Ms Chiu-Hua Chen > Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law > Taipei, Taiwan > Lawyer Profile

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law


Managing Director


Member, State Compensation Review Committee of the Civil Aeronautics Administration of the Ministry of Transportation and Communication (2018 – present)

Chairman, Regulatory Committee of the National Council for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastructure Investments of the Republic of China (2013 – present)

Member, Dispute Settlement Committee for Adjacent Construction Damage of the Taipei City Construction Management Office (2007-2008)

Researcher, “Study on the Types of M&A of Financial Institutions (Including Financial Holding Companies)” commissioned by the Banking Bureau of the Financial Supervisory Commission (2007)

Researcher, “Comparative Studies on the Regulation and Organization of Credit Cards, Debit Cards and Pre-Paid Cards in Developed Countries versus Taiwan” commissioned by the Banking Bureau of the Financial Supervisory Commission (2007)

Researcher, “Drafting of the Fair Debt Collection Activities Act,” commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (2005)

Associate, Taiwan Commercial Law Offices (1998-2001)

Studied economic law in Japan’s Osaka City University (1996-1997)


Mandarin, Japanese, Taiwanese


Admitted to Practice : Taiwan

Arbitrator, Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei

Patent Agent (Taiwan)


National Cheng-Chi University (Taiwan), LLM

National Cheng-Chi University (Taiwan), LLB

Lawyer Rankings

Taiwan > Labour and employment

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law has a varied employment practice covering mass redundancies, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, work permit applications for foreign nationals, occupational hazards, and a wide variety of employment-related litigation. Jessie Lee is highly experienced in mass redundancy cases and in advocacy for corporate clients in government investigations. Chiu-Hua Chen focuses on representing construction companies in employment disputes, and has an additional specialism in health and safety issues in the workplace.

Taiwan > Real estate and construction

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law advises on a range of real estate, construction and infrastructure matters, including joint venture and consortia agreements, privatisation agreements, public procurement; urban planning and renewal, and construction-related litigation. Names to note include Chiu-Hua Chen, who is experienced in project financing related to large-scale real-estate acquisitions, and Shiue-Chuan Wang, who focuses on construction-related disputes with a niche in insurance coverage issues.

Taiwan > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution team at Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles a wide variety of civil, criminal, commercial and administrative litigation, and is particularly strong in white-collar criminal defence.  The team includes arbitrators registered with the Chinese Arbitration Association, and also has expertise in mediation. Key contacts include Lipu Lee, who is experienced in arbitration involving international corporates, and Chiu-Hua Chen, who focuses on construction and real estate disputes and is a leading adviser for Japanese clients.

Taiwan > Antitrust and competition

Formosan Brothers Attorneys at Law handles merger approval applications, administrative litigation, and investigations by the Taiwan Free Trade Commission. The team also advises companies on consumer rights, consumer protection and customer complaints, and has particular expertise in mandates involving the semiconductor sector. A key figure in the team is Chiu-Hua Chen, who is experienced in competition law and has an active public procurement practice.