Consortium Legal-Honduras

Legal Services | Honduras
tel: +504 2221 1002 | fax: +504 2221 0535
Primera Calle # 304
Torre Consortium I | Tegucigalpa | Honduras

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José Ramon Paz

Managing Partner


This firm is part of a Central American platform and wins broad client praise for the way it keeps to deadlines and agreements, dedicates the right amount of time to issues and gives the right recommendations. One interviewee added: It is one of the best local firms. The lawyers undertake financing and M&A deals, advising big-name international clients. Real estate is another strength, and the group has the added advantage here of having an office in Roatan, on the Bay Islands, a popular tourist destination and an important centre for real estate activity. Gustavo León-Gómez is up to date with all current legal matters and brings extensive expertise to the table. José Ramón Paz is hailed as "an innovator who can come up with creative solutions.© Rafael Rivera Ferrari is a young lawyer with a developing reputation, highlighted for his multidisciplinary skills and expert knowledge. Tax expert Armando Manzanares makes his debut in the ranking and is appreciated for being to the point and detail-oriented," with one client commenting: "He has so much common sense that I have complete confidence in him if he says jump, I do! The firm advised Cisco Systems on hardware lease and financing agreements, and assisted Digicel with an arbitral proceeding involving a site dispute, in addition to ongoing corporate matters.

Year this Office was Established: 1980
Lawyers Worldwide: 105


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More Control Over Under-Invoicing in Customs - Costa Rica

The Ministry of Finance announced that an improvement in the online inquiry concerning the value of declared merchandises intends to reduce under-declaration in 20%. For the purpose of establishing better controls on imported merchandises, the National Service of Customs of the Ministry of Finance has intensified and integrated software tools to apply in a more efficient and effective manner instruments of control over the value declared for the entry and exit of goods...

Honduras Towards a Pro E-Commerce Legal System

Few may rebate that internet, is majorly responsible for most of the mayor changes in the past fifteen years in fields such as science, communications, technology, commerce amongst other being necessary to adapt the legal system regulating it. Honduras has not been the exception in this modernization process regardless of the civil code nature of its legal system which is not as adaptable as common law systems are. Almost fifteen year from the internet boom, Honduras is still discussing which is the better legal system in order to regulate e commerce transactions...

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Consortium Honduras Advises Ormat in the Acquisition and Development of the First Geothermal Power Generation Project in the Country

Ormat Technologies, Inc. announced that its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, completed the acquisition of the Geotérmica Platanares geothermal project in Honduras from Electricidad de Cortés (ELCOSA), a privately owned Honduran energy company, upon satisfaction of the required conditions precedent . Ormat will hold the assets under a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) structure for approximately 15 years, including the project’s wells, land, permits and a Power Purchase Agreement for up to 35 megawatt with ENEE, the national utility of Honduras...

Consortium Centro América Abogados - Honduras Advises Cementos Arogs in USD 305 Million Transaction

Consortium Honduras acted as local counsel to acquirer, Cementos Argos, fifth cement producer in Latin America and second in the United States, in a USD 305 million acquisition of the largest cement company in Honduras, Lafarge Cementos, in the country´s biggest deal in 2013. The acquired company has a yearly production capacity of 1.3 million metric tons, increasing Argo´s yearly production capacity to 17 million metric tons. Consortium Honduras participated throughout the due diligence process with U.S. firms and in house counsel in Colombia and Honduras. Consortium is preparing the applicable regulatory approvals...

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