Established in 1973
The Firm has unique expertise and international reputation in the Hotel Industry in Israel and abroad, and it represents international hotel chains, hotel owners in their dealings with international and Israeli management chains, management, franchise and lease transactions, on-going support for hoteliers in establishing the hotel and its ongoing management, representation in transactions for the sale of hotels as a going concern and hotels’ receiverships.
Real Estate – Planning and Construction
The Firm has profound reputation and extensive experience in handling the various aspects of Real Estate and Planning and Construction transactions, and is rated as one of the leading boutique law firms in this field. The Firm’s clients in this field includes developers, contractors, property owners, purchasing groups, groups of residents and private customers – in a wide range of transactions of various types including the purchase and sale of real estate, real estate partnerships, combination transactions, complete legal handling for residential projects and income-generating projects (office and industrial), urban renewal – complete legal handling for both entrepreneurs and apartment owners in TAMA 38 (NOP 38) projects and Clearance and Construction projetcs, extensive legal counsel and guidance for Planning and Construction including outline plans, rezoning, utilization and transfer of building rights, engagements with contractors, complete handling of the financial aspect of projects including project financing agreements with banks, re-financing of income-generating properties, guidance and representation in cases of land expropriations, liquidation of real estate partnerships, objections and appeals against planning plans and construction permits. In addition, the Firm specializes in all aspects of real estate tax and betterment levies, including representation before the relevant committees and councils, various administrative and municipal authorities and the courts of law in reduction, objection and appeal procedures.
Companies – Commercial – International
The Firm provides on-going legal counsel to a range of public and private companies, both local and foreign/multi-national, operating in various business activities. The counsel includes among others founding, mergers and acquisitions of companies, partnerships and ventures in Israel and abroad. The Firm provides guidance for and prepares and handles a wide range of transactions and agreements, including shareholders agreements, investments, mergers, joint ventures, shareholders separation, agency, license and franchise, sale and purchase, employment agreements, escrow, securities (pledges and liens), etc’. The Firm has extensive experience supporting corporations in complex banking financing agreements with both local and foreign banks.
Representation of Foreign Companies in Israel
The Firm has knowledge and experience in the formation of Israeli branches and subsidiaries for foreign entities, and supports such local entities on a day to day basis.
The Capital Market
The Firm has significant experience in public offerings and the raising of capital and debt in the capital markets, as well as providing ongoing legal counsel and representing listed companies in front of the regulators – the Israeli Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
Capital Market and Credit Market Trusts
The Firm has rich and unique experience in capital market and credit market Indenture Trustees, in financing of leasing companies, complex structures of funding and securitization backed by assets and cash flows, in Israel and worldwide. Under this activity the Firm has acquired extensive practical knowledge in creating various types of liens and other securities in Israel and various countries around the world.
Personal Wealth Trusts, Wills and Estates
The Firm specializes in the preparation of wills and complex Personal Wealth trust structures for private clients and families in Israel and abroad and has extensive practical knowledge in the execution of wills and estate management.
Practice areas: Real Estate, Planning and Construction, Urban Renewal (TAMA 38), Clearance and Construction, Land Expropriations, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Taxation, Commercial Law, Wills and Estates.
Practice areas: Hotels Industry, Capital Market Trusts, Credit Market Trusts, Personal Wealth Trusts, Credit Insurance, Complex Structures of Funding and Securitization, Commercial Transactions and International Ventures, Corporate Law, Securities Law, Debt Settlements, Receiverships and Liquidations, Planning and Construction, Real Estate, Wills and Estates.
Practice areas: Credit Insurance, Insurance Regulation, Hotels Industry, Commercial Transactions and International Ventures, Finance and Factoring, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Debt Settlements, Securities Law, Wills and Estates.
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