Dr. Chung-Teh Lee

Co-Founder / Chief Executive Partner
EXPERIENCE
  • Partner, Tsar & Tsai Law Firm, Taipei(9/1986-6/1998)
  • Judge of Yunlin & Changhwa District Courts(7/1982-8/1985)
  • Chairman of Board of Directors, Taiwan Foundation for Rare Disorder
PREVIOUS PROJECTS AND CASES
  • Acting for Praxair Inc. in its ICC arbitration case against China Petrochemical Development Corporation
  • Acting for SAP in its ICC arbitration case against Hon Hai Group
  • Acting for the PE fund, Magicapital Management Ltd., in its investment in Huaian Imaging Device Manufacturer Corporation in China
  • Acting as an arbitrator in the arbitration case between Singfor Life Insurance and EFG Bank AG
  • Acting for Samsung Electronic Corporation in competition law matters in Taiwan
  • Acting as the Taiwan local counsel for the Macquarie Group for the IPO of the Cable TV system operators business in Taiwan
  • Acting for Kraton in its joint venture project with Formosa Petrochemical Corporation
  • Representing Sita in the arbitration case against Kaohsiung City Government for the equitable adjustment of the terms and conditions of the O&M Contract
  • Legal advice to Ansaldo in relation to the Circular Line transportation project in Taipei
  • Acting as the legal counsel to the General Consultant of the Bureau of High Speed Rail for the Airport Link Project
  • Representing Bayer Corporation in civil lawsuits in relation to HIV-infected hemophiliacs
  • Acting for Essilor in its five merger & acquisition projects in Taiwan
  • Arbitration between Matra Transport S.A. and the Department of Rapid Transit System ("DORTS") of Taipei Municipal Government in 1993 (representing Matra)
  • Contract negotiation and dispute handling for Siemens AG regarding its contracts with DORTS for power supply system and supply of cars
  • Contract negotiation and dispute handling for Siemens AG regarding its Nanpu and Hsingta power plant contracts with Taiwan Power Company
  • Contract negotiation for Asea Brown Boveri regarding its EPC contract with Ever Power Company
  • Legal advice to Morrison Knudsen Corporation regarding its tunneling projects with DORTS
  • Arbitration between Voith Hydro Inc. and Taiwan Power Company regarding the Mingtan Hydro Power Plant project (representing Voith)
  • Legal advice to Dredging International for its various dredging and reclamation projects in Taiwan
  • Legal advice to Union Rail Car, Alstom Signaling Inc., TSO and CNIM regarding their contracts with DORTS on car supply, signaling system, track work and escalator supply
  • Arbitration between Ericsson Inc. and the National Police Administration in 1998 regarding a telecom project (representing Ericsson Inc.)
  • Acquisition of Motorola Chung-Li factory by ASE Semiconductor manufacturing Co., Ltd. (representing ASE)
  • Acquisition by Formosa Taffeta of the Vietnam factory of King Co., Ltd. (representing Formosa Taffeta)
  • Strategic alliance project between KG Telecom and NTT DOCOMO (representing KG Telecon)
  • Contract negotiation and dispute resolution for Bechtel regarding its contracts in relation to Hsin-Tao power plant project
  • Acting for Siemens AG in negotiating the EPC Contract and O&M Contract of Kuo-Kuang power project
  • Acting as Conciliator for the claim disputes between Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation and its Civil Contractors (C-280 & C-291)
  • Legal advice to Espoir in its BOT project for rapid transit system in Hsinyi District of Taipei City
  • Legal advice to Fashion Music in relation to various disputes arising from P2P software service
  • Acting for Liberty Media Group and Newbridge Capital in the M&A project for acquiring Cable TV business in Taiwan
  • Legal Advice to various foreign companies in Taiwan in relation to human resources and employment law issues
  • Arbitration case between Siemens AG and Taiwan Power company in relation to Hsinta Power project (representing Siemens)
  • Arbitration between Farglory group and Taipei Municipal Government in relation to the Taipei Big DORM project (representing Taipei Municipal Government)
  • Appointed by the Ministry of Transportation and Communication as a member of the Dispute Resolution Board for the Taiwan High Speed Rail project
  • Legal advice to the Macquarie Group in relation to its binding for the acquisition of the CNS Cable TV system operators
  • Acting for Milestone Partners for its acquisition of Safemark Ningbo in China
  • Acting for Interconnect Devices for its acquisition of Antares Advanced Test Technologies in Suzhou of China
  • Representing Taipei Municipal Government in litigation cases against the Eastern Group in relation to Taipei Small DORM BOT project
  • Legal advice to Tobacco Institute in Taiwan and some of its members in relation to Tobacco Hazard Prevention & Control Act
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
  • Construction Law
  • Government Procurement Law
  • Telecommunication Law
  • Investment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Employment Law
  • Trade Law
  • Security Transaction Law
  • Fair Trade Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Tobacco Hazard Prevention Control Act
WORKS AUTHORED
  • Legal Structure of BOT Projects under ROC Law
  • Legal Issues of BOT Project Financing
  • "Consequential Damages" in Major Public Construction Contracts
  • Legal Problems of Industrial Targeting and its Impact on International Economic Relations (JSD thesis)
  • The Liberalization of Taiwan's Telecommunications Market (co-authored)
QUALIFICATION
  • Admitted to the Bar 1984, Taiwan
EDUCATION
  • U.C. Berkeley Law School(LL.M., 1981;J.S.D., 1986)
  • National Taiwan University(LL.B., 1977)
LANGUAGES
Mandarin and English