S. Horowitz & Co.

Law Firm


Founding Year 1921
Address 31 Ahad Haam St., Tel Aviv 6520204 - View Map
Phone 03-5670700
Fax 03-5660974
Email [email protected]
Company Website


Yehoshua Horesh, Senior Partner, S. Horowitz & Co.

Yehoshua Horesh

Senior Partner

Alex Hertman, Senior Partner, S. Horowitz & Co.

Alex Hertman

Senior Partner

Tal Band, Senior Partner, S. Horowitz & Co.

Tal Band

Senior Partner


S. Horowitz & Co. is Israel's leading full-service law firm, comprising more than 200 lawyers (52 partners) and articled clerks. Many of the lawyers are multilingual and have practiced in the U.S., U.K., and South Africa, highly equipped for the full range of services sought by international and domestic corporate and commercial enterprises, financial institutions and governmental bodies. The firm often handles major cross-border and domestic transactions and proceedings requiring Israeli legal counsel. S. Horowitz & Co. is recognized as a leader in its field in Israel by The European Legal 500, IP STARS, Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, GCR and many more.


Yehoshua Horesh, Alex Hertman, Tal Band, Shoshana Gavish, Ehud Arzi, Aharon (Anthony) Bloch, Avi Ordo

Avigail Kastiel, Amir Caspari, Clifford Davis, Eliya Zunz Koller, Michelle Liberman, Hagai Doron, Ran Vogel

Benjamin Sheffer, Mordehay Malca, Leor Nouman, Orit Yolles-Dabby, Eyal Doron, Dr. Asaf Rentsler, Phillip Waldoks

Amit Steinman, Pnina Sheffer-Emanuel, Ronen Brumer, Guy Firer, Dovev Apel, Ofir Pozner, Eran Bezalel

Ophir Kaplan, Noam Blei, Ohad Ben-Yehuda, Uriel Prinz, Moran Katz, Lior Mimon, Shay Gimelstein

Noa Glazer-Becher, Ran Feldman’ Perah Rossler, Evyatar Azulay, Guy Wertheim, Shlomi Delgo, Gilad Katz

Shai Avnieli, Amir Assali, Noam Zamir, Gitit Levin Grinberg, Keith Shaw, Yair Ziv, Meital Malkiel Wertheim,

Tomer Schereuman, Avner Itzhaki, Moti Saban

Hugh Kowarsky –

Of Counsel

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation/ Dispute Resolution

Described by Chambers Global as “without doubt, the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel”, the firm has a substantial Litigation Department that has been involved in many of the major commercial disputes in Israel. The firm regularly represents clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional proceedings, acting and collaborating, where necessary, with foreign counsel.

 Corporate and M&A

S. Horowitz & Co. regularly advises on the most complex and high profile corporate transactions in Israel involving a wide spectrum of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs and secondary offerings, venture capital and corporate governance.


With one of the most visible and active specialist banking practices in Israel, the firm advises banks, financial institutions and borrowers on all aspects of financings, secured and unsecured, trade finance, asset finance, project finance, receivables financing and other alternative forms of financing, and advises banks on most of the major domestic and international syndicated financings in Israel.

 Intellectual Property/ Information Technology

Described by the European Legal 500 as “a rare phenomenon in Israel”, S. Horowitz & Co. is a full-service firm with the largest dedicated IP group among its peers. The firm advises on the full range of IP services relating to IP rights, including licensing and commercialization, prosecution and enforcement, and is also extensively involved in complex IP and IT litigation.


Commercial Law

S. Horowitz & Co. provides legal counsel on the negotiation, drafting and adaptation of all types of commercial contracts covering a wide range of commercial activities, including distribution agreements, franchise agreements, manufacturing agreements, agency agreements, technology transfer agreements, marketing and promotion agreements, defense contracts, merchandising, and research and development. S. Horowitz & Co. provides continuous accompaniment to corporations on their current affairs.

 Project Finance

S. Horowitz & Co. brings clients extensive experience and a successful track record in major project financings in various sectors, including electricity, transportation, tunnels, construction, telecommunications and infrastructure.

 Securities/ Capital Markets

S. Horowitz & Co. advises on issuances of debt securities and other instruments, international offerings, securitizations and derivatives, and also counsels foreign underwriters on public offerings.


S. Horowitz represents an extensive roster of clients in the antitrust regulatory aspects of M&A transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and Israeli antitrust law relating to restrictive arrangements.


S. Horowitz & Co.’s tax practice offers broad expertise in all aspects of business taxation, including regarding mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring, voluntary disclosure procedures, joint ventures, real estate transactions, capital markets and international tax planning, and comprehensive expertise in the fields of direct tax (income tax and land appreciation tax), indirect tax (V.A.T. and customs duties) and international taxation.

 Pharmaceutical Industry/ Life Sciences

S. Horowitz & Co. represents both domestic and international companies in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, on contentious, regulatory, licensing and IP issues.

 Telecommunications and Media

The firm advises broadcasters, cable franchisees, service and content providers, mobile phone and satellite operators, and financiers on all telecommunications corporate and regulatory issues.

 Commercial Property

The firm provides a full range of services in the commercial property field, including: property development, construction, National Outline Plan (NOP) 38, property finance, leasing and dealings with the Israel Lands Authority.

 Insurance and Product Liability

S. Horowitz & Co. advises insurance and reinsurance companies in both contentious and non-contentious matters, equipped with significant product liability experience.

 Employment Law/ Employee Benefits

S. Horowitz & Co. advises various corporations and organizations on all aspects of labor law, including personal and collective employment agreements, personal and collective dispute proceedings in Labor Courts, the Supreme Court, in arbitration and mediation. Furthermore, the firm plays an integral role where class actions and labor laws overlap and accompanies corporations and organizations in the ongoing management of their employees, on the personal and collective level, providing counsel regarding all aspects of labor law.

 White Collar Crime

The firm has an independent and highly active department that specializes in white collar crime in addition to handling other aspects of criminal law and related issues. The department enjoys an impressive reputation both locally and abroad and provides a wide array of services in the field of criminal law to diverse clients, including renown international corporations and organizations.

 The Environment

The firm represents corporations, including key market players and their officers, as well as municipal organizations, in a broad sphere of civil, administrative and criminal proceedings, in the field of environmental law. The firm advises and accompanies clients in their dealings with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the other regulatory and enforcement bodies, including the Ministry of Energy and the various urban environmental organizations.


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