Leite, Tosto e Barros was announced as the ILO Client Choice 2013 winner. This prize is granted by the International Law Office (ILO) from a survey conducted on over two thousand respondents. The award ceremony took place in the city of London and members of Leite, Tosto e Barros law firm.
In 2005, this award was created with the aim of recognizing law firms based around the world for their services that make them stand out from the rest. The award criteria focus on the ability of the law firm to add more value to the client’s business. The law firm views the award as more than just a prize but an international recognition of the law firm’s dedication towards customer success.
About Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho
Ricardo Tosto is one of the founding members of the Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados firm. Ricardo has dedicated more than 22 years of his life to practicing business law and he specializes in commercial and civil litigation, M&A, administrative law, credit recovery, bankruptcy reorganization, corporate restructuring, banking contracts, electoral law and international law. Mr. Tosto graduated from the Universidade Presbiterania Mackenzie before proceeding with his post graduate studies at FAAP in Business Administration. He has worked as a HR and of Grupo Rede Brazilian company. He has also held the position of director of the Fundacao Rede de Previdencia Privada Brazilian company.
Ricardo Tosto has been recognized by the Who’s Who Legal when he was nominated as one of the best Brazilian attorneys in commercial litigation. His legal practice has also been recognized by Brazilian legal publication Analise 500 and Legal 500. He previously held the position of the president of the Judicial Reform Committee and Judicial Modernization Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association (Sao Paulo section). He is a member of the Board of Directors (Study Center for Attorney Partnerships (CESA)), International Bar Association, IMD steering committee (Institute for Management Development – Lausane, Switzerland). He is a political and legal noted writer, published a number of articles in specialized magazines and newspapers and gives lectures. Ricardo is a co-author of a Brazilian book titled O Processo de Tiradentes.