Daniel (Dan) currently focuses on civil and criminal litigation, labor and immigration, and general corporate law.
Dan obtained his degree in Psychology from the University of the Philippines Visayas in 2015, where he graduated Cum Laude. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2019. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2020 and joined C&G Law in the same year.
While in law school, Dan worked as a Legal Assistant for the Office of Associate Justice Marvic MVF Leonen. He was also the Human Resources Committee Head for 2018 of the UP Bar Operations Commission and the Vice President for Externals of UP Law KAKOSA (Karapatan ng Komunidad sa Loob ng Selda) in 2019.
Dan is also a recipient of the Irene R. Cortes Prize for Best Paper in Constitutional Law for his paper, Breathing New Life into the “Cruel, Degrading or Inhuman Punishment” Clause: Entertaining Prison Overcrowding Cases in the Philippines.
- University of the Philippines College of Law, Juris Doctor (Class of 2019); University of the Philippines Visayas, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Class of 2015, Cum Laude)
- Admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2020.
Dan has participated in a number of matters, including:
- Drafting pleadings in various litigation matters including criminal, civil, and tax cases;
- Advising clients on their compliance with commercial laws, including but not limited to general corporate law, and securities regulations;
- Assisting in proceedings before the CTA involving the assessment of alleged deficiency taxes;
- Assisting and advising foreign nationals regarding Philippine immigration laws, rules, and regulations;
- Assisting in due diligence and preparatory matters for foreign corporations looking to incorporate in the Philippines;
- Assisting and rendering opinions on energy-related queries.
- Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (2020–present)
- Breathing New Life into the “Cruel, Degrading or Inhuman Punishment” Clause: Entertaining Prison Overcrowding Cases in the Philippines, Supervised Legal Research, University of the Philippines College of Law (Recipient of the Irene R. Cortes Prize for Best Paper in Constitutional Law)