Beatriz Anna S. Balbacal

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Beatriz Anna S. Balbacal


Practice Areas


  • Intra-Corporate Disputes
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Family Law
  • Torts and Damages
  • Adoption, Guardianship, and other special proceedings
  • Criminal Prosecution and Defense
  • Local Government, Election, and Administrative Litigation

Corporate and Special Projects

  • Energy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • State Investment Treaties
  • Mediation and other Alternative Modes of Dispute Resolution

Intellectual Property

  • Patent and Trademark Registration
  • Infringement and Enforcement

Legal Education, Legislative Advocacy, and Policy Reform

  • Bills, Policies, and Position Papers

Professional Background

  • Former Legal Assistant, DivinaLaw
  • Former Research Assistant, University of the Philippines Institute of Human Rights
  • Former Legal Intern, University of the Philippines Office of Legal Aid
  • Former Editorial Assistant, Philippine Law Journal
  • Former Legal Intern, International Justice Mission Prosecution Development Team
  • Former Intern, House of Representatives of the Philippines, Committee on Constitutional Amendments

Educational Background

  • Juris Doctor, University of the Philippines College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman

Awards and Recognition

  • 3rd Best Oralist and World Quarterfinalist, April 2020 Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition
  • 3rd Best Oralist and Southeast Asian Finalist, January 2020 Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition
  • Nominee, Robert Sabido Memorial Prize for Best Thesis / Supervised Legal Research

Published Works

  • Compendious Bar Reviewer on Criminal Law (2023 Edition, 2024 Edition; CentralBooks)
  • Compendious Bar Reviewer on Remedial Law (2023 Edition, 2024 Edition; CentralBooks)