Lin Man
Senior Associate

Lin Man

Joined PLMJ in 2012.
Senior associate and head of PLMJ’s China Desk in Portugal.

About Lin

Lin heads PLMJ’s China Desk in Portugal and has 17 years’ experience as a lawyer. She regularly advises Chinese state and private companies that have investments in Portugal and also acts for clients in the property investment sector. Lin’s main areas of work are corporate and M&A, commercial contracts and Golden Visas.

She completed a postgraduate course in litigation practice and legal advice at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Lin is a member of the ACLE - Association of Chinese Lawyers in Europe and the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese - Federation of Law Advisory Commission.

In addition to her work as a lawyer at PLMJ, Lin is a legal adviser to various associations of the Chinese community in Portugal and to the Chinese School of Lisbon.


Portuguese, English, Chinese

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 2000
  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association, 2002
  • Postgraduate in court practice and advising companies at FDUCP, 2002
Professional Background
  • Senior associate at PLMJ since 2014
  • Lawyer at the law firm Lucena, Bessone e Associados, 2003
  • Founder and lawyer at the law firm JKLM – ADVOGADOS, 2004-2012
  • Vice-president of the General Meeting of the Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2008-2010, 2011-2013 and 2014-2016
  • Legal adviser to the Association of Citizens of Wenzhou in Portugal, since 2009
  • Legal adviser to the Zhejiang European Association of Entrepreneurs , since 2010
  • Legal adviser to the Association Chinese Women in Portugal, since 2011
Member of
  • ACLE - Association of Chinese Lawyers in Europe, since 2014
  • All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese - Federation of Law Advisory Commission, since 2016
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