Name: Atty. Anthony B. Peralta
Firm Name: Calleja Law – Leading Law Firm in Metro Manila, Philippines
Country: Philippines
Expertise: IT Law

Telephone: (+632) 8633-6113
Fax: (+632) 8635-5786
Email: abp@callejalaw.com

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Professional Biography:

Atty. Anthony B. Peralta is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in the Philippines on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anthony directly using the contact details listed above.

Atty. Peralta is a Senior Partner and the head of the Firm’s Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Departments. His practice involves a broad range of areas such as: banking and finance, business process outsourcing, capital markets, commercial litigation, government contracts and procurement law, data privacy and protection, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, securities, energy law, environmental law, taxation, and transportation law. Atty. Peralta also has experience in commercial and criminal litigation, having appeared in various cases involving insolvency, corporate rehabilitation, disputed tax assessments, unfair competition, and trademark and patent infringement. He notably served as a private prosecutor in the impeachment case of former President Joseph Estrada and in his plunder case before the Sandiganbayan. He previously argued before the Supreme Court in a case involving the foreign ownership issue involving the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company.

Atty. Peralta has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal, a London-based publication, as a global leader in Information Technology law. As part of his practice, he has assisted in the structuring of settlement agreements for technology, intellectual property, and privacy cases. He has represented various global companies in negotiating and drafting software, hardware, internet, cloud, cyber security, and other information technology transactions.

Atty. Peralta is a member of several local and international organisations, such as the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines, International Trademark Association, Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Rizal Chapter, and the Intellectual Property Professors Association. He is the current country representative of the Information Technology Law Association (ITECH Law) and is a Director and past President of the Licensing Executives Society Philippines. He was also the previous president of the Intellectual Property Alumni Association. He has been a faculty member of the De La Salle University College of Law since 2011. He served as Associate dean from 2017-2022. He teaches Corporation Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Credit Transactions, Cyber Law, Intellectual Property, Land Titles & Deeds and Legal Forms.

Firm Overview:

Calleja Law Office offers a strong team of high-calibre lawyers from various backgrounds and specialisations, bringing with them wealth of experience and triumphs, bound by the same passion for commitment, excellence and integrity.

Founded in 2008 by Atty. Howard M. Calleja, CALLEJA PERALTA JIMENEZ SAN LUIS UY & ULIBAS (CALLEJA LAW OFFICE) has evolved into one of the fastest growing full-service law firms in the Philippines. It attributes its rapid growth to continued adherence to its core principles of Commitment, Excellence and Integrity. The extremely volatile business environment prevailing in the Philippines has presented new challenges and opportunities for its clients in the energy, financial services, medical services, real estate, tourism, technology, media, telecommunications sectors. Now more than ever, clients require and demand individualised representation of the highest quality from their legal counsel.

Our goal is for each of our clients to meet their business objectives by providing the highest quality legal services, which is timely, responsive and cost effective. The strength of our client list and endurance of our client relationships attest to our success in meeting that goal. We treat each and every one of our clients as business partners and we combine top rate professional skills and solid business judgment in order to play an active role in ensuring our clients’ success.

After building its reputation by successfully representing clients in significant landmark cases, the firm has metamorphosed into a full service firm with a diverse range of practice areas: Arbitration, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Business Process Outsourcing, Capital Markets, Corporate Law, Data Privacy and Protection, Election Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Foreign Investments, Government Contracts, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Technology Media and Telecommunications, Taxation and Transportation.

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