Mr Ivis Alvarado > BLP > Tegugigalpa, Honduras > Lawyer Profile

Torre BLP, Colonia Matamoros, Calle Venecia
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Work Department

Agroindustry, Global Mobility & Relocation, Human Rights, Business & Sustainability, Business Law, Banking & Finance




Ivis is an Associate of the BLP office in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. His specialties include the practices of Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Business Law and Global Mobility & Relocation.

Throughout his years of experience, he has advised national financial entities taking a step as a lawyer within the Department of Legal Advice for Banco de Desarrollo Rural Honduras, S.A.; and to other institutions to obtain financing through projects with foreign finance companies, as well as advisor to said finance companies in Honduran territory on other occasions.

He has extensive experience in distribution, representation and agency issues, serving as an advisor to the largest distributors in the country, as well as for his time at Unilever de Centroamerica S.A. where he served as an in-house lawyer.

He has served as an advisor to companies dedicated to the manufacture and marketing of veterinary medical products, veterinary foods, pesticides, fertilizers, among others, to achieve the effective marketing of these products in the Honduran territory.

He joined the BLP team as an Associate in 2017, after having served as legal advisor to the Rural Development Bank of Honduras S.A., and previously, he worked at the Urquía Rodríguez Law Firm.


Spanish, English


Bar Association of Honduras


  • Master’s in business law, Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) Honduras
  • Bachelor of Law, National Autonomous University of Honduras, Honduras.
  • Seminar of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa on “Legislation and Doctrine of Trust”
  • Seminar of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa on “Insurance Law”, Honduras

Lawyer Rankings

Honduras > Banking and finance

BLP‘s banking and finance practice draws on firm-wide expertise in the energy sector to advise on an array of financial transactions in this space, particularly with regard to project finance, including securing loans from multilateral development agencies for the construction and renovation of energy facilities. As a regional firm, it is also well placed to advise international development finance institutions on sustainability-linked loans to Honduran companies. José Miguel Álvarez coordinates the practice and has a notable background in the financing and development of energy and infrastructure projects, with an emphasis on the renewable energy sector. The deep bench of junior lawyers includes senior associate Rafael Chicas and associates Ivis Alvarado and Alí Ordóñez.

Honduras > Corporate and M&A

BLP‘s star continues to rise in Honduras, with its corporate practice rapidly establishing an impressive track record in advising Fortune 500 companies and handling high-profile, cross-border M&A, drawing on the firm’s region-wide network and two offices in the jurisdiction for support. Singled out as ‘the gold standard‘ for ‘the communication, ability of the team and understanding of the client’s business‘, the team is also experienced in joint ventures and corporate restructurings, and is highly active in the energy sector, reflecting the wider firm’s expertise in this space. José Miguel Álvarez, who is hailed as a ‘titan of corporate law‘, oversees the practice alongside Karla Aguilar, a renowned specialist in the energy and environmental spheres. The talented cohort of junior lawyers includes director Roy Zavala, who has a focus on antitrust matters; senior associate Rafael Chicas, an expert in the energy sector; and associate Ivis Alvarado. The firm has also introduced an Innovation Commission with the aim of implementing new technologies to support clients.