Lawyer (Founding Partner), Private Notary

Macau SAR

+853 2856 2322

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:



Macau SAR

Practice areas:


Industry sectors:

Real estate

Founding Partner at Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés-Advogados e Notários | LEKTOU since 1987.

Private Notary of Macau SAR since 1991.

In-house Legal Advisor at the Macau Electricity Company (Companhia de Electricidade de Macau – CEM) between 1984 and 1986.

  • Legal adviser in relation to Macau Law of corporations in the listing process on the Main Board and GEM of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Advised a key media company in Portugal on shareholding restructuring.
  • Advised a Portuguese investment company on deal with a bank in Macau in a Real Estate Project in Porto, Portugal.

  • Banking
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Media

  • Macau Lawyers Association
  • Portuguese Bar Association
  • Cross-border Macau Lawyer recognized by the Justice Department of Guangdong 

  • Member of the Macau Registry and Notary Council
  • Course of Arbitrator by the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
  • Arbitrator of Guangzhou Arbitration Commission
  • Arbitrator of Zhuhai Court of International Arbitration
  • Former President of the Macau Lawyers Superior Council
  • Former Member of the Macau Consultive Council for the Law Reform
  • Former member of the Consultative Committee for the Macau Commercial Code
  • Former member of the Judiciary Council of Macau
  • Curator of the Rui Cunha Foundation
  • Contributor in several legal and non-legal publications, including China Outbound Investiments, International Financial Law Review and International Law Office Newsletters
  • Secretary of the General Meeting of Portugal – China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Macau)
  • President of the Advisory Board of the Licentiate Degree in Translation and Interpretation Chinese-Portuguese / Portuguese-Chinese of Macao Polytechnic Institute
  • President of the Accreditation of Journalists of the Macau Portuguese and English Press Association

  • Law Degree from the University of Lisbon (1974)