Maria Juliana Saa

Senior Counsel
Maria Juliana Saa


Maria Juliana Saa Hoyos is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Bogotá office. Ms. Saa Hoyos focuses her practice on the areas of corporate services, financial law, capital markets, bank investment and commercial law.

Ms. Saa Hoyos is involved in important financial transactions in Colombia, including designing and structuring new financial products and standard market products as mutual funds and private funds. She has extensive experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts, including loan agreements, share purchase agreements, factoring agreements, shareholder agreements and other corporate documents.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight as an associate, Ms. Saa Hoyos practiced as an associate in a law firm in Colombia and as a legal director for a brokerage firm.


  • Universidad de los Andes, Specialization, Financial Legislation
  • Universidad de los Andes, Specialization, International Business Law
  • Universidad de los Andes, J.D.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Colombia
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Banking and Finance, 2019
  • Best Road Financing, Project & Infrastructure Awards, LatinFinance, 2016, 2017
  • Best Local Currency Finance, Project & Infrastructure Awards, LatinFinance, 2017
  • Best Infrastructure Financing for the Andes Region, Project & Infrastructure Awards, LatinFinance, 2016
  • Deal of the Year, Project Finance, Latin Lawyer, 2016
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish


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