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Projects and energy
Baker & McKenzie’s experience spans infrastructure, energy and natural resources. Tiffany Huang’s ‘excellent’ team regularly advises foreign corporations in complex construction disputes, and has particular expertise in the transportation sector. 2011 saw the firm’s focus shift towards projects in the renewable energy sector, which has proved resilient during the market downturn. Recent work also includes representing clients in government procurement disputes, and in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Jones Day has an excellent name for infrastructure projects in Taiwan. The highly regarded Marianne Chao led a team that assisted major civil engineering contractors and a general consultant with issues arising from Taiwan’s high-speed rail project, which is one of the world’s largest BOT developments. Highlights also included advising a manufacturer in relation to a satellite project in the country.
Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law has a very strong practice in the infrastructure and public construction sector, particularly on the contentious side. Recent work includes representing a Japanese construction company in a case against the Environmental Protection Administration in relation to an incineration plant project. The firm is also recommended for project finance work in the construction sector.
LCS & Partners fields a specialised team dedicated to infrastructure project mandates. It regularly advises public entities and private companies on regulatory issues, contract negotiation, risk assessment and strategic planning for project bidding. Margaret Huang is the key contact.
Lee and Li focuses on the infrastructure sector, and is noted for its broad experience in advising the Taiwanese government on procurement and public infrastructure projects involving complex legal and commercial issues. A recent highlight was advising J-power in relation to a thermal power plant in Taichung Harbour. Yi-Jiun Su leads the team, which also features infrastructure specialist Joyce Fan.
At Lee, Tsai & Partners, senior partner Chung-Teh Lee is an expert in construction and procurement law. His team advises on a wide variety of infrastructure matters, ranging from energy and transportation to communications and waste incinerator projects. Representative clients include Alstom, Siemens and Kawasaki.
Liang & Partners’ projects practice encompasses a broad range of work in the infrastructure, transportation and construction sectors. The team is highly experienced in major government construction projects, and advised in relation to the country’s North-South high speed rail link project.
At Tsar & Tsai Law Firm, team head Lillian Chu recently assisted a Japanese consortium on contract matters related to the island’s high-speed rail project, and advised a leading solar energy company on new projects in one of the country’s science parks.
Yulan Kuo and Chun-yih Cheng are the key contacts for energy and projects at Formosa Transnational. In 2011, the team represented a city government in a high-profile BOT case relating to Taipei’s metropolitan rapid transport (MRT) system.
Lin & Partners continues to advise the Ministry of Transportation and Communications on the drafting of Taiwan’s first gaming act. George Lin is the key contact.
Known for its expertise in the environmental sector, Pamir Law Group’s projects capabilities span project planning and execution, environmental assessments, carbon trade projects and corporate sustainability.
Yangming Partners handles projects work as part of its broader construction and public procurement practice. The team is experienced in BOT projects as well as bidding processes and contract negotiations in the transportation sector.