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Renato Canizares


Experience Summary

Senior partner at the Labor Consulting Department, Mr. Canizares has been with Demarest since 2003. He graduated in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (mid-2002). He took a specialization course in Labor and Social Security Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica (2006), MBA course in Business Management at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Mr. Canizares is currently engaged in employment advice on individual and collective labor aspects, as well as on immigration-related subjects, primarily on issues concerning the legal aspects related to foreign work in Brazil and the admission of Brazilian employees to work outside Brazil. His most representative clients include Verizon, Turner, Fox, Mattel, Bacardi, Banco Azteca, Baxter, Etihad Airways, C&A, Campbell, ClubMed, Dayco, Dow Brazil, Garmin, Hyundai, Miller Brewing,  Royal Sunalliance, The Warranty Group, Trip Advisor, Visteon.



The Legal 500 Latin America 2014 - Demarest had 19 practice areas recommended, including labor and employment. Two partners of Demarest were nominated as ‘leading lawyers’ and 34 of our lawyers were recommended, including Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti, Marcello Della Mônica, and Renato Canizares from the firm’s labor practice.

Latin Lawyer 250 2015 - Demarest was indicated as one of the leading firms in Brazil, with an important cognizance and a long history in the market, in addition to the extensive number of long-standing clients that trusts Demarest. 41 of our professionals were mentioned in 15 practice areas. The following partners were recommended in labor & employment: Cássia Fernanda Pizzotti, Renato Canizares and Marcello Della Mônica.



  • 2015: Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business Administration and Management, General, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • 2008: Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC, Specialist in Labor and Social Security Law, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • 2002:Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Bachelor of Law, São Paulo, SP, Brazil


Portuguese; English; Spanish

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