The legal system in Brazil is founded in Civil Law tradition. The country has a formal federal constitution that recognizes the state as the Federal Republic. Each of the 26 federates states can adopt their laws and constitutions. However, their powers are limited and bound by the federal constitution.
Brazil has the largest demand for lawyers in the Latin America. The legal profession in Brazil is a very popular career among the graduates. The country has one of the most developed legal professions in the world with a large pool of lawyers. It has the highest number of law school established in the country. By 2010, the National Council of Justice announced that Brazil had a total of 1,100 law schools and more than three million graduate lawyers. For graduate lawyers in Brazil to practice law, they ought to register and pass the Brazilian Bar Examination.
About Ricardo Tosto
There many prominent and established lawyers as well as law firms in Brazil. One such lawyer is Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho. Ricardo Tosto is a partner at Leite, Tosto e Barros, a renowned and reputable litigation firm in Brazil. Based in Sao Paulo, the company has more than 500 employees, interns, and associates. Leite, Tosto e Barros has clients all over the Brazil and beyond. The firm is well distinguished for mass litigation model and is recognized for its dedicated quality of services for its clients. In 2015 and 2016, the Chamber Global guide listed LeiteTostoe Barros as the best Brazilian law firm in Dispute Resolution.
Ricardo Tosto is an experienced and prominent lawyer based in Sao Paulo. Ricardo studied at Mackenzie Presbyterian University. He has over two-decade experience as a practicing lawyer. His proficiency has seen him being sought after by local and prominent international organization, politicians, famous business people as well as the government agents. Ricardo Tosto was the brain behind the mass litigation model that gained massive popularity in Brazil. Ricardo serves as board member of Center for the Study of Law Firms, Alumni Association as well as the Brazilian Institute of Electoral and Partisan Law Studies.