Rato Ling Lei & Cortés


Avenida da Amizade, 555
The Landmark Macau, Office Tower, 23rd F

+853 2856 2322

+853 2858 0991

Key contacts:

Senior partner: Pedro Cortés
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Senior partner: Frederico Rato
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Quick facts:

Number of fee earners: 25
Memberships: Macau Lawyers Association, Portuguese Bar Association, Hong Kong Institute of Directors, International Association of Gaming Advisors, International Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, World Trade Center Macau Arbitration Center, New York State Bar, Justice Department of Guangdong, Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo)
Languages: Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), English, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian

Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados (Lektou) is a law office established in Macau provides legal services to local, regional and international clients. Lektou is recognized for its experience in the field and for its integration in Macau and has also offices in the People’s Republic of China and Portugal.

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

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Frederico Rato (rato@lektou.com)
Pedro Cortés (cortes@lektou.com)

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised on the conditional sale of Shell LPG business in Hong Kong and Macau to DCC Energy;

Capital Markets:
Frederico Rato (rato@lektou.com)
Pedro Cortés (cortes@lektou.com)
Helena da Nazaré Valente (valente@lektou.com)

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Listing of Koufu Group Pte. Ltd. in Singapore Stock Exchange; 

Frederico Rato (rato@lektou.com)
Pedro Cortés (cortes@lektou.com)

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Incorporation of the Global Media Macau and advise on the daily operations of the Group;

Banking & Finance:
Frederico Rato (rato@lektou.com)
Pedro Cortés (cortes@lektou.com)

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Application for a Bank License of the Banco Bic with the Macau Monetary Authority.

  • Accounting
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport

Henqgin Office
2/F Annex Building 19
Creative Valley
Hengqin District, Zhuhai
Guangdong, China 
T: +86 756 8868 308
E: info@zlflawoffice.com
W: www.zlflawoffice.com

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