24.09.14 02:30 Age: 5 yrs
Edward Lehman Named Leading China Franchise Lawyer
September 24, 2014, Beijing - Mr. Edward Lehman, Managing Partner of Lehman, Lee & Xu has been selected as a world leading Franchise lawyer, by Who’s Who Legal: Franchise 2014. Who’s Who Legal is an independent research organization which identifies leading attorneys in diverse fields around the world.
Research for the selection of winners was conducted independently by direct contact and interviews with leading corporate counsel around the world. Additional research into short listed candidates is conducted to select the best of the best from the most often mentioned attorneys. This honor cannot be bought. Only those nominated and confirmed to be pre-eminent franchise specializes will be selected.
Lehman, Lee & Xu is honored at Mr. Edward Lehman’s section. As a Top 3 Corporate Commercial Law Firm in China, Lehman, Lee & Xu has often assisted international franchising companies in establishing Franchise operations in mainland China. Mr. Edward Lehman has the knowledge and experience in working with the complicated Franchise laws in China, as well as the Chinese legal system as a whole. The firm’s team of Bilingual, English and Chinese speaking lawyers are experts in all areas of Chinese law.
Lehman Lee & Xu's franchise lawyers provide legal and business advice covering every aspect of franchise law, from advising on a new start up franchise Company to an established company that wants to expand its franchise system. Services provided to developing franchise businesses include guidance on business organizations that will operate effectively in China, developing business plans, drafting franchise agreements, intellectual property protection and sub-franchising agreements.
Mr. Edward Lehman was among the founders of Lehman, Lee & Xu in 1992, and has worked as a lawyer “On the ground” in China for over 27 years. The firm was founded with the goals of developing excellence in the practice of law the founding of modern law practices in China. Lehman, Lee & Xu is recognized in China as a leader in the area of franchise law and was the first firm to translate and review China's franchise law in 1997. The firm set up and is legal counsel to the China International Franchisor's Association (CIFA), which provides a forum for foreign franchisors to discuss China legal and business issues.