Practicing Law in Brazil: Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho Observation

In Brazil, being a lawyer is a big deal. Everyone, who performs well in school, no doubt feels the urge toward legal practice. Law schools and law departments in universities are bursting with students so that Brazil has more law schools than any developed country including the US.

In Brazil on get a law degree after some five years. In order to qualify to practice law, law graduates go for a one year course to be ‘admitted to the bar’. There are many options available to those called to the bar. Practicing law is one option. One can also opt to become a magistrate or begin a career as an arbiter. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho decided to practice law and so opened his own firm and read full article.

 

Legal System in Brazil

Judicial districts are put in place in Brazil to ensure that all legal matters are heard and determined in an expeditious manner. The judicial districts, in order to extend justice to the grassroots, are further dissected into municipalities. A judge presides over the ‘judicial trial court’, where the decisions are arrived at without the aid of a jury. These are courts of first instance and therefore appeals are heard in ‘second instance courts’ and https://br.linkedin.com/in/ricardo-tosto-9556a817.

 

Ricardo’s Practice

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a practicing lawyer who specializes in commercial law. He is also an experienced business law practitioner. As such, his practice deals in cases related to debts, business crimes and the restructuring of credit. As much as Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho deals mainly in business related cases, he is also seasoned in electoral and civil litigation. As the leading partner at his firm, he handles the main political cases and what Ricardo Tosto knows.

 

Other Areas

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho worked at GrupoRede in the capacity of a legal manager and later in human resource as an advisor. He served as OAB’s president of ‘judicial reform committee’, where the mandate of his committee included judicial modernization. Ricardo also enjoys the membership of the ‘International Bar Association (IBA) and the ‘Institute for Management Development’ (IMD). Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is one of the founders of the ‘Institute for Election Law and Political Party Studies’ (IBEDEP) and a member of the ‘Center for Lawyer Societies’ (CESA) and his Website.

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