Philippine families file ICC complaint accusing president of murder during his war on drugs, who in turn accuses ICC of politicisation.
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is seeking to increase retainer agreements with law offices in other countries to help aid Filipinos with legal issues, especially those on death row.
A group of applicants has asked the Philippines Commission for Human Rights to consider whether some of the world's biggest companies have violated the rights of millions of people.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after clashes between government troops and Islamist militants left three people dead.
The Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) believes allegations from retired police officer Arthur Lascañas' that President Rodrigo Duterte paid vigilantes for every kill in Davao City is a possible basis to file an impeachment complaint against him.
A Philippines court has disbarred a lawyer who used his younger brother's name, identity and academic records to obtain his law degree.
Allen & Overy and Philippine law firm Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law have advised on one of largest ever equity investments by a foreign company in the country's financial sector.
A Philippine patents trade association has made an agreement with a technical institute which they believe will increase the number of professional local patent filings.
Catherine D Salucon is asking for protection against threats to her 'life, liberty and security' after a paralegal colleague was shot and killed last month after the two of them attended a hearing together.
The Indian state of West Bengal is braced to see a fall in tax revenue this year after Tata Steel, Cadbury and other multinationals challenged one of its tax laws.
Two lawyers in the Philippines were yesterday appointed by President Benigno Aquino III to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to bring 'integrity' to the proceedings.
Maria Lourdes Punzalan Aranal-Sereno was appointed over the weekend as the new chief justice of the Philippines in a move local commentators predict will focus attention on a judicial reform agenda in the country.
Philippines President Benigno Aquino has begun the interview process to appoint a new chief justice following the removal of Renata Corona, who was convicted by a senate impeachment court in May.