Alan John Tantoco

Senior Partner

  • English and Filipino

Practice Experience

ALAN TANTOCO is significantly involved in documenting joint venture and shareholder transactions and in the review of project and financing agreements. He has worked on transactions involving construction and engineering in major projects such as power, water and infrastructure, and counseled clients on bidding procedures for consultancy and construction work. He also advises clients about development of natural gas pipeline projects, liquid fuel pipeline projects and compressed natural gas filling stations

Mr. Tantoco was deeply involved in the drafting, review and negotiation of contracts for the commercial operation of a major tollway project in 2005. He has also advised PIDC, the concessionaire for the TLEX Project, a major tollway project under the build-transfer-operate scheme of the Philippine Government, in connection with its design and construction-related issues and transactions

He has also worked and counseled clients on transactions involving on-line games and related merchandising and the distribution of fast-moving consumer goods within and outside the Philippines.

His litigation experience encompasses civil, criminal, administrative and anti-graft cases. His primary focus, however, is family law, particularly annulment and declaration of nullity of marriage, support, dissolution of property regimes and child custody.


Ateneo de Manila University, College of Law

Juris Doctor, with honors, 1994

Ateneo de Manila  University, College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering, 1987

Professional Affiliations

Accredited Arbitrator, Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc.
Independent Director, Bangko Kabayan, a Private Development Bank
Corporate Secretary, San Miguel Village Association, Inc.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A
Energy, oil and Gas
Infrastructure & Water
Project Development
Project Finance & PPPS
Real Estate

Bar Admission

Philippine Bar, 7th Place

Languages Spoken

Fluent in English and Filipino