Nicholas Felix L. Ty

Mr. Ty brings with him significant experience in three different aspects of the practice of law — legal services to clients, policy research and teaching. Clients seek his advice on transactions with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Philippine Competition Commission, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and the Department of Trade and Industry.

Mr. Ty has in-depth experience in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence of corporations and specific assets, and the documentation and implementation of such transactions. In addition, Mr. Ty has expertise in labor matters having facilitated collective bargaining negotiations, dismissal and/or grievance proceedings, and voluntary and compulsory arbitration proceedings. He has drafted special labor contracts such as employee handbooks, retirement, and stock option plans.

As incumbent Director of the Institute of Government and Law Reform of the University of the Philippines Law Center, Mr. Ty has led teams of experts in revising codes, legislation, and administrative regulations on a variety of topics such as the ease of doing business, public utilities, criminal law, and labor law. As an Assistant Professor in the University of the Philippines College of Law, he has taught commercial law, criminal law, and private international law. He has also authored papers on securities law and commercial transactions that were published in reputable, peer-reviewed academic journals, as well as a handbook on the Philippine Competition Act.


Master of International Economic and Business Law, Kyushu University, 2015

Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, 2003

Bachelor of Science, Business Economics, University of the Philippines, 1997

cum laude

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Services and Finance
Employment and Executive Compensation