DivinaLaw recently welcomed top Philippine energy lawyers Atty. Jose M. Layug, Jr. and Atty. Richie Avigale R. Pilares as senior partners of the Firm. Atty. Layug served as Undersecretary of the Department of Energy from 2010 to 2012 where he headed the Renewable Energy Management Bureau, Energy Resources Development Bureau, Energy Utilization Management Bureau, Oil Industry Management Bureau and Legal Services. Also, he was formerly Chair of the National Renewable Energy Board and is currently the Dean of the University of Makati School of Law.

Atty. Pilares is a former Assistant Secretary of the Department of Energy and is currently a professor at the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law and University of Makati School of Law.

DivinaLaw is a full-service law firm in the Philippines with offices in Makati and Cebu City.

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