Manuela António - Lawyers and Notaries


Alameda Dr. Carlos D'Assumpção, nos 411-417
Edifício Dynasty Plaza, 15o Andar D-H


+853 2834 5678

Key contacts:

Senior Partner: Hugo Couto
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Managing Partner: Manuela António
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 13
Number of partners: 2
Languages: Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Spanish

Manuela António - Lawyers and Notaries, is a firm of lawyers and notaries based in Macau. The practice was founded in 1986 by Manuela António, a long-time local resident, and evolved steadily to become one of the leading firms in Macau with a long experience and tradition of excellence.

Large enough to handle complex cases, yet being able to maintain a close personal relationship with its clients, the firm is well suited to provide legal services of any kind as well as to represent both local and foreign individuals and corporations.

A large portion of our clients are companies based in other jurisdictions. We work on a day-to-day basis with companies and individuals based in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, the U.S.A., Great Britain, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, among many others.

Our goal is to provide legal services of the highest quality in a timely and efficient manner, always keeping in mind the actual needs of our clients. The firm is known for adopting an efficient and pragmatic approach, in order to give a technically accurate and swift response to its clients.

  • Banking
  • M&A
  • Investment funds
  • Real estate finance
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation

Daniel Melo

Recent case highlights:

  • Advised Japanese banking giant on loan deal with Chinese chemicals producer and trader.

Tiago Assuncao

Recent case highlights:

  • Advised French banking giant on loan deal with Hong Kong textile manufacturer.

Andre Marques

Recent case highlights:

  • Advised Dutch banking giant on loan deal with Hong Kong minerals and metals trader.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Insurance
  • Real estate
  • Transport
  • Tourism

Avenida Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro,
n.º 9 – 2.º Esq.,
1070-060 Lisboa,

T: +351 21 727 00 60
F: +351 21 723 72 73