J NORMAN R. HOCSON

A.B. Political Science ‘85 (University of the Philippines)

Juris Doctor LLB ’89 (Ateneo de Manila School of Law)

For your inquiries:

Tel No#:
(+632) 869 1317 TO 19

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(+632) 553 4528

Email: 
info@gdrlawoffices.com

Address: 
6th Floor W Global Center, High  Street, 30th Street corner 9th Avenue Bonifacio  Global City, Taguig City

Mr.Hocson is well-versed in government regulatory work after having served as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) where he supervised the Consumer Welfare & Trade Regulations Group, and at least seven bureaus and offices directly under the DTI.  He likewise served as Legal Counsel and Consultant of the Laguna Lake Development Authority, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board. He was also advisor and consultant for the offices of Senator Ramon Magsaysay and Representative Jacinto Paras undertaking specialized research and drafter of bills and resolutions for such legislators on issues related to Agriculture, National Resources, Environment, Information Technology, Transportation and Communications.

Mr. Hocson also served as the Senior Corporate Attorney for the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport where he was involved in contract negotiations and management, incentives rationalization, joint venture structuring, bids and awards, coordination with various Philippine government agencies and investment missions abroad. He is at the forefront of the Firm’s involvement in Philippine development consultancy projects that are funded by foreign governments and international multi-lateral organizations, related to issues and concerns on water as an important resource and environmental concerns.

His practice areas include Corporations & Businesses, Government Regulations, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Special Projects, & Labor.