Suite 1104 AIA Tower
No.251A-301 Av. Comercial de Macau

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Managing Partner: João Nuno Riquito
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Lawyers: 6
Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian and Bahasa

RIQUITO ADVOGADOS is an international law firm, practicing in Macau SAR and in Portugal, consistently providing quality legal services in both Europe and Asia in a wide range of legal matters, for clients based all over the world.

RIQUITO ADVOGADOS has a significant track-record in corporate and contract law, M&A, re-structuring and re-financing, real estate, foreign investment, transportation and public procurement.

RIQUITO ADVOGADOS provides consistent advice and innovative legal solutions for the projects it is involved in.

RIQUITO ADVOGADOS is well known by its peers and by the market in general for assisting large and complex transactions and projects involving the leading conglomerates with interests in Macau SAR and in Portugal, being retained on a daily basis in major cross-border operations.

“Incredibly talented problem solvers. I have admired their work for years and we consider them an extension of our company because they act as part of our company and not external counsel. They live our problems and success and have been by our side the whole way.”

“Riquito is very bright, pragmatic and responsive.”

“Detailed. Familiarity with Macanese law. Creative thinking. Defends client’s interest in drafting of terms and documents.”

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Advising in the equity restructuring of the Macau flagship air carrier and assisting in the negotiation of a shareholders agreement.

  • Advising the majority stakeholder in setting a cross border joint venture to bid in the tender for FBO services at the Macau International Airport, including as to the equity structure of such partnership.
  • Assist the shareholder of a major Macau company in preparing alternative (legal and financial) scenarios for the possible extension of rights issue under redeemable preferred non-voting shares, beyond the redemption date.
  • Advising in cross border transactions for the transfer of ownership and development rights over several undeveloped land plots in a major European capital.
  • Advising a major Macau real estate, entertainment and hospitality conglomerate, in preparing the spin-off of certain flagship hospitality operations.
  • Advising a Macau based group in the participating in the equity restructuring and refinancing of an innovative pharmaceutical company in Canada.
  • Advising several clients in negotiating an extension of their rights under public concessions, sub concessions and agreements with public entities, following the business disruption caused by Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Rua Dom Francisco Manuel de Melo, 21,
1070-085 Lisboa

T: +351 213 132 000
F: +351 213 132 001