Gonçalo Neves Lestro

Gonçalo Neves Lestro

Associate Lawyer based in Macau

Practice Areas
  • Lawyer and Head of Representation Office of CRA and CRA Timor in Macau

Email: goncalo.lestro@cralaw.com


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Basic Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Also speaks French and Polish

Professional Experience

  • Internship in the Law Firm “Teixeira de Freitas, Rodrigues e Associados”, between 2009 and 2010, having worked with predominance in the areas of Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Legal Advisor at Timor Telecom, S.A. in representation of CRA Timor, between 2010 and 2011
  • Lawyer for CRA Timor based in Macau and integrated in theCoelho Ribeiro & Associados Law Firm team (2011 – 2012)
  • Exchange Program with CRA`s Partners at Boss & Young Law Firm, in Shanghai China (2012)
  • Head of CRA and CRA Timor branch in Macau (since 2013)
  • Executive Committee (Ex Com) Member of Young PLG Law Group
  • Enrolled with the Portuguese Bar Association and the Macau Lawyers Association. Enrolled with the Judicial Formation Center and admitted to practice law in Timor Leste

Academic Background

  • Graduated in Law by the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 2008
  • University of Warsaw (2007)
  • Postgraduate in Commercial Law in the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, in 2011
  • MLM – Master in Law and Management in Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Nova Forum – Nova School of Business & Economics) (2012)