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Stephanie Denise E. Dos Santos

Stephanie Denise E. Dos Santos is an associate in Quisumbing Torres. She works with various practice groups in the firm, including Corporate & Commercial/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Employment. Stephanie graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2022 with a Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence.

On 22 September 2023, the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA) issued OCA Circular 335-2023, providing instructions for trial courts in instances where the prosecution seeks dismissal of criminal cases, based on the new evidentiary standard — “lack of prima facie evidence or reasonable certainty to sustain a conviction” — adopted by the Department of Justice earlier this year.