James Chen


James Chen is a graduate in law from the National Taiwan University.  He received a LLM degree at Soochow University and a MBA degree at Sloan School of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Admitted in 1989, he has a wide range of practices with a special focus on corporate, investment and antitrust matters.  He specializes in M&A transactions and many of the transaction he has been involved are cross border.  He advised China Network Systems (CNS) in the sale of related cable systems to a private equity fund MBK, advised Fairchild Semiconductors to acquire System General, advised Microchip Technology to acquire ISSC, advised KGI Securities in the merger with Taisec Securities, advised China Development Financial Holding to acquire KGI Securities, Cosmos Bank, and China Life, advised MBK in the sale of cable systems under CNS Group, advised Permira funds to acquire Grobest, an aquaculture feeds manufacturer, and advised other international and domestic clients in various M&A transactions.


James Chen is a leader of the telecom and media practice group of Lee and Li and has been regularly acting as a consultant in the telecom and media law and policy research projects.

    Educational Background

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management (MBA, 1995)
    Soochow University Law School (LL.M. 1986)
    National Taiwan University Law School (LL.B. 1984)


    Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate Law,International Investment,Securities Law,Competition Law,Telecommunications and Media Law


    Attorney, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law
    Deputy Chairman, Taiwan M&A and Private Equity Council
    Arbitrator, ROC Arbitration Association
    Lecturer, Lawyers' Training Center


    admitted 1989, R.O.C.
    Taipei Bar Association
    Taoyuan Bar Association
    Taichung Bar Association.

    Contact Information

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2763-8000 Ext.2399