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JNV – Lawyers and Notaries

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JNV – Lawyers and Notaries is a leading Firm established in Macau since 1970, being one of the largest and most renowned local Firms, with a strong reputation for proactive problem-solving. The Firm strives to provide the best tailor-made and cost-effective solutions.
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Firm Overview

Chairman: Jorge Neto Valente
Number of lawyers: 25
Number of notaries: 10
Number of jurists: 4
Number of trainee-lawyers: 8
Languages: Cantonese, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish

JNV – Lawyers and Notaries is a leading law firm established in Macau since 1970. The firm is one of the largest and most renowned firms in Macau, with a strong reputation for proactive problem-solving. The firm’s large and experienced team of multilingual lawyers and private notaries provide high-quality legal services and advice on a wide range of matters. Since its establishment, the firm’s practice has always emphasised both quality and efficiency, and consistently strives to offer clients the best tailor-made solutions in the most cost-effective way possible, always ensuring that each client is provided with world-class legal assistance.

Main Areas of Practice 

Banking & Finance, Insurance & Capital Markets:
The firm has a wealth of experience in advising banks, insurers and other financial institutions, being engaged as external counsel by several such entities, both local and overseas. Over the years, the firm has frequently been retained to provide assistance on major financing transactions, IPO’s and other capital markets offerings.

Gaming:
The firm has developed in the past decade particular expertise in gaming law, having been engaged as external legal counsel by two of the most reputed Macau’s licensed gaming operators.

Corporate, Contracts & M&A:
The firm provides legal advice in complex negotiated transactions, including transformative acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, infrastructure projects, outsourcing contracts, private equity investments and establishment of new businesses.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
The firm is widely known as having a long history in successfully handling complex disputes involving litigation and has represented clients in several arbitration proceedings in a wide variety of issues.

Real Estate, Construction & Conveyancing:
The firm has been engaged by owners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, subcontractors, construction managers and materials suppliers from Macau as well as overseas, to provide legal assistance in a wide range of public and private construction projects.

Notarial Services:
The ten in-house Notaries, who are also fully qualified lawyers, allow the firm to provide clients with a ‘one stop shop’ for all their contractual and documentary needs, from drafting and negotiating, all the way to execution and authentication, ensuring 24 hour/seven day availability even on short notice.

Administrative & Public Law:
The firm has handled complex administrative and court proceedings representing clients seeking to challenge or defend government actions and regulations or to bring about appropriate regulatory action.

Employment & Immigration:
The firm has broad experience in handling and advising on work permit/visa application procedures for non-resident workers (both skilled and unskilled) as well as residency applications for investors and highly skilled professionals.

Family & Inheritance Law:
The firm has a strong background and expertise in, providing assistance on prenuptial and postnuptial conventions, paternity and adoption cases, divorce, child custody, inheritance planning and wills, as well as probate process and estate distribution.

Intellectual Property:
The firm has extensive experience in intellectual property law, including registration, defence and protection of copyright, trademarks and patents.

Criminal:
The firm has a solid foundation in substantive and procedural criminal law and the litigation skills needed to practice in this area. It has been recently involved in the most mediatic Macau criminal cases.

Practice Areas
■ Administrative & Public Law
■ Banking & Finance, Insurance & Capital Markets
■ Bankruptcy & Insolvency
■ Corporate, Contracts & M&A
■ Crime
■ E-Commerce & Internet
■ Employment & Immigration
■ Family
■ Gaming
■ Intellectual Property
■ Litigation & Dispute Resolution
■ Medical Law
■ Notary Services
■ Real Estate, Construction & Conveyancing
■ Tax
■ Transportation & Energy Law

Offices 

Landmark Office:
555, Av. da Amizade, Macau Landmark Building
ICBC Tower, 15/F, Macau
Tel.: +853 2871 2668 Fax: +853 2878 5266
Email: [email protected]
jnvlegal.com | LinkedIn

Montepio Office:
25, Av. Dr. Mário Soares, Montepio Building
Apt. 25, 2/F, Macau
Tel.: +853 2838 2222 Fax: +853 2871 2633
Email: [email protected]
jnvlegal.com | LinkedIn

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Macau

General Business Law
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Macau

General Business Law


Jorge Neto Valente
Eminent Practitioners
Pedro Branco
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Jorge Neto ValenteGeneral Business Law
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Pedro BrancoGeneral Business Law
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25 Av. Dr Mário Soares

Montepio Building

Apartment 25-2F

Macau

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