Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Atty. Ronald V. Bernas

Atty. Ronald V. Bernas holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce, major in Legal Management from De la Salle University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Ateneo de Manila University. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1999.

He served as a Senior Associate of Salvador & Associates, one of the leading law firms engaged in tax practice in the Philippines, for 5 years until he became an independent law practitioner.

Atty. Bernas regularly advises Philippine and foreign clients on various tax and corporate matters. His work includes rendering of advice on various issues affecting corporate investments and transactions; tax-efficient corporate schemes taking into consideration applicable tax laws and regulations; corporate strategies to reduce tax liabilities for taxpayers doing business in multiple taxing jurisdictions; transfer pricing issues affecting multinational enterprises and groups of companies. He also has extensive experience in dealing with the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the Bureau of Customs and various local government units and appearing in various Philippine courts to represent client in tax assessment and refund cases. He also performs corporate secretarial work for corporate clients.