With extensive experience in the public and private sectors, Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law is the leading practice for domestic and international shipping matters in Taiwan. Boasting amicable relations with a number of civil authorities, the firm regularly acts for high-profile civic bodies and private sector clients. The department benefits from close integration with complimentary practice areas such as project financing, insurance, and dispute resolution. Founding partner George Lin handles both high-value restructurings, financings as well as advising on policy implementation. Ted Liu focuses on ownership, registration, and mortgaging of vessels, while David Lee is noted for regulatory and compliance work.
Shipping in Taiwan
Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law
George Lin; David Lee; Matthew Chen
Other key lawyers:
Taoyuan Metro Corporation
Taoyuan International Airport Co.
JTJB Taipei acts primarily in cargo and damages claims and marine casualty cases, as well as advising on shipbuilding, conversion and financing. The firm also has expertise in charterparty disputes and represents a number of major UK P&I clubs. The team is led by Daryl Lai, a transport and heavy industries specialist with a great deal of specific experience in shipping, and particularly marine insurance work.
Other key lawyers:
Britannia P&I Club
Taiwan Maritime Services
Shipowners P&I Club
UK P&I Club
Japan P&I Club
Ho Ping Industrial Port
- Represented Japan P&I Club to act for shipowners of a Ro-Ro vessel that caught fire and sank off the South China Sea with her cargo of cars worth US$400m against charterers and cargo interests.
- Representing Britannia P&I Club in the defence and counterclaim in a matter up and down the charterparty chain in relation to the sinking of a general cargo carrier also off the south china sea worth US$300m.
- Represented Ho Ping Industrial Port in claiming against shipowners for loss of port earnings due to closure of port as a result of the grounding of that vessel at the entrance way of port lanes. Also represented the port’s affiliated shipping company in the loss of hire of various vessels stuck within the port.