A Senior Associate of the Firm, Mr. Averia graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law in 1988. Mr. Averia’s legal exposure is varied, having been involved in the litigation of civil, criminal and labor cases. Mr. Averia prevailed in, and was unanimously upheld by the Philippine Supreme Court, in the case entitled “Senator Robert S. Jaworski vs. Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. et al.”, now reported in the Supreme Court Reports Annotated, Volume 419 SCRA 317. In the later case of “U-Bix Corporation vs. Projexx Creator, Inc. et al” Mr. Averia again prevailed in the Supreme Court as counsel for Respondent Projexx Creator, Inc. which is now reported in 566 SCRA 284-289.
Before joining the Firm, Mr. Averia served as Legislative Committee Secretary of the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources from 1999 to 2001.
Practice Areas : Civil and Criminal Litigation; Corporate and Family laws; Dispute Resolution; Labor