Lin & Partners

Taiwan

Analysis

Overview

Lin & Partners is ranked ‘Outstanding’ in dispute resolution and ‘Highly recommended’ across other practice areas. The firm's practice includes banking and finance, M&A, dispute resolution, employment, and intellectual property. Managing partner George Lin specialises in banking, M&A, securities, and gaming law matters.

Client feedback

“Lin & Partners analysed the complicated case and devised a very crystal-clear legal positioning and strategy. We made a very clear claim, so the other side had to settle in the end.” – Dispute resolution

“Clear strategy, good understanding of the local business context, excellent public relations work.” – Energy

“Strategic and efficient, good control of the whole case.” – Intellectual property

George Lin

“He quickly sorted out the complicated case and organised it into key legal issues. He then came up with a strategy and approach that helped us win the case and settle satisfactorily.”

“Aggressive, strategic, excellent teamwork.”

David Lee

“Diligent.”

Labour and employment
Work highlights

Advised Civil Aeronautics Administration and the Ministry of Transportation and Communication on employment laws involving pilots’ maximum flight hours and fatigue management.

Key clients

Examination Yuan of the Republic of China

Dispute resolution
Work highlights

Acted for National Taiwan University (NTU) on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract dispute against a concessionaire, which would finance, build and operate the recreation farm owned by NTU. The firm obtained a victory for NTU in both the defence and the counterclaim.

Key clients

Bureau of Legal Affairs (Kaohsiung City Government), Taichung City Government

Corporate and M&A
Work highlights

Acted for Taoyuan Metro Corporation, one of three mass rapid transit systems in Taiwan, on corporate and M&A matters.

Key clients

eBay

Capital markets
Work highlights

Acted for Credit Suisse on its sale of structured notes.

Competition/antitrust
Work highlights

Acted for an American international corporation, whose principal business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses, on its merger filing in response to Taiwan Fair Trade Commission’s concerns.

Banking and finance
Work highlights

Acted for a bank on a cross-border syndicated loan transaction.

Construction
Work highlights

Acted for a private equity investor in the leisure, hospitality, and recreation sectors, on the construction of a water park project located in southern Taiwan.

Key clients

Ocean Affairs Council of the Republic of China

Regulatory
Work highlights

Advised PayPal on regulatory matters.

Key clients

Rapyd Holdings