Naviky A. Tugwell

Naviky Tugwell is our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Honduras on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Naviky directly using the contact details listed above.

Naviky is a specialist in:

  • Registry Matters of the Purchase-sale and commercialisation of oil and all its derivatives
  • Special Regimes: registries and tax exemptions, as well as waivers
  • Maritime affairs, Seafarers’ qualifications and Ship Registry
  • Real estate and registry law
  • Administrative Law
  • Trademark and Patent Registrations
  • Banking and corporate law
  • PPA
  • Biddings

Naviky Tugwell is also a law speaker in different organisations and Universities.

Working groups where she has participated:

  • Socialisation of the Hydrocarbons Law celebrated in the National Congress of Honduras
  • Socialisation of the reform to the Fisheries Law celebrated in the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine
  • Socialisation of the formulation of the National Youth Policy 2018-2030 held at the National Youth Institute
  • Collaboration in the construction of the National Energy Policy 2050 held via virtual through MS-Teams

Firm Overview:

Tugwell’s Law Firm members serve as “trusted advisors” to their clients. Their comprehensive knowledge gives their clients security and confidence that they will receive an accurate and honest legal advice. They invest time and effort understanding the priorities and needs of the client’s transaction and, as a result, obtain their clients’ loyalty.

They have built a reputation of providing the highest quality of legal advice as well as the highest level of personalised service. Their experience and knowledge characterise them. Clients expect the best from them.

In addition, they reputation for transparency and business integrity through the law sets them apart from competitors and continues to attract top talent to the firm.

They are practical and efficient attorneys, notaries and advisors, with great ability to critical analysis, an above-average analytical capacity, and have the necessary tools to convey knowledge to the client. They are characterised by their intuition, attention to detail, accuracy, and their ability to anticipate the needs and risks of the client.

Arturo Zacapa

Arturo Zacapa is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Honduras on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Arturo directly using the contact details listed above.

Arturo is the Managing Partner for Dentons Muñoz Zacapa.

He regularly coordinates local and multijurisdictional work for various multinational clients, ranging from portfolio management, claims of rightful ownership, business and transactional aspects of Intellectual Property, litigation, product registrations and marketing authorisations.

Arturo Zacapa also has notable experience in Corporate law, focusing on advising clients from diverse sectors regarding how to do business in Honduras in compliance with the local law.

Firm Overview:

Dentons Muñoz provides clients the critical legal coverage necessary to compete and succeed in Central America and around the globe.

As the only firm in Central America backed by a global team, and widely recognised as the region’s leading law firm, we approach legal problems with a unique perspective, proactively finding business solutions and helping clients seize opportunity.

Businesses throughout the region benefit from our ability to attract critical foreign direct investment and technology for business expansion, start-ups and private-public partnerships.

We help clients succeed across a wide range of business activities, including major developments and infrastructure projects, financings, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, government relations and more.

Our team consists of passionate, innovative and experienced legal strategists who can give you the edge in a competitive global marketplace.

Whether you are conducting business across the region or looking to expand globally, you will benefit from our top-tier talent, superior understanding of local markets, remarkable business networks and unmatched industry knowledge.

Humberto Medina

Humberto Medina is our exclusively recommended Data Protection Law expert in Honduras on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Humberto directly using the contact details listed above.

After graduating as an attorney from the Universidad Autónoma de Honduras, Medina continued his studies abroad at Yale University Business School and later at Stanford University Business School with a Law Degree. He has recently completed a Master’s degree in Civil Procedural Law at the UTH / Honduras, in collaboration with Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, Spain.

Attorney Medina was Vice-President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Honduras from 2011 to 2013, and of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Honduras. He was Vice-President of the Treasury of the Bar Association from 2004 to 2006.

He is currently the Director of the Board of Directors of AMCHAM and has been the Director of the Board of Directors of the Banco de Occidente since 1999.

Firm Overview:

The legal firm CENTRAL LAW in Honduras has consolidated into one of Honduras’s best law firms in corporate and business legal counselling, thanks to its excellent team of lawyers and attorneys, according to Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 international rankings.

The firm has grown both locally and internationally, conforming CENTRAL LAW along with other prominent law firms from Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Dominican Republic. The firm has expanded its geographic influence and jurisdictional reach, through its 11 offices within the region.

This structure provides CENTRAL LAW Honduras with a significant competitive advantage over other firms in the area, transcending such advantage into added value for its clients.

Gustavo Adolfo Zacapa

Gustavo Adolfo Zacapa is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Honduras on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gustavo directly using the contact details listed above.

Gustavo is the Founding Partner and Manager of the firm; he has vast experience in Corporate Affairs and is permanent General Counsel in Honduras to various multinational companies in multiple industries, to whom he provides legal advice in all areas of Corporate Law and guides though complex operations. With more than 40 years of experience in the field, Gustavo is highly renowned for his work and successful career.

Gustavo Adolfo Zacapa is also known for his capacities in Intellectual Property and Regulatory Affairs; he constantly advises the Intellectual Property Team and aids in providing creative solutions to complex cases. Particularly, Chambers and Partners state ‘He has strong experience in IP matters’ and ‘One of the best things about Gustavo is that he’s very well known and respected’.

Firm Overview:

Although the firm dates back to the 1950s, on 1988 the firm was reorganized by Mr. Gustavo Adolfo Zacapa under the name Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados.

Our firm has provided the highest quality corporate legal advice and services to prestigious multinational companies for more than forty years. Currently, we constantly provide services to an array of the largest world companies who do business in Honduras.

The firm provides all kinds of legal services and advisory, mainly in the practice areas of Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Sanitary Registrations and Regulatory Affairs, Tax Law, Labour and Employment Law, Administrative Law, and Notarial Services.