The firm’s wide range of services covers planning, zoning and improvement issues in the Israeli real estate market, including promotion of plans, objections to consolidation and parcelation plans, conservation, land betterment levies, compensation claims following real estate expropriation, licensing, representation in inheritance disputes etc.
Moreover, we provide legal counsel in all kinds of sophisticated real estate transactions and complex urban renewal projects (specifically NOP 38/2 projects and gentrification programs). We also counsel in wills and real estate taxation issues.
The Firm was founded in early 2006 by Adv. Tzvi Shoob, a well-known expert in the legal, commercial and planning aspects of real estate.
Adv. Tzvi Shoob is an associate member of the Apraisers Association, a member of the Apraisers Academy and a sought after lecturer at professional conferences and at the Attorneys Training Institute of the Israel Bar Association and at annual appraisers conferences. Adv. Tzvi Shoob is also an editor in chief of a bi-monthly magazine on real estate issues, a co-writer and editor of the Firm’s professional online newsletter dedicated to real estate issues and urban renewal, and his articles are widely published in the professional literature and in the media.
We strive to provide professional and thorough service to all our clients, with an emphasis on comprehensive solutions for all real estate matters, combining the knowledge, insights, and unique expertise of both our real estate and urban regeneration department and planning, zoning & litigation department in the field. From the initial pre-planning stages through land rights registration, we offer our clients our uniquely broad view and profound understanding of what the optimal representation and service entail.
The Firm’s Areas of Expertise
The Firm’s operations are divided between two departments – the Planning, Zoning and Litigation Department and the Real Estate and Urban Regeneration Department:
The Planning, Zoning and Litigation Department handles the following:
The Real Estate and Urban Regeneration Department:
Advising and providing legal counsel in real estate transactions of all kinds; from the advisability of the transaction to preparing cooperation agreements between landowners, commercial negotiations, comprehensive counsel for agreements of various types, financing agreements and dealing with the various authorities in all issues associated with the transaction, up to finalization of the transaction and rights registration.
Providing counsel for developers, construction companies and private clients in various real estate transactions, including, inter alia, urban renewal, complex real estate transactions involving private land/Israel Lands Authority lands as well as residential/commercial/industrial transactions, investment agreements, gifts contracts, wills, building permits, etc.
Real Estate Taxation and Municipal Taxation (betterment levies), representations before the various real estate taxation authorities, and representation in municipal taxation issues primarily involving complex improvement levies, all in respect of private land and land owned by the Israel Lands Authority, leasing, development areas, etc.
The Firm’s Clients
Giora Rubinstein, Amot Investments Ltd., Gindi Migdalei Ha’Leum Ltd., The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel, The Teachers Union, Europe-Israel Ltd., Insurance and Pension Fund, Bonei Hatichon Ltd., Rothman Avraham & Co., The Philharmonic Orchestra, Inter-Colony Towers Ltd., Reisdor Towers Ltd., Partam Building Company under the control of Mr. Yigal Ahuvi, Carmeli Yuli Ad, owned by the Ofer Brothers and Mr. Ya’acov Abada, Olympia Ltd., Ravad Ltd., Tzemach Hammerman Ltd., Magen Gil Construction Company, Bar Yehuda, Ofer Kaufman, Engineering and Construction Company, Yuvalim Ltd., Lenny Group Ltd., Ashtrom, the Chanan Mor Group, The Israel Builders Association, Effi Capital Ltd., Avraham Amram Ltd., Namdar Projects Ltd., Almog CDAI Ltd., Lorenzi properties Ltd., City partner Ltd., Kafo zan, Melet Har Tov Ltd., Chevra Kadisha Kafar Saba, The Dan Cooperative, Zili Properties Ltd., Sharona Plantations Ltd., Salit Ltd., Alon Gardens Ltd., Lyrex Capital Ltd., as well as other public organizations, contractors and developers.
In addition, many private and corporate entities are clients of the Firm, including rights holders to Kikar Hamedina in Tel Aviv, Herzliya B, Segula, and Yarkonim in Petah Tikva, Sayarim Junction in Holon, Hadera, the Israel Military Industries Complex, Rishon Le’Zion, the New Tel Aviv Bus Station, owners of function halls, hotels, protected residential tenants, owners of properties designated for preservation in Tel Aviv, owners of land designated for construction throughout Israel at various stages of planning, nonprofit organizations, endowments, etc.
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