Rui Botica Santos 衛狄加

Rui Botica Santos 衛狄加

International Partner



Phone: +853 665 00072


Business areas
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Sports Law
  • Air Law
  • Corporate Law


  • Lisbon University, (Degree in Law 1992)
  • Post-graduation Community Studies, Lisbon University (1994)
  • Mediation Course in Civil and Corporate matters-organized by the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Professor Serge Roy-Canada (2001).

Bars Admitted

  • Macau Lawyers Association since 2013 (as a lawyer)
  • Portuguese Bar Association, since July 1995
  • Brazilian Bar Association, since May 2006
  • Timor Leste Bar Association since 2012

Career Profile

  • Partner of CRA – Coelho Ribeiro e Associados – Portuguese Law Firm (since 1998)
  • Founder Partner of CRA Timor – Timorese Law Firm
  • Official arbitrator at Court of Appeal of FIA – Federation Internationale de L`Automobile
  • Official arbitrator at CAS-Court of Arbitration for Sport, with headquarters in Lausanne (since 2004)
  • Associate of Coelho Ribeiro e Associados-Law Firm (1993-1998)
  • Invited as Lecturer for the Master in International Sport Law (LLM) in Instituto Superior de derecho y Economia (2007)
  • Invited as Lecturer for the post-graduation course in Nova Forum, Instituto de Formacão de Executivos in the School of Economics at University Nova of Lisbon in Insolvency Subject (2003-07) and Dispute Resolution Subject (2004)


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