In order to work as a lawyer In Brazil, one must complete two steps. Firstly, a person is required to earn a BA degree in Law from a university that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education (Minístro da Educação – MEC). Most of the time it will take a student about 5 years to earn a Law. Secondly, the individual is required to pass the “BAR” exam with the Brazilian Order of Lawyers (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil – OAB). These two steps are required for a lawyer to practice law Brazil or be a promoter or a judge as well. These requirements are uniform for lawyers in all parts of Brazil, different from some countries that have varying state requirements.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a renowned Brazilian lawyer. He earned a degree in Law at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. He earned a Business Administration specialization degree at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) as well. He is one of the partners at Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados, which is a highly regarded Brazilian law office, according to Anuário Análise Advocacia 500, which is a law magazine that provides a list of the most famous law offices in the country.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is quite famous because he usually works for celebrity level clients and for large companies that are covered by the media in important cases as well. He has also taken on a number of pro bono cases for some NGOs. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho was also an important contributor in the creation process of a number of laws economic importance to Brazil. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is seen as a pioneer in a project for multiple legal mechanisms which are currently common practices in present legal practices.
Leite, Tosto e Barros is commanded by Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho. He is adamant in ensuring that Leite, Tosto e Barros produces the best possible results. Leite, Tosto e Barros oversees many cases that are of great importance to the law firm.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho gained notoriety when he took on private bank customers as their defense attorney. He has been on nearly two thousand cases in São Paulo and around 50 additional cases in other places in Brazil