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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


FBC - Dr. Gil Orion

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

Acting for domestic and multinational defendants, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co has a wide-ranging practice handling class action and derivative suits. Gil Orion and Orit Malka have been active in securities class actions and derivative claims regarding corporate governance. The team also represents ABB in a high-value antitrust case.

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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 is one of the ‘best choices for complex litigation in Israel’. In 2017, the team represented Yahav Hamias Group in a Supreme Court case concerning proper admission of evidence, which was considered to be one of the most significant decisions of the year. Gil Orion and Reuven Behar are contacts.

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Mediation and international arbitration

Within: Mediation and international arbitration

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co is a ‘highly regarded firm’ in Israel for mediation and is also active in international arbitration. Gil Orion is involved in an UNCITRAL arbitration, while Reuven Behar is often called upon as a mediator.

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