Quisumbing Torres is pleased to announce Timothy Joseph (TJ) M. Mendoza as Partner and Head of the firm's Banking & Finance Practice Group and a member of its Corporate & Commercial Practice Group. TJ also heads the firm’s Financial Institutions Industry Group and Restructuring & Insolvency Group.

Mr. Mendoza has extensive experience leading and supervising teams in various local and international special projects involving mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and project finance transactions for industry leaders in the natural resource, energy and infrastructure sectors.

TJ's practice focuses on banking and finance, capital markets, energy, mining and infrastructure, M&A and real estate. He advises clients on foreign direct investment regulations, corporate, capital and deal structures, corporate governance, financing and security creation issues and national and local licensing and regulatory issues. He has also acted as counsel for various issuers and/or underwriters, or other financial advisors of issuers in transactions involving initial public offerings (IPOs) in the Philippines and initial listing on the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. Prior to joining Quisumbing Torres, TJ worked on some of the biggest M&A and project financing transactions in the Philippines, several of which were awarded or nominated as notable deals by various international publications.

He graduated from University of the Philippines College of Law in 2006, and was admitted to the bar the following year. He obtained his undergraduate degree (AB Political Science) from Ateneo de Manila University.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 and 2018 named TJ as one of the leading lawyers in the Philippines in Banking & Finance.

About Quisumbing Torres

Established in 1963, Quisumbing Torres (QT) has been advising top domestic and multinational companies in the country for more than 50 years.

With a team of more than 50 Philippine lawyers, QT is a full-service firm, advising clients in the Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Immigration, Intellectual Property, and Tax practice areas.

QT partners specialize in specific practice areas and industry groups, namely, Consumer Goods & Retail, Energy, Mining & Infrastructure, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation, and, Technology, Media & Telecommunications.

QT is a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein with independent member law
firms around the world.