Carolina Arciniegas

Senior Counsel
Carolina Arciniegas


Carolina Arciniegas is a corporate attorney in Holland & Knight's Bogotá office, where she focuses her practice on the areas of corporate services, financial law, capital markets and banking law.

Ms. Arciniegas has 20 years of experience in international financial transactions advising banks, multilaterals, underwriters and debtors in the structuring of syndicated loans, aircraft financing, bond issuances and project finance transactions. She also is well-versed in performing due diligence on projects for the financial sector as part of major acquisitions in Colombia. She has extensive experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing financial agreements and corporate documents.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Arciniegas was general counsel for a major Colombian pharmaceutical company, as well as for a multinational spirits company. Prior to that experience, she worked for more than 10 years as an associate in a top tier law firm in Colombia.


  • Queen Mary University of London, Diploma, Finance & Foreign Investment in Emerging Economies
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Specialization, Insurance Law
  • Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, J.D.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Colombia
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Banking and Finance, 2019
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Power List Colombia, 2016-2017
  • Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business guide, Colombia: Banking & Finance, Associates to Watch, 2010-2011
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish