Tag Archives: Permanent Court of Justice

US lawyer for PH expert in maritime boundary cases

The lawyer leading the Philippine team in its fierce legal battle against China belongs to a select group of elite lawyers with extensive experience in representing sovereign states before the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (Itlos) in Hamburg, Germany, according to Chambers Global, which ranks law firms and lawyers across the world. […]

Philippines v. China: Court Rules Favorably on Jurisdiction, Case Will Proceed

China’s nine-dash line will have its day in international court. On Thursday, October 29, the Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded its first decision in the The Republic of Philippines v. The People’s Republic of China. The court ruled that the case was “properly constituted” under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, […]

In defeat for Beijing, Hague court to hear China Sea dispute

AMSTERDAM, Oct 29 (Reuters) – An arbitration court in the Netherlands ruled on Thursday that it has jurisdiction to hear some territorial claims the Philippines has filed against China over disputed areas in the South China Sea. In a legal defeat for China, the Hague-based tribunal rejected Beijing’s claim that the disputes were about its […]

UN tribunal on UNCLOS rules to admit Manila’s case vs. Beijing in maritime row

TV5 screenshot of the Permanent Court of Arbitration when it conducted hearings in The Hague last July. It said Thursday that the tribunal on UNCLOS has ruled to admit the Philippine case against China, resolving the issue of jurisdiction over the latter’s objections. MANILA – (UPDATE3, 1:51 a.m.) The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in […]