Nigel N. T. Li


Nigel N. T. Li received LL.M. degrees from Harvard in 1983 and National Taiwan University in 1980, after obtaining an LL.B. degree from Soochow University in 1977. In addition to his role as a practicing attorney specializing in dispute resolution and arbitration, media law, human and civil rights, international litigation and constitutional law, he is also an adjunct professor at both the Graduate School of Law of Soochow University and the Department of Political Science of National Taiwan University. He teaches Constitutional Law, Human Rights, ADR and International Arbitration.

Serving as Chairman of the Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei from 2007 to 2014, Nigel has made considerable effort in raising the quality of transnational arbitration and has contributed greatly to cross-strait and international exchanges. At the same time, he is also registered as an arbitrator of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission.

Over the years, Nigel has dedicated himself to pro bono work. He was President of the Taipei Bar Association and sits on the Board of the Judicial Reform Foundation. His determination to preserve human rights and justice has led to his ardent involvement in numerous cases applying for the Grand Justices' interpretation of the Constitution and his appointment as a Member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Human Rights.

    Educational Background

    LL.M., Harvard (1983)
    LL.M., National Taiwan University (1980)
    LL.B., Soochow University (1977)


    Dispute Resolution and Arbitration,Media Law,Human and Civil Rights,International Litigation,Constitutional Law


    Former President, Taipei Bar Association
    Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Law, Soochow University
    Adjunct Professor, Graduate Institute of Political Science, National Taiwan University
    Honorary Chairman, Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei
    President, Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law
    Member, Presidential Advisory Committee on Human Rights


    admitted 1986, California; 1981, R.O.C.
    Taipei Bar Association
    Former President, Taipei Bar Association
    State Bar of California (inactive)

    Contact Information

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2763-8000 Ext.2380