Angela Yao Lin


Ms. Lin has assisted various local and foreign clients in many large Taiwan infrastructure projects. Ms. Lin's forte lies in construction litigation, arbitration and mediation cases, and she is active in local and international arbitration societies.

Chambers Asia 2009,

"Angela Lin (Lin Yao) is a stalwart presence for construction, project and contract disputes, as well as government procurement."

Chambers Asia 2008,

"Peers say: 'She is a great courtroom litigator, with a maturing, strategic approach.' Her experience on public procurement and mediation distinguishes her practice.".

    Educational Background

    LL. M., Columbia Law School, U.S.A. (1998)
    LL. M., Soochow University Graduate School of Law, Taiwan (1997)
    LL. B., National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1992)


    Construction Law,Infrastructure Project,Corporate,Telecommunication,Dispute Resolution,Criminal and Administrative Litigation


    Conducting various dispute resolutions and negotiations for Department of Rapid Transit, Taipei City Government.
    Acting as legal counsel of Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Company.
    Handling various construction disputes regarding the Taiwan Second High Way Project.
    Handling various disputes regarding the Taiwan High Speed Railroad Project.
    Representing foreign and local contractors in handling tendering, litigation and arbitration regarding construction projects.
    Working on various telecommunication projects and acting as legal counsel of telecommunication companies.
    Handling IPP Projects in Taiwan.
    Handling local incinerator construction projects.
    Registered arbitrator of the ROC Arbitration Association
    Registered mediator of the Mediation Center of the ROC Arbitration Association
    Vice Secretary General of National Bar Association of Taiwan (2009)


    admitted 1998, New York; 1993, R.O.C.
    Taipei Bar Association
    Taoyuan Bar Association
    Tainan Bar Association
    Shihlin Bar Association.

    Contact Information

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2763-8000 Ext.2292