Rolando A. Cruz (RAC) is a Senior Counsel and Deputy Head of the Corporate, Tax, Construction and Special Projects Group. In addition, he is also head of the Legal Management and Support Group.
He brings more than 19 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
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.