MdME is a leading Macau full service law firm, which has built a strong reputation for providing its Clients with high-quality, innovative and practical legal advice, following international standards of responsiveness and efficiency.
Since its foundation, MdME and its team have been involved in the largest developments, transactions and infrastructure projects launched in Macau, representing the key-players in such projects.
Our Client portfolio includes some of the largest corporations operating in Macau, in such diverse areas as banking, financial services, construction, infrastructure, gaming, retail, real estate, intellectual property, IT and telecommunications.
MdME ranked in Chambers and Partners / Asia 2011
THE FIRM This fast-growing practice was established in 2006 and has an increasingly strong presence in the market. It fields a team of three partners, with a mainly corporate and commercial offering. It has been involved in several infrastructure projects in Macau, including roads, bridges and railway developments. The group also works with leading financial institutions and gaming companies, and is frequently instructed by international firms in Hong Kong as local counsel.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Partner Gonçalo Mendes da Maia is commended for his ability to anticipate clients' needs. Sources say: “When it comes to off-the-cuff questions, he knows the answer off the top of his head. He’s energetic and proactive.
MdME ranked in Chambers and Partners / Global 2011
MdME enters the rankings for the first time, due to its rapidly increasing local profile and international presence. The firm offers a full service to domestic and multinational corporations and has established a dedicated China investment department to assist outbound investors from the PRC enter Portuguese markets. The team also assists foreign clients looking to invest locally. Gonçalo Mendes da Maia is the key contact for the firm. He specialises in transactional work, including banking, finance and real estate.
MdME ranked in Chambers and Partners Asia / Global 2012
Sources say: “They know what we require in terms of depth and timing. They are always prompt and efficient.” “The firm is young, but they are helpful and they know their stuff.”
KEY INDIVIDUALS Partner Gonçalo Mendes da Maia is highly praised for his dedication to clients' requirements, with one saying: “He went out of his way to work on our contract. He spent his time going through a messy deal and was at our beck and call.