Francisco Casanova Sanjurjo


Francisco Casanova Sanjurjo

Founding Partner

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Founding Partner of Ponte Andrade Casanova since 2005. He is a lawyer graduated from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in 1977.

He studied postgraduate studies at the University of Cornell, NY, USA, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Regional Planning in 1983.

Positions and Recognitions

He has been a professor at the University Institute of Insurance and Universidad Central de Venezuela.

He has been a speaker on matters related to Insurance, Social Security, Pensions and the LOPCYMAT in institutions such as ANRI; BIRD; CAMCARONI; Chamber of Caracas; Miranda Chamber, Electric Sector.

He has been a member of the boards of Banco Exterior, Seguros Anauco, of the Chamber of Insurers of Venezuela, of the National Insurance Council, of Seguros Comerciales Bolívar.

Co-author of the Book: «Organic Law on Prevention, Conditions and Work Environment (LOPCYMAT). Compliance and Responsibilities. Analysis and Experiences 2005-2010.

President of the Social Security Sub Commission of the Venezuelan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Production (FEDECAMARAS) and member of the Committee on Safety, Hygiene and Environment (SHA) of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VenAmCham).

Member of the Board of Directos of VENECAPITAL - Venezuelan Association of Private Equity.

Practice areas

  • Corporate.
  • Labor.
  • Procedural.


  • Cornell University. Master’s Degree in Regional Planning, 1983.
  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, 1977.


  • Spanish.
  • English.