Rodolfo G. Tuazon, Jr.

Rodolfo G. Tuazon, Jr. leads the Firm’s Energy Practice Group. He has been cited as a leader in the Renewable Energy Industry, handling the establishment, accreditation, registration and overall oversight and development of several power plants in the Philippines.

Clients rely on his experience in investment-related matters on doing business in the Philippines. From joint ventures, to new mineral explorations and development projects, he guides clients on the corporate compliance, regulatory, competition, licensing, intellectual property, environmental, and labor implications of these transactions.

Through the leadership of Mr. Tuazon, MOSVELDTT was included as a top Energy firm by the LEGAL 500 in its Asia-Pacific rankings. Mr. Tuazon was further recognized as a leading lawyer in Energy.

Mr. Tuazon is included in the Philippines’s Top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal, which recognized his work in Energy, Mining & Natural Resources, Labor and Immigration.

Mr. Tuazon also specializes in labor and employment law. This practice focuses on full employment advice for multinational and local entities, especially in mergers and acquisitions, labor audits, transfer of employees, union issues, compensation programs, redundancy and retrenchment programs and in synchronizing international policies, practices and programs with local laws. He also has a strong background in negotiating employment terms and conditions with expatriates and key employees and in giving out multi-jurisdictional labor advice.

He currently serves as a consultant in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Tuazon draws on experience gathered from working in the country’s Legislature, and is adept in Legislative Monitoring and Advocacy

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, 2003

Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Ateneo de Manila University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

Public Interest / Constitutional Litigation
Employment and Executive Compensation
Immigration
Corporate Services and Finance