THE FIRM This unparalleled shipping firm remains at the forefront of the market. The group counsels international shipowners and P&I clubs on matters relating to collisions, the sale and purchase of vessels, ship finance, mort-gage and registration. In addition, the team has assumed a leading role in devising the country's new maritime code. Notable clients include American Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruises and Royal Caribbean. Sources say: "They are in a league of their own." "They are the runaway leaders in shipping." KEY INDIVIDUALS Ruben Del Rosario is co-managing partner at the firm. He is widely acclaimed for his extensive experience in shipping law. His expertise extends to maritime liti-gation, dry and wet work, including personal injury and multimodal transport issues. Arturo Del Rosario is a talented shipping practitioner. He is instrumental in the firm's handling of cases involving arrests, collisions, cargo damage and oil pollution. Charles Dela Cruz is a high-profile figure within the domestic shipping landscape. He has considerable experience in the field and is a former president of the Maritime Law Association of the Philippines. Joseph Rebano is best known for his expertise in admiralty and related investigations. Sources describe him as "an outstanding lawyer; he is very diligent and very thorough." Herbert Tria is an expert in insurance and personal injury cases, whose counsel is much valued by clients.

CHAMBERS ASIA, 2012, A Client’s Guide, Shipping section



Firm News

Arturo T. Del Rosario Jr. elected IPAP President for 2015 - 2017

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DelRosarioLaw Managing Associate Pedrito Faytaren, Jr. was a speaker at the seminar conducted by Virjen Shipping last 11 May 2017.  Pedrito discussed the POEA Contract, Seafarer’s Protection Act and other crew claims issues.


The firm proudly announces the promotion of Saben Loyola as a Partner of Del Rosario & Del Rosario Law Offices.


DelRosarioLaw Partner Charles Dela Cruz was the Conference Chairman at the “Employment Law for HR Professionals, Masterclass 2017” held in Makati City on 3 May 2017.

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