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Pamela Alarcón

Partner / Colombia

Partner at PPU, expert in Criminal Law. Attorney and consultant in criminal law, corporate criminal law, corruption, crime prevention and compliance, as well as risk analysis in corporate business and criminal litigation. She has an outstanding reputation for managing crises arising from criminal activities within companies, by advising legal representatives, CEOs, managers and administrators. She is also a criminal consultant and provides risk analysis in real estate, financial, M&A and infrastructure related matters, among others. She has extensive experience in economic crime law, as well as corruption and criminal compliance issues. Law and Political Science Degrees from Los Andes University. Master’s Degree in Advanced Studies of Human Rights from the Carlos III University in Madrid and Specialist Degree in Corporate Law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. Former advisor to the Office of the Deputy Attorney General and professor of Corporate Criminal Law and Compliance at various universities in Bogotá.

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Work experience

  • 2019 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2019 Partner

    Forero Ramírez Abogados

  • 2011 - 2012 OFFICE ADVISER TO THE DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL

    Fiscalia General de la Nación

  • 2009 - 2011 Lawyer

    Forero Rodríguez Abogados Asociados

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

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Studies

  • 2015 2015 Specialist in Corporate Law Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Postgraduate Degree

  • 2011 2013 Master’s Degree in Advanced Human Rights Studies Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Postgraduate Degree

  • 2012 2012 Criminal Law Universidad de Salamanca Criminal Law Specialization Course

  • 2004 2010 Lawyer Universidad de los Andes Law

  • 2004 2010 Political Scientist Universidad de los Andes Political Science

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Memberships

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Academic activities

  • Activity 2016 - to date

    CORPORATE CRIMINAL LAW PROFESSOR

    Teaching - Universidad el Rosario
  • Activity 2013 - to date

    SPECIAL CRIMINAL LAW PROFESSOR

    Teaching - Universidad del Bosque
  • Activity 2018 - 2018

    PROFESSOR OF THE GOVERNANCE & COMPLIANCE COURSE

    Teaching - Universidad de los Andes
  • Activity 2013 - 2013

    PROFESSOR IN CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW CLINICS

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
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Seminars and Conferences