Category: Announcements

Philippine Bar Association - Announcements

AI and the Law

Speakers: Prof. Senado Angelo R. Santiago, JD, MSc Atty. Darwin P. Angeles Read More

The PBA Shares the Fulbright Philippines’ Call for Applications

Greetings from the Fullbright Commission in the Philippines! FULBRIGHT-Philippines Read More

PBA 2024 Election

Congratulations to the Duly Elected 2024 PBA Trustees, Officers and Council of Advisers! Read More

SPT- Invitation to meeting- visit to the Philippines

Dear President of the Philippines Bar Association, We are writing to you in relation to the upcoming visit to the Philippines, of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the SPT), which will take place from the 03 to 14 December 2023 ( The delegation will [...] Read More

Legal Plus Hong Kong is Coming to Manila

Legal Plus Hong Kong is coming to Manila for the first time and will be having an event titled: Philippines & SE Asia: Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit scheduled on 26 April 2023. The PBA was invited to be one of their supporting organizations. With this, we are sharing with you the link with the [...] Read More

Induction of the 2023 PBA Board of Trustees, Officers and Council Of Advisers

The PBA Board, Officers and Council of Advisers marked their 2023 Induction in the hallowed halls of the Supreme Court on 6 February 2023. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the Honorable Alexander G. Gesmundo, was the inducting officer and Speaker. Justice Jhosep Lopez solemnly witnessed the Rites. Inducted as Trustees of the 131 [...] 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

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