Review of Brazilian Legal System and Lawyer, Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho

The legal system in Brazil is founded on Civil Law. The countries federal constitution has been in force from October 1988 before being amended in 2004. According to the Brazilian constitution, the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land, and only one mandated to publish the binding laws. Therefore, the lower courts and judges are compelled to obey the Supreme Court interpretation of the law. The Brazilian Constitution divides the judicial branch powers into states and federal branch.


Lawyers in Brazil

The legal profession is one of the most prestigious in Brazil. For individuals to be allowed to practice as a lawyer in Brazil, they must enrol and study a degree in a law school. Law schools are present in each Brazil States. To fully practice, the law student must pass the Bar Association of Brazil examination. By 2013 the Association had a membership of over 840,000 lawyers. The States of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janerio constitute a substantial number of lawyers and learn more about Ricardo Tosto.


About Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a zealous Brazilian entrepreneur and a prolific lawyer. He is a graduate of Mackenzie University in the law degree and Business Administration from Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado. Born in 1963, Ricardo has been a prominent administrator in the Brazilian Institute for Political Party and Election Law Studies. Also, he has been a member of the critical organization like Revista dos Tribunals, International Bar Association and Institute for Management Development and Ricardo’s lacrosse camp.

In his career, Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has built a name in the representation of prominent people, the politicians, governmental organizations, local as well as corporate institutions. From 1991, Ricardo Tosto has been a senior partner at Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados, one of the largest Brazilian full-services Law Firm. Located in Sao Paulo, the firm has been outstanding in mass litigation, a common practice in Brazil and more information click here.

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has authored several legal articles. Most of these materials are issued in national newspaper and journals; the matter of interest is the legal framework in the Brazilian system. Also, he has co-authored the book, ‘The Process of Tiradentes’ and his Website.

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