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Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co
TEL AVIV 6423806

Work Department

Project Finance, Energy & Infrastructure Departments


Partner, Energy & Infrastructure Department, Heads the Project Finance Department


Uri heads the firm’s project finance department and is a partner in the firm’s energy and infrastructure department. Uri is recommended by leading legal professional guides such as Legal500 and Chambers Global, as one of the leading Israeli lawyers in the field of project finance, energy and infrastructure.

Uri has extensive experience in public-private partnerships and in representing both Israeli and international projects companies, sponsors, banks and other financial institutions in the development, financing, construction and operation of infrastructure and energy projects. Throughout his many years of practice, Uri has acted and advised in connection with some of the most unique and groundbreaking projects in the Israeli infrastructure and energy sectors.

During the last year, Uri represented Shikun & Binui and Edeltech Group, who had won the huge tender published by the Israel Electric Company (“IEC”) for the acquisition of the 1,195MW Ramat Hovav power plant, in the financial close of the senior debt, for an amount of well over USD 1.2 billion – the largest ever financial close in Israel for a power plant. Uri has also served for over a decade as legal counsel to PSP Investments Ltd., the licensor of the 300MW pumped storage power plant at Ma’ale Gilboa, the first pumped storage facility in Israel.


Hebrew and English


Bar Admissions – Israel, 2008


  • Bachelor of Laws (Magna cum laude), Tel Aviv University 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

Uri Mandel - Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co scores highly with sources for its ‘strong business acumen’, which marks it as a solid choice to represent private-sector clients on infrastructure-related matters. The practice strikes a balance between lender and borrower-side mandates, with banks, financial institutions, construction groups and energy companies all on the team’s books. Uri Mandel spearheads the energy, infrastructure and project finance department, while Yaron Cohen leads the tenders and project development team. Oren Tal is a talented senior associate.

Israel > Energy

According to satisfied sources, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co is a ‘one-stop-shop in the energy field’, with its experience across the full range of construction, financing and regulatory matters drawing praise. Uri Mandel leads the overarching energy, infrastructure and project finance department and is recommended for his record in representing lenders and borrowers on energy-related financings. Yaron Cohen spearheads the tenders and project development practice and acts for a broad roster of construction and energy companies on energy projects. Other recommended names include recently promoted partner Noam Koren Zimran, who fronts the energy team, and senior associate Oren Tal.