Kai-chieh Chan holds Bachelor of Arts in Economics from National Taiwan University, Master of Laws (cum laude) from Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris), Master of Laws (M2) from University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, and is currently pursuing a Ph. D. degree at University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas.
He has worked as trainee in several international law firms. His research focuses on international economic law, arbitration, and financial law. His works have been published in the Revue générale de droit international public, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law, Journal de l'arbitrage de l'Université de Versailles, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, and the Nordic Journal of International Law.