Sangalang & Gaerlan, Business Lawyers


35-A Legaspi Road, Phil-Am, Quezon City,Metro Manila


Paladins of Law, WIN With INtegrity (WIN-WIN) is our commitment and tagline.

We specialize in business, corporate and labor laws, including data privacy compliance.

We are also a general practice law firm and have extensive experience in handling cases, projects and consultancy engagements outside of our chosen fields of specialization, such as but not limited to: civil, criminal and administrative litigations; arbitration; taxation; foreign and local investments; visa and immigration; estate planning; real estate; insolvency and asset protection; trademarks and intellectual property; occupational safety and health; annulment and family law; and even election law.

We pivoted into an online law firm under the new normal (a.k.a. SGLawFirm Online), and concentrated on legal audits and risk assessments, as well as regulatory compliance.

We regularly conduct online legal forums and webinars for our clients and members, and we invite you to our FREE Legal Webinar Membership Program. Contact us for more information.


Established in 2016


Corporate and Business Law
Estate planning, Wills and Succession
Family Law
Foreign Investment
Labor and Employment
Naturalization and Immigration
Real Estate


Our founder, Atty. Apollo X.C. S. Sangalang, recently celebrated his 25th year in the legal profession.

Prior to establishing his own law firm, Atty. PoL was a partner of other law firms (now dissolved). He had brief stints in government service under the following institutions: University Legal Counsel of the University of the Philippines System (his alma mater); Executive Director of the National Labor Relations Commission; and Chief Legislative Officer of the Senate of the Philippines.

He also served as President (and Legal Aid Attorney) of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines - Pasay Parañaque Las Piñas and Muntinlupa (PPLM) Chapter.

He taught various law subjects at the Philippine Law School and Angelicum College - University of Sto. Tomas System.

He was recognized by the University of the Philippines - College of Economics and Management as an one of its most outstanding alumni (2017) and one of its top one hundred alumni (2019) during its Centennial Year Celebration.  

Our co-founder, Atty. Marvyn A. Gaerlan (an engineering graduate), is our specialist on data privacy and occupational safety & health compliance.     
Members of the Firm:

  1. Atty. Apollo X.C. S. Sangalang - Founding Partner
  2. Atty. Marvyn A. Gaerlan - Co-Founder and Managing Partner
  3. Atty. Gerald Dick B. Baro - Junior Partner
  4. Atty. Gerard Nelson C. Manalo - Junior Partner
  5. Atty. Nathalie L. Pattugalan CPA - Junior Partner
  6. Atty. Juan Miguel E. De Leon - Associate
  7. Atty. Renato P. Magbalon III - Associate

Contact us for information about the individual Members of our Firm.

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