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Cristina Marie T. Bello

Senior Associate
Corporate and Commercial Law | Mergers and Acquisitions | Tax (advisory, structuring, estate planning, tax litigation) | Competition and Antitrust Law | Rehabilitation and Insolvency | Mining

Ms. Bello obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law in 2014 and was admitted to the Bar in 2015. She holds a BS Business Administration degree from the University of the Philippines where she graduated cum laude in 2010.

Before joining SL Law, Ms. Bello was one of the top-performing associates in Puno & Puno.

Ms. Bello has focused her legal practice in mergers and acquisitions, special projects, competition, and antitrust law, general corporate matters, and taxation, specializing in tax advisory, tax structuring, and estate planning. She has also been part of various teams that conducted legal due diligence exercises and prepared transaction documents in connection with the acquisition, pre-development and development, compliance, financing, and/or corporate restructuring of target companies engaged in power generation, public infrastructure, cement, mining, and other industries, including several power plant projects located in Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, and Lanao del Norte.

When not making iterations of different tax-saving structures for clients, Ms. Bello enjoys playing with her seven-year-old golden retriever and making arts and crafts.