Barnea & Co. combines in-depth knowledge in all areas of commercial law together with practical experience in a diverse range of business fields, including infrastructure, technology, biotechnology, public and private investment, energy, water and Kibbutzim (an Israeli communal form of settlement).
Line of Business
The office has a unique reputation and extensive experience in providing legal support on cross boarder transactions, representing foreign entities working in Israel as well as Israeli companies operating overseas. Clients include leading Israeli and international corporations engaged in varied activities. Barnea & Co.'s team consists of 30 lawyers divided among the firm's main practice areas. International rating guides such as Which Lawyer, Chambers, Global Counsel 3000 and European Legal 500 recognize Barnea & Co., as one of the leading Israeli law firms.
Commercial Law – The firm provides legal advice and support to companies on an ongoing day to day basis, including planning and formulating the structure of transactions, providing commercial consultations, negotiating and drafting contracts, financing agreements, distribution agreements, sales agreements, franchise agreements, license agreements, consulting and employment agreements, asset sale agreements etc.
Companies and Securities – Barnea & Co has considerable expertise and skill in the drafting of shareholder agreements, the execution of private placements and public offerings, advising on mergers and acquisitions, share splits, capital reorganizations (restructuring), the sale of companies and their activities, joint ventures, private equity transactions and other investment activities, both in Israel and abroad, and specializes in advising Israeli companies listed on the stock exchanges of the United Kingdom and the United States.
Infrastructure and Project Finance – The office is one of the leading and most experienced law firms in infrastructure and project financing in Israel, with broad experience in all aspects of infrastructure projects. This includes the preparation of tenders, the submission of tender bids and the negotiation of consortium agreements, EPC agreements, financing agreements, concession agreements etc. Barnea & Co has been actively involved in the most prominent and complex infrastructure projects in Israel in recent years and its activity extends across all major areas of infrastructure, including transportation, electricity, water and solar energy.
Litigation – The litigation team represents clients in proceedings in all Israeli courts and judicial tribunals, in matters relating to all branches of civil commercial and administrative law. The firm handles commercial claims relating to various infrastructure projects, antitrust disputes, disputes between shareholders, control disputes in companies, real estate claims, petitions to the Israeli Supreme Court of Justice, administrative petitions and banking lawsuits.
Real Estate – The firm acts for entrepreneurs and institutional entities engaged in all types of real estate projects, including the sale of commercial assets, hotels and land. In addition, the office provides ongoing legal support to contractors and shopping centers.
Gaming – The Online gaming and gambling practice at Barnea & Co. provides comprehensive legal assistance to its clients in this industry; this includes, inter alia, regulatory, licensing, commercial, corporate and tax advice, stemming from the in-depth and thorough understanding of the clients' unique requirements on the one hand, and the variety of legal issues which impact this industry on the other hand.
E-Commerce – Barnea & Co. provides its internet and e-commerce clients with a comprehensive service, starting at the initial start-up stage; such legal service includes all corporate, tax, commercial, regulatory and licensing requirements, as well as all of the ongoing commercial legal assistance required. Such legal service takes into account the inherent cross-border nature of this industry, and provides the appropriate legal tools to advance the goals of the clients.
Kibbutz Sector – Barnea & Co. provides a full range of legal support to commercial enterprises owned by Kibbutzim with particular emphasis on integrating the commercial enterprise within the unique fabric of the Kibbutz.
Employment and Labor – The firm's employment and labor practice provides the entire spectrum of services required for corporate clients in the area of employment law, including the negotiating and drafting of employment agreements, collective bargaining agreements and employee benefit plans.
ADDRESS Life Plaza, 6 Hachoshlim St., Herzeliya Pituach 46724, Israel TEL 972-9-9600700 FAX 972-9-9516002 E-MAIL email@example.com