Roberto Alejandro Williams > ECIJA > Tegucigalpa, Honduras > Lawyer Profile

ECIJA
EDIFICO TORRE ALIANZA I
SUITE 701, BOULEVARD SAN JUAN BOSCU
TEGUCIGALPA, M.D.C., FRANCISCO MORAZAN
Honduras

Work Department

Dispute Resolution:litigation and arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Roberto acts as Arbitrator, Mediator and Secretary of Arbitration Courts, certified by the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Tegucigalpa.

Roberto has experience as an arbitrator and for advising local and foreign clients in cases related to intellectual property, energy and public procurement.

He also stands out for his practice in litigation related to intellectual property and insurance claims.He has advised government institutions in conciliation and arbitration proceedings related to the contracting of public works, as well as individuals and commercial companies in judicial and arbitral litigation related to contractual and industrial property issues, as well as to insurance companies.

Since April 2012, he teaches Negotiation and Promotion of Investments, Commercial Law and International Business Law at the Technological University Center (CEUTEC), member of the Laureate International Universities network.

Accredited in the “PIDA Training” of International Commercial Arbitration (Arbitration procedure under the ICC 2012 Arbitration Rules), endorsed by the Institute of International Commercial Law of the International Chamber of Commerce.

He has represented individuals and companies in lawsuits and arbitrations regarding contractual and industrial property matters, as well as Insurance Companies.

He held the post of attorney general at the Offices of the Human Rights National Commission in 2001.

He is an instructor at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa in matters of Distribution and Industrial Property; has also participated as an assistant and speaker in International Arbitration Conferences for the Young Arbitrator Forum of the international Chamber of Commerce.

Languages

Spanish and reading-level English.

Lawyer Rankings

Honduras > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Roberto WilliamsECIJA

The disputes team at global firm ECIJAstands out for its experience, poise and, above all, its negotiation skills‘. It has a strong client base of well-known domestic and multinational companies, which it represents in a range of proceedings, including contentious-administrative, labour and IP disputes and asset recovery actions. Co-practice head Rosalinda Cruz Sequeira is well versed in civil, commercial and constitutional litigation. Arbitration is also a key area of expertise for the department, including for practice co-head Roberto Williams, who has notable experience in arbitration, particularly relating to the contracting of public works, and regularly acts as an arbitrator, as well as handling real estate, IP and insurance litigation. The duo receives strong support from senior associate Jorge Reina.

Honduras > Intellectual property

Global firm ECIJA specialises in the defence of IP rights, representing regional clients and the local subsidiaries of international companies in infringement claims and disputes over the IP aspects of distribution agreements. In addition, it assists in contentious matters for its associated office, IP boutique Bufete Casco. The team also advises on the registration and renewal of trade marks, the payment of annuities and protection against counterfeiting. Roberto Williams, who has extensive IP litigation experience, leads the team.

Honduras > Corporate and M&A

ECIJA‘s highly regarded corporate team advises national and international clients on general corporate matters, restructurings, M&A, regional expansions and the closure of operations in Honduras. As part of ECIJA’s extensive network in Europe and Latin America, the Honduras office offers a wealth of additional resources to clients, including ECIJA Tech, a legaltech and cybersecurity service which assists with the digitisation of clients’ legal departments and the reduction of associated costs. Rosalinda Cruz Sequeira, who has significant strength in corporate matters in the financial services and insurance sectors, leads the team with Roberto Williams.