Norieva D. De Vega
16th Flr. Suite 1607 AIC Burgundy Empire Tower
ADB Ave., Ortigas Center
1605 Pasig City, Metro Manila
Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices is a full-service law firm in Metro Manila , Philippines dedicated to delivering a broad range of legal services under a small-firm setting. The core of our legal practice is the provision of legal services which exceeds our client’s expectations. Hence, we are committed to using our best efforts to deliver high quality and efficient results, promptly and at a reasonable cost.
From its inception, the founding partners of Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices have recognized the need of individuals, corporations, and small and medium sized-businesses for first class legal services within the range of their modest finances. In turn, the firm has helped clients within the Philippines and abroad by providing low-cost, first-rate and innovative legal representation to individuals, corporations and small businesses. We have always stayed true to our mission of providing unparalleled legal services, within a moderate to low cost structure.
Our lawyers are highly-trained experts in their respective fields. They provide cost-effective solutions to individuals and businesses, always bearing in mind the objectives of the client. With our legal staff of expert litigators, legal advisors, and tax consultants, and our complement of certified public accountants, paralegals and legal secretaries, you are assured of only the best.
We at Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices believe in developing lasting relationships with clients through solid results and outstanding personal service. We take pride in our ability to provide legal services which only large firms are able to deliver, with the personal touch which only small firms can provide. We believe that developing close relationships and immersing ourselves with the concerns of our clients and their businesses will allow us to provide them with the best counsel possible.
Our law office is located at the bustling Ortigas Business Center in Pasig City, Metro Manila.
Atty. Norieva “Nikki” de Vega is the Managing Partner of Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices (NDV Law). She obtained her Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law where she graduated Class Salutatorian . She also received the Silver Medal Second Honors award. Moreover, she was bestowed the Silver Medal for Academic Excellence for her achievements in the field of academics. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. In addition, she has finished the Intellectual Property Law School Program of the Instituto de Estudos Europeus de Macau. Furthermore, she has successfully completed the Intellectual Property Training for Lawyers held in Tokyo, Japan and sponsored by the Japan Patent Office in coordination with the Association on Overseas Technical Scholarship. She also holds a Certificate from the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) for her completion of the WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property held in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.
A duly registered resident representative accredited by the Philippine Intellectual Property Office, Atty. de Vega primarily practices intellectual property law, including licensing and technology transfer agreements and the prosecution and maintenance of trademarks, copyrights, patents, utility models, industrial designs. She also specializes in all areas of local and international taxation, election law and entertainment law. She has extensive experience in litigation, particularly in the fields of tax law, family law, immigration law, intellectual property litigation and enforcement actions.
Before forming the firm, Atty. de Vega was connected with Carpio Villaraza & Cruz (CVC Law), where she practiced Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law and Litigation.
Atty. De Vega is a law professor at the De La Salle Graduate School of Business -Far Eastern University Institute of Law, the Philippines’ first Juris Doctor-M.B.A. program, where she teaches Political Law Review to graduating law students and Constitutional Law to freshmen law students. She is also a thesis/dissertation defense panelist. Pertinently, she is duly accredited as a Trainer by the Licensing Executives Society International.
In addition to teaching, Atty. De Vega hosts a radio show entitled “Mind Your Own Business” aired every Wednesday from 11 am to 12 noon at DZRJ 810 AM, the first English format AM station in the Philippines. She is also a regular columnist at FranchisingPH, one of the leading resources in franchising in the Philippines.
Atty. de Vega is also active in the community. At present, she is the 2nd Vice-President of the Mandaluyong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) and Director for Service Projects of the Rotary Club of Mandaluyong Uptown. She is also a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Federacion Internacional De Abogadas, Licensing Executives Society (LES Philippines), Association on Overseas Technical Scholarship Alumni Association, The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA)International, LAWASIA Philippines, Legal Management Council of the Philippines, International Association for Contract and Commercial Management and Sigma Delta Phi.