Public - Private Partnership (PPP)

The Firm is a forerunner in providing legal, regulatory, and institutional review and consultancy services in various PPP proposals to the Philippine Government. The members of its PPP Practice Group have served as legal specialists to both clients of the Firm and to technical advisors of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA). The Firm’s legal expertise on PPPs is especially known in the following sectors: water and sanitation concessions, toll road operations, airport, electrical power, and transportation (bus and rail) projects, integrated flood control, infrastructure information technology, and solar power energy.


The PPP Practice Group is jointly headed by Atty. Jesusito G. Morallos and Atty. Cielito May T. Velasquez-Zarco.

Services

Evaluation of project proposals submitted by private proponents;


Advisory on the legality, feasibility, and viability of PPP projects;


Assessment and recommendation of (i) PPP procurement modalities, (ii) types of proposals (solicited or unsolicited), (iii) financial and economic bid parameters, and (iv) regulatory financing regimes;


Assistance in the preparation of project proposals and bidding documents; and


Preparation and issuance of legal opinions on laws, rules, and restrictions applicable to PPPs.