SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has been recognized again for its first-rate taxation practice, winning two awards including "Philippine Tax Firm of the Year" at the International Tax Review (ITR) Asia Pacific Tax Awards 2022 held virtually on August 25, 2022. This is the third consecutive year since 2020 that SyCipLaw has won this national recognition.
SyCipLaw also took home for the first time the "Philippine Tax Disputes Firm of the Year" award and was shortlisted for two other major regional awards: "Regional Tax Law Firm of the Year" and "Tax Innovator of the Year".
Commenting on these recognitions, SyCipLaw Tax Department Head Carina C. Laforteza said: "[w]e are honored to be named 'Philippine Tax Firm of the Year' for the third year running and for bagging this year's 'Philippine Tax Disputes Firm of the Year' award. These recognitions highlight the Firm's tax prowess and its staunch commitment to serve its clients. While the pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges, we are humbled by our clients' unending support and confidence in us."
Ms. Laforteza added: "I also would like to thank our lawyers for always putting forth exceptional work and constantly raising the bar to improve our practice to benefit our clients and the community."
The ITR Asia Pacific Awards recognizes leading law and professional service firms for their excellence in providing tax advice to businesses in the region. Nominees are carefully selected based on the complexity and overall quality of their tax, transfer pricing and dispute resolution practices, as well as on market research and feedback.