Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez is the Managing and Founding partner of Mata-Perez, Tamayo & Francisco. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the Philippine bar. She is the past President of the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP), the leading association of tax practitioners.
She has been ranked by Chambers & Partners as one who “really knows tax law, and is a magnificent lawyer.”
Euney brings to the practice not only a rich 28-year experience in tax, transactions, corporate reorganizations and other corporate matters, but also a keen business insight as a certified public accountant, enabling her to identify and help resolve the issues that shape business needs.
Singled out for her discerning insight, she has been invited to explain the complexities of tax laws and speak at local and international forums—such as conferences sponsored by the International Tax Review, Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants Association, Inc., and TAXAND—as well as contributing to several foreign and local publications, including CCH Doing Business in Asia, the Ateneo Law Journal, and the TMAP Technical Journal.
Euney led the Tax Management Association of the Philippines—the country’s leading association of tax practitioners and professionals—as its president in 2013. She is the past Deputy President of Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants Association, Inc. for the term 2016 to 2018 and the current President of the Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants Association, Inc. for the term 2018 to 2020.
Euney earned her degree of Juris Doctor and graduated salutatorian of her class at the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, where she was the Associate Editor of the Ateneo Law Journal. She graduated summa cum laude in her undergraduate course of Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in accounting, from the University of San Carlos, Cebu City.
She was formerly with the law firms of SyCip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan and Salvador & Associates.
Chambers and Partners
World Tax (EG Tax Leading Advisor)
The Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers of 2019 by Asia Business Law Journal
The Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers of 2020 by Asia Business Law Journal