SyCipLaw advises the Light Rail Manila Consortium in its bid for the Php65B Manila LRT1 Cavite Extension Project


SyCipLaw acted as counsel to the Light Rail Manila Consortium, comprised of Metro Pacific Light Rail Corporation, AC Infrastructure Holdings, Inc. and Macquarie Infrastructure Holdings (Philippines) Pte Ltd., which was awarded the concession for the Php65 billion Manila Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension Project.

The project will extend the current LRT Line 1 by 11.7 kilometers, starting from its existing Baclaran Station to the future Niyog Station in Bacoor, Cavite. The whole stretch of the integrated LRT Line 1 will have a total length of approximately 32.4 kilometers and will be operated and maintained by the winning bidder.

After compliance with the post-award requirements, the Department of Transportation and Communications, the Light Rail Transit Authority and the Light Rail Manila Corporation, which was incorporated by the consortium members, signed the Concession Agreement on October 2, 2014.

The SyCipLaw team was composed of partners Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes, Angel M. Salita, Jr. and Arlene M. Maneja and senior associate Diana Grace L. Uy.