Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
Click here for more details

Israel > Planning and construction > Law firm and leading lawyer rankings


Index of tables

  1. Planning and construction
  2. Leading individuals

Leading individuals

  1. 1

Who Represents Who

Find out which law firms are representing which Planning and construction clients in Israel using The Legal 500's new comprehensive database of law firm/client relationships. Instantly search over 925,000 relationships, including over 83,000 Fortune 500, 46,000 FTSE350 and 13,000 DAX 30 relationships globally. Access is free for in-house lawyers, and by subscription for law firms. For more information, contact


Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s planning team has ‘extensive knowledge and experience’ in the field of urban renewals and is especially active in infrastructure planning. Avi Porten and Eyal Mamo advise Israel Railways on zoning issues related to its nationwide network expansion. The team represented a developer before various government entities regarding the rezoning of three residential projects in Jerusalem.

Well known in Israel’s real estate industry, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co’s Amir Chen handles the gamut of planning and zoning issues in massive commercial and residential developments. Chen is advising Clal Industries on a plan for a business district on the company’s land in Nesher. The team also handles all planning and land expropriation matters for Israel Roads.

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. has experience in infrastructure projects and complex residential and commercial planning in restrictive areas such as Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Orna Verhovsky is advising Gindi Investments on comprehensive planning and licensing procedures in connection with the 70,000 sqm Gindi Tel Aviv project. Verhovsky and Sagiv Hanin handle planning issues for Bayside Land Corporation regarding the 150,000 sqm Tozeret Ha’aretz project.

Responsive, professional and, most of all, effective’, Hamburger Evron & Co. Law Offices & Notaries has a longstanding reputation in planning and zoning. The highly recommended Ronen Yardeni advises Shikun & Binui Real Estate Development on multiple large-scale projects, including Tel Aviv’s Old Central Station project. Led by Haim Waintrob, the team is also active in urban renewal and energy project planning.

Herzog Fox & Neeman provides planning advice through every stage of a project, be it commercial, residential or infrastructure. The team handles all statutory proceedings and is known for its ‘strength in public sector negotiations’. Ariel Flavian advised Ganei Ben Zvi on its 100,000 sqm development in the heart of Tel Aviv. Moshe Hardi heads the practice.

Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates handles contentious planning procedures and provides planning and zoning services to a huge variety of real estate companies. Headed by Taly Salton-Yeshua, the team acts for entrepreneurs in the field of urban renewals and is particularly strong in advancing land development initiatives. The department also assists landowners and developers with complex developments in Tel Aviv.

The team at Yigal Arnon & Co is involved in several of the largest projects in Tel Aviv. Amalia Meshi is advising US-based RFR Holding on the planning of a luxury hotel development in historic Jaffa. Hagit Bavly acted for Idit Properties in connection with the multibillion-dollar reconstruction of Tel Aviv’s Atarim Square.

Maya Ashkenazi Law Office is ‘highly regarded’ among Israeli planning and zoning firms. ‘Professional and dedicated’ name partner Maya Ashkenazi handles contentious and non-contentious planning matters and recently advised the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem on proceedings involving the expropriation of religiously significant land on the Mount of Olives.

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices’ planning and zoning department acts for construction and development companies involved in various commercial, residential and infrastructure projects. Tamar Migdal has particular expertise advising government entities on master plan issues and is legal counsel to Master Plan 47, which concerns the regeneration of a vacated IDF base.

Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin Witkon goes ‘above and beyond’ for its clients, which include construction and development companies, state and municipal authorities, and private landowners. Ron Tzin is ‘one of the best planning lawyers in the country’, according to one client, and has advised municipalities on new city plans and objections.

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co provides planning advice to development companies and also assists corporates such as Delek with objections and ongoing planning issues. Yacov Cohen advised Gindi Investments on a large housing development in Tel Aviv, the first stage of a mega development in the old Wholesale Market.

Headed by Ofra Cohen, the planning department at Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary has extensive involvement in urban renewal projects. Additionally, the team acts for the Association for the Promotion of the Planning and Development of the Blue Coast in relation to the NIS3bn Blue Coast development plan.

Eshel, Ashlagi, Rozent - Law Offices has particular expertise in urban renewals and raze/rebuild projects throughout Israel. Eli Eshel acts for entrepreneurs such as Paz Construction in relation to Tama 38 projects. Meytal Katz-Rozenberg is a key contact.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries advises major development companies on commercial projects and urban renewals and also handles planning disputes. Raphael Melman is an ‘exceptional professional’ and Dana Biran advises Ashdar Building Company on numerous urban renewals and raze/rebuild projects.

S. Horowitz & Co’s ‘thorough and professional’ department has particular expertise in planning disputes. Indeed, Amir Caspari represents Paz Oil in a Supreme Court appeal concerning compensation for impairment under Israeli planning and building law. Asaf Rentsler heads the practice.

Led by Uri Yamin, Yehuda Raveh & Co.’s planning and zoning team has handled expansion projects for infrastructure companies and publicly owned buildings.

Press releases

The latest news direct from law firms. If you would like to submit press releases for your firm, send an email request to

Legal Developments in Israel

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to

Press Releases worldwide

The latest news direct from law firms. If you would like to submit press releases for your firm, send an email request to