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Berenice Joanna G. Dela CruzBrowsing
Berenice Joanna G. Dela Cruz is an associate in Quisumbing Torres. She works with various practice groups in the firm, including Corporate & Commercia/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Data and Technology, and Employment. Prior to joining the firm, she was a legal intern in the Office of the Solicitor General where she assisted in research, preparation of pleadings, meetings with clients and court hearings. Berenice graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2022, and ranked 5th in her batch. She also received the Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence and commendations for her participation in several international moot court competitions. She was newly admitted to the Philippine bar in 2023.