Harry Roque is a professor of law at the University of the Philippines. He is also
Director of the university’s Institute of International Legal Studies (IILS) which
undertakes research and outreach activities in major problem areas in Philippine
international relations. He has been admitted to practice before the
International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2005.

He has been practicing law for over ten years through the Roque and Butuyan
Law Office, a company he formed with his classmate Joel Butuyan, a year after
they graduated from the UP College of Law.

He is a lecturer in International Law and Human Rights at the Philippine
Judicial Academy (PJA). He is also a lecturer in the Mandatory Continuing
Legal Education (MCLE) for lawyers, specializing on International Law,
International Legal Processes, and General Law Practice.
Master of Laws, London School of Economics, University of London
Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines
Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, University of
Michigan, USA
Personal Information
Harry Roque grew up at Gamban Extension, Cabrera, Pasay City. He is the
grandson of former Pasay City Councilor Maximo Roque Sr. and nephew of
Pasay City Regional Trial Court Judge Lilia Lopez who made a distinguished
service in advocating children’s rights.

His mother, Adelaida Lopez, and grandmother, Margarita Cruz, both served as
educators in Pasay’s public schools. His father, Herminio, is a lay minister.

He is married to Mylah Reyes Roque and father to Bianca and Harrison.

Harry Roque
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No, I did not run for a seat in Congress.