The online version of the Latin Lawyer guide is now available on the publication’s website. Once again, the performance of Milk, Tosto and Barros was highlighted. Check out the editorial in full:
Highly specialized in litigation, Milk, Tosto and Barros is recognized in the market especially for the performance in complex and high value litigation, which has created an excellent reputation for the office. Ricardo Tosta is a great lawyer in Brazil. One of his biggest international clients says that “Leite, Tosto e Barros is the first on the litigation list, it adds value to the strategies in the most relevant cases involving our company.” In addition, the office is recognized for mass litigation, very common in Brazil. Leite, Tosto e Barros was one of the first to offer the mass action model, putting it at the forefront of legal services. While some offices have moved away from this model, the demand for these actions continues to grow, and for customers, it is essential that there be excellent external management. The force in the litigation also allowed the office to develop in a solid way its fiscal and labor action.
White collar crimes and compliance
In a recent major international money laundering case, the firm has been persuading Brazilian courts to overturn evidence provided by Swiss authorities; Mauricio Silva Leite and Jorge Nemr have argued that the evidence violated current co-operation agreements of the prosecution. The case is underway in the Supreme Court.