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Donemark Calimon is a partner and the head of Quisumbing Torres' Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation Industry Group. Donemark has more than 17 years of experience in dispute resolution, including civil, criminal, corporate and regulatory litigation, and commercial arbitration. He is one of the founders of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArb) and is an accredited arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. (PDRCI). He is also an accredited arbitrator of the Construction Industry Arbitration Commission (CIAC).
Donemark acts and has acted as counsel or arbitrator in several commercial arbitrations, including arbitrations conducted under the arbitration rules of the PDRCI, the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Philippine Construction Industry Arbitration Commission, and ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. He also lectures and writes on commercial arbitration.
Donemark has represented various multinational clients, including chemical manufacturing companies in several of the largest torts/product liability actions in the Philippines, mining corporations in mining/environment-related litigation, energy companies involved in commercial arbitration and tax litigation, airline companies in torts/quasi-delict actions, construction companies in arbitration, administrative and criminal proceedings, including proceedings before the World Bank’s Sanctions Board in Washington, DC, and other multinational corporations in regulatory proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Trade and Industry, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, and the Civil Aeronautics Board.
University of the Philippines (LL.B.) (2000)
Immaculate Conception Major Seminary (A.B. Philosophy) (1995)
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Dispute Resolution