20.02.12 02:47 Age: 5 yrs
Lehman, Lee & Xu Mongolia selected as best Mongolian minerals and Mining Law Firm 2012
Edward Lehman, Managing Director of the Mongolian Practice of Lehman, Lee & Xu based in Ulaan Baatar Mongolia is pleased to report that the firm has been recognized for excellence. The Lawyers World – 2012 – Global Leading Firms ‘Top Tier Rankings’ poll of peers and global corporate counsel, was created via a thorough, Global extensive poll of the readership, law firms, in-house counsel, governmental legal counsel and corporate CEO's which asks the voters to put forward nominations for those firms that are, in their opinion ‘Top Tier’ within their outstanding area of specialization. Lehman, Lee & Xu, has been selected the "go to" law firm in Mongolia for minerals and mining. Edward Lehman, who has managed the firm for the past 20 years remarked, "Lehman, Lee & Xu Mongolia are pleased with this recognition, we have been in Mongolia for quite a long time, and are lawyers for the Oyu Tolgoi project, the largest project in the history of Mongolia, a project which will account for 20 percent of mongolia's GDP. Selected as lawyers for that project has sealed our leading status in the Mongolia. Most lawyers never have a chance to be a part of such a project, we are pleased to be making a small contribution to the development of Mongolia, and being lawyers to one of the biggest legal deals on the planet.". Edward Lehman, has sat on the boards of publicly traded mining companies over the years understands the industry not only as a top mining and minerals professional adviser but also from the vantage of a business person, this was key in the law firm's selection process by his peers.
The votes received and internally assessed by The Lawyers World – 2012 – Global Leading Firms ‘Top Tier Rankings’ Editors, and externally assessed by a panel of judges, who have been chosen for their experience and knowledge of the industry, provide a comprehensive list of those firms that are truly ‘Top Tier’ and in essence set the benchmark for all others to follow. The Lawyers World – 2012 – Global Leading Firms ‘Top Tier Rankings’ are pleased to confirm lehman, lee & xu as one of those firms for 2012. The Lawyers World – 2012 – Global Leading Firms ‘Top Tier Rankings’ received a significant volume of votes for Lehman, Lee,& Xu mongolia and is therefore awarded as being a ‘Top Tier’ firm within the Lawyers World – 2012 – Global Leading Firms ‘Top Tier Rankings’ campaign as mongolian minerals and mining law firm of the year 2012. During the judging process a number of factors are considered. The voting readers are asked to identify those firms that are noted for having a high degree of ability in complex situations, those that continually innovate, of course the level of service is of great importance as is overall value for money, in what is a tough global economy.