Michael WERNER

Senior Associate

Michael is an experienced counselor handling company setups and legal support of companies in commercial and taxation matters, work permits, foreign investment approvals, trademark registrations and international family law matters. Michael has a strong track record on criminal actions and debt collection against criminals involved in investment and internet fraud, ‘boiler room schemes’ etc., in various jurisdictions in Asia. Michael is member of Eiger’s corporate as well as of the tax team.

  • Admitted to the bar in 2004
  • Registered lawyer in Saxony, Germany
  • Foreign legal consultant in 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
  • Law firm in Taipei
  • Lecturer in Germany

LANGUAGES

  • German, English, Chinese

PREFERRED AREAS OF PRACTICE

Publications

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

OTHER

  • Since 2004: Member of the German-Taiwanese Jurist Society (DTJV)
  • Since 2004: Member of the European Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan
  • Since 2004: Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan
  • Since 2008: Member of the International Bar Association
  • Since 2014: Member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)