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We are happy to announce that we have been ranked on Chambers Global 2019! Client feedback states that “questions and demands are solved quickly and well” and that the team is “responsive and efficient.”
Macau News Agency features, in its December edition, the views of our Senior Partner Pedro Cortés and António Lobo Vilela in relation to the gaming concessions which end in 2020-2022 expressed in IFLF – International Financial Law Review especial publication on Gaming earlier this year.
We are proud to announce that we will be one of the sponsors of the Chambers Forum Hong Kong 2019! Chambers Forums draw together top experts on key topics within their jurisdictions and open lines of communication between Chambers Editors, leading General Counsel and recognised firms on a global scale. Don’t miss the Chambers and Partners’ event on January 11th.
Frederico Rato and Lei Wun Kong were re-elected for the Macau Lawyers Association. Frederico Rato was re-elected as President of the Superior Council of Macau Lawyers and Lei Wun Kong for the board of General Meeting.
We are happy to announce that Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2019 is now available and that we feature Band 2 for General Business Law in Macau. Client feedback states: “We are pleased to work with the firm because our questions and demands are solved quickly and well.” Pedro Cortés and Frederico Rato were both ranked in Band 2 with client feedback stating that Pedro is “extremely responsive and able to meet tight deadlines”.
Senior Partner Pedro Cortés and Senior Associate José Filipe Salreta write the Macau chapter of Global Legal Group’s International Comparative Legal Guides to Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws and Regulations 2019.
Lektou was ranked as Top Tier Firm in the IFLR1000 2019, which occurs consecutively since the guide ranks Macau legal market. Our lawyers Frederico Rato, Pedro Cortés and José Filipe Salreta were also distinguished as Highly Regarded Lawyers.
Frederico Rato will chair the Commission for the Credentialing of Journalists of the Macau Portuguese and English Press Association. The Board will analyze and approve requests for the issue of the professional journalist title.
We were ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2019 as Outstanding in the category of General business law and ranked in three more industry sectors. Frederico Rato is ranked as Market-leading lawyer and Pedro Cortés and Lei Wun Kong are ranked as Leading Lawyers.
Senior Partner Pedro Cortés and Senior Associate Óscar Alberto Madureira write the Macau chapter of the 3rd Edition of The Gambling Law Review.
Pedro Cortés, our Senior Partner, comments on the Commission of Corruption findings about IPIM’s residency scheme for Macau News Agency.
Lektou Gaming Law Alert: Proposed Revision of Law No. 10/2012 – Entry and Work in Casinos by Pedro Cortés and Sara Choupina.
Lektou contributed to the second edition of The Gambling Law Review, with the Macau chapter written by Senior Partner Pedro Cortés and Senior Associate Óscar Alberto Madureira.
Our Senior Partner Pedro Cortés and our Senior Associate José Filipe Salreta have contributed to the ICLG International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection 2018, which covers Relevant Legislation and Competent Authorities, Definitions, Territorial Scope, Key Principles, Individual Rights and CCTV.
Our Senior Partner Pedro Cortés gives his opinion about the Singaporean gaming market to G3 Magazine, concerning his participation as speaker in the panel “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: What’s Happening in the Asia Market?” at the International Gaming Summit 2018.
Regarding his participation in the International Gaming Summit 2018, Óscar Alberto Madureira shares his thoughts about the impact of illegal gambling on regulated gaming markets to G3 Magazine.
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados is proud of being represented, once again, at the Brazilian Gaming Congress, that happens on 22-24 April in São Paulo, Brazil. Our Senior Partner, Pedro Cortés will be one of the guest speakers at the panel “Sow-the-seeds: Regulatory Agency”.
Our colleagues from Zhong Yin Law Firm visited our office.
The Vice-President of the Guangdong Lawyers Association, Chen Fang, paid a visit to our office.
Carina Lei Ka Weng, Tiffany Liang and Madalena Perestrello were successfully admitted by the Macau Lawyers Association as Trainee-Lawyers. Congratulations!
Congratulations to our new Lawyers Anson Kong and Bernardo Leong who were recently admitted as Lawyers by the Macau Lawyers Association.
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados will be present at the IAGA International Gaming Summit, to be held in Macau from May 14th to 16th. Lektou will be represented by the appointed speakers Pedro Cortés, José Filipe Salreta and Óscar Alberto Madureira.
Our associate Celina Ling Lee is attending the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where she will be speaking about the Macau case on the event “The changing role of Women in the Economic Transformation”.
Our Senior Partner Pedro Cortés is attending the iGaming Asia Congress at Grand Hyatt, Macau. iGA Congress is the longest running dedicated iGaming event in Asia where iGaming operators can gain the latest market, product and market insights from industry experts, and network with leading country authorities, top solution suppliers and marketers around the world.
Zhongyin Law Firm is one of the partners of ZLF Law Office in Hengqin and has more than 2200 lawyers in 25 offices around China.
Pedro Cortés was appointed legal advisor of Casa de Macau in Chongqing during the presentation of Macau as a platform of services for the commercial cooperation between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries.
Pedro Cortés, our Senior Partner, will be present at Chongqing German City & Smart Manufacturing Forum 2018, on January 22th and 23rd.
During an official visit to Macau SAR, representatives from the Justice Department of the Province of Guangdong had a meeting with our office’s partners.
Our Senior Partner Paula Ling was reelected for another term as member of the National People’s Congress of People’s Republic of China.
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados was ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018. You can access the new Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 rankings and editorial commentary by following the link.
Óscar Alberto Madureira was featured in Macau Business regarding his conclusions about Corporate Social Responsibility presented at the Tenth International Conference on The Legal Reforms of Macau in the Global Context – Gaming Law.
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados took part in the “IV Gala Portugal-China” of the Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce & Industry, that took place in Lisbon, on November 2.
ZLF Law Office launched, at the China-Latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition, the China-Latin Enterprise Legal Service Center. Find more at www.claclaw.com
Our Lawyers received, on October 16th, the cross-border lawyer professional license in a ceremony in Nansha, China.
IFLR1000 highlights the opening of Lektou’s office in Portugal. The Lisbon office aims to play a platform role among Portuguese-speaking, Macanese and Chinese clients who have operations in Portugal or wish to invest in those countries.
Lektou signed, this weekend, during the 2017 International Belt and Road Forum, which took place in Chengdu, the Cooperation Charter of the “One Belt and One Road” Legal Services Cooperative with other 32 other firms from 20 countries also present at the Forum.
ZLF Law Office visited and offer compliments to the Vice-Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR.
Frederico Rato, our Senior Partner, speaks to Business Daily about the outcome of the case of the former Prosecutor-general, sentenced to 21 years of prison after being found guilty of more than a thousand charges.
ZLF Law Firm featured in Macao Image
Cross-border legal join venture in Hengqin exceeds expectations. At intersection of jurisdictions, legal systems, communities and cultures, the ZLF Law Office is well-placed to advise businesses about new opportunities.
Pedro Cortés and Manuel Moita Júnior write about the Macau Gaming Law for the International Comparitive Legal Guides.
The Benchmark Chambers International is a non-profit organization, established in 2014, that is the Base of Supreme People’s Court of China for Discerning Foreign and Hong/Kong Macao Law.
Frederico Rato writes about the freedom of the Press in Macau
Frederico Rato, Founding Partner, co-writes the book “15 Anos Depois: A Imprensa Portuguesa de Macau”. He is responsible for the chapter about the freedom of press and the right to information according to the laws of Macau.
The Benchmark Chambers International is a non-profit organization, established in 2014, that is the Base of Supreme People’s Court of China for Discerning Foreign and Hong Kong/Macao Law.
Pedro Cortés and Calvin Chui analyse the legislation on Medical Error for the International Law Office.
Frederico Rato, Founding Partner, speaks about justice in Macau in the special edition of Macau Business – “The Portuguese matrix – 17 years later”.
Pedro Cortés to “Macau Business Daily”: “It appears that these instructions are illegal and against the gaming contracts and Law 13/2009 [The Macau Legal Framework of Internal Sources of Law]. There is not mention of the instructions in Law 13/2009.”