Mr Li-Pu Lee > Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law > Taipei, Taiwan > Lawyer Profile

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law
16F-6., No. 376, Sec. 4
Ren-ai Rd., Da-an Dist.
Taipei City 10693
Li-Pu Lee photo


CEO/Managing Partner


Designated “Leading Lawyer” by Asialaw
Designated “Highly Regarded” by International Financial Law Review (IFLR)

Researcher, the research project of “Amendment to Bankruptcy Law” commissioned by the Bank Association of the Republic of China

Director, Keelung Bar Association

Researcher, Review Project of Mergers and Acquisitions Act for Enterprises Act” (Ministry of Economic Affairs)

Researcher, “A Study on the Models of MMA for Financial Institutes (including Financial Holding Companies)”(The Bureau of Monetary Affairs, Financial Supervisory Commission)

Adjunct assistant professor, National Open University and Chungyu Institute of Technology

Lecturer, Chinese Land Professional Training Center (Criminal Liability in Public Construction)

Lecturer, Taiwan Construction Research Institute (Criminal Liability in Public Construction)

Lecturer, Professional Training Program on Maintenance and Management of Bridges in 1998 held by the Institute of Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Prevention of Criminal Liability for Construction Officers)


Mandarin, English, Taiwanese


Admitted to: Taiwan, New York (USA)
Arbitrator, Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei


Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, JD
Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, LLM
Tunghai University (Taiwan), LLB

Lawyer Rankings

Taiwan > Banking and finance

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law‘s multidisciplinary team advises a mix of foreign corporates and Taiwanese banks on asset-backed loan facilities, utility project financings, and compliance reviews. Li-Pu Lee is experienced in cross-border financial sector M&A. Senior Consultant Terry T.H. Tu is a certified securities specialist who represents underwriters on bond issuances and prospective over-the-counter (OTC) share listings. Kuo-Ming Huang‘s experience as a public prosecutor sees him assisting US and Taiwan-listed OTC companies mounting defences against  various alleged violations. Meng Chin Tsai is experienced in derivative product disputes. All named lawyers are based in Taipei.

Taiwan > Corporate and M&A

The multi-disciplinary team at Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law works with domestic and foreign banks, technology companies, manufacturers, and retailers on a host of transactions. Registered arbitrator Li-Pu Lee is experienced in cross-border M&A, international trade, and shareholder negotiations. Terry T.H. Tu handles syndicated loans, share acquisitions and asset financing issues for a global client base. Dual-qualified (US and Taiwan) Meng Chin Tsai is recommended for her fintech capabilities. All named lawyers are based in Taipei.

Taiwan > Data protection

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law assists numerous domestic and multinational corporates with a host of data protection matters. Managing partner Yvonne Lin is especially experienced in project incorporation and consultation on data protection legal frameworks, with recent mandates for clients in pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, and renewable energy. Li-Pu Lee works with an array of e-commerce sites, carmakers, and luxury goods makers, supporting various blue-chip companies with respect to local Taiwanese data protection law and rights enforcement. Registered patent attorney Yow-Lun Su is noted for his non-contentious expertise in the pharmaceutical sector, particularly with respect to project implementations, auditing, and process consultation. Meng Chin Tsai is also noted for her support on compliance reviews. All named lawyers are based in Taipei.

Taiwan > Labour and employment

Utilising its multi-disciplinary team structure, Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law draws on its expertise in a range of industries and sectors to advise a range of high profile regional clients in semiconductors, aviation, mass transit, energy, and consumer goods. Li-Pu Lee is especially experienced in immigration matters for multinationals, intracompany transfers, and redundancy plans arising out of corporate restructurings and M&A. Jessie C.Y. Lee is noted for her expertise in major layoffs and labour dispute resolution, acting as a mediator between unions and employers on a regular basis. Jia-Wei Chao  focuses on litigations, arbitrations, and the labour law aspects of corporate reorganisations.

Taiwan > Dispute resolution

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law has significant experience acting in civil, criminal, and administrative disputes regarding construction contracts, public procurement, competition, energy, and IP. Li-Pu Lee  and Shiue-Chuan Wang both represent a slew of multinational corporates in arbitration proceedings under ICC rules, and handles mediations before Taiwan’s public construction committee for key developers in rail and nuclear power. Jessie C.Y. Lee is experienced in BOT contract disputes and labour union litigations, while Kuo-Ming Huang regularly assists US and listed companies mount defences against various criminal allegations.

Taiwan > Capital markets

Working with a diverse mix of Taiwanese and foreign-listed corporates, Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law‘s capital markets focus spans private placements, domestic bond issuance, and legal opinion for regulatory compliance concerns. Li-Pu Lee ‘s broad practice sees him handling cross-border transactions, securities portfolio consultations, and due diligence ahead of IPO filings. Terry T.H. Tu focuses on OTC share listings and bond prospectus reviews for overseas subsidiaries of domestic securities companies. Meng Chin Tsai is recommended for her experience in derivative disputes and fund listings.