Pedro Cortés

Managing Partner | Lawyer in Macau | Lawyer in Portugal | Lawyer in Shenzhen | Lawyer in Brasil | Lawyer in Timor-Leste



Professional Background

Joined the office as lawyer in 2003 and became Partner in 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 practice as 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
Arbitrator of Zhuhai International Court of Arbitration

Other Professional and Institutional Activities

Guest Lecturer at the Lisbon School of Law, Catholic University of Portugal
Regular Speaker on legal and non-legal matters
Contributor for several legal and non-legal publications.
Lecturer at the Master’s program on Social Sciences – Global Economic Politics, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (until 2016)


LL.M Degree in Gaming Law and Regulation University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2021)
Postgraduate course on International Management, from the Economy Faculty of the University of Porto (2001)
Law Degree from the Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon (2000)

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