About Us


Jabines & Partners 

The Group follows principles of modern and traditional practice of law. While it is geared towards maximization of technology in the practice of law, the Firm embedes proven traditional standards used in centuries. 

The Group believes in unified goals and areas of specialization. It is imperative that every lawyer finds his/her niche in the practice.

This establishes a wider scale of services but focuses on the development of specialty of every lawyer.



The lawyers came from competitive legal backgrounds.

Atty. Jabines is practicing international law (cross-border transactions) while Atty. Cabacang was widely exposed in banking law, especially on collection cases and other remedies. Both are able to successfully defend, prosecute and work for cause of clients in different fields of specialization.

The Partners

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.


Meet the Managing Partner

Her areas of pratice are litigation (prosecution and defense), international law, corporate law, family law, civil law and criminal law. Other fields of practice include arbitration and mediation. Currently a Council Member at AsiaJuris. She is a Fellow at Asian International Arbitration Center (AIAC) and a member of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators.

She wants to author books later in life.










Meet the Partners

Atty. Belteshazzar L. Cabacang - SENIOR PARTNER

He practices Commercial, Civil, Criminal and Labor Laws. He specializes Banking Laws and has worked extensively in matters involving Collection of Sum of Money with Attachment, Repossession of Personal Property, Foreclosure of Mortgaged Properties and Corporate Rehabilitation and Insolvency. He is also a member of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PiArb). 


Atty. May Sheene Q. Tapay - JUNIOR PARTNER

Atty. May came from a competitive educational background. She is keen in practicing litigation, primarily in family law, corporate law, and labor law. She is currently teaching Remedial Law and Negotiable Instruments Law.


Atty. Nicolas Aranilla, C.P.A. - "OF COUNSEL"

Atty. Nick is a lawyer-accountant extensively practising in tax related remedies. He formerly worked for the largest accounting firm in the country, SGV and Co. Currently a legal advisor to the Phil. Embassy in the Middle-East, his expertise is a fresh addition to the pool of expertise for the Group.

Jeremiah 29:11

The Paralegals

Mr. Hanz Jenton Villarin

Mr. Hanz has an all-encompassing experience in court processes. He was a former liaison officer of a reputable law firm in Cebu City, thus, well-versed in various needs in litigation.

He completed a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in the University of Cebu and decided to immerse himself in areas relative to law.

He is playing an active role in ensuring that administrative needs are met. 

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Ms. Nina Jhacel T. Batobalonos

Ms. Nina finished her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in the University of San Carlos in 2018 and pursued her law (LLB) studies in the same prestigious school until 2019.

She is passionate in the study of law and is aiming to be a full-pledge lawyer in the future.

Her, joining the Group will contribute immensely in the speedy preparation of contracts and handling of various client needs.

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"I am convinced that an excellent work ethic will resonate to the

kind of organization that you are trying to build.

Quality should never be sacrificed."

- Loueli Jabines -





6th Floor, Mabuhay Tower, IT Park, Brgy. Lahug, Cebu City 6000.               

+63998 997 5299 (smart)

+6332 342 7786 (PLDT)                                             




Port Road, Ozamiz City, In front of Gaisano Ozamiz 7200

+63919 9942010 (smart) 

+6388 521 0610 (PLDT)



JABINES & PARTNERS is a group of independent law firms with offices in Cebu City and Ozamiz City that practise litigation (defense and prosecution), corporate structuring, and I.P. Law.

JABINES & PARTNERS is composed of passionate and dynamic professionals who believe that solid work output and high degree of professionalism combined are key to achieving maximum output for clients.

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