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Firm Profile

M. Firon & Co.

Firm Profile

Tel Aviv

  • Profile
  • Adgar 360 Tower
  • 2 Hashlosha St.
  • Tel Aviv
  • Tel Aviv District
  • Israel
  • 6706054

Firm profile submitted by M. Firon & Co.

Managing partners: Zvi Firon and Itzhak Narkiss
Number of partners: 50 Number of lawyers: over 150
Languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Georgian, German, Romanian, Russian, Spanish


M. Firon & Co. has been one of Israel’s leading law firms, for more than 65 years. Since 1950, the firm has been offering innovative business oriented solutions for clients whose legal needs are as diverse as the business they conduct.
From day-to-day business decisions to the most complex and global business transactions, the firm’s clients rely on the firm to guide them through all of their legal needs by understanding their problems - and solving them with a strategic combination of legal, practical and political skills.
M. Firon & Co. is committed to offering the highest level of personal service, and consequently nurtures a client-centric culture, in which flexibility, responsiveness and timeliness are integral to the working relationship. The firm provides its local and international clients with a full suite of legal services in its branches in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Nazareth, the Negev and in Eastern Europe.



Real Estate:

Firon’s real estate practice is widely recognised as one of the very best in Israel.
The firm has, for decades, been one of the most prominent in the real estate arena in the country, representing some of the largest real estate developers, holding companies and institutional investors and funds, as well as the biggest health care provider in Israel, in a variety of transactions, including some of the biggest and most exclusive transactions executed in Israel.
Recent activity: representation of Israel’s inter-ministerial committee in several BOO tenders issued by it and the representation of the state-owned Apartments for Rent Company in several tenders to be issued by it. The fact that our firm was chosen for this project by the Government of Israel, and its involvement in all the projects erected across the country, is a clear indication of the firm’s leadership position.
Key Clients: Ashtrom Group, Ashdar Building Company Ltd., Solel Boneh Infrastructure, Migdal Insurance Company, Clal Insurance Company, Clalit Health Services, etc.
Contact: Itzhak Narkiss
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
The firm’s litigation department is amongst the largest in Israel handling every possible kind of litigation: ranging from small routine cases, which ‘come with the territory’ for certain clients of ours, to some of the largest and most complex cases in the country.
Recent activity: representation of Israel Railways Company Ltd. in a petition filed against it by Alstom (a French multinational company operating in the worldwide rail transport markets) and its Israeli partner challenging the results of a NIS 2 billion tender issued by our client, Israel Railways.
Key clients: Elbit Systems, Bezeq the Israel Telecommunication Corporation, IDI Insurance Company, Israel Railways Company, Tel Aviv University, The Olympic Committee of Israel, etc.
Contact: Zvi Firon
Email: [email protected]

Projects & Infrastructure:
For many years, the firm has been a major player in many of the significant projects in Israel, including their finance stage such as: the BOO projects for international rental housing, BOT projects for university’s dormitories, BOT project of the Jerusalem Light Railway Train, the BOT project of the Carmel Tunnels Project, PFI projects for courthouses all around Israel, projects involving port construction, toll roads and tunnels construction., renewable energy, power stations, roads and bridges, railways, etc.
Recent activity: Representation of the contractor formed by Ashtrom Group Ltd. and Shapir Engineering and Industry Ltd., in all aspects of the construction of the new Haifa port (including the financial closing and securing of a loan from Bank Leumi Leisrael Ltd.) in the aggregate amount of approximately NIS 4 billion.
Key clients: Ashtrom Group, Shikun & Binui, Solel Boneh Infrastructure, Tel Aviv-Yafo Academic College, Carmelton Group, Apartment for Rent - Government Housing and Rent Company, China Railway Tunnel Group (CRTG), Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering, etc.
Contact: Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky
Email: [email protected]

M&A:
Firon’s M&A department has a well-recognised presence in the Israeli M&A arena, with a significant deal flow, a strong team and loyal clientele. Over the years the firm has handled transactions in billions of dollars in numerous industry sectors all over the world.
Recent activity: representation of our client in a tender published by the state of Israel for the acquisition of IMI - Israel Military Industries.
Key clients: Elbit Systems, Diplomat Distributors, I.D.I Insurance Company, Pfizer Israel, Comsec, Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop, IBM Israel, Sanofi Israel, Gilead Israel, etc.
Contact: Jacob Enoch
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
The department specialises in all capital markets transactions including: equity transactions, IPOs, secondary offerings, convertible and exchangeable bond issues, representation of public companies, investors (private and institutional) and underwriters regarding aspects related to the capital markets, and providing legal advice to boards of public companies and partnerships. The department is also highly accomplished in handling all regulatory aspects related to mutual funds, portfolio and asset managers and more.
Recent activity: our firm advised Ashtrom Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries, Ashdar Building Company Ltd. and Ashtrom Properties Ltd. (all public companies traded on Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd.) in connection with the offering of approximately NIS 1 billion in debt securities issued in six separate tranches.
Key clients: Zur Shamir Holdings (Direct Insurance Financial Investments), Dan Hotels, C. Mer Group, Adgar Investment & Development, The Phoenix Group, Excellence Mutual Funds Ltd., Blue Square Real Estate, etc.
Contact: Udi Efron, Oded Ofek
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Branches

  • Histadrot Building, 8 Oranim St.,
  • Nazareth Iliit,
  • Nazareth,
  • Northern
  • Israel
  • 1767111
  • Tel +972 4 6450789
  • Fax +972 4 6450890