Rhea M. Mangubat
Rhea M. Mangubat is a member of the Corporate and Tax Practice Groups of the Firm. Her primary practice areas are taxation law, real estate transactions, and corporate organization and restructuring.
Rhea’s practice involves a broad range corporate and commercial matters. She regularly advises clients in real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate organization and restructuring, and estate planning. She likewise has extensive experience in various areas of taxation law such tax assessment protests, tax planning, claiming tax treaty reliefs and tax refunds, and securing confirmatory rulings from the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
Rhea represents clients before various government agencies such as the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Securities and Exchange Commission, Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Board of Investments, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, Bases Conversion and Development Authority, Registry of Deeds, Land Registration Authority, and other government agencies. She is the Firm Representative to the Tax Management Association of the Philippines.
She started her law career in 2009 as a Tax Consultant in Isla Lipana & Co., a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers global network. She joined the Firm in 2011.
Rhea is a Certified Public Accountant. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila in 1998 where she graduated Cum Laude and passed her CPA licensure exam in the same year. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from San Beda College in 2008 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2009.