Rising Stars

Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration

Dr. Guy Carmi - Law Firm stands out for its focus on administrative law. The one-partner practice is led by Guy Carmi, who contributes extensive experience in representing international corporations in public tenders litigation.
Eytan Liraz & Co Law Offices’s team handles a broad range of disputes but is really gaining traction in the infrastructure sphere, where it acts for clients such as Shikun & Binui and Mekorot.
Boutique firm Negbi, Cohen, Eyal & Co. demonstrates niche expertise in contentious construction and infrastructure cases. Its growing profile saw it recently add several new clients to its roster, including Netivei Israel and Property and Building Corporation.

Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration in Israel

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co

The dispute resolution group at Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co is commended by sources for its ‘laser-sharp and uncompromising analysis of cases’. A popular choice to advise on high-stakes disputes, including multi-jurisdictional matters, the group’s industry expertise spans all of Israel’s key economic sectors. The sizeable department is co-led by Giora Erdinast, who is widely acclaimed as ‘one of the best litigators in Israel’; Tomer Weissman, who is dual-qualified in Israel and New York, which marks him as a key contender for cross-border matters; and Ran Sprinzak, who maintains a comprehensive litigation practice encompassing corporate disputes, class actions and administrative petitions, among other areas. Also recommended are Yuval NaimNaama Ehrlich, Efrat Rosner and Almog Gil-Or.

Practice head(s):

Giora Erdinast; Ran Sprinzak; Tomer Weissman

Other key lawyers:

Efrat Rosner; Naama Ehrlich; Yuval Naim; Almog Gil-Or; Arik Brenneisen; Hadas Bekel; John Alkalak


‘EBN litigation lawyers appear before me in various cases and I am always highly impressed with their level of professionalism and detail-oriented approach to every case. They are always well prepared and leave no stone unturned when it comes to legal research and arguments.’

‘Giora Erdinast is one of the best litigators in Israel. The breadth of Giora’s practice is outstanding, and he is a true master in the art of litigation. Ran Sprinzak is a brilliant and impressive litigator: extremely smart and persuasive with a very profound understanding of both the law and of the cases he handles.’

‘Tomer Weissman is convincing because of his integrity, attention to detail and flawless legal reasoning. Hadas Bekel is an excellent litigator and one of the most experienced class action lawyers in Israel. Naama Ehrlich is a rising star in the litigation field in Israel. She has a brilliant legal mind and is very detail-oriented.’

‘The EBN team is very good when it comes to dealing with complex litigation, due to its very sharp and intelligent lawyers with good business acumen. The team really understands client needs. We have had exposure to other Israeli law firms in the past and the co-operation was not as smooth as with EBN.’

‘I would like to specifically make note of Tomer Weissman, who is a very good attorney. Sharp and intelligent. John Alkalak is one of lead associates on the team who stands out and is therefore worth appreciating.’

‘A highly skilled, focused and determined team providing laser-sharp and uncompromising analysis of cases and with bold, creative and strikingly relevant solution proposals. While also providing warm and friendly collaboration. ’

‘Giora Erdinast, Yuval Naim and Tomer Weissman define excellence. Their respective backgrounds and diversified experience makes them acutely understanding of the multiple challenges faced by their clients. They ACTUALLY listen to you and shape their recommendations around your needs.’

‘Yuval Naim is very professional. His knowledge and expertise are phenomenal. I really like the way he handles lawyers that have “lost “ their integrity. He never gives up on items that he believes in, and he is always looking for new ways to achieve our goals, He is truly a justice warrior.’

Key clients

Joint Stock Company Commercial Bank PrivatBank



NSO Group Technologies

Q Cyber Technologies

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

Edmond de Rothschild Group

The majority holders of the Tamar natural gas reservoir (Isramco, Tamar Petroleum, Dor Gas and Everest)

Seagate Technology

Israel Aerospace Industries

Agence France-Presse,‏ AFP

NICE Systems

Allied Group

Bank Hapoalim

Bank Mizrahi Tefahot

Bezeq the Israeli Telecommunication Corp

Directors and officers of the Better Place Group, including the CEO of Better Place Israel

Israeli Electric Corporation

Nesher – Israel Cement Enterprises

UVDA; Keshet Broadcasting

Mr. Haim Gavrieli and Bright Food Group

Moti Ben Moshe – the former controlling shareholder of IDB Development; controlling shareholder of Alon-Blue Square

Michael Mirilashvili

Mr. Micha Levi

Leumi Partners, the Tene Investments Funds and Kibbutz Hanita

Klirmark Capital

Derech Eretz Highways Management Corporation

Mr. Ron Itzhaki

Sabre Corporation

Tene Investments Funds

Apax Partners

EdF Renewables Israel

Electra Infrastructure

Shikun & Binui

HarTech Technologies

Work highlights

  • Representing PrivatBank in a $600m lawsuit filed in Israel against its former owners, their supporters and Israeli Discount Bank.
  • Representing two officers of Klirmark Capital, which was a shareholder of Ortam Sahar, in a claim concerning the collapse of the company in 2016.
  • Representing the investment banking group, Edmond de Rothschild, in a dispute with a former client, regarding the loss of $26m in an investment that was allegedly solicited by a former employee of Rothschild.


A popular choice for multinational corporations, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)understands international law and cross-cultural differences’. Significantly, it continues to grow its portfolio of international clients and added major names in the technology and energy spheres over the past year. The group also enjoys strong links with leading Israeli companies, financial institutions, and public-sector entities. Widely recognised as a ‘great litigator’, Gil Orion combines strength in commercial litigation, securities law matters and arbitrations; he co-heads the department alongside seasoned expert Reuven Behar. The group also draws on antitrust partner Tamar Turjeman-Kedem; IP co-head Yael Riemer; Tal Wiesengrun, who is a ‘focused and strategic litigator’; and corporate and securities litigation specialists Meital Ben-Basat and Oded Revivo. Senior associate Chen Cohen is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Gil Orion

Other key lawyers:

Reuven Behar; Tamar Turjeman-Kedem; Yael Riemer; Tal Wiesengrun; Noa Barhum; Meital Ben-Basat; Oded Revivo; Chen Cohen


‘The partners mastered different legal fields and exhibited superb writing and oral skills. They demonstrated knowledge and talent and performed diverse and challenging legal work. It is regarded as one of the leading law firms in Israel and its disputes team produces thorough, perceptive and creative advice.’

‘Gil Orion is a great litigator. He is professional and creative.’

‘Tal Wiesengrun and Yael Riemer are both top-notch lawyers who are extremely thoughtful and thorough, along with being able to represent us to the best of their abilities as to how we would want to be represented. They understood our position and in turn performed with their best efforts.’

‘The team was incredibly professional, and thoughtful and strategic. Lawyers have an ability to advise senior management and executives to pursue strategies and to take action but more importantly sometimes not to take action. They were always available and communicative.’

‘The team understands international law and cross-cultural differences, as we are a US-based company, and it had to explain the differences in dealing with legal complaints in Israel. FBC was organized, resourceful and provided an approach and strategy for the different outcomes, which made it easy to work with.’

‘Tal Wiesengrun is a focused and strategic litigator. She is really smart and thoughtful. Tal views the matter in an incredibly holistic way so as to anticipate the next steps and parties’ response. Tal is also personable and a pleasure to work with.’

‘As someone who has had the pleasure of working with the Fischer team, I can confidently say its unique blend of traditional expertise and modern strategies truly sets it apart. The team is diverse and highly skilled, providing personalized service that’s a breath of fresh air in today’s legal landscape.’

‘I’m particularly impressed by the work of Noa Barhum. Noa’s incredibly knowledgeable about not only the fundamental law but also legal procedures, in particular as they relate to arbitration and mediation. She also possesses a keen instinct that is backed by deep knowledge and experience.’

Key clients

Google LLC

Roadget Business (SHEIN)


Meta Platforms

Intel Corporation

IGORnorstaraltitude Israel & Co.

ANI Pharmaceuticals

Perrigo Company

Strauss Group

Samsung Electronics

State of Israel

The Knesset, the Israeli Parliament

Ayalon Insurance Company

Migdal Insurance; Financial Holdings and Insurance

Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings

Kia Motors

Airlines – e.g.: Lufthansa, Swissair, Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Ryanair

Cross River Bank

Mr. Igor Kolomoyski (a well-known European Tycoon)

Norstar Holdings

Israeli Banks: Bank Discount| Mizrahi-Tefahot| Leumi

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Marriott)

Association of Country Builders

Sonol Israel

Tidhar Harel Menivim the logistics park in Akko Limited Partnership

Gan Reuven

The General Cooperative Workers Company in Eretz Israel Ltd (a company fully owned by the Histadrut)

Negev Ecology

Claridge Israel & ION Asset Management

KT Squared

David Michakashvili, Liora Michakashvili and Roni Krinsky (Michakashvili)


K.M. Company Medaf 3 Ltd (Hanan-Mor Group – Ahzakot and Harel Insurance and Finance Company partnership)


The American Israeli Gas Company (“Amisragas”)


Scailex Corporation

Eilat Ashkelon Infrastructure Services (EAIS)

Ortam Sahar Engineering

The Company for the Management of the Remuneration and Pension Fund of Employees of the Jewish Agency for Israel

Altitude Investments

Alon Blue Square Israel

Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises

Delek Drilling

Ford Motor Company

Tower Semiconductor

Hyundai Motors

AFI Residential

Shuval Eyal Leisrael

Dor Alon Energy in Israel (1988)

Michlol Funding

IDE Holdings

iForex Holding

Shikun & Binui Arison Group

Energy: Alon the Israeli Gas Company; The Paz Group

Danya Cebus

EDF Renewal Energies

Mr. Meni Weitzman

Work highlights

  • Advising EAIS (a state-owned company engaged in energy projects), as one of the plaintiffs, in an international dispute between Dorad shareholders over breach of fiduciary duty by the defendants.
  • Representing Mr Igor Kolomoyski, a former controlling shareholder of PrivatBank, in an action filed against him by PrivatBank, as part of a multinational dispute.
  • Representing the Israeli branch of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in several proceedings relating to Deloitte’s former auditees, including a class action filed by an investor, a lawsuit filed by a court-appointed trustee, and in the framework of insolvency investigations.

Meitar Law Offices

Meitar Law Offices’ full-service dispute resolution practice is equipped to handle major disputes across all contentious spheres, including corporate, commercial, mass torts, white-collar crime and administrative law. The firm’s enviable stable of multinational clients, together with its robust international experience, also ensures that it is routinely engaged on cross-border proceedings. In a headline-grabbing recent case, Nadav Weisman is representing (pro bono) the Israel Bar Association on filing a petition with the Supreme Court against the Israeli Government, which aims to challenge a recent amendment to Israel’s Basic Law: The Judiciary. Weisman co-heads the department together with Eyal Rosovsky, who has ‘palatial knowledge of Israeli law’, and go-to litigator Israel Leshem. Other key contacts include cross-border litigation specialist Or Baron Gil; class actions partner, Ron Peleg; Liran Bar-Shalom; and Ali Bursztyn.

Practice head(s):

Nadav Weisman; Eyal Rozovsky; Israel Leshem

Other key lawyers:

Yoav Oestreicher; Ariel Rakover; Ron Peleg; Ali Bursztyn; Liran Bar-Shalom; Or Baron Gil; Adi Fremder


‘We value the team for the great collaboration between the firm’s different departments resulting in a high-quality, innovative and comprehensive product, which strongly supports our business.’

‘Nadav Weisman is undoubtedly my first-choice litigator in Israel! His ability to deeply understand the specific needs of our business, as an international company with large-scale and complex projects in Israel, and to tailor solutions is extremely valuable. Nadav is impressively experienced in many areas of the law.’

‘As a litigator in court, Nadav Weisman is an asset – always thoroughly prepared for every scenario and gets the full attention of the court while arguing the case. I’m proud to work with Nadav and I have no doubt that he is a top-tier lawyer!’

‘Eyal Rosovsky is a fabulous litigator with exceptional business sense and common sense. He has palatial knowledge of Israeli law.’

‘Israel Leshem is a great arbitrator. He is fair, efficient, and has deep knowledge of arbitration law.’

Key clients

Israel Bar Association, and the President of the Bar


Alstom Transport.

Meta Platforms | Meta Platforms Ireland

Bazan (Oil Refineries)

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank

AKA Development and Construction


Pelephone Communications

Ispro The Israel Properties Rental Corp



ASTC Asian Service Trade Control

Work highlights

  • Representing (pro bono) the Israel Bar Association, and the President of the Association, on filing a petition with the Supreme Court against the Knesset, the Israeli Government, and the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee of the Knesset, which aims to challenge a recent amendment to Israel’s Basic Law: The Judiciary.
  • Representing Stratasys in an action brought by shareholder, Nano, revolving around Stratasys’ shareholder rights plan and Nano’s attempted acquisition of Stratasys’ shares, which marks the first time an Israeli court has ruled on rights plan validity under Israeli law.
  • Representing Aka Entrepreneurship and Real Estate and Mr Eli Klein in arbitration proceedings addressing a dispute among shareholders of Aka Romema Illit Entrepreneurship regarding a Jerusalem real estate project.

S. Horowitz & Co

A destination practice for dispute resolution, S. Horowitz & Co stands out for the breadth of its offering, with the ability to draw on specialists in commercial litigation, construction disputes, administrative law cases, energy matters, IP litigation and arbitration, among other areas. Names to note include high-profile joint practice heads Alex Hertman, who ‘stands out for his impeccable reputation’, and Yehoshua Horesh, who ‘may be the top litigator in Israel’. Other recommended practitioners are Ehud Arzi, who enjoys particularly strong relationships with banks and financial services companies; Eliya Zunz Koller, who specialises in administrative law cases; Benjamin Sheffer, who is highly regarded for contentious infrastructure matters; IP litigator Avi Ordo; and Noam Zamir, who possesses a ‘brilliant legal mind’.

Practice head(s):

Alex Hertman; Yehushua Horesh

Other key lawyers:

Ehud Arzi; Eliya Zunz Koller; Avi Ordo; Uriel Prinz; Marina Roizer; Gilad Katz; Noam Zamir; Guy Wertheim; Eyal Doron; Ron Libson; Benjamin Sheffer; Eran Bezalel


‘The service given is of the highest level. The first thing to point out is the team’s uncompromising professionalism, coupled with the highest level of skill and competence. Lawyers demonstrate deep knowledge, both of all the relevant legal issues and of the business environment in which we operate.’

‘Yehoshua Horesh is maybe the top litigator in Israel. Very experienced, very sharp and very smart.’

‘A team that stands out for its legal analysis, which ranks among the top in Israel. Excellent reputation and good relations with ecosystem.’

‘Alex Hertman stands out for his impeccable reputation, mature approach, leadership, and strategic thinking. Noam Zamir is highly accessible; down to earth; with a brilliant legal mind. Guy Wertheim is noted for his brilliant legal analysis; hard work; and modest approach.’

‘It is very professional and business-oriented team. It was able to learn a whole new field of practice, in which our company operates, very quickly and was able to provide innovative ideas as to how to approach our case and situation. Also, the team is very service-oriented; always very responsive and nice.’

‘The entire team was very dedicated to us as a client, from the partner leading the team to the intern on the team. Eyal Doron, the partner who led our case, is very smart and sharp and was able to give us new angles and interpretations.’

‘Associate Ron Libson was a great lawyer, was in all the small details, was very responsive and navigated us through the deadlines and input needed from us.’

Key clients

Google LLC

Google Israel




Lusha Systems

SMET – Groundwater Technics

IDE Technologies and S.M.S IDE

ICL – Dead Sea Works (a subsidiary of I.C.L. Group)

Shikun & Binui – Solel Boneh Infrastructures

Israel Electric Corporation

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering & Shapir Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A

Energean Israel, Energean E&P Holdings

Paz Oil Company

The First International Bank of Israel

Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank

Bank Hapoalim

Israel Discount Bank

Minrav Group/ Minrav Engineering and Construction

Fahn Kanne Grant Thornton

Readymix Industries (Israel)

China State Engineering Construction Corporation

Electra Group

Electra Infrastructure

Electra Elco C&S

Ponevezh Yeshiva and Rabbi Eliezer Cahanman

Etzei Haim Kdushat Yom Tov – Hasidim of the Rebbe of Satmar

The Weizmann Institute of Science and Yeda Research & Development Co.


Work highlights

  • Representing Lusha Systems, and two other defendants, in a lawsuit filed by Plus Ventures, and two other investors, claiming that Lusha’s product and technology was unlawfully obtained from a different company they had invested in.
  • Representing Kiryat Hatikshuv Hatechnologit BaNegev (Shikun & Binui), the concessionaire in the Kiryat Hatikshuv Hatechnologit Project, in disputes against the Ministry of Defence.

Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm

Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm’s dispute resolution team is distinguished by its strong skill sets in energy and financial services, where it can leverage the wider firm’s dominant offerings in oil and gas law and banking regulation. Other areas of activity include class and derivative actions, and administrative law cases. A trio of seasoned litigators helm the group: Zvi Agmon can turn his hand to high-stakes cases in any field; Tal Mayshar leads the litigation and class actions practice; while Yoav Hirsh ‘never forces the client to accept his opinion’. Additional key contacts include corporate litigator Uri Sorek; energy and infrastructure-focused Yonatan Kehat; and Hilla Peleg, who maintains a comprehensive commercial litigation practice.

Practice head(s):

Zvi Agmon; Tal Mayshar; Yoav Hirsch

Other key lawyers:

Uri Sorek; Yonatan Kehat; Hilla Peleg; Dana Hen;  Zeev Gutreich; Roni Munk; Einat Cherki; Isaac Marciano; Amit Hirsch


‘The team demonstrates quick understanding of disputes which involve advanced knowledge in other fields such as civil engineering.’

‘I appreciate Yoav Hirsh’s work because of his quick responses to, and good understanding of, the demands of the client. He provides professional suggestions but never forces the client to accept his opinion. He strikes a good balance between professional suggestions and the demands of the client.’

Key clients

Noble Energy Mediterranean and Delek Drilling


Hapoalim Bank

Delek Group

Yigal Dimri and Shaked Partners Fund

Tadiran Batteries

NewMed Energy (formerly Delek Drilling)

Delek Israel



Union Bank of Israel

Stone Mining

IPC Jerusalem

Rami Levi Chain Stores Hshkm Mktg2006

Malam Systems

Yahel Engineering

Shapir Industries

Nitsba Holdings 1995


Work highlights

  • Representing Noble Energy (now Chevron) and NewMed Energy (formerly Delek Drilling), as plaintiffs, in a complaint against the Ministry of Energy for the restitution of royalties paid by the plaintiffs to the MoE.
  • Representing Isracard in a lawsuit it filed against more than 70 defendants relating to hundreds of fraudulent transactions.
  • Representing the Kineret Group in an appeal to the Supreme Court relating to its rights in the Poriya quarry.

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy

Appreciated for its ‘hands-on attitude and result-driven approach’, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy’s group is well-positioned to handle a broad spread of civil and commercial litigation. The team is arguably best-known for its dominant class actions practice, but its recent activity also spans shareholder disputes, arbitration proceedings, IP litigation, privacy matters and administrative law cases, among others. According to some, Barak Tal is ‘one of the best litigators in Israel’, particularly in the areas of class and derivative actions. The group also includes Ruth Loven, who has a prominent record in large-scale cases; Assaf Priel, who ‘thinks on his feet’; Nir Kehat, who contributes extensive experience in administrative law disputes; and Dror Varsano.

Other key lawyers:

Barak Tal; Ruth Loven; Dror Varsano; Hanital Belinson Navon; Nir Kehat; Assaf Priel; Orna Sasson; Sagi Schiff; Roey Sasson; Tomer Bar-Nathan


‘We value the team for its outstanding litigation skills and extremely talented lawyers.’

‘Barak Tal is one of Israel’s leading litigators for class actions and commercial disputes and he is dedicated to his client’s case and achievements.’

‘An excellent team, very professional, very ethical, very “gentlemanly”. Especially known for representing defendants in class actions.’

‘Barak Tal is an outstanding litigator, with a great ability to get to the core of the case and to analyze it. Very clever, highly appreciated by judges, and equipped with excellent writing and rhetoric skills.’

‘Nir Kehat is well-experienced, sophisticated and creative lawyer who manages to bring excellent results for our company, while having a deep understanding of our activities and interests. The availability, and the high level of service provided to us makes us choose Nir time after time.’

‘Barak Tal is one of the best litigators in Israel, and a former potential nominee to the Supreme Court. He is sharp, precise, creative, a perfect litigator. His team is one of the few best teams in Israeli litigation.’

‘I have worked with many law firms and this firm really stands out. It provides top-notch legal services like other big law firms in Israel, but its hands-on attitude and result-driven approach makes it special. It takes full responsibility and delivers excellent results. Lawyers know their craft very well.’

‘Assaf Priel is a brilliant litigator – smart, knowledgeable, very quick to understand complicated issues, has excellent oral and writing skills, and is always calm and thinks on his feet. He understands the client’s needs and business and knows how to tailor the best course of action.’

Key clients


YSB Group – MenoleadHerut Systems

Tzevet – Irgun Gimlaey Tzahal

Holmes Place International

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Google LLC




Waze Mobile

El Al Israel Airlines

CAL – Israel Credit Cards


Shikun & Binui

Minrav Engineering and Construction

Meitav Dash Investments

Phoenix Insurance Company

Harel Insurance Company

Egged Workers’ Pension Fund

Siemens AG group, Siemens Industry Software Solutions & Siemens Israel

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System

Max it Finance (Formerly known as Leumi Card)

The Publicly Traded Hagag Group (including the Yail Company), its controlling shareholders Messrs. Ido and Tzahi Hagag; and Hagag, Buchnik, Weinstein & Co. Law Offices

Assuta Medical Center

Cross Israel Highway

Dimri, Mishab, Mivne Ofir

Friedman Hachshori Engineering and Construction Company

Paz Oil Company

LVMH Moet Hennesey

SIPG – Shanghai International Port (Group) Co.

Bank Leumi le-Israel, Israel Discount Bank, Bank Hapoalim First International Bank of Israel

Work highlights

  • Represented Vadim Solovey and Yoav Toussia-Cohen, officers of DoiT International, in a claim initiated by former shareholders of the company.
  • Represented television creator and producer, Hagai Levi, in an ongoing dispute regarding the copyright of the TV series ‘Betipul’ (‘In Treatment’).
  • Represented Booking.com in a claim filed against it, and 19 international companies, concerning privacy matters.

Berkman & Co

A dispute resolution boutique, Berkman & Co stands out for its ‘thorough and determined team’. The firm’s exclusive focus on contentious work pays dividends in a broad case list that encompasses commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, class and derivative actions, and arbitration and mediation proceedings, among other work. Founding partner Ron Berkman is a key contact for complex cases and co-heads the department together with administrative law specialist Nachum Kubovsky and Gilad Porat, who brings to the table significant expertise in international disputes. The group also draws on Elad Chen, Yair Leder and Roy Berkman — all of whom handle civil and commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

Ron Berkman; Nachum Kubovsky; Gilad Porat

Other key lawyers:

Elad Chen; Yair Leder; Roy Berkman; Shachar Haselkorn


‘A thorough and determined team. It never gives up.’

‘Lawyers are very helpful and professional.’

Key clients

Israel Chemicals Group

Edeltech Group

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Messer’s Moshe and Mandy Gertner

Mr. Haim Taib and a controlled company

Controlling shareholders of Eitan Medical

Acro Real Estate Group

Infin Capital

Group of directors (Kibbutzim) in Tnuva Group


Mr. Nahum Bitan, Controlling Shareholder in Yenot Bitan Retail Chain

Messers’ Keidan Dahari & Yaron Adiv, owners of Tnuport Yielding Properties


Dow Group

Mr. Ilan Ben Dov

Mr. Lev Leviev, together with companies under his control


Delloitte Touche Israel

Mr. Oved Anter and companies under his control

Soda Stream (of the Pepsico Group)

Gazit Globe Group

Pelephone Communications

The Brown Family

Controlling shareholders of B.S.R Europe

Nakash Family and Ampa Group

Electra Construction (of the Electra Group)

Work highlights

  • Represented Israel Chemicals Group in a $300m claim against IBM, and also in IBM’s $35m counterclaim against Israel Chemicals Group, arising from the cessation by IBM of a global SAP project across Israel Chemical’s worldwide subsidiaries.
  • Represented Moshe and Mandy Gertner in a $1.5bn dispute with Dan Gertler, as well as in a $15m claim against the Stambler family in relation to joint real estate projects in Poland.
  • Represented Haim Taib, founder of Mitrelli Group and president and founder of Menomadin Foundation, in a dispute with his former partner, Eytan Stibbe, concerning a foreign joint business venture.

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.’s newly merged dispute resolution practice demonstrates particular strength in corporate litigation, with a notable emphasis on shareholder disputes. Among its other areas of activity, the team handled a steady stream of tax disputes, misrepresentation matters, IP litigation, and real estate disputes, among other issues. Recommended practitioners include firm vice-chair Zvi Bar-Nathan, who is highly regarded for arbitration and mediation proceedings, as well as litigation; Hagit Blaiberg, who handles complex arbitral and judicial disputes, including class actions; Aaron Michaeli, who specialises in corporate litigation, class actions and derivative suits; class actions specialist Yehuda Rosenthal; and the ‘insightful and knowledgeableMichael Ginsburg. Jeremy Benjamin and Yori Nehushtan are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Zvi Bar-Nathan; Hagit Blaiberg; Aaron Michaeli; Moshe Mazor; Benjamin Rotenberg

Other key lawyers:

Yehuda Rosenthal; Moti Arad; Yigal Kava; Daphna Kapeliuk; Michael Ginsburg; Yori Nehushtan; Giora Ben-Tal; Eitan Rotschild; Adi Yogev; Shai Erez; Jeremy Benjamin; Maya Nusbaum Rapaport


‘The team displayed very high competency in all relevant legal matters, along with clear understanding of the business environment we operate in, and the implications of the legal activities on our business operations. Great team work – internally and with us as a client, to make sure topics are advanced.’

‘The service that I received was amazing. The team was dedicated at all times. Lawyers looked for creative, smart and intelligent solutions to suit my preferences. They also were very human and supportive all the way.’

‘Zvi Bar-Nathan is one of the leading international arbitration practitioners in Israel. He is fair, efficient, has common sense, and is uniquely knowledgeable about Israeli arbitration law. Zvi Bar-Nathan knows arbitration and is a very effective arbitrator, who understands the case put before him immediately.’

‘Michael Ginsburg is very responsive when I ask for case updates or case strategy assessment(s). Thorough and knowledgeable of the areas of law involved in the matter he supports. Insightful and knowledgeable of the industry my company is in.’

‘I worked with Jeremy Benjamin. He is a brilliant strategist, he is creative with his arguments, he understand the pressure points in a claim and how to exploit them for the benefit of his clients. He is an incredibly hard-worker, he makes himself available at all hours of the day. He is astute, and will go that extra mile.’

‘One of the most important things that happened to me with the team under Igor’s management is availability. The level of availability and speed of response was exceptional. Alongside this skill, we received extremely courteous and professional treatment.’

‘The firm, and especially Jeremy Benjamin, are very capable. They quickly understood our case and the opportunities. Lawyers were proactive, very responsive and effectively managed the formal steps of the court case.’

‘I mainly work with Maya Nusbaum Rapaport, who is an excellent attorney: professional, creative, available and with a broad view of the client and their needs.’

Key clients

Google, including YouTube.

Various companies of the Credit Suisse group: Credit Suisse(UK), Credit Suisse Fund Administration and Credit Suisse Investment Services (Cayman), Credit Suisse US Securities LLC

Coca Cola Israel (The Central Bottling Company),

Israel Railways


Fahn Kanne & Co. Grant Thornton Israel


Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Ziv Haft Trusts and Holdings 2003

PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (Aeroflot)


The Phoenix Group

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

Applied Materials


Netivei Ayalon Co. (Ayalon Highways)

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering

The El Al Company

Alonyal, McDonald’s Israel

Hamashbir 365 Holdings (Hamashbir Lazarchan)

Keshet Broadcasting (Keshet 12)

Canada Israel Group

Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company (EAPC)

The Central Distribution Company

VTB Bank / BM – Bank (Bank of Moscow)

Fortissimo Capital

Sint Maarten Telephone Company

Tidhar Development and Investment

Jafora Tabori

Tempo Marketing (1981)

Mey Eden Production (2007)

IMI Systems (formerly Israel Military Industries)

Tel Aviv – Yafo Municipality

Rosario Capital

U. Dori Group, and its senior executives

Dorad Energy

Dalia Power Energies

NMC/ Hed Arzi Music

Alon Israel Oil Company

Tadiran Consumer and Technology Products



IBBL Spirit

Rotshtein Real Estate

Alrov Real Estate and Hotels,

Mr. Ilan Katzens, CEO of Golden Arm Manpower

Nassar Stone and General Contracting

ELA Recycling Corporation

Gutgold Gideon

Eko Alfa

Hallo 015

W&S Technology Partners

Mr. Ran Shtarkmanm, former CEO of Plaza Centers

Forex Capital Markets


Orasis Pharmaceuticals


G-ILS Transportation

Senso Optics

Syneron Candela


Horizon Gold Investments


Olam International


Various Municipal Authorities in Israel

Gree Electric Appliances of Zhuhai

Mr. Maor Lahav, Co-Founder & COO at Panda Trading Applications (DBA Panda TS)

Work highlights

  • Representing Murchinson, as an activist shareholder, in a struggle for control of American-Israeli Nano Dimension.
  • Representing non-profit ACUM in an appeal to the Supreme Court contesting a decision by the Israel Tax Authority to view ACUM as a corporate entity with ownership rights over the copyrighted materials it administers for authors, composers and music publishers in Israel.
  • Representing Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in two tax litigation cases before the Supreme Court involving a unique Israeli taxation mechanism.

Gornitzky & Co.

Commended as being ‘highly respected by the judicial system and its judges’, Gornitzky & Co.’s dispute resolution group is equipped to handle high-stakes cases in the commercial, civil and administrative law fields. Considered by some as a ‘strategic genius’, group head Ofer Tzur continues to raise his profile in the market and was at the helm for several key matters over the past year, including representing Property and Building Corp and Hadarim Properties in a multimillion-dollar dispute with Mega Or Holdings and Big Shopping Centers. Other experienced partners include firm chairman Pinhas Rubin; Kfir Yadgar, who possesses niche expertise in hospitality and transport-related matters; and commercial litigator Ofer Fleischer. The team also draws on Shirin Gabbay-Metzger, Eli Cohen and ‘creative’ senior associate Inbal Ronel.

Practice head(s):

Ofer Tzur

Other key lawyers:

Pinhas Rubin; Kfir Yadgar; Eli Cohen; Maya Sabari; Ofer Fleischer; Shirin Gabbay-Metzger; Itzik Lazar; Inbal Ronel; Ilana Zibenberg


‘Ofer Fleischer is professional, thorough, with the ability to get down to details, while understanding the whole. Ofer is also balanced, careful, with excellent personal skills and legal understanding. Inbal Ronel assists very thoroughly, is very helpful, professional, sharp, has impressive drafting skills and creative thinking.’

‘As the GC of a public company, I received a recommendation to retain Kfir Yadgar and Ofer Fleischer to represent our company in a commercial dispute. There was no doubt from the beginning that Kfir and Ofer were top-notch attorneys. Every course of action they took enabled our company to prevail.’

‘Gornitzky & Co.’s litigation department is excellent. The department’s lawyers are professional, highly experienced and provide their clients with the best professional service 24/7. The litigation’s lawyers demonstrate full dedication to their clients. They are highly respected by the judicial system and its judges.’

‘Ofer Tzur, Head of Gornitzky’s Litigation Department, is undoubtedly the best litigator in Israel. He masters all areas of law, is a strategic genius, and triumphs over the most complex trials. Ofer Tzur is the go-to attorney in complex litigation.’

‘I worked with Ofer Tzur, Ofer Fleischer, and senior associate Ilana Zibenberg – they are highly skilful professionals, very knowledgeable, strive to be extremely thorough, and unconditionally fight for me as a client. They were available almost 24/7. Their performance in court was superb.’

‘Ofer Tzur is, in my opinion, the best litigator in Israel. The team managed by him is a team of elite and brilliant people, excellent lawyers in their own right. This is the team that manages some of the largest lawsuits in the country, with the highest professionalism, while providing personal service around the clock.’

Key clients

Priority Group

Property and Building Corp. (PBC), a member of the IDB Group

Attorneys Ori Arad and Guy Yuval

IDE Water Assets

All Year Holdings

Robert Bosch

Siemens Energy.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; BGN Technologies

The late attorney, Dr. Jacob Weinroth, via his heirs

Officers of Discount Investment Corporation


Dizengoff Trade


Cost 365 in liquidation

Delek Group

Work highlights

  • Represented the IDE group in dismissing a petition and a request for interim injunctions filed against it resulting from its win of a tender worth billions of NIS for water desalination in the Western Galilee.
  • Represented the Israeli secured bondholders of US-based All Year Holdings in a cross-border insolvency case, where its clients’ combined debt was $460m.
  • Represented Robert Bosch in a claim filed by the State of Israel against Volkswagen and Audi, and their importers to Israel, in a lawsuit forming part of the worldwide Dieselgate scandal.

Herzog Fox & Neeman

A ‘local champion in Israel with a global outreach’, Herzog Fox & Neeman finds favour for its international reputation, which marks it as a key partner to multinational clients, particularly in the tech sector. The team also enjoys close relationships with high-profile domestic names, including banks, corporations and individual shareholders. Joseph Ashkenazi, noted as an ‘outstanding and to-the-point litigator’, co-heads the group together with Gilad Wekselman, whose practice spans civil and commercial disputes. Also recommended are David Zailer, Roni Libster, Shai Kagan and next-generation partner Yotam Blaushild. In 2023, the department was reinforced by the arrival of an eight-partner litigation team from Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co, including Guy Nee’man and Lilach Keynan — both of whom have extensive expertise in corporate and economic litigation.

Practice head(s):

Joseph Ashkenazi; Gilad Wekselman

Other key lawyers:

David Zailer; Guy Ne’eman; Lilach Keynan; Shai Kagan; Yotam Blaushild; Roni Libster; Yaniv Dinovitch; Haim Machluf; Yotam Blaushild


‘The team is varied and multidisciplinary which makes it a one-stop-shop for all our legal matters. Furthermore, it often works closely with various consultants in fields that are relevant to the subject matter. These co-operations lead them to provide the best legal advice that will ultimately win legal battles for clients.’

‘Joseph Ashkenazi is an outstanding and to-the-point litigator and arbitration practitioner. He is very experienced, professional, pragmatic and always in control of the proceedings. His strategic thinking, responsiveness and solution-solving approach sets him apart. Moreover, he is extremely well-connected.’

‘Although Guy Ne’eman is a litigator at heart, he has an incredible business understanding. This allows him to see the bigger picture and come up with practical solutions, which later turn out to be cost-effective for me as a client.’

‘Guy Ne’eman is my go-to lawyer. I can always rely on him, and he is always available. Moreover, he has a unique ability to address a problem from both a legal and business perspective.’

‘We value the team for its excellent case management strategy and proven ability to produce the desired outcome.’

‘Herzog Fox & Neeman is a powerhouse law firm when it comes to litigation and arbitration. It is the local champion in Israel with a global outreach and is well-connected internationally. It is our go to firm in Israel.’

‘David Zailer is a very experienced litigation counsel. His advocacy skills are impressive. He can handle the most complex matters masterfully. Yotam Blaushild is very highly solution- and decision-oriented. His excellent strategic decision making and legal judgment stand out.’

‘Guy Ne’eman is a no nonsense kind of lawyer. He immediately understands the underlying problem and matter. His business awareness is also phenomenal. Lilach Keynan is able to go through piles of information and data and find the needle in the haystack that will ultimately give you the edge you need.’

Key clients

Israel Discount Bank

Meta (Facebook)

Israel Electric Corporation

Accelmed International Foundation (Dr. Uri Geiger, Managing Partner)

Yahoo, Yahoo EMEA

Airbnb Travel, LLC; Airbnb Stays, Inc.; Airbnb Ireland UC

INEOS Enterprises

MSC and ASSET Group

A. Akirov/Alrov Group

Rani Zim Shopping Centres

Keystone Israel Fund

The Company for Economic & Cultural Project for State Workers

Mega Or Holdings

TPG Inertia Holdings


Premium (P.I.H) Holdings (Rinot)

Work highlights

  • Representing Alrov Properties and Lodgings in a petition for approval of a derivative claim regarding the NIS752m purchase of Clal Insurance shares by Alrov Real Estate.
  • Representing Yahoo, Airbnb, Netflix, Next and Twitter in a civil claim for injunctive relief requiring various multinational companies to register their databases in Israel in accordance with the Israeli Protection of Privacy Law.
  • Representing Israel Discount Bank in a $600m claim filed against it by Ukraine-based PrivatBank, which concerns the alleged use of a certain bank account at Discount Bank in support of a fraud scheme.

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co demonstrates ‘an emphasis on reflecting a reliable and precise picture’, according to sources. The team is well-versed across a range of commercial, administrative and cross-border litigation, with strong recent activity in the real estate, energy and technology spheres. Ram Jeanne possesses ‘strong strategic ability’ and heads a group that draws on a growing pool of younger partners, including Gidon Even-Or, Roey Dotan and the recently promoted partner, Ronen Apt.

Practice head(s):

Ram Jeanne

Other key lawyers:

Baruch Katzman; Yaron Reiter; Igal Doron; Oded Gross; Dana Battat; Yaniv Dekel; Gidon Even-Or; Roey Dotan; Ronen Apt


‘I work with other law firms for ongoing activity, but I will always choose AYR for strategic and high-impact issues, due to its abilities, very thorough work, creative thinking and very high working standards and ethics. ’

‘Both Ram Jeanne and Ronen Apt can be reached at any given time and provide very high availability service. Ram is a very experienced lawyer with strong strategic ability and long-term thinking. His recommendations are very precise, reasoned and have a crucial impact on our decision making.’

‘I have been working with AYR for the last five years. We maintain very tight and intensive co-operation with Ronen Apt in the areas of litigation. AYR has an emphasis on reflecting a reliable and precise picture, which enables us to develop a realistic decision-making process.’

‘Ronen Apt handles numerous, very challenging cases, in a very professional manner. His professionality is reflected in his wide knowledge in litigation and in his high business sense, enabling him to analyze and recommend possible course of actions which ended in the utmost desired results for our company.’

‘A good team, with all of the legal services under one roof. It is also growing.’

‘Ronen Apt is our primary point of contact. We have very good communication. He has vast knowledge in many fields and coordinates any legal service we need within the office. Ronen is a team player and is very involved on a personal level.’

‘Hiring Gidon Even-Or was our company’s best investment. Gideon is the perfect lawyer for any company; his services combine smart legal and business thinking and his presence has become a major part of our daily activity. Gideon’s critical thinking skills and availability are one of a kind.’

Key clients



Israel Electric Corporation

Delek Group



Matrix IT Ltd and John Bryce

Microsoft Corporation and Microsoft Israel

Partner Communications Company

Bank Hapoalim

America-Israel Investments

Mayer’s Group (Hertz, Kavim, Merkavim)

Allied Group

Amot Investments

General Mills Israel

Cnaan Group

Ofer Investments Group and Meilsron

Issta Lines

BST Construction

Baran Group

Waxman Govrin Geva

Pelephone Communications Company

Aspen Group

Ashot Ashkelon Industries

Malam Team

The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (“Kan”)

SolarEdge Technologies

Kfir – Light Rail Jerusalem

Blue Square Real Estate

Work highlights

  • Represented the founders of Reindeer Energy (Mr Moshe Krieger and Mr Itay Rochman) in a shareholders’ dispute against investors in the power station, including Siemens, Phoenix and Rapac Energy.
  • Represented the association of Nitzanei Tuvia, and its members, in a large-scale dispute with the Israeli Land Authority, over lands worth over NIS300m.
  • Represented Mr Rony Zarom in a dispute arising from a share purchase agreement.

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.’s prominent projects offering marks it as a top choice to represent government-owned infrastructure companies in contentious matters, including Israel Electric Corporation and Netivei Israel. Other practice sweet spots include technology, real estate and shareholder disputes. Department head Zohar Lande is a ‘super-sharp litigator’. Eyal Nachshon is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Zohar Lande

Other key lawyers:

Eyal Nachshon; Eran Winner; Adi Shoham; Gal Livshits


‘The Barnea litigation team is just outstanding. It is well known for its creativity and its ability to craft cunning legal strategies for complex disputes. From our vast experience with the firm, we are confident that it will provide the best answers, the best service, and the best outcome.’

‘Zohar Lande is a super-sharp litigator. He is undoubtedly one of the best litigators in Israel. He is ambitious and creative, demonstrates lots of charisma and charm in the court, and is very professional – with deep knowledge of various corporate and commercial matters. ’

‘An excellent firm that is able to provide solutions in many branches of the law.’

‘Zohar Lande is an excellent litigation strategist. He is a person with whom it is always recommended to consult on various subjects. Gal Livshits is a diligent attorney who is always available for clients, and is thorough and efficient.’

‘The team is diverse, client-oriented and possesses a wide variety of capabilities. It is multidisciplinary and provides clients with all they need.’

‘Zohar Lande in my view the top litigator in Israel. He is business-oriented, strives to bring the best deal for his client, and is sharp and smart. Can be very aggressive when needed.’

Key clients

Investors in Lusha

The Israel Electric Corporation

The controlling shareholder in Frutarom Industries

Eshkolot, the Society for the Performing Rights of Israeli Artists

Gindi Holdings

Phoenix Holdings

Hudson Sustainable Group

Azrieli Group

International Bank of Azerbaijan

Aviv Group

Work highlights

  • Representing Phoenix Group and More Investment House, as minority shareholders in Megurit, in a conflict with the majority and office holders.
  • Representing the ex-investors in Lusha in a lawsuit against the founders, claiming they violated their agreement with the initial investors.
  • Representing Israel Electricity Corporation In two lawsuits filed against it.

Ilan Sofer & Co.

Lawyers at Ilan Sofer & Co.combine a big-picture perspective with understanding of the nuances and details’. The boutique firm continues to gain traction in the market, recently adding Hot Telecommunication Systems as a new client, where it is representing the cable TV provider in a dispute with Keshet Broadcasting. Name partner Ilan Sofer — who leads the work for Hot — handles a mix of civil, commercial and white-collar crime litigation. Elad Beker is also an experienced litigator.

Practice head(s):

Ilan Sofer; Elad Beker; Guy Wilf; Jonathan Dori


‘Ilan Sofer and Jonathan Dori are talented advocates, who possess deep and wide knowledge in legal litigation, have strong availability, and are well-organized.’

‘The key partners gained many years of experience in a large firm and now manage a specialized boutique office, providing flexibility in fees and excellent representational and legal abilities, accompanied by honesty and values.’

‘In my work with Ilan Sofer and Elad Beker, I feel a personal connection, receive a quick response and appreciate their deep empathy, which is hard to find in lawyers these days.’

‘The team is very practical and knowledgeable. Lawyers are able to combine a big-picture perspective with understanding of the nuances and details.’

‘I enjoy working with Elad Beker, who is methodical and trustworthy. Ilan Sofer is brilliant and smart.’

‘A highly professional team that defined the goals of the defence document well and achieved the goals we set together.’

‘I worked with Ilan Sofer. It was my first lawsuit and Ilan instilled in me a sense of confidence that I could trust myself and him. I was confident that he would manage the case well, and indeed, that’s how it turned out. The judge in the case connected to the defence strategy that Ilan built, and we succeeded.’

Key clients

Israel Aerospace Industries

Hot Telecommunication Systems

Neto M.E. Holdings

Israel Natural Gas Lines

Dor Alon Energy in Israel (1988)

Institute of Structural Reforms



Tel Aviv Beach Plaza

Darinel Business


Maoz Daniel Contracting company for construction


Dor Chemicals

Rani Zim Shopping Centers

Enav Development and Real Estate

Strategic Landscapes


Menora Mivtachim Holdings

Dorel BaNamel Partnership

Mishan Assisted Living Network

Agam Leaders Tech

Itay Reshef

Shelly Eldar

Yu PO Holdings

Work highlights

  • Representing Hot Telecommunication Systems in a dispute against Keshet Broadcasting.
  • Representing directors in Neto Group, as well as the publicly traded company Neto ME Holdings, in several derivative and class action lawsuits filed against them.
  • Representing Israel Natural Gas Lines in a petition filed to the High Court of Justice by the partners in the Tamar gas reservoir partnership and the partners in the Leviathan gas reservoir partnership, concerning the reform in the gas-flow regime.

Lipa Meir & Co

Lipa Meir & Co’s broad public sector client base, together with its dominant healthcare practice, ensure that it is well-positioned to handle administrative law litigation. However, the team is also active in commercial matters, with a focus on financial services litigation, contentious insolvency cases, real estate litigation, and shareholder disputes. Alon Pomeranc is a 30-year litigation veteran and leads a team that also draws on Erez Dar Lulu and Omer Meiri.

Practice head(s):

Alon Pomeranc

Other key lawyers:

Erez Dar Lulu; Omer Meiri; Reut Beitz; Sylvia Gal


‘An excellent, professional, creative, smart, resolution-oriented, practical, attentive, hard-working, and organized team.’

‘Lawyers stand out for their results, ability to accommodate all requests, hard-working and results-driven approach, and pleasant and down-to-earth manner.’

‘The team stands out for its strategic thinking and commitment. I worked closely with Alon Pomeranc, whose commitment, positive thinking, and legal strategy assisted in winning our case.’

‘Erez Dar Lulu’s team at Lipa Meir office is a professional, loyal team with a high readiness for involvement and commitment to our company. The team is also available for routine work at any time and is, therefore, unique.’

‘Erez Dar Lulu has the qualities of a fighter, stubborn and determined to win in battles, while also being able to plan legal moves in advance to achieve the goals of our company. I work with winners, who have the mindset of winners, and therefore I am satisfied with this team.’

‘Lipa Meir’s extensive experience in all areas of litigation and focused attention to detail has proven to be a very useful supplement to our internal resources.’

‘Alon Pomeranc and Sylvia Gal provided timely, accurate, efficient and friendly counsel to us across a variety of legal services.’

Key clients

Israeli Ministry of Finance

Clalit Health Services

Sunny Electronics


Bank Hapoalim

Discount Bank

ADM International

ADM Israel

Shikun & Binui Group

Mekorot Water Company

Israel Postal Company

Janterra Real Estate Advisors

S.F Wing 2000 Finance (kanaf) – Board of Directors

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System

Minority shareholders of Moonlight

Uvision Air

Shaul Elovitch

Eden Bar Tal (Former Director General of the Ministry of Communications)

Schneider Electric

Sistemas Abiertos

Sokolover Family

Prashkovsky Investments and Construction

Amichai Chikli (MK from Yamina)

Gothaer Asigurari Reasigurari

Women Calling to Give Birth’ movement

The Holon Municipality

The Ashkelon Municipality

Union of Ashkelon and Lachish Region Settlements

The Fund for Land Redemption Planning and Development of Settlements

The Ariel Design and Technology Center in Samaria

Kibbutz Ramat Yochanan

Work highlights

  • Represented Clalit Health Services in multiple litigation proceedings, and before regulatory authorities, in various matters, including in regards to the shortening of shifts of physicians.
  • Acted for Mr Eden Bar Tal, a CEO and founder of medical cannabis company, Sababa Medical, in a lawsuit against controlling shareholders and directors.
  • Represented Amichai Chikli, a member of the Knesset, in a case regarding administrative laws and the constitutional rights of the members of the Israeli parliament.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries

Highlighted by sources as ‘leaders in the field of real estate’, M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries’ team handled a string of real estate disputes over the past year on behalf of clients such as Migdal Insurance and Dan Hotels. The group also exhibited adept handling of shareholder, energy and infrastructure litigation, among others. Head of the firm Zvi Firon possesses deep experience in both judicial and arbitral disputes. David Hamou and Ronen Ketzef are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Zvi Firon; David Hamou

Other key lawyers:

Ronen Ketzef; Oren Tenenboim; Nir Perets; Rona Zamshteigman; Danny Freiman; Matan Spektor


‘The partners we work with ensure that legal issues are identified and addressed in a proactive and strategic manner. Their proactive approach to identifying and mitigating potential issues is particularly impressive, and they demonstrate a strong ability to navigate complex legal landscapes with ease.’

‘David Hamou is a very skilled litigator, with deep knowledge of construction litigation which gives him a very broad and deep understanding of our business and the way to tackle the disputes. David has the ability to look into all details, but not to ignore the entire picture.’

‘Ronen Ketzef is a very experienced and talented litigator. He understands the business and the commercial interests, and also masters the legal aspects. He knows how to litigate and I really enjoy watching him in court.’

‘The availability of the staff is exceptionally good. There is an ability to respond in a wide variety of legal fields.’

‘Matan Spektor gives us a personal and professional response 24/7. He delves into each case and works on it at the highest level.’

‘Leaders in the field of real estate, with high standards of professional work, sharing and listening to the client’s needs, thoroughness, discussions, systematic work, and consistency. The staff members control the material in a very deep way.’

‘The lawyers we work with (Zvi Firon, Ronen Ketzef, and Nir Perets) have a good understanding of the field of real estate, have a lot of experience, and demonstrate the ability to make decisions in the client’s favour, even when the client thinks otherwise.’

Key clients

Elbit Systems

Ashtrom Group

Diamond Star Construction and Development

Zur Shamir


C. Mer

Clalit health Services – Rabin Hospital


Migdal Insurance Company

Effi Capital


Tamis G.R.A.N

Dan Hotels

Rav Bariach

Tel Aviv University

Veridis Environment

Work highlights

  • Representing Migdal Insurance Company in the defence of an NIS800m claim.
  • Representing Ashtrom in a claim regarding the Eilat Airport.
  • Representing Dolphin in defending against a derivative claim, which was ultimately denied in a precedent-setting ruling.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Historically best-known for its contentious insurance work, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s dispute resolution team continues to diversify its service offering and sources assert that its ‘problem-solving prowess shines in high-stakes litigation’. Yoav Razin spearheads the practice and has recently represented domestic and multinational clients in public tenders disputes, construction arbitration and fraud cases, among others. Other key contacts include Yaron RossmanElad Levi, Amit Mor, and talented up-and-coming litigator, Ram Pardes. The department was bolstered by the firm’s recent mergers with Lamay Sider Rahat Tsiddon Fink, Advocates and Notaries, and Shenhav Konforti Rotem & Co., which saw the arrivals of Itzhak Fink and Nir Shuster respectively.

Practice head(s):

Yoav Razin

Other key lawyers:

Yaron Rossman; Amit Mor; Elad Levi; Orr Amsel; Ram Pardes


‘NBA’s adaptability and problem-solving prowess shines in high-stakes litigation, marking it as distinct from many other firms. Potential clients should be aware of its depth in offering diverse legal expertise with a touch of personalization for every legal challenge and its unmatched responsiveness.’

‘Ram Pardes’ unique blend of big-picture vision and attention to detail sets him apart from many legal professionals we’ve encountered. What truly differentiates Ram from competitors is his unparalleled responsiveness, reliability, and the genuine joy he brings to collaborations.’

‘Yoav Razin is a senior litigator whose reputation precedes him. Highly experienced, Yoav’s prowess in litigation is matched by the respect he garners within the legal community. His vast knowledge, honed by years of practice, makes him an invaluable asset to any legal challenge.’

Key clients

Grupo TSK

Taavura Holdings

Rami Levy Hashikma Marketing

Chevron Mediterranean

ICIC – Israeli Credit Insurance Company

Alfa Duty Free

A1 Group


IBI Group

FIMI Opportunity Fund


Excel Telecom

Castro Model

Shlomo Group Shlomo Insurance

Verso Israel LLC, Verso America LLC, Designer Eyes

Gabay Group

MICT Management

PCB Technologies

Moshav Dvora Figure Settlement Cooperative

Chemi San Trade (2017) (Subsidiary of Delek San)

Gil Shwed (Founder and CEO of Check Point Software Technologies)

Mercantile Discount Bank

Mermaid Israel (1986)

Mei Avivim 2010

The Heirs of Mr. David Marcus

Leumit Health Services

Club Med SAS & Le Club Mediterranee (Israel)

Israel Union Bank

Royalty Zack Little Swiss

BST Group


Zurich Insurance Group

Israel Union Bank

Shibolet & Co.

With experience in litigating before all levels of court, Shibolet & Co. is well-versed across the full suite of commercial, civil, administrative, and white-collar cases. The group also frequently handles arbitration and mediation proceedings, including cross-border disputes. High-profile litigator Joseph Benkelsees the big picture’ and leads on many of the department’s largest matters. Other key names are Hillel Ish-Shalom, who co-heads the practice alongside Benkel, as well as Ofer Shapira, Shmuel Galinka and Ofer Larisch.

Practice head(s):

Joseph Benkel; Hillel Ish-Shalom; Shmuel Galinka; Ofer Shapira

Other key lawyers:

Dror Harpaz; Sharon Sufrin; Ofer Larisch; Eli Cohen; Nir Shamri; Elad Greiner


‘Joseph Benkel is a stand-out practitioner. His knowledge and experience of litigation across multiple jurisdictions is, to my knowledge, unparalleled. He sees the big picture, while understanding the significance of the details.’

‘Ofer Shapira is an excellent litigator.’

Key clients

The Teachers’ Investment Funds

Kerur Holdings Ja-Fora; Jafora Tabori



Dirot Yukra


Gold Bond Group

Yariv Gafni – The representative of a group of several dozen landowners from Ramat Hasharon

Avnon Holdings

James Richardson Proprietary

A.T.S Investments, Lusternik & Sons


Arad Measuring Technologies

Aqua Maof Aquaculture Technologies

Shapir Engineering And Industry

Israel Garages Association

Dominion Global France. S.A.S.

M.G.M. (Meital) Import and Marketing|T.A.R. Ideal Concepts


Danya Cebus

Work highlights

  • Representing Betterseeds in litigation initiated by a shareholder in Ilan Bio, a company that invested in Betterseeds.
  • Representing Sandlex, a company incorporated under the law of Gibraltar, in bringing a lawsuit against Spanish businessman, Mr Francis Jerome Perez.
  • Representing Dirot Yukra in a $220m lawsuit against Migdal Insurance Company alleging breach of contract and bad faith behaviour.

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary maintains a robust record in contentious bankruptcy issues, where it can leverage its dominant restructuring and insolvency practice. Other key areas of focus include financial services, real estate and technology. Boaz Edelstein, Erez Haver, Sharon Lubezky-Hess and Ephraim Ofek Aharon are the names to note.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Lubezky-Hess; Boaz Edelstein; Erez Haver; Ephraim Ofek Aharon

Other key lawyers:

Moran Mordechay; Shahar Haron

Key clients

Abbvie Pharmaceutical

Allergan Pharmaceutical

Ayalon Insurance Company

Bank Leumi

Bank Discount

Bank Mercantile Discount

International Bank

Armon David, Datmara Investments and Tamara Palace

Aura Israel – Initiating & Investments; Aura Investments and Jacob Igal Atrakchi

Adv. Avi Hadar and Ms. Emma Inozemtseva

Azorim Investments in Development and Construction Company

Bank Hapoalim

Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot

Beeri Towers – King Solomon

Boulevard Group

Caesarea Investments

G1Shielding Technologies (part of the G1 Group)

GP Global Power

Prinir (Hadas 1987)


Retailer Online

Rubicon Business Group

Questar (formerly SafeRide Technologies)

Tarya financial independence

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Rubicon in the Supreme Court in negligence proceedings against the controlling shareholder, following the NIS302m collapse of the company.
  • Represented two of the three shareholders in Azega Holdings in a battle for bankruptcy control with the remaining shareholder.
  • Represented two residents in a breach of contract case concerning a building refurbishment.

Gissin & Co., Advocates

Over the past year, Gissin & Co., Advocates handled a significant volume of disputes on behalf of clients in the real estate, telecoms and technology spheres. Yoel Freilich heads a practice that is particularly well-versed in shareholder disputes, contentious insolvency work, and derivative and class actions. Guy Gissin is noted for bankruptcy cases.

Practice head(s):

Yoel Freilich

Other key lawyers:

Guy Gissin


‘It handles big cases in directors and officers’ liability. The team is very experienced.’

‘Guy Gissin is very smart and experienced. Yoel Freilich is a very powerful attorney. ’

‘Gissin & Co has a great team with strong values, integrity, professionalism and vast knowledge. It was a pleasure working with the team.’

‘Yoel Freilich is a very high standard lawyer, a true professional and an inspiring leader.’

Key clients

Medipower (Overseas)

Alrov Properties & Lodgings

Mr. Lewis C. Pell

Nanox Imaging

Menora Mivtachim

Afcon Holdings

Mr. Yoram Levinson (former owner at Lev baron commodities which holds 11% of Israel concrete market)

Retzef industries


Mr. Shlomo Isaac

Shlomo SIXT Group

Ten Oil Co

Be Communications

Celcom Israel

HUB Cyber Security (Israel)

Brookland Upreal

Dr. Rom Eliaz

Urbancrop Inc.

Mr. Nisan Caspi

Mr. Ran Polyakin

Mr. Reuven Sgan Cohen

Axilion Smart Mobility

Mr. Gil Blutrich


Atlas Hotels

Zim Bahari Real-Estate

Atid Technological Colleges Network

Bonei Hatichon Civil Engineering and Infrastructures

Gefen Residential and Renewal

HBL Hadasit Bio Holdings

Brown Hotels

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Medipower (Overseas) in a claim alleging unfair pricing of its IPO.
  • Successfully represented Mr Lewis Pell against a law firm in a contractual dispute regarding legal fees and professional negligence.
  • Represented Alrov Real Estate and Hotels, which owns approximately 15% of the issued and paid-up share capital of Clal Insurance Business Holdings, on filing a motion for discovery of documents prior to a derivative claim.

Granot Speiser Law Office

Granot Speiser Law Office’s litigation offering is closely aligned to its signature insurance practice, with the team primarily recognised for its expertise in representing insurers in complex claims. Beyond insurance, the group handles a steady stream of corporate disputes, shareholder litigation and real estate-related cases. Shai Granot spearheads a team that also draws on Tom Neumann and newly promoted partner, Sagi Sakian.

Practice head(s):

Shai Granot

Other key lawyers:

Tom Neumann; Sagi Sakian


‘The team headed by Shai Granot is a group of professionals, very accessible and quick to respond, creative, persistent and totally committed to winning cases and achieving the best results for our company.’

‘Shai Granot is a great litigator. He is very creative, committed to perfection, able to see the wide and whole picture, the interests of our group and the ones of the counterparty and navigate the case accordingly. Shai knows when and where to strike, and when and where to bypass a certain problem.’

‘A very knowledgeable and experienced team. Lawyers are attentive, responsive and creative.’

‘Granot Speiser Law Office offers its clients the best of both worlds: the familiarity, approachability and personal touch of a boutique firm tied with a top-notch professional team, with a wide range of expertise and legal experience and capabilities.’

‘We (several corporations under my control, and myself in my personal matters) have worked with Shai Granot’s firm for many years for litigation matters and for other corporate/routine matters such as agreements, general consulting, and more. The service we receive is outstanding!’

‘Shai Granot is a bright commercial lawyer in general and a bright litigator in particular, always aims to find the way to provide us with the best advice or solution in a given matter. Fast thinker, with outstanding cross-examination skills.’

‘Shai, and his team, represent our insureds in many cases, and also provide monitoring services. The service provided by the firm is supreme! Shai and his strong team provide an exceptional level of service, extremely professional and creative, always having a strategic and “big picture” view.’

‘Shai Granot is an outstanding and a very creative litigator and also a real expert in all aspects of insurance law. He is one of the best litigators and insurance lawyers in Israel, super-professional, always provides us with the best advice and solution in a given matter.’


A global insurance powerhouse, Kennedys is acclaimed by some as the ‘market leader in insurance litigation and arbitration’. The group acts for major domestic and multinational insurers, including Migdal, Allianz and Generali, while it also acts for high-profile corporates, such as Royal Caribbean International. Zvika Zelichov and Chaim Zelichov co-head the practice.

Practice head(s):

Zvika Zelichov; Chaim Zelichov


‘Market leader in insurance litigation and arbitration. Great lawyers with in-depth expertise.’

‘Zvika Zelichov has enormous experience in handling insurance matters. He is very dedicated to his clients and goes the extra mile.’

‘Zvika Zelichov is very able and practical.’

Key clients

Clalit Health Services

Leumit Sick Fund

Bituach Haklai Insurance Company



Electra Group

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System



Clal Insurance Company




Harel Insurance Company


Migdal Insurance Company



Tokio Marine

Inbal Insurance Company



Intel Corporation

Royal Caribbean International

Work highlights

  • Acted in a D&O claim concerning an Israeli construction company that went bankrupt and liquidators were nominated to manage its liquidation proceedings.
  • Instructed to perform monitoring in relation to an NIS5bn claim that was submitted against the Israeli Electric Corporation, following the allegation that it overcharged its customers.
  • Represented CNA Hardy in a claim that was submitted against it, following a robbery that occurred in Tel-Aviv, during which the contents of 74 vaults were stolen.

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz’s thriving IP offering is reflected in its contentious work, where it is routinely engaged to handle complex IP disputes. The team is also equipped to advise on commercial disputes, securities litigation, insolvency cases and class actions, among others, with a focus on the technology, financial services, infrastructure and life sciences spheres. Benjamin Baratz and Tal Rotman co-head the department.

Practice head(s):

Benjamin Baratz; Tal Rotman

Other key lawyers:

Ofer Cohen-Zedek; Tal Ron; Refael Liba; Avraham Morel


‘I always received the right level of professionalism, coming with integrity and straightforward advice — even when I disliked it! The lawyers dealing with my case are knowledgeable and detail-oriented.’

‘My main lawyers are Refael Liba and Avraham Morel, who form a great team. Both are very precise in the details and in the building of a case, very good in presenting in court and arbitration, and strong in preparing comprehensive legal written material. Above all, they are honest and decent and became my friends!’

Key clients


Hub Cyber Security

Y.LI.DA Investments

Boaz Barak

Prof. Alfred Tauber

Impertech Industries

Mr. Ran Tuttnauer

Mekorot Water Company

Mediterranean Towers

IMI Systems

The Persys Group


Family-Line Marketing (1990)

Elbit Systems

Havazelet, cultural and educational institution of Hashomer Hatzair

Work highlights

  • Representing Bit2c, a crypto coin exchange market, in a legal proceeding filed by it, and its CEO, regarding two breached agreements.
  • Representing Hub Cyber Security in a lawsuit filed by Rotem Amfert, relating to a fire that resulted in significant damages estimated at $116m.
  • Representing Professor Alfred Tauber in a claim against the Edmond de Rothschild Group and Mr Oded Zucker.

Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co

From its five offices across Israel, Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co provides extensive national coverage of contentious matters, including commercial, civil and administrative litigation. The department is led jointly by 50-year litigation veteran Moshe Balter and firm chairman Eyal Bar Eliezer, who is a ‘wise and tough negotiator’. Former department co-head Guy Nee’man and partner Lilach Keynan recently left the practice.

Practice head(s):

Moshe Balter; Eyal Bar-Eliezer

Other key lawyers:

Raanan Bar Zohar


‘The team is highly professional and, most importantly, demonstrates genuine care for clients.’

‘Eyal Bar-Eliezer is extremely experienced, with a creative legal approach coupled with a practical approach to achieving results for clients. Also an excellent strategic thinker, and a wise and tough negotiator.’

‘Raanan Bar Zohar is an off-the-charts genius with an encyclopaedic memory. A broad-thinking and creative lawyer and hard worker – will go the extra mile to research all details and possible alternatives.’

Key clients

Rami Levi Chain Stores Hashikma Marketing 2006



Aka Investments and Initiative

Aka Development & Construction

Alrov Properties & Lodgings

Omrix Biopharmaceuticals


BlueGreen Water Technologies

Ampa Real Estate

Israeli Sabra and (late) Noam Bloom

A private group of distributors Vs. Dubek

Ovadia (evi) Levy Vs. Leumi Bank

Custodia di Tierra Santa

Psagot Investment House, controlled by Value Capital One

Arena Star Group

Izaki Group Investments

Work highlights

  • Representing Alrov Properties & Lodgings in a NIS100m claim against two insurance companies for losses caused to the group’s assets in Israel during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Representing Rami Levi Chain Stores Hashikma Marketing 2006 in a variety of litigation procedures.
  • Representing Pelephone Communications in a lawsuit against Migdal Insurance regarding the collapse of the cellular network in 2018.

ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co

Arguably best known for for its record in administrative law, including constitutional litigation, ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co also represents a broad range of companies, government entities and individuals in civil and commercial disputes. Michael Rabello, who specialises in constitutional and administrative law, co-heads the group alongside David Shimron.

Practice head(s):

David Shimron; Michael Rabello

Other key lawyers:

Isaac Molho; Shai Ganor; Roman Kogan; Ofek Bruck; Yitzchak Goldstein


‘A highly professional and service-oriented team, with a strong approach. Lawyers are honest and modest.’

‘Lawyers maintain very good collaboration and display patience and openness to hear our needs. Very professional.’

‘Yitzchak Goldstein and Shai Ganor are very professional, personal, and straightforward.’

‘ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co is a prestige law firm in Israel. It has a unique combination of litigation practice, business understanding, and experience.’

‘The lawyers in ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co have class and integrity, but they play hard and aggressive in court.’

‘The practice is of small-to-medium size, and as such, lawyers are able to provide a high-level client relationship and interaction. In general, there is a strong emphasis on attention to detail, obtaining a deep understanding of the given subject matter, and acting in an ethical and fair manner. ’

‘Our main interaction was with Shai Ganor and Yitzchak Goldstein. We found both to be of high intellect, with forensic attention to detail and a high work ethic. They were able to take on large tasks and attempted to reduce risks through thorough research and studying the subject matter.’

Key clients

The State of Israel, Ministry of Justice

Likud Political Party; Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Lexan Israel

The Salesians of Don Bosco

Old Knesset House

The United States Government

Heftziba Group

Karta Central Jerusalem Development Company

MIGAL – Galilee Research Institute

Yad Vashem

Azorim Construction (1965)

Cellcom Israel

Gal Emerald Group

Tafnit Construction Management

Ashra – The Israeli Foreign Trade Risks Insurance Corporate

Golan Telecom

Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s; CFC Underwriting

Channel 9

The Shopping Channel

UJA New York Federation

Mr. Shalom Maidenbaum

Mr. Guy Naggar

Adv. Itamar Biton

Work highlights

  • Represented the Likud Party and MK Amihai Shikli in an election appeal to the Supreme Court, against the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee Chairman’s decision.
  • Represented the previous owners of Lexan Israel (the owner of the Princess Hotel in Eilat) in an appeal in the Supreme Court of Israel in a breach of contract claim against Bank Hapoalim and the Isrotel hotel chain.
  • Represented the Old Knesset House in civil litigation against the State of Israel seeking compensation of NIS150m for the expropriation of the client’s property.

Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM)

Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM) is set apart by its focus on international arbitration and cross-border disputes for a growing roster of multinational clients, including Barcelona Football Club and ADM International. Gideon Weinbaum, who is dual-qualified in Israel and New York, brings to bear extensive experience in representing international clients in litigation, arbitration, and mediation proceedings in Israel.

Practice head(s):

Gideon Weinbaum

Key clients

Crestron Electronics

Barcelona Football Club

ADM International

Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG

Fresenius Medical Care


Caixa Geral de Depósitos

Brix Software

H.R. Agencies

Tadiran Solar

Mekorot Water Company

Lehavot Advanced Fire Protection Systems

Monarch Master Funding 2 (Luxembourg)



Work highlights

  • Representing ADM International in a shareholder’s dispute with the founder of ADM’s Israeli subsidiary.
  • Representing Brix Software in a dispute with an American bank, relating to the termination of the engagement between the parties and the takeover of Brix’s business by the American bank.
  • Representing Fresenius Medical Care in an international arbitration relating to its investment in Israel.

FWMK (Furth, Wilensky, Mizrachi, Knaani)

The ‘super-professional and results-driven team’ at FWMK (Furth, Wilensky, Mizrachi, Knaani) handled a mix of corporate and commercial litigation over the past year, including shareholder, partnership and construction disputes. Seasoned litigator Ofer Furth co-heads the group together with managing partner Orr Noy.

Practice head(s):

Ofer Furth; Orr Noy

Other key lawyers:

Danny Belenkin; Idan Yaloz; Liron Liberman; Eli Shimon


‘It has both breadth and depth within a highly knowledgeable and multi-faceted team. ’

‘Orr Noy has high strategic planning capabilities and a good grip on the topic at hand. Danny Belenkin is a highly qualified veteran professional with a firm grip on the procedure and wise strategic thinking. Idan Yaloz is a highly qualified professional with very good legal knowledge.’

‘The team is very good and professional. Orr Noy and Liron Libeman are excellent lawyers.’

‘A super-professional and results-driven team. Orr Noy and Idan Yaloz are great people, super professional, dedicated, and honest. I feel safe and taken care of having them both on my side.’

Key clients

Hap Investments

Purple Biotech (previously named Kitov Pharma)

Priority Shelanu Capital

Samuel Boneh

Tali Yaron-Eldar, Paller, Schwartz & Co. Law offices

M. Amitay

Mr Dean Stern

Mr Guy Manor, Mr Noam Moses

K.M.T. (M.H.) Technologies Communication Computer

Orbach Halevi Architects

Mr Guy Manor, Mr Noam Moses

Grillman Migdalei Harakevet

Univo Pharmaceuticals

Tikun Olam ‑ Cannbit Pharmaceuticals

B.B. Business Medium


Panaxia Pharmaceutical Industries

Dr. Asher Shmulevich, Gilad Bar-lev, Prop’ Ari Shmis, Stephan M. Sims, Tod Violit, Arie Weber (Therapix Biosciences directors)

Mr David Lieber

Olympus Economic Solutions

Rav-Bariach (08) Industries

Oron Holdings and Investments Group

Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office

S. Schestowitz

Ace Capital Retail (2016)

Powermat Technologies

Medica Excel Tel Aviv

Howden Insurance Company (2002)

Rafi Shapira & Son

Brand industries

Koperaly and Shalom Investments

Hatzi Hinam Group

Vita Pri Hagalil Group

Atara Marketing Fruits and Vegetables

Babylon Hotels and Recreation

Gili And Joel Azaria

Oron Real Estate

Unicell Advanced Cellular Solutions

Work highlights

  • Representing Hap Investments, its subsidiary and major shareholder and officers, in a claim brought against them by Mr Eyal Rivlin and 15 other investors.
  • Representing Mr Buchris in an appeal submitted to the Supreme Court of Israel, relating to a conflict among shareholders of Hameshavev.
  • Representing an international business figure, Mr Tal Barel, in a lawsuit regarding a real estate dispute.

Kosteliz & Co., Law Office

Kosteliz & Co., Law Office's signature white-collar crime expertise lends itself well to administrative law disputes and breach of duty claims. The group also advises on shareholder disputes, real estate litigation, and breach of contract cases, among others. Yaron Kosteliz is a ‘formidable litigator’. Senior counsel Yoav Segal is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Yaron Kosteliz

Other key lawyers:

Yoav Segal; Aviad Shaulson; Simcha Albachari


‘A great litigation firm with both civil and white-collar expertise. Young, energetic, providing excellent service to their clients.’

‘I have known Yaron Kosteliz for more than 20 years. He has grown to be a formidable litigator, smart, aggressive where needed, and gains lots of respect from his colleagues.’

Key clients

Nofar Energy

Harey Zahav Residences and Mr. Zeev Epstein

Mr. Rephael Elmaliach

Mr. Asaf Rechulski

EY Israel – the Agrexco Case

EY Israel – the Scailex Case

The Israel Land Development Company

Mr. Avigdor Liberman, former Minister of Finance, current member of parliament and Chair of Yisrael Beiteinu Party

Ms. Vivian Mustari Aboulafia and her sons Messer’s Shmuel Mustari Aboulafia and Markus Mustari Aboulafia, heirs of the late Mr. Marko Aboulafia

Mr. ‏Philip Mayer

Hanatziv Real Estate Purchase Group

Angel Bakeries

Berman Bakery

Mr. Michael Cherney

Mr. Amos Luzon

Amos Luzon Development and Energy Group

Mr. Yaakov Quint

Mr. Shilo Adler (Director of Development and Infrastructure in the Ministry of Transportation)

Mr. Pavel Buber; Mr. Iram Graiver and Mr. Ilan Admon

Givat- Shmuel Municipality

IKEA Israel

Electra Trade

NewMed Energy (formerly, Delek Drilling L.P.)

Residents of the Mitzpe Cramim Settlement

Work highlights

  • Representing Nofar Energy in an administrative petition to partially abolish the decision by the Israeli Electricity Authority to retroactively change the terms of two public tenders.
  • Representing EY Israel in a N250m claim filed against it, as auditing accountants of Scailex Corporation, for breach of duty as ‘gatekeepers’ in connection with a distribution of dividends by Scailex.
  • Representing The Israel Land Development Company (ILDC) in a claim filed by the Director of Insolvency and Official Receiver of the State of Israel for a declaratory judgement, ordering ILDC to transfer real estate plots to the state, in lieu of plots it held on behalf of Holocaust victims and allegedly sold.

S. Friedman & Co. Advocates & Notaries

Service-oriented and results-driven’, S. Friedman & Co. Advocates & Notaries’ dominant transport offering is reflected in its dispute resolution practice, where it frequently handles cases for trophy client, Zim Integrated Shipping Services. The team’s recent experience also spans the agriculture, food, non-profit, education, retail and infrastructure sectors. Lily Doron and Yair Assael head the group.

Practice head(s):

Lily Doron; Yair Assael


‘Lawyers with great legal minds, who are very dedicated, service-oriented and results-driven.’

‘The team provides great and professional service. Lawyers are super attentive, highly professional and skilled individuals.’

Key clients

Tnuva Central Coop for the Mktg of Agr Prod in Israel

World Zionist Organization

Zim Integrated Shipping Services

Amos Luzon Development and Energy Group

The University of Haifa

Hamashbir Lazarchan

The Independent Education System

Jerusalem Chicken Marketing

TT&T Telecom technology and Arie Hochman

Rekah Pharmaceutical Industry |Vitamed Pharmaceutical Industries

Milobar – Agricultural Cooperative Society

The owners of the rights in 12 out of 17 apartments located in the building at 21 Montefiore St. in Tel Aviv

Zesty Tech



The Jewish People Policy Institute

Milouoff Integrated Broiler Agricultural Cooperative Association


Ralco Agencies

Givot Olam Oil

Energy Infrastructure

IKEA Israel – Livna Tsfoni

Council for Higher Education in Israel

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Work highlights

  • Representing Tnuva in a variety of litigation matters.
  • Representing the World Zionist Organization in several matters, including in a claim for the recovery of NIS42.5m allegedly collected unlawfully from 114 claimants in connection with land purchases.
  • Advising Zim Integrated Shipping Services on international arbitration cases, including multiple proceedings in London.

Sabari Farkash & Co. Law Firm

Comprised of top-notch litigators’, five-partner boutique Sabari Farkash & Co. Law Firm specialises in commercial litigation, primarily shareholder disputes, D&O liability cases and real estate litigation. The increasingly prominent practice is led jointly by ‘brilliant strategistOphir Sabari and the ‘persuasive and sharpDivon Farkash.

Practice head(s):

Ophir Sabari; Divon Farkash


‘The team is exceptional and comprised of top-notch litigators. This boutique litigation firm’s capabilities enables it to handle the most complex and sophisticated cases.’

‘Divon Farkash is professional, knowledgeable, fast-thinking, persuasive and sharp. He is highly motivated and responsive, treat his clients with the outmost respect and gives them a very caring service. He has a unique ability to understand and analyze the legal situation.’

‘A great litigation boutique. Divon Farkash is absolutely excellent. He knows how to be efficient in a case, is a great strategic thinker and excellent performer. He is highly experienced and great to work with.’

‘Sabari Farkash is the best litigation boutique in Israel. It has an outstanding “home grown” team of professionals led by Ophir Sabari, who is without doubt one of the best litigators in Israel, and Divon Farkash, a young rising star. They are smart and fearless litigators.’

‘Ophir Sabari is a brilliant strategist, out-of-the-box solution finder, elite litigator and advisor. You want him on your side.’

‘Sabari Farkash is a highly professional firm, which invests in its clients, works long hours to meet litigation time targets and goes down to the smallest details in a case.’

‘Ophir Sabari, who handles commercial litigation, is a prominent attorney in the field. He is charismatic, has leadership skills, has extensive knowledge and is there for the client and always looks towards the client’s good — and the client’s good only.’

‘We had a very difficult mandate that the larger firms in Israel could not take. Sabari Farkash took our case and worked with us through the difficult twists and turns of the case. We have great respect for the quality of the team.’

Key clients

West Face Capital

Mr. Shai Agassi

Eitan Medical

Tzifha International 1994; Tzifha

Cobwebs Technologies

Zechariah Levy & Sons Building and Holdings Company (2009)

External Directors in B.S.D Crown

External Directors in IDB Development Corp (in liquidation)

Gornitzky & Co. & Sabari Farkash & Co.

Rotshtein and Orot Tuvia (a private company in Tzifha International Group); Rotshtein and Tzifha International 1994

Torat Ha’Chaim Neve Dekalim Association

Dimitri Weinberg and Maxim Shpilko, the controlling shareholders of Diler BMD International

Hanania Gibstein and Dov Gibstein

M.B.S. ANTILLES; Tzifha International 1994; Tzifha

Mr. Jacob M. Weinreb

HaMashbir 365

Pama Leasing Group

Profimex – the Israel-based private equity real estate arm of Bamberger-Rosenheim

Bracha Ratta (Shomrei Emunim)

Work highlights

  • Representing Mr Shai Agassi, the founder of the Better Place consortium, in proceedings related to a NIS200m claim filed by the liquidators of the group against the group’s directors and other defendants.
  • Representing Eitan Medical in a lawsuit filed against it, and some of its shareholders, by the the company’s minority shareholders.
  • Representing companies of Tzifha Group in various lawsuits regarding land ownership.

Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co.

Under the leadership of Nir Sabarov and Nir Milshtein, the dispute resolution group at Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co. stands out for its orientation towards the infrastructure and construction sectors. The team is primarily active on behalf of public-sector entities, including government ministries and state-owned companies.

Practice head(s):

Nir Sabarov; Nir Milshtein

Other key lawyers:

Vered Geifman Klein


‘Our team at Shnitzer is very professional and loyal, comprised of great lawyers who daily interact with our company for diverse matters. The services that we receive are provided with very high standards, from the beginning until the completion of the process. We highly recommend the firm.’

‘The individuals we work with are very responsible, professional and kind. We trust them to bring the best outcome.’

‘A very good law firm with high expertise in commercial law and commercial litigation. Lawyers stand out for their very good availability.’

‘Nir Sabarov is very practical, experienced and business-oriented, with high availability.’

‘The practice has the most devoted and professional team that does not leave any detail unattended, providing the client with the best possible representation.’

‘Nir Sabarov is a extremely talented litigation attorney with very impressive presence.’

Key clients

Cross Israel Highway

Water Desalination Administration (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

Jerusalem Light Rail

B.S.R. Group

United Sarona

NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System

Israel Roads – National Transport Infrastructure Co.

BDO Israel

Agricultural Research Organization (Volcanic Centre) (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

Israel Land Authority (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

Israel’s Ministry of Defence (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

The Rishon Lezion Economic Corporation

Willi-Food International

Work highlights

  • Representing Cross Israel in a high-stakes arbitration against Shapir Engineering Cross Israel North, the concessionaire of the North highway 6 BOT project.
  • Representing the Water Desalination Administration in two arbitration proceedings against the concessionaires.
  • Representing BSR Real Estate, a leading company in Israel in the field of purchase groups, in a large number of related disputes.

Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates

Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates’ dispute resolution practice is active across a diverse range of fields, with notable experience in real estate, professional negligence, tenders and shareholder disputes. Practice head, Doron Dan, possesses 35 years of experience in contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Doron Dan

Key clients




Deloitte Economic Consulting Services (1986)

AFI Residences


Danya Cibus

Balfur (72)

Africa Israel Hotels

AFI Properties

AFI Development

Mercantile Bank & Discount Bank


Bank Hapoalim B.M.

B Fresh

Israel Trade Bank


HSBC Holdings

Orpak Systems

C.A.R.E Medical Services

The new REIT fund

Mivtach-Simon/ MVS Insurance Agents

H&O Israel


Mizrahi Tefahot Bank

Hadera Ocean Village

Orbit Communication Systems

A prominent advertising company in a dispute with a competitor

P.R.S. Mediterranean


Shareholders of Family Line

SOHO Collection

AY Electronics

Aharoni Group

Top Ramdor Systems & Computers Co. (1990)

Work highlights

  • Acting for Israel Discount Bank in a series of lawsuits filed by private investors who invested money with a client of the bank that eventually went into liquidation.
  • Representing Africa Israel Hotels in a multimillion-shekel lawsuit filed by a competing company.
  • Representing Africa Israel Residences in a series of lawsuits filed against it, and other parties, by the Tel Aviv Municipality concerning claimed ownership rights in the ‘Summayl Compound’.