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Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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FBC - Sagit Avital-Assaf

Sagit Avital-Assaf heads FBC’s Municipal Tax practice. She is an expert in the field with extensive experience representing large companies and municipalities in Israel.

Ms. Avital-Assaf advises clients in complex matters valued in the hundreds of millions of shekels in a variety of industry sectors, including: real estate companies (including new developments), hi-tech and software development firms, shopping malls, banks, insurance companies, industrial and manufacturing companies, security companies, pharmaceutical companies, infrastructure companies, gas stations, hotels, senior citizen residences, and more.

Ms. Avital-Assaf expertise includes evaluation of the assessments and/or the increased charges received from tax authorities, providing legal opinions, filing objections and administrative appeals, representation before various appeal tribunals, representation in settlement negotiations, and the general filing and representation in all relevant legal proceedings, such as in administrative petitions, proceedings before the High Court of Justice, class actions and claims for restitution.


Prior to joining FBC, Ms. Avital-Assaf worked in a leading law firm, served on the Municipal Tax Appeal Tribunal of the Municipality of Herzliya and was a member on behalf of the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel on the National Forum to Establish a Uniform Municipal Tax Order.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1999


College of Management (COMAS) School of Law, Israel, LL.B., 1999



Within: Tax

The tax team at Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co is regularly involved in market-leading investment, real estate and M&A transactions, often with substantial cross-border elements. In addition, the department advises high-net-worth individuals on voluntary disclosure matters and trust planning, and also has experience in prominent tax disputes. Department head Anat Shavit has represented myriad domestic companies in contested tax assessments and is currently representing the Israeli subsidiary of a multinational online business in a dispute with the ITA regarding a VAT assessment, which raises novel questions of tax applied to certain types of products. Also of note, the department recently brought on senior associate Sagit Avital Assaf to expand its municipal taxation practice; Avital Assaf joined the team from the Tel Aviv Municipality. Clients include Mekorot (the Israeli national water company), Sky Private Equity Fund, and Colmobil.

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