The Lawyers and Law in Brazil
Brazil is one of the countries in the world which has the most number of lawyers. It comes third after the United States and India which is a factor that can be attributed to its many law schools. Sao Paulo is the largest center of the legal profession in Brazil followed by Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian constitution was founded in 1988 and consequently formed the law in Brazil. Also, the Brazilian law was established by partly statutes from the civil law systems of the European countries.
This included Portuguese law, German law, and Napoleonic code. Moreover, the law profession in Brazil is a very lucrative business in Brazil since it is not easy to interpret for the layman person as its foundation is from the Portuguese law. The lawyers, also known as Advogados, are very professional as they go through a very stringent process before getting admitted to the bar. Again, the method includes seating very tough bar exams for one to qualify in the legal practice. As a result, there are many renowned lawyers where one of them who stands out is Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho.
About Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is the founder and the main partner of a law firm in Brazil that is known as Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados. Born in 1963, he studied his law profession at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University where he acquired his law degree. He also did Business Administration as an extension to his credentials at the Armando AlvaresPenteado Foundation (FAAP). What’s more, the lawyer is an award-winning lawyer who earned his respect in the legal field because of winning most of his cases.Furthermore, Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho specializes in the business law, bankruptcy, commercial law, environmental law, international law, criminal law and many others. Besides, Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is also an author as well and has co-authored the book ‘The Process of Tiradentes’. Additionally, through his proficiency in the legal field, some of the laws have since been debated and amended during his research on difficult cases.