Brazil’s Law is based on statutes and the recently developed mechanism called sumulas vinculantes. The systems of law are similar to those of European countries particularly those from Portugal. There are many statutes that have been codified in Brazil. In Brazil, the supreme law Federal Constitution that was created on October 21, 1988. The Civil Code, The Penal Code, The commercial code, the National Tributary Code, and the Customer Defence code are also law documents used in Brazil.
For centuries, the law used in Brazil is similar to the Law of Portugal owing to the fact that the country was a Portuguese colony. Due to a large number of law schools in Brazil, the country has had many lawyers. In 2010, Brazil was ranked the 3rd country with the largest number of lawyers in the world. Having many lawyers does not mean they are all good. That is why in a search for quality, the Minister of Education, Aloizio Mercadante, will perform inspections in all Law offering Universities to ascertain their quality. All the same, Brazil still has in the past produced notable lawyers who are internationally recognized like Afonso Pena and Adelma Tavares.
About Ricardo Tosto
Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho is a Brazilian lawyer highly specializing in a wide range of litigation matters. Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho graduated from the Universidade Presibiteriana Mackenzie with a Degree in Law. He also holds an extension in Business Administration from Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado. Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho is a partner in the Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados. This is a full-service law firm that has been listed among the top ten largest law firms in Brazil by the Anuario Analise Advocacia 500. Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho is also considered as one of the greatest entrepreneurs in Brazil.
This man Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho has vast experience and expertise in the law industry. He has advocated for large Brazilian organizations and multinational groups, people with different ideological shades, and governments. Truly, Ricardo Tosto de Oliviera Carvalho is one man putting the Brazilian Law institutions on the world map.
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