Innovate, Achieve and Excel

Gulapa Law has extensive and significant experience in various legal fields. Its practice area includes general corporate, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), projects and infrastructure (such as Public-Private Partnership projects), banking and finance, real estate and construction, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), antitrust and competition, intellectual property, and dispute resolution.

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INNOVATE

INNOVATE

We take advantage of legal developments to provide out of the box solutions using technological tools for cost-efficient legal services.

ACHIEVE

ACHIEVE

We work with our clients to achieve their commercial goals within what is not legally prohibited.

EXCEL

EXCEL

We handle any matter, including those that others would consider ordinary, extraordinarily well.

Who We Are


We are here to help you with your legal needs

The Firm was established by Aris L. Gulapa in September 2015. Since then, the Firm has admitted 8 partners. From a complement of 6 lawyers in 2015, the Firm now has 35 legal professionals and is now officially known as “Gulapa & Lim” or “Gulapa Law”.

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  1. 2015

    Gulapa Law was Established

  2. 2017

    Established New York Office

  3. 2018

    Established San Francisco Representative Office

  4. 2020

    Established Cebu Office

  5. 2022

    Established Vietnam Office

Our Offices


Bringing legal services closer to you

Gulapa Law renders legal services to clients in the Philippines and abroad.

Our Lawyers


Get to know our lawyers

Aris L. GulapaAris L. Gulapa

Aris is the founding partner of Gulapa Law. He established the firm after accumulating a wealth of experience from his legal practice in Manila, Vietnam, Singapore, Tokyo, and New York.

Charmaine Rose K. Haw-LimCharmaine Rose K. Haw-Lim

Charms is the managing partner of Gulapa Law. She served as a consultant at the Asian Development Bank under its Office of General Counsel (Sovereign and Non-Sovereign Operations) before she joined Gulapa Law.

Gains and Recognitions

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy, Band 3

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy, Band 3

2022

Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific)

Competition (Recommended Law Firm)

Competition (Recommended Law Firm)

2022

Asialaw Profiles

Projects & Infrastructure Firm of the Year

Projects & Infrastructure Firm of the Year

2021

Asia Business Law Journal

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