Rona April Diaz

Senior Associate


  • English and Filipino

Practice Experience

Ms. Diaz has an extensive background on the energy sector, the operation of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market and relevant government procurement laws.

She works under the close guidance of the Partners and is immersed in both litigation and corporate practice. As a litigation lawyer, she prepares judicial affidavits, interviews witnesses and pleadings to be filed before courts and various administrative bodies. She represents clients in civil, criminal and administrative cases before these tribunals and handles land registration cases as well.

Beyond litigation, Ms. Diaz reviews contracts and, together with the other lawyers, performs due diligence and prepares and reviews permits and legal memoranda needed by clients for their business ventures.

As part of her work, Ms. Diaz deals with the Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Department of Energy, and the Land Registration Authority.

Education

Ateneo de Manila University, College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2012

Ateneo de Manila  University, Loyola Schools

Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science and Minor in Literature, 2008

Professional Affiliations

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Practice Areas

Energy, Oil & Gas
Engineering, Procurement & Construction
Environmental Law
Family Law
General Corporate Work
Immigration
Infrastructure & Water
Intellectual Property
Labor
Land Acquisition & Registration
Legislative
Litigation & Appellate Practice
Project Development
Project Finance & PPPs
Tax

Bar Admission

Philippine Bar 2014

Languages Spoken

Fluent in English and Filipino