Adv. Shai Granot – Senior Partner and Founder
Adv. Granot specializes in commercial and civil litigation, including contract disputes; control struggles in corporations; tenders; representing investment houses, brokers, underwriters, trustees in capital market litigation; directors and officers in corporations and at municipalities; real estate disputes; professional liability of professionals; administrative law, etc. Adv. Granot also specializes in insurance, and represents the majority of the insurance companies in Israel, as well as foreign insurance companies. Adv. Granot is one of the leading attorneys in Israel in the field of litigation, and also serves as a mediator in commercial and business disputes.
Adv. Oren Speiser – Senior Partner and Founder
Oren is a seasoned corporate and commercial law attorney handling a wide range of corporate matters such as private equity, M&A, takeovers, complex securities and financing transactions, venture capital transactions, partnerships and other joint ventures involving participants from a number of jurisdictions. Oren has significant experience in representing cross-border businesses in all their corporate and commercial activities, including industrial companies, hedge funds and financial instrument companies, high-tech companies and many more.
The Fields of Expertise of Granot-Speiser Law Offices
Commercial Litigation – The firm possesses extensive experience in representing clients in all courts of law and tribunals, in a wide array of matters, monetary/financial and civil claims, contractual disputes, corporates’ and shareholders’ disputes, class and derivative actions, tenders, capital markets disputes, D&O liability, professional liability, real-estate disputes, IP disputes, administrative law, and more. The firm’s attorneys are among the leading trial lawyers in Israel, and represent Israeli and international companies, as well as key businesspeople and senior officials from the public sector, in complex civil disputes of significant value. The various litigation proceedings the firm handled over the years, provides it with a deep and unique understanding of the proceedings and the clients’ needs, which is exhibited through the legal services provided to its clients. The team’s legal knowledge, together with its business insight, enables our legal team to strive to resolve disputes in the shortest amount of time while utilizing the most advanced and creative legal tools.
Insurance – Granot-Speiser’s Insurance Practice includes representation of some of Israel’s largest insurance companies on a contentious and a non-contentious basis. The Insurance Practice includes providing insurance and reinsurance advice to the underwriters alongside the liability claims departments and involves representing insurance companies and the insureds in court in hundreds of claims, as well as monitoring the representation of insureds in many other claims.
Commercial Law and Corporate Law – Corporate and commercial legal work is at the core of the firm’s legal practice. The firm works closely with each client’s management to provide them with practical and individually tailored advice on the operation, conduct, and development of their day to day business. the firm provides clients with a balance of legal and strategic commercial advice, on all types of commercial contracts and engagements. The firm’s multidisciplinary approach enables it to combine its commercial expertise together with its extensive know-how in other legal practices, such as litigation and antitrust to provide the firm’s clients with a full range of personalized legal support and attend to all facets of their legal needs.
Hi-tech – The knowledge accumulated within the firm regarding the unique legal requirements of the hi-tech sector and young start-ups, brought upon by continuous developments in technology and governing laws, together with the attorneys’ international business insight and practice experience, makes Grantot-Speiser, the firm of choice for numerous companies in the hi-tech sector. the firm Represents clients in finance transactions and capital raisings, including private equity and venture capital investments; Consult companies regarding the development of technology and the drafting of technology agreements and investment agreements; Provide advice and support regarding employment law matters, share option plans and tax issues; drafting domestic and international technology transfer agreements, royalty payment agreements and more.
International Dispute Resolution – Granot-Speiser’s dispute resolution team offers unique expertise and experience in representing clients in complex commercial disputes, which have cross-border or multi-jurisdictional aspects, including advising clients on public and private international law matters, international investment law and international trade. These experience and expertise were acquired through years of advising and representing local and foreign clients in international disputes, including international arbitration. This unique combination, was also followed by acting as a foreign legal counsel for the firm’s clients in disputes before foreign courts, and handled drafting of expert opinions, discovery issues, and motion drafting in various cases.
Mergers & Acquisitions – The firm handles complex merger and acquisition transactions, as well as transactions for the acquisition of shares and assets, statutory mergers, purchase offers and court-approved settlements between shareholders; provide legal consulting regarding hi-tech and technology transactions; advice regarding finance transactions, including complex banking transactions. the firm’s attorneys utilize their integrative legal understanding and practical experience which covers various fields and sectors.
Administrative Law and Tenders – The firm represents in judicial procedures related to various tenders and other administrative procedures. The firm’s attorneys in this practice are versatile and represent Israeli and international clients before government authorities and various courts of law.
Defamation and Media – Granot-Speiser has vast experience in defamation cases. The firm’s legal experts offer comprehensive services andare highly updated with the changes, compliance and regulation issues pertaining to this area.
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