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Pedro Cortés

Firm: Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés - Advogados
Country: Macau

Practice Area: Commercial

  • Avenida da Amizade, 555 - Macau Landmark
    Office Tower, 23rd Floor
    Macau SAR
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: Commercial and Corporate, Gaming, Banking and Financial, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Labour and ADR. Pedro has professional membership in the Macau Lawyers Association, the Portuguese Bar Association, the Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo) the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIAB). He is also qualified to work as a lawyer in East Timor and is recognized by the Justice Department of Guangdong as a Cross-border Macau Lawyer. Pedro has been a contributor for several legal and non-legal publications, including China Outbound Investments, International Financial Law Review and International Law Office. 

The Firm 

Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Lawyers (Lektou) is a Macau SAR based law firm with more than 30 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 reorganisation of economic groups with connections to Macau.

In 2016, Lektou partnered with Zhong Yin Law Firm, in the 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. In 2017, Lektou opened an office in Lisbon, Portugal, as a part of its internationalisation strategy to position itself as a legal player in the platform between the PRC and Portuguese-speaking countries.

The academic and professional background, the update and specialisation, together with the experience of the lawyers of Lektou, are the key to answering the increasing demands of the firm’s worldwide Clients.

Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés - Advogados is a recommended firm in the following areas:

Commercial - Macau

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