2013 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Questions: Essay Question 5

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Atty. Repatriar, a law school classmate, approached you on your 25t Class Reunion, with questions on how he can resume the practice of law in the Philippines. He left the country in 1977 after two (2) years of initial law practice,and migrated to the United States where he was admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York. He asks that you give him a formal legal opinion on his query.

Outline briefly the steps and the supporting legal reasons you would state in your legal opinion on what Atty. Repatriar should do to resume his Philippine practice. (8%)

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  1. Exhaustive discussion on the need to update his IBP membership and complete his MCLE. I also recommended that he file for a Notarial Commission and the requirements (for more discussion).

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