Jude Ocampo is a Philippine attorney specializing in tax and corporate law. As a partner in Ocampo & Suralvo Law Offices, he practices corporate and commercial law and has led teams advising global and regional conglomerates on mergers and acquisitions in the Philippines. He is also currently a senior legal consultant with DFDL-Singapore where he assists clients with their M&A and tax concerns in other ASEAN jurisdictions.
He holds a Master of Laws degree from Harvard University and a Master of Business Administration degree (Finance and Supply Chain Management) from the UNC Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is a graduate of and a former lecturer at the University of the Philippines College of Law.
Jude has more than 15 legal advisory years of experience in various jurisdictions. He was a tax lawyer at Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. (Ernst & Young Philippines), an international tax director with Ernst & Young (Hungary), a tax principal at KPMG Manabat San Agustin & Co. (Philippines), and a partner in the tax and legal department of Deloitte (Commonwealth of Independent States).
He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, international corporate structuring, and international tax. Jude has assisted a number of global and ASEAN multinationals in multi-jurisdictional reorganizations.
He also served in the Philippine government. From 2004 to 2005, he was Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs of the Republic’s Trade and Industry Department and Finance Department.