Current position: Senior partner
Principal practice areas/industry focus: Gaming, banking and financial, capital markets, real estate, commercial and corporate, intellectual
property, labour and ADR
Career highlights: Joined Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés – Advogados in 2003 and is a senior partner, holding the same position at ZLF Law Office (www.zlflawoffice.com).
Pedro has professional membership in the Macau Lawyers Association, the Portuguese Bar Association, the Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo), the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIAB). He is also qualified to work as a lawyer in East Timor and is recognized by the Justice Department of Guangdong as a Cross-border Macau Lawyer.
Pedro has been a contributor for several legal and non-legal publications, including China Outbound Investments, International Financial Law Review and International Law Office.
Pedro is also Senior Partner of ZLF Law Office (Hengqin, PRC) and a registered cross-border lawyer with the Guangdong Department of Justice.
Pedro is also a Lecturer at the Portuguese Catholic University – School of Law (Lisbon).
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A