Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is the principal partner at Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados. He is considered one of the leading legal minds in Brazil and he has an illustrious high flying career which has seen him represent all members of society including major multinational organizations and they have continued to retain his services over the years a proof that is truly articulate at what he does. He began his journey into this field when he joined Mackenzie Presbyterian University where he studied for his bachelors of law degree after graduating Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho proceeded to study for his bar exam a legal requirement in Brazil before any graduate can practice law.The bar exam I issued by the accrediting body that is legally mandated by law to oversee the same, it is known as the Brazilian Order of Lawyers (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil or simply OAB).
He began his career in backroom offices working his way up and joined Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados in 1991. He quickly became a partner he has been able to steer the firm into unprecedented growth where they have offices in the biggest cities in the country including São Paulo where the firm is headquartered and other offices and branches in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. The firm is a fully fledged law firm offering a diverse range of services that include regulatory agencies, corporate law, administrative law, environmental law, oil, and electricity. In addition to the above they also offer copyright, corporate criminal law, property, intellectual and computer law, telecommunications, banking law, civil law, commercial law, consumer law, labor law, economic and competitive law, public law, international law, electoral and partisan, tax law, acquisitions, dusões, mergers as well as capital markets. This diverse offering has seen the law firm named among the biggest in Brazil a statement to Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho ability to lead.
He is also passionate about the less fortunate in society, and it is this humanity that led Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho to open a fully fledged department within the firm to handle pro bono cases. These services are available at the headquarters of the firm as well as in the other branches in operation throughout Brazil.