Michael G. Acaban
Michael G. Acaban heads the Real Estate Practice Group of the Firm. He is also part of the Corporate Practice Group. His primary practice areas are real estate transactions, estate and financial planning, and corporate organization and restructuring.
Mike has extensive experience in real property transactions involving property acquisitions, developments and consolidations. He also handles various areas of corporate and commercial law involving estate and financial planning, capital markets and securities, and corporate organization and restructuring.
He represents clients before various government agencies such as the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippine Stock Exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission, Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Board of Investments, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and various local government units. He also sits as a member of the Board of Directors and acts as Corporate Secretary and officer of various corporations.
He started his law career as a Junior Associate of the Litigation Department of ACCRA Law in 2006. He joined the Firm in 2008.
Mike obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Management from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2001. In 2005, he obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines where he was awarded the Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence. Mike was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2006.