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With clients in the transport, residential and hospitality sectors, the team at Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. has been particularly active in zoning and development issues for various hotel developers. Avi Porten also acts for private landowners.

Eshel, Ashlagi, Rozent – Law Offices handles a significant amount of work concerning Tama 38 projects to upgrade buildings against earthquakes. The team advised Danshar Group on land purchases and the construction of logistics and manufacturing centres. Eli Eshel heads the department.

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.’s team is experienced in handling planning, licensing and regulatory matters for residential and commercial real estate projects. Practice co-heads Orna Verhovsky and Sagiv Hanin have been advising Gav-Yam on the planning and licensing of the 19-acre Be’er Sheva Advanced Technology Park.

At Hamburger Evron & Co. Law Offices & Notaries, Haim Waintrob and Amnon Sorek recently advised Rubinstein Avraham & Co Building Co on the construction of two office towers and a large nursing home. Waintrob is also acting for Shapir Engineering and Industry on the Cross Israel Highway.

Ariel Flavian and the team at Herzog Fox & Neeman provides ‘comprehensive and expedient’ service in ‘a timely fashion’. Flavian is recommended for his experience in large construction projects and also handles related disputes. Moshe Hardi is involved in residential projects for Rothstein Development and Amir Peres specialises in Tama 38 work.

Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin Witkon primarily assists government entities and municipal corporations on the planning aspects of commercial complexes, but handles construction matters for clients in the transport sector. Ron Tzin is the main contact.

The lawyers at Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates often represent private landowners and developers before planning committees. Taly Salton-Yeshua heads the team, which represents clients such as Africa Israel Group.

Yehuda Raveh & Co. has been involved in rezoning and expansion projects for clients such as The National Library of Israel, as well as Derech Eretz Highways. Uri Yamin’s specialised practice spans contracts, transactions, litigation, objections and appeals.

Yigal Arnon & Co acts for holding companies, developers and construction companies regarding commercial and residential projects. Practice head Hagit Bavly handled contractor agreements and represented Idit Properties before planning committees in relation to a multibillion-dollar mixed-use project in Tel Aviv.

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co’s joint practice heads Amir Amar and Yacov Cohen appear before planning and zoning tribunals concerning objections, handle related litigation, and act for clients such as Partner Communications in construction agreements and planning and environmental permits.

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co’s team acts for investors and development companies, including in several Tama 38 projects. Amir Chen is defending The National Infrastructure & Transportation Company against a claim of expropriation.

At Maya Ashkenazi Law Office, the ‘exceptionally knowledgeable’ Maya Ashkenazi is experienced in planning and zoning disputes and routinely represents Pelephone Communications in disputes at all levels of court, including a Supreme Court case regarding permit exemptions.

Tamar Migdal leads the department at Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices, which specialises in litigation. The team is representing Cross Israel Highways in a case concerning expropriation and depreciation compensation.

S. Horowitz & Co is active in planning and zoning disputes. Asaf Rentsler and Amir Caspari are key contacts in the department, which is acting for a conglomerate of private landowners regarding Kikar Hamedina shopping plaza in Tel Aviv.

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