You might be wondering if getting a Brazilian lawyer is a big deal or not, and to make a long answer short, it is. If you’re undergoing a business expansion or relocation into Brazil, you’re likely going to find yourself meeting new regulations head-on right away, and when that happens you need to get a Brazilian lawyer like Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho on your side right away. You might be thinking “can’t I just have my own lawyer act on my behalf if they know Brazilian law?” Brazil has laws that dictate who can actually represent clients in court or perform legal compliance work for corporations, and in many cases they limit the people who can do that to Brazilian citizens, or those who’ve received specific Brazilian law licenses that are difficult for foreign lawyers to obtain.
Why is Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho one of the best attorneys to represent your company. He’s licensed to practice in a wide array of areas, and his law firm Leite, Tosto and Barros has taken on some of the toughest litigation between individuals, small to large businesses, banks and government agencies. The lawsuits they’ve won have benefited both domestic and foreign clients, and Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has upheld strong ethics in the legal field and has quite an impressive resume.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho graduated from law school at the McKenzie Presbyterian University in Sao Paulo and an MBA at the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. His legal career started as an advisor to the human resources department of Grupo Rede and its conglomerates in Brazil’s energy industry. After completing the bar exam and obtaining his license, he started out private practice in a small office in Sao Paulo, but as his reputation grew he started building his own law firm as he teamed up with Zanon de Paula Barros and his associates.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has earned his way not only to the Brazilian National Bar, but also to the International Bar Association. He has formerly served on the Judicial Reform Committee and was also a campaign advisor to 2006 presidential candidate Paulo Maluf. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is featured in the Analise 500 and is also the author of a book on Brazil’s history of laws titled “O Proceso de Tiradentes.”
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