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Yigal Arnon & Co

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Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Barak Tal

Work +972 3 608 7835
Yigal Arnon & Co

Work Department

Antitrust, Class Actions, Environmental Law, Insurance, Litigation, Sports Law, Telecommunications.


Barak has extensive experience in virtually the full range of civil & commercial litigation, including antitrust law commercial law, insurance law, communications law, banking law & restrictive trade practices. Barak also specializes in class action suits and has represented parties in some of Israel's leading class action litigation.

Additionally Barak has defended clients in some of Israel's highest profile white collar crime trials. Barak appeared repeatedly before Israel's Supreme Court.


Barak served as a member of the Disciplinary Panel of the Israel Bar Association 2002-2008. Barak served as a judge in the National (Appellate) Disciplinary Court  of the Israeli Bar Association (2009-2011).

Barak is a member of the board of trustees of the law faculty of the Tel Aviv University. Barak lectures to LLM students in the law faculty of Tel Aviv University and often lectures in continuing education programs for attorneys. 

In addition, Barak is a member of the board of the Israeli Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Barak joined the firm in 1992 and became a partner in 1995.


Barak is fluent in Hebrew and English.


Barak was admitted to the Israel Bar in 1992.


Barak received his law degree from Tel Aviv University in 1991.



Within: Insurance

Yigal Arnon & Co represents each of Israel’s major insurance companies in matters involving life, property and group insurance. Ido Chitman and Barak Tal have been active in class action claims for insurers such as Clal, Migdal and Phoenix against Clalit Health Care Services and Maccabi Health Care Services – two of Israel’s leading HMOs.

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Telecoms and media

Within: Telecoms and media

Yigal Arnon & Co’s comprehensive service includes representing clients before regulatory bodies, advising on acquisitions in the sector and handling litigation pertaining to copyright and performance issues. Litigators Barak Tal and Ruth Loven handle various matters for Google, with recent work including representing the client in the Supreme Court in a dispute pertaining to the removal of defamatory search results. Media and entertainment specialist Ido Chitman is the other name to note.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions

Within: Leading individuals

Barak Tal - Yigal Arnon & Co

Within: Class actions

Yigal Arnon & Co acts for a diverse set of clients, including recently Bank Leumi and Unilever. Practice head Barak Tal regularly represents Google, which he is defending against a NIS103m action alleging violation of the Spam Act. Ruth Loven is ‘a talented advocate’.

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Local litigation and arbitration

Within: Leading individuals

Barak Tal - Yigal Arnon & Co

Within: Local litigation and arbitration

Yigal Arnon & Coexcels at understanding what really matters to a client’. Practice head Barak Tal and the ‘smart and tenaciousRuth Loven have a substantial practice and have been defending Assicurazioni Generali against a lawsuit for allegedly conducting pre-acquisition negotiations in bad faith and acting for Google in various proceedings relating to e-advertising and search results. Orna Sasson is ‘a gifted strategist’.

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