As a federal republic, Brazil is home to a progressive constitution that adheres to the doctrine of separation of powers into the executive, legislature, and judicial authorities. The judiciary, just like in any forward moving society is the custodian of the constitution. In its duties, the courts are assisted by a large number of legal practitioners. The law scene is outrightly crowded by lawyers specializing in many fields ranging from tax law to immigration to criminal justice and corporate litigations. Legal analysts contend that there are more than two million lawyers in Brazil of which up to a million are licensed practitioners. With thousands of law colleges across Brazil, the number of law graduates increases by tens of thousands annually.
In such a crowded field, building a reputation for yourself is the ultimate test of passion and talent. And it is just that, that Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has succeeded to do. With the world of business operating as an irreparable jungle, the need for reputable corporate litigants has increased across the globe, and lawyers like Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho who are dedicated to their practice have without a doubt gone on to build a long list high profile clients and more
The 54 years old law graduate from the Universidad Presbiteriana Mackenzie, has had a hilarious career characterized by hard work and legal research that befits the legal matters on his desk. He is a member of the International Bar Association, Revista dos Tribunais and serves as a board member of the Center for Attorney Partnerships. He also serves as the administrator of the Institute of Political Party and Election Law Studies. Ricardo is the most popular of Leite, Tosto e Barros law firm which he co-founded with two other partners. High profile clients and his peers have all ranked Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho as an unparalleled lawyer in Brazilian corporate law practice