Ms Pamela Lezcano > Ferrere > Asuncion, Paraguay > Lawyer Profile
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Ms Pamela Lezcano
Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial, Project Finance, Technology, Media and TMT
Her professional practice focuses primarily on business, financing and stock market issues. She mainly drafts and designs contracts and regulatory documents for complex transactions and advice to clients, securities brokers, investment advisers and service providers. She has assisted institutions and companies in the securities market area on regulatory aspects related to their incorporation and operation in Paraguay, and issuance of debt titles, participation in investment funds, and shares in the local securities market.
She actively participates in performing due diligence procedures aimed at financing transactions, acquisitions and capital investments. Likewise, Pamela engages in regular advice to international credit entities on financing transactions with financial institutions in Paraguay.
Before joining FERRERE, Pamela was part of the legal department of Banco Atlas S.A. (2007-2013). She graduated with honors as attorney from Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay) in 2012. Pamela has a master’s degree in banking and financial law (LL.M) from Queen Mary University in London (England), where she graduated with merits in 2020. Also, in 2016 she graduated as a Stock Market Operator, authorized by the Stock Exchange of Asunción.
- Attorney, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, 2012.
- Securities Trader, Asunción’s Bolsa de Valores y Productos.
- Master´s degree in banking and financial law (LL.M), Queen Mary University (UK), 2020.
Lawyer Rankings(Rising stars)
Regional heavyweight Ferrere fields a banking and finance practice renowned for advising multilateral organisations, including IDB Invest, DEG and FMO. The firm also has a number of international banks on its client list, which it frequently assists on major cross-border deals. Praised for its ‘well-synchronised work between partners and associates‘, the team is led by Carlos Codas, an expert in banking regulatory matters who is also experienced in the market’s major transactions. Verónica Franco is another key figure; in one highlight, she led the firm’s advice to Banco Continental on its $400m unsecured notes issuance, the first sustainable bond issuance by a Paraguayan issuer. Corporate practice head Néstor Loizaga is also an important contact here, and Carlos Vasconsellos is the name to note for international corporate financing. At the senior associate level, Claudia Arietti specialises in bilateral and syndicated loans, trusts, secured transactions and PPP and turnkey projects, while Pamela Lezcano has recently returned from London, where she received her LLM, and advises companies, banks and regulators on finance and capital markets.