GIA Law’s Atty. Gargantiel joins the ranks of the Top 100 Lawyers

The Asia Law Business Journal recognized Atty. Kristjan Vicente T. Gargantiel as one of the Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers.

Atty. Gargantiel, the Firm’s founding partner, handles most of the Firm’s high-profile litigation cases. He was acknowledged for his excellent and compassionate legal services and his contribution to the academe.

The Asia Law Business Journal is one of Asia’s leading legal magazines published by Vantage Asia Publishing Limited, an independent media company based in Hong Kong.

See full article and editorial here.

GIA Law’s Attys. Vanel Andrea T. Beltejar, Anna Patricia M. Derecho and Julie Mae Marie P. Cantos join Dafort Villaseran on Coffee Break: Women lawyers dominating the legal scene, on October 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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Injunction hearings vs. doble plaka to proceed

/ Brando Rosales/

A court in Quezon City has granted the petitioners’ request to move forward with the injunction proceedings against the Doble Plaka Law.

Motorcycle rider group, Riders of the Philippines (ROTP), has filed for a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition against Republic Act 11235 (Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act / Doble Plaka) at the Quezon City regional trial court on July 1, 2020. The injunction proceedings or court hearings are scheduled to commence on November 24, 2020.

GIA LAW YEAR 2 Blazing a trail in the Digital Age


Although still young, the firm is already establishing its niche in Quezon City

“ANY lawyer can establish his own office and practice on his own. But it takes competence, guts, and a great serving of luck to establish and maintain a law firm.”

Thus says Marcelino Michael Atanante 4th, one of GIA Law’s partners.

Gargantiel Ilagan & Atanante Law, or more known simply as GIA Law, is a full-service law firm located at the Times Square Building, in the city known as the home of government offices, Quezon City.

Rising to the Occasion


A young law firm is fast making a name for itself

IT’S a young law firm run by young lawyers, all right. But prospective clients do not have to think twice about paying for their services. And more so when they witness the GIA Law attorneys argue their cases in courts. The firm’s youthful culture is an advantage, you know—and one they intend to keep, even as they and their firm grow older.