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S. Horowitz & Co is one of Israel’s leading full-service law firms. The firm offers the full range of corporate, commercial and dispute resolution services to the international and Israeli business and financial communities. It is also one of Israel’s largest law firms, with over 150 fee-earners, many of whom are multilingual and have qualified and practised as lawyers in the US, England and South Africa. Chambers Global describes S. Horowitz & Co as being ‘in a class of its own’ for domestic and cross-border banking and finance, and as ‘without doubt, the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel’. The EMEA Legal 500 has described the firm’s corporate and M&A practice as being ‘simply outstanding.’
Areas of practice
The firm operates in a number of practice areas, including the following:
Corporate: the firm advises on a wide spectrum of transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions (including tender offers, forward and reverse triangular mergers and private acquisitions), joint ventures (including strategic alliances, partnerships and other forms of collaboration), IPOs and secondary offerings (including SEC registered offerings and offerings of Israeli securities on European markets), venture capital (including venture capital structuring and private equity investment) and corporate governance.
Dispute resolution: the firm has been involved in a large proportion of the major commercial disputes that have arisen in Israel. It regularly represents clients in complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings, acting and collaborating, where necessary, with foreign counsel.
Banking and corporate recovery: it advises banks, financial institutions and borrowers on all aspects of secured and unsecured financings, acquisition finance, project finance, trade finance and asset finance. The firm has acted for banks on most of the major international and domestic syndicated financings that have taken place in Israel.
With the largest dedicated IP department among the leading commercial law firms in Israel, the firm advises on all aspects relating to the use, enforcement, licensing, and protection of IP rights.
Project finance and infrastructure: extensive experience advising on major projects in various sectors, including electricity, roads, light railways, tunnels, construction, telecommunications and infrastructure.
The firm’s tax practice offers a broad expertise in all aspects of business taxation, international tax planning, property taxation, value-added tax and customs duties.
Securities and capital markets: the firm advises on the issuances of debt securities and other instruments, international offerings, securitisations and derivatives and represents foreign underwriters in relation to public offerings.
Pharmaceuticals/biotechnology: the firm provides clients with a full range of legal services specifically tailored to the pharmaceutical/biotechnology sector. Clients include pharmas, start-ups, universities and health funds.
Telecommunications and media: the firm advises mobile phone operators, broadcasters, cable franchisees, program providers, satellite operators, service providers and financiers on all corporate and regulatory issues that may arise from operating in the telecommunications field in Israel.
The firm advises on all areas of law relating to antitrust and trade matters. It regularly advises on the Israeli antitrust regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the application of Israeli antitrust law to agreements that may be regarded as restrictive arrangements.
Energy and natural resources: extensive experience in acting for most of the major players that operate in Israel’s electricity, oil and gas industries.
The firm deals with all types of commercial property transactions.
Number of lawyers 126
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