Dr. Lipa Meir
Zuriel (Zuri) Lavie
Erez Dar Lulu
Shabtai (Shabi) Michaeli
Dr. Ziv Preis
Dr. Lipa Meir, the Founding Partner, Adv. Zuriel Lavie and Adv. Alon Pomeranc, the Managing Partner, are the firm’s senior partners. The firm’s practice is divided into departments, each of which focuses on specific fields of expertise and covers the entire spectrum of activities within its area: a Corporate & Commercial Department is headed by Adv. Uzi Mor; the Litigation Department is headed by Adv. Alon Pomeranc; the Real Estate & Financing Department is headed by Adv. Yariv Shalom; and the Labor and Employment Department Is headed by Adv. Shabtai Michaeli. The firm also prides itself with its sub-specializations, including cross border transactions, Antitrust & Competition, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Banking & Finance, Capital Markets & Securities, Class Actions & Derivative Actions, Cooperative Societies & Agriculture, Defense Industries, Homeland Security & Cyber, Environmental Protection, Cleantech & Clean Energy, Health & Science Law, Hi-tech & Technology, Insolvency & Restructuring, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Projects Finance, Infrastructure & Energy, Regulation & Administrative Litigation, Telecommunication & IT Technologies, Tenders (including technology and IT projects, PFI, BOT projects, etc.).
Areas of Specialization
Corporate: The firm has vast experience in the domestic and international markets in commercial and corporate law, in the context of which it provides legal advice to the country’s leading businesses. The diversification of our lawyers enables us to provide our clients with a full package of advice in all transactional aspects, in a wide variety of transactions, including M&A, ranging from corporate finance and corporate governance through anti-trust and culminating in regulatory and labor law issues.
Litigation: The firm handles civil, commercial and administrative litigation in a wide spectrum of areas, in all tiers. In addition, the firm represents parties in arbitration and mediation proceedings and acts as a court-appointed arbitrator and mediator in a variety of disputes.
Health & Life Sciences: The firm has a particular specialization in health law, which includes a variety of legal and regulatory matters raised by health care providers and insureds, including public health, health-care administration, supplementary health insurance, medical equipment and devices, utilization of big-data, health legislation and regulation etc.
Real Estate: The firm has vast knowledge and experience in all areas of real estate, including transactions for purchase, sale and leasing of real estate, construction projects, planning and licensing procedures, planning and construction offences, project financing and ownership disputes.
Banking & Financing: The firm advises banks and institutional bodies in relation to credit, securities and financing (project financing and otherwise). The firm is renowned for its experience and expertise in complex syndicated transactions. In addition, the firm boasts a specific expertise in true sale opinions in factoring arrangements and the sale or acquisition of debt.
Labor and Employment Law: The firm renders advice in various aspects of labor law: drawing up collective bargaining agreements; representing employees and employers in all tiers of labor courts; pension law; active participation in current legislation on the aforementioned subjects etc.
Technology: The firm has various clients in a range of areas in the new economy and supports hi-tech companies in various technological sectors in all stages of development, ranging from establishment and raising capital from investors and VC funds, through routine commercial activities in Israel and abroad, to various exit stages.
Bankruptcy & Insolvency: The firm is renowned and is a national leader in receivership, liquidations, stays of proceedings, debt restructuring and refinancing of companies in financial difficulties, its specialization not stopping at rendition of legal advice and engaging in related litigation but also focusing on all business aspects of such complex proceedings.
Infrastructure Projects & Tenders: The firm engages in the issuance of public tenders (including PFI, BOT and other projects) and provides legal support in this area to governmental, municipal and public tender committees, in all phases of the tender process.
Insurance: The firm routinely advises the major players in the insurance market. In addition, the firm boasts an expertise in the specific niches of health-related insurance programs and product liability/product guarantee coverage.
Environmental Protection, Clean-Tech & Renewable Energy: Advice is provided in a myriad of areas of environmental law, including environmental risk management, environmental legislation and regulatory regime, administrative and other litigation proceedings as well as investments and other transactions in the alternative energy and in the industrial sectors.
Intellectual Property: The firm provides legal services in a variety of IP fields, including litigation, registration proceedings, comprehensive advice and ongoing support in commercial transactions in all matters related to IP, such as passing-off protection, trade secrets, and unjust enrichment.
Antitrust: The firm provides expert advice and legal counsel in all fields of Israeli antitrust enforcement. In addition, the firm advises leading Israeli corporations in the implementation of internal compliance programs.
The firm is the Israeli member of the international association of law firms, Ally Law.
The firm has also earned the recognition of leading domestic and international legal ranking guides, such as: IFLR 1000, Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, BDI and Dun’s 100.
Dr. Lipa Meir
Zuriel (Zuri) Lavie
Erez Dar Lulu
Shabtai (Shabi) Michaeli
Dr. Yehuda Ben Meir
Dr. Irit Mevorach
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