Doing Great by Doing More — Sarmiento Loriega Law Office
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Christine C. Clemente

Senior Associate
Tax (advisory, structuring, assessments) | Corporate and Commercial Law | Mergers and Acquisitions | Competition and Antitrust Law | Project Finance and Acquisition Finance | Estate Planning | Real Estate and Property Law | Regulatory Compliance

Ms. Clemente obtained her Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila University (“ADMU”) School of Law in 2014 and her Bachelor of Science in Management, Major in Legal Management, Minor in Enterprise Development from ADMU in 2010. In addition, Ms. Clemente attended Audencia School of Management (Nantes, France) in 2008, as part of ADMU’s Junior Term Abroad Exchange Program.

From her admission to the bar in 2015, Ms. Clemente has focused her legal practice on handling taxation and corporate law related matters and has rendered critical advice on matters including but not limited to mergers and acquisitions (“M&As”), antitrust law, general tax advisory, estate planning, tax litigation, structuring, and regulatory compliance. She also has experience in various projects covering international arbitration, acquisition, real property ownership, and financing of target companies engaged in power generation, toll roads, railways, manufacturing, information technology, cement, and various other sectors. Since the enactment of the Philippine Competition Act in 2015, Ms. Clemente has handled compulsory merger notifications for M&As with transaction values ranging from Php2.4 Billion to Php100 Billion, including extensive advisory work on antitrust ramifications of certain modes of doing business.

Ms. Clemente’s semester abroad has opened her heart to the joys of traveling. Since then, she has kept a map to track her travels. Thus far, she has been in 4 continents and 17 countries, some more than once, wandering in new places, and rediscovering familiar ones. In doing so, she hopes to learn of the world, and more of herself.