04.03.12 19:11 Age: 6 yrs
Edward Lehman, Managing Director, Lehman, Lee & Xu named leading Minerals and Mining Lawyer in China and Mongolia 2012 by Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2012
The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2012 provides the Global readership of Lawyers World with a definitive guide to those firms, and individuals, that truly are the most able, across all professional sectors, and all geographical locations that the monthly magazine reaches.
Across all regions, it is important to recognize that many firms and lawyers are notable, and very able, but few can really consider themselves as being the firm of choice within a certain practice area, or practice areas, within a specific geographical location.
The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards exist to showcase those firms, and individuals, that continually provide the client with an outstanding level of service, demonstrating an incredibly high degree of ability, whilst delivering the outstanding results that are synonymous with firms and individuals of this calibre, Edward Lehman Managing partner of Lehman, Lee & Xu's China and Mongolia practices has been selected by his peers at the bar, general counsel, associate counsel and private practice lawyers in the Minerals and Mining Sector ad the leading lawyer in both China and Mongolia.
Edward Lehman, managing director of the firm for the past 20 years has been advisor to some of the world's largest minerals and mining project ever. The judging process naming Edward Lehman as the best lawyer in this sector in two counties (which has never happened in the history of the awards) brings in nominations from our entire global readership, a judging panel consisting of in-house counsel, individuals within both the world of Banking and Private Equity, as well as corporations, both public and private. We also have a large degree of nominations from the Corporate Finance industry, from senior individuals within areas such Investment Banking, as these individuals will often experience the sheer tenacity of the individuals involved in transactions alongside them and the other advisors, required within the transaction team. The response for Edward Lehman were impressive votes received totalled 31,581, representing a 33% response rate, based on the distribution of the voting form to our entire global circulation.
In essence, for Edward Lehman to be crowned a winner of a Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Award 2012 there needs to be a high degree of demonstrable evidence presented, which is consistent with positive comments from both clients and peers.
The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2012 selected Edward Lehman, as the best Minerals and Mining lawyer in both China and Mongolia, he is a 25 year resident of Asia and has been the longest serving managing director of any firm in both China and Mongolia (twenty-years) and a pioneer on minerals and mining work in the region.