Lawyer Profile

Pedro Cortés, Senior Partner, RATO, LING, LEI & CORTÉS - ADVOGADOS

Tel: +853 28562322
Email: [email protected]
Address: Avenida da Amizade, 555, Macau Landmark, Office Tower, 23 Floor, Rooms 2301-02, Macau

Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortes - Advogados

Macau, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Construction & Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment

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Areas of Practice


Banking and Financial, Capital Markets, Gaming, Real Estate, Commercial and Corporate, Intellectual Property, Labour, Arbitration


Professional Background


  • Lawyer at the office since 2003 and Partner since 2006
  • Lawyer’s Traineeship until 2003
  • Legal Consultant for a pharmaceutical multinational Company in Macau, under the program Contacto, promoted by the AICEP Agency of the Portuguese Government (2002)


Professional Membership


  • Macau Lawyers Association
  • Portuguese Bar Association
  • Hong Kong Institute of Directors
  • International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Qualified to work as a Lawyer in East Timor
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIA)


Other Professional and Institutional Activities


  • Regular Speaker on legal and non-legal matters
  • Chairman of the Assembly Meeting of the Macau Business Readers Charity Association Contributor for several legal and non-legal publications, including China Outbound Investments, International Financial Law Review and International Law Office Newsletters
  • Former Lecturer at the Master’s program on Social Sciences – Global Economic Politics, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong


Academic Background


  • Law Degree from the Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon (2000)
  • Postgraduate course on International Management, from the Economy Faculty of the University of Porto (2001)




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