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Greater China Region Guide 2023

Ranked in 1 Practice Areas
General Business Law
9 Years Ranked
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Provided by Pedro Cortés

Greater China Region

Practice Areas

Gaming, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Capital Markets / Securities, Corporate, Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Administrative & Regulatory, Dispute Resolution


Joined the office as lawyer in 2003 and became Partner in 2006

Legal Consultant for a pharmaceutical multinational Company in Macau, under the program Contacto, promoted by the ICEP Agency of the Portuguese Government (2002)

Professional Memberships

Macau Lawyers Association

Portuguese Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados Portugueses)

Brazilian Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil – São Paulo)

Hong Kong Institute of Directors

International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA)

International Bar Association (IBA)

Qualified to practice as Lawyer in East Timor

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIA)

Justice Department of Guangdong – Cross-border Macau Lawyer

Arbitrator of Zhuhai International Court of Arbitration

Languages Spoken

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish


University of Nevada

LL.M in Gaming Law and Regulation

2021 - 2022

Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon

Law Degree

1995 - 2000


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