• Investment management and investment funds
  • Corporate finance
  • Institutional investment
  • Financial market infrastructures
  • Derivatives and structured finance
  • FinReg and regulatory reform


Pamela focuses her practice on the set-up, operation, and ongoing maintenance of public and private investment funds and investment advisory businesses. She structures investment management arrangements, provides ongoing advice to fund managers on securities distribution and partnership issues, and routinely works with clients to launch domestic funds, offshore funds, and alternative investment vehicles.

Pamela also has substantial experience in corporate finance, cross border investments, and business reorganizations. She routinely assists clients throughout the process of structuring financial instruments, lending facilities, derivatives, and other financial trading documents.

Her background includes many years of experience in private practice, representing a variety of public and private companies in corporate, governance, financing matters; regulatory compliance; and business litigation.

Prior to joining EDN Abogados, she was partner at Trancura Legal. Formerly, Pamela was deputy general counsel at Moneda Asset Management, where she advised the Latin American Corporate Debt and the Special Situation teams and assisted the Institutional Clients division in the structuring and distribution of alternative assets.  Previously, Pamela was Head of the Legal Department of Skanska Chile, where she represented the firm in the negotiation of various EPCM agreements. Between 2001 and 2010, she was Associate and Senior Associate at several prestigious Chilean law firms, where she advised foreign and domestic companies on a wide range of matters, including M&A, project finance, financial and commercial transactions.


  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidad de Chile Law School. (2001 –First Class Honours)
  • Master of Laws, University College London. (2011 –Republic of Chile Scholar)
  • Diploma in Finance, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Business School. (2014)
  • International Financial Law, London School of Economics and Political Science. (2016)
  • Diploma in Investments and Financial Markets, Universidad de Chile Business School.(2018)


  • Associate, Harasić & López (2001-2005)
  • Associate, Álvarez, Hinzpeter & Jana Abogados (2005-2007)
  • Senior Associate, Núñez, Muñoz & Cía. (2007-2010)
  • Chief of Legals, Skanska Chile (2012)
  • Senior In-house Counsel, Moneda Asset Management (2012-2019)
  • Partner, Trancura Legal (2018-2021)
  • Professor of Commercial Law and Financial Regulation, Universidad de Chile Law School (2019 – Present)


  • Moneda S.A. AGF, on the set-up, placement, and development of multiple public and private investment funds, mutual funds, and other collective investment schemes; including advice on investor and counterparties relations, auditing processes, and in response to official consultations and in-house requirements on matters relating to investment funds and asset management.
  • CMPC Celulosa, on the civil action against the Central Bank of Chile, to recover the loss of income suffered by the company as holder or sovereign bonds, following the amendment to the formula for calculating the international inflation rate.
  • Sociéte Générale, on the structuring and negotiation of a syndicated loan to the Railways Company of Chile.
  • Corporacion de Fomento de la Produccion (CORFO), on civil actions against several investors of the Inverlink Group, to recover the profits obtained from the embezzlement of certificates of deposit owned by CORFO and held as collateral by the Inverlink group.
  • One of the major Latin American corporate debt investment funds, on the assessment and negotiation of its investments in fixed income securities in Brasil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Honduras, Dominican Republic and Panama; including structured finance, participation agreements, syndicated loans agreements, restructuring of multiple financial assets, and representation of the fund’s interests as holder in a number of reorganization and insolvency proceedings in Latin America.
  • A Latin American commercial bank, on the structuring of a syndicated loan for the financing of the design, construction, equipment, operation, and maintenance of the Republic of Honduras’ Government Civic Centre.
  • A majority shareholder of one of the major Chilean wineries, on the arbitration proceedings commenced to terminate the existing shareholder agreement and regain control over the management of the company.
  • A Chilean investment fund, on the structuring, execution, and development of a wide array of investment vehicles in high yield securities; including collateralized facilities , portfolios of revolving credits, convertible bonds, synthetic debt instruments, and securitizations.
  • Antofagasta Minerals S.A., on the acquisition of several mining projects in Chile and on the formation of a public-private partnership for the development of geothermal energy projects.
  • Kinross Gold Corporation, on the implementation of the legal strategy to secure the continuity of its mining property over the “Fruta del Norte” gold project, following the repeal of the legal and constitutional framework applicable to mining property in the Republic of Ecuador.
  • Skanska, on the negotiation and development of several EPCM projects in the mining, energy and motorway construction industries in Chile.


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