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 > Projects and energy

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law acts for a litany of key domestic players and foreign investors in the renewable energy space. The team is frequently engaged on power purchase agreements, monopoly restructurings, and developments for clients in offshore wind, nuclear power, and other green power industries. George Lin handles a steady stream of government-mandated projects and private enterprise initiatives, including policy reviews, procedural reforms, and feasibility studies for various stakeholders. David Lee focuses on government procurement projects, consulting on commercial and regulatory strategies for major state-owned companies. Matthew Chen specialises in infrastructure project disputes, and often represents clients in international arbitrations. Iris Chen works on BOT projects, while Phoebe Huang is a key part of the team’s civil litigation offering. All named lawyers are based between Taipei and Kaohsiung.

Taiwan > Dispute resolution

A multitude of high-profile domestic and international entities seek Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law out for assistance in a range of litigation and corporate disputes. In recent months, the team has defended a number of financial services corporations and energy companies in white-collar criminal proceedings, where Matthew Chen is a key contact. Seasoned litigator George Lin routinely represents many of the firm’s foreign corporate clients in cross-strait and other transnational arbitrations. Iris Chen and Felix Yu are both central to the team’s dedicated government procurement litigation practice: Chen specialises in infrastructure and public-private partnership cases, while Yu focuses on administrative proceedings. Phoebe Huang is recommended for civil disputes. All named lawyers work between Taipei and Kaohsiung.