SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL COUNSEL
Atty. Rafael has over seven years of experience in alternative dispute resolution, international law, and government. He appears at international justice bodies and at international commercial arbitration organisations. Priorly, he worked for the Philippine Government in capacities such as of Director for Public Information and Promotions at the Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Department of Justice of the Philippines. He sat at the committee for the revision of the criminal code of the country. He also was a member of the committee for the protection of civil and political rights under the Office of the President of the Republic. He was trained at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center. He completed the US State Department's International Visitor's Leadership Program. Atty. Rafael also handles matters on renewable energy development, construction, and finance. He finished college at the University of the Philippines and law at San Beda.