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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: “市场之骄子” Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 在台湾银行和金融业占据主导地位。该公司为当地和国外银行、证券公司、保险公司和其他金融机构,以及其他行业的企业提供广泛的专业服务。 该公司总经理Robin Chang具备“精湛的专业知识和丰富的经验”,尤其擅长银行并购和在台湾建立国际银行。 证券专家Abe Sung作为当地顾问与Stephenson Harwood 协助法国东方汇理银行台湾分行向台塑资源公司发放4.3亿美元银团融资。Patricia Lin 具备丰富的并购金融知识;Sarah Wu则擅长项目金融业务。

'Top of the market', Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law has a commanding presence in the Taiwan banking and finance sector, providing a wide variety of professional services for local and foreign banks, securities firms, insurance companies and other financial institutions, as well as corporates across a number of industries. The team is led by Robin Chang, who is noted for his 'profound knowledge and experience', particularly in banking M&A and the establishment by international banks of Taiwan operations. Together with Stephenson Harwood, securitisation expert Abe Sung, as local counsel, advised the Taiwanese subsidiary of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank as the lead arranger on a $430m syndicated financing facility granted to Formosa Resources Corporation. Patricia Lin has considerable M&A finance expertise, while Sarah Wu is recommended for project finance work.

Leading individuals

Abe Sung - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Patricia Lin - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law provides 'the highest level of service on the Taiwan market' for local capital markets instructions. Of particular note is the group's expertise in Formosa Bond issuances, but it also regularly handles asset-backed securitisations and IPOs on the TWSE. Debt capital market expert Patricia Lin stands out for providing clients with 'consistent quality' and is supported by C T Chang and the 'responsiveAbe Sung. Recent highlights include advising Comisión Federal de Electricidad as the issuer of $750bn Formosa Bonds due in 2047; the first Mexican entity to issue a bond in Taiwan. In another stand-out matter, the team assisted TPK Holdings, a Cayman company listed in Taiwan, with an international offering of $237m Global Depository Shares. Hsin-Lan Hsu has experience in off- and onshore offering matters.

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law提供符合当地资本市场规定的“台湾最高水准的服务”。 该公司的主要专长领域在于发行宝岛债券,除此以外,该公司还提供资产抵押证券和台湾证券交易市场首次公开招股服务。债务资本市场专家Patricia Lin为客户提供“始终如一的高品质”服务,并获得 C T Chang 和“反应迅速”的Abe Sung的鼎力支持。 该公司的近期业绩包括,帮助Comisión Federal de Electricidad发放2047年到期的7500亿美元宝岛债券; 这是在台湾发行债券的首家墨西哥实体。 另一业绩为,帮助一家开曼群岛公司TPK Holdings 在台湾上市,成功发行2.37亿美元全球存托股票。Hsin-Lan Hsu具备离岸和在岸招股经验。

Leading individuals

Abe Sung - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Patricia Lin - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law, which comprises 24 partners, has the largest corporate and M&A team in Taiwan. The group is well equipped to handle all aspects of mergers, demergers, share exchanges, asset acquisitions and group restructuring for large domestic and international corporates. The group is jointly headed by Ken-Ying Tseng and Grace Wang, who have vast experience in corporate law. Patricia Lin led a team advising Google on the Taiwan aspects of its $1.1bn acquisition of a portion of HTC's smartphone business; a matter that heavily involved intellectual property and employment issues. James Chen advised the directors of the Taiwan Cement Corporation and TCC International on its successful privatisation through a scheme of arrangement under Cayman law. Also recommended are Sophia Yeh and C T Chang.

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law共有24个合作伙伴,是台湾最大的公司和并购顾问。 该公司擅长为大型国内外企业处理兼并、分拆、股票交易、资产并购和集团重组事务。 该公司由Ken-Ying Tseng 和 Grace Wang共同管理,两位是公司法方面的专家。Patricia Lin领导团队帮助谷歌以11亿美元的价格收购HTC部分智能手机业务; 该业务涉及知识产权和劳工事宜。James Chen 帮助台湾水泥公司和TCC International按照开曼群岛法规定达成协议安排,成功实现私有化。 Sophia Yeh 和 C T Chang也是该公司的骨干。

Leading individuals

Ken-Ying Tseng - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Sophia Yeh - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 的最大优势在于知识产权纠纷领域,尤其是专利执行和商标纠纷方面功绩突出,主要业务集中于大中国区。Dennis Huang 和Hsiu-ru Chien 在NAND 闪存产品联合专利侵犯纠纷案中成功代表东芝存储器株式会社起诉五名被告。 该团队还处理更多一般公司和商业纠纷。Sylvia Huang 和Joy Chang成功代表国家应用研究实验室与一家破产的新加坡造船厂协议争取对建造中船只的权利和所有权。Ruey-Sen Tsai 擅长处理商标纠纷;Jack Wu则是久经沙场的刑事辩护律师。

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law's biggest strength is in the area of intellectual property disputes in which the firm has an impressive offering of patent enforcement and trade mark dispute services, with stand-out coverage of the Greater China region. Dennis Huang and Hsiu-ru Chien successfully represented Toshiba Memory Corporation in relation to a joint patent infringement dispute against five defendants concerning NAND Flash Memory Products. The group also handles more general corporate and commercial disputes and Sylvia Huang and Joy Chang successfully represented National Applied Research Laboratories in negotiations with a bankrupt Singaporean shipbuilder to secure rights and ownership of a vessel which was in construction. Ruey-Sen Tsai is noted for trade mark disputes while Jack Wu is an experienced criminal defence lawyer.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 在处理保险索赔,尤其是政策文件、调解、仲裁和诉讼方面经验丰富。 该团队还为Zurich国际保险公司和AIG保险公司台湾分公司等大型保险公司提供新保险产品咨询服务。 在公司事务方面,该团队还常处理保险业并购交易、新公司分拆成立、政策组合转让和股票交换。 公司成功案例包括代表即将进入清算阶段的AXA当地子公司索赔。 公司主管Abe Sung 和企业法律师Hsin-Lan Hsu 和保险专家C T Chang和Trisha Chang都是该公司的核心人物。

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law's team has extensive experience handling insurance claims, particularly with regard to policy documents, mediation, arbitration and litigation. The group is also noted for providing advice on the development of new insurance products for major insurance companies including Zurich International Insurance Company and AIG Insurance Company Taiwan Branch. On the corporate front, it regularly handles insurance-sector M&A transactions, the establishment of new companies from spin-offs, policy portfolio transfers and share swaps. Highlights included acting as a claim agent in dealing with outstanding claims for the local subsidiary of AXA, which was to be liquidated. Practice head Abe Sung is recommended alongside corporate lawyer Hsin-Lan Hsu and insurance experts C T Chang and Trisha Chang.

Leading individuals

Hsin-Lan Hsu - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Intellectual property: prosecution - ranked: tier 2

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 提供全面的专利服务,在台湾和其他地区代表客户利益,尤其凭借其在两岸的业务网络,为大中国地区客户提供专业服务。 该团队还擅长数个技术领域全球专利起诉策略。 在执行方面,该团队利用机械、电子和生物工程领域的专业技术,提供专利管理、策略顾问、第三方应用和强制许可服务,并处理税务计划和纠纷解决。Dennis Huang 和 Hsiu-ru Chien 曾代表东芝对五个被告提起侵权闪存产品台湾专利的联合专利侵权诉讼,并在知识产品法庭赢得全额赔偿。 Chien, Tony Lin 和 Tzu-Lien Ou 成功代表Nichia Corporation应对亿光电子向知识产权办公室提起有注销上诉。 该团队的其他资深律师包括大中国区知识产权专家Daisy Wang、知识产权通才Ruey-Sen Tsai 和领导日本知识产权团队的 Arthur Li。

The team at Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law stands out for its full-service patent offering, which represents client interests in Taiwan and other jurisdictions, especially the Greater China region, where it draws on the firm's cross-Strait presence. It is also adept at handling global patent prosecution strategies across a number of technical fields. On the enforcement front, the group draws on specialist expertise in a variety of mechanical, electronic and biological engineering fields, to inform patent management, strategy consultation, third-party applications and compulsory licence services, in addition to handling the range of tax planning and dispute resolution matters. Dennis Huang and Hsiu-ru Chien acted for Toshiba Corporation in the filing of a joint patent infringement lawsuit against five separate defendants accused of infringing Taiwan patents for flash memory products; successfully claiming full damages before the IP court. Chien, Tony Lin and Tzu-Lien Ou successfully represented Nichia Corporation in an appeal brought to the Intellectual Property Office by Everlight Electronics Company concerning a historic cancellation action filed by the client. Other experienced team members include Greater China IP expert Daisy Wang, IP all-rounder Ruey-Sen Tsai and Arthur Li, who leads the Japanese IP group.

Leading individuals

Dennis Huang - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lawrence Yu is Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law's employment practice head and is often consulted by the Ministry of Labour and local labour authorities on the implementation of employment law. On the contentious front, the group acts for corporates in wrongful termination, discrimination, remuneration and occupational injury claims. Non-contentious work, which is a specialism for Matt Lai, includes hiring, terminations, employee handbooks, welfare, early retirement issues and employment matters arising out of corporate transactions. The group is currently advising a technology giant on the transfer to the company of 2000 employees, with a particular focus on the implications to the counter-party's IP.

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Legal market overview

The legal market remains stable, with Jones Day and Baker McKenzie still strong among the international firms and Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-LawTsar & Tsai Law FirmFormosan Brothers Attorneys at Law and Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law leading local firms. Firms such as LCS & PartnersChien Yeh Law Offices and Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law are key names for mid-market clients.

法律市场目前保持稳定。 Jones Day 和 Baker McKenzie 在国际法律公司中仍保持强劲态势;Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-LawTsar & Tsai Law FirmFormosan Brothers Attorneys at Law 以及Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 仍然是行业翘楚。 LCS & PartnersChien Yeh Law Offices 和 Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 等是中端市场客户的宠儿。

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law has an active government contracts group which handles traffic, telecoms, national defence, energy environmental protection and government procurement issues for the spectrum of infrastructure and energy projects in Taiwan. Practice head Yi-Jiun Su and Joyce Fan are assisting Swancor with all aspects of its government concession to construct multiple wind turbines by 2019. Other stand-out matters for Fan include advising Orsted Wind Power on plans to develop capacity at four sites in Taiwan and, in a separate matter, assisting EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg with its participation in the development of three wind farm projects. Pauline Wang is recommended for her expertise in BOT projects, while C C Lee and Angela Lin are noted for project-related disputes.

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 有一支负责政府合同的团队,专门处理交通、电信、国家安全、能源环境保护和台湾基础设施和能源项目政府采购。 主管Yi-Jiun Su 和 Joyce Fan 目前协助Swancor处理2019年建造多个风力涡轮的政府合同的全部事项。 Fan律师的其他成功案例包括协助 Orsted Wind Power 在台湾开发四个风场的计划,以及帮助EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg参与三个风场项目的建设。Pauline Wang在建设-经营-转让项目方面经验丰富;C C Lee 和 Angela Lin 擅长处理项目纠纷。

Leading individuals

Joyce Fan - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Yi-Jiun Su - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 的房地产和建筑团队由Yi-Jiun Su负责,专门为客户提供商业、制造、办公室和住房开发的策略规划、文件审议、租赁和交易,并提供建筑项目的开发合同和分区事宜。 该公司积极参与政府合同服务,在基础设施和能源项目方面经验丰富,其客户包括Orsted Wind Power A/S 和Swancor Industries Co。 成功案例之一为协助DFI Home Furnishings Taiwan与台北市政府签订租赁协议,促使在一个大型商场经营Ikea。 另一成功案例为协助Wealthy Harmony台湾分部出售台北松山区的土地和房地产,用以城市规划。 该公司的其他骨干包括房地产专家Pauline Wang、诉讼律师C C Lee 、Angela Lin和公司法律师Joyce Fan。

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law's real estate and construction team, led by Yi-Jiun Su, advises clients on all aspects of strategic planning, document reviews, leases and transactions for commercial, manufacturing, office and housing developments, in addition to assisting with development contracts and zoning issues concerning construction projects. Drawing on the firm's active government contracts practice, it is also noted for its extensive experience in infrastructure and energy projects, including for Orsted Wind Power A/S and Swancor Industries Co. In one particular stand-out matter, the group advised DFI Home Furnishings Taiwan on a lease agreement with the Taipei City Government to facilitate the operation of an Ikea store in a major shopping mall. In another highlight, it assisted the Taiwan branch of Wealthy Harmony with the sale of land and real estate in Songshan District intended for urban planning. Other key names include infrastructure specialist Pauline Wang, litigators C C Lee and Angela Lin as well as corporate lawyer Joyce Fan.

Leading individuals

Yi-Jiun Su - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 代表各大股东,包括船东和政府机构处理船运纠纷和其他海事事务。 诉讼律师 Sylvia Huang 具备污染索赔方面的丰富经验; Patricia Lin 擅长处理船舶融资、租赁、回租和销售。

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law represents a variety of stakeholders, including shipowners and government agencies, in shipping-related disputes and other maritime issues. Litigator Sylvia Huang has experience in pollution claims and Patricia Lin handles ship financing, leasing, lease-backs and sales.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law's corporate and dispute resolution teams have significant experience in TMT-sector matters and, alongside acting for corporate clients, regularly assists government agencies with formulating industry-specific policy and regulations. Stephen Wu is noted for contentious issues, while Ken-Ying Tseng is noted for her expertise in corporate and commercial matters.

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law 的公司和纠纷解决团队在新数字媒体方面经验丰富,除了协助公司客户,还帮助政府部门制定产业政策和规定。Stephen Wu 在诉讼方面经验颇多; Ken-Ying Tseng 则擅长公司和商业领域业务。

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law - Mandarin translation: Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law, 的主管 Josephine Peng 和 Frank Lin 具备财会专业知识。 该团队与事务所的公司业务队联合提供交易和税务咨询,并在台湾税务局代表客户解决纠纷。 成功案例包括分别协助Wpd 台湾能源公司和 Orsted Wind Power在风场项目的各种投资的税务事宜。 Dennis Yu 顾问也是该团队的核心人物,具备政府税务管理的经验。

At Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law, practice heads Josephine Peng and Frank Lin have backgrounds in accounting. The group handles the spectrum of transactional and advisory tax work, in conjunction with the firm's active corporate practice groups, in addition to dispute resolution representation before the Taiwan tax authorities. Highlights included advising Wpd Taiwan Energy Company and Orsted Wind Power separately on the tax aspects of various investments in wind farm projects. Counselor Dennis Yu is another key contact with experience working in a government tax administration.

Leading individuals

Frank Lin - Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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