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Firms To Watch: Projects and energy

Stellex Law Firm, led by Sophia Lelong, Maggie Wu and Anthony Yang, has recently been instructed by domestic and foreign energy sector clients in relation to solar, offshore wind and geothermal power projects.

Projects and energy in Taiwan

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Leading firm Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law offers domestic and international clients considerable energy and projects expertise in Taiwan, and with offices in Taipei, Hsinchu, Taichung, and Kaohsiung, clients benefit from the firm’s nationwide reach. The practice, led by Joyce Fan and Yi-Jiun Su, specialises in large-scale public infrastructure cases, especially in the renewable energy sector. Fan focuses on offshore windfarm and solar panel projects, as well as IPPs, while Su has extensive experience representing developers, equity funds, contractors, and consultants in IPPs and other construction projects. Jennifer Li, concentrating on renewables, plays a key role in the team.

Practice head(s):

Joyce Fan; Yi-Jiun Su

Other key lawyers:

Jennifer Li

Key clients

Orsted Wind Power A/S

Skyborn Renewables Taiwan Co., Ltd.

Macquarie Green Investment Group

Corio Generation Limited

Swancor Renewable Energy Co., Ltd.

Wpd Taiwan Energy Co., Ltd.

BlackRock Real Assets

Vena Energy Solar (Taiwan) B.V.

Maiora Renewable Energy Pte Ltd

Chenya Energy Co., Ltd

I Squared Capital

Stonepeak (Hong Kong) Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising Macquarie Formosa 1 Co., Ltd. on the sale of its shares in Taiwanese 128 MW Formosa 1 offshore wind farm project.
  • Advising Huahsuan Green Energy Co., Ltd and United Renewable Energy Engineering Co., Ltd. on a project financing facility.
  • Advising BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited on its sale of 36 solar assets in Taiwan with the transaction amount around NT$3.9bn.

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law’s projects and energy department, led by George Lin and David Lee from Taipei and Kaohsiung respectively, has broad experience advising major players in the market, with PPPs, power company restructurings, and offshore wind development projects all particular areas of strength for the practice. Lin represents clients on infrastructure, construction, energy and procurement matters, while Lee specialises in offshore wind farm development projects. Both lawyers have experience advising the state-owned Taiwan Power Corporation.

Practice head(s):

George Lin; David Lee

Key clients

Taipower Company

Work highlights

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie’s projects and energy team offers considerable combined expertise to major clients in the power generation, renewable energy, natural resources, and public construction industries. The practice specialises in transport, power and infrastructure projects, including IPPs, as well as build-operate-own and build-operate-transfer public/private partnership contracts. A trio of lawyers co-lead the department: Tiffany Huang has extensive experience handling major construction matters and infrastructure/energy projects disputes; Murray Bowler specialises in renewable energy project financing; and Su-Fen Chen regularly advises on the regulatory aspects of renewable energy projects. Further key contact Melanie Ho has advised on energy projects, government procurement projects, construction contracts, and infrastructure disputes.

Practice head(s):

Tiffany Huang; Murray Bowler; Su-Fen Chen

Other key lawyers:

Melanie Ho

Key clients

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Chiahui Power Cooperation

Chung Chia Power Co., Ltd.

Marubeni Cooperation

National Space Program

Work highlights

  • Advising CIP on the regulatory regime, wheeling mechanism, key commercial and legal terms and project finance requirements of corporate power purchase agreement for offshore wind farms.
  • Assisting Chiahui Power Cooperation with the review of tender documents.
  • Assisting Chung Chia Power Co. with various issues related to risk of the PPA and regulatory approval requirements.

Jones Day

Jones Day, recently involved in several major cross-border renewable energy projects, has a strong reputation for its projects and energy offering in Taiwan. With considerable experience advising corporate and government-owned enterprises in connection with large-scale energy projects, Jean Kuo leads the department. Associate Peggy Lee plays a key role in the team, having been heavily involved in a number of recent mandates.

Practice head(s):

Jean Kuo

Other key lawyers:

Peggy Lee


‘This team provided a detailed and deep analysis of documents as well as a clear understanding of the essential points in those documents.’

Key clients

Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Yulon Group

Tatung Forever Energy Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Kawasaki Heavy Industries on its third LNG storage tank commission project owned by CPC corporation with the procurement amount of $243m.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm’s experienced energy practice, led by Janice Lin, regularly advises clients in the financial sector on offshore wind and solar projects as well as in relation to electricity, oil and gas cases, both on the regulatory and transactional side. The multidisciplinary group benefits from the experience of its individuals in M&A, finance, construction, real estate, regulatory and environmental matters. Lin draws on more than 20 years of project finance experience and has been involved in several of the most high-profile renewable energy projects to have taken place in Taiwan. Corporate and M&A specialist Lynn Lin has assisted several overseas clients with investments into solar and offshore wind developments, while Anthony Hsieh offers power purchase agreements expertise. Senior associate Ellen Peng plays a key role in the team.

Practice head(s):

Janice Lin

Other key lawyers:

Anthony Hsieh; Ellen Peng; Lynn Lin

Key clients

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

BNP Paribas

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ)

E.Sun Commercial Bank


Bank SinoPac

Credit Agricole CIB

Standard Chartered Bank

Work highlights

  • Assisted the lenders and hedging banks, including Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, BNP Paribas, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and E. Sun Commercial Bank, with closing the project financing and refinancing of 188MW of solar portfolio in Taiwan.
  • Advised the financial institutions on post-project financing on the €2.7bn project financing of German developer WPD’s Yunlin offshore wind project (640MW) in Taiwan.
  • Advised the financial institutions on post-project financing on the $2bn project financing of Macquarie Capital, Swancor and JERA’s 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project.


John Eastwood and Heather Hsiao jointly lead Eiger’s energy and environment practice, which leverages its established expertise in corporate, commercial, financial and tax issues to advise on a range of energy projects, including solar and offshore wind projects. Hsiao is recognised by foreign energy companies for her offshore wind expertise, while Eastwood has renewable and nuclear energy experience.

Practice head(s):

John Eastwood; Heather Hsiao

Key clients

Major offshore energy companies

European medical technology company

European energy project construction company

Energy technology company

Major European transport company

Large solar energy company

Well-known stage and lighting company