Edward Lehman is the managing attorney of LehmanLaw Mongolia LLP. Edward is licensed in the State of Illinois in the United States and is also a Foreign Registered Attorney in Mongolia and a registered Senior Legal Counsel in the PRC. Edward is based in the firm’s Beijing office and has over 29 years of experience advising on cross-border transactions throughout Asia. Edward is fluent in both written and spoken Mandarin.
LehmanLaw Mongolia, a leading law firm with a full time presence in Mongolia, employs qualified Mongolian attorneys and experienced foreign lawyers, each acquainted with Mongolian laws and experienced with the country’s legal system, business climate and political affairs. The firm’s Mongolian attorneys are graduates from Mongolia’s leading law school; many have training or work experience overseas and are fluent in English and in Russian.
LehmanLaw Mongolia represents many of the world’s most successful multinational corporations and minerals industry giants, as well as small to medium-enterprises, international financial institutions, non-government organizations, religious organizations, start-ups, and foreign diplomatic missions in all aspects of their Mongolia enterprise; from establishment, through structuring and governance to operations and transaction closure. We are often involved in sophisticated corporate and financial transactions, in addition to complex dispute resolution proceedings.
The firm, founded in 1995, is the first private law firm established in Mongolia (formerly known as Lehman, Lee & Xu Mongolia), and is the first to employ foreign legal professionals. The firm is also proud to be the first law firm in Mongolia to employ Intellectual Property lawyers. LehmanLaw Mongolia is associated with Lehman, Lee & Xu, a Chinese Law firm based in Beijing. The firm was founded by Mr. Edward Lehman, a legal professional in China and Mongolia for nearly 30 years.
Mongolia, like many developing countries is a fast changing country facing many challenges. The laws and legal system are rapidly changing, as population grows and urbanization trends increase. LehmanLaw has experienced these changes from a unique perspective on the ground in Mongolia. We are uniquely placed to meet the legal needs of foreign companies seeking to invest or do business in this changing country. We know Mongolia.