Last week, legal services firm Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra () was named both innovative tech law firm of the year and tech, media, telco law firm of the year at the Philippine Law Awards 2019.
“Thank you to Asian Legal Business, Thomson Reuters and to our peers, colleagues, clients for recognizing our work in this space,” said Atty. Mark S. Gorriceta, managing partner at GorricetaLaw, in a LinkedIn following the event. Mark has been a prominent voice in the startup community, perhaps most widely known as the mentor specializing in legal affairs on the latest season of CNN’s The Final Pitch.
Over the past three years, GorricetaLaw has established itself as a leading firm in navigating the legal frontiers of emerging technologies like fintech, artificial intelligence, and blockchain. In the fields of tech, media, and telecommunications, the firm represents clients including Xurpas, Zalora, Rappler, and Coins.ph.
“Grateful to our team for putting in all the hard work day-in and day-out in this complex practice of law,” he said. “Proud and humbled to be number one in the Tech, Fintech, Innovations, TMT space in the Philippines. Inspired to do more and be better.”