Our Firm

Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose counsels both local and international clients in all aspects of Philippine law. The firm excels in both advisory and implementation work, provides efficient, value-added legal service and assists multi-sectoral clients in understanding Philippine law and implementing their objectives.

Through the years, the firm has structured itself to meet the complex needs of clients in the rapidly evolving Philippine environment by carefully ensuring a high level of client involvement and professional legal expertise, encompassing a broad range of capabilities in practically every business area.

Our History

The firm was founded in 1981 by a group of lawyers with the vision of establishing a highly professional, dynamic, and full service legal practice. Originally named Castillo Laman Tan and Pantaleon, the firm was formed with seventeen (17) lawyers.

Gregorio R. Castillo (Founding partner 1981-1992,deceased), Noel A. Laman, Ancheta K. Tan and Polo S. Pantaleon, the name and founding partners, were former partners of a major Philippine law firm.