Cebu Investment House

Cebu Investment House is a one stop firm mainly offering assistance to almost all personal and corporate legal concerns of ex-pats embracing all aspects of company incorporation doing business in the Philippines which includes business registration, government compliance, taxation, labor, payroll, accounting, and purchase/lease assistance.

The said house is run by GONZALEZ & ASSOCIATES ( The FIRM , for brevity)  which is a law firm based in Cebu, Philippines that is proficient in civil law, commercial law, real estate, collection, intellectual property, criminal law, tariff & customs, litigation & immigration law. Although the firm’s main operations are in Cebu, they represent clients throughout the whole of Philippines.

With a collective experience of 25 years, the Firm has attained recognition and prominence through personalized communion with its clientele treating each one with candor and discernment.  Believing in the idealism that once you have engaged our services, of course with your sincere collaboration, your dilemma would already be solely our problem to your exclusion. That is what we are being hired for and that’s what we are committed to do… defining problems, providing solutions, assuring proper administration of justice and safeguarding the clientele’s rights and interests. A well-deserved reputation for competence, honesty and fidelity to private trust and public duty is what we pride for. 

The Firm is committed to addressing client concerns with effective and often untraditional solutions. Our clients, as diverse as they are, all have one common trait: they need serious and sound legal representation, whether they are physically injured or in the midst of a business dispute.


We Provide Solutions

With the increasing expatriates in the Visayas region especially in Cebu, the firm in recent years strives to achieve results that exceed expectations through our commitment to our clients by adding maximum value to their business, handling complex and sophisticated matters locally, nationally and internationally by being accessible, efficient, responsive and technologically sophisticated.

Since its conception, The Firm has built its practice primarily on word-of-mouth among our clients and the trusted referrals from our colleagues in the legal profession. We are grateful to our clients and fellow lawyers for their confidence in our firm, and for allowing us to build our practice into one of the most successful litigation law firms in the country. The Firm has proven to be one of the most tenacious courtroom opponents around.

The aim of the Firm is to develop long-lasting relationships with our clients. Client satisfaction is our top priority, and this is reflected through our ethical methodology and attention to detail. Clients are updated regularly of progress, and all ground work and research is streamlined using the latest technology ensuring fast and accurate service. The FIRM provides a suite of independent and reliable services that are required by individuals and companies who are operating in or moving to the Philippines, primarily Cebu.

Our attorneys realize that this may be our clients’ first involvement in the legal system, which can be intimidating and confusing. But navigating that maze is our job, and zealously representing our clients’ interests is our task.

Our mission is to provide affordable and high quality legal services to individuals and small or large-scale businesses. We provide our all our clients with the same level of service and professionalism that they would expect from our multi-national clienteles.

One of our firm’s motto: “We listen when our clients speak” exemplifies our approach to each and every client. We treat each one as if they are our only client and we do the utmost to ensure that their requests are addressed in the most professional and efficient manner.

Over 15 years of reliable experience in representing the interests of individuals, families and corporations with confidence and trust.



The Firm’s experience spans the community and business spectrum. Aside from personal legal representations mainly on property acquisitions and marital dissolutions, we have represented various foreign and local companies registering and doing business in the Philippines that are mainly the call centers, outsourcing, BPO, and IT. This includes clients in technological areas such as software and website development and SEO service, financial & banking institutions, biotechnology products and processes, machinery, pharmaceuticals, furniture and plastics. In addition, we have provided services to clients in photography, medical services, metallurgy, basic chemicals and petrochemicals, environmental processes, food and beverages, transportation vehicles, agricultural products, retail and telecommunications as well as internet providers. We have also represented clients in entertainment and the arts, publishing, travel, sports, marketing and advertising.

NB: The Firm is not disclosing the names of our clients for their protection and in compliance to applicable Philippine laws.


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