In a span of barely a decade of providing legal service to the public, FNS has evolved to become one of the more distinguished and prominent law firms in the Philippines , hurdling legal battles of historical importance with its innovative and ingenious approach to client-problems.
Housed at the 23rd Floor of Multinational Bancorporation Centre at the heart of the Makati Business District, FNS opened its first branch office in Cavite , Philippines in 1999 and a liaison and referral office in Hong Kong known as the Fortun Narvasa & Salazar (H.K.) Services Limited in 2002. Its Baguio City branch office was likewise opened in August 2003 to better serve its clients in Northern Luzon .
With its diversified practice ranging from the prosecution of individual and corporate civil and criminal actions to assisting clients in commercial transactions to providing valued advice in the fast-growing global field of electronic commerce and telecommunications, the Firm provides individualized and cost-effective legal service without compromising the exacting demands of professional excellence and quality.
Fortun Narvasa & Salazar Makati City, Philippines
Fortun Narvasa & Salazar was formed in 1993 and provides general legal services and representation to foreign and Filipino mining companies in all aspects of mining, from exploration and project financing to construction, development, and processing. Recognized in the Philippines as a leading firm in mining law, the firm assists clients with joint venture agreements, royalty agreements, government permit approvals, due diligence, mining litigation and dispute resolution, environmental matters, construction contracts, indigenous peoples’ issues, and project financing agreements.
Mining Law Practice
Fortun Narvasa & Salazar (FNS) formed in 1993 provides general legal services to Filipino and foreign companies, including mining entities. It is recognized in the Philippines , a nation rich in mineral resources as a leading firm in mining aw l practice. FNS acts as counsel to the developer of the first foreign funded mining project in the country since the enactment of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995, from its exploration, project financing to its current development and operating stages. FNS, acting as counsel for the Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) Holder, was also instrumental in the recent Philippine Supreme Court decision upholding the right of foreign mining companies to wholly own large-scale mining projects in the country through FTAA's
The Firm represents foreign and Filipino mining companies involved in all aspects of mining from exploration, project financing, construction, development and processing. It assists in joint venture agreements, royalty agreements, government permit approvals, due diligence, mining litigation and alternative dispute resolution, environmental matters, construction contracts, indigenous peoples' issues, and project financing agreements.
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EGERTON GOLD NL( Australia )
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Rapu-Rapu Processing, Inc.
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MRLGold Philippines, Inc.
MINCO RESOURCES ( UK )
Semco Mining And Exploration Corporation ( Philippines )
MONTAGUE RESOURCES PTY LTD.
NORMANDY MINING LIMITED/NEWMONT PHILIPPINES, INC, ( Australia )
ORICAPHILIPPINES, INC. ( Australia )
PHILIPPINE GOLD PLC ( UK )
Base Metals and Mineral Resources Corporation ( Philippines )
Banahaw Mining Corporation ( Philippines )
PHILSAGAMINING CORPORATION ( Philippines )
PROCESS MINERALS INTL. PTY. LTD ( Australia )
SUR-AMERICAN GOLD CORPORATION ( Canada )
Philco Mining Corporation (Phillippines)
Batoto Resources Corporation (Phillippines)
TIGER RESOURCES CORPORATION ( Canada )
TEMPLAR RESOURCES NL( Australia )
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Fortun Narvasa & Salazar
23F Multinational Bancorporation Centre
6805 Ayala Avenue,
Makati City 1226
23rd Floor, Multinational Bancorporation Centre,
6805 Ayala Avenue, Makati City 1227 Philippines
Mailing Address : MCPO Box 2697 Makati City 1200 Philippines
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Telephone No.: (632) 812-8670 (connecting all departments)
Telefacsimile : (632) 812-7199, (632) 812-4251
Stockholders of F & N
Philip Sigfrid A. Fortun Born in 1958; admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1984; A.B.; LL.B. (University of the Philippines ); Registered Trademark and Patent Attorney; Member: International Bar Association; Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Maritime Law Association of the Philippines .
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Practice Areas : Criminal and Civil Litigation; Family Law; Commercial Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property Litigation; Agrarian Law; Admiralty and Maritime Law.
Gregorio Y. Narvasa II Born in 1960; admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1986; B.S. (Ateneo de Manila University); LL.B. (University of the Philippines ); Member: Philippine Bar Association.
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Practice Areas : Criminal, Civil and Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Family Law; Intellectual Property Law.
Roderick R.C. Salazar III Born in 1962; admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1988; A.B.; LL.B. (University of the Philippines); Member: The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific; International Bar Association; Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Philippine Bar Association; Intellectual Property Law Association of the Philippines; Australian-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce (Phils.); Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Chamber of Mines; Accredited Mediator: Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Resolution Group, Inc.; Management Association of the Philippines. E-mail address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice Areas : Corporate and Commercial Law; Civil and Commercial Litigation; Commercial Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Maritime Law; Mining; Telecommunications; Immigration; Securities.
Mylene T. Marcia-Creencia Born in 1967; admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1993. A.B. cum laude ( University of Santo Tomas ); LL.B. (San Beda College); Member: Inter-Pacific Bar Association.
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Practice Areas : Labor and Employment; Litigation; Maritime Law; Family Law; Property and Real Estate; Intellectual Property; Industrial Property; Corporate Law.