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Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s antitrust group ‘demonstrates a combination of highly professional skills, excellent control over the facts and great commercial understanding’. The team handles all contentious and non-contentious antitrust matters for clients such as Delek Group. Hilla Peleg and Zvi Agmon are recommended.

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co handles antitrust matters in a variety of sectors and has been involved in significant civil and criminal antitrust litigation. An ‘international-quality lawyer’, Tal Eyal-Boger counsels The Association of Banks in Israel regarding antitrust legislation and is involved in a class action concerning the global trucks cartel.

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices is involved in Israel Antitrust Authority (IAA) negotiations in relation to huge M&A, handles high-profile global follow-on litigation and provides antitrust advice in heavily regulated industries such as news media and aviation. Niva Barg Livnat, Israel Leshem, and Yochi Kadir-Paz are contacts. Clients include Siemens, Bayer and MAN Truck and Bus.

S. Horowitz & Co demonstrates ‘vast industry knowledge’ marrying ‘commercial and litigious thinking’, but most importantly is ‘highly respected by regulatory agencies’. Hagai Doron and Gitit Levin Grinberg provide comprehensive Israeli antitrust advice to Teva, Procter & Gamble and General Electric. Yehoshua Horesh is also recommended.

Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co. has extensive expertise in antitrust litigation and regulatory investigations, particularly in cases with potential civil and criminal claims. The ‘top-classShai Bakal represents Siemens in a series of complex hearings concerning IAA’s first-ever enforcement action regarding an alleged international cartel. David Tadmor is another contact.

Weinstock Zecler & Co. is ‘highly recommended’ in the market for antitrust litigation, covering follow-on class actions, civil and criminal claims and administrative proceedings. Niv Zecler handles general antitrust matters and a host of litigation for clients such as Strauss Group and CAL Israel Credit Cards. The team also represents LG Electronics in cartel-related follow-on litigation.

The team at Eshel, Ashlagi, Rozent - Law Offices provides ‘great service and practical advice’ and handles the full range of contentious and non-contentious antitrust matters. Gal Rozent recently represented Intel in merger approval proceedings regarding its acquisition of Mobileye.

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. strengthened its antitrust practice with the addition of former sole practitioner Boaz Golan, ‘one of Israel’s best antitrust lawyers’. The team has picked up increasingly complex work with Golan’s arrival and persuaded various regulators, on behalf of the Neto Group, that Tnuva had sought to block effective competition.

Herzog Fox & Neeman has experience in headline antitrust litigation and handles the Israeli antitrust aspects of global M&A deals. Talya Solomon represented officers of the Ashdod Port before the IAA and Antitrust Tribunal in a case to impose the first-ever administrative fines for monopolistic breaches.

Jointly headed by Niv Sever and Mazor Matzkevich, M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries’ team is well known for its experience handling complex antitrust-related disputes. Matzkevich defends Toshiba Corporation in follow-on claims concerning its alleged involvement in three separate global cartels. Additional clients include IDB Tourism.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is especially strong in antitrust litigation. Perhaps ‘one of Israel’s top ten antitrust lawyers’, Golan Kaneti represented All in Trade in a unique case concerning its purchase of Hayun Computers - a company under criminal antitrust investigation, unbeknownst to the purchaser.

Yossi Levy & Co is ‘highly professional, well connected and endlessly available’ and has extensive experience in antitrust litigation. Indeed, Yossi Levy and the ‘savvy and dedicatedAsaf Shubinsky are involved in multiple high-profile global cartel claims. Jonathan Adiel is an experienced consultant in the department.

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary has considerable antitrust experience, particularly in the food and beverage sector. Practice head Ravit Arbel represents Intellect MR in an Antitrust Tribunal appeal regarding certain restrictive arrangements. Eldad Koresh is recommended.

Headed by Michal Rothschild, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co’s group advises on non-contentious antitrust matters and has been involved in a number of disputes and IAA hearings. The team represents Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises in a NIS1bn antitrust claim for abuse of market position.

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co structures compliance programmes and handles merger approvals for clients in a variety of industry sectors. Ran Ben-Ari handled the successful IAA application for VW Group’s $300m investment into Gett.

With particular expertise in complex merger approvals, Gornitzky & Co. is a ‘well-established firm’ in the Israeli antitrust field. Avner Finkelshtein represents Osem-Nestlé in a class action alleging excessive pricing and handles merger approvals for clients such as Mediterranean Car Agency.

Meridor Law Office is headed by ‘go-to antitrust lawyer’ Mattan Meridor, who has continued to secure high-quality mandates since becoming a sole practitioner in 2016. Meridor handles a variety of antitrust matters for clients such as Melisron, Bank Hapoalim and Cellcom Israel.

Ron Gazit, Rotenberg & Co handles contentious and non-contentious antitrust issues for major domestic clients. Benjamin Rotenberg and Amir Vang represented ELA Recycling Corporation in business-crucial IAA negotiations concerning an operational permit pursuant to the restrictive trade practices law.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. offers ‘thorough and methodical advice and out-of-the-box thinking’ to foreign corporates concerning the antitrust aspects of their Israeli activities. Gil Rosenberg also handles merger approvals for clients such as Castro Model. In 2017, the legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.

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