Ronald Bernas

Partner, Head of Tax Practice Group

Quisumbing Torres



Ronald Bernas is a partner and head of Quisumbing Torres’ Tax Practice Group. He is a member of the Financial Institutions and Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Groups in Manila. He has 21 years of experience advising clients on various tax issues, including general tax planning, tax controversies, tax litigation, and customs issues and procedures.

Practice Focus

Ronald's practice focuses on general tax planning, protests of assessments, claims for refund and tax credits, and taxation of commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and business reorganizations. His practice also covers trade and customs matters. He has represented and assisted clients in the power/energy/renewable energy, oil and gas, food and beverage, healthcare, and manufacturing industries on various tax issues including internal revenue deficiency tax assessments, and various claims for refund before the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the Court of Tax Appeals, and the Supreme Court.

The latest articles from Ronald Bernas


Quisumbing Torres Sheds Light on Upcoming Changes to Philippine Tax Legislation As businesses and practitioners around the region begin to emerge from their make-shift home offices, many may find themselves in need to catch up on the latest regulatory and legislative developments which have been brewing throughout what has been an unusual year. Baker McKenzie's Philippines memb....