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Jillienne Grace M. Sotto
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Jillienne currently specializes in corporate and commercial transactions, special projects, and taxation.

Jillienne obtained her degree in Commerce from De La Salle University – Manila in 2008.  She graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law in 2013 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2014. She joined C&G Law in 2018.

Qualifications

  • Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Juris Doctor (Class of 2013); De La Salle University – Manila, Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Legal Management (Class of 2008)
  • Admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2014

Experience

Jillienne has participated in a number of corporate and commercial transactions. She also has experience in handling tax-related matters.  Her experience includes:

  • Advising clients on their acquisitions, including conducting due diligence reviews and assisting in the drafting of definitive agreements;
  • Assisting clients in relation to their investment decisions, and providing advice on corporate and tax structures as well as nationality and foreign equity restrictions;
  • Assisting with securities offerings, including with the registration of securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Assisting clients in public biddings for government projects and contracts;
  • Assisting in the review and drafting of contracts for corporate and commercial transactions, including loan agreements and security agreements;
  • Assisting clients in protesting tax assessments at the administrative level before the Bureau of Internal Revenue and in appellate litigation before the Court of Tax Appeals;
  • Providing corporate secretarial services and assisting clients with various applications with and processes of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Memberships

  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (2014-present)

Publications

  • Living Heritage: Establishing A Framework for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions (2012), Juris Doctor thesis, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law.
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