Studying Law in Brazil is considered one of the most promising and respected career options in Brazil. It is a five-year course, and one can only practice law once the examination of the Bar Association of Brazil is passed. It is a very competitive field with many graduates having to showcase their excellence in order to make it in some of the most prestigious law firms.
One of the notable firms is Leite, Tosto e Barros. This law firm was recognized in the 2014 edition of the Chambers Global guide as one of the best law firms in Brazil in the area of dispute resolution. Chambers is an international legal guide that identifies the offices and lawyers that stand out in Corporate Law. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a partner at the firm that is recognized worldwide.
Ricardo Tosto is one of the most outstanding lawyers in the company. He is not only a partner but also co-founder of Leite, Tosto e Barros, specializing in the areas of Credit recovery, Election Law, Administrative Law, and Civil Law. He holds an undergraduate Law degree from Mackenzie which also has a Business Administration extension. Ricardo Tosto was once the President of the Judicial Reform Committee and the Judicial Modernization Committee.
Ricardo Tosto is a member of the International Bar Association and a member of the Steering Committee of the Institute for Management Development Alumni Association in Brazil among other committees. He is a legal writer and a distinguished political writer giving lectures and having published several articles in specialized magazines and newspapers. He is a co-author of a famous Brazillian book called O Processo de Tiradentes.
Ricardo Tosto introduced and directed the mass litigation in the office very efficiently. He was quoted in the 2016 edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 as one of the most exceptional Litigation Law Professionals in Brazil.