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Manila Scholars

One IPBA Scholar (Memorial of M.S. Lin Scholarship Fund), two Lawyers from Developing Countries, and two Young Lawyers were selected as Scholars for the 19th Annual Meeting and Conference, held April 29 to May 2, 2009 in Manila, Philippines.

The Scholars toured court facilities in Makati City, and visited the law office of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz, as well as attended the Annual General Meeting and the session of their choice.

The IPBA Scholars with IPBA President Rafael Morales, IBPA Scholarship Committee Chair Noor Meurling, and other IPBA delegates.

Scholars: William Varias (Philippines), Ronald P. de Vera (Philippines), Win Naing (Myanmar), Nadia Ishaq (Sri Lanka) & Rethy Seng (Cambodia)
The IPBA Scholars with IPBA President Rafael Morales, IBPA Scholarship Committee Chair Noor Meurling, and other IPBA delegates.

Scholars: William Varias (Philippines), Ronald P. de Vera (Philippines), Win Naing (Myanmar), Nadia Ishaq (Sri Lanka) & Rethy Seng (Cambodia)

The Scholars just received their certificates from Gerold Libby, Immediate Past President of the IPBA.

Scholars:

  1. William Varias (Philippines)
  2. Ronald P. de Vera (Philippines)
  3. Win Naing (Myanmar)
  4. Nadia Ishaq (Sri Lanka)
  5. Rethy Seng (Cambodia)

IPBA Scholars William Varias and Rethy Seng with IPBA delegates from the Philippines, Japan, and India after the IPBA General Meeting on 2 May, 2009.

Makati RTC Branch 63 Presiding Judge Selma Alaraz gives a brief lecture on Philippine court procedures. Looking on are IPBA Scholars Nadia Ishaq, Rethy Seng, and Win Naing.

IPBA Scholars Ronald de Vera and Rethy Seng listening to Judge Alaraz at the Makati RTC Library.