Adv. Hagai Halevy
Adv. Dikla Sirkis
Adv. Elad Peleg
Adv. Tomer Shikarchy
Adv. Avraham Avrahamof
The Firm handles litigation at all legal instances, is one of the most prominent in Israel, and specializes in civil-commercial, white collar, banking, securities, insurance, class actions, public law, labor law, and defamation. The Firm represents leading entities in the economy in substantial and complex cases, as well as in mediation, arbitration, representation before disciplinary courts.
Professional and Personal Service
The Firm’s cases, some of which are covered by the media, are managed by a team of lawyers headed by Adv. Boaz Ben Zur, who stresses personal attention while building legal strategies.
The Firm’s Clients
Since its formation, the Firm has maintained its distinctiveness and uniqueness as a litigation boutique law firm, representing a comprehensive and high-quality circle of clients. Firm clients come from the top echelons of Israel’s business and economy – public companies, large insurance companies, pension funds, workers’ organizations, energy, fuel, real estate, infrastructures and tourism companies, private businesspeople, capital market investors, large insurance agencies, many lawyers and public accountants, public figures, government ministers and Knesset members, and well-known media personalities.
Areas of Specialization and Expertise
Complex Commercial Litigation – The Firm handles complex cases and arbitration proceedings in a variety of fields – business and commercial disputes, corporate control struggles, shareholder disputes, investor claims in the capital market, representation of defendants in class actions, representation in derivative claims, banking and insurance cases, complex real-estate cases, dissolutions of attorney and accountant partnerships.
White Collar – Representation of senior suspects and defendants, public figures and executives in public service in white-collar cases, from counseling during investigations and hearings to conducting the defense and obtaining precedents, including high-profile cases, with broad media coverage. The Firm also has extensive experience in appearing before national committees of inquiry and representing clients in classified cases.
Insurance Litigation – Adv. Ben Zur has unique expertise and knowledge of the insurance sector and was an active participant in planning the regulatory pension arrangements. Most of the large Israeli insurance companies are represented by the Firm in many complex commercial disputes, large scale arbitrations, and class actions.
Litigation and Public Law – This field includes representation in a variety of proceedings in the field of public law before the High Court of Justice, administrative petitions and public struggles. Another unique public domain in which the Firm specializes is electoral law and accompanying senior politicians in election campaigns.
Labor Law Litigation – Representation of leading workers’ organizations and unions before various instances, including collective disputes in the pension and social conditions field. The Firm also represents employees and employers in hearings and claims regarding labor relations in labor courts, and disciplinary proceedings of state employees before the Civil Service Commissioner.
Libel Law – Representing public figures and senior media personalities in unique libel suits.
Adv. Boaz Ben Zur – Head of the Firm, with over 30 years of experience in the field, is one of the most respected litigators in Israel and is consistently ranked in the top professional rankings. He holds a B.A. (cum laude) and an LL.M. from the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. In 1987 began to practice at S. Horowitz, and in 1990 joined up with Dr. Weinroth & Co., where he was a partner for 15 years. In 2005, Adv. Ben Zur set out on his own. Adv. Ben Tzur has lectured at the Academic College in Kiryat Ono and the Israel Bar. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator in commercial arbitration cases. Adv. Ben Tzur led the Bar Association’s staff on civil justice reform and took an active part in formulating the reform with the Justice Minister and judicial officials.
Adv. Hagai Halevy – Graduated from Bar Ilan University’s Faculty of Law and interned at the Supreme Court under Justice Theodor Or (Retired),was an associate at S. Horowitz & Co., and a partner at Zeev Scharf before joining as a partner with Adv. Boaz Ben Zur in 2005. Specializes in complex, large scale, commercial litigation issues.
Adv. Dikla Sirkis – Graduated from The Hebrew University Law Faculty with an LL.B. and from the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty with an LL.M. Interned with the criminal department of the State Attorney’s Office. Practiced as an associate at Dr. Weinroth & Co. and later at Spigelman, Koren, Barak, Zamir & Co. Joined the Firm in 2011. Specializes in complex civil-commercial litigation cases and white-collar crimes.
Adv. Elad Peleg – Graduated from The Hebrew University Law Faculty. Interned at Meitar Liquornik & Leshem Brandwein & Co., and later was an associate at Gilat Knoller Graus & Co. Joined the Ben Zur law firm in 2008. Specializes in commercial litigation, with an emphasis on the representation of defendants in class action cases, mainly involving the major insurance companies.
Adv. Tomer Shikarchy – Graduated from Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty. Interned at Doron-Chet, before joining up with Dr. J. Segev. Joined the Firm in 2012 and specializes in complex commercial litigation and arbitrations.
Adv. Avraham Avrahamof – Graduated from the Faculty of Law at the College of Management. Began with the Firm in 2010. Specializes in commercial litigation and handles a variety of complex cases.
Adv. Ori Schneller – Graduate of the Law Faculty and holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, with a specialization in Finance both from the College of Management. Began his legal carrier with the Firm as an intern and from 2013, practices law with the Firm. Specializes in commercial-civil litigation.
Adv. Carmel Ben Tzur – holds an LL.B and LL.M (Commercial Law) from Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Law. Interned at the Supreme Court of Justice under Justice Uzi Fogelman and later served as legal assistant between 2012 – 2017. Joined the Firm in 2017. Specializes in civil-commercial litigation, administrative law, and white-collar cases.
Adv. Guy Raveh – LL.B. (Specialization in Government) from Herzliya’s Interdisciplinary Center. Interned at the Supreme Court of Justice under Justice Salim Joubran (Retired). Joined the Firm in 2014. Specializes in administrative and commercial litigation.
Adv. Osnat Goldschmidt-Schreier – LL.B., LL.M., and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration all from Herzliya’s Interdisciplinary Center. Began her practice as an intern with the Firm and as a lawyer from 2015. Specializes in civil-commercial litigation, complex real estate cases, and extradition laws.
Adv. Inbal Borosh – holds an LL.B. and LL.M (Technology) as well as a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Haifa. Interned with S. Horowitz & Co., and the practiced law at Fisher, Bachar, Wale, Orion & Co., as well as at Nir Cohen & Co. Joined the Firm in 2018. Specializes in diverse commercial-civil litigation in a variety of fields as well as in class action and derivative claims.
Adv. Idan Sagar – LL.B. from Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Law. Interned at the Supreme Court under Justice Dafna Barak-Erez and the State Attorney’s Office and joined the Firm in 2020. Specializes in administrative and constitutional law, civil litigation, and white-collar cases.
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