Leo G. Dominguez


Some of Leo’s peers have described him as a “Thought Leader” in two Philippine industries: Mining and Franchising.

ABOUT Leo G. Dominguez

Overview and Expertise

With over 30 years of practice in corporate and commercial law, Leo is regarded as a thought leader in the mining and franchising industries.


Work and Industry Experience

Leo co-authored the bill that became the Mining Act of 1995 and helped create the Philippine Minerals Reporting Code. As partner in Quisumbing Torres*, he represented mining and metals companies, conducting due diligence, ensuring regulatory compliance and advising on complex M&As. Leo is a founding trustee of the Philippine Franchise Association and co-authored its Code of Ethics and Fair Franchising Standards. He has advised international franchisors on their Master Franchises in the Philippines, as well as homegrown franchisors on their local operations and expansion to foreign markets. Leo is Chair of the Philippines-Sweden Business Council and past Chair of the Philippines-Australia Business Council.



*a member firm of Baker McKenzie International