Arnold Manzano

Senior Associate

  • English and Filipino

Practice Experience

Arnold Manzano started as an underbar with the firm in February 2016 before passing the Philippine Bar examinations in June of the same year.

Mr. Manzano is primarily tasked to handle matters concerning Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad), particularly with respect to disputes involving its Concession Agreement with the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), rate rebasing adjustments, and court cases involving the company, its officers or employees. Mr. Manzano also handles cases for other clients of the firm involving Land Registration, Civil, Criminal, and Labor Laws. Aside from litigation, Mr. Manzano also counsels and provides legal advice to clients, and renders support to partners and senior associates by performing legal research, drafting legal memoranda, pleadings, and other documents, and performing tasks as may be assigned to him involving various fields of legal practice.

Mr. Manzano is a member of the Philippine Bar, and the Makati City Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.


University of the Philippines, College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2015

University of the Philippines, School of Economics, Bachelor of Science in Economics, Magna Cum Laude,  2011, Fund Managers’ Association of the Philippines Award for Best Monetary and Financial Economics Thesis, 2011

Professional Affiliations

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc.

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Energy, oil and Gas
Infrastructure & Water
Intellectual Property
Project Finance & PPPS
Project Development
Real Estate

Bar Admission

Philippine Bar

Languages Spoken

Fluent in English and Filipino