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Ricardo Tosto: A successful Latin Lawyer

Ricardo Tosto is a famous lawyer in Brazil. He has a solid academic background having studied law at the Mackenzie University. Additionally, he studied at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) where he graduated with a degree in business administration. Ricardo started out in a small office, and in just a few years, he positioned the office among the largest in the country.


Mr. Tosto has represented high profile individuals, large corporations, and governments in complex cases that have garnered national attention. Ricardo has also been instrumental in the development of several legal mechanisms that have been put to use in the Brazilian community of law. The Latin lawyer is the former president of the Judicial Modernization Committee and the Judicial Reform Committee. Furthermore, he is a member of the Steering Committee of the Institute for Management Development, the International Bar Association, the Revista dos Tribunais and a founding member of the Brazilian Institute for Political Party and Election Law Studies.


Mr. Ricardo Tosto is also an established author who has written several articles that have been published in newspapers as well as specialized magazines. It is also worth stating that he is the co-author of O Processo de Tiradentes.


Leite, Tosto e Barros

Leite, Tosto e Barros is a law firm with known experience in litigation and business consulting. Ricardo Tosto and his partner, Zanon de Paula founded the law firm in 1991. Their head office is in SP Itaim Bibi, but they have other branch offices in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro.


The law firm ranks among the top ten in Brazil – trade publication Yearbook Analysis Advocacy 500. Their primary areas of practice include environmental law, copyright, international law, banking law, consumer law, administrative law, property, corporate law, mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs among others. Find more about the law firm here.

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