Ms. Buan obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2015, ranking seventh in her graduating class. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Management, major in Legal Management from the same university, where she graduated with honors in 2011. She also attended courses at the Audencia School of Management in Nantes, France during the Fall Semester of 2009. Ms. Buan served as an Editor of the Ateneo Law Journal from 2012 to 2015 and also as its Lead Editor and Member of the Executive Committee from 2014 to 2015. Ms. Buan was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2016.
Law Professorial Positions & Legal Publications:
Ms. Buan has published legal articles in the Ateneo Law Journal, which insightfully touch upon relevant legal issues, including among others: “Walking the Line: The Philippine Approach to Church-State Conflict” (co-author with Dean Sedfrey M. Candelaria and Atty. Leon Ma. Angel P. Caguioa) [58 ATENEO L.J. 842 (2014)] and “Running for Office, Running the Clock: Analyzing the Recent Regulations Limiting Political Advertisements for the 2013 Elections” (co-author with Atty. Patricia Anne D. Sta. Maria) [58 ATENEO L.J. 263 (2013)]. Also published in the Ateneo Law Journal is Ms. Buan’s Juris Doctor thesis, entitled “Classifying the Internet as a Public Utility: The Animation and Regulation of a Human Right” [60 ATENEO L.J. 554 (2015)]. Ms. Buan also co-authored “Secure Workers’ Tenure, Promote Labor Productivity” [V ASBR 70 (2011)], which was published in the Ateneo Student Business Review of the John Gokongwei School of Management, Ateneo De Manila University.
Professional Membership & Affiliations:
Ms. Buan is a member of the Makati City Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.