Richard Andrew P. Velasco


ATTY. RICHARD ANDREW P. VELASCO joined the law firm of VILLANUEVA GABIONZA & DY on 20 July 2017. He is currently a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Quezon City Chapter.

His practice includes Civil, Criminal, and Corporate Litigation, Arbitration, Commercial and Labor Laws, and Intellectual Property Law.

He has extensively worked with various startups and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through the Innovation for Social Impact Partnership (ISIP) initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and PhilDev Foundation.  He also provides counsel to ASPACE, Inc., the Philippines’ first and leading co-working hub.

Prior to joining the Firm, he was a Junior Associate at Zamora Poblador Vasquez & Bretaña Law Offices, which he joined shortly after taking the 2015 Bar Examinations.

In 2015, Atty. Velasco obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree from the Ateneo de Manila Law School. In 2012, he was a Legal Apprentice of the Firm. He sat for the Philippine Bar Examinations on November 2015, and was admitted to the Bar on May 2016.

He attained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Kalayaan College in 2011.