TONGCO, Candice Christine O.

Status: 
Part Time
Biography: 

Candice Christine O. Tongco graduated cum laude from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in B.S. Management, Major in Legal Management in 2009.  She obtained her Juris Doctor with honors in 2013, and was admitted to the Philippine Bar the following year. While in law school, she joined the Board of Editors of the Ateneo Law Journal, where she became an Associate Lead Editor of the second issue of the 55th volume and the Co-Lead Editor of the Journal's 60th Commemorative Issue. In her senior year, she became a member of the Journal's Executive Committee for its 57th volume. 
 
After graduating, Candice joined Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz (ACCRALAW) as a member of its Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department before transferring to its Commercial and Special Projects Department. She is currently Legal Counsel at Chevron Philippines Inc., where she handles labor, corporate, litigation, and special projects. 
 
Areas of Specialization: 
  • Corporation/Commercial Law

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (since 2014)

Courses Taught: 
  • Legal Writing

Education: 
Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, 2013; Bachelor of Science in Legal Management, Ateneo de Manila University, 2009