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Kerwin K. Tan has been in the practice of law for more than 10 years. For most of his professional career, he worked at Romulo Law Offices, a top-tier law firm handling all types of corporate and commercial transactions and related tax practice. He mainly focuses of corporate and commercial transactions and tax law. His experience includes handling aviation, banking, business process outsourcing, construction, energy, information technology, manufacturing, technology, and telecom. Among the notable clients he has assisted includes a Philippine telco for its nationwide hardware upgrade worth US$700M and a US publicly listed aircraft manufacturer for aircraft transactions of more than US$65M. On a personal capacity as as pro bono work, Atty. Tan currently sits as Vice-Chair of the National Advisory Council, Crime Laboratory Unit, Philippine National Police.

Kerwin K. Tan

Managing Partner
Mary Sayeh R. Hassani, partner, was admitted to practice law in 2013. She specializes in labor and litigation of civil and criminal cases. As a duly licensed real estate broker, Ms. Hassani also handles various real estate projects for the Firm’s clients, and counsels on property issues, acquisition, and development. She is also a PRC licensed broker and directly assists real property sales, transfers, registration and estate settlement.

Mary Sayeh R. Hassani



VT & Associates was founded and is managed by Kerwin Tan, and together with his partners, has a combined experience in advising clients of more than twenty years. We pride ourselves in offering a more personalized, practical, hands-on, direct and proactive service for all our clients. This is an assurance that is provided to all clients.

While our strength and focus lie in commercial, business, and transaction matters, we offer a broad range of allied services as well since we believe that ultimately, everything is tied to commerce and industry. Thus, we seek to minimize, if not totally eliminate, risk to our clients but in the event there is a need to protect their interests through other means, we are surely up to the task.

Through our people, we represent and have represented clients in fields such as aviation, banking, business process outsourcing, construction, death care, export, energy, food, information technology, leasing, logistics, manufacturing, medicine, mining, NGO, photography, real estate, retail, telecoms, representing those from Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, United States, among others.

Aside from domestic and foreign companies, we represents high net worth individuals for estate planning and family business succession. In the Philippines, some of the biggest conglomerates are family-owned.

Our clients, both domestic and foreign, can attest to our continued commitment to their needs.