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Managing Partner: Carlos D Simões

Number of partners: 4

Partners and associates: 5

Languages: Cantonese, English, German, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish


Associated Offices:

Angola: GLA

Mozambique: GLM

Portugal: PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados, RL


Firm Overview:

DSL Lawyers is a full legal service firm with an international team that has been in practice for over 20 years. DSL Lawyers is also the exclusive Macau member of World Services Group (WSG), a network of professional business services. DSL Lawyers are also ranked as leading practitioners by IFLR, ALB, ALP, WTR and a member of specialised associations such as INTA, IPBA, APAA and others.


Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/M&A

Property

Banking & Finance

Litigation & Arbitration

Intellectual Property

Employment

Gaming & Hospitality

Tax

Construction & Infrastructure

Telecommunications, IT & Media

China Investment Desk


Corporate/M&A:

DSL provides a full range of corporate services. DSL is also highly qualified and provides expert advice on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, corporate restructuring and foreign investment in private equity, advising on all types of legal models for both share transactions and asset deals.


Capital Markets:

DSL advises on a full range of capital markets transactions, commodity market derivatives, risk management, debt and equity offerings, securitisation, investment funds, among others. It is also involved in the listing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of corporations holding Macau operations.


Property:

DSL advises on residential and commercial acquisitions including due diligence, drafting and review of sale and purchase agreements, leases, zoning and planning issues and assisting on property financing. DSL also assists in the structuring of property investments and project finance securities packages. DSL has been retained by various developers to advise on several of its Macau projects, namely on regulations adopted by the Macau Government in relation to the pre-sale of units.


Banking & Finance:

DSL renders legal services to various local and overseas commercial banks, international financial organisations, insurance companies and investment banking firms. The services include advising on capital markets and financial procedures, setting up and licensing of banks and assisting sponsors with listings involving Macau companies and subsidiaries.


Litigation & Arbitration:

DSL has been involved in high profile arbitrations mainly concerning disputes on construction and infrastructure projects. DSL’s litigation practice includes representation in various forms of commercial disputes, construction and IP litigation.


Construction & Infrastructure:

DSL advises developers, contractors and owners in major construction projects and their contractual structure. The services include advice on licensing requirements for construction projects, construction claims, project management and joint-venture agreements and assistance on all stages of tendering for infrastructure projects.


Telecommunications, IT & Media:

DSL’s experienced and multilingual professionals assist clients to successfully navigate around the complex legal and technical context of telecoms. It provides legal advice on regulatory requirements and commercial matters to a variety of clients from the industry service providers, operators of broadband cable and satellite networks, broadcasters, social network operators, consumer electronics manufacturers, computer games companies and online retailers.

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

Greater China Region 2022

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Macau

General Business Law
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Macau

General Business Law


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Rita Martins
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Head Office

Av. da Praia Grande No. 409

China Law Building, 16th Floor

Macau

Macau

China

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