Handel Lee

Board of Directors

Handel Lee is an attorney with a global law firm and a renowned developer of international cultural and museum projects.

Mr. Lee’s practice is energy, renewables, power, oil & gas, data networks, as well as project finance. He is acknowledged in: 2016 Legal 500 “Highly Recommended Lawyers” Projects and Energy (Asia Pacific rankings); Who’s Who Legal 2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 as a “Leading M&A Lawyer” in China; Asian Legal Business 2008, 2007 and 2006 as “China’s Top 30 Lawyers”; and Euromoney’s 2003, 2001 and 1999 Expert’s Guide to the World’s Leading Energy Lawyers.

In the area of art and cultural development Mr. Lee’s projects include: Founder/Director, KWM Art Center, Beijing, 2016; Senior Advisor, Hangzhou Urban Constellation Project (historical restoration, museum cluster, multi-use project) 2010-2013; Co-Founder/Partner, Beijing Center for the Arts, 2008; Co-Founder/Partner, Shanghai Gallery of Art, 2004; and Developer/Partner, Legation Quarter/Qianmen23, Beijing, 2008 and Three on the Bund, Shanghai, 2004.

Mr. Lee currently serves on the advisory board, Fralin Museum of Art (University of Virginia), and member, Board of Visitors, Georgetown Law. He was awarded Georgetown Law’s Paul R. Dean Award in 2008, the Order of the Star of Italy (Commander)/Commendatore dell’Ordine della Stella della solidarietà Italiana in 2007, and the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award, MontBlanc Foundation in 2006.