About Us

Ligan & Uy is a full-service law firm positioned to provide legal services observing the most exacting standards. The Firm represents the integration of vast experiences and practices of two professional lawyers. James Russel D. Ligan and Jessamyn H. Uy possess professional qualifications in the practice of law. They achieved experience and expertise in their respective practice areas by having worked with top-tier and established law firms of international stature.


Ligan  &  Uy has a diverse clientele, which includes, multinational corporations, BPOs, emerging and medium enterprises, start-ups, real estate developers, manufacturing companies, health care professionals and hospitals, distribution and logistics companies, professional services firms, financial sectors, retailers and wholesalers, and those engaged in telecommunication, media and technology, and restaurant and food industries.


We have a thorough understanding of the industries in which our clients operate. The Firm is well placed to service the requirements of its clients across the Philippines in all fields of law and also adequately equipped to handle cross-border transactions. Particularly, the Firm has extensive experience in the areas of corporate law and specializes in representing major foreign and domestic corporations. We handle labor law, wills and estate, immigration, insurance, real estate, family law, and intellectual property issues.


We also offer our proven capabilities in litigation and dispute resolution,representing our clients in high courts and various quasi-judicial tribunals, including the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, National Labor and Relations Commission, National Privacy Commission, Intellectual Property Office,Securities and Exchange Commission, and other adjudicatory bodies.


Our Firm is client-focused, and we take pride in our ability to respond quickly with quality legal services. Big firm expertise. Small firm attention.