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Brazilian Law and Lawyers: Ricardo Tosto

Brazilian law is a derivative of Italian, French, German and Portuguese law. It has many lawyers due to a large number of law schools in the country. Brazil was ranked third as a country with the largest number of lawyers in 2010. It has over 620, 000 layers, some operating in Rio de Janeiro while others operate in Sao Paulo. For one to practice law in Brazil he or she has to pass the vestibular examination; Study for 5 years in law school and get a law degree.

He or she has to pass the bar examinations known as Ordem dos Advogados do Brazil, and then have an internship.There are many law firms in Brazil. One of the popular law firms in Brazil is the Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados which was established by Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho. The firm is known for representing high leveled personalities in Brazil.

Tosto’s history

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is one of the most remarkable lawyers and strategist in the Brazilian legal practice. He established his own firm which became one of the largest Firms in Brazil. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho started his career in a small law office. Through his experience and proficiency in his field, his small law office grew to become the most qualified and experienced corporate litigation law firm in the area.


Mr. Ricardo Tosto de Olveira Carvalho has offered legal counsel to the Brazilian government, the large Brazilian law corporations, and the many different politicians. He has also been involved in helping people during his industrious career. For instance, he has been guiding his partners who started out as interns in the firm. He defended most companies and many public personalities in cases known nationwide.

He pioneered the adoption of most of the high-profile legal mechanisms, which have been used throughout the Brazilian legal community. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho firms specialize in conflict resolution which involves administrative law, environmental law, corporate law, copyright, consumer law, international law, and mergers. He oversees the firm’s ongoing cases and gives guidance and solutions to problems arising in the firm.

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