Atty. Anthony B. Peralta

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.

Agne Lindberg

Agne Lindberg is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Agne directly using the contact details listed above.

Agne specialises in IT, telecom, data privacy and Intellectual Property. His experience includes IT-contracts, outsourcing deals, e-commerce, electronic banking, data privacy, telecommunications and IT mergers and acquisitions, Intellectual property, in particular software piracy litigation.

Clients spans from Vendors being all from start-ups to world leading IT and telecoms corporations to public and private organisations in their IT procurement.

Agne  was a member of the Swedish IT Commission’s IT Law Observatory, set up by the Swedish government, a member of the board of the Swedish IT Law organisation, a member of the Legal Council of the Swedish IT Organisation, the main trade organisation in Sweden and co-chair of the Subcommittee of International transactions of the American Bar Association Committee on the Law of Cyberspace.

He has also founded the network on outsourcing within the Swedish Informatics society. He is a frequent speaker topics related to IT-contracts, IT M&A, outsourcing, software piracy and data protection and has written numerous books and articles.

Firm Overview:

Delphi is a progressive law firm with specialists in most industries and legal areas within business law. We have a total workforce of 195 employees, of which more than 150 are lawyers. We have offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Linköping and Norrköping.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Agne Lindberg and Delphi in Sweden (streetinsider.com)

Georgia Gibson Henlin QC

Georgia Gibson Henlin is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in Jamaica on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Georgia directly using the contact details listed above.

Called to the Jamaican Bar in 1993, Georgia has practised in all the courts in Jamaica with her current focus being: Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the Privy Council. She is also a member of the Ontario Bar since 2002 and a Notary Public for Ontario.

In 2002 she was awarded a Master of Laws Degree in Innovation Law and Policy from the University of Toronto where she specialised in the Law of E-Commerce and Information Technology, Legal Issues in Cyberspace, Telecommunications Economics, Wireless Communications (Spread Spectrum), Internet Law and Governance, Entertainment Law, Freedom of Expression and the Press, Intellectual Property in the Digital Era and Intellectual Property in Cyberspace.

Georgia has in the past acted for the telecommunications regulatory authority The Office of Utilities Regulation particularly as it relates to its functions under the Telecommunications Act 2000.

Georgia has worked with one of the major Mobile Telecommunications providers particularly as it relates to Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Short Messaging Services (SMS), numbering issues and competition law issues and the use and misuse of confidential information. She has responded to Office of Utilities Regulations Consultative documents on Universal Service and Dominance in Mobile Call Termination.

Georgia Gibson Henlin has provided advice on and published papers on competition in communications. She is referenced in the BICSI 1st edition Wireless Design Manual and has authored the 2nd Chapter of the Wireless Design Reference Manual and has co-authored the 2nd Chapter of the 3rd Edition. She has authored a chapter on Legal Issues relating to the Electronic Security Design Professional Manual in the BICSI organisation published in January 2009.

Jorge Acedo-Prato

Jorge Acedo-Prato is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in Venezuela on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jorge directly using the contact details listed above.

Jorge joined Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque in 1993 and he became partner in 1996. He specializes in the corporate area, focusing on mergers, acquisitions and banking. From 1996 to 1998, Jorge worked as visiting attorney in Steel, Hector & Davis in the USA. Currently, he has developed strong experience in these areas.

Speaking Engagements:

Since 1998, Jorge has participated as a speaker in international conferences of the American Bar Association, International Bar Association and Lex Mundi in Durban, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Miami and Paris, on mergers and acquisition topics.

Firm Overview:

Venezuelan leading full-service law firm with the strongest international reach that provides services to national and international clients following the highest quality standards.

With over 75 years of experience, Hoet & Partners is the leading intellectual property firm in Venezuela and one of the most recognised with a strong international reach. We are a full practice intellectual property law firm, characterised by always being at the forefront and innovating to provide personalised attention to meet the needs of our clients, becoming their allies in the development and protection of their Intellectual Property rights in Venezuela, Latin America and the Caribbean

Esther Miriam Flesch

Esther Miriam Flesch is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Esther directly using the contact details above.

Esther Miriam Flesch joined the firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1998. Ms. Flesch is the head of the Brazilian Compliance group. Ms. Flesch has significant experience in FCPA related projects, including internal investigations, cooperation with US colleagues for DOJ/SEC disclosures and dealing with crisis upon local management arrests and indictment.

Esther Miriam Flesch also has significant experience in the preventive practice related to the FCPA and Brazilian anti-corruption law, such as due diligence of third parties and implementation of compliance programs.

Firm Overview:

Considered one of the largest law firms in Brazil, Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados has a comprehensive and cutting edge operation, with expertise in all areas of law. Founded in 1959, the firm provides legal services to national and international clients across several markets, helping them to manage their business in an ethical and efficient way.

Through our strategic cooperation with Baker & McKenzie, Trench, Rossi e Watanabe offers its clients access to a global perspective through one of the most extensive and solid networks of the legal market, working collaboratively with lawyers with deep knowledge in several jurisdictions, supporting and providing “insights” to our client′s operations, wherever and however they need it.

Trench, Rossi and Watanabe is over half a century old. We have extensive experience in complex and pioneering aspects of transactions and have developed skills that transcend borders, but always maintaining the accuracy in relation to technical quality, ethics and efficiency. With over 200 lawyers in São Paulo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre, we offer the knowledge and confidence needed to deal with the Brazilian law and unique business practices.

We emphasise the professional development of our lawyers, constantly investing in their professional improvement through specialised courses and the most diverse and innovative forms of training in Brazil and abroad. In addition to solid legal experience, our professionals accumulate fluency in several languages and knowledge of various cultures and legal systems in an effort to ensure service of the highest quality is provided to our international clients.

We have a dynamic corporative organisation, dedicated to monitoring the changes in the legal field and anticipating solutions to our customers. We have an integrated and cutting edge administrative and technological infrastructure, in order to provide adequate support to our services. We are committed to responsive, efficient and reliable service, seeking to develop strong and lasting relationships with our clients.