A PHILIPPINE FULL-SERVICE LAW FIRM
THE LAW FIRM OF JORGE M. JUCO
MARY ANN TOLETE-JUCO
Mary Ann Tolete-Juco, the Firm's Managing Director, obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from De La Salle University (1995-1998) and her Bachelor of Laws degree from the San Sebastian College of Law (2000-2004). She has extensive exposure to taxation, government contracting, corporate organization and family law. She has worked successively with the Court of Tax Appeals and with the Court of Appeals as an Attorney, developing her expertise in her areas of practice.
JORGE M. JUCO
Jorge M. Juco, the Firm's Principal, has had extensive experience in a number of associated fields. At various stages in his legal career, he has authored numerous books and articles (whose listings may be found on the internet) and financial law manuals, and has been, at various times, a law professor, a political advisor and negotiator, an investment and development banker in the Philippines and an international financial law advisor in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Atty. Juco obtained his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude (1962), and his Bachelor of Laws (1966) degrees from the Ateneo de Manila University. Admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1967, he pursued his doctoral studies at Fordham University in the United States as a Fulbright-Hays grantee (1967-1969).
After his studies in the United States, his subsequent active litigation, corporate and banking career has spanned four decades, initially as a law professor and political consultant, then as a major law firm associate and corporate practitioner, as an investment banker and as a development banker in the Philippines (from 1969 to 1987), and subsequently as Senior Legal Advisor to The National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia, the leading international commercial bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the middle east region (from 1987 to 2013). During his 26 years in Saudi Arabia, aside from his legal advisory role, he actively participated in and supervised the prosecution and defense efforts of the bank in litigations in the U.S., in Europe and in other middle east countries. He authored numerous financial law manuals for the bank's reference.