Juan Carlos Pró-Rísquez

Venezuela

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Centro San Ignacio Torre Copérnico
Piso 8, Av. Blandín
Caracas, Venezuela

Tel: +58 212.276.0008
Fax: +58 212.276.0011

Email: jc.pro@nortonrosefulbright.com
Web: www.nortonrosefulbright.com

Juan Carlos Pró-Rísquez is a labour and employment lawyer and is head of the labour and employment department of our Latin American practice.

Dr. Pró-Rísquez became a partner in October 1999. Previously, he practised at two other international law firms for about ten years. He specializes in labour and employment law, specifically as applied in the oil and gas, service, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, banking and insurance, technology, engineering and airline industries. He is also the Latin American head of our life sciences and healthcare practice.

He has a strong background negotiating and drafting individual employment contracts and labour settlements, as well as in distribution contracts, labour and employment planning, consultancy agreements and expatriate transfers. Dr. Pró-Rísquez has also been involved in litigation before labour and tax tribunals and proceedings before administrative authorities regarding labour and employment matters. In addition, he has advised on matters regulated by the Organic labour law, the Organic prevention law, and social security legislation. Dr. Pró-Rísquez has extensive experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements on behalf of employers.

Dr. Pro-Risquez has acted as lead counsel to numerous employers implementing codes of conduct and conducting ethics compliance investigations in Latin America as well as on employment litigation in Venezuela and on the coordination of expatriate litigation and the hiring and transferring of expatriates in Latin America. He has also represented multinationals in occupational health and safety claims and counselled them on tax planning for the effective use of employee stock options.

We are highly regarded for our work across all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment and labour law around the world. With dedicated teams in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, we offer a full-service, cross-border employment and labour practice.

We have substantial transactional experience, and regularly advise on the employment and labour law aspects of multi-jurisdictional corporate reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions. We regularly engage in employment and labour civil court cases and tribunal advocacy, and advise on matters ranging from sensitive severance issues and boardroom disputes through to matters of corporate governance and whistleblower claims, and more standard disciplinary and grievance issues.

We have a diverse client base of in-house lawyers and HR managers, as well as senior executives, world-wide financial institutions, corporations and charities from our key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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“Deeply experienced leading lawyer Juan Carlos Pró-Rísquez is widely regarded as being “pre-eminent in labour law.” Sources praise his “impeccable client handling,” and say he is “excellent at spotting risks.”
Chambers & Partners, 2015