Joined Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados in 2003 and is Senior Partner, holding the same position in ZLF Law Office (www.zlflawoffice.com).
His main areas of practice are: Gaming, Commercial and Corporate, Banking and Financial, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Labour and ADR. He is a member of the Macau Lawyers Association, Portuguese Bar Association, International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA), International Bar Association (IBA) and is also qualified to work as a Lawyer in East Timor. He is Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIA) and of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD). He was Lecturer at the Master’s program on Social Sciences – Global Economic Politics, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is a regular Speaker on legal and non-legal matters and a contributor to several legal and non-legal publications.
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados (Lektou) is a Macau SAR based law firm with more than 25 years experience of legal practice in Macau. Services regularly provided by the firm include issuing legal opinions and advising on Macau Law, helping international companies to start their businesses in Macau and assisting in the reorganization of economic groups with connections to Macau.
In 2016, Lektou partnered with Zhong Yin Law Firm, in People’s Republic of China, and Fongs, in Hong Kong, to open a new office in Hengqin Island, Zhuhai, PRC – ZLF Law Firm. This is the first law office that unites firms from the two Special Administrative Regions and Mainland China.
The academic and professional background, the update and specialization, together with the experience of the lawyers of Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés, are the key to answering the increasing demand of the firm’s worldwide Clients.