M. Firon & Co. under the leadership of Advocate Zvi Firon, is among Israel's elite law firms and ranked by both Israeli and international rating companies – including BdiCode, D&B, Legal 500, and Chambers and Partners – as one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in Israel.
Haim Sarov, Eldad Firon, Zvi Firon, Raphael Melman, Itzhak Narkiss, Renato Jarach, Joseph Halevy, Ron Bar-Nir
Rivi Firon-Irani, Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky, Efrat Rand, Jacob Sarov, Gili Riesel, Shay Huberman, David Hamou
Hedva Hess-Kibash, Gail Etzion, Jacob Enoch, Danny Kabir, Michael Oiknine, Yanir Harel, Ronen Maor
Hedva Cohen-Haramaty, Niv Sever, Sharon Adler, Dora Mer, Moshe Brenner, Liora Lotenberg,
Dana Jarach-Zaharovich, Yael Natan, Oded Ofek, Dana Biran , Ohad Jarach , Udi Efron, Gili Naor Alias,
Baruch Shugol, Ronen Ketzef, Noemi Schmayer
Line of Business
Law firm & Notaries
M. Firon & Co.'s impressive list of clients includes well–known entities that are leaders in their fields. These include the largest hotel chain in Israel, the largest construction corporations in Israel, the largest health-maintenance organization in Israel, private hospitals, the largest private company in the Israeli defense industry, multinational companies in the renewable energy field, the largest insurance companies in Israel, the Insurance Association, the Israel Trust Fund Association, investment companies operating in Israel, the largest communications companies in Israel, industrial and hi-tech companies, start-ups, retail and wholesale companies in various market segments, companies in the satellite communications field, local authorities, and public and government companies. With the objective of promoting public service and encouraging its attorneys to make a contribution to the community, M. Firon & Co. provides pro bono assistance to clients of limited means who require legal representation, as well as being a member of Judge Haim Cohen's Human Rights Center. M. Firon & Co. is the only Israeli firm represented in Interlaw – an international organization of leading law firms from around the world.
Main Areas of Practise
Mergers and Acquisitions: M. Firon & Co. represents Israeli and international clients in the planning and implementation of complex mergers, acquisitions and changes in corporate structure, including the handling of organizational restructuring and tax settlements arising from these transactions, as well as securing the approval for such transactions from the various authorities (the Securities and Exchange Authority, the Antitrust Authority and other relevant bodies).
Commercial Litigation and Public and Administrative Law: M. Firon & Co. represents commercial and private clients in Israel and overseas, before various legal instances – in arbitrations, mediation proceedings, in a variety of civil-commercial legal fields and in complex business disputes. The firm has conducted many of the most significant and fundamental appeals brought for judgment before the Administrative Courts of Law in Israel and the Israeli Supreme Court, and has substantial experience in providing representation in class actions, as well as a successful track record in the enforcement of intellectual property rights and copyrights.
Real Estate and Construction: M. Firon & Co. has handled some of the largest and most complex real estate projects in the Israeli construction industry for leading residential and commercial real estate companies in Israel and overseas and for private entities promoting real estate projects. The firm is rated by PLC as being among the three best-known leading law firms operating in this field in Israel. For many years, the firm has been involved in projects dealing with the construction of hospitals, hotels, industrial plants, roads, bridges, ports, tunnels, gas pipelines (marine and terrestrial), purification plants, residential developments and offices and commercial centers across the country and worldwide.
International Activity: M. Firon & Co. provides close support and a comprehensive range of legal counsel to both Israeli and foreign companies, in investing, funds and hi–tech. M. Firon & Co. is a partner in the firm Firon Bar Nir Europe, with offices operating in Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria.
Capital Markets: M. Firon & Co. provides close support, counsel and legal representation on the legal aspects of different matters associated with capital markets, to public companies, corporations, concerns, trust funds, pension funds, companies listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, and other organizations in the financial sector.
Energy and Natural Resources: M. Firon & Co. represents large corporations – local and foreign – in activities and tenders in the energy sector. The firm represents Israel's main supplier of natural gas in its multi–billion dollar sales ventures in Israel.
Infrastructure: M. Firon & Co. represents various clients in a wide range of construction and enterprize projects in the field of infrastructure. The firm has a high reputation for providing close support to large corporations and conglomerates, as well as to major contractor groups, in BOT, PFI and PPP tenders, and in large projects in which the public and private sectors join forces and share the risks between them.
Insurance: M. Firon & Co. provides a wide range of legal services in the insurance sector to insurance companies and to the main insurance organizations in Israel. In addition, the firm represents its clients before the Insurance Commissioner and governmental institutions in cases of fundamental importance to the insurance industry, and also represents the insurance sector before the Knesset in matters relating to legislative proceedings.
Commercial Law: M. Firon & Co. aspires to provide its clients with a global response to all their commercial legal requirements. The firm matches up a professional team with experience that is relevant to each client's area of business to provide close support for their day-to-day business activity and specialist back-up support from the office (for example for taxation, intellectual property, trade restraints, etc.).
Competition Law: M. Firon & Co. provides advice to its clients on all matters relating to the laws of competition in Israel. The firm specializes in representing its clients in obtaining the required approvals from the Antitrust Authority, for complex merger and acquisition transactions and for different commercial joint enterprises.
Bankruptcy & Insolvency: M. Firon & Co.'s Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Department possesses broad experience in handling stays of proceedings, recovery of companies encountering financial difficulties, and realization of assets pledged in favour of banks. The department team has unique expertise and experience in representing institutions in arrangements for realizing debentures.
Private Law: M. Firon & Co. specializes in providing general legal advice and comprehensive legal solutions to family businesses and to individuals, including advice in the field of taxation, inheritance laws, wills, domestic settlements and more.
Addresses of Foreign Branches
Firon Bar-Nir & Co. (Europe) Ltd. Union Building, 11 Campineanu Str., Bucharest 010031, Romania • Tel: 40-21-3123388 • Fax: 40-21-3124686 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Firon Bar-Nir & Co. (Europe) Ltd. 6 Nikolay V. Gogol Str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria • Tel: 359 -2 -4019160 • Fax: 359 -2 -4019170 • E-mail: email@example.com
Firon Bar-Nir & Co. (Europe) Ltd. Bul. Despota Stefana 1/a Belgrade 11000, Serbia • Tel: 381-11-3340382 • Fax: 381-11-3243879 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDRESS 16 Abba Hillel Silver St., Ramat Gan 52506 TEL 972-3-7540000 FAX 972-3-7540011 E-MAIL email@example.com WEBSITE www.firon.co.il
ADDRESS BE'ER SHEVA 2 Hatikva St., Lev Hacity (Entrance B), Be'er Sheva 84893 TEL 972-8-6235555 FAX 972-8-6235556 E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org