He worked as an associate of the law firm of Quasha Ancheta Peña & Nolasco, one of the Philippines’ oldest law firms for eight (8) years. He moved to the Filinvest Group Companies in where he served as Assistant Corporate Legal Counsel for Filinvest Land, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries such as Filinvest Development Corporation, Filinvest Alabang, Inc., Filinvest Asia Corporation and Festival Supermall, Inc.
He had been either a Director or Officer of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) – Makati Chapter for fifteen years and served as Assistant Director for Bar Discipline. His other professional affiliations are membership in the Philippine Bar Association (PBA), the Maritime Lawyers’ Association of the Philippines (MARLAW), the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PiArb) and the Philippine Constitution Association (PHILCONSA). His civic and business interests include his association with the Rotary Club of Makati Dasmariñas where he served as President, The Australian New Zealand Chamber of Commerce, Israel Chamber of Commerce, German Club and the Upsilon Sigma Phi.
He was Co-Managing Partner of the CORTINA & BUTED LAW OFFICES, Managing Partner of the GORDON DARIO REYES BUTED VIADO & BLANCO LAW OFFICES and presently a partner in DISINI BUTED & DISINI LAW OFFICES.
His practice areas are Foreign Investments and Special Projects, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities, Corporations & Businesses, Fund Management, Mining, Labor & Employment, Immigration, Insurance, Banking, Land Acquisitions, Aviation, Commercial and Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice.