Carlos Eduardo Coelho


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Carlos Eduardo Coelho

Carlos is a partner in the Corporate | M&A practice and heads the Insurance sector practice.

He advises buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, restructurings, and joint ventures across different industries. Carlos’ practice also includes advising in equity capital markets transactions, particularly in IPOs of Macau interests with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

In his insurance practice, Carlos represents life and general insurers, reinsurers, and intermediaries in a wide range of commercial and regulatory matters.

His experience includes advising on greenfield licensing, structural reorganizations, product development and localization, distribution, policies’ review, outsourcing and regulatory compliance. Carlos often provides guidance to insurance companies in adapting to shifting market and regulatory trends, such as the introduction of trust frameworks and InsurTech.

Carlos is also a key contact in our gaming sector practice, assisting gaming equipment manufacturers, technology providers, sports betting operators, as well as online and mobile gaming companies in a wide range of commercial, licensing, and regulatory matters.


    Portuguese Bar Association

    Macau Lawyers Association

    Macau Government – Private Notary


    Law Degree, Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra

    Postgraduate Studies in Corporate Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra

    Postgraduate Studies in Banking, Securities and Insurance Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra


    International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA)

    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Rankings & Awards

  • IFLR 1000
    2023 | Rising Star Partner - Corporate, M&A
    2022 | Rising Star - M&A
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific Greater China
    2024 | Up and Coming - Gaming & Gambling
    2024 | Up and Coming - General Business Law
  • The Legal 500
    2023 | Next Generation Partner
    2022 | Rising Star
  • Chambers and Partners Macau
    2023 | Up and Coming - General Business Law