David Lopes


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David Lopes

David is a partner in our Commercial practice.

He works closely with several multinational corporations in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. His experience includes advising on joint-venture agreements, shareholders agreements, agency and distribution contracts, trademark licensing, grants of right of use and franchises. He has advised on several significant greenfield investments, where he has assisted clients in structuring their market entry, from corporate, compliance and IP protection perspectives.

David also has considerable experience in the security services sector and regularly advises security companies, cash remittance operators and forex trading agencies.



    Portuguese Bar Association

    Macau Lawyers Association

    Macau Government – Private Notary


    Law Degree, Católica | Lisbon School of Law


    Member of International Trademark Association (INTA)

    Member of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)

Rankings & Awards

  • IFLR 1000
    2023 | Highly Regarded - Banking, Project finance, M&A
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific Greater China
    2024 | Band 3 - General Business Law
  • Chambers Global
    2024 | Band 3 - General Business Law
  • Asialaw
    2023 | Distinguished Practitioner - Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A
  • The Legal 500
    2023 | Leading Individual
  • Chambers and Partners Macau
    2023 | Band 3 - General Business Law