Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is the co-founder of Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados and has worked in the legal field for more than two decades. He is devoted to representing clients in court and offer advice in the area of business law. He is astute in areas of credit recovery, banking, bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law and civil litigation. His law firm also specializes in the financial sector and through the law firm, Mr. Tosto has represented large Brazilian and multinational organization.
Over the years, Ricardo Tosto has fought hard for his clients to provide them with pleasing results. This prominent lawyer graduated from Mackenzie Presbyterian University from where he received his degree in law. He also attended the FAPP where he studied business administration. He is a certified lawyer and a member of the Order of Attorney of Brazil (Brazilian Bar Association). Ricardo is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Institute for Management Development (IMD) and a board member of the Study Center for Attorney Partnerships (CESA).
Mr. Tosto is also a strategist who has pioneered in the creation of laws that are crucial to Brazil’s economy. He has also spearheaded the adoption of several legal policies that are currently being used as standard tools in the Brazilian legal system. Ricardo was even nominated one of the best lawyers in commercial litigation by Who’s Who Legal. His excellent profession has also been recognized by the Brazilian legal publication Análise 500 and Legal 500.
Becoming a Lawyer in Brazil
Becoming a litigator like Mr. Tosto takes a lot of devotion and hard work. Graduates take five years in a school, but can’t practice the profession until they sit for the bar examination which is regulated by the Order of Attorneys of Brazil. Those who pass the examination are eligible for approval by the OAB after which they can practice the profession.
The AOB is made up of lawyers who regulate the legal profession in Brazil.