Gonçalo Neves Lestro 李信路

Gonçalo Neves Lestro 李信路

International Senior Associate



Email: goncalo.lestro@cralaw.com
Email: gnl@cratimor.com


Business areas
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate and Retail Law
  • Tax Law
  • Arbitration
  • Oil & Gas and Natural Resources Law
  • Migration Law


  • MBA – Master in Business Administration (Finance specialization) – USJ – University of Saint Joseph, Macau, in 2022
  • MLM – Master in Law and Management in Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Nova Forum – Nova School of Business & Economics) (2012)
  • Postgraduate in Commercial Law in the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, in 2011
  • Graduated in Law by the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 2008
  • University of Warsaw (2007)
  • Course on International Arbitration with the Hong Kong Ciarb – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Bars Admitted

  • Enrolled with the Macau Lawyers Association
  • Enrolled with the Portuguese Bar Association.
  • Enrolled with the Judicial Formation Center and admitted to practice law in Timor Leste

Career Profile

  • 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 Lisbon and integrated in the Coelho Ribeiro & Associados Law Firm team (2011 – 2012)
  • Exchange Program at Boss & Young Law Firm, in Shanghai China (2012)
  • Representative of CRA Law and CRA Timor in Macau
  • International Senior Associate at Nuno Simões & Associados since 2013
  • Executive Committee (Ex Com) Member of Young PLG Law Group


  • Portuguese (spoken and written)
  • English (spoken and written)
  • Spanish (Castellan) (spoken and written)