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Asian Legal Business’ First Boutique Law Firm Winner

Avenida and Diaz is the first firm to bag the Boutique Law Firm of the Year during the category’s debut in the 2019 Asian Legal Business Awards. In the same year, it also competed as a finalist in the Immigration Law Firm of the Year and Rising Law Firm of the Year categories

The only boutique firm ranked among top tier immigration firms by Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Avenida and Diaz has also been consistently listed with The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, a credible research and ranking firm which gives valuable insight to both clients and law firms by providing feedback and accreditation. Avenida and Diaz is ranked as one of the top tier immigration firms in PH by Legal500, the only boutique firm among full-service law firms

Source: www.legal500.com/c/philippines/immigration

It has also been recognized as the exclusive Legal Advisor in Philippine Immigration Practice Area of IR Global, a multi-disciplinary global professional services network.

Immigration provider for Top 1000 companies

The firm currently has a roster of thirty-one (31) regular corporate clients, eight (8) of which are included in the country’s Top 1,000 Corporations. Avenida and Diaz’ clients include foreign financial institutions, and companies involved in a wide array of industries, including retail, construction, recreation and construction industry such as Japan Airlines, Cathay United Bank, Mizuho Bank Ltd. MUFG (Bank of Tokyo) Apex Mining, Komatsu, Bermaz (Mazda), Oceanagold (Mining), PhilSeven (711), Roche, TIPCO.

Provided critical role in moving executives/consultants during travel restrictions

Notably, in the year 2020, amid several and continuous travel restrictions imposed by the Philippine government’s Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) causing lockdowns and the hampering of business operations, the firm secured a total of thirty-six (36) successfully travel ban exemptions from DTI, DPWH, BSP, and other government agencies in order to assist the expatriates, foreign consultants and suppliers.

Avenida and Diaz continued in providing quality service in the field of immigration law amid the pandemic, as the firm successfully and expeditiously processed 983 Immigration related applications, all while assisting companies, particularly (13) newly gained clients.