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Lindy L. Y. Chern

Baker & McKenzie


Lindy Chern played a key role in the merger of prominent local firm Tseng, Tsai, Chern & Yang with Baker McKenzie. She eventually served as managing partner of the Firm’s Taipei office, where she advised clients on local and international commercial law matters. In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Chern has authored articles for the Economic Daily News, Corporations and the Law and other notable publications. Her pro bono activities include serving as director of the Taipei Medical University and the Judicial Reform Foundation. Ms. Chern also serves as an adviser to the Monte Jade Science & Technology Association of Taiwan.

Practice Focus

Ms. Chern routinely advises financial holding companies and their affiliates on broad legal matters. She assists clients in development, operation, and dispute matters connected to real properties such as hypermarkets, department stores and industrial and commercial complexes. Ms. Chern also provides sound and insightful counsel on BOT projects.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised on Citigroup’s investment in Fubon and its purchase of NPLs.
  • Assisted Taiwan High Speed Rail and Taipei Port on its BOT projects.
  • Represented financial holding companies on shareholder disputes.
  • Assisted Carrefour Hypermarket on a broad range of real estate matters.

Professional Honors

  • Named Senior Statesperson (Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Real Estate & Construction Projects) by Chambers Greater China Region Guide (2024)
  • Named Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2024)
  • Named Leading Lawyer – Notable Practitioner by IFLR1000 (2023)
  • Named Hall of Fame Individual by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2022)
  • Named M&A Team of the Year and M&A Deal of the Year for the landmark Foxconn takeover of Sharp Corp. by International Financial Law Review (2017)
  • Strategic Pillars Award (Clients, People) at the annual Baker McKenzie Asia Pacific Advance Awards (2017)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Taipei Bar Association


  • Taipei~Taiwan (1976)


  • National Taiwan University (LL.M.) (1979)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.B.) (1973)


  • Chinese
  • English

Previous Offices

  • San Francisco