Brazil is a great place to visit and live whether you’re planning on staying for the short-term for only a few months to a year, or looking at a long-term stay or possibly citizenship. Often overlooked when planning such a stay in Brazil are there laws which for business dealings and even personal matters can get a little complex. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho can vouch for that as he’s recently litigated a messy divorce case for a client. In this particular case, one party making a claim for certain assets was denied that claim because an investigation determined their current living situation did not meet the criteria established by Brazilian law. Moving to Brazil can bring on challenges like this, and that’s why you want to have nationally-recognized attorneys like Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho representing you there.
For Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho, his law career spans over 30 years practicing largely in the corporate and finance areas, but he also has been a key advisor to various Brazilian government officials and the nation’s electoral authorities. He received his bachelor’s in law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and his master’s from the Armando Alveres Penteado Foundation. At the outset of his career, he worked for Grupo Rede, a major investment and corporate holdings firm as an HR advisor and legal counsel. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho then started taking on more cases working out of a small office in São Paulo.
But then he teamed up with Zanon de Paula Barros and a group of lawyers to form the Leite, Tosto and Barros law firm where he serves as managing partner.Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has won a lot of cases pertaining to banking, credit, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and labor disputes. He’s an editor for several law journals and has been featured on Who’s Who Legal and the Analise 500 publication. He’s a member not only of the Brazilian Bar but also the International Bar Association, and he serves as a senior advisor to a public policy institute in Switzerland. He’s also co-author of the book “O Proceso de Tiradentes.”