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Consortium Legal

BARRIO BARANDILLAS, AVENIDA JUNIOR, 5TA Y 6TA, EDIFICIO 504 LOCAL NO.9, SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS

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Honduras

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 1

Consortium Legal

Consortium Legal’s ‘has a great team that finds solutions and always covers all legal aspects. Moreover, ‘the advice is appropriate and response times are also fast and effective’. The corporate practice group is highly regarded for its advice to local and international banking entities and trust companies, investment firms, and accountancy practices, as well as multinational corporations, families and individuals; it also frequently works in conjunction with foreign law firms. Representative advice includes advising the firm’s clients on contractual matters; and assisting buyers and sellers with their regional interests. The firm is also widely praised for its assistance with banking and finance, securities, foreign investment and international trade matters. José Ramón Paz Padilla led advice to the project developers (as owners and contractors) on the construction of a 20-story luxury apartment building, which included obtaining the environmental, municipal and national aeronautics permits. Senior partner and department head José Rafael Rivera is the key contact for local, foreign and multinational companies, as well as banks and other finance entities, regarding foreign investment and financial, corporate and commercial law matters. Gustavo León-Gómez is particularly focused on advising clients on banking regulatory matters, banking operations, and local and cross-border transactions (including structuring securities for syndicated loans and project financing), as well as contractual matters, public and private construction agreements, and bilateral and multilateral investments. Senior associate José Ramón Paz Morales’ ‘strength is his overall knowledge of several areas and his ability to connect them together’.

Leading lawyers

Gustavo León-Gómez - Consortium Legal

José Rafael Rivera - Consortium Legal

José Ramón Paz Padilla - Consortium Legal

Next generation lawyers

José Ramón Paz Morales - Consortium Legal

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Consortium Legal

Consortium Legal is highly rated for its civil and commercial disputes expertise; the practice is also widely regarded for taxation matters, labour law claims, administrative law litigation and IP disputes. In addition, the firm has a robust arbitration practice. Recent matters include defending Nestlé Hondureña against a lawsuit for alleged breach of a transportation contract; and the team also acted for Estée Lauder International in an arbitration claim involving an alleged unjust modification of a distributor’s agreement. Ulises Mejía is particularly noted for contractual litigation, especially involving construction contracts, investment agreements, PPPs, insurance and telecom matters. Daniela Villafranca is a highly regarded senior associate.

Leading lawyers

Ulises Mejía - Consortium Legal

Next generation lawyers

Daniela Villafranca - Consortium Legal

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Consortium Legal

Consortium Legal is highly rated for both transactional tax structuring and tax planning matters. Other areas of focus include tax-related corporate reorganisations and the tax aspects of estates and inheritance; the team also acts for clients in relation to assessments by the tax authority. Recent matters include assisting a client with notifying the tax authorities about a merger process; key clients include AIG. Armando Manzanares is the main contact.

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Offices in Ciudad Guatemala

Honduras

Offices in Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, and Islas de la Bahia

Costa Rica

Offices in San Jose and San Jose

Nicaragua

Offices in Managua, León, and Rivas

El Salvador

Offices in La Libertad

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