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Emmanuel S. Buenaventura

Emmanuel is an experienced local and international lawyer with key industry focus and credentials in economics and government and public affairs. He was a Principal in Manila of Baker & McKenzie International’s Member Firm, where he specialized for 25 years in Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration. He was an economist of the National Economic and Development Authority, Provincial Board Member of the Province of Oriental Mindoro, and Deputy Legal Counsel and Presidential Assistant of Legislative Affairs of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

ABOUT Emmanuel S. Buenaventura

Emmanuel has advised and represented top domestic and multinational corporations from different jurisdictions, including Fortune 500 corporations, in different industries (including mining, power, telecommunications, technology, construction and engineering, airlines, maritime and shipping, manufacturing, banking, investments, hotels, entertainment) under Baker & McKenzie’s global network over a period of 25 years. He was chief litigation and arbitration lawyer for the Mining and Metals Industry Group and head of the Transportation, Logistics and Telecommunications Industry Group of Baker & McKenzie in Manila. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), member of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, and has been appointed as arbitrator and chairman of arbitral tribunals in commercial arbitrations in the Philippines.