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The firm

Goldman, Erlich, Edelstein, Avigad & Co. is among Israel’s leading law firms in the fields of real estate, planning and construction, finance and banking, family wealth management, litigation and commercial law. Established in 1995, the firm strives for excellence and professional leadership, and is positioned today among Israel’s top law firms in its practice areas. Active in Israel and abroad, the firm specialises in complex and extensive legal cases, utilising its unique business experience accumulated throughout years of co-operation with professionals from various legal and non-legal disciplines. The firm is known for its dynamism and creativity, combined with vast legal knowledge and experience.

The firm prides itself on its exceptionally close relationships with its clients, granting them comprehensive legal services with a personal touch. It feels that a good advocate fully identifies with his clients’ needs, shares their moments of happiness, strives to relieve their sorrow, while prioritising the client’s interests above all. Its diverse yet integrative practices enable the firm to provide holistic and synergetic legal counsel, observing each case from all angles. Clients enjoy ‘preventive legal medicine’, using its ability to anticipate problems and provide advance solutions, thus enhancing their confidence and peace of mind. The firm emphasises quality and professionalism of its advocates, and encourages collaboration between different departments.

Areas of practice

Real estate: the firm is considered one of Israel’s leading law firms in real estate matters. The department possesses diverse in-depth experience handling planning and construction and real estate issues, and provides its clients with comprehensive solutions in these practices, including taxation and funding. The department regularly represents entrepreneurs, contractors, investors and companies involved in high-profile real estate transactions in Israel and abroad. Among others, the firm specialises in complex real estate transactions, combination transactions, acquisition groups, owner-builder associations and urban renewals.

Litigation: the firm provides comprehensive representation throughout all legal instances. The firm’s clients are represented with evident commitment and professionalism, while pursuing the client’s genuine objectives. The department represents both clients seeking long-term legal counsel and occasional ad-hoc clients, in initiation of proceedings and defence. It strongly encourages creativity, innovation and professionalism; litigators possess the right combination of strategic planning on one hand, and making necessary adaptations according to the case’s unique characteristics on the other. The department represents clients in all legal disciplines, including contract law, tenders and insolvencies.

Finance and banking: the firm provides a myriad of services to leading creditors including: banks, insurance companies, funds, financial institutions and borrowers, including: public companies, private companies, partnerships and initiatives involved in large-scale transactions. The firm covers all aspects of financing and collaterals, such as senior debt loans, bank loans (including construction and BOT loans), equity financing and mezzanine loans, securities creation, syndication and creditors agreements. The firm has vast experience in all finance activities, such as real estate financing, energy and infrastructure financing and any other commercial loans.

Family wealth management: the firm is considered among Israel’s prominent law firms in this field. Utilising creativity, multidisciplinary expertise and a broad network of professionals, the department’s advocates produce effective solutions for family wealth management, all in a service-oriented fashion. The department offers its clients a broad spectrum of solutions regarding international tax planning, safeguard of multinational assets, reducing risks and enhancing profit in assets and estates, domestic and international.

Commercial: the firm represents a wide range of corporations and companies, providing them with ongoing legal counsel and representation regarding unique events in a company’s life cycle, alongside labour law legal advice.

  • Number of lawyers: 23
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

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