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Ian Norman E. Dato
ian.dato@lawphil.ph
Ian is a partner. He was formerly managing partner of Dato Inciong & Associates.

He has broad experience in corporate and commercial law, handling business registration, corporate housekeeping, acquisitions, stock transfers and corporate compliance.

He has been a director of publicly listed companies, such as 8990 Holdings, Inc. (since 2013) and Pacifica, Inc. (since 2017). He also serves as chair / corporate officer in other holding companies, and entities engaged in real estate, transportation and food business.

A Career Executive Service Eligible, he served as Undersecretary in the Department of Justice in 2010 and Undersecretary in the Office of the Political Adviser under the Office of the President from 2008 to 2010.

  • Admission to the Bar

  • 2004

  • Education

  • Master of Laws in Public International Law, UCL, United Kingdom (2011)
  • Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila School of Law (2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman (1999)