Rolando A. Cruz

Senior Counsel, Corporate, Tax, Construction and Special Projects

Rolando A. Cruz (RAC) is a Senior Counsel and Deputy Head of the Corporate, Tax, Construction and Special Projects Group.

He brings more than 18 years of experience in handling tax, corporate, and real estate transactions.

Before joining Libra Law, he advised Philippine firms, multinational companies, and foreign investors on tax-advantaged investments and tax-efficient corporate structures, reorganizations, and quasi-reorganizations.

RAC specialized on tax cases, appearing before courts, revenue authorities, and other administrative agencies in tax-related disputes.

A licensed real estate broker, he also brings expertise in real estate transactions, including joint ventures and project financing in land development, land consolidation and registration, and acquisition and disposition of real property.

RAC served as tax manager at KPMG, an international tax-consultancy firm. After his stint in KPMG, he headed the Tax and Corporate Services of a law firm based in Quezon City.

RAC obtained his Bachelor of Laws (2000) and Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy (1995) from the University of the Philippines. He was admitted to the Philippine bar in 2002.