Department profile submitted 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.