Brazil has been named as the third country in the world with most lawyers – the Brazilian Bar has registered and approved close to 800,000 lawyers. However, data shows that if the bar approved all the law students, the number would increase to three million. The Brazilian Bar Association formed in 1930, is an institution responsible for regulation of the legal professionals in Brazil. This country’s harbors some of the best law schools in the world ranging from the Federal University of Minas Gerais to Parana-based Federal University.
With increased number of law schools, the Ministry of Education in Brazil has stepped in to review the curriculum taught in these schools to ensure that students are getting high-quality training . One of the most prominent lawyers in Brazil is Ricardo Tosto. He has unmatched experience of working as a corporate litigation attorney.
Ricardo Tosto is a Brazilian lawyer and a leading businessperson. He earned his first degree in law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and another in business administration from the distinguished Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. Tosto began working at a small law firm before his ascension to the corporate litigation lawyer position. He specialized in representing individual clients and big companies in Brazilian courts. Additionally, he represented international corporations and Brazilian politicians. Tosto also handled pro-bono cases on behalf of the Brazilian government.
Tosto belongs to many associations, which include International Bar Association, Brazilian Bar Association, and Partnerships Research Centre. Ricardo Tosto is one of the co-founders of Brazilian Institute Electoral and Party Law Research. Previously, he served as the Sao Paulo Commission for Modernization’ president. Tosto has penned down and published several research papers. He has authored many articles and written a book called “The Process of Tiradentes.” After being employed for years, he started his law firm “Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Asociados,” which turned out to be the most prominent law firm in the Brazil. He has mentored many lawyers who started out as interns at his law firm. Tosto runs the affairs of his company and takes the lead on the company’s important cases.