Dr Eyal Geva
Insolvency and Banking Department
For many consecutive years, Matry Meiri & Co. has received the highest rankings by professional rating companies. Headed by attorney Ronen Matry, one of Israel’s most appreciated attorneys in the field of insolvency and banking, the firm’s Insolvency Department is involved in a substantial part of the major proceedings conducted in this field in Israel.
The firm’s Insolvency and Banking Department comprises a highly professional, skilled and experienced team that provides representation in insolvency proceedings to financial, real estate and construction companies as well as entities engaged in infrastructure, telecom, retail, industrial and high-tech industries. The firm’s Insolvency and Banking Department represents Israel’s leading banks and prominent corporations in large-scale insolvency proceedings involving significant public exposure. The firm has special expertise in complex creditors’ arrangements incidental to stay of proceedings and massive insolvency proceedings addressing international aspects. The firm further represents banks in debt restructuring arrangements and provides consultation to banks in connection with the provision of complex credit.
Real Estate Department
Headed by attorneys Ronen Matry and Kitty Brunner, the firm’s Real Estate Department has acquired extensive experience in advising on complex real estate transactions while representing a broad range of clients, including entrepreneurs, sellers and buyers. Within this framework, the firm represents institutional investors and leading real estate companies in acquisition and sale transactions of income-producing assets, entrepreneurial companies in residential, commercial and employment projects, exclusive acquisition groups and parties to National Outline Plan 38 projects in Tel Aviv and its vicinity, and land owners in diverse transactions. The Department additionally assists entrepreneurs in real estate transactions in Eastern Europe and enjoys special expertise in establishing real estate investment trusts. The firm is ranked by various professional ratings as a leading and prominent real estate law firm.
The Department, headed by attorney Moran Meiri, provides ongoing legal services to Israeli and international public, private, government and municipal corporations, and renders legal advice to boards of directors as well as corporate services, representation with authorities, etc. The Department represents clients in M&A transactions, conducts due diligence investigations, engages in drafting agreements, provides legal services to international companies operating in Israel and overseas and has special expertise in sports law. The Department’s practical experience combines high level of professional and legal expertise with a thorough understanding of the business environment of clients.
The firm’s clientele includes companies across all sectors, including airlines, insurance, biomed and medical, energy, consulting firms, security, entertainment and recreation, fashion and apparel, media and advertising, press, sports teams and associations and more.
The Department represents Israeli and overseas clients in the high-tech industry, including founders, corporations and investors (with special expertise in venture capital funds). The Department provides on-going legal counsel in a variety of high-tech fields, including software, internet, semiconductors biotech, life science and clean-tech. Attorneys Oren Knobel and Keren Wacht who co-head the Department, are considered leading counsels in the field and have extensive experience in representing both parties to acquisition transactions and companies in private and public offerings. The Department’s attorneys are highly proficient in drafting and leading negotiations on complex commercial agreements, including license, distribution and clinical trial agreements, as well as agreements for the development of medicines and medical devices. The firm is ranked as a prominent leading high-tech law firm.
Capital Market, Corporate and Securities Department
The Department, headed by Attorney Limor Shofman, specializes in providing ongoing counsel and assistance in private placements and capital raisings on Israeli and overseas Stock Exchanges. The Department provides counsel on securities and corporate law, provides ongoing advice to boards of directors and board committees, advises on controlling shareholder transactions and tender offers, drafts officer compensation plans and administrative enforcement programs and provides representation vis-a-vis the regulators. The Department specializes in complex mergers, splits and reorganizations as well as investment, sale and commercial agreements.
The Department, headed by Attorney Raz Ben Dor, handles all types of litigation, and represents Israeli and international clients in courts and arbitrations. The Department is engaged in commercial and securities litigation, corporate power struggles and represents companies, directors, officers and controlling shareholders in class and derivative actions. The Department has vast experience in labor law and Prohibbition of Defamation Law. Among its clients are leading corporations controlling shareholders and officers of public companies.
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