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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law advises investment banks, institutional investors and financial service providers on a range of banking and finance matters, including equity-linked derivatives, a variety of structured products, corporate finance, convertible bonds and financial services-related M&A. The group has also developed a niche in the emerging domestic fintech sector; having advised the payment entity of a multinational corporate on local licensing and compliance issues. In another recent novel matter, it advised  a Malaysian bank on the provision of a loan involving Islamic finance. Managing partner George Lin leads the team and has particular expertise in Taiwanese banking regulations. He also has also been appointed chief arbitrator in a number of banking arbitrations. Kaiju Lee is another name to note.

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 向投资银行、机构投资者和金融服务机构提供银行和金融服务,包括资产挂钩衍生产品、各种结构性产品、公司金融、可转换债券和金融服务相关的并购。该公司还在新兴国内金融科技业占据一席之地,为一家跨国公司的支付实体提供当地许可和合规服务。 除此之外,该公司还为一家马来西亚银行提供伊斯兰金融贷款服务。 管理合伙人George Lin精通台湾金融规定。 他还被任命为数家银行仲裁机构的主仲裁员。Kaiju Lee 也是该公司的重要人物。

Leading individuals

George Lin - Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law stands out for its expertise in structured product transactions, including equity- and debt-linked derivatives, where the team regularly advises investment banks, institutional investors and issuers. The group is also well versed in IPOs on the TWSE and offshore exchanges, convertible bonds and depository receipts. In two separate IPOs, the group advised In Technical Productions and KML Technology Group on their listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.  George Lin and Kaiju Lee , who have significant capital markets and securities experience, are the names to note.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 是“全台湾最杰出的律师事务所”之一,以提供“快捷优质的法律服务”而著称。 该公司为各大公司提供咨询服务,并协助新兴技术公司解决在台复杂法规问题。 该公司由经验丰富的企业法顾问 George Lin领导,另有David Lee 和2017年 新加盟的David Huang辅佐;David Huang之前担任机构内部职位,以“广博的商业法知识”而著称。 该公司曾帮助PayPal进入台湾市场,并在各种公司事务,包括企业重组方面为客户出谋划策。 该公司还曾协助HC Medi Corporations与维梧资本达成复杂的股权投资合同。Kaiju Lee 专长于金融服务。

'Among the best law firms in Taiwan', Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law is noted for providing 'quality legal services efficiently'. The group acts for a variety of corporates and has developed a niche in assisting emerging technology companies with navigating the jurisdiction's complex regulatory regime. Experienced corporate lawyer George Lin leads the team, which includes David Lee and new arrival David Huang, who joined the team in 2017 from an in-house position and stands out for his 'exceptional business legal knowledge'. The team, having assisted PayPal with its entry into Taiwan, advised the client on various corporate matters, including a business reorganisation. The group also advised HC Medi Corporations on complex contract negotiations with Vivo Capital regarding an investment in equity shares. Kaiju Lee is recommended for her expertise in financial services.

Leading individuals

David Huang - Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

George Lin - Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law is noted for its representation of individuals and corporates involved in a variety of civil and criminal litigation and investigations, including white-collar criminal defence. In one recent stand-out case, managing partner George Lin  successfully defended the Atomic Energy Council, a governmental agency, in a series of administrative challenges, which went all the way to the Supreme Administrative Court, brought by environment advocates and other stakeholders concerning the construction and operation of a spent-fuel storage facility. Matthew Chen successfully represented Taoyuan International Airport Corporation at the appeal stage of civil litigation brought by a contractor in relation to the payment of performance and warranty bonds. Senior associate Joey Kao is another key name.

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 擅长代表公司和个人处理各种民事和刑事诉讼调查,包括白领刑事辩护。 近期的成功案例是,管理合伙人George Lin成功代表政府机构原子能委员会赢得逐步提交到高级行政法庭的由环保人士和其他股东提出的建筑和经营乏燃料储藏设施的行政案件。Matthew Chen 代表桃园国际机场在承包商提出的有关绩效工资和保证金的民事诉讼案中上诉成功。  高级经理Joey Kao是该公司的另一位招牌律师。

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 为各类国内外保险公司解决各种诉讼,并在合规方面提供意见。 该团队利用企业法方面的专长,提供公司交易和复杂保险金融产品的诉讼服务。 该团队的成功案例有协助金融监管委员会起草管理保险业的金融仲裁法。 另一成功案例是协助一家领先的美国保险公司,就私募公司以9亿美元价格收购台湾媒体集团的保证保险提供法律援助。George Lin 和 Kaiju Lee 是该公司的骨干;Joey Kao在该领域也声名显赫。

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law handles the spectrum of contentious matters for domestic and foreign insurers, in addition to advising on regulatory compliance. The group is also able to draw on the firm's considerable corporate expertise, where it regularly assists with corporate transactions and litigation involving complex insurance-linked financial products. In one highlight, the team advised the Financial Supervisory Commission on the drafting of a Financial Ombudsman Law governing the insurance industry. It is also advising a leading US insurance company on warranty insurance concerning a private equity firm's $900m acquisition of a Taiwan-based media group. George Lin and Kaiju Lee are the key practitioners, and Joey Kao has a growing reputation in the area.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law handles contentious and non-contentious labour and employment issues for domestic and international corporates. George Lin is the key contact.

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 为国内外公司处理诉讼和非讼劳动和就业问题。George Lin 是该公司的主要联系人。

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Legal market overview

The legal market remains stable, with Jones Day and Baker McKenzie still strong among the international firms and Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-LawTsar & Tsai Law FirmFormosan Brothers Attorneys at Law and Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law leading local firms. Firms such as LCS & PartnersChien Yeh Law Offices and Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law are key names for mid-market clients.

法律市场目前保持稳定。 Jones Day 和 Baker McKenzie 在国际法律公司中仍保持强劲态势;Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-LawTsar & Tsai Law FirmFormosan Brothers Attorneys at Law 以及Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law 仍然是行业翘楚。 LCS & PartnersChien Yeh Law Offices 和 Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 等是中端市场客户的宠儿。

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law's energy practice is greatly boosted by the firm's active government affairs and public policy group, which advises multiple government departments and agencies on matters of procurement and project management. As of 2017, the group has been on the panel for the Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau, assisting the agency with management agreements with contractors, public procurement, mediation and litigation against trespassers. In another stand-out mandate, the group is defending Taoyuan International Airport in a dispute with a BOT project operator. In the energy sector, the group acts as special counsel to Taiwan Power Corporation on its strategy regarding the disposal of nuclear waste. Key practitioners include managing partner George Lin, David Lee and Matthew Chen.

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 的 能源业务由负责政府事务和公共政策的团队受理。该团队为多个政府部门和机构提供采购和项目管理服务。 截止2017年,该团队一直担任台湾国家高速公路局的顾问,为该机构处理承包商管理合同、公共采购、闯入者调解和诉讼。 另一成功案例为,该团队还协助桃园国际机场处理与建设-经营-转让项目运营者的纠纷。 在能源领域,该团队担任台湾电力公司的特别顾问,为其在核废料处理策略方面出谋划策。 该团队的主力军包括管理合伙人George Lin、 David Lee 和 Matthew Chen。

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: 除了私营部门业务以外 Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law  还精通公共部门房地产和建筑项目,包括在处理建筑纠纷方面经验丰富。 由George Lin率领的该团队的近期重要案例包括担任台北市政府都市更新处的外部顾问,协助城市新建项目交易,包括政策制定、分区规划、基金管理、商业管理和重新开放的房地产的金融分析。 该团队还协助台湾大学的重大重建计划。Matthew Chen 和 David Lee 也是该团队的精英。

In addition to its strong private sector work, Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law stands out for its public sector real estate and construction work, which includes substantial experience in construction-related disputes. Recent highlights for the group, which is led by George Lin, include acting as external counsel to the Urban Regeneration Office of the Taipei City Government to advise on urban renewal project transactions, which included advising on policy development, zoning matters, the management of funds, business management and financial analyses of redeveloped real estate. The group is also assisting National Taiwan University with a major redevelopment programme. Matthew Chen and David Lee are also key contacts.

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law - Mandarin translation: Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law 擅长各种船运业务,包括代表船运公司和造船商处理政府的重要项目、船运保险以及民事和刑事纠纷。 该公司是台湾港务公司和 Clyde & Co LLP的外部法律顾问之一,专门为其提供交易事务、税务、合同、国内外法律合规、风险管理和纠纷解决等服务。 创始人兼管理合伙人 George Lin 和久经沙场的公司法律师David Lee 是公司的灵魂人物。

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law handles a broad range of shipping work, including major government projects, shipping insurance, and civil and criminal disputes where it represents shipping companies and ship builders. The firm is co-external legal counsel to Taiwan International Ports Corporation alongside Clyde & Co LLP, where it advises on transactional matters, tax advice, contracts, regulatory compliance under domestic and foreign law, risk management and dispute resolution, among other areas. Founding and managing partner George Lin and experienced corporate lawyer David Lee are the names to note.

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