Contract Enforceability

Whenever you sign a contract, order or other commercial letter with a Taiwanese party and would like to confirm the validity and enforceability under Taiwanese laws, you may ask us.

Remedies for Breach

Whenever your Taiwanese supplier or customer is in breach of contract or otherwise not fulfil its promise, we can assist you take legal action to recover your damages in the jurisdiction of Taiwan.

Government Procurement

Whenever you want to bid a Taiwanese government tender, you may consult us about the tender document, contract and respective procurement laws and regulations in Taiwan.

Regulatory Check

Whenever you desire to expand your business to Taiwan or have any questions about Taiwanese tax laws, competition law, consumer protection law or other regulations for industries, we can help you.

On-Demand Corporate Counsel

JL Law Firm (JustLaw, Tsai & Associates)  has been developing an innovative model of legal service in Taiwan, which is an on-demand corporate counsel specializing in corporate transactions and commercial dispute resolution. 

JL was established by  Peichen Tsai, Esq. in January 2010 in Taipei, focusing on drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts and corporate's compliance with laws for both local and international businesses. JL has accumulated a wealth of experiences across industries. At the end of 2018, JL affiliated with Hartech International Law Firm, founded by Caroline Houng, Esq. in August 2015, with the new name JL HARTECH LAW FIRM. They aim to provide clients with quality counseling and, most importantly, the value, to their business. 

Items of Services:

Advisory Service on -

  • Corporate Investment and Regulatory Matters
  • Corporate Governance
  • Employment Compliance and Regulatory Enforcement
  • Government Procurement
  • Tax Compliance and Planning
  • Competition Compliance

Draft and Negotiate for -

  • ODM/OEM Supply Contract
  • Distribution Contract
  • Franchise Contract
  • License Contract
  • Development Contract
  • Joint Ventures Contract
  • Shareholders Agreement
  • Software/ Mobile APPs Contract
  • And other commercial contracts

Conduct Actions on -

  • Tax Appeal and Litigation
  • Trademark Protection
  • Confidentiality/Trade Secrets and Know-How Protection
  • Commercial Litigation

Founding Partner

Peichen Tsai, Esq.

Peichen Tsai graduated from the Finance & Economics Law Division of the Law Department of National Taiwan University in 1997. After graduation, she passed the national exam & interview to become an Investigator for the Control Yuan (Taiwan's Ombudsman Office), investigating corruptions, unlawful action, or misconduct of governmental agencies, or officers under the direction of Members of the Control Yuan (Ombudsman).

In the year of 2000, Peichen transferred to the Overseas Community Affairs Council to serve as a Legal Specialist in charge of drafting, reviewing, and implementing laws and regulations—and also drafting contracts of government procurement as well as participating in the procedure of tender. Due to becoming a licensed attorney during her service for the Control Yuan, Peichen determined to move to the private practice sector only after having honed her knowledge & skills as a government attorney.

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Of Counsel

Caroline Houng , Esq.

Caroline graduated from the Division of Economic and Financial Law of the Department of Law, National Taiwan University (LL.B 1998). She passed the bar exam in 1998 and started to practice law in Taiwan. Caroline was an associate of Tsar and Tsai Law Firm from 2000 to July 2001 and pursued her LL.M. degree in New York University (LL.M 2002). She was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 2003. She came back to Taiwan and worked at a Taiwanese leading law firm, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law for 12 years, at the Corporate Investment Department. Her practice areas include: foreign investment in Taiwan, corporate, cross border transactions, M&A, joint ventures, trade law, labor law, and related dispute resolution.  

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Of Counsel

Yuyun Huang, Esq.

Yuyun has expertise in taxation and commercial matters. After receiving her bachelor degree of laws from National Taiwan University (NTU), Yuyun pursued her master’s degree at the Financial and Tax Division of NTU Graduate School. Yuyun had studied in Europe during her graduate study. She went to Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in Netherlands. Yuyun passed the Bar Exam in 2006 and thereafter worked in PwC Taiwan and PwC Legal  gaining experiences in negotiating with tax authorities and assisting clients to obtain favorable administrative appeal decisions, e.g. administrative action for recognition bad debts losses, administrative action for avoidance of restriction of exit, etc..

Yuyun had also handled a wide variety of cases for her European and American clients while working with Eiger Law Taipei office. In addition to drafting and reviewing English and Chinese commercial contracts, she also dealt with cross-border disputes, e.g corporate reorganization for a famous toy company, VAT and triangular trade consulting for an European trade office in Taipei, expatriate’s tax consulting for several American and European companies.

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Of Counsel -- International

Terrence L. Olsen, Esq.

The Olsen Law Firm founder, Terrence L. Olsen, Esq., created a law firm that built upon and expanded the practice he started at a local law firm in Chattanooga, TN.  Terrence L. Olsen, Esq. has established an immigration law practice encompassing clients from United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Italy, China, Japan, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Argentina, Nigeria, Kenya, Australia, South Korea, Iran, Sudan, Yemen, Taiwan, and more.

 

The Olsen Law Firm serves business start-ups, multinational companies, entrepreneurs, family businesses, and individuals for strategic cross-border business & family immigration planning with trade, tax, banking, and other relocation issues comprising the U.S. immigration law experience.  The Olsen Law Firm views its own image as a firm from a local, national, and international level.  

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