial law, including international tax and tax dispute resolution before the Court of Tax Appeals. Marie specializes in local and international corporate reorganization and assists as local counsel for sponsors or companies for initial public offerings in international stock exchanges, including the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and Singapore. Her portfolio of clients include foreign corporations with multi-jurisdiction operations in industries ranging from construction and building services, beauty and wellness, urban solutions and commercial play equipment.
With her extensive experience, Marie regularly acts as Philippine counsel and adviser for foreign corporations seeking market entry or expansion in the Philippines including companies engaged in the financial technology industry and renewable energy. She is also part of the corporate practice team advising a major Philippine bank on the restructuring of real estate loans. In 2019, Marie was part of the team that successfully defended a water license application before the National Water Resources Board.
Marie obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communication from the same university. Marie has also attended advanced courses in Private International Law at the Hague Academy of International Law (Académie de droit international de La Haye) in The Hague, Netherlands.