Lawyer Profile

Frederico Rato, Lawyer (Founding Partner) Private Notary, RATO, LING, LEI & CORTÉS - ADVOGADOS

Tel: +853 28562322
Email: rato@lektou.com
Website: http://www.lektou.com
Address: Avenida da Amizade, 555, Macau Landmark, Office Tower, 23 Floor, Rooms 2301-02, Macau

Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortes - Advogados

Macau, Banking & Finance, Construction & Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, Energy & Project Finance, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment

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Areas of Practice

 

  • Commercial and Corporate, Energy, Real Estate, Banking and Financial, Intellectual Property,
  • Labour, Games of Fortune and Chance

 

Professional Background

 

  • Lawyer in Macau since 1984
  • Private Notary since 1991
  • In-house Legal Advisor at the Macau Electric Company (Companhia de Electricidade de Macau – CEM) between 1984 and 1986
  • Lawyer in Portugal between 1979 until 1984

 

Professional Membership

 

  • Macau Lawyers Association Portuguese Bar Association

 

Other Professional and Institutional Activities

 

  • Member of the Macau Consultive Council for the Law Reform (Conselho Consultivo da Reforma Jurídica)
  • Member of the Macau Registry and Notary Council (Conselho de Registos e Notariado)
  • Curator of the Rui Cunha Foundation
  • Former member of the General Meeting Board and the Statutory Audit Committee of the Macau Lawyers Association and of the Macau Lawyers Superior Council
  • Former member of the Consultative Committee for the Macau Commercial Code
  • Former member of the Judiciary Council of Macau
  • Lecturer of Professional Ethics and of Registry and Notary Law at the Macau Lawyers Association and at the Legal and Judicial Training Center of Macau
  • Co-author of the Macau chapter from the work Global Financial Services Regulators, Oxford University Press, London, 2004-08
  • Contributor in several legal and non-legal publications, including China Outbound Investments, International Financial Law Review and International Law Office Newsletters

 

Academic Background

 

Law Degree from the University of Lisbon (1974)

 

Languages

 

Portuguese, English, French and Spanish