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Baker McKenzie draws on its full-service capacity and international presence to handle the full range of local, international and transnational real estate and construction transactions – including M&A, developments, financing, joint venture projects, asset management, commercial leasing and dispute resolution. The team assisted a number of global online retailers on office leasing agreements arising from the establishment of operations in Taiwan. Tiffany Huang heads the construction practice and has particular expertise in construction dispute resolution. The real estate team is led by David Liou, who is advising a major international hotel chain on its local expansion plans.

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law’s 13-partner team advises corporates on all matters concerning the life-cycle of real estate and construction projects, including any subsequent disputes that arise. With particular expertise in commercial litigation, Angela Lin and C C Lee have extensive experience advising clients on construction disputes. Practice head Yi-Jiun Su focuses on transactional work, and handles local real estate conveyancing and international engineering and construction matters for international clients.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has a strong track record handling real estate and construction disputes; the team is representing BenQ Materials Corporation in arbitration proceedings with Optimax Technology Corporation pertaining to the termination of a lease agreement signed by both parties. An accomplished litigator, Edgar Chen is representing Farglory Dome Co in various litigation proceedings and administrative petitions against the Taipei city government concerning the construction of the Taipei Dome. On the non-contentious side, Abraham Cheng handled several cross-border construction project investments. Lillian Chu is another key practitioner.

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles contentious and non-contentious matters at all stages of construction projects and real estate transactions. The real estate team advises local and international clients on leasing, financing of residential and commercial assets, and structuring and negotiating a variety of agreements for each property type. Sophia Lelong’s client roster includes a number of Japanese construction companies; Chih-Poung Liou has particular expertise in the contractual elements of cross-border construction work.

Jones Day’s team advises a mixture of contractors, architects, construction managers and owners on bidding, negotiation, performance and disputes across various projects. The team also handles local and cross-border real estate matters, including property acquisitions, leases and hotel management issues. Raymond Wang, alongside the firm’s UK real estate practice, advised Shin Kong Life Insurance Co on its £137m acquisition of a London office building at 40 Gracechurch Street. Marianne Chao assisted the Taipei American School with all matters concerning the construction of a new technology building.

At Lee, Tsai & Partners, Elizabeth Pai and Chung-Teh Lee regularly handle contentious construction mandates, as well as non-contentious work, such as tendering, bidding, planning and financing. The team has significant recent experience with disputes arising from transportation and infrastructure construction projects.

Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law’s litigation team routinely handles contentious issues concerning construction projects and real estate transactions. Georgia Chang and Ya-Fen Lin are key contacts for arbitration cases with a construction focus.

At LCS & Partners, David Chuang handles various transactional real estate matters, and has a niche in advising domestic and international clients on real estate securitisation. Victor Chang recently acted for Taiwan-based Bao Long International Co on its $117m sale of the mainland-Chinese Fuchun Resort to a Cayman-based fund. Margaret Huang is the key practitioner for construction disputes.

Liang & Partners’ Bernice Fan and Frank Kung represent a number of companies in construction-related arbitrations and other disputes. The duo also advise private and public sector clients on various aspects of real estate transactions.

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law has a strong track record in contentious and non-contentious real estate matters. The team advises the National Taiwan University, as a project partner of the Taipei city government, on a major urban regeneration project, involving the repossession of land from multiple trespassers and the construction of a mixed-use development. George Lin and Matthew Chen are the names to note.

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