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 > Real estate and construction

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law’s Taipei and Kaohsiung-based real estate and construction practice group offers broad expertise to both public and private sector clients. The firm has recently handled urban regeneration projects as well as a real estate development project for an international hotel chain. George Lin is a key senior contact and has, since the establishment of the firm, led advice on approximately 150 government projects, particularly in infrastructure, real estate, and construction. He co-leads the team with David Lee, who has experience in connection with offshore wind farm development projects, as well as marine construction and construction financing matters; and Matthew Chen, who has vast contentious and non-contentious construction experience.

Taiwan > Dispute resolution

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law‘s dispute resolution team, operating from both Taipei and Kaohsiung, and jointly led by George Lin and Matthew Chen, has an excellent reputation for handling a wide range of complex disputes for both local and international clients, including government agencies. The team has particular expertise in relation to construction, infrastructure and procurement disputes. Lin is a highly experienced litigator with a multitude of multinational clients, while Chen specialises in international arbitration, civil litigation, white-collar defence, and infrastructure project disputes. Associate Phoebe Huang has recently been involved in several complex civil litigation cases. Senior associate Felix Yu has considerable administrative, construction and public procurement litigation experience.