Mr Edgar Chen > Tsar & Tsai Law Firm > Taipei, Taiwan > Lawyer Profile
Tsar & Tsai Law Firm Offices
11F, No. 100, Songren Rd, XinyiDist.
Taipei City 11073
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Mr Edgar Chen
Edgar Y. Chen
Having served as a Public Prosecutor and a judge, Edgar brought to his private practice his familiarity with the court procedures and practice. Edgar specializes in corporate, employment, labor, construction and intellectual property rights related dispute resolution.
Edgar’s representative cases include representing numerous internationally renounced high tech companies on patent right and licensing related disputes, construction companies on defects and various contractual and customer disputes, anti-trust and fair competition issues, directors and ranking officers of publicly traded companies on criminal allegations of insider trading, securities law violations, breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duties, commercial banks on customer claim and investment disputes and various corporations on employee disputes.
In 1991 Edgar was awarded with a government scholarship to study at the Law School of the University of Michigan and obtained a LL.M degree. He then earned his Doctorate Degree of Law (PhD) from the National Taiwan University in 1994. He taught and gave lectures in FuJen University from 1995 on the civil code, fair trade law, securities regulations, and case study on commercial laws.
Edgar has been elected and served as the President of the Taipei Bar Association during 2012-2014, and served as the Vice President of Taiwan Bar Association during 2015-2016.
Mandarin Chinese, English
Taipei Bar Association
- Fu-Jen Catholic University law School (LL.B. 1980)
- National Taiwan University Law School (LL.M. 1983)
- University of Michigan Law School (LL.M. 1993)
- National Taiwan University Law School (Ph.D. 1994)
Taiwan > Labour and employment
Tsar & Tsai Law Firm‘s full-service employment team focuses on disputes relating to severance pay, pensions arrangements and welfare funds, workers’ compensation and employee benefits, occupational hazards, and labour insurance. The team also assists employers with negotiating and drafting employee contracts and company regulations. The team includes Edgar Chen, who has previous experience as a labour court judge in the Taipei District Court; disputes specialist Jennifer Lin; and Janice Lin and Jackie Lin, both of whom practice across the firm’s corporate and commercial practices.
Taiwan > Dispute resolution
The disputes team at Tsar & Tsai Law Firm includes a number of former judges and public prosecutors, and has expertise in representing clients in hearings before government agencies and the Taiwan Administrative Court. The team has recently been active in white-collar criminal defence, civil litigation defence, administrative litigation and matters related to infrastructure projects. Key figures include Jennifer Lin, who is experienced in corporate- and IP-related litigation, veteran trial lawyer Edgar Chen, former judge and public prosecutor Josh Fan, and Vincent Lin, who specialises in commercial litigation.
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