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Labor Law

Fernando López

Partner - Honduras

Fernando is a partner at Consotium Legal – Honduras. He has 11 years of professional experience and specializes in the area of regulated sectors, environmental law, public procurement and labor law. He has extensive experience providing advice to companies operating in Honduras in the area of renewable energy, construction, telecommunications, television, radio and real estate. 

Among his most important strengths are his handling and specialization in the regulations applicable to the energy sector in Honduras, as well as the special regulations that in the area of telecommunications are issued by CONATEL within the framework of its attributions. 

In labor matters, it has been characterized by a corporate labor advisory to the Firm’s Clients, putting into practice its knowledge in a proactive way in order to provide the best possible service in any scenario faced. It has specialized in the handling of employees and in all types of processes related to the development, negotiation and termination of labor contracts in all their stages. 

Fernando has also had experience in government contracting, structuring of large projects, and has participated in processes of study and evaluation of public-private partnerships.  He currently teaches at the Law School of UNITEC Tegucigalpa. 

  • He has advised multiple private projects in the renewable energy sector since the pre-feasibility, feasibility, financing, and operation stage in Honduras.
  • Legal Advisor for the operation in Honduras of: Geotermica Platanares, S.A. (Ormat Technologies INC), Gilat, SITA Technology, Multi-Investment Corporation (CMI), Nestlé, Molinos de Honduras.
  • LLM in Law and Management, INIDEM Business Law School 2022
  • Specialization in Renewable Energy Management and Energy Efficiency, Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC), Honduras (2015)
  • Master in Business Law, Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC), Honduras (2014)
  • Bachelor in Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH), Honduras (2012)
  • Member, Honduran Bar Association
  • Conciliator, Arbitrator and Certified Secretary of the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Honduran Institute of Inter-American Culture (IHCI)