LEHMAN, LEE & XU is the third largest corporate commercial law firm in China estabished in 1992 by a group of Chinese lawyers committed to developing excellence in the practice of law and to the founding of modern law practices in China.
Today, LEHMAN, LEE & XU has seven offices China-wide and two branch offices in Hong Kong and Macau and one liason office in Chicago with more than 250 lawyers, patent and trademark attorneys and legal assistants providing a full range of legal services to meet the diverse need of our clients worldwide.
We are recognized as a leading law firm providing the best and most diversified legal services, representing many of the world's largest multi-nationals in a variety of transactions, as well as our local clients in the international corporate investment arena.
The Firm engages in general legal corporate and commercial practice, non-contentious and litigous, composed of an investment division, patent and trademark agency, as well as a forensic accounting and tax planning.
Rapid changes in China's legal system require foreign companies working in and with China to seek legal services of the highest quality. LEHMAN, LEE & XU is experienced in providing valuable assistance in the country's modern business and legal environment to cater to your needs.
The Firm is considered a leader of the re-established Chinese legal profession, has been recognized by the media, independent assessors of legal practices both in China and international arena, peers, networkers, corporate counsel and the Chinese Ministry of Justice as one of the best law firms in China consistently over the years since its establishment. Further, the Firm maintains offices in Hong Kong, Macau, and Mongolia, providing it with a strong presence in greater Asia. The Firm also has an associated office in Italy to facilitate European-China business transactions.
LEHMAN, LEE & XU is unique in that it is the only nationwide firm that has been approved by China's regulatory bodies to represent foreign applicants in filing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications. We are also licensed by the China Securities Regulatory Commission to advise and assist clients in the filing of securities documents. Our team of both foreign and Chinese licensed attorneys, fluent in both English and Chinese, are ever ready to serve you in the most professional and proactive manner that you could expect.
LEHMAN, LEE & XU is committed to providing unparalleled services to our clients. The Firm has represented many of the world's most successful multinational corporations such as Aventis Pharma, Sony, Columbia Pictures, International Paper, General Motors and Novartis (to see client list, click here). LEHMAN, LEE & XU also counsels the Foreign Research-based Pharmaceutical Industry Association (FRPIA), the Foreign Health Industry Manufacturer's Association, the Foreign Chemical Manufacturer's Association, and the China International Franchisers Association (CIFA) and the China Chainstore and Franchise Association (CCFA).
Our many diverse dealings with government authorities and agencies, at central and local levels, allow us to keep up-to-date on legal information and changing policies. The intranet system/networks of LEHMAN, LEE & XU allow our lawyers to access the Firm's secure databases and resources, keep up-to-date on changing laws and regulations, and maintain at least 4 Chinese law related newsletters.
As we have the experience and the expertise, LEHMAN, LEE & XU is able to meet all our client's legal needs in China. While able to provide tailored assistance in all types of legal situations, LEHMAN, LEE & XU generally provides expert counsel in the following areas (click here to see our practice area page).