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Gil Orion

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Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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Litigation, Class Actions & Derivative Suits, Arbitration & Mediation


Dr. Orion, co-head of FBC’s Litigation Department and the head of the class actions & derivative suits practice, is recognized by international and domestic indices as one of Israel’s most highly-regarded litigators and one of the leading practitioners in the area of class actions and derivative suits. His practice spans the field of complex commercial litigation, securities law matters, and international and domestic arbitrations, and he is a well-known speaker and author on a range of topics related to commercial litigation and class action defense. Dr. Orion received his doctorate in 1996 from Harvard Law School in the fields of corporate law and securities regulation. He has also served as an assistant lecturer for contract law and held the position of editor and member of the editorial board of the Tel Aviv University Law Review. Dr. Orion serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Israel Bar Association's Class Actions Committee.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1990


Harvard University (S.J.D.), 1996 Harvard University (LL.M.), 1993 Tel Aviv University (LL.B., Cum Laude), 1989

Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions

Within: Leading individuals

Gil Orion - Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Within: Class actions

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co’s practice head Gil Orion is ‘well-respected in the business community for providing sound and creative advice’. He recently defended clients such as Tower Semiconductor, Ford Motor Company and Perrigo. Orit Malka is recommended.

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Local litigation and arbitration

Within: Leading individuals

Gil Orion - Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Within: Local litigation and arbitration

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co has ‘a highly knowledgeable, hardworking, very creative and agile litigation team’. Practice head Reuven Behar is representing losing bidders in an administrative appeal to the Supreme Court to overturn a decision which awarded to competitors a tender for the electrification of a segment of railway. Gil Orion is also recommended; his recent clients include MIS Implant Technologies and Ernst & Young Israel.

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Mediation and international arbitration

Within: Mediation and international arbitration

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co’s practice co-heads have been particularly active, with Reuven Behar recently sitting as a mediator in several complex cross-border disputes and Gil Orion representing Sorek Desalination Partnership in a Geneva arbitration with Hydranautics regarding a purchase agreement.

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