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Reuven Behar

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Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation, Intellectual Property, Competition & Antitrust, Private Asset Management


FBC - Reuven Behar

Mr. Behar leads the firm’s Litigation and Competition & Antitrust Departments, fields in which he is one of Israel’s leading practitioners. In addition to participating in high-profile antitrust and commercial litigation, Mr. Behar has handled many of Israel's most significant and major M&A transactions. Mr. Behar is also well-known for his work in the communications and intellectual property areas and serves as a mediator and arbitrator in complex commercial, intellectual property and family matters, as well as an executor in significant and high-profile probate cases. Mr. Behar is a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Israel group for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Mr. Behar’s clients include many of Israel’s leading “blue chip” enterprises, as well as major foreign corporations doing business in Israel. He represents Israeli companies in international transactions, litigation and arbitrations.


Mr. Behar graduated with high honors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law School. Between 1976 and 1980, he served as the editor of the Hebrew University Law Review and as an assistant lecturer in corporations and criminal law at the Hebrew University Law School.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1981


J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (M.M.), 1990 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B., Cum Laude), 1980

Israel: Dispute resolution

Local litigation and arbitration

Within: Leading individuals

Reuven Behar - 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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Israel: Intellectual property


Within: Commercial/transactions

One client notes that Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co’s IP team is ‘more responsive and easier to work with’ than international law firms. Amit Dat and department head Reuven Behar have experience establishing multinational corporate partnership and licensing agreements for global players such as Google Israel and AGT International. The team’s expertise also covers fintech and broadcast and print media.

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