Patricia Anne E. Garcia

Patricia Anne E. Garcia, is an Associate and a member of the Corporate, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications, Real Estate, and Taxation Departments.

Pat’s practice includes the handling of tax audit investigation and advisory services on tax matters. She likewise assists clients in projects involving incorporation, corporate restructuring, and compliance with various government regulatory bodies. In addition, she conducts corporate secretarial duties for real estate companies and provides general advice for retainer clients.

Prior to joining the Firm in August 2018, Pat worked at the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, Presidential Management Staff, under the Undersecretary for Disaster Resiliency. She also worked for the Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Priority Projects at the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Prior to working for the government, Pat was affiliated with a law firm in Ortigas as an associate, where she practiced litigation in the fields of civil, criminal, labor, and administrative law.

Pat received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from De La Salle University where she graduated with honorable mention. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from De La Salle University - College of Law and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2016.

Pat’s recent transactions include: advising on:

  • Advising on various corporate and special projects involving incorporation of business entities and corporate restructuring in the Philippines;
  • Advising on legal documents and contracts to ensure compliance with various government regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Assisting in tax audit investigation for clients;
  • Undertaking extensive due diligence work for securities offering; and
  • Setting up of corporations in Singapore as a vehicle for initial coin offerings and other blockchain-based token generating events.