*** Due to his appointment with the government Atty. Karlo Bello has left the firm and has been replaced by his wife, Atty. January Faye Risonar-Bello, starting January 16, 2018.
Admitted to the Philippine Bar, 2007. Education: University of the Philippines (A.B. Political Science, 2000). Ateneo Law School (Juris Doctor, 2005).
Atty. Bello comes from a family of public servants, being the son of Secretary of the Department of Labor. He has served as an elected public official in Davao City, then Undersecretary for Field and Operations of the Department of Agrarian Reform. He specializes in administrative law, and has had extensive experience government affairs and public policy.
Atty. Karlo Bello is currently a Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and his term runs until the year 2026.