Mrs Nora Amaya > Lexincorp > Tegucigalpa, Honduras > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Contracts, Banking & Financial Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Notary Services.




With a solid experience of over two decades in the legal field, Nora Amaya has excelled in various specialized areas, including commercial law, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as intellectual property protection. Throughout her career, she has advised a wide range of clients, from domestic companies to multinational corporations, in business structuring, commercial contracts, complex financial transactions, and asset protection strategies. Her deep understanding of regulations and proactive approach to problem-solving have been crucial to her clients’ success in today’s competitive business environment.





Nora Amaya’s memberships include:

  • ASIPI (Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property): This association is a leading organization in the field of intellectual property in Latin America, promoting the protection and development of intellectual property rights in the region.
  • INTA (International Trademark Association): INTA is a global organization that promotes the value of trademarks and intellectual property worldwide. It provides education, resources, and networking for trademark and intellectual property professionals.

These memberships suggest that Nora Amaya is committed to staying updated in the field of intellectual property and establishing professional connections both regionally and internationally. Being a member of these associations can also provide her access to resources, information, and networking opportunities that can benefit her legal practice.


Nora Amaya is a highly qualified professional, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Legal and Social Sciences and the title of lawyer and notary, obtained from the prestigious Dr. José Matías Delgado University. In addition to her academic background, she has supplemented her experience with a diploma in Legal Aspects of International Business offered by INCAE/GEORGETOWN in Managua, Nicaragua. This intensive program provided a comprehensive understanding of legal challenges in global business environments, from corporate management to intellectual property.


In addition to her successful legal career, Nora Amaya has a passion for poetry, reading, and love for animals, especially dogs. These personal interests not only reflect her creative side and love for nature but also demonstrate her ability to balance the demands of her career with fulfilling activities outside the professional realm. Her dedication to cultivating a balanced and fulfilling life is evident in her commitment to both her personal and professional development.

Lawyer Rankings

Honduras > Banking and finance

Benefitting from an extensive network in Central America, Lexincorp‘s banking and finance team routinely advises international financial institutions on loans to national banks. Project finance is also among the team’s core areas of expertise, and it is noted for its strong skill sets in the energy (particularly renewable energy), infrastructure and telecoms spaces. Among the senior names to note are Engels Zelaya, who specialises in the public and energy sectors and is recognised for his project finance expertise, and Nora Amaya, who has longstanding experience in handling banking and finance transactions in Honduras and El Salvador.

Honduras > Corporate and M&A

The corporate team at regional firm Lexincorp draws on the wider firm’s signature strength in public-private partnership law and the energy and infrastructure spaces to handle a steady stream of corporate and commercial mandates relating to the construction of major projects. In addition, the department is routinely active in the establishment of companies in Honduras, benefitting from a presence in both Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula. Engels Zelaya, who is skilled in corporate matters in the public and energy sectors, leads the experienced team, which also includes Honduras managing partner Benito Zelaya; Nora Amaya, whose practice spans company incorporations, corporate governance and commercial contracts; and San Pedro Sula office head Sylvia Zelaya.