Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. was founded in 1994 by Nir Cohen and David Leshem.
Representation in Complex Litigation
Since its establishment, Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. engages in complex litigation in the commercial-business spectrum. Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. represents leading entities in the Israeli economy such as banks, financial institutions, public and private companies, and individuals from the business sector. Generally, the firm handles large, complex and significant cases, mainly in the district courts and in the supreme court of Israel.
Litigation in Corporate & Securities Law
In the area of corporate and securities law, Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. handles derivative suits, shareholders disputes, control disputes, directors and officers’ liability proceedings, oppression of minority suits, proceedings against governmental and regulatory authorities, etc.
Class Action Suits
Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. was one of the first firms to focus on class action suits in Israel. The firm represents defendants in various areas in which class actions are filed in Israel, such as corporate and securities law, consumer law, banking law and antitrust law.
Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. represents banking institutions in complex litigation matters, including large cases against customers, principal cases against capital market authorities, and disputes with other financial institutions.
In the field of antitrust, Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. handles proceedings filed with judicial authorities involving issues of significance in this field.
Litigation in Additional Fields
Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. also handles complex litigation in the areas of commercial law, administrative law and significant capital market white collar cases.
Involvement in Judicial Precedents & Legislation Proceedings
Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. has been a party to judicial proceedings, which resulted in significant precedents in the firm’s areas of activity. The firm has also been involved in the legislative proceedings of the Class Actions Law 2006 and other legislations.
Nir Cohen, Leshem, Ben-Artzi & Co. – Partners
Nir Cohen – Born 1958, graduated from Tel Aviv University (LL.B. cum laude), a Partner in the firm since its establishment.
David Leshem – Born 1962, graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B. cum laude), a Partner in the firm since its establishment.
Amir Ben-Artzi – Born 1966, graduated from Tel Aviv University (LL.B. cum laude), a Partner since 2000.
Dr. Elad Peled – Born 1977, graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B. cum laude), New York University (LL.M.), Haifa University (Ph.D.), a Partner since 2020.
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