Brazil was ranked in 2010 as the country with the third highest number of lawyers. The USA came in second, and India topped the list. This was not just because Brazilians love doing law and want to become lawyers but because of the numerous law schools in the country. Brazil has the largest number of law schools than the other two countries combined.
The number of registered lawyers in the country is 800,000, but if all law students are to be approved, then there would be approximately 3 million lawyers. Brazil has 1,240 courses of law where as the number of law courses in the rest of the world is 1,100 and more information click here.
In 2014, the minister of education for Brazil announced inspections in the law universities to ensure all of their courses were well organized. This was intended to reduce the number of law students that were not approved.
Ricardo Tosto is one of the exceptional lawyers who hail from Brazil. Ricardo Tosto received his bachelors in law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University. He then studied further to receive an Extension in business Administration from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. After his completing his studies, Ricardo Tosto and some of his associates decided to start their own law firm in April 1991. This law firm is called Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados Associados and is still operational up to date and contact him.
Ricardo Tosto has dealt with numerous high profile cases over the years. He has worked in defence of personalities, major companies, both Brazilian and multinational groups, and for both politicians and pro bono for non-Governmental organizations and learn more about Ricardo Tosto.
Ricardo maintains a place of honor in his office and encourages his team to always practice “good combat”. By objectivity and agility, he trained many of the current associates of his firm who joined as trainees. He also directly supervises the most important cases assigned to his firm. At Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados Associados, Ricardo Tosto is known to formulate strategies and give clarifications when there is doubt and his Linkedin.