Roy Zavala

Director

“The work that Roy Zavala does is impeccable and his negotiation skills are an invaluable asset to an operation in Honduras.”

Client quoted by The Legal 500

Profile

Roy Zavala, Director of BLP in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, specializes in Business Law, Aviation & Maritime, Competition & Antitrust, and Global Migration & Relocation. With ten years of experience, he has advised international and national entities in economic concentration processes before the Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Competition (CDPC). Roy participates in corporate processes such as the granting of powers, appointment of members of the Board of Directors, changes in administration, capital increases, and civil litigation. He advises airlines on regulatory matters before the Honduran Agency of Civil Aeronautics. He joined BLP in 2015.

  • Aviation & Maritime 
  • Global Mobility & Relocation 
  • Business Law 
  • Competition & Antitrust 
  • UPS withdraws Operations in Honduras. BLP advised UPS on the liquidation of all employee contracts and the closure of operations in the country.
  • Sale of shares of Banco Popular, S.A. in Honduras. Banco Popular S.A. is the dominant commercial banker of microcredits in Honduras. IFC, BCIE and Bamboo Capital Partners sold their shareholdings of Banco Popular to Triple Jump via ASN Microkredietfonds, Incofin, BIO Invest, and FMO. BLP advised sellers and buyers on the necessary regulatory approval for the sale of shares of an institution supervised by the National Banking and Insurance Commission, and submitted the required economic concentration notification of the transaction’s impact.
Education 

  • Master in Business Administration, IEDE Business School of Madrid, Spain, 2010. 
  • Degree in Law, National Autonomous University of Honduras, Honduras, 2008. 
  • Courses in Human Behavior (2017), Securities (2013) among others. 

Languages 

  • Spanish 
  • English 
  • Recognized as a Rising Star by The Legal 500. 
  • Honduran Bar Association: Member 
  • International Bar Association: Member