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Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.

Insurance, Reinsurance, Insurance Regulation Aviation and tourism Representation of international companies including Pharmaceutical companies

Profile

Address Gibor Sport Building, 7 Menachem Begin Rd. Ramat Gan 5268102
Phone 972-3-6122233
Fax 972-3-6123322
Email [email protected]
Company Website www.goslaw.co.il
   

Managers

Uri Mor Yosef, Partner, Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.

Uri Mor Yosef

Partner

Karen Thompson-Shema, Partner, Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.

Karen Thompson-Shema

Partner

Eran Spielman, Partner, Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.

Eran Spielman

Partner

Laurie Shachar, Partner, Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.

Laurie Shachar

Partner

About Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.


Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co. (GOS) is a leading international boutique law firm specializing mainly in exclusive commercial insurance areas, aviation and tourism and legal advice to international companies from the life science and pharmaceutical companies. In recent years the firm has gained substantial reputation and is ranked by the UK ranking firm Legal 500 as a leading Israeli firm in the insurance sector.

 

Jonathan Gross (dec.)

Founder & Partner

of blessed memory 1963-2010

Most of the firm’s clients are foreign companies, including some of the largest insurance companies and reinsurance in the world that are involved in providing large-scale, unique and high-risk insurance policies in Israel. The firm also represents Israeli Insurance companies as well as foreign clients interested in developing business in Israel, including Pharmaceutical and Hi-Tech companies. The firm also specializes in aviation and tourism and represents major clients in this area of expertise, providing legal services in aviation law, regulatory matters, drafting and negotiating contracts and aviation litigation.

Exclusiveness

The firm’s staff is comprised of lawyers with extensive experience and deep know-how of the insurance, aviation, and commercial sector. The firm has connections with law firms worldwide. The comprehensive and in-depth handlings of cases for the firm’s clients, while always considering the macro-implications for the client, are the guiding principles, which have made the firm a leader in its field. GOS has a dynamic, pro-active, creative approach, which supports the clients and achieves the best results for them. The firm has gained its reputation in the insurance market in Israel and worldwide as a professional firm, with an uncompromising approach to the cases handled by it, as well as to the proficiency of its staff. Another attribute noted by many in the insurance sector is that while the firm is involved in outstanding and high profile cases, it adopts a low profile approach in the belief that this serves the clients’ best interests.

Main Areas of Practice

A. Insurance & Reinsurance

D&O Liability Insurance – The firm specializes in handling claims against directors and officers in public and private companies while examining insurance coverage, supervising and monitoring the claim on behalf of the insurer or reinsurer. Over the years, the firm’s partners have been involved in managing numerous claims submitted against officeholders including many class actions and derivative claims.

Financial Institutions Insurance – The firm is the leader in representing insurers of prominent financial institutions in Israel, including banks, investment houses, pension funds, provident funds, and insurance companies.

Cyber Insurance – The firm specializes in handling Cyber events on behalf of insurers, which include all services required in facing Cyber-attacks and Cyber events. The firm represents international and local insurers in managing cyber events and providing all relevant service in this respect to its clients.

Professional Liability and Product Liability Insurances – The firm’s wide know-how and experience in this field, including medical malpractice insurance, professional liability insurance for professionals such as lawyers, accountants, architects, insurance agents, and engineers, as well various product liability matters.

Diamonds and Jewelers Block Insurance – The firm is among the few Israeli law firms providing services to this unique sector which is characterized by complex insurance policies including diamond and jewelry insurance, on tours and shipping’s insurance, exhibition insurance and other insurance solutions tailored for this field.

Aviation Insurance – The firm’s expertise extends to handling insurance claims resulting from property damage and bodily injury following which airlines were sued as well as claims due to aviation accidents occurring in Israel.

The firm specializes in conducting due diligence surveys of insurance companies, risk surveys, and provision of legal advice on regulatory insurance matters. The firm has expertise in drafting unique policies and adapting them to Israeli law.

B. Aviation & Tourism

The firm provides ongoing legal advice to companies from the aviation & tourism sector in addition to its services in aviation insurance. The services include, inter alia, legal consultancy for commercial aviation matters, aviation law and regulations, contract drafting and negotiating, aircraft purchase and lease agreements and all relevant legal matters. The firm specializes in aviation litigation and represents airlines in Courts in Israel, including in class actions and proceedings in various instances.

C. Legal Consultancy & Commercial matters

The firm provides ongoing legal advice on commercial and contract law to commercial companies from the life science and pharmaceutical companies and Hi-tech industries. The firm also provides legal services for commercial law and corporate law as well as various real estate transactions.

D. Litigation

The firm is specializing in litigation, both insurance-related (representation of insurers and reinsurers) and in other commercial, aviation and tort matters.

Pro Bono

GOS is proud of its outstanding, ongoing involvement in pro bono activities, including the provision of legal representation to non-profit funds and the needy such as Tabeka, Kfar Idud, Kav Hazinuk, Outbox, etc., as well as various activities relating to civil rights.

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