Israel - Tax Lawyers & Law Firms - Global - Chambers and Partners
Chambers & Partners has detected the use of an ad blocker.
We make use of tailor-made ads to enhance your experience of our website.
Please 'whitelist' https://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Close
Global Guide

Tax — Israel


Gornitzky & Co - Tax

-

Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Pinhas Rubin and Daniel Paserman
- 7 partners
- 9 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Pre-eminent team recommended for its depth of knowledge regarding tax law in Israel. Handles tax issues for blue-chip corporations and high net worth individuals. Stands out for its prolific tax litigation practice. Also advises on tax matters in relation to transactions and reorganisations as well as indirect taxes.

Strengths An interviewee commended the team's approach, saying: "They have had a very solid strategy in representing their client and co-operating with the tax authorities in a professional manner."

The team is described as "very knowledgeable with deep expertise."

Work highlights Acted for Medinol on tax litigation pertaining to a tax assessment of an indemnity received from a US company.

Handled several appeals for Del-Pak Systems relating to the implementation of the Encouragement of Capital Investments Law.

Significant clients CA Technologies, PepsiCo, IBM, Fattal Group, Broadcom.

Notable practitioners

Pinhas Rubin is a versatile practitioner with an impressive breadth of expertise. Sources state that he is "very professional, has vast experience and provides excellent client service." He has a strong track record in tax litigation.

Sources say Gil Grady is a "brilliant tax lawyer and extremely knowledgeable" in the field. His practice includes assisting with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious tax issues, with a focus on corporate tax.

Daniel Paserman is "very professional and has technical knowledge," one interviewee noted. He represents clients before the Israel Tax Authority as well as assisting international clients with their Israeli tax planning.

Department profile by Gornitzky & Co

Gornitzky's tax practice has been at the forefront of the most complex tax cases in Israel for years,advising on countless high profile and high value tax matters. Many of these matters have set important precedents and have influenced Israeli tax laws in the making.

Our Tax practice provides all types of tax law advice, including domestic and global corporate tax, reorganizations and cross-border structuring, capital markets & financial products, taxation of high net worth individuals and trusts, transfer pricing, indirect tax, real estate tax and tax controversy and tax litigation, including white collar offenses. Our Tax team has extensive experience in leading negotiations with the Israel Tax Authority in all tax-related issues and represents clients before all judicial bodies, including the Supreme Court of Israel, in tax litigation and appeals. Our firm has won many breakthrough cases over the years. 

The team is particularly well-known for its creative thinking and innovative domestic and international tax planning, including, in particular in multi-jurisdictional matters.

Our team also deals with the process of filing Voluntary Disclosures before the Israel Tax Authority and the representation of clients before the ITA, including conducting negotiations and obtaining debt settlements, for both Israeli private clients and companies. Over the past year we have completed countless Voluntary Disclosures on behalf of our clients in an accumulated amount of USD billions. 

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Herzog Fox & Neeman - Tax

-

Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Meir Linzen
- 14 partners
- 18 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Leading team that enjoys an excellent reputation for its ability to handle a diverse range of tax issues. Notably assists blue-chip multinationals with the tax aspects of their Israeli operations. Offers an integrated approach, drawing on expertise from other leading practices within the firm such as the corporate and banking groups.

Strengths One client enthused: "I think the team is very professional, knowledgeable and capable. The service is great."

One source concluded: "The tax team of Herzog Fox & Neeman is of the highest international standard."

Work highlights Acted for Fosun on the tax aspects of its ILS290 million acquisition of AHAVA.

Represented Mellanox in its merger with EZchip Semiconductor and related tax structuring, as well as obtaining a tax ruling.

Significant clients Microsoft, Facebook, 888 Holdings, GE, Julius Bär.

Notable practitioners

The "very intellectually savvy and capable" Guy Katz enjoys an excellent reputation for his understanding of tax in Israel and further afield. One source stated: "He has a really strong grasp of Israeli tax law. He has the ability to anticipate any issues that may arise," and: "He doesn't look at Israeli issues in a vacuum; he has a sense before what the issues may be and tailors his advice accordingly."

Yuval Navot "is an exceptional lawyer," according to one source, who continued: "Not only is he very knowledgeable and commercial, but he also has the right approach towards his clients. Specifically, I was very impressed by his thorough analysis." He frequently assists clients with corporate tax matters.

The distinguished Meir Linzen is "highly experienced and client-oriented," according to one source. Another commentator stated: "He's bright, has wide knowledge and gets results in difficult circumstances." He assists international corporations with strategic tax planning in Israel.

Department profile by Herzog Fox & Neeman

HFN’s Tax Department is the largest and most broadly experienced tax team of any law firm in Israel. The Tax department lawyers are renowned for their high level of professionalism combining many years of expertise and experience both in Israel and abroad with business-orientated creativity and results-oriented service.

The Tax Department is led by managing partner Meir Linzen. Meir has advised numerous multinational corporations active in Israel, in addition to providing tax advice in all of the firm’s major transactions.

Additionally, HFN, through its International Tax Department, has developed a thriving practice in the project management of outbound international tax planning and the design and management of multi-national structures for global businesses. The practice is market-leading in terms of the depth and range of in-house expertise and its ability to leverage a tested network of legal talent from a wide range of onshore and offshore jurisdictions.

Members of the department, with years of experience at the forefront of public discussions on major domestic and international tax issues, advise the Finance Ministry and various tax authorities on proposed legislation and tax policy issues, and frequently play a role in the preparation and review of proposed changes to Israeli tax law and practice.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Shekel & Co - Tax

-

Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- 6 partners
- 19 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Boutique tax firm that is considered to be a leader in the market for its in-depth knowledge of domestic tax matters. Possesses significant expertise representing clients before the courts and tax authorities in contentious issues. Notable expertise acting for clients in the energy, financial and telecommunications sectors.

Strengths Interviewees state: "The team is highly experienced, with vast knowledge and a deep understanding."

One source commended the team on its ability to "get excellent results."

Work highlights Successfully acted for Maccabi Health Care Services, Clalit Health Care Services and Meuhedet Sick Fund on VAT reclassification of over-the-counter sales, allowing them to retain their status as non-profit organisations.

Advised Tadiran on a Supreme Court appeal pertaining to the sale of a name and logo asset and its classification for tax purposes.

Significant clients Noble Energy, Mellanox, Bezeq, Derech Eretz, Tnuva.

Notable practitioners

Yaniv Shekel concentrates his practice on international taxation matters. A client enthused: "He is brilliant." He is also able to utilise his commercial law expertise when advising on tax issues.

Ofer Elboim has a good track record representing clients before the Israel Tax Authority and in tax disputes before the courts. He heads the VAT and real estate tax practice at the firm.

Since publication, the firm's greatly respected founding partner Moshe Shekel has sadly passed away.

Department profile by Shekel & Co

The tax department of the firm offers services related to a wide range of taxation laws, including income tax, corporate taxation, capital gains taxes, international taxation, VAT, municipal taxes, real estate taxes and more. This department provides personalized advice for entrepreneurs, and unique solutions in matters related to real estate taxes, mergers and acquisitions, capital market taxation and international taxation.

Shekel & Co. clientele includes the largest Israeli holding companies, public companies traded in Israel and in overseas markets, privately held corporations, high net worth individuals, government authorities, non-profit organizations and municipal authorities, as well as international companies and foreign individuals, operating and/or investing in Israel. As a result of its vast client base, and due to the specialization of the firm in the institutional and business sectors, the firm enjoys the direct and personal contact with the Israeli tax authorities.

The firm not only provides detailed, comprehensive written opinions regarding the Israeli tax laws and proposed activity schemes, but also attains various rulings from the Israeli tax authorities, allowing the commencement of activity in Israel and the optimization of such activity’s tax structure.

The firm also represents its clients, both domestic and international, in all sorts of tax litigation, including pre-litigation procedures within the tax authorities’ internal departments.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices - Tax

-

Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Tal Atsmon and Yaron Sever

What the team is known for Highly regarded group that ably assists domestic and international clients with a broad range of tax issues. Identified for its skilful handling of customs matters. Frequently advises on tax matters relating to commercial transactions and increasingly active in tax litigation.

Work highlights Advised Nestlé on the tax aspects of its acquisition of the remaining minority shares in Osem via a reverse triangular merger.

Assists Israel Chemicals with the full range of its tax matters.

Significant clients Applied Materials, UBS, Credit Suisse, ARM, EMC.

Notable practitioners

Tal Atsmon is singled out for his "high technical knowledge, commercial awareness and very good client service." He advises on transactional tax matters for Israeli and international corporations. He also assists high net worth individuals with their tax planning.

Yaron Sever is skilled at advising on transactional tax issues. He advised Jordan Valley Semiconductors on the tax aspects of its acquisition of Bruker, valued at over USD50 million.

Department profile by Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices

Department profile not yet provided by Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Meir Mizrahi & Co - Tax

-

Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- 10 partners
- 14 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Impressive boutique that maintains an excellent reputation. Consistently recommended for its strong offering in real estate tax.

Strengths The team is considered a "market leader" in real estate tax.

Significant clients Shikun & Binui, Azorim, Migdal, Municipality of Tel Aviv, Mizrahi Tefahot Bank.

Notable practitioners

Meir Mizrahi is a "very well-known and very good practitioner," according to sources. He remains a dominant force in the real estate taxation space.

Department profile by Meir Mizrahi & Co

Department profile not yet provided by Meir Mizrahi & Co. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal - Tax

-

Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Eldar Ben-Ruby
- 4 partners
- 9 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Sought after for its skilful handling of commercial and transactional tax matters. Also advises investment funds on their tax structuring as well as assisting with real estate tax and customs issues.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's Israeli and foreign tax knowledge: "I've always been extremely impressed by their responsiveness, their understanding of the issues and their knowledge of tax law. They have a good understanding of the USA and Israel tax interplay. They give practical advice."

One source appreciated the team's "high-level service and deep resources."

Work highlights Acted for Melisron on an appeal to the Supreme Court regarding the classification of shopping centres as subjects of real estate taxation.

Advised Oracle on the tax aspects of its acquisitions of Israeli Ravello Systems and Crosswise.

Significant clients Mylan, Leaba Semiconductor, Salesforce.com, Bolt, Team8.

Notable practitioners

Head of the firm's tax group Eldar Ben-Ruby continues to garner praise as a "top-notch tax lawyer" who "understands tax laws inside out." Clients report that "he's smart, he cares about his clients, he's thoughtful and he's always available." His core remit is international tax and his broader experience spans tax planning for individuals as well as transactional tax issues.

Shaul Grossman is experienced at advising on both Israeli and US tax issues. Sources say:"He's a very experienced litigator. He also has strong technical knowledge. He's very strategic in terms of how he approaches problems – a great combination of being strategic and practical."

Department profile by Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

Meitar’s Tax Department provides a full range of services with respect to client activities, both in Israel and abroad. The department focuses both on international and Israeli taxation issues. In advising foreign and multinational companies, we work with them on structuring transactions in an overall tax-efficient manner, taking into account their home country tax considerations as well as Israeli tax law. We also work with a large number of Israeli companies and individuals in structuring their international activities in a tax-efficient manner. 

Main areas of practice are:

  • M&A - advising clients on structuring, negotiating and implementing their deals
  • Cross Border Commercial Transactions- advising Israeli and international clients  on structuring various types of commercial transactions and agreements, intra-group agreements, negotiating of transfer pricing agreements, allocation agreements and withholding arrangements with the ITA.
  • Real Estate Taxation- regularly advise both on inbound investment in Israeli real estate, and outbound, investments into non-Israeli real estate.
  • Tax Controversy- representation of clients in ruling applications, tax audits and other disputes with the Israeli Tax Authorities both in administrative forum and in court.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

Meitar’s Tax Department provides a full range of services with respect to client activities, both in Israel and abroad. Our client base includes US and European-based companies, many of which are listed on various exchanges such as the NYSE, NASDAQ, the TASE, LSE, AIM and Euronext. We also advise a large number of private companies and high-net-worth individuals and families.  

Our tax department focuses both on international and Israeli taxation issues. In advising foreign and multinational companies, we work with them on structuring transactions in an overall tax-efficient manner, taking into account their home country tax considerations as well as Israeli tax law. We also work with a large number of Israeli companies and individuals in structuring their international activities in a tax-efficient manner.

We frequently work with tax departments of major international law firms and accounting firms, as well as corporate tax departments of multinational corporations, to provide Israeli and international tax advice in connection with cross-border transactions and international restructurings.




Alter Attorneys at Law - Tax

-

Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Anat Tenne and Amichai Pery
- 6 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Skilled tax boutique with a well-rounded practice that acts for domestic and international companies on tax matters. Notably active representing clients in the hi-tech sector on the tax aspects of commercial transactions.

Strengths Sources say that the team "is known for their professionalism and devotion" to clients' tax issues.

Work highlights Acted for the Meron Estate on a tax dispute before the Supreme Court relating to land betterment tax.

Significant clients Siemens, Broadcom, Bank Hapoalim, HP Indigo, Engelinvest, Amot Investments.

Notable practitioners

Anat Tenne is considered "an excellent lawyer," with one client pointing to her adept handling of negotiations. She is notably active in tax disputes and also writes and speaks on the subject.

Department profile by Alter Attorneys at Law

Department profile not yet provided by Alter Attorneys at Law. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys - Tax

-

Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Yaron Mehulal, Noa Lev Goldstein and Ehud Kronfeld
- 4 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Recognised name in the Israeli tax market with a diverse practice. Advises on a range of matters spanning direct and indirect tax. Frequently assists clients in customs disputes.

Work highlights Successfully represented Agantech in a customs dispute relating to wristwatches that also act as heart rate monitors.

Acted for Ersaban Imports on tariff classifications relating to its imports of flavoured spreads.

Significant clients McCann Erickson, Boston Consulting, Osem, Beser Group.

Notable practitioners Key contacts at the firm include heads of department Yaron Mehulal, Noa Lev Goldstein and Ehud Kronfeld.

Department profile by Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys

Department profile not yet provided by Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Shenhav & Co - Tax

-

Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Ayal Shenhav and Oren Biran
- 2 partners
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Frequently advises companies in the hi-tech arena on tax matters. Offers specific expertise in assisting venture capital funds with tax issues. Also active acting for high net worth individuals and advising on the voluntary disclosure programme.

Strengths Interviewees commend the group's work in the field, describing the lawyers as "very good and professional" and "an excellent team."

Work highlights Assisted TowerSec with the tax considerations relating to its acquisition by US-based Harman.

Advised Viber Lab on the tax issues concerning its acquisition of NextPeer.

Significant clients Ravello Systems, Implisit, Takipi Technologies, YL Ventures.

Notable practitioners

Ayal Shenhav is regarded as a "tax expert who has built a great team." He specialises in assisting hi-tech companies and venture capital funds with their tax matters.

Department profile by Shenhav & Co

Department profile not yet provided by Shenhav & Co. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


S Horowitz & Co - Tax

-

Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Leor Nouman
- 3 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for A familiar name in the Israeli market, this group advises on contentious and non-contentious tax matters. Clients include some of the leading companies in Israel and internationally. Continues its activity assisting individuals with the voluntary disclosure programme.

Strengths One client enthused: "The service given is of the highest level." The same source added: "The team with whom we work also have a deep knowledge of both the relevant legal issues and the business environment in which we operate."

Work highlights Advised the Veolia Group on the tax aspects of the sale of its operations under its Veolia Environnement arm.

Acted for Dubek on customs disputes related to the importation of cigarettes as well as tax issues relating to their sale.

Significant clients Weizmann Institute, Paz Oil, UBS, Turkish Airlines.

Notable practitioners

Leor Nouman is regarded as a "very good tax lawyer." One client stated: "I consider him part of my team because of the way he operates." His practice includes advising on all manner of tax matters as well as acting for clients in litigation. He represented Readymix Industries before the tax authorities in relation to several real estate sales.

Department profile by S Horowitz & Co

Department profile not yet provided by S Horowitz & Co. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Ziv Sharon & Co Law Office - Tax

-

Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Boutique tax firm that is highlighted for its focus on tax litigation. Assists Israeli companies on a variety of tax issues and is singled out for its handling of real estate taxation.

Notable practitioners

Leading practitioner Ziv Sharon is described as a "bright guy" and is identified for his skilful handling of domestic tax disputes.

Department profile by Ziv Sharon & Co Law Office

Department profile not yet provided by Ziv Sharon & Co Law Office. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co - Tax

-

Band 4

第四等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Doron Levy and Racheli Guz-Lavi

What the team is known for Assists individuals and corporations with tax planning and structuring. Notably active advising on tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Also represents clients in tax disputes.

Work highlights Assisted Tidhar with tax matters connected to its construction of a large real estate project in central Israel.

Advised Tradis Gat on VAT issues in relation to compensation following a change in distribution rights by Allergan.

Significant clients Israel Infrastructure Fund, Clicksoftware Technologies, Emefcy, CPM Group, Meitav Dash Trade.

Notable practitioners

Doron Levy is head of the firm's tax practice and advises on both direct and indirect tax matters. Sources say: "He's well known in Israel and very knowledgeable in international and Israeli taxation."

Department profile by Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co

Department profile not yet provided by Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co - Tax

-

Band 4

第四等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Anat Shavit
- 2 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Full-service firm with an increasing reputation for its ability to handle a range of tax matters. Active on tax issues arising in the context of corporate and real estate transactions. Also appears before the Israel Tax Authority on behalf of clients in contentious cases.

Work highlights Advised Effective Space Solutions on the Israeli tax aspects concerning its multi-jurisdictional structuring.

Acted for Mirland Development on its application for a tax ruling in relation to its debt arrangement.

Significant clients Israel Port Company, Ness Technologies, Social Finance Israel, B Communications, Clal Industries.

Notable practitioners

Anat Shavit is described as an "excellent" lawyer who "knows her stuff." She represents clients in tax disputes and advises on domestic and international tax matters.

Department profile by Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The practice provides counsel on the full spectrum of tax matters related to commercial activities in Israel, including income tax, VAT and real estate tax, as well as on cross-border transactions and other complex transactions handled by the firm. FBC specializes in creating innovative solutions which are tailor-made to its clients’ needs and has particular expertise in precedent-setting tax litigation proceedings and in obtaining pre-rulings from the Tax Authority in a wide variety of areas, including VAT and debt restructuring.

The vast array of taxation issues facing clients on day-to-day and specific transactions calls for the acutest attention to detail and most profound knowledge of all laws and regulations. FBC’s Tax team covers these bases, creating innovative tailor-made solutions, earning widespread recognition for an extensive roster of the largest and most prominent multinational and local entities active in the Israeli market.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Prof. Bein & Co - Tax

-

Band 4

第四等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

Basic facts about the department
- 5 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Regularly appears before the tax authorities on behalf of clients. Offers a unique combined perspective on administrative and tax law. Also active advising on voluntary disclosure and criminal tax matters.

Significant clients Israel Railways, Mey Carmel, SodaStream, Tel Aviv University, Avi Cranes.

Notable practitioners

Dan Bein is a well-regarded former judge who is frequently involved in tax disputes, including arbitration and mediation.

Department profile by Prof. Bein & Co

Department profile not yet provided by Prof. Bein & Co. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{industry.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{client.name}}

No Content Provided

No Content Provided


Senior Statesmen

Herzog Fox & Neeman

From the Chambers Global guide

The distinguished Meir Linzen is "highly experienced and client-oriented," according to one source. Another commentator stated: "He's bright, has wide knowledge and gets results in difficult circumstances." He assists international corporations with strategic tax planning in Israel.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

From the Chambers Global guide

Head of the firm's tax group Eldar Ben-Ruby continues to garner praise as a "top-notch tax lawyer" who "understands tax laws inside out." Clients report that "he's smart, he cares about his clients, he's thoughtful and he's always available." His core remit is international tax and his broader experience spans tax planning for individuals as well as transactional tax issues.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Gornitzky & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Pinhas Rubin is a versatile practitioner with an impressive breadth of expertise. Sources state that he is "very professional, has vast experience and provides excellent client service." He has a strong track record in tax litigation.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Ziv Sharon & Co Law Office

From the Chambers Global guide

Leading practitioner Ziv Sharon is described as a "bright guy" and is identified for his skilful handling of domestic tax disputes.

^ Return to Top

Band 1

Shekel & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Since publication, the firm's greatly respected founding partner Moshe Shekel has sadly passed away.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices

From the Chambers Global guide

Tal Atsmon is singled out for his "high technical knowledge, commercial awareness and very good client service." He advises on transactional tax matters for Israeli and international corporations. He also assists high net worth individuals with their tax planning.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Gornitzky & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources say Gil Grady is a "brilliant tax lawyer and extremely knowledgeable" in the field. His practice includes assisting with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious tax issues, with a focus on corporate tax.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Herzog Fox & Neeman

From the Chambers Global guide

The "very intellectually savvy and capable" Guy Katz enjoys an excellent reputation for his understanding of tax in Israel and further afield. One source stated: "He has a really strong grasp of Israeli tax law. He has the ability to anticipate any issues that may arise," and: "He doesn't look at Israeli issues in a vacuum; he has a sense before what the issues may be and tailors his advice accordingly."

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Doron Levy is head of the firm's tax practice and advises on both direct and indirect tax matters. Sources say: "He's well known in Israel and very knowledgeable in international and Israeli taxation."

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Meir Mizrahi & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Meir Mizrahi is a "very well-known and very good practitioner," according to sources. He remains a dominant force in the real estate taxation space.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Gornitzky & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Daniel Paserman is "very professional and has technical knowledge," one interviewee noted. He represents clients before the Israel Tax Authority as well as assisting international clients with their Israeli tax planning.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Shekel & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Yaniv Shekel concentrates his practice on international taxation matters. A client enthused: "He is brilliant." He is also able to utilise his commercial law expertise when advising on tax issues.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Shenhav & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Ayal Shenhav is regarded as a "tax expert who has built a great team." He specialises in assisting hi-tech companies and venture capital funds with their tax matters.

^ Return to Top

Band 2

Yaron Eldar Paller, Schwartz & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Tali Yaron-Eldar of Yaron Eldar Paller, Schwartz & Co advises clients on direct and indirect taxation. An interviewee described her as a "very skilled and experienced tax professional" who is rated for her ability to find "solutions to the most difficult tax matters."

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Udi Barzily Law Firm

From the Chambers Global guide

Ehud Barzily of Udi Barzily Law Firm is highlighted for his expertise regarding income tax, voluntary disclosures and criminal tax matters.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Yair Benjamini Law Offices

From the Chambers Global guide

Yair Benjamini is the founding partner of Yair Benjamini Law Offices and is praised as a "professional, thorough and highly responsive tax lawyer." He is singled out for his representation of individuals in their tax planning. He also advises Israeli companies on tax issues in relation to their international investments.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Shekel & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Ofer Elboim has a good track record representing clients before the Israel Tax Authority and in tax disputes before the courts. He heads the VAT and real estate tax practice at the firm.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

From the Chambers Global guide

Shaul Grossman is experienced at advising on both Israeli and US tax issues. Sources say:"He's a very experienced litigator. He also has strong technical knowledge. He's very strategic in terms of how he approaches problems – a great combination of being strategic and practical."

^ Return to Top

Band 3

H-F & Co. Law Offices

From the Chambers Global guide

Gil Mizrahi is a founding partner of H-F & Co. Law Offices who focuses his practice on corporate tax matters, with specific expertise advising companies involved in the hi-tech sector.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

S Horowitz & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Leor Nouman is regarded as a "very good tax lawyer." One client stated: "I consider him part of my team because of the way he operates." His practice includes advising on all manner of tax matters as well as acting for clients in litigation. He represented Readymix Industries before the tax authorities in relation to several real estate sales.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices

From the Chambers Global guide

Yaron Sever is skilled at advising on transactional tax issues. He advised Jordan Valley Semiconductors on the tax aspects of its acquisition of Bruker, valued at over USD50 million.

^ Return to Top

Band 3

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Anat Shavit is described as an "excellent" lawyer who "knows her stuff." She represents clients in tax disputes and advises on domestic and international tax matters.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Prof. Bein & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Dan Bein is a well-regarded former judge who is frequently involved in tax disputes, including arbitration and mediation.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Shibolet & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Miri Bickel of Shibolet & Co is considered "very capable and professional" when assisting clients with all manner of tax issues, including tax disputes. Alongside Benny Kalifi, she advised Atlas Ventures on its tax exemption following the sale of its portfolio of Israeli companies.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Shibolet & Co

From the Chambers Global guide

Benny Kalifi of Shibolet & Co is regarded as an "excellent lawyer" in the tax space. He provides support on tax matters ranging from tax planning to litigation. Alongside Miri Bickel, he represented Aon in an appeal regarding international VAT.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Herzog Fox & Neeman

From the Chambers Global guide

Yuval Navot "is an exceptional lawyer," according to one source, who continued: "Not only is he very knowledgeable and commercial, but he also has the right approach towards his clients. Specifically, I was very impressed by his thorough analysis." He frequently assists clients with corporate tax matters.

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Raveh Haber & Co Advocates

From the Chambers Global guide

Gil Raveh of Raveh Haber & Co Advocates is identified for his handling of tax issues related to fund formation and international tax. One source commented: "He's extremely smart and a deal maker."

^ Return to Top

Band 4

Alter Attorneys at Law

From the Chambers Global guide

Anat Tenne is considered "an excellent lawyer," with one client pointing to her adept handling of negotiations. She is notably active in tax disputes and also writes and speaks on the subject.

^ Return to Top