Brazil has numerous law firms, all of which are focused on representing the citizen of the country in various matters of litigation and compliance. Brazil has some of the biggest law firms in the world. Some of the law firms have over 500 lawyers. The big law firms in the country are always full of service. These are law firms which offer representation in all types of law. There is no restriction on the type of cases they can be allowed to represent. Many small firms are those that major in particular areas of law. However according to statistics, although there is a huge number of lawyers in the country only a small number make it to the existing law firms. The number of lawyers in the country is higher than can be accommodated in the system.
In Brazil, there are 3 categories of lawyers in a lawyer. There are partners, associates, and interns. Partners are the lawyers who bring clients to the law firm. Associates are like employees of the firm. They get paid by the money brought in by the partners. Then, interns are fresh graduated who are gaining experience in the field of law practice. Clients in law firms are normally charged depending on the number of hours they are represented in the courts.
In Brazil, it is not complicated to find a lawyer. However, within the big number of lawyers in the country, it is crucial to ensure that you land a lawyer who is experienced in law practice. A qualified lawyer is the one who is approved by the Bar Council to practice law in the country. Ricardo Tosto is one of the credible lawyers in the area.
The language of representation in Brazil is either English or Spanish. Most laws in Brazil, are adopted from European countries such as France and Portugal.
About Ricardo Tosto
Ricardo Tosto is a business litigation attorney in Brazil. His experience of about 26 years since he completed his studies at McKenzie Presbyterian University. Most of Ricardo Tosto’s clients are non-governmental organizations, governments, individuals, banks and other organizations.
Ricardo Tosto is one of the founding partners of Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados Associados.