Administrative Law & Regulation:
The firm has been recognised by various legal directories as a leading firm in the field of administrative law and regulation. The firm advises various entities in the Israeli market in their interaction with government agencies and administrative bodies in different contexts.
The firm is ranked as a top tier law firm in all matters relating to antitrust and competition law and has a prominent presence in this sector. The firm’s specialisation covers all civil and criminal aspects of the antitrust law. The antitrust and competition practice group includes many of Israel’s leading experts in the field, many of whom have worked in key regulatory bodies.
Banking & Finance:
The firm has unique experience in the field of banking and finance, going back more than 20 years, and nurturing relationships with all major banks and financial institutions. The firm’s clients include the largest Israeli banks, credit cards companies, financial institutions and developers of new products in the field of banking and payment systems.
Capital Markets, Securities & Regulation of Financial Services:
The firm acts on a variety of complex matters for Israeli and foreign companies, including publicly traded companies, banks, investments houses and other leading entities in Israel’s capital market.
The firm was one of the first Israeli law firms to establish a China Desk and a physical representative office in the PRC, in 2007. The firm provides a full range of legal services to local and foreign clients operating in China and Chinese clients operating in Israel.
The firm has significant experience in drafting and implementing compliance programs for large Israeli companies as well as multinationals operating within Israel.
Corporate & Commercial:
The firm’s dynamic corporate team supports companies from a wide range of industries on major corporate matters, as well as day-to-day commercial activities. The lawyers not only understand the local corporate framework in Israel but have extensive experience in cross-border transactions, including with the US, Europe and the Far East.
Cross Border & Domestic M&A:
The firm handles major local and cross-border transactions for leading Israeli and foreign clients. The firm has know-how, expertise and extensive experience in highly complex local and international transactions, and is involved in many of Israel’s largest corporate transactions, privatisations and public offerings.
The firm provides expert legal and strategic employment advice with a commercial focus, to a broad client mix of private and public sector employers.
Energy & Natural Resources:
The firm is at the forefront of the energy sector, providing advice to clients on matters relating to solar energy, hydroelectricity pumped-storage energy, wind energy, natural gas fired power plants and gas transfer and distribution. The firm has been involved in some of the pathfinder and largest energy deals to date both in Israel or involving Israeli developers internationally.
The firm’s Environmental department is widely recognised as one of Israel’s strongest. It provides ongoing advice in a wide range of environmental aspects, conducts environmental due diligence, represents companies with environmental technologies, prepares risk management and EMS programs.
Hi-Tech & Venture Capital:
The firm has extensive and diverse experience in representing start-up companies (and their founders) from inception through financings and commercial growth until (and beyond) exit, as well as representing private, venture capital and strategic investors in such companies.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
The firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group is among the largest and best in Israel. It represents leading Israeli and international corporations in a wide variety of complex litigation matters, including class actions; antitrust proceedings; insurance claims; intellectual property litigation; white collar cases; commercial and contractual disputes; shareholder disputes; environmental litigation; real estate and construction litigation; private international law; international arbitrations; administrative actions; and tender litigation.
Public Tenders & Government Contracts:
The firm has the knowledge and experience necessary to address complex public procurement issues arising under the Mandatory Tenders Law and Regulations from the perspective of all those involved in the procurement process. The firm advises bidders, as well as tender issuers, throughout the tender process, from the preliminary stages of RFI and Pre-Qualification, through the entire tender process, until bid selection and contract execution and performance.
The firm is ranked amongst Israel’s leaders in the project financing domain. The firm advises clients on the full spectrum of project financing, including BOT, PFI, BOO, DBFO, licenses and others in all sectors, including water projects, conventional energy, renewable energy, telecoms, natural gas, defense and aerospace, highways and transportation.
The firm represents a variety of foreign and domestic companies, individuals, funds, investors, constructors and entrepreneurs in all aspects of real estate transactions including: purchasing, selling, leasing, real estate bids, combination transactions, construction, purchase groups, urban renewal, and management of assets. In addition, the firm represents financial institutions in land related aspects of financing