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LEHMAN, LEE & XU: Nurturing Legal Excellence with a Commitment to Community

For over three decades, Lehman, Lee & Xu has steadfastly delivered exceptional professional services, fostered growth, and actively contributed to the community. Established in 1992, our firm embraced international law firm practices while navigating China's ever-evolving legal landscape. This journey has enabled our professionals to serve a diverse clientele, both within China and on the global stage, all while maintaining our firm roots within our country.

Contributing to the Community

Beyond our legal endeavors, LEHMAN, LEE & XU has played a pivotal role in the community. Since 1997, we have proudly served as the exclusive AmCham lawyers in China, actively contributing to the founding of the American Chamber of Commerce China, the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, the American Chamber of Commerce US, and the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The firm was an integral service provider, offering crucial assistance to the Beijing Olympic Committee, contributing to the city's successful bid for the 2008 Summer Games. These contributions underscore our unwavering commitment to actively participate in the development of China's business, community, and legal environment.

A Broad Spectrum of Legal Expertise

LEHMAN, LEE & XU's services encompass a wide array of legal domains, including corporate-commercial, regulatory, administrative, intellectual property, and dispute resolution. We collaborate closely with governmental bodies, represent clients before all levels of People’s courts, and engage with international courts and arbitration bodies. The firm is a full-service firm proven areas of focus that encompass foreign direct investment, intellectual property, labor and employment, white-collar matters, regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, restructurings, M&A, private equity, and migration.

Excellence Coupled with Personalized Service

At LEHMAN, LEE & XU, we are wholeheartedly committed to providing top-tier legal counsel while maintaining a personalized approach. Our diverse team comprises exceptional legal minds, and we ardently encourage empowerment, entrepreneurship, while steadfastly upholding the highest ethical standards and integrity.

Nurturing Robust Client Relationships

Since our inception, we have excelled in cultivating enduring relationships with our clients. This achievement is particularly noteworthy within the dynamic legal landscape of China. Our success is rooted in our unique corporate culture, unwavering commitment to excellence, and our ability to adeptly navigate evolving legal, regulatory, and business environments.

Client Diversity and Strategic Growth

Our clientele spans multinational corporations, mid-sized investors, and innovative startups. We champion our clients' interests by strategically recruiting outstanding legal talent in complementary areas, thereby enhancing our capacity to serve effectively.

A Legacy Forged in Excellence

China's remarkable economic transformation and the development of the nation’s laws, policies and regulations mirror’s our own journey. As the economic, regulatory, and administrative landscape evolves, our seasoned professionals remain unwaveringly dedicated to excellence, adeptly handling complex professional challenges and advocating for our client’s interests.

Continuing the Tradition

Our legacy is firmly anchored in enduring principles of integrity, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to our clients and the community. As China and the world continue to evolve, LEHMAN, LEE & XU remains dedicated to illuminating the path forward for our clients and the community.


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Recent news

In a recent article, the New York Times quoted Edward Lehman regarding the firm's observations regarding trends in outbound visa and immigration applications.

“Online searches for “emigration” increased by 440 percent last month, according to one tracker. Some internet users have even coined a trending term for the mindset: “run philosophy.” Immigration consultants say inquiries about leaving China have surged since the Shanghai lockdown.

“A doubling, for sure,” said Edward Lehman, a lawyer based in Shanghai who offers immigration services.”

Click here to see the full article at the New York Times.