Brazil has over 620,000 lawyers operating in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s legal system is monitored by the constitution since 1988.The court system is made up of specialized courts and ordinary courts. The Supreme Court is responsible for enforcing the constitution control. For one to become a lawyer in Brazil, one has to pass through five years of school and pass a bar examination called Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil.
Demand for legal services has been on the rise in Brazil following the county’s political and economic crisis in 2015.Legal advice on taxation, compliance, labor laws and the M&A market have led to the high demand of lawyers. Below are some of the top lawyers in Brazil.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho
With 15 years’ experience in business law, Ricardo Tosto is a household name in Brazil law. Ricardo is the founder of Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados, one of the largest law firm in Brazil. Like any other new lawyer, Ricardo began his career in a small law office. Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho has offered legal services to politicians, the government and reputable corporations in Brazil.
Ricardo has excelled in credit recovery, banking agreements, and bankruptcy. He is a member of the International Bar Association. Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho has mentored some of his partners in his law firm who joined as interns to become big names in the law sector. Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho has implemented several mechanisms that have redefined the Brazilian legal community.
Lincoln Silveira is a legal advisor at MZG Advogados. He attained a bachelor’s degree in Law and a post-graduate degree in tax law from the University of Fortaleza. Lincoln specializes In tax law, commercial contracts, and foreign trade.
Clifford Chance is the founder of Clifford Chance law firm, an international firm with an office in Sao Paulo. Since 1998, Clifford has gathered a team of 300 lawyers who have advised large companies such as the Merger of LAN and TAM airlines to form LATAM Airlines.
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