Lina studied Law at University College London and completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law with Distinction. She started her training with a niche London firm in 2009 and gained extensive experience in a number of areas of law.
Lina qualified as a Solicitor in 2013 and joined Johns & Saggar LLP in March 2015. She is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Property and Commercial / Corporate teams.
Lina has acted for a wide variety of both national and international clients in relation to the management of their property portfolios focusing on sales, acquisitions and refinancing as well as assisting in commercial transactions including large and small scale sales and purchases and lettings of retail and office premises both within and outside London. Lina has also developed a specialisation in dealing with property transactions financed in accordance with Islamic principles.
Lina has experience acting for clients from a range sectors in relation to a wide variety of commercial transactions, in particular with relation to small and medium enterprises with an emphasis on owner managed businesses. She is able to draft and provide advice on the whole range of commercial contracts that enterprises may enter into for trading and operational purposes, including standard trading terms and conditions, construction agreements, distribution agreements, licensing and franchise agreements.
She identifies practical solutions to corporate governance issues and advises on private equity transactions, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
Lina is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Italian. She is a member of the Colombian Caravana UK Lawyers Group.