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Labour & Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Renowned department undertaking a range of contentious and consultancy labour matters, including collective bargaining agreements, termination of contracts and occupational accidents. Often instructed by foreign companies to advise on the hiring procedure of executives. Multidisciplinary team also assists with employment-related issues arising from M&A transactions and bankruptcy proceedings. Tata Consulting is a new client.

Strengths

One commentator says: "They are widely recognised in the market for their great know-how in this practice area," adding that "they are committed, available and swift in their reply."

Work highlights

Advised Roche on the implementation of a mass redundancy plan, including the negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement with the workers’ union.

Notable practitioners

Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti maintains a proven track record negotiating collective bargaining agreements and compensation plans. She demonstrates additional skill dealing with labour issues arising from M&A and judicial reorganisations. A source declares: "She is a very business-oriented practitioner who can always think of intelligent solutions for her clients,"while another client adds: "She stands out due to her commitment and exceptional work."

Renato Canizares moves up the rankings this year on the back of significant client appraisal: "He is not only knowledgeable about labour law but also efficient, available and timely," says a client, while another adds: "Renato provides excellent labour consultancy and finds objective solutions." He regularly advises on the termination of senior executives' contracts, misconduct claims and negotiations with unions.

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Overview

Our employment lawyers advise on all matters within this area, including negotiations, judicial proceedings at every level of the Brazilian courts, and pension and remuneration schemes.

Our team provides comprehensive advice regarding labor and employment matters to Brazilian and international companies, covering all matters related to the field of employment relationships, and accompanying its clients in all the employment issues that may arise.

In transactional matters, our labor, employment, executive compensation, and benefits practitioners provide due diligence and advice on workforce-related obligations and considerations, as well as assistance with post-closing integration issues.

Members

Canizares, Renato

Matarazzo, Monica

Pizzotti, Cássia Fernanda

Tavares Levy, Maurício Rodrigo

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Labour & Employment Department

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Department location

Avenida Pedroso de Moraes, 1201

Centro Cultural Ohtake

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

05419-001

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Brazil

Labour & Employment


Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti
Band 3
Renato Canizares
Band 5