Atty. Krisanto Karlo E. Nicolas – Senior Partner, Philippine Criminal, Civil & Corporate Lawyer,

Atty. Krisanto Karlo Nicolas, one of the Founding Partners, obtained his Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, where he graduated with Honors and was awarded the Silver Medal Second Honors award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

Atty. Nicolas specializes in corporate law and commercial litigation and arbitration, franchise law, tax law, labor and employment law and admiralty and maritime law. He is an experienced litigator, having handled countless civil, criminal and administrative cases before various courts and quasi-judicial tribunals in the country.

Before forming the firm, Atty. Nicolas was connected with Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan Law Offices, where he practiced Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Corporate Law and Corporate Services, and Intellectual Property Law.

 Aside from legal work, he is currently a regular columnist and legal adviser for the magazine Franchise Today. He also writes as a regular columnist for the publication Builders Today.

Atty. Nicolas is also a professorial lecturer at the De La Salle Graduate School of Business -Far Eastern University Institute of Law, the Philippines' first Juris Doctor-M.B.A. program, where he teaches Legal Ethics. He also serves as a thesis/dissertation defense panelist for the same esteemed academic institution.

Pertinently, he is the President of the Rotary Club of Mandaluyong Uptown.

You may reach him through:

E-mail: knicolas@ndvlaw.com