Year: 2022

Roundtable Discussion on the Proposed Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability

The CPRA Roundtable Discussion In line wih the Supreme Court's move to improve and update the Lawyers' Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability, the Philippine Bar Association, in cooperation with the IBP Makati and the DLSU Tañada-Diokno College of Law, held a hybrid roundtable discussion on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at the Caroline L. Tanchay [...] Read More

Duly Elected 2023 PBA Trustees, Officers and Council of Advisers

Congratulations to the Duly Elected 2023 PBA Trustees, Officers and Council of Advisers! Read More

The Philippine Bar Association Meets with UNIDROIT

Close on the heels of successful meetings and resultant resolutions with the HCCH (Hague Conference on Private International Law / Conférence de La Haye de Droit International Privé) through its Secretary General Dr. Christophe Bernasconi in October 2022 during the HCCH Asia Pacific Week, the Philippine Bar Association was again requested to meet with UNIDROIT, [...] Read More

PBA Legal Aid on Land Issues and Coastal Clean Up

On 12 November 2022, the Philippine Bar Association (“PBA”) conducted a seminar entitled “Usaping Lupa”. The PBA sought to provide a forum to discuss common land titling problems of the residents of Barangay Bagalangit, Mabini, Batangas. In cooperation with Barangay Captain Joe Ilagan, the PBA conducted this lecture.   The lecture on the basics of land [...] Read More

Navigating The Proposed Code of Professional Responsibility & Accountability: A Roundtable Discussion

Zoom Meeting link: Udz09 Meeting ID: 962 7544 9526 Password: 960413 Read More

Letter Invitation to PBA Members

We would like to invite you to attend the First e-Commerce Congress on 04 November 2022 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila.

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Lawyers Group Urge PH Accession

Manila, 25 October 2022 — The Philippine Bar Association (PBA) urged the Philippine Government to accede soonest to the Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (Evidence Convention) as it will facilitate the taking of evidence available overseas, thus lower litigant costs, help address court delays and make the country’s […]

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In a Decision released last 21 September 2022, the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 19, dismissed the Petition for proscription under the Human Security Act (HSA) filed by the Department of Justice against the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army (CPP-NPA). In light of the complex issues brought about by [...] Read More

PBA’s 130th Foundation Day and Law Day Celebration

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Proposed Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability

Proposed Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability

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