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Amir Amar

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Real estate, planning and construction, entertainment law.


During his extensive legal career, Amir has been involved in many legal matters relating to real-estate, planning and construction law, and commercial law. Amir has led many complex transactions in Israel and abroad, appeared and litigated before several judicial forums and tribunals and has gained significant expertise in the different legal challenges the cellular industry is facing. His real estate expertise is noted in the 2013 editions of Legal Experts EMEA, Chambers and Partners, and the editorial of Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2013, which quoted clients praising him as "a magnificent lawyer that gives excellent advice". The 2011 edition of Legal Experts EMEA lists Amir as one of the leading experts in real-estate law in Israel. In 2010, he was named by daily Ma’ariv as Israel’s top real-estate lawyer. In addition to his involvement in the firm, Amir is a member of the board of directors of Amot Investments Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, is a member of the board at the municipal water company of Ramat Hasharon, takes active part in Friends of the Humane Society in Israel, and serves as Vice Chairman of the Judge Appointment Advisory Committee.


Amir Amar is the head of AYR and was one of the founding partners of the firm in 2010. Partner at Ron Gazit Rotenberg & Co, where he left to establish AYR.


English, Hebrew.


Admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 1995. Member of the Board of Directors of Amot Investments Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Member of the Board of Directors at the Municipal Water Company of Ramat Hasharon. Vice Chairman of the Judge Appointment Advisory Committee.


Graduated from the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University in 1994.


Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co handles a wide range of real estate matters for real estate companies, construction and engineering contractors, investors and corporate occupiers. In perhaps the group's flagship project, Amir Amar, Liat Volanovsky Nueman and department head Omer Gadish are advising Gindi Tower Tel Aviv on its long-running residential tower project in the old wholesale market in Tel Aviv; the development will deliver 770 units in two residential towers and has future plans for an additional two towers. Another key contact is Aharon Barda, who is acting for Yossi Avrahami Civil Engineering Works in relation to a number of projects, including a 370-unit residential development in Haifa. Moreover, the team is particularly active in urban renewal projects, where it has advised entrepreneurs such as Gindi Investments and Aura Israel - Entrepreneurship and Investments.

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Real estate: urban renewal

Within: Real estate: urban renewal

The team at AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co advises many of Israel's most active real estate developers in large-scale urban renewal projects throughout Israel. The real estate department is led by Omer Gadish, who is acting for Erco Holdings in relation to an urban renewal project by the beach line in Bat Yam; the project is planned for construction of 410 apartments as well as an expansive commercial space. Gadish is also advising Shapir Housing and Building on the development of an urban renewal project in Jerusalem, which will deliver over 700 residential units. Another key contact is Amir Amar, who is advising Gindi Enterprise and Development on a project for the development of 500 residential units in Givatayim, and is also acting for a developer in relation to a 522-unit urban renewal project in Ramat HaSharon. Ohad Duvdevany heads the urban renewal practice group.

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