Jehremiah “Jehri” Asis has acted as the lead local and international counsel of various corporate and finance transactions. His work is focused on project finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investment, real estate, infrastructure and general corporate work. Jehri is one of the trusted projects lawyers in the Philippines and is sought after because of his keen ability to combine sound legal advice with strategic business thinking. He was the most senior associate of the Banking & Finance Practice Group in Quisumbing Torres prior to forming Abuda Asis & Associates.
Jehri graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from the University of the Philippines and became a member of Phi Kappa Pi and Pi Gamma Mu societies. He obtained his law degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 1998 where he was an awardee for Best Legal Paper. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar the following year. Jehri is a co-author of the Philippine chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance 2014 and 2015 (third and fourth editions) and was a lecturer of Business Law in the University of the Philippines (2002) and of Tax Law at Ateneo de Manila University (2003-2004). He is a product of the Philippine Science High School, where he ranked in the top 10 of his class.
Jehri is concurrently the President of Equi-Parco Holdings Corporation, an investment, holding, and management company of various businesses that are engaged in the power, water, and agricultural sector. In that capacity, he also acts as president of other special purpose companies. He holds directorship positions in several renewable energy companies.
Areas of Practice:
- Banking and Finance
- Loans and Other Credit Facilities
- Project Finance
- Acquisition Finance
- Financial Regulation
- Power and Infrastructure Development and Other Special Projects
- Real Estate Project Development
- Public-Private Partnerships
- Corporate/Commercial Law
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Corporate Restructuring
- Corporate Compliance