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Israel

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.distinguishes itself, thanks to its partner-led service’. Among recent mandates, Yona Goshen-Gottstein advised alternative investment fund Ofek on structuring a private mezzanine investment and also acted as local counsel to Česká spořitelna as lender of a €28m export buyer’s credit facility provided to an Israeli company.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

The ‘great capital markets team’ at Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. is jointly headed by Uri Rosenberg and Shirel Guttman-Amira, both of whom, along with Efrat Hozeh-Azrad, have ‘in-depth regulatory knowledge combined with exceptional business understanding’. Recent highlights include advising HSBC, Barclays and Citibank on the $800m Rule 144A/Reg S offering by Israel Chemicals and drafting the prospectus for Ashdod Port as part of its privatisation by means of a share offering.

Leading individuals

Uri Rosenberg - Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 1

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s ‘lawyers have the uncommon ability to integrate wide and in-depth legal knowledge with superb commercial understanding’. Reputed litigator Zvi Agmon has been representing Noble Energy in a number of proceedings before the Israel Antitrust Authority (IAA) relating to the Leviathan gas field. Hilla Peleg is recommended for class actions. Mattan Meridor has become a sole practictioner at Meridor Law Office – the decision removes a conflict of interest caused by his brother becoming director general of the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources, which is an established client of Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co..

Leading individuals

Zvi Agmon - Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

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Planning and construction
Planning and construction - ranked: tier 1

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s key contacts Eyal Mamo and Avi Porten are advising Israel Railways on zoning issues pertaining to network expansion and are acting for Givot Olam Oil Exploration on all construction matters relating to the Meged oilfield.

Leading individuals

Avi Porten - Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. has ‘an unparalleled record in the oil and gas space, particularly financings’; practice head Dan Hacohen, who is ‘well connected in the field and can help mediate tough negotiations’, is a key adviser to Tamar Consortium including on its gas sales and in relation to its offshore gas field project. Associate Eddie Ashkenazi is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Dan Hacohen - Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Avi Porten, who heads Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s real estate, planning and construction team in Jerusalem, worked alongside Eyal Mamo to handle a number of high-profile transactions in the city including advising Four Seasons Hotel on a NIS1bn hotel development. Tel Aviv team head Ishai Itsikovich is an urban renewal expert.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions
Dispute resolution: class actions - ranked: tier 1

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s ‘strong team’ shows ‘personal attention to clients’. The highly regarded Zvi Agmon and Uri Sorek are defending LG Electronics in a cartel-related class action. Consumer protection expert Dror Savransky and ‘superb communicator’ Ayelet Golomb-Planer are also recommended.

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Litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 1

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.explains complex and diverse issues very clearly and in a manner that the clients, regulators, counterparties and courts can grasp quickly’. Founder Zvi Agmon is ‘a brilliant lawyer and very fast thinker’ and Ayelet Golomb-Planer is ‘very intelligent and convincing; a trusted adviser’. Yoav Hirsh is acting for China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation in a contractual dispute. Leumi Bank, which the team has been representing in a dispute arising from an international tax investigation, and IDB Holdings are other clients.

Leading individuals

Zvi Agmon - Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

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