Duarte Simões Carneiro

Duarte Simões Carneiro

Associate Lawyer based in Timor Leste

Main Practice Areas
  • Litigation, business Law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Gaming Law, Civil Law, Labour Law, Banking and tax

Email: duarte.carneiro@cralaw.com

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Level 1 certificate Mandarim

Profissional Experience

  • Managing Associate Lawyer at CRA Timor Law Firm in Dili since 2013
  • Associate Lawyer at Manuela António – Lawyers and Notaries RL, in Macau (2011-2013)
  • Legal adviser for several corporations dedicated to audiovisual, computer and consulting business from 2008 to 2011
  • Lecturer of law disciplines at a school in Porto from 2008 to 2011
  • In-house Lawyer of a Bank from 2006 to 2008
  • Associate Lawyer with a medium sized law firm in Porto, Portugal, from 2001 to 2005

Academic Background

  • Master in Public Law by Nova University, Faculty of Law, Lisbon, with the Dissertation regarding the civil responsibility of the media in Timor-Leste (2016)
  • Graduation in Law by the Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Law, in the 2002


  • Registered at the Portuguese Bar Association since 2005
  • Registered at the Macau´s Bar Association since September 2011
  • Registered Lawyer and admitted to practice law in Timor Leste since 2013