Alexander C. Dy

SENIOR / MANAGING PARTNER

ALEXANDER C. DY is the Managing Partner of the Law Firm VILLANUEVA GABIONZA & DY. 

Atty. Dy specializes in the fields of Commercial and Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Investment, Taxation, and Corporate Rehabilitation and Insolvency.  His current practice focuses on Banking and Finance, Securities Law, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications, Energy and Natural Resources, and Real Estate Transactions.  He likewise has experience in Litigation and Arbitration, Appellate Practice, Intellectual Property, and Maritime and Aviation.

He helps find solutions for domestic and foreign clients and corporations.  He provides counsel on setting up businesses and structuring investments in the Philippines and overseas to ensure tax efficiency and optimal business incentives.  He renders legal advisory services for companies that seek to obtain secondary licenses from various regulators or to offer securities to the public.    

He was involved in the groundbreaking buy-in of San Miguel Corporation in Philippine Airlines.  He has participated in the successful corporate rehabilitation of Victorias Milling Company, Inc.  He has advised the Philippine Stock Exchange in the drafting of rules for higher corporate governance.

He is the Corporate Secretary of the Makati Central Estates Association, Inc. (MACEA) and the Makati Parking Authority, Inc. (MAPA), among other corporations. 

He has been a Director of the Legal Management Council of the Philippines (LMCP) since 2007.  He was likewise a past Director of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), Makati City Chapter.

He is a Bar Reviewer (Mercantile Law, Corporate Law, Sales) and was a Professorial Lecturer (Commercial Law Review, Corporate Law, Sales, Banking) at the Ateneo Law School.  He is a Professorial Lecturer at the FEU Institute of Law (Corporate Law, Corporate Rehabilitation and Insolvency, Insurance), and was a Professorial Lecturer at the FEU-La Salle JD-MBA Program (Commercial Law Review, Corporate Law, Insurance).

He is likewise a Lecturer at the Ateneo Law School for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Program of the Supreme Court (Drafting Commercial Contracts, Drafting Legal Opinions and Resolutions, Effective Legal Writing and Research, Updates in Banking Laws).

Atty. Dy joined the Firm on 15 June 2001, after stints as a Legal Officer of Allied Banking Corporation in 2000-2001, a Junior Associate of Carpio Villaraza & Cruz Law Offices (CVC) Law in 1999-2000, and a Legal Apprentice of Angara Abello Concepcion Regal & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW) in 1996.

He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY in 1994, and his Juris Doctor Degree from the ATENEO LAW SCHOOL (Second Honors) in 1998.