Lucas Saffon-López is a partner in Holland & Knight's Bogota office and a member of the firm's international and cross-Border transactions group. His primary areas of focus are international mergers and acquisitions (M&A), project finance and real estate. He services clients in a wide range of transactions in numerous jurisdictions.
He has extensive experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts, including share purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and other corporate documents. He is also involved in real estate transactions in Colombia such as real estate acquisitions, financings, long-term lease agreements, and shopping mall and megastore planning and construction. He also participates in the negotiation of hotel management agreements, franchise agreements and other agreements related to the hospitality sector.
He received his law degree from Universidad de los Andes, has a specialisation degree in commercial law from the same university and an LLM with a business certificate from Northwestern University.