3/F, Lotus Building
136 Jen Ai Road, Section 3
Taipei 106, Taiwan
Phone: (886) 2-2700-7336#9815
Fax: (886) 2-2700-7455
Email: chant@masters-law.com


  • Banking and financial services
  • Aircraft leasing and finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property
  • Negotiation in business and investment transactions
  • Securities and derivatives
  • Infrastructure project finance
  • Offshore trust and estate planning
  • Antitrust and fair trade practices
  • Arbitration and mediation


  • Represented lessors, airlines and banks in aircraft purchase, leasing, finance and sales
  • Represented banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, venture capitalists, foreign and local companies in corporate takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, pre-IPO investment structuring and documentation
  • Represented banks in compliance and structuring of new capital market instruments, financial hedging instruments, project finance, syndicated commercial lending, multi-tranche credit facilities and represented corporate borrowers
  • Represented investment companies, securities investment trust funds, insurance funds and venture capital firms in setting up joint ventures, advised on fund raising and investment arrangements in Taiwan, China, the U.S. and Europe
  • Represented banks and corporate issuers in issuance of Euro-dollar bank notes and Euro-convertible bond
  • Represented U.S. investors participating in the privatization of a government-owned shipbuilding company
  • Represented world-class construction companies in road, bridge and hospital construction projects in the Middle East and Southeast Asia
  • Represented leading European and U.S. business companies in structuring joint-ventures, regional distributorship and agency appointment of local parties
  • Represented the ROC government at negotiation with the US Trade Representatives at the Sino-US Tobacco & Wine sessions
  • Represented government, contractor, financier and operator respectively in infrastructure projects, including high speed rail, Mass Rapid Transit System, independent power projects and DRAM plants
  • Represented sponsors in BOT intermodal transportation project, chemical plant and large-scale theme park investment, represented syndicated financiers in non-recourse wafer fab financing
  • Represented creditors in hostile takeover of a world-renowned food chain-store franchise
  • Represented a world-class back-lit panel inverters manufacturer in supervising patent infringement litigations, patent invalidation, and negotiating general settlement extensively in China and Taiwan
  • Represented a world-class IT manufacturing group in patent licensing, litigation, negotiating OEM/ODM, general supply, tooling, procurement agreements, OEM/ODM manufacturing, employment disputes, white-collar crime litigation, NDA and non-compete agreements
  • Represented a world class IT manufacturing group in setting up a manufacturing base spanning about 2 square kilometers in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China


T C Masters, Counsel and Management Committee Member, 2001-present
Perkins Coie, Partner, 1995-2001; of Counsel, 1992-1994
Lee & Li, Attorneys-at-Law, Taipei, 1987-1992;
Banking & Financial Services Practice Group; Coordinator, 1992; Deputy Director, 1990-92
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, New York, Associate, 1985-86
Ding, Ding & Chan, San Francisco, 1983
Ding & Ding Law Offices, Taipei, Associate, 1978-82


“Taiwan Airlines”, Airfinance Annual 1992/1993 through 2009/2010, (English), Euromoney Yearbooks

“International Transportation Law/Taiwan” (English), International Legal Studies, Yorkhill Law Publishing, 2001, also available electronically at http:// www.cils.org

“Legal Aspect of Protection to Foreign Lessors & Mortgagees”, 1999 Taipei International Conference on Aerospace and Airlines Industries, Committee for Aviation and Space Industry Development, MOEA, R.O.C.

“Problems and Solutions to Implementation of Private Sector Investment Projects Pursuant to the Current Encouragement Statute”, (Chinese), Operation and Construction Management Association Quarterly Publication, September 1997

“Legal Issues and Documentation Workshop”, 1996 Asia-Pacific Aircraft Leasing Conference, Taipei, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ministry of Transportation & Communications

“Project and Infrastructure Finance in Taiwan”, (English), Asia Law, July 1996

“Taiwan-Banking and the Law”, (English), Euromoney Publication Plc, 1995

“B-O-T Statute Government Officials Training Seminar”, Ministry of Transportation & Communication, 1995

“Maximizing Aircraft Cross-Border Leasing Opportunities”, (English), Asia Law, June 1994

“Taiwan-Investments in the Mainland”, (English), Asia Corporate Law, April 1993

“The G.T. Guide to World Equity Market 1993”, (English), Euromoney Publication PLC/G.T. Management PLC, 1993


New York State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
World Trade Center Club, Member
Legislative Yuan BOT Promotion Committee, Member


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.C.L., LL.M.,1982-1985
National Taiwan University, LL.B., 1977


Mandarin, English