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Integrated Bar of the Philippines Makati Chapter


The Cirillon Vol. VIII Issue 2 2013-2014

Taking A Stand

IBP Makati takes inspiration from the past and takes a stand for the future. ...

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IBP Makati Stands Against Corruption

Statement Issued by the Board of Directors on 3 October 2013

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines - Makati Chapter IBP Makati shares the people's disappointment and disgust over the betrayal of public trust committed by public officials through the misappropriation of public funds for their own personal amassing of wealth at the expense of the Filipino people. IBP Makati lends its support to the people's demand for a full audit and accounting of public funds placed in the hands of all elected and appointed officials of government. IBP Makati demands an end to the diversion of taxpayers' hard earned money from the public treasury to the pockets and bank accounts of public officials and private individuals who connive and collude to rob the people of their taxes. IBP Makati joins the fight against corruption and the demand for the prosecution and punishment of all individuals, whether in the private or public sector, involved in the Priority Development Assitance Fund PDAF scam....

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Report of the IBP Makati Chapter

For the Period May to August 2013

Following the planning conference held in April 2013, the second trimester saw the Chapter moving forward with the plans and programs approved by the current Board of Directors. GENERAL MATTERS In May 2013, the Chapter actively participated in the election of the Governor for the Southern Luzon Region, inviting the candidates to present their respective platforms prior to the election. LEGAL AID In June 2013, a new system was implemented to ensure that the Chapter consistently updates the status of cases handled by the assigned law firms and lawyers and to maintain accuracy in the active case log. A table of the status of legal aid cases is attached as Annex A available upon request for valid reasons from the Chapter Office of this report. The Chapter also took measures to comply with the Handbook and Primer on Legal Aid issued by the National Committee on Legal Aid “NCLA” and provided the information required by the NCLA....

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