Michael WERNER

Senior Associate

Michael is an experienced foreign legal counselor with over 15 years of on-the-ground experience in the Greater China area. He handles international cross-border commercial, taxation, and HR matters for some of the world’s largest companies doing business in Taiwan. Michael also acts in nominee positions and oversees corporate support for entities of foreign clients in Taiwan. With a strong track record in relation to criminal actions and debt collection, he also manages several white-collar crime related matters in various jurisdictions in Asia.

  • Admitted to the bar in 2004
  • Registered lawyer in Saxony, Germany
  • Director of WTS Taiwan

EDUCATION

  • University of East Anglia Norwich (LL.M)
  • Superior Court of Justice Berlin (Second State exam)
  • Humboldt University, Berlin (First State exam)

PRACTICE

  • Eiger from 2008
  • Wenger & Vieli/Wenfei, in Taipei 2003-2008
  • Lecturer in Germany

LANGUAGES

  • German, English, Chinese

PREFERRED AREAS OF PRACTICE

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Prenuptial Agreement in Modern Family Law”, 2001, UEA Norwich

OTHERS

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