Adv. Hagai Halevy
Adv. Dikla Sirkis
Adv. Elad Peleg
Adv. Tomer Shikarchy
Adv. Avraham Avrahamof
The Firm handles litigation in all legal instances, is one of the most prominent in Israel in this field, 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 military commissions and 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, particularly, compared to the Firm’s size. Among the Firm’s clients are clients 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 suspected senior 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 in 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 the labor court, 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 approx. 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 a 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. Hagai Halevy – Graduated from Bar Ilan University’s Faculty of Law, and interned at the Supreme Court under
the Honorable Justice (retired) Theodor Or, worked as an associate at S. Horowitz & Co., and was 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. degree and from the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty with an LL.M. degree. Interned with the criminal department of the State Attorney’s Office. Was 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 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 College of Management Academic Studies. Began with the Firm in 2010. Specializes in commercial litigation and handles a variety of complex cases.
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