Honor Roll

AEV Legal wins second straight ‘In-House Team of the Year’ award

Sammy Santos | November 9, 2018

The AEV Legal Team has been named ‘Philippine In-House Team of the Year’ at the Asian Legal Business – Philippine Law Awards. This is the second straight year that the team, which now includes Legal Management Services and Governance and Compliance, has won the prestigious title.


The awards ceremony was held last October 26 at the Makati Shangri-La and gathered prominent members of the legal and business community to celebrate notable achievements and professional excellence of individual law practitioners, law firms, and in-house teams.

A well-deserved win for an outstanding team! Congratulations to the AEV Legal Team Members whose dedication to excellence and to hard work made this possible!

– Mickey Colayco
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer


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Atty. Sammy Dave Santos, Associate General Counsel – Corporate Secretarial, and Atty. Pagan Arches, AVP for Contracts and Commercial Transactions, accepted the award at ceremonies held at Makati Shangri-La.

Winning the award is a true testament to each team member’s hard work and serves as motivation for AEV Legal Team to continue being a trusted advisor and business partner to the entire Aboitiz Group as it continues to drive change for a better world by advancing business and communities.

Keep up the good work, AEV Legal Team!