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Litigation – The firm’s litigation department has longstanding experience in representing clients in civil and administrative proceedings (including class actions) and supports and assists clients with alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, particularly in mediation and arbitration.
Administrative Law – The firm’s administrative law department handles a wide range of administrative proceedings and tenders (public and others), including municipality tax, charges, fees, and bylaws and provides representation in administrative appeals before the various courts (including the Supreme Court of Israel).
Commercial Law – The firm’s commercial law department provides ongoing legal services to corporations in the import and consumption industry, energy, tourism, education sectors and more. The firm provides companies, entrepreneurs and partnerships commercial legal services and handles complex transactions, including M&As, investments in corporations in Israel and abroad, distribution and franchising agreements, commercial regulation, finance, banking, and energy.
Local Government – The firm’s local authorities’ department has been operating for over four decades, supporting some of Israel’s largest local authorities, companies, Moshavim and Kibbutzim, regional councils and local government organizations, providing legal guidance and representation, including in the various Knesset committees and before various regulators. The department also operates before the State Comptroller and other local authorities.
Real Estate – The firm’s real estate department assists large and small entities, local authorities, well-known companies, developers, and private clients, in a wide range of real estate transactions, including with respect to income generating assets, sales, urban renewal and combination transactions as well as ongoing representation before the planning authorities and the Israel Lands Authority.
Planning & Construction – The firm’s planning and construction department provides diverse legal services to a broad spectrum of clients (committees, local government entities, and private clients), including representation in administrative and civil proceedings and legal representation and support to authorities and developers. Furthermore, the firm has extensive involvement in Knesset hearings concerning various reforms in the field and in the preparation of zoning plans.
Giora Ben-Tal – Managing Partner. Heads the firm’s litigation practice and specializes in handling complex disputes. Practice areas include civil-commercial law, administrative law, arbitration, class action and shareholders disputes.
Gershon Rotschild – Partner. Heads the firm’s local authorities’ department and specializes inter alia in real-estate, planning and construction, local authorities, municipal enterprises, tenders, and infrastructures.
Anat Gafni – Partner. Heads the administrative law and tenders department of the firm. Specializes in the preparation and publication of requests for tenders for various public agencies, including the full scope of tender proceedings, legal counsel to the tender committee and representation in administrative appeals and in civil and labor law actions.
Zvi Baranes – Partner. Heads the firm’s real-estate department. Practice areas include civil-commercial law, focusing on real estate, including taxation, complex transactions, planning procedures and representation of institutes, investors, and developers.
Eitan Rotschild – Partner. Heads the firm’s infrastructure, transactions, and municipal projects. Practice areas include civil-commercial law, focusing on infrastructure, conducting real-estate and hotels, complex commercial deals and legal proceedings in commercial and real-estate law.
Wanda Feinberg – Partner. Heads the Commercial Department. Practice areas include civil-commercial law, companies law, commercial transactions, antitrust, commercial regulation and consumer legislation, entrepreneurship contract financing.
Hila Waintrob – Partner in the Litigation Department. Practice areas include civil-commercial litigation, administrative, planning and construction litigation, real estate, companies, mediation, and arbitration.
Noam Shaham – Partner. Handles local authorities (including providing ongoing legal advice and support to urban associations in the field of infrastructure and the execution of large scale projects), commercial law, company law, tenders, municipal companies, civil-administrative litigation, planning, and construction.
Zohar Padova – Partner in the Litigation Department. Practice areas include civil-commercial and administrative litigation, arbitration and mediation. Zohar also serves as legal counsel of a well-known municipal body.
Nathan Meir – Founder & Of Counsel. Practice areas include planning and construction. Adv. Meir is noted among Israel’s prominent figures in planning and construction and real-estate development. Adv. Meir served on many public committees, publishes articles in professional periodicals and regularly appears in conventions and lectures.
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