About António Lobo Vilela

António Lobo Vilela was a senior legal adviser to the Commission of the first public tender to grant casino gaming concessions in the Macao SAR (2001-2002) and to the Macao Gaming Commission, a consultative body of, and presided over by, the Chief Executive of the Macao SAR (2003-2010), where he was in charge of drafting the gaming legal framework which is still mostly in force as well as the concession and sub-concession contracts for the exploitation of casino games of chance in the Macao SAR. Lobo Vilela was a partner and founding member of LVT Lawyers, a boutique law firm focused on gaming and gaming related industries before being invited in 2016 to serve as a legal adviser to the Secretary for Economy and Finance on gaming and gaming related matters, his current role. He is also a member of the legislative affairs working group of the Macao Gaming Commission.


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