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Karl Raymond Cruz

Quisumbing Torres


Karl Raymond Cruz is an associate in Quisumbing Torres’ Corporate & Commercial / M&A Practice Group. Prior to joining QT, he was with Office of the Solicitor General as an associate solicitor, and in one of the top-tier law firms in the Philippines as an associate.

Karl obtained his Juris Doctor degree from University of the Philippines in 2016 and was admitted to the bar in 2017. He finished his Master of Laws degree at Columbia Law School in 2022.

Practice Focus

Karl has five years of experience working on corporate and commercial matters including mergers & acquisitions, general corporate counselling and governance, and corporate maintenance for local and multinational companies, as well as dispute resolution matters including civil, commercial and criminal litigation, and international commercial arbitration.

Karl’s practice spans a wide range of industries, including financial institutions, consumer goods and retail, energy and power, infrastructure, and technology, media, & telecommunications.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines 
  • International Bar Association


  • Philippines (2017)


  • Columbia University (Master of Laws) (2022)
  • University of the Philippines (Juris Doctor) (2016)
  • Ateneo de Manila University (Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering, Minor in Financial Management) (2012)


  • English
  • Filipino