Jude B. Ocampo


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.

Contact details

+632 6250765

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Year Qualified



LLM, Harvard
MBA, Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC Chapel Hill