When it comes to the number of lawyers practicing in any country, Brazil is a leader in its own right. With more than a million qualified lawyers of whom up to seven hundred thousand are licensed practitioners, there is no doubt you have a variety to choose from. Ranging from tax lawyers, divorce lawyers, land law, criminal to corporate lawyers, you are bound to find the quality that befits your requirements. Statically Brazil is ranked number three worldwide in terms of licensed practitioners, ranking after the United States and India as other countries beating it to the cake.
In a country with such a swarming variety of advocates, it can only take exceptional talent or brilliance to be one of the most respected barristers. And such is the story of Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho, who has with no doubt commanded respect among his peers, clients, and the Brazilian society in general. As a senior partner and litigant of the Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados Associados law firm, Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has taken part in several precedences setting litigations that have ended up shaping the legal field in Brazil.
Having started in a small office more than twenty-five years ago, Mr. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has since become a big name that has successfully guided hundreds of interns that have opted to learn their trade at their law firm. Representing both private citizens and public entities Ricardo Tosto has a long, rich legacy of litigation. In legal clients review, he has been consistently ranked as a top litigant by many clients. A long list of both local and international clients serves as evidence of the growing reputation that Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has developed over the past many years.
Leading corporates in Brazil have used Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho’s services to restructure their debts, engage in mergers or acquisitions of other companies, and to resolve issues surrounding securities trading on the stock exchange. He is on the Who’s Who Legal’s best Brazilian lawyers. He has bagged several awards and his an author of Legal Proceedings.Ricardo has restricted himself to legal matters, and he has engaged himself in political processes including being a campaign manager of former President Paulo Maluf.