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A Little History
Behind Our


We are a full-service law firm comprised of experienced, multi-disciplined and innovative tax, customs and international trade, corporate and litigation attorneys.

Our team consists of highly-skilled and principled lawyers who are able to provide wisdom in a variety of disciplines, combined with practicality, responsiveness and passion.

Our firm follows a unique strategy for legal success—employing a holistic discipline for profoundly understanding a client’s needs and crafting effective, pragmatic and principled approaches in every area of our practice. MTF has grown, in response to the demands of its clients—who are its primary reason for being.

Our most important partner is you—our client. Together, we gain a deeper understanding of your distinctive needs, so that we can customize effective solutions for you.


We assist our clients resolve their business, legal and tax concerns, thereby enabling them to achieve their objectives.
Through our team of competent, dedicated, and motivated lawyers and staff, we consistently deliver timely, responsive, competent, effective, sound, professional, and ethical legal advice, services, and solutions to our clients, thereby exceeding our clients’ expectations.
We continue to develop our expertise in our fields of legal practice in order to best serve our clients and business partners.
We develop the full potential of our people, by empowering and giving them opportunities for growth and success, in a work environment that fosters confidence and trust.


We aim to be the choice legal counsel in our fields of practice and expertise.
We aim to continuously build a highly efficient, agile, enduring, and dynamic organization.

Our vision reflects our core values of integrity, excellence, effectiveness, clarity, fairness, diligence, and social responsibility.  
Our firm values the wellbeing of our people. 



We hold ourselves accountable to the highest professional, moral and ethical standards in the performance of our work.

High Quality and Effectiveness

Championing our client’s best interest

Client First

We believe that the client’s best interest should always come first.

Passion and Diligence

Staying passionate about our work and putting the highest value in hard work, discipline and diligence


Ensuring clarity in our work by staying simple, precise and clear in all our communications

Personnel Well-Being

Going beyond the work by taking care of our team’s financial, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being


Maintaining equity and fairness between our partners, clients, personnel, contractors, and counterparties

Social Responsibility

Staying socially responsible in our work by involving ourselves and supporting causes and advocacies that help others, especially the less fortunate

Member Organizations

The International Tax Specialist Group (ITSG)

The International Tax Specialist Group (ITSG) provides high quality, practical, and creative international tax advice on a worldwide basis. Each ITSG member is highly experienced in international tax planning and is recognized as such by his or her peers. Members join the group “by invitation” after working successfully with other members.

Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX)

Euney Marie Mata-Perez was recently elected as the EVP.

Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) is a non-stock, non-profit, non-political professional association formally organized on January 15, 1968 with the goal to which aims to be the leading national organization of finance professionals and practitioners dedicated to the advancement of financial knowledge and expertise.

The Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association (AOTCA)

Euney Marie Mata-Perez is the current President.

The Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association (AOTCA) is an umbrella organization with the purpose to bring together all tax advisers’ organizations of all Asia and Oceanic states and to safeguard the professional interests of tax advisers and to assure the quality of tax services provided to the public.

The Tax Management Association of the Philippines, Inc. (TMAP)

Euney Marie Mata-Perez was a former President of TMAP.

The Tax Management Association of the Philippines, Inc. (TMAP) is a non-stock corporation founded on October 22, 1981 established primarily to professionalize tax practice and provide a channel by which the private sector may actively participate in the drafting of tax laws, rules and regulations.

The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI)

The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. or SEIPI is the largest organization of foreign and Filipino electronics companies in the Philippines and through its vision and dedication of its members, aims to make the Philippines a globally competitive business environment for semiconductor and electronics technologies.

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP)

The ECCP is a bilateral foreign chamber that promotes European interests in the Philippines and vice versa. With nearly 800 members, the ECCP offers a strong business network that holds great potential in translating to tangible business opportunities. It is a unique organization that offers membership as well as professional business services to members and clients.

Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines Inc. (SharePHIL)

Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines Inc. (SharePHIL) aims to serve as a catalyst to a more dynamic and sustainable capital market through investor education and advocating for the protection of shareholders’ rights and promoting shareholder activism in a positive way.The creation of SharePHIL completes the institutional governance infrastructure required to promote capital market development and ensures the creation of a level playing field among shareholders, consistent with best practices in other developed economies.

Management Association of the Philippines (MAP)

With promoting management excellence for nation-building as its main objective, the MAP is 68-years-old management organization whose over 1,000 members represent a cross-section of CEOs, COOs and the other top management practitioners from the largest local and multinational companies operating in the Philippines. MAP also counts some top management educators and government officials as its members. Please view the MAP video via youtube channel and Subscribe

The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)

The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) is a non-stock, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the professionalization of Philippine corporate directorship by raising the level of corporate governance policy and practice to world-class standards.

Guild of Real Estate Entrepreneurs and Professionals (GREENPRO)

Guild Real Estate Entrepreneurs and Professionals (GREENPRO) is an exclusive membership guild for executives in the real estate industry of the Philippines



Expert Guides

World Tax


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