Mr Matthew Chen > Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law > Taipei, Taiwan > Lawyer Profile

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Work Department

  • Banking and finance
  • Construction and government procurement
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Securities and capital markets


  • Director, Litigation Department of Lin &Partners


Mr. Matthew Chen is a partner of Lin & Partners and the director of the firm’s Matthew Chen, specializing in dispute resolution and investigations, infrastructure, and intellectual property matters.
Matthew’s practice has covered civil litigation and criminal defense, administrative law cases, intellectual property rights enforcement actions, infrastructure project disputes, as well as securities and financial law and regulatory actions.
Matthew has represented foreign nationals and foreign companies in litigation in Taiwan including defense in criminal cases and civil disputes arising from foreign investment on numerous occasions. In addition, Matthew has actively participated in international arbitration and has sufficient experience in this area of practice.
Earlier in his career, Matthew was an associate at Hongyu Law Offices, Kuan Jung & Associates and Jian Da & Associates.
Matthew has an LL.M. from Southern Methodist University and an LL.B. from Soochow University


  • Mandarin • English • Taiwanese


  • Taipei Bar Association
  • Kaohsiung Bar Association


  • Southern Methodist University, LL.M. (2012-2013)
  • Soochow University LL.B. (2000-2005)

Lawyer Rankings

Taiwan > Dispute resolution

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law  represents a broad spectrum of high-profile domestic and international clients in a range of litigation and corporate disputes. A leading figure in the field, George Lin  leads the team with over 30 years’ litigation experience across numerous industries. Matthew Chen  ’s decade of litigation and advocacy work has seen notable victories in the Supreme Court, while Phoebe Huang  and Felix Yu  are both central to the department.

Taiwan > Projects and energy

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law is trusted by the key players in the space to provide corporate strategies in response to the liberalisation and privatisation of Taiwan’s energy market. The firm specialises in monopoly restructuring, power purchase agreements, and renewable energy developments, particularly in offshore wind and nuclear power. Department head George Lin is a go-to for government infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on project financing in the energy sector. David Lee  brings his experience in dispute resolution and strategic planning to his handling of complex matters for Taipower, Taiwan’s largest state-owned energy company. Seasoned litigator Matthew Chen  focuses on dispute resolution and arbitration for major cross-border infrastructure projects, while associate Phoebe Huang is also noted for her litigation skills.