M&A corporate; banking & finance; capital markets; energy
Maria Raquel Chavez 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.
Chavez is 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 2003-06, 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). Since 2013, Raqui has been consistently recommended as a leading lawyer for banking, capital markets and energy by leading legal publications.