Pedro Cortés
Laywer (Senior Partner)

cortes@lektou.com

D +853 8797 5607
M +853 6291 1991 MACAU
M +852 6718 8398 HONG KONG
M +351 9242 18132 PORTUGAL

Areas of Practice
Banking and Financial, Capital Markets, Gaming, Real Estate, Commercial and Corporate, Intellectual Property, Labour, Arbitration

Professional Background
Lawyer at the office since 2003 and Partner since 2006
Lawyer’s Traineeship until 2003
Legal Consultant for a pharmaceutical multinational Company in Macau, under the program Contacto, promoted by the ICEP Agency of the Portuguese Government (2002)

Professional Membership
Macau Lawyers Association
Portuguese Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados Portugueses)
Brazilian Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil – São Paulo)
Hong Kong Institute of Directors
International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Qualified to work as a Lawyer in East Timor
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIA)
Justice Department of Guangdong – Cross-border Macau Lawyer

Other Professional and Institutional Activities
Regular Speaker on legal and non-legal matters
Chairman of the Assembly Meeting of the Macau Business Readers Charity Association
Contributor for several legal and non-legal publications, including China Outbound Investments, International Financial Law Review and International Law Office Newsletters
Former Lecturer at the Master’s program on Social Sciences – Global Economic Politics, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Academic Background
Law Degree from the Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon (2000)
Postgraduate course on International Management, from the Economy Faculty of the University of Porto (2001)

Languages
Portuguese, English, French and Spanish