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Helena Chen

Partner - Joint Head of Office - China

About Helena

Helena has vast experiences in arbitration, infrastructure projects and cross-Taiwan-Strait investments. Helena has been named to the International Who's Who of Leading Construction Lawyers for many years from 2011 and was featured in a roundtable discussion by Who's Who Legal (Roundtable: Construction 2013). She is one of the founding Supervisors of Taiwan Construction Law Society and served as a director thereof.

Helena is qualified in Taiwan, mainland China and New York State. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and listed on the panels of arbitrators of ICDR, CIETAC, SIAC, HKIAC, AIAC, KCAB, ACICA, CAA, etc. She is an accredited adjudicator with AIAC and listed as one of the Recommended Experts of the Construction Dispute Board (DB) of Beijing Arbitration Commission. Helena led the Pinsent Masons team to prepare PPP Contract Guidelines on the request of the PPP Center of the Ministry of Finance of the PRC (PPP Center). She also prepared PPP case study reports for the PPP Center in the capacity as an international consultant with the Asian Development Bank.  She writes and lectures widely on arbitration, mediation, PPP and construction law topics.


Ph.D. - National Taiwan University (Taiwan)

Ph.D. - Peking University (China)

LL.M. - University of Washington (Seattle, USA)

LL.M. - National Taiwan University (Taiwan)

LL.B. - National Taiwan University (Taiwan)