Name: Evangelina Lardizabal
Firm Name: Arias
Jurisdiction: Honduras
Practice Area: Administrative Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Evangelina Lardizabal as our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Honduras. If you wish to get in touch with Evangelina please use the contact information provided above.

Evangelina joined the firm in 2002 and has led the Honduras team since Arias opened its office in the country. She plays a holistic role in the firm, and is a full-time leader and lawyer with extensive knowledge in legal matters. She has been in the private practice of law for over 38 years, ensuring accurate and adequate advice for her clients.

Evangelina has led teams in various practice areas and has participated in significant, multi-jurisdictional mergers, acquisitions and project financings in Honduras and Central America, involving diverse sectors. She has advised several national and international companies including those working in banking, insurance, energy, services, food, telecoms and free zones. She has also successfully provided tax advice on complex local and international operations.

She is a well-known and highly regarded attorney in Honduras. Clients appreciate her professionalism and commitment to their cases.

She is a member of the Colegio de Abogados de Honduras and has a law degree from the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH).

Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance and Insurance
  • International Trade, Foreign Investments and Free Trade Zones
  • Corporate and Commercial law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Taxes and Fiscal Planning

Firm Description:

Arias is the most recommended firm in Central America, with over 77 years of experience in providing accurate and timely solutions based on our clients’ goals and backed by a great team of professionals, highly focused on client service. It was established in 1942 by Francisco Armando Arias (1915–2013), and continues to be a point of legal reference in the region.
We provide creative and innovative legal solutions that add value to our clients’ business. We take the time to know and understand our clients’ goals, while always focusing on providing reliable and accurate legal services with their best interests in mind. We operate in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Our Team

We make things happen. We offer our clients the  best legal talent in the  region. Our team of long-experienced attorneys in several practice areas, as well as young lawyers, makes us a firm that is constantly renewed and adapted to current world needs. The Arias team comprises 35 partners and over 150 specialised attorneys in more than 33 practice areas. Clients highly value our team’s ability to handle local and cross-border transactions and our unparalleled experience, which includes participating in many of the region’s most important deals and advising the world’s leading companies.

Equal Opportunities

We promote diversity within the firm, so professional growth is based on each individual’s merit – regardless of gender or ethnic background. At Arias:

  • 49 per cent of our partners are women;
  • 54 per cent of our associates are women; and
  • 65 per cent of management positions are held by women

Pro Bono

Corporate social responsibility and pro-bono work have always been an important part of our DNA; we work over 2,000 pro bono hours per year. We believe that it is everyone’s responsibility to inspire and generate positive changes in our environment in order to achieve a better and certain future for coming generations.