Teresita J. Herbosa
Litigation, Telecommunications, Land and Air Transportation, Environmental Law, Estate Settlement, Contracts, Customs Law, Public Bidding
Teresita J. Herbosa is a Senior Partner of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW).
She joined ACCRALAW in 1978 after graduation from the University of the Philippines with B.A. cum laude and LL.B. cum laude degrees.
was the salutatorian of UP Class Ã¯Â¿Â½77 and recipient of the UP Class Ã¯Â¿Â½63 Alumni Scholarship from 1973 to 1977.
ranked eighteenth in the 1977 Bar Examinations with a rating of 88.3125%.
She obtained her Master of Comparative Law degree at the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Harbor, Michigan in 1980.
is with the Litigation Department which has been consistently recognized as the best in the field.
actively handles litigation whether civil, criminal or administrative.
areas of specialization include telecommunications, family law, land and air transportation, contract law, government contracts, public bidding and award, constitutional law and environmental law.
has handled several cases before International Chamber of Commerce arbitral tribunals and has orally argued before the Supreme Court several times.
was directly involved in cases where the Supreme Court laid down significant rulings on revival of judgment, exercise of discretion in the acceptance or refusal of bids, computation of the redemption period, obligations of an independent contractor, meaning of devaluation, the scope of the pre-trial stage in a criminal proceeding, the right to vote sequestered shares of stock, nature of a unilateral promise to sell, and the liability of a joint tortfeasor.
Ms. Herbosa held the positions of secretary and director of the Rotary Club of Makati, Paseo de Roxas and is a member of ZONTA Manila.
She is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, ASEAN Law Association of the Philippines, Women Lawyers Circle (WILOCI), IOTA TAU TAU International Sorority, the Aviation Lawyers Association of the Philippines and Women in Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce Ã¯Â¿Â½ International Court of Arbitration.
was a participant in the European Community-ASEAN (INSEAD) Seminar on Transfer of Technology and Socio-Economic Development held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1985.
was invited by the International Development Law Institute
to attend the Seminar on Transfer of Technology: Know-How and Licensing Agreement (in Rome, Italy in 1988).
is a descendant of the countryÃ¯Â¿Â½s national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal and was a member of the organizing committee, International Conference on the Centennial of the Publication of El Filibusterismo Ã¯Â¿Â½Gathering the Stones for the EdificeÃ¯Â¿Â½ in 1992.
Among major international conferences she
has attended are the 16th Conference on the Law of the World, Manila, Philippines, 1993, the International Commercial Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference held in Hongkong in 1994, the TELECOMEX ASIA International Conference in 1992, and the 29th National Conference on Juvenile Justice in Houston, Texas in 2002 and the 24th Annual Meeting of the ICC Institute
in Paris, France in 2004.
At the 1995 Inter-Pacific Bar Association Conference in Singapore, she
delivered a talk on Ã¯Â¿Â½Dispute ResolutionÃ¯Â¿Â½.
At the LAWASIA held in Manila, Philippines, in 1996, she
read a paper on Ã¯Â¿Â½Aviation Law in the PhilippinesÃ¯Â¿Â½.
Another speaking engagement was before the WomenÃ¯Â¿Â½s Forum
on Ã¯Â¿Â½The Filipina in Social TransformationÃ¯Â¿Â½ sponsored by the CHS Alumnae Foundation
, on 22 September 2001, where she
talked about Ã¯Â¿Â½Property Rights in MarriageÃ¯Â¿Â½.
also spoke before ZONTA in Ã¯Â¿Â½Property and Successional Rights of WomenÃ¯Â¿Â½ and gave an informative talk on Ã¯Â¿Â½Child AbuseÃ¯Â¿Â½ to high school students of the Rajah Sulayman Public School
spoke on the Philippine Experience at the Conference of Judges and lawyers in the Justiciability of Economic, Socials and Cultural Rights in Southeast Asia held in Manila, Philippines in November 2004 sponsored by the UNCHR.
She is a lecturer for the Mandatory Continuing legal Education (MCLE) on trial skills and techniques and is part of the nationwide UNICEF training of members of the Philippine National Police in the investigation of crimes involving women and children.
Ms. Herbosa is a professional lecturer at the College of Law, University of the on Remedial Law.
had a weekly newspaper column on women issues and contributes to Ã¯Â¿Â½Points of LawÃ¯Â¿Â½ for the Philippine Star.
wrote the feature guide to the legal system of the Philippines which was published in the International Financial Law Review 2001 Edition.
As recognition of her accomplishment in the practice of law, the worldwide publication of the Euromoney group, the Ã¯Â¿Â½International Financial Law ReviewÃ¯Â¿Â½ on the Ã¯Â¿Â½Guide to the WorldÃ¯Â¿Â½s Leading International Business Law Firms 2001 EditionÃ¯Â¿Â½ cited Ms. Herbosa as one of the top litigation lawyers of the Philippines. Ã¯Â¿Â½ACCRALAW is generally regarded as having the best dispute resolution department, with partner Teresita J. Herbosa particularly recommended.Ã¯Â¿Â½
is fluent in English and Filipino.
may be contacted by email at email@example.com