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Unformatted text preview: May a lawyer who has lost his Filipino citizenship still practice law in the Philippines? The Constitution provides that the practice of all professions in the Philippines shall be limited to Filipino citizens save in cases prescribed by law. Since Filipino citizenship is a requirement for admission to the bar, loss thereof terminates membership in the Philippine bar and. consequently, the privilege to engage in the practice of law. In other words. the loss of Filipino citizenship ipso jure terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines. The practice of law is a privilege denied to foreigners. - Petition for leave to resume practice of law. Dacanay B.N. No. 1678 December 17, 2007 Effect of reacquisition of Filipino citizenship A Filipino lawyer who becomes a citizen of another country and later re-acquires his Philippine citizenship under R.A. No. 9225. remains to be a member of the Philippine Bar. - Petition to reacquire the privilege to practice law in the Philippines. Nuneses, B.M. 2112 [2012] 8...
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