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Practicing Law in a Grand Manner. For the Philippines, for the World...


Suite 2205-B, 22nd Floor, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Tektite East Tower, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel. Nos. (632) 8634-07-41/42/43/44/45
Fax No. (632) 8634-07-36

Jolinna Ysabelle Mari Almario Chan

Jolinna Ysabelle Mari Almario Chan

Highly motivated and detail-oriented lawyer and management engineer with experience in the international field, currently finalizing a LL.M in IP & Competition at Max Planck Institute. Equipped with analytical and communication skills, and able to work effectively with different cultures and quickly adapt to new challenges.


03/2017 - 06/2018 

Faculty Research Assistant
Institute of Human Rights - Office of Director Pangalangan, Philippines

  • Research and draft position papers as well as comparative analyses on international law, in particular on the Hague Conventions and international treaties.
  • Research and draft reports regarding the impact of international treaties and conventions on the judicial system of the Philippines.
08/2017 - OS/2018 

Legal Intern
Office of Legal Aid - University of the Philippines

  • Advise and represent in court indigent clients with respect to their criminal, civil, and administrative cases.
  • Draft legal and case-assessments for clients, and compromise agreements.

Legal Intern
Poblador Bautista & Reyes Law Offices, Philippines

  • Draft legal opinions for junior and senior associates as well as for the partners of the firm
  • Prepare and submit pleadings
01/2015 -12/2017  

Legal Consultant
Office of the Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV, Philippines

  • Conduct research and technical legislative works.
  • Assist in drafting bills and legislation by doing studies relevant to the subject of the bills.
04/2013 - 06/2014 

Research Assistant/Paralegal
ChanRobles and Associates Law Firm, Philippines

  • Prepare minutes of the meetings
  • Review and classify legal documents
  • Engage in other administrative task


Since 09/2019

MIPLC LL.M. on IP & Competition

Max Planck Institute in cooperation with the Augsburg University, the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and the George Washington University, Munich (Germany)

08/2014 - 06/2018 

Juris Doctor

University of the Philippines (UP) - College of Law, Philippines

06/2009 - 03/2013

Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering

Ateneo de Manila University (John Gokongwei School of Management)

Specialization on Data Science and Operations Research, Philippines

Fall Term 2011   

Erasmus Student

Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management (Erasmus Program)

06/2005 - 03/2009

Science and Mathematics Scholar

Philippine Science High School- Main Campus (for top 10% students)


08/2015 - 05/2018

Deputy Commission for Operations
Bar Exam Operations Commission, UP


  • Deputy Commissioner for Operations (2017-2018)
  • Hotel Operations Committee Head (2016-2017)
  • Hotel Operations Committee Deputy (2015-2016)
  • Salubong Event Head


08/2015 - 05/2018 

Organizer, Director, Class Head
Law Student Body Government, UP


  • Film Director, Freshman Orientation Seminar
  • Head Organizer, Freshman Night
  • Class Head (08/2015 - OS/2018)
08/2017 - 05/2018 

Team Captain, member

Law Swimming Team, Law Football Team, UP


Language Skills

English: Native Speaker

German: Beginner

Filipino: Native Speaker.

French: Beginner

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word),  - Proficient

iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), Adobe Photoshop, and Prezi

Programming - Elementary

Politics and current events, playing music (voice, piano, violin, organ, guitar and ukulele), doing sports (swimming, bowling, and football), traveling and learning about different cultures.