Afonso Chen is registered as a trainee lawyer at the Macau Lawyers Association and his current practice has a strong focus on commercial issues, civil matters and litigation.
Afonso is experienced at assisting in a variety of matters, particularly in some specified areas such as corporate, legal labour matters and litigation. He also participates in providing legal advice requested by clients, such as drafting contracts, incorporation of companies, commercial counseling and notarial matters.
Graduated from the Faculty of Law at ZheJiang University in China, Afonso concluded his Master of Laws in Comparative Civil Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, having been member of the group of jurists for providing research and consultation services regarding the Law of Commercial Activity for the Condominium Administration, in cooperation with the Housing Bureau. Prior to joining JNV – Lawyers and Notaries, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Macau and published several academic articles in the Macau Law Review and other publications.
Afonso has attended the Postgraduate Course in Legal Sciences at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Portugal and the Postgraduate Course in Corporate Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.
He is native in Mandarin and fluent in both oral and written Cantonese, Portuguese and English.