Firm Profile > Tsar & Tsai Law Firm > Taipei, Taiwan

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm
11F, No. 100, Songren Rd, XinyiDist.
Taipei City 11073
Taiwan

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm handles complex litigation matters for clients before all levels of the judiciary in Taiwan including the district courts as well as the Supreme Court of the Republic of China. The team is made up of former judges which include key names such as Edgar Chen, Judie Sun, and Josh Fan, and is skilled in white-collar defence cases and civil litigation matters. Domestic and international business disputes are handled by Jennifer Lin whilst Vincent Lin is the name for government investigations. He holds a number of foreign companies as clients.

Key clients

Fei & Cheng Associates

SANYANG MOTOR

Former President of SinoPac

OHL (Taiwan) Ltd.

Corning Display Technologies Taiwan Co, Ltd.

Intellectual property Tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has broad experience in trademarks, copyrights, patents and other IP matters, including the protection of trade secrets. The firm acts for domestic and international clients in anti-counterfeiting measures, prosecute infringement claims and defence against infringement allegations. The team consists of patent and trademark experts, as well as licensed patent attorneys. Key names for the firm are Jennifer Lin, who represents multinationals in a range of IP matters; Vincent Lin, whose expertise covers patent rights abuse, patent infringement, fair trade and antitrust issues; Joyce Ho, who focuses on advising high-tech industries in IP right protection and infringement disputes; and Jeanne Wang, who handles IP and antitrust disputes, locally and cross-border.

Key clients

Man Truck & Bus SE

Price Costco International, Inc.

Tiger Coatings GmbH & Co. KG

Power Integrations, Inc. and Taiwan Branch of Power Intergrations Netheriands B.V.

EirGenix Inc.

Labour and employment Tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm 's employment practice specialises in handling large volumes of labour disputes in areas of redundancy, employee transfers, severance pays, and pensions. The team offers local and international clients with contractual and compliance work, with Jennifer Lin undertaking advisory work on all aspects of employment law. Edgar Chen, who previously serves as a labour court judge in the Taipei District Court, is noted for litigation expertise. Corporate transactions and mergers are handled by Janice Lin and Jackie Lin. Termination matters are dealt with by senior partner Randy Tsai.

Key clients

Cadence Design Systems Inc. & Cadence Design System (Taiwan) B.V. Taiwan Branch

HTC

Fiskars Group

Cathay United Bank

KONGSBERG Gruppen ASA

An online food delivery platform operator

Tax Tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's tax practice has strength in advising on Taiwanese taxation law and transactions to international businesses. The team has experience handling tax-related litigation which Edgar Chen is the name for, audits, and tax planning matters. Wellington Liu is a key name in the group and handles estate and tax planning.

Key clients

Nature Worldwide Technology Corp., Ltd.

TMT Tier 1

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has vast expertise in structuring deals and representing tech companies on competition and corporate matters. Jointly managed by James Cheng and litigator Jeanne Wang, the group advises on data protection and licensing works for leading consumer-driven industry clients such as Alibaba and Alipay. Yvonne Liu is a key name and advises on cross-border personal data transfers for tech clients. The team regularly works across the region, including China.

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Key clients

Alipay

Alibaba and Taobao

Micron Technology

Micron Technology Taiwan

BQool Inc.

Priceline.com LLC

Antitrust and competition Tier 2

The 'fantastic' competition practice at Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has a large scope of services pertaining to anti-trust work and is jointly managed by Jennifer Lin and Matt Liu who are highly rated by clients. The team represents clients before the Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court, in anti-trust investigations, and has strength acting for clients across the pharmaceutical and insurance sector. Meger filings and compliance matters also feature in the workload. Senior associate Yichu Chen is a core member of the team and handles merger control matters and abuse of dominance.

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Testimonials

‘The team at Tsar & Tsai has just the right mix of litigation instinct and business practicality. They also have fantastic connections within the broader antitrust community in Taiwan, including at the regulators.’

‘Vincent Wang is a talented litigator and writer. He is my top choice for complicated legal matters in Taiwan. Vincent is also an EXTREMELY hard worker, and is always available. Matt Liu is also a talented antitrust lawyer. He is dedicated, persistent, and practical.’

Key clients

WT Microelectronics

Applied Materials, Inc.

Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Infineon Technologies AG

Yageo

Mylan N.V.

PepsiCo Inc.

Acerinox, S.A.

Showa Denko K.K.

Carrefour

Capital markets Tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm advises on a range of transactional matters for domestic and international clients, and has a vast securities practice surrounding the issuing and trading. New York qualified Jackie Lin is a key name and advises on offshore securities issuers and investment banks on securities regulations. Janice Lin assists in foreign securities and also international developers on project bond issuance. Corporate partner Yvonne Liu has experience handling high-value notes work and is currently engaged by Goldman Sachs.

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm advises on corporate law and M&A-related matters for a range of domestic and international clients. The firm’s broad expertise includes deal structures, due diligence, preparation, and negotiations for transaction documents and implementing post-transaction corporate restructuring. Key names in the team are Jackie Lin, who represents corporate clients, private equity funds, and institutional investors in M&A projects in various industry sectors; and Janice Lin, who handles corporate financing, cross-border joint venture, and M&A transactions.

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‘They can provide quick and appropriate professional services’

‘Jackie Lin often shares with us her prior experience in dealing with other cases so that we can have more samples to structure our deal’

Key clients

CMC Magnetics Corporation

Yageo Corporation

Showa Denko K.K.

Insurance Tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm's insurance group has wide experience advising both domestic and foreign insurers and reinsurance companies on insurance-related disputes, compliance work, and transactions. James Cheng handles claims, whilst key partner and arbitrator Randy Tsai's work includes cross-border corporate mandates and advising on regulatory components.

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Projects and energy Tier 2

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm advises local and international energy companies on regulatory issues and has a focus on offshore wind farm projects in Taiwan. The team offers a broad service handling acquisition matters, financing mandates, and establishing business operations. Janice Lin is a key name and for project financing and holds a number of banks as clients.

Key clients

Entie Commercial Bank

E.SUN Commercial Bank

Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank

KGI Bank

Cathay United Bank

ANZ Banking Group

BNP Paribas

Commerzbank

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

DBS Bank

HSBC

ING Bank

MUFG Bank

Natixis

OCBC

Siemens Bank

Société

Générale

Standard Chartered Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Banking and finance Tier 3

The banking and finance practice at Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has strength in the renewable energy space and acts for leading domestic and international banks on project financing matters. Jackie Lin acts for both borrowers and lenders on financing transactions and handles cross-border projects, whilst Janice Lin is the main contact for energy-related finance work and continues to be instructed on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project. The team advises on compliance matters and handles contentious work.

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Key clients

Consortium of 20 Taiwanese and international financial institutions for Formosa 2 offshore wind project financing: Taiwan Life

Entie Commercial Bank

E.SUN Commercial Bank

Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank

KGI Bank

Cathay United Bank

ANZ Banking Group

BNP Paribas

Commerzbank

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

DBS Bank

HSBC

ING Bank

MUFG Bank

Natixis

OCBC

Siemens Bank

Société

Générale

Standard Chartered Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

19 domestic and foreign banks for WPD Yunlin offshore wind power project, including: Fubon Bank

CTBC Bank

Cathay United Bank

E.SUN Commercial Bank

BNP Paribas

Commerzbank

DBS Bank

Deutsche Bank

ING Bank

Crédit

Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

KFW Bankengruppe

Mizuho Bank

Standard Chartered

Société

Générale

Natixis

Siemens

OCBC Bank

MUFG Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Kongsberg Gruppen ASA

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm has experience in financing real estate projects and handle large infrastructure projects. Jackie Lin represents domestic and international corporate clients on transactions and contracts, whilst Lillian Chu is the name for hotel franchising matters, management, and investments. Other key team members include Wellington Liu who lends real estate investment expertise.

The firm: Tsar & Tsai Law Firm is a leading Taiwan-based law firm that provides services to local and foreign clients on all aspects of commercial transactions, and on domestic and international dispute resolution and litigation. The firm was founded in 1965 by Ruchin Tsar ( -1993) and Paul C. Tsai( -2013), and has since grown to its present size of over 80 professionals, including lawyers, trademark agents, and patent attorneys and engineers. Tsar & Tsai has long been known as one of the most prestigious law firms in Taiwan. The firm celebrated its 50-year anniversary a few years ago and continues to make efforts to provide practical and good quality of legal service to its clients.

Tsar & Tsai has always maintained a diverse, international character. The majority of attorneys received legal education and training both domestically and overseas in the US, UK, Japan and other major countries. The firm’s clientele includes many multinational enterprises and local listed companies. A distinct capability of the firm is that it can deliver direct services in fluent English and Japanese.

Lawyers of Tsar & Tsai actively participate in local legal education, taking important roles in local bar associations, teaching at law schools and frequently contributing to professional and academic publications. The firm established the Tsar & Tsai Foundation in 2018, through which the firm keeps its active engagement in growing legal educational activities such as sponsoring talented law school students, hosting legal forums and symposiums, supporting youth programs and other civil/legal education activities, etc.  The firm is very conscious of its social responsibilities and regularly performs work on a pro bono basis.

Areas of practice: Tsar & Tsai is a full service firm. Other than handling commercial transactions for its clients, Tsar & Tsai has been famous of handling complex dispute cases and IP infringement cases. Its litigation team is highly praised for taking some of the most high profile commercial dispute and criminal defence cases and has worked tirelessly to secure clients’ rights. In addition, Tsar & Tsai is famous for its M&A practice, with focus on the high technology sector and financial service industry. Due to its past history, Tsar & Tsai has many experiences in assisting its multinational and PE fund clients to structure, negotiate and consummate cross border transactions.

Department Name Email Telephone
IP litigation Jennifer Lin
Fair trade law and anti-trust case Jennifer Lin
Arbitration Lillian Chu
Civil and administrative litigation Lillian Chu
Franchise deals Wellington Liu
Tax case and litigation Wellington Liu
Civil and administrative litigation Edgar Chen
White collar crime case Edgar Chen
Merger & Acquisition Jackie Lin
Capital market Jackie Lin
Cross border transaction Jackie Lin
Intellectual property Joyce Ho
High technology licensing Joyce Ho
Merger & Acquisition Janice Lin
Anti-bribery and money laundry case Janice Lin
Financing deals Janice Lin
Criminal defence and litigation Josh Fan
Financing deals James Cheng
Merger & Acquisition Janice Lin
Criminal defence and litigation Judie Sun
Intellectual property Jeanne Wang
IP litigation Jeanne Wang
Fair trade law and anti-trust case Matt Liu
Anti-bribery and money laundry case Matt Liu
Insurance Randy Tsai
Labor and employment Randy Tsai
Capital market Yvonne Liu
General Corporate Yvonne Liu
White collar crime case Vincent Lin
Arbitration Vincent Wang
General Corporate Lynn Lin
Cross border transaction Lynn Lin
High technology licensing Ray Hsu
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Maggie Lee  photo Ms Maggie Lee Integrated Partner
Mr Max Lee  photo Mr Max Lee Senior Associate
Ms Jenny Sheu  photo Ms Jenny Sheu Advisor
Ms Marilyn Wu  photo Ms Marilyn Wu Integrated Partner
Mr Alex Yin  photo Mr Alex Yin Integrated Partner
Number of lawyers : 53
at this office : 52
Mandarin Chinese
English
Japanese
Taiwan member firm of Lex Mundi
Its lawyers are members of various international organizations such as IBA and IPBA
Other offices : Hsinchu

  1. Mandarin

常在國際法律事務所係由蔡六乘律師及蔡中曾律師父子於民國五十四年在台灣設立之國內大型法律事務所之一。常在一貫堅持,並以提供全方位及高品質之法律專業服務為客戶解決問題。憑著這樣的堅持,「常在」擁有豐厚的信譽及口碑。

「常在」 之中文所名,為本所英文名 “TSAR & TSAI” 譯音,亦表示本所隨時可靠之服務,並含「主恩常在」之祝福!

「常在」提供全方位的法律專業服務,範圍包括跨國投資、公司、技術移轉、銀行、金融、保險、公司合併與收購、勞工、稅務、證券、政府採購、交通、電信、電腦、公平交易法、工程、不動產交易、國際貿易、海事、智慧財產權、遺產規劃與遺囑及信託、訴訟、仲裁及其它爭議解決等各方面。

「常在」的法律專家以其多年服務於政府公職或執業的經驗為客戶設計、規劃及處理各類國內外投資計畫及交易,確保客戶的日常營運及各類特殊交易的複雜問題均能迅速有效地解決。「常在」提供法律專業服務一向特重客戶的需求,從特殊策略研擬以至於全面性的法律諮詢服務,「常在」以量身訂作的精緻法律專業服務讓客戶瞭解其所遭遇的問題在法律及程序上所處的立場與宜採行的因應措施,也憑藉「常在」對國內各項立法的熟稔及豐厚經驗,有效地協助客戶擬訂計畫及策略,進行磋商及談判。此等優異的服務特質已為「常在」贏取「質精而優」的聲譽。

「常在」充滿活力且具有前瞻性,一向所標榜服務的品質,不僅吸引國內外企業機構及團體以使用「常在」的法律諮詢服務為榮,也吸引了許多曾在國內外接受訓練,有能力且有責任感的優秀律師加入執業的陣容,「常在」有豐厚的資源與經驗,可以隨時以開創性的態度,為客戶的各類複雜交易及問題,提供高品質的法律諮詢服務。

  1. Japanese

ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所は1965年、蔡六乗(ツァア・ロツェン)弁護士と蔡中曽(ツァイ・ツゥンツェン)親子の弁護士により、台湾で開業された国内でも最大級の法律事務所です。クライアントの問題解決のために、ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所では、各分野での専門的、かつ質の高いリーガル・サービスの提供に努めています。このような信念故に、ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所は内外からの高い評価とクライアントからの厚い信頼を寄せられています。

ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所は各分野で専門的なリーガル・サービスを提供しています。業務分野は国際投資、企業法務、技術移転、バンキング、ファイナンス、保険、M&A、労資関係、税務、証券、政府調達、交通、通信、IT産業関連、公正取引、公共工事、不動産売買、国際貿易、海事、知的財産権、遺産関連、信託、国際訴訟、仲裁、及びその他の紛争解決などの多岐に渡っています。

ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所の弁護士は政府公職の執務経験、または業界での長年の経験を生かし、クライアントのために、国内外の各種投資計画と売買の企画や立案、そして実務を行っており、クライアントの日常経営と様々な売買に関する複雑な問題を迅速かつ効率的に解決します。当法律事務所が提供するリーガル・サービスはクライアントのニーズに応えることを最重視しています。特殊な戦略策定からあらゆる法律相談まで、当事務所はクライアント毎にオーダーメイドのリーガル・サービスを提供することによって、クライアントが自分の抱えている事例の法律面や手続きに於ける立場とその対応策のより明らかな解決の手助けをします。ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所は台湾の立法実務に関する知識と豊富な経験を有し、交渉進行の為のクライアントの計画づくりと戦略策定をサポートします。当法律事務所はこのような質の良いサービスで高い評価を得ています。

ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所は活力と先見性に溢れ、その質の高さにより国内外の企業や組織から当法律事務所のリーガル・サービスを御利用頂くことを誇りに思っております。又、国内外での経験豊富で、高い能力と使命感を持った多くの優れた弁護士も、当法律事務所の方針に惹かれてこちらの法律事務所に集まってきました。ツァア&ツァイ国際法律事務所は豊富な経験と人材を有し、常にクリエイティブな姿勢で、クライアントの様々な取引や問題に対応し、質の高いリーガル・サービスを提供しています。