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9F, NO.30, SEC 3, BADE RD, TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN
Tel:
Work +886 2 2577 6123
Fax:
Fax +886 2 2577 6133
Email:

Paul Chu

Tel:
Work 886-2-2577-6123 ext.203
Email:
Guo Ju Law Firm

Work Department

GUO JU LAW FIRM

Position

Current Positions:

  • Partner of Taipei Guo Ju Law Firm
  • Commissioner of NICI Civil Advisory Committee
  • Project Legal Counselor for E-Invoice Initiative of Financial Data Center, Ministry of Finance
  • Chief Arbitrator for the Settlement of Labor Disputes admitted by New Taipei City Government
  • Member of the Arbitration Commission for the Settlement of Labor Disputes admitted by New Taipei City Government
  • Arbitrator for the Settlement of Labor Disputes admitted by New Taipei City Government
  • Conciliator of the Conciliation Commission for the Settlement of Labor Disputes admitted by New Taipei City Government
Specialties:
  • Labor laws
  • E-Commerce laws
  • Intellectual property laws
  • Tax laws
  • Personal data protect law

Career

  • Senior Manager, Tax and Legal Dept. of PricewaterhouseCoopers Taiwan
  • Senior Attorney, Puhua & Associates
  • Attorney Writer for Column “Information Security Clinic” in “RUN!PC” Magazine
  • Executive Special Commissioner, Legal Aid Foundation
  • Legal Editor for Column in CHEERS Magazine
  • Legal Counselor for Bureau of Employment Vocational Training (Taipei-Keelung-Yilan-Hualien-Kinmen-Matsu Region)
  • Examining Commissioner for Civil Investment Committee of MiaoLi County Government

Languages

Mandarin, Taiwanese and English

Member

Taipei Bar Association

Education

Education & Professional Qualifications:

  • Licensed Attorney in Taiwan (1997)
  • Qualified Patent Attorney in Taiwan (2010)
  • Licensed Patent Agent in Taiwan
  • SJD Degree program of law, Fu Jen Catholic University
  • Master of law, Fu Jen Catholic University
  • Bachelor of law, Fu Jen Catholic University


Taiwan

Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Guo Ju Law Firm has developed a niche in employment litigation, but it also handles restructuring and labour relations matters, drawing on expertise in mediation. Representative of the firm's impressive capabilities in the employment space, highlights for practice head Paul Chu included advising The Union of the Labours of the Chinese Nationalist Party of Taiwan on the mass redundancy of 731 employees throughout a compulsory negotiation procedure and the subsequent enforcement procedure. Jill Hsu is another name to note.

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TMT

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Chu - Guo Ju Law Firm

Within: TMT

Boutique TMT firm Guo Ju Law Firm is well-placed to handle transactional, regulatory, licensing and IP matters across the public and private sector in Taiwan. The group also has a growing data protection practice. Alongside Ingrid Tsai, practice head Paul Chu is assisting the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration with the development of a major green rewards scheme aimed at encouraging the use of public transport. The duo are also advising the Ministry of Finance on a big data project to assist with food safety investigations. Other highlights include assisting Chuan Lian Enterprise Corporation with the roll-out of a terminal payment programme.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Guo Ju Law Firm has a strong accounting practice, which comprises accountants and lawyers, led by Robert Shih. It handles tax planning and consultation, compliance, investigations by the authorities and litigation. Paul Chu and Ingrid Tsai are advising the Ministry of Finance on an innovative big data project regarding the use of e-invoices in the enforcement of food safety regulations.

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