For justice to prevail, there must be a strong legal system. A strong legal system requires the services of strongly qualified lawyers. In Brazil, this is the case. Due to its size and the number of crimes committed every day, it requires strong services of lawyers to see that victims get justice. That is why in Brazil, we have very many lawyers such as Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho who are committed to ensuring that justice is served in the country.
Brazil was ranked as the third largest country in the world regarding the number of lawyers in 2010. The second place was taken by the United States while India took the first place. Needless to say that not that Brazilians love law and all of them want to become lawyers, these number is only facilitated by the availability of many law schools in the country.
According to the data released by the National Council of Justice (CNJ), there are over 1240 law graduation courses in Brazil alone. This is in contrast to the 1,100 law schools in the entire world. In Brazil alone, there are over 1.1 million approved lawyers. Of these almost 299,000 of them are based in Sao Paulo. Rio de Janeiro follows with almost 140, 000 lawyers and the rest of the country share the rest of them and read full article.
Being a former colony of the Portuguese, the Brazilian law is commonly derived from the Portuguese civil law, and its legal system is mainly grounded on statutes. However, the constitutional amendment of 2004 recognized that prior court rulings could be used as precedents just as the case in most common law jurisdictions.
The lawyers in the country are regulated by their respective state bar which in turn is overseen by the Brazilian Bar Association known as Ordem dos Advogados do Brazil (OAB).
About Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is one of Brazil’s most prominent and trusted lawyers. Mr. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho specializes in commercial law, criminal business law, drafting contracts, civil law, Debt and Credit Restructuring and Banking law. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has helped many businesses to win many cases and can be quite valuable to your team and learn more about Ricardo Tosto.
Mr. Ricardo Tosto is a graduate of the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. He also attended the Mackenzie Presbyterian University. Mr. Tosto is the founding partner of Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados. He speaks both English and Portuguese which has given him a competitive advantage in the Brazilian law.