He obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines in 1997 and passed the Bar Examinations given that same year. He took his oath as a member of the Philippine Bar in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of the Philippines as a Full State Scholar.
He started his law practice in 1998 in a law firm specializing in civil, criminal and commercial litigation. He joined the Litigation Department of PECABAR in 2001 as a Junior Associate. He was promoted to Senior Associate in 2004 and was admitted as a Partner in 2005. He is presently the Assistant Head of the Litigation Department of PECABAR.
He has a very extensive practice in the areas of civil, commercial and criminal litigation, as well as commercial and construction dispute arbitration. He has advised and represented some of the country’s leading companies engaged in varied areas of business such as banking, insurance, construction and real estate development, hotel and tourism services, retail and marketing of consumer products.
In 2010, he became the Firm’s Managing Partner and head of the Litigation Department.