Litigation & Arbitration

Daniela Villafranca Lamas

Partner - Honduras

“Daniela Villafranca Lamas is one of the hardest-working professionals in the business. She stands out among her peers, and her superb delivery skills in hearings are the perfect match to her critical analysis of any case.”

Daniela is partner at Consortium Legal – Honduras. She has 11 years of professional experience and specializes in Litigation and Arbitration. She also has experienced in corporate assessment, handling civil proceedings, both in ordinary jurisdiction and arbitration, and in proceedings before administrative court.

Daniela is a part of Consortium Honduras´ Litigation and Arbitration practice area, the most specialized and experienced litigation team in the country and with ample experience in complex processes handled under international standards before different Conciliation and Arbitration Centers authorized throughout the country and, additionally, arbitration and Dispute Board processes before the International Chamber of Commerce and under ICC regulations, in claims related to Lease, Construction and/or Service Contracts, as well as compensation claims in general.

Among her greatest strengths are her vast knowledge and experience with the new Civil Process Code in Honduras, approved and valid as of 2010 and which implements orality in all civil processes. Additionally, her ability to coordinate team efforts for judicial and arbitration processes, as well as coordinating and structuring evidence and interacting with specialized expert witnesses as a part of these processes. 

  • Daniela was part of the L&A team for Consortium Legal – Honduras that represented a world renown cosmetic business company in a multi-million-dollar claim filed by the company´s local distributor. The claim was completely dismissed and our client´s interests prevailed. The team currently represents high profile clients with an international positioning in the food, vehicle, bank and energy sectors, among others, in processes before arbitration and ordinary courts or in legal assessments pertaining to possible litigation.
  • Master in Business Law, Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC), Honduras (2014)
  • Attorney at Law (suma cum laude), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH), Honduras (2012)
  • Member, Honduran Bar Association
  • Member, Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Member, Board of Director of Operation Smile, Honduras