Litigation/Dispute Resolution – We have been described by Chambers Global as “without doubt, the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel”. The firm has the largest litigation department in Israel that is consistently ranked as a leader in that area. The firm is involved in many of the major commercial disputes affecting Israel’s economy, collaborating, where necessary, with some of the leading law firms worldwide.
Corporate and M&A – We advise clients on complex and high-profile corporate transactions, including M&A, JVs and IPOs as well as VC investments. Additionally, the firm regularly accompanies and advises the boards of both private and public companies with regard to their corporate governance and compliance obligations.
Banking – We are a leader in the field of banking and finance. The firm advises banks, financial institutions and borrowers on all aspects of financings. The firm has successfully represented most of the local and international banks in connection with their syndicated financings in Israel.
Intellectual Property/Information Technology – Our IP Department is the largest amongst Israel’s commercial firms, and has been described by Legal 500 as “a rare phenomenon in Israel”.
The department is consistently ranked first in the international directories and is highly regarded for its professionalism and exceptional services. In addition to our expertise in IP litigation, we also advise on all non-contentious IP issues pertaining to the use, enforcement, licensing and protection of IP rights.
Commercial Law – We advise our international and local clientele on the negotiation, drafting and adaptation of all types of commercial contracts encompassing a wide range of business-related activities. Additionally, the firm provides ongoing support and accompaniment to companies relating to their day-to-day operations.
Project Finance – We have extensive experience in providing advice and representation on all aspects of project finance involving infrastructure and other sectors of industry. Furthermore, the firm has extensive experience in accompanying entities in all project procedures, both in commercial and litigation aspects.
Securities/Capital Markets – We regularly advise public companies, both at the required reporting level and on issuing bonds and other security interests. The firm also represents financial institutions, underwriters and companies in matters covering IPOs, private placements, structured financing, securitization and derivatives.
Antitrust – We provide our clients with full and comprehensive advice on a wide array of antitrust issues, including regarding the regulatory aspects and notification process applicable to M&A transactions, JVs, restrictive arrangements etc.
Tax – Our tax department offers broad advice and expertise on all aspects pertaining to business taxation, including in relation to M&A, restructuring, disclosure procedures, JVs, real estate, capital markets and international tax, where issues such as direct tax, indirect tax and/or international taxation are covered.
Commercial Real Estate – We provide comprehensive legal services in the area of commercial real estate, including development, construction, financing, leasing and proceedings before the Israel Lands Administration. In addition, the firm represents many clients in connection with property group acquisitions and urban renewal.
Pharmaceutical Industry/Life Sciences – We represent both domestic and international companies in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, acting on their behalf in Israel and abroad, in litigation, regulation, licensing and IP.
White Collar – We advise clients on an array of offences, such as antitrust, tax evasion, securities fraud, bribery, money laundering, computer and internet violations, environmental protection, business licensing, planning and zoning, work safety and more.
Environment – We are highly active in this area of law based on our knowledge, vast experience and accumulated expertise in the field, including: radiation, water, soil and air pollution, noise and odour nuisances, hazardous materials and waste disposal.
Telecommunications and Media – We advise mobile phone operators, broadcasters, cable franchisees, content providers, satellite operators, service providers and financiers on all corporate and regulatory issues pertaining to telecommunications and the media.
Insurance and Product Liability – We advise insurance and reinsurance companies in both contentious and non-contentious matters and bring significant product liability experience to the table.
Employment Law – We provide ongoing guidance to our clients on all labour law-related aspects, including drafting and negotiating employment agreements or arrangements and acting on their behalf in the relevant labour courts. Furthermore, the firm accompanies clients in the ongoing management of their employee relations, both on the personal and collective level.
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