UP Law sweeps the 2019 ASIA CUP in Japan

The UP Law Debate and Moot Court Union proudly congratulates its contingent to the 2019 Asia Cup for taking home this year’s championship trophy! This is the 5th time that UP Law has emerged on top of the competition since its inauguration in 1999.

Leslie Diane Torres was awarded Best Applicant Oralist, while Marianne Angeli Estioco and Abelardo Hernandez finished as 2nd and 3rd Best Respondent Oralists, respectively. The team likewise bagged the 3rd Best Memorial award.

This year’s Asia Cup was held from August 6-7, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, and had a record high participation of 72 teams from 17 different jurisdictions.

Prof. Rommel Casis mentored the team as faculty adviser. The contingent was composed of Team Captain Marianne Angeli Estioco (IV-D), Abelardo Hernandez (IV-E), Anton Miguel Sison (IV-E), and Leslie Diane Torres (IV-D).