Firm Profile > MdME Lawyers > Macau, Macau
MdME Lawyers Offices
21/F AND 23/F A-B, CHINA LAW BUILDING
409 AVENIDA DA PRAIA GRANDE
MdME Lawyers > The Legal 500 Rankings
Leading firms Tier 1MdME's client portfolio includes some of Macau's largest corporations from the gaming, banking, insurance, real estate and energy sectors, as well as TMT, pharmaceuticals, retail and construction clients. Managing partner Rui Pinto Proença and 'standout' IP leader João Encarnação are recommended, as are José Leitão, who heads the construction and infrastructure, regulatory and compliance, and banking and finance practices; litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution head, Francisco Leitão; and retail sector specialist Tiago Vilhena. Tirso Olazabal heads the firm's recently opened representative Hong Kong office, which marked the first Hong Kong branch to be opened by a Macau law firm. Further growth in 2020 included the recruitment of business law expert Rui Filipe Oliveira, and employment and immigration law specialist Helena Kok, from Riquito Advogados and Galaxy Entertainment Group, respectively. At senior associate level, Fátima Dermawan is a dispute resolution expert, while Carlos Eduardo Coelho is experienced in corporate matters.
‘João Encarnação is a standout IP leader.‘
Bank of China Limited, Macau Branch
The Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China
MMC Treasury Holdings (UK) Limited
Emperor International Holdings Limited
MdME Lawyers > Firm Profile
Since its establishment in 2006, MdME Lawyers has put its particular brand of excellence, responsiveness and innovation at the service of major local and international clients, assisting them in some of the largest and most complex transactions, financings and disputes in Macau.
The firm has since expanded its footprint to include presences in Hong Kong and Lisbon. This presence in key markets, together with the membership of the Lex Mundi Network, allows the firm to extend its reach globally.
With its team of professionals qualified to practice in multiple jurisdictions, and positioned at the heart of key initiatives of the People’s Republic of China such as the Greater Bay Area, One Belt, One Road and the Chinese investment in Portuguese-speaking countries, MdME Lawyers is uniquely poised to take a relevant role in assisting clients in the context of both their inbound and outbound investments.
|Managing partner; Head of Corporate | M&A, Gaming and Insurance||Rui Pinto Proençaemail@example.com||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Head of Construction & Infrastructures, Data Privacy, Regulatory & Compliance||José Leitãofirstname.lastname@example.org||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Head of Finance and Real Estate, Capital Markets||Tirso Olazábalemail@example.com||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Head of Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution||Francisco Leitãofirstname.lastname@example.org||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Private Notary; Head of Intellectual Property||João Encarnaçãoemail@example.com||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Head of Corporate Services, Employment and Retail||Tiago Vilhenafirstname.lastname@example.org||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Private Notary||Rui Filipe Oliveiraemail@example.com||+853 2833 3332|
|Partner; Head of Employment and Immigration||Helena Kokfirstname.lastname@example.org||+853 2833 3332|
|Ms Fátima Dermawan||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Carlos Eduardo Coelho||Senior Associate; Private Notary||View Profile|
|Mr João Encarnação||Partner; Private Notary||View Profile|
|Mr José Espírito Santo Leitão||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Rui Filipe Oliveira||Partner; Private Notary||View Profile|
|Ms Helena Kok||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Francisco Leitão||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Tirso Olazabal||Partner; Head of MdME’s foreign law firm in Hong Kong||View Profile|
|Mr Rui Pinto Proença||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Tiago Vilhena||Partner||View Profile|