Rockwell Center, Makati City 1200
Practice area/industry focus: Corporate/M&A, Energy, Project Finance, Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
Career highlights: Raqui is a Corporate and M&A partner in PJS Law with extensive experience of advising leading multinational clients and strategic investors in structuring direct investments, joint ventures and other acquisitions across various industries --- including the power sector, e-commerce, banking and finance, and mining. She regularly counsels foreign and domestic clients on corporate compliance and significant regulatory developments. She is likewise one of the leading partners in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets team, and has actively worked on several financing transactions, securities issuance and securitization projects. From 2003 to 2006, she was the principal legal consultant to the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) in relation to the commercial operations of the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM). She also served as legislative aide to the Secretary of Finance from January to March 2001.
Raqui received her Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1996 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1997. Since 2013, Raqui has been consistently recommended as leading lawyer for Banking, Capital Markets and Energy by leading legal publications.
Asialaw Notable Practitioner 2020 in Banking and Finance