Philippine-based firm Gulapa Law Office, an IFLR1000 Recognised Firm, has set up shop in New York City through its affiliate, Gulapa & Baclay LLP. Managing owner Aris Gulapa, resident partner Oliver Baclay, Jr., and Of Counsel Licelle Cobrador, all qualified in both the Philippines and New York City, comprise the legal team.

The satellite office was launched last February 22, 2017 in Manhattan. Gulapa Law Office is the first Philippine-based firm to open an office in New York.