Regional legal network Drew Network Asia (DNA) has expanded its scope with the addition of Philippine law firm Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano (MVGS) on October 1, 2021.
Formed in March 2020, DNA is an alliance of some of the most influential and well-established South East Asian law firms, namely Shearn Delamore & Co from Malaysia, Drew & Napier from Singapore, and Makarim & Taira S from Indonesia.
The addition of MVGS further expands DNA’s regional footprint in ASEAN, which now boasts of more than 480 fee earners and 150 partners in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.
MVGS is a leading full-service law firm in the Philippines established in 2007 by lawyers Eduardo A Martinez, Mark O Vergara, Manuel Z Gonzalez and Elmer B Serrano.
With the combined experience of the firm’s partners, MVGS has established itself as a highly-respected and leading law firm in the Philippines, providing a full range of excellent legal services in the areas of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Projects & Energy, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labour and Employment, and Immigration.
DNA operates as a united collective, bringing international perspective, strong local expertise and impeccable service standards. DNA operates as a one-stop shop in handling complex and time-sensitive multi-jurisdictional transactions or disputes seamlessly.