About Us

LIU&CO.

Established since 1998, L IU & C O. has considerable experience of law practice in Taiwan and has zealously provided our local and international clients with an extensive range of legal advice and service, particularly in maritime and admiralty matters, marine insurance, aviation, transportation, non-marine insurance, international business transaction, commercial laws, construction laws, civil and criminal laws, administrative laws and remedies/appeals as well as non-contentious matters, etc. Excellent and constant links with pre-eminent lawyers or leading law firms around the world have also reinforced our commitment to offer a seamless service across jurisdictions or borders to our clientele. In addition, Mr. Vincent W. Liu, LL.M. (Lond.), who helms L IU & C O., has been nominated and selected since December, 1999 as one of three leading international trade and maritime lawyers in Taiwan by Euromoney Legal Media Group in its “Guide to the World’s Leading Shipping & Maritime Lawyers” and “Guide to the World’s Leading International Trade and Shipping Lawyers”.


VINCENT W. LIU, born January, 1955, Keelung, Taiwan; admitted in Taiwan.
(Attorney-at-Law, Patent Attorney, Arbitrator & Licensed Conveyancer.)

Education

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Faculty of Law, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei (LL.B., 1978);  The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London (LL.M., 1985).

Author

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"Maritime Arbitration in the People's Republic of China"  (unpublished); "Marine Cargo Claims under CY/CY Terms"* (Trade Weekly, Taipei, December, 1986); "The Legal Effect on Paramount Clause on the Reverse of Bill of  Lading"* (Trade  Weekly, Taipei, January, 1987); "Personal Injury Awards in Taiwan" (unpublished); "The Official Guide to Ship Registries 1998 - The Chapter on Taiwan" (International Ship Registry Review c/o International Marketing Strategies, Inc., 1998); “The Ship Register of Taiwan” (Shipping Finance Annual 1999/2000 & 2000/20001, Euromoney Publication PLC, 1999 & 2000); “New Taiwan Maritime Law, 1999” (The Maritime Advocate  - Issue 13, Merlin Legal Publishing, U. K., November, 2000).

Co-Author

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"Licensing of Foreign Technology in Taiwan" (Buttlerworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, April, 1987).

National Rapporteur

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"Liability of Lawyers and Indemnity Insurance" (Kluwer Law International and International Bar Association, 1995).

Interpreter

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Acting as an official interpreter/translator retained by Atomic Energy Council, the Executive Yuan (Cabinet), Taiwan to translate The Nuclear Materials and Radioactive Waste Management Act, promulgated on 25th December, 2002; The Nuclear Reactor Facilities Regulation Act, promulgated on 15th January, 2003; The Enforcement Rules for Nuclear Reactor Facilities Regulation Act, decreed on 27th August, 2003 and the (Drafted) Statute Governing the Selection of Site for Final Disposal Facilities for Low Level Radioactive Waste from their Chinese texts into English versions respectively.

Experience

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Associate: Anthony Su, Attorneys-at-Law (1978~1979); Huang & Partners Law Offices (1979 ~1986); Tsar & Tsai Law Firm (1986~1987); Stephen S. Lee & Associates Law Offices (1987 ~1989). Partner: Lin Liu & Wei Law Offices (1989~1998). Founder: Liu & Co. (1998~ ).
Lecturer in Law, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei (1986~2006).
The responsible Taiwanese lawyer selected by and included in the Emergency Crisis Response  Programme of Emirates Group, U. A. E. (2003~ ).
Advisory Board, South Pacific Islands (SPI) Airways (2006~ ).
President, Rotary Club of Taipei Seven-Star, District 3520 , Rotary International ( R.Y. 2010 ~ 2011 ).

Honours

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Nominated and selected since December, 1999 as one of three leading international trade and maritime lawyers in Taiwan by Euromoney Legal Media Group in its “Guide to the World’s Leading Shipping & Maritime Lawyers” and “Guide to the World’s Leading International Trade and Shipping Lawyers”.
Selected and retained by the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan as the honourable lawyer for small and medium enterprises (2008~2011 ).

Arbitrator
(Registered in Panel)

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The Arbitration Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan); Taiwan Construction Arbitration Association; Chinese (Taiwan) Construction Industry Arbitration Association.

Member

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International Bar Association; Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Kaohsiung, Keelung, Tao-Yuan, Taichung and Taipei Bar Associations, Taiwan; The Chartered Insurance Institute, Lond.; Associate Fellow, The Society for Advanced Legal Studies, Lond.; LSE Lawyers Group Chinese Business Council of the International Chamber of Commerce in Taipei; Amnesty International, Taiwan Section; Taiwan Law Society; Taiwanese Society of International Law; Chinese (Taiwan) Maritime Research Institute; China (Taiwan) Maritime Institute; Taiwan Trust Association.

Languages

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English, Mandarin, Hokkien and Taiwanese dialects.

Specialty

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Admiralty, Maritime and Aviation Law; Marine Insurance; Insurance Law; International Business Transaction, Company & Commercial Law; Construction Law; Administrative Law & General Practice.