Shipping in Taiwan
JTJB Taipei handles a full range of wet and dry shipping matters and shipping finance. The practice has a strong record in work for shipowners and cargo-side work, and is well-connected across Southeast Asia. In addition, the practice group houses a lawyer with English law qualifications, and is therefore well-placed to handle charter party disputes. The key names are Daryl Lai and Jeff Lee.
Other key lawyers:
Britannia P&I Club
Taiwan Maritime Services
Japan P&I Club
- Represented Sumitomo Corporation in a dispute worth $30m involving the cutting of underwater cable wires off the Taiwan coast.
Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law advises on government projects, and shipping and aviation insurance and reinsurance mandates, acting primarily for shipping companies and shipbuilders. The firm acts as general counsel to the Taiwan International Ports Corporation, where it has handled the formation of a holding company in Singapore as a route for investment in Southeast Asia and examined the investment regulations in the relevant jurisdictions in that area. Founder George Lin and director of the firm's corporate department David Lee jointly head the practice.
Taiwan International Ports Corporation
- Acted as general counsel to Taiwan International Ports Corporation
- Defended a high net-worth individual, a defendant in a dispute worth US$80 million over a shipbuilding contract.