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Adv Israel Leshem

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Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices

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Litigation Group


head of litigation department Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Commercial Law Partner in the firm


Member and Deputy Editor, Tel Aviv University Law Review, 1974-1978. Associate: Cravath, Swain & Moore, New York, N.Y., 1983-1985. Partner: Zadok, Striks, Sela & Co., 1985-1988. Lipa Meir, Leshem & Co., 1988-1994. Tel Aviv University, Israel, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, 1985-1989. College of Management, Israel, Lecturer, 1990-1994.


Hebrew and English


Member of the Israel Bar Association 1978 New York State Bar Association, 1984


Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1977 (LL.B summa cum laude). Harvard University, MA, USA, 1984 (S.J.D).


Publications: The Advocate (HaPraclit) Volume 33 Page 232: "Appeals - When As A Matter of Right When By Discretion?".



Within: Competition/antitrust

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices is involved in Israel Antitrust Authority (IAA) negotiations in relation to huge M&A, handles high-profile global follow-on litigation and provides antitrust advice in heavily regulated industries such as news media and aviation. Niva Barg Livnat, Israel Leshem, and Yochi Kadir-Paz are contacts. Clients include Siemens, Bayer and MAN Truck and Bus.

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Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Healthcare and life sciences

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices is instructed by biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies in corporate transactions and litigation. Israel Leshem and Ron Peleg have handled high-value disputes for AstraZeneca, while David Mirchin handles commercial agreements for the client.

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Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions

Within: Class actions

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices is noted for representing international technology and pharmaceutical companies, and Israel Leshem and Ron Peleg have acted for GSK, Merck and Bayer in consumer class actions. The team welcomed several new partners through internal and external growth and clients have noted the ease with which the firm interacts with international clients in particular.

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Local litigation and arbitration

Within: Leading individuals

Israel Leshem - Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices

Within: Local litigation and arbitration

With perhaps the largest litigation team in Israel, Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices handles ‘high-stakes cases’ in every area of commercial litigation and white-collar crime. Led by Israel Leshem, Eyal Rosovsky and Nadav Weisman, the department has experience in banking litigation and handles numerous claims for Siemens. Ron Peleg is also recommended.

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Mediation and international arbitration

Within: Mediation and international arbitration

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices ensures ‘consistently good work’ and has experience in various international arbitration and mediation procedures. The ‘impressiveIsrael Leshem heads the department. Eyal Rosovsky and Yoav Oestreicher are additional contacts.

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