News and Insights

February 2017: Legal Wise | The key to attract investment? Good corporate governance practices – MdME’s Senior Associate Liliana Faria Contributed article to Macau Daily Times

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February 2017: Legal Wise | Year of the Bench – Francisco Leitão, Partner at MdME, Contributed article to Macau Daily Times

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February 2017: “G2E Asia 2017 to reach new heights” – MdME at G2E Asia 2017 Press Conference

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February 2017: Legal Wise | Bonus or no bonus: that is the question! – MdME’s Senior Associate Isolda Brasil Contributed article to Macau Daily Times

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February 2017: Legal Wise | Avoiding the Pitfalls of Property Transactions – MdME’s Partner João Encarnação Contributed article to Macau Daily Times

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December 2016: Legal Wise | Retail Industry vs Finance Bureau – MdME’s Senior Associate Tiago Vilhena Contributed article to Macau Daily Times

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November 2016: Legal Wise | Implications of the Singapore Court ruling on foreign investors in Macau – MdME’s Associate Fatima Dermawan contributed article to Macau Daily times

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November 2016: Legal Wise | Opportunities for the Aviation industry and beyond – João Faria, MdME Senior Associate, contributed article to Macau Daily times

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October 2016: Legal Wise | Finally, Macau as a Platform? – MdME Partner Gonçalo Mendes da Maia contributed article to Macau Daily times

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October 2016: Legal Wise | Master plan still being planned – Tirso Olazábal, MdME’s Senior Associate opinion article in Macau Daily times

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September 2016: Legal Wise | The 45-Day – Conundrum: What work is work and what work is not? – MdME’s Senior Associate Isolda Brasil opinion article in Macau Daily times

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September 2016: Legal Wise | The end of the (UBER) affair – MdME’s partner Gonçalo Mendes da Maia opinion article in Macau Daily times

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August 2016: Legal Wise | Macau’s employment bubble – by Isolda Brasil, MdME’s Head of Employment & Immigration, in Macau Daily times

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August 2016: Analysis | Land Law: See the right, do the right – MdME’s partner, José Espírito Santo Leitão, opinion article in Macau Daily times

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July 2016: Legal Wise | Blast form the past – MdME’s partner, Francisco Leitão, contributed article to Macau Daily times

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July 2016: Legal Wise | Widening the slot – MdME’s partner Rui Pinto Proença opinion article in Macau Daily times

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June 2016: Analysis | The Failed Land Law MdME’s – Partner Gonçalo Mendes da Maia contributed article to Macau Daily times

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May 2016: “ Games ‘a changin’ ” – MdME’s Partner Rui Pinto Proença contributed article to IAG (Inside Asian Gaming) May 2016

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Apr 2016: MdME strengthens its team and reaches 20 fee earners.
MdME is delighted to announce the election of Francisco Leitão as new Partner, the hiring of two Senior Associates, Tirso Olazábal and João Benazra Faria and the promotion of Liliana Faria to Senior Associate.

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Apr 2016: MdME contributed article to the Regional Guide to Background Checks – Asia Regional

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Apr 2016: Macau Courts apply Macau Labor Law to Hong Kong work relationship, by Isolda Brasil – Deacons’ Employment & Pensions Newsletter

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Apr 2016: Employment Law Alliance’s “Hot topics of employment in Asia” Conference in Kuala Lumpur – MdME’s Head of Employment & Immigration Isolda Brasil intervention “Macau’s Employment Market Challenges and Solutions”

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Mar 2016: MdME contributed article to the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) Asia/Pacific Publication “When Employees Leave”.

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01 Dec 2015: MdME contributed article to the Global Legal Group Publication – “The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Gambling 2016 2nd Edition” particularly on practical cross-border insight into gambling law. This article appeared in the 2016 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Gambling; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

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08 Jun 2015: Lex Mundi Admits MdME as its Member Firm for Macau.

Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to admit MdME as the exclusive member firm for Macau.
MdME is a leading full service law firm with a strong reputation for providing its clients with high-quality and practical legal advice, following international standards of responsiveness and efficiency. Since its foundation, MdME and its professionals have been involved in the largest Macau projects, developments and transactions.

The firm’s client portfolio includes some of the key corporations operating in Macau in such diverse sectors as banking, insurance, finance, gaming, real estate, energy, construction, infrastructure, retail, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.

Carl Anduri, President of Lex Mundi, commented, “Lex Mundi is pleased to welcome MdME as the exclusive member firm for Macau. The firm has a reputation for client service and its lawyers are recognized leaders in their fields of practice. With the addition of MdME, we expand the knowledge and experience available through Lex Mundi’s World Ready network.”

Gonçalo Mendes da Maia, Partner of MdME stated, “Our Lex Mundi membership will enhance our ability to serve our clients and contribute to their success, particularly our clients with global operations. We look forward to working with Lex Mundi’s outstanding member firms around the world.”

Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.
Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, the Lex Mundi network is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market in which a client needs to operate. Working together, Lex Mundi members are able to handle seamlessly their clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.

Member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America. Through our nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, members also provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe.

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22 Jan 2015: MdME launches dedicated Employment & Immigration practice.

MdME has launched a dedicated Employment & Immigration department in order to address its Clients growing demand for specialized legal services in these crucial areas of their businesses. Our Employment & Immigration practice will add specialized industry knowledge to MdME’s expertise under the leadership of lateral-hire Isolda Brasil.

Isolda has several years of experience practicing in Macau and advises Clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment and immigration issues, including those relating to all forms of employment-related litigation, terms and conditions of employment, remuneration and incentives, human resources restructurings, employees’ data privacy, secondment mechanisms, managerial and technical residency solutions, and collective negotiations. Isolda will be supported by a multi-lingual team with vast human resources’ experience, who will be able to assist Clients in the full-range of employment and immigration matters.

In order to better service its Clients MdME has also became a member of the selective Employment Law Alliance, the world’s largest network of labor, employment and immigration lawyers. With specialists in more than 135 countries, the Employment Law Alliance provides multi-national companies with seamless and cost-effective services worldwide.

 

isolda_featered Contacts/聯絡人:ibrasil@mdme.com.mo

Mobile/手機: (853) 6642 0846

Telephone/電話號碼: (853) 2833 3332

 


MdME為迎合客戶在企業上對勞動及出入境事務日益增長的專業法律服務需求,現有幸邀到邵懿德大律師 (ISOLDA BRASIL) 的加入,並設立專責部門。相信在邵懿德大律師的領導下, MdME的勞動及出入境事務部必會更為突破。

 

多年來,邵懿德大律師一直在澳致力為客戶解決各類爭議或非爭議性的勞動及出入境事宜, 當中包括各種勞動相關訴訟、勞動合同的條款細則,薪酬及鼓勵體制、人力資源重組、員工的資料隱私、借調之處理、管理和技術居留方案,以及勞資集體談判。至今,邵懿德大律師已組成一個具有豐富人力資源經驗及通曉多種語言的專業團隊,未來將會為客戶在處理勞動及出入境事宜上提供全方位的協助。

 

就業法聯盟有來自超過135個國家的專家,專門為跨國公司提供渾然一體的和具有成本效益的全球性服務,是世界上最大的勞工、就業和移民律師組織。MdME現有幸成為就業法聯盟一員,必會為客戶提供更優質的服務。