Firm Profile > MdME > Macau, Macau
21/F AND 23/F A-B, CHINA LAW BUILDING
409 AVENIDA DA PRAIA GRANDE
MdME > The Legal 500 Rankings
Leading firms Tier 1
MdME is 'street ahead of other lawyers in Macau' and it 'operates in true international legal standards'. The team 'carries itself well in great elegance coupled with its fast response to queries and helps which earns the confidence of clients and the market'. Its clients spans a broad range of sectors which it advises on banking and insurance, corporate and commercial, real estate and construction and contentious matters. Managing partner Rui Pinto Proença is particularly recommended for private equity transactions and for representing gaming sector clients in the region; João Encarnação advises on both contentions and transactional IP matters; José Leitão and Francisco Leitão are recommended for real estate and construction, and disputes respectively; and the new partner Rui Filipe Oliveira who recently joined from Riquito Advogados focuses on corporate transactions and commercial disputes. The firm established an office in Hong Kong in 2018.
‘The team always responds promptly to inquiries‘.
‘It is a pleasant firm to deal with and has brought a new standard of professionalism to the Macau legal profession‘.
‘The team is energetic and capable in most commercial sectors in particular the financial and corporate services area‘.
‘Tirso Olazabal is a highly professional lawyer who has a unique ability to guide the client through complex situations in an easy-to-understand manner‘.
MdME > 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 our membership of the Lex Mundi Network, allows us to extend our 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|
|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|