Firm Profile > Chien Yeh Law Offices > Taipei, Taiwan

Chien Yeh Law Offices
62F, TAIPEI 101 TOWER, 7 XIN YI ROAD., SEC. 5
TAIPEI 11049
Taiwan

Capital markets Tier 2

Chien Yeh Law Offices is well known for advising foreign corporates listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. The team also assists Taiwanese companies with raising funds from overseas markets, and regularly advises companies applying for investment approvals from the Investment Commission. Practice head Gary Hung has extensive experience of IPO transactions.

Key clients

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.

Gemtek Technology Co., Ltd.

ArcSoft, Inc.

Chang Chun Petrochemical Co.

TUV Asia Pacific Ltd.

Taiwan Financial Holdings Co., Ltd

Asia Plastic Recycling Holding Limited

BankTaiwan Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Taipei Exchange

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Chien Yeh Law Offices' dispute resolution practice focuses on complex civil litigation and arbitration. The team handles consumer disputes, labour disputes, fraud and embezzlement claims, and IP disputes. Practice head Justin Chen specialises in corporate and fraud-related litigation and has regularly represented Japanese clients. Henry Han, who is experienced in consumer disputes, is another name to note.

Key clients

Synnex Technology International Corporation

Sega Amusements Taiwan

Spirax Sarco Co., Ltd.

Lien Chang Electronic Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Pou Chen Corporation

Visual Photonics Epitaxy Co., Ltd.

Chan Chun Construction Co., Ltd.

Lien Hwa Industrial Corp.

UPC Technology Corporation

Min-Sheng General Hospital

Kisco (Taiwan) Ltd.

XPEC Entertainment

Tax Tier 2

Chien Yeh Law Offices focuses on administrative tax proceedings and related criminal and civil litigation. The group also works in collaboration with accounting firms' tax departments to handle tax advisory and other non-contentious matters. Managing partner Justin Chen heads the team and is experienced in regulatory and administrative compliance.

Key clients

CTBC Financial Holding Co., Ltd.

CTBC Bank Co., Ltd.

CTBC Capital International Co., Limited

CTBC Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Himax Technologies, Inc

Banking and finance Tier 3

Chien Yeh Law Offices has experience in handling a range banking and finance matters for corporates and financial institutions. In addition to financing transactions, the team handles a range of corporate matters for highly regulated financial institutions. The practice also covers contract drafting and negotiation of cross-border financing, syndication loans, financial leasing, project financing, and account receivable purchases. Chien-Ting Yeh heads the practice and senior counsel Emily Lee, who advises the Bankers Association of the Republic of China, is also recommended.

Key clients

Bankers Association of the Republic of China

Corporate and M&A Tier 3

Chien Yeh Law Offices acts for domestic and international clients in share and asset acquisitions in Taiwan, and has a particularly strong reputation for advising Japanese clients. The team has experience in a range of transactional matters including restructuring, and hedge fund and private equity deals, and also handles related contentious issues such as equity-related litigation. Expert litigator Justin Chen heads the practice group, and Akira Lin focuses on advising Japanese businesses on investments, M&A, and labour disputes.

Key clients

Nihon Yamamura Glass Co., Ltd.

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Chien Yeh Law Offices focuses on urban renewals and large-scale commercial real estate developments, with the majority of its work being with BOT and PPP structures. Headed by Charles Chang, who specialises in public tenders and infrastructure-related litigation, the team also handles real estate arbitration and litigation. James Wu, who is prominent in cases involving large-scale development of commercial lands and secured-loan applications, is also noted.

Key clients

AECOM

THI Consultants Inc.

The firm: Founded by Professor Dr S S Tzeng in Taipei in 1973 and thereafter headed by Dr Shen-I Lee, Dr Carl K M Wu and Mr Alex C Y Tsai, Chien Yeh Law Offices has been providing high-quality and comprehensive legal services to its clientele and is well known for its distinct capacity to provide clients with legal advisory services in a wide range of commercial and industrial practice areas, including without limitation, accounting, taxation, investment, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisation and initial public offering (IPO). With 40 years of experience and close collaborations with major accounting firms, the firm strives for an innovative and teamwork-oriented approach to problem solving and aims at offering an integrated, one-stop solution to clients’ legal, commercial and accounting inquiries.

Over the years, the firm has established close relationships with many law firms in the US, Japan and China. The firm will continue co-operating with overseas firms of different scales in order to meet the clients’ needs, maintaining close business contact with major law firms all over the world. With a complete and worldwide legal services network, it provides its domestic and international clientele with comprehensive legal services of a global reach.

Areas of practice: Institutional investments: the firm’s services include but are not limited to transaction planning for investments in Taiwan or cross-border investments, drafting and negotiations of foreign and local investment contracts, due diligence, and advisory on investment-related laws.

Mergers and acquisitions: the firm offers comprehensive services related to approval of foreign investment, public tender offers, and legal compliance related to corporate governance.

Reorganisation and bankruptcy: the firm has considerable professional ability and practical experience in offering legal services related to corporate reconstruction such as reorganisation, bankruptcy, special liquidation, and the restructuring of corporate organisations.

Finance, banking and insurance: the firm’s services include legal advisory on incorporation, registration, restructuring, business transfer, and merger and acquisition of financial institutions.

Securities and capital markets: in addition to assisting many Taiwanese and foreign enterprises in becoming listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and Taipei Exchange (TPEx), the firm also assists Taiwanese or foreign enterprises in raising funds from overseas markets.

Tax planning and administrative remedies: the firm’s attorneys regularly work with tax departments of accounting firms to provide comprehensive solutions to clients.

Public construction and BOT/PPP: the legal services related to public-private partnership (PPP) in public construction that the firm offers include, but is not limited to, drafting tender and bidding documents for private participation in PPP projects on behalf of governmental agencies, legal advisory on tender procedures and providing relevant legal services as required, and drafting comprehensive evaluation guidelines for the selection of participating enterprises.

Intellectual property and technology law: the firm works closely with major law firms in the US, Japan, China, and various European countries to jointly provide comprehensive legal services related to intellectual property (IP) and technology law to domestic and foreign companies, as well as high-tech companies.

Biotechnology and medical law: the firm has long been involved in the area of biotechnology and medical law, having several lawyers with interdisciplinary backgrounds and practical experiences in biotechnology and medicine.

Urban renewal: the legal services provided by the firm related to urban renewal include, but are not limited to, facilitating negotiations between landowners and construction companies, drafting and review of joint construction agreements, and organising urban renewal committee.

Department Name Email Telephone
Institutional investments Gary S H Hung
Mergers and acquisitions Justin Y H Chen
Reorganization and bankruptcy Eleanor Y Y Chin
Finance, banking and insurance Chien-Ting Yeh
Securities and capital market Gary S H Hung
Tax planning and administrative remedy Michael C H Wang
Public construction and BOT/PPP Eleanor Y Y Chin
Intellectual property and technology law Justin Y H Chen
Biotechnology and medical law Chien-Ting Yeh
Urban renewal Charles S T Chang
Japanese legal services Justin Y H Chen
Services in Mainland China Gary S H Hung
Number of lawyers : 50
at this office : 43
Chinese
English
Japanese

TAIWAN

Founded by Professor Dr S S Tzeng in Taipei in 1973 and thereafter headed by Dr Shen-I Lee, Dr Carl K M Wu and Mr Alex C Y Tsai,

Chien Yeh Law Offices has been providing high-quality and comprehensive legal services to its clientele and is well known for its distinct capacity to provide clients with legal advisory services in a wide range of commercial and industrial practice areas, including without limitation, accounting, taxation, investment, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisation and initial public offering (IPO).