Firm Profile > Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. > Tel Aviv, Israel

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co.
MUSEUM TOWER 13TH AND 14TH FLOOR
4 BERKOWITZ STREET
TEL AVIV 6423806
Israel

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

A strong year for Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. saw it cement its reputation as a leading contender for the largest and most high-profile corporate deals to hit the market. Most notably, it was selected by NSO Group Technologies and its founders to advise on the largest management buyout transaction ever conducted in Israel - Roy Caner, who heads the hi-tech department, and Viva Gayer led that landmark $1bn deal. Technology generally is a sweet spot, but the group also shines in private equity, financial services and transportation. Corporate heavyweight Doni Toledano heads a team which also includes ‘true deal-maker’ Lior Oren.

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Testimonials

They are very business-oriented, provide full attention and care regardless of the size of the deal, they have a lot of experience which allows them to insist on certain issues while conceding on other less material or common terms.’

A very efficient M&A department, very good at grasping the commercials of a transaction.’

Lior and his team are true professionals, constantly seeking to improve our position as their clients, dedicated, available, thoughtful and service-oriented.’

We have been working with Lior Oren for several years now, and we are very pleased with both the legal professionalism and the service we receive.’

Lior Oren is a true deal-maker who knows how to best bridge the gaps and hedge our risks.’

Shay Dayan is a sharp mind and produces high-quality work.’

Key clients

NSO Group Technologies Ltd. and Founders Shalev Holy and Omri Lavie

Taavura Holdings Ltd.

Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Moti Ben-Moshe, Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd. and Extra Development and Entrepreneurship Ltd.

XIO Group

Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd.

Nisko Group

Menorah Mivtachim Holdings Ltd.

Chroma ATE Inc.

Offensive Security and its founders Mati and Iris Aharoni

General Oriental Investments SA

Mishkei Emek Beit-Shean, Mishkei Emek Izrael and Pituach Hagalil

SysAid Technologies Ltd.

Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd.

Apax Partners and AMI Opportunities Fund

Tene Investment Fund

IDI – Insurance Company Ltd.

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

Permira Fund

Motorola Solutions Inc.

Netafim Ltd.

Israel Chemicals Ltd.

Mediterranean Car Agency

Vertex Venture Capital

Magma Ventures Partners

Xsight Systems Ltd.

Shamrock Opportunities Fund, L.P

Dor gas

Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions) Tier 1

Known in the Israeli market as 'a litigation powerhouse', Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. handles high-value class actions for many of Israel's largest corporates across key sectors including telecoms, energy, transport and financial and professional services. The team is well-versed in a full range of class actions, though key areas of strength include complex securities class actions, and consumer class actions involving communications law. Moreover, the practice group also has a track record of involvement in headline derivative claims, including the ongoing NIS1.3bn claims against the directors and officers of Discount Investment Corporation. 'A truly extraordinary litigator', Giora Erdinast heads the firm's litigation practice, which is co-managed by Ran Sprinzak and Tomer WeissmanHadas Bekel is also active in the practice group.

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Testimonials

One of the best law firms in Israel regarding class actions and derivative actions.

Extremely professional and skilful lawyers. Great strategy and tactics in order to get the right result.

The team is very experienced in in the field of class actions, and their ability to work as a team allows them to quickly deal with complex legal issues in a remarkable fashion.

The uniqueness of this team is that they are very cooperative and they are open to ideas of others and willing to incorporate these ideas in their work.

An extremely helpful and responsive team and an overall pleasant environment.’

Ran Sprinzak is an outstanding litigator with a sharp, creative mind.

Tomer Weissman is hard working and very accessible; he does a good job of balancing our legal and business needs.

The firm and specifically Ran were highly available to us, meticulous on the legal research, and handled our lawsuit in an extremely professional manner. The overall experience was very positive, as I mentioned Ran was very thorough, highly available and very articulate. In my opinion, Ran Sprinzak is one of the most talented lawyers in Israel.

Key clients

Former Directors and Officers of IDB

Former Directors and Officers of Discount Investment Corporation

Nesher – Israel Cement Enterprises

D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998)

Sonol Israel

Bezeq the Israeli Telecommunication Corp

Mey-Eden Bar – First Class Service

PwC Israel

Shikun & Binui – Solel Boneh

Apex Issuances

Extra Holdings and Mr. Moti Ben Moshe

Pauza Coffee Services

Africa Israel Investments & its directors

Ability Inc.

Israel Aerospace Industries

Financial Justice Association

Israel Electric Corporation

Opko Health and Opko Biologics

Beeper Communications

Egged Taavura

The Directors and officers of Brookland Upreal

Nisko Industries (1992) and Nisko Holdings (1982)

Directors of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 1

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. differentiates itself by the pedigree of its individuals: four of its litigation partners have clerked at the Supreme Court, eight attorneys studied at top law schools in the US, and four attorneys practiced law in the US. Partly as a result of this high-level experience, the team has an impressive track record of involvement in the market's most valuable, most sensitive, and most widely publicised disputes. Considered by many to be 'the best civil litigator in Israel' practice head Giora Erdinast is currently representing one of two controlling shareholders in the largest-ever corporate control dispute in Israel. Ran Sprinzak ('a brilliant litigator') is leading a very high-profile dispute in the cyber-security sector, and Tomer Weissman represented a BOT concessionaire in arbitration against the State of Israel in a dispute that posed an existential risk to the client's business. Also recommended is Dan Sella, who has particular expertise in cross-border disputes involving the US.

Testimonials

They are very professional, learn new issues profoundly and quickly, understand them fully and are capable of giving important insights and strong representation of our standing on matters.

One of the best law firms in Israel in local litigation and arbitration. Highest quality of legal service. Extremely professional and skilful team of lawyers producing excellent results.

Giora Erdinast has a magic touch which helps him turn even the toughest cases into absolute winners. Many consider him to be the best civil litigator in Israel and I concur. The breadth of Giora’s practice is outstanding and he is a true master in the art of litigation.

Ran Sprinzak is an exceptional lawyer and litigator. Extremely bright, knowledgeable and skilful.

I have been working with EBN as litigation lawyers for several years. They seem to have the best combination of brilliant and precise legal team.

The litigators from EBN appear before me on a regular basis in a variety of cases (class actions, shareholders’ disputes, contract disputes, etc.) which always involve the largest amounts for the biggest players in the Israeli business arena. Many times they succeed in making arguments which completely change the perception of the case in favour of their client and they have an amazing ability to dive into the smallest details.

Mr. Sprinzak is very thorough, demonstrates strategic view and has quick perception and understanding capabilities. Ran and his team are always available for us and respond quickly to every development.

Ran Sprinzak is a brilliant litigator. He leads some of the largest and most sophisticated cases heard before me. He has a very profound understanding of both the law and of the cases he handles, which reflects in his winning arguments.

Dan Sella and Tomer Weissman work on the biggest cases and they are extremely smart and talented.’

Tomer Weissman has made a name for himself in the Israeli legal arena as being creative, aggressive and relentless. Tomer is extremely convincing because of his integrity, attention to details and flawless legal reasoning.

EBN is considered by many to be the best litigation firm in Israel, and rightfully so. The litigation team at EBN has an unparalleled understanding of both the legal issues and the commercial issues.’

Giora Erdinast is probably the best civil litigator in Israel. He is great in court fights as well as in boardroom negotiations. Always quick on his feet and his charisma together with savvy can turn a very difficult case into a triumph.

The entire litigation team at EBN is phenomenal, and they are excellent in all types of litigation.

Tomer Weissman is an excellent and skilled litigator and tireless worker.

EBN are exceptionally good lawyers. They are thorough, systematic and at the same time employ “out of the box” strategies and moves.’

Key clients

Moti Ben Moshe

Bank Hapoalim

Bank Mizrahi Tefahot

Bezeq- The Israeli Communication Company

PwC Israel

Shikun and Binui– Solel Boneh

Taavura  Holdings and the Livnat Family

Tiv Taam Holdings 1

Nesher – Israel Cement Enterprises

Directors of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Mey-Eden Bar – First Class Service

Mediterranean Car Agency

Michael Mirilashvili

Maman Cargo Terminals & Handling

Israel Electric Corporation

Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) and its subsidiaries

Leumi Partners

Mr. Ron Itzhaki

Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai (China)

Sabre Corporation

H2ID

Derech Eretz Highways Management Corporation

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

Keshet Broadcasting

Energy Tier 1

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. has expertise across a huge range of energy sector mandates from corporate transactions to power plant development, but is especially well-known for its regulatory practice, which one client called 'the best-informed in the country'. The practice group is jointly headed by Uri Noy and Nadav Olgan and was recently won a tender to serve as external legal adviser to Israel Natural Gas Lines, the government monopoly that controls the Israeli natural gas transmission system. Also of note, the team is highly rated for its strength in renewable energy sector, where it has advised on the development of a huge share of solar power plants. Finance partner Roy Gross joined from Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary in January 2019. Bat El Elias Zada is a promising associate in the team.

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Testimonials

Erdinast energy team is probably the best in country. They are knowledgeable, well connected and well regarded and very much transaction oriented. The team has experience in all aspects of the industry – from regulatory to financial details of all levels.

Uri Noy’s knowledge is second to one in the field and his personal characteristics allow him to lead transactions with wit and authority. Bat El Elias Zada is our direct day-to-day contact – she is diligent and is now regarded as one of our team.

EBN has a great regulatory practice which is the best informed in the country.

Key clients

Invenergy

Bright Source Energy

Dor Alon Group

Israel Natural Gas Lines

Acciona Agua

OPC Solar

EDF EN Israel

Afcon Holdings Shlomo Group

IES Holdings

Dr. Eli Barnea

Sigma Epsilon Group

Zodiak Western Wind Farm

El-Mor Renewable Energy General Partnership

Shikun and Binui Energy

Manufacturers Association of Israel

Azrieli Group

Bayside Land Corporation

REIT 1 Management Services

Telecoms and media Tier 1

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. represents a wide range of companies in the telecoms and media sectors in contentious and commercial matters, including class actions relating to abuse of dominance and unfair pricing, defamation claims, privacy disputes, employment law matters, M&A and major investments. Hadas Bekel specialises in contentious work and Shay Dayan leads on the majority of the firm's commercial mandates in this field. Bekel is advising DBS Satellite Services (YES) on various matters, including all aspects of the launch of a new over-the-top broadcasting service, StingTV, which involves agreements with suppliers, acquiring broadcasting rights and consumer protection issues. Lior OrenJonathan Achiron and Giora Erdinast are also noted.

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Key clients

DBS Satellite Services (1998) Ltd. (“YES”)

Bezeq the Israel Telecommunication Corp Ltd.

TMF, Yehshoua (TBWA) and Gitam (BBDO)

Keshet Broadcasting Ltd.

ZIRA Ltd.

Beeper Communications Israel Ltd.

Partner Communications Company Ltd.

Synamedia Technologies Israel

Middle East Broadcasting Networks

Getty Images Israel Ltd.

Israel Electrical Company

Competition/antitrust Tier 2

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co.'s competition practice predominantly handles merger approvals; cases concerning the regulation of monopolies, including abuse of dominance claims; restrictive arrangements; and matters relating to the impact of the anti-concentration law. Michal Rothschild, who previously worked at the ICA, is advising Bank Mizrahi Tefahot on its attempt to acquire Bank Igud in an appeal following the ICA's decision to prevent the merger in May 2018. Litigation specialist Giora Erdinast is acting alongside Rothschild in defending Nesher in a class action case for abuse of dominance, in which the claimants are seeking $278m in damages.

Employment Tier 2

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co.’s group impresses with its ‘out-of-the box thinking’. The well-rounded practice is routinely engaged by Israeli and multinational corporations on an array of compliance, transactional support and hiring and firing issues but is best known for its strong showings in contentious matters, particularly class actions. Department head Miriam Kleinberger-Attar ‘finds creative solutions to complicated situations’ and has a strong emphasis on employment and labour litigation. Prominent litigator Giora Erdinast also handles a significant volume of employment-related cases.

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Testimonials

The employment team ask the right questions, provide fast responses and professional answers and out-of-the-box thinking. I feel in capable hands.’

Highly professional and excellent service provided by a human team, not like many other law firms.’

The team is comprised of professionals, who are caring, available 24/7, and give us the feeling that we are taken care of.

Miriam Kleinberger-Attar, head of the department, is an amazing person, with knowledge and experience. She has a wide perspective and finds creative solutions to complicated situations.’

When talking with Miriam, I sometimes feel like she is reading my mind due to her deep understanding of complex situations and her ability to provide smart legal solutions.’

The team, led by Miriam, provides a unique professional view, not only regarding the demands of the law but also in terms of strategic thinking.’

Miriam works as one with the client to solve problems.’

Key clients

NICE Ltd.

Walmart Inc.

Honeywell Inc.

Arbe Robotics Ltd.

Ramet Trom Ltd.

Marriott Hotels International Limited

Synamedia Technologies Israel Ltd.

Taveta Ltd.

Getty Images Inc.

Moovex Ltd.

Medtronics Ltd.

D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd. – yes

Direct-Insurance (I.D.I. Insurance Company Ltd.)

Shikun & Binui Ltd. Shikun & Binui –Solel Bone Ltd.

Mey Eden Production (2007) Ltd., Mey Eden Bar – First Class Service Ltd

The Culture Trip Ltd.

Beeper Communications Israel Ltd.

Bright Source Industries Israel Ltd.

Dip Tech Ltd.

Yelin Lapidot – Mutual funds management Ltd.

College of Management Studies

Galil Software Ltd.

The Israeli Volleyball Association

Uvda I.D Ltd.

Eldan Road Services Ltd.

Universal Trucks Israel Ltd. (UTI)

Israel Cattle Breeders Association

Merav Medical Center Ltd.

Afeka College of Engineering

Kaymera Technologies Ltd.

MediSeen eHealth Ltd.

Abraham Hostels Ltd.

Ben Horin and Alexandrovitz Ltd.

Guesty Inc.

Ariel Photonics Assembly Ltd.

Systematics Ltd.

Skyline Robotics Ltd.

Algopix Holdings Ltd.

Blue Square Real Estate Ltd.

J. Aslan Marketing Ltd.

Cham Foods (Israel)

Elmshdawi King Store Ltd.

Step Ans Ltd.

Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 2

'Very professional and always able to assist', the hi-tech team at Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. is instructed by Israeli and international tech companies and venture capital investors in standout M&A, investment transactions and a variety of other commercial deals in the tech sector. The hi-tech department is headed by Roy Caner, and has particular strengths in the areas of cyber security, autonomous driving, and defence and aerospace. In 2019, Caner and Viva Gayer advised NSO Group Technologies and its founders on the largest MBO transaction ever completed in Israel. Also of note, the firm is investing heavily in the hi-tech team, having recently hired several lawyers from leading Israeli firms. Lior Oren and Doni Toledano are other core members of the hi-tech team.

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Testimonials

The team is very professional and always available to assist.

This is a very experienced and highly engaged team. They are professional, fun to work with and I always feel they are looking out for my company’s best interests.

Roy Caner is a consummate professional and one of the finest attorneys I have ever worked with.

Adv. Shay Dayan is a super professional lawyer, hard worker, willing to assist at any time and on any issue. Able to resolve complex issues and work against many lawyers to resolve complex matters. We are very satisfied with the level of service we receive.

Key clients

NSO Group Technologies and its founders Shalev Holy and Omri Lavie

Mobileye Vision Technologies

Guesty

SysAid Technologies

Motorola Solutions

Chroma ATE

Getty Images Israel

Israeli Aerospace Industry

Offensive Security and its founders Mati and Iris Aharoni

Permira Fund

Fortellix

TLV Partners

Emerge Fund

Tyson Ventures

I.B.I. Tech Fund – High Technology

Vertex Venture Capital

Skyline Robotics

Pitango Growth Fund and Qumra Capital I

O.I.J Orchestra Group and its founders Isaac Zack, Omri Lavie and Jacob Ukelson

Tene Growth Capital

Mazor Robotics

Medtronic

S2G Ventures

Archer Daniels Midland

Kaymera Technologies

Datagen

Ion Pacific

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

In addition to receiving regular court appointments to serve as special managers, liquidators, receivers or trustees during insolvency cases, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. frequently handles corporate restructuring outside of court through acquisitions of distressed companies. The group also has a strong track record representing bondholders of foreign and domestic companies in debt settlements: in one such matter, the group successfully represented the bondholders of Medley Capital in a settlement of NIS400m, securing approval and payment of the full amount sought. Alon Binyamini has particular experience of receivership proceedings and creditors' arrangements. Raanan Kalir is the other key name.

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Key clients

Mr. Moti Ben-Moshe

IDB Development Ltd. Series N bond holders

Bond holders of Medley Capital

Liquidator of BSR Europe Ltd.

Creditors of the “Malrag”

The Gabai Group, controlled by Mr. Eli Gabai

Excellence Investment House

The Series A bondholders of Kardan N.V.

Tnuport

Rainmaker Investments GmbH

Dor Alon Energy in Israel (1988) Ltd.

Naaman Group

Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd.

Blue Square Real Estate Ltd.

The bondholders of: Synergy Cables Ltd., Degal, Kamur, Afsek, Orkit, Eurotrade, Dorea, Tao

Directors of Brookland Upreal Limited

Banking and finance Tier 3

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. houses a robust borrower-side practice, which has close relationships with borrowers including Netafim and Livnat Group. The team also continues to increase its market share of big-ticket lender mandates, with recent work for banks, insurance companies and private equity funds. The group boosted its lender-side practice further in 2019, with the hire of Roy Gross, who joins as partner from Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and NotaryDoni Toledano and Dan Sella are other key names.

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Testimonials

Very committed to their clients, very commercial and hands-on.’

The advantage of Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. is that it is a large firm, which operates like a boutique with respect to the availability and personal treatment.’

The team, and specifically Doni Toledano and Roy Gross, were highly available to us, meticulous on the legal research, and handled the transaction in an extremely professional manner.’

Doni Toledano: top lawyer who combines a strong track record of international M&A transactions with his strengths and network in Israel.’

The overall experience was very positive – Doni and Roy were very thorough, highly available and very articulate.’

Doni and Roy are outstanding lawyers, very sharp and always had creative solutions, no matter how complicated the problem was.’

Key clients

Netafim Ltd.

Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd.

Meitav Dash Investment House

Menora-Mivtachim Holdings Ltd.

Bain Capital

Bank Leumi

Livnat Group

Lumenis

Apax Partners/AMI Opportunities

Bank Hapoalim B.M

Novalpina Capital

NSO Group Technologies Ltd.

XIO Group

Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Psagot Investment House Ltd.

Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd.

Israel Chemicals Ltd.

Mediterranean Car Agency Ltd.

M.R.V. Medical Center (1996) Ltd.

Arbe Robotics Ltd.

Yelin Lapidot investment House

Infrastructure Tier 3

The team at Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. is regularly instructed by international and domestic corporates participating in multinational bidding consortiums for Israel's largest infrastructure projects. Jointly headed by Uri Noy and Nadav Olgan, the team is particularly active in the power and energy space, but has also been involved in a number of recent tenders in the transport, defence and water sectors. In January 2019, the firm further strengthened its project finance practice with the hire of Roy Gross from Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary.

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Key clients

Flying Cargo

Afcon Holdings

Shlomo Group

Phoenix Insurance Group

Israel Natural Gas Lines

Egged Taavura

Acciona Agua

Transport Tier 3

Leveraging the strength of its hi-tech and start-up practice, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. had a strong showing in technology-related transport matters over the past year, particularly in the auto and bus spaces. Among its highlights, the firm advised Intel-owned Mobileye on its groundbreaking joint venture with Volkswagen and Champion Motors for the launch of a commercial self-driving ride-hailing service in Israel. The department is led jointly by corporate and M&A head Doni Toledano and energy and infrastructure specialist Uri Noy.

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Key clients

CAF Investment Projects S.A.

Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Maman Cargo Terminals Ltd.

Egged Ta’avura

Haifa Municipality

Afcon Electric Transportation Ltd.

Israeli Aerospace Industry Ltd. (“IAI”)

Emerge Fund

Ta’avura Holdings Ltd.

Metropoline – Public Transport Ltd.

Dor Alon Energy in Israel (1988) Ltd.

Magma Ventures, Vertex Venture Capital, Samsung Catalyst and Japanese SBI Holdings, Inc.

Arbe Robotics Ltd.

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co.'s real estate practice advises developers and international companies on urban renewal projects and commercial developments, as well as assisting banks with the acquisition, sale and development of land for residential and commercial purposes. Practice head Roy Harash leads on the majority of the firm's real estate transactions. He is advising Shikun & Binui on an urban renewal project in northern Tel Aviv comprising 70 residential units with an approximate value of  $52m.

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Key clients

Shikun & Binui Real Estate (“Shikun & Binui”)

Blue Square Real Estate Ltd

Mivne Group

Almog Pinui Binui Ltd

Ben David Hertzel Group

Taavura Holdings Ltd.

Almog 38 Ltd

Dor Alon

Asdan Israel Ltd.

Israel Discount Bank Ltd. (TASE: DSCT)

Permira Holdings

APAX Partners Ltd. (“APAX”) and AMI Opportunities Fund (“AMI”)

Shitrit Holdings LTD

Mr. Ron Itzhaki

The Management College

Firm Overview:
As one of Israel’s most prominent and cutting-edge law firms, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co. is a prime destination for major corporates in Israel and abroad in their milestone transactions, major investments and landmark and complex disputes.

With more than 110 lawyers, many with international experience, we bring clients experience – academic and professional – from leading universities in the U.S. and law firms and an extensive network of international contacts. Among the firm’s clients are many prominent international and local corporations, including publicly traded companies, energy and infrastructure companies, international corporations and concerns in various fields, hi-tech and telecommunications companies, banks and financial institutions, industrial companies, venture capital and private equity funds, hedge funds, government corporations, investment and maintenance corporations as well as some of the most active and recognized business people in the Israeli business community. 

Main Areas of Practice:

Dispute Resolution:
Well-versed in all aspects of litigation, we have played a central role in legal proceedings in some of the most substantial business disputes in the Israeli economy, drawing on our experience in representing prominent local and international parties. Our Litigation practice covers a broad range of commercial law fields, including legal disputes relating to corporate control, communications, public tenders, disputes between shareholders, banking, and bankruptcy. The firm has acquired great skill and a successful track record in managing and resolving class actions and successfully represents both plaintiffs and defendants.

Head of Department: Adv. Giora Erdinast
Tel: +972 3 777 0100
Email: erdinast@ebnlaw.co.il

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm is involved in complex and cross-border transactions in the local and international markets, including mergers and acquisitions, investment agreements, financing agreements, and entrepreneurship. The firm has taken part in some of the largest and most prominent merger and acquisitions transactions in Israel in recent years, such as the rare and complex USD 400m merger of Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. and the Union Bank of Israel Ltd., based Hellman & Friedman (H&F) in its USD 1.15 billion acquisition of Checkmarx and KKR’s acquisition of 1-800 Contacts, Inc. at more than USD 3 billion.

Head of Department: Adv. Doni Toledano
Tel: +972 3 777 0140
Email: donit@ebnlaw.co.il

Energy, Infrastructure & Project Finance:
As one of Israel’s leading energy and infrastructure firms, we have set the standard in relation to energy and infrastructure for some years, confidently and repeatedly acting for entrepreneurs and investors in the fields of energy and infrastructure, providing them legal counsel in all aspects of initiating, planning, establishing and operating projects of various sizes, including power stations, water installations, transportation, tenders, licensing and regulations. We also act for energy consumers, and regularly advise industrial plants, income-generating real estate companies, municipal bodies in the process of purchasing electricity at reduced prices, converting and purchasing natural gas, constructing independent power plants and more.

Heads of Department: Adv. Uri Noy; Adv. Nadav Olgan
Tels: +972 3 777 0160; +972 3 777 0310
Emails: noy@ebnlaw.co.il; nadav@ebnlaw.co.il

Hi-Tech and Venture Capital:

Well recognized in the technology ecosphere, our lawyers are well equipped to act for private equity funds, corporate funds, investors and many of Israel’s most cutting-edge start-ups in Israel and abroad, advising them on all relevant matters, including raising capital in Israel and abroad, joint ventures, commercial operations such as licensing, development, production and OEM agreements, as well as exit planning.

Head of Department: Adv. Roy Caner
Tel: +972 3 777 0160
Email: roy@ebnlaw.co.il

Banking & Finance
The firm advises corporations, investors, banks and financial institutions on all aspects of financing transactions in a wide range of sectors and industries. The firm specializes in senior debt loans, consortium arrangements, mezzanine loans, and shareholders’ loans.

Heads of Department: Adv. Doni Toledano; Adv. Dan Sella; Adv. Roy Gross
Tels: +972 3 777 0140; +972 3 777 0300; +972 3 777 0357
Emails: donit@ebnlaw.co.il; dans@ebnlaw.co.il; royg@ebnlaw.co.il

Securities & Capital Markets:
EBN is increasingly a go-to law firm for its advice to an ever-expanding roster of publicly listed companies on its capital markets needs. With senior in-house experience at the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), the team commands respect for its routine handling of filings and communications with the ISA and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, as well as its grasp of all securities regulation. Furthermore, EBN acts for both public and private companies in initial and secondary public offerings of securities in Israel and abroad.

Head of Department: Adv. Moty Yamin
Tel: +972 3 777 0163
Email: motyy@ebnlaw.co.il

Insolvency & Restructuring:
The firm has vast knowledge and experience in representing creditors of public and other entities in various insolvency proceedings, of considerable magnitude – an issue very much under the spotlight of the current pandemic. The Department’s staff is highly skilled in working on large and varied transactions to gain control of public and other companies that have encountered difficulties. The firm’s partners are recognized and appointed by the courts as liquidators, receivers and other offices in insolvency proceedings.

Heads of Department: Adv. Raanan Kalir; Adv. Alon Binyamini
Tel: +972 3 777 0300
Emails: raanank@ebnlaw.co.il; alonb@ebnlaw.co.il

Real Estate:
The firm has extensive experience in the real estate field, in its various aspects, including counsel for various real estate transactions, development of office and residential projects, urban renewal, sheltered housing, hotels, purchase groups, construction services, planning and construction, the Israel Land Authority, and real estate financing. Among the firm’s clients are some of Israel’s largest real estate companies, banks, funds, infrastructure companies, private companies, and international organizations active in Israeli real estate.

Head of Department: Adv. Roy Harash
Tel: +972 3 777 0120
Email: royh@ebnlaw.co.il

Media & Communications:
Major Israeli communications companies feature in an extensive and diverse roster of clients who instruct the firm on legal proceedings, regulatory matters, as well as the acquisition of content and licensing. The firm is involved in legal proceedings in which fundamental issues of competition and regulations in the field of media and communications are discussed, keeping clients abreast of all relevant issues. television program ‘Uvda’ (‘Fact’), various production companies, a regional radio station, and many more.
Head of Department: Adv. Hadas Bekel; Adv. Shay Dayan
Tel: +972 3 777 0307; +972 3 777 0308
Email: hadas@ebnlaw.co.il; shayd@ebnlaw.co.il

Antitrust & Competition:
With in-house experience at the ICA, we have developed a formidable reputation in the field of competition and antitrust law. Inter alia, we have represented a broad range of clients, including in the fields of communications, food, infrastructure, transportation, defense industry and aviation, in antitrust proceedings in courts, in the Restrictive Trade Practices Court and in front of the Antitrust Commissioner, and recently secured the approval of a landmark merger in the banking sector.

Head of Department: Adv. Michal Rothschild
Tel: +972 3 777 0100
Email: michalr@ebnlaw.co.il.

Labour Law:
Our firm has the requisite expertise and professional experience in the field of labor and employment law to provide our large roster of clients with innovative and fresh thinking, based, inter alia, on the ability to analyze broad trends in the field of labor law, recently with regards to the impact of COVID-19. We offer close and ongoing supervision and consulting to Israeli and international companies, as well as representation in legal proceedings relating to all aspects of employment law.

Head of Department: Adv. Miriam Kleinberger-Attar
Tel: +972 3 777 0120
Email: miriam@ebnlaw.co.il

East Asia:
The firm has extensive experience with Israeli entities operating in China, seeking to expand their business. Within this framework, the firm represents significant world-renowned investors and Chinese Companies in locating leading technology and industrial ventures in Israel, also assisting in making Acquisitions and Investments in Israeli Ventures and Businesses.

Head of Department: Adv. Lior Oren
Tel: +972 3 7770160
Email: lioro@ebnlaw.co.il

Department Name Email Telephone
Founding Partner of EBN, specializes in the field of Commercial Litigation Giora Erdinast erdinast@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770100
Head of EBN's Corporate and M&A department Doni Toledano donit@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770100
Managing Partner, Energy and Infrastructure department Uri Noy noy@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770160
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Yoav Dankner dankner@ebnlaw.co.il +972-3-7770120
Senior Partner, EBN's Corporate and M&A department, Head of the Hi-Tech Group Roy Caner Roy@ebnlaw.co.il +972-3-7770150
Partner, Insolvency & Restructuring, Securities and Capital Markets departments. Raanan Kalir raanank@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Partner, Co-Head of EBN's Insolvency and Restructuring group. Alon Binyamini alonb@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Co-Manager of EBN's Litigation department Ran Sprinzak ran@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770100
Partner, Head of Labor Law and Employment department. Miriam Kleinberger- Attar miriam@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770120
Partner, Head of EBN's Capital Markets and Securities department. Moty Yamin motyy@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770150
Partner, Banking & Finance department Dan Sella dans@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Senior Partner, Corporate and M&A department, leads the firm's East Asia practice. Lior Oren lioro@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770160
Partner, Litigation department, Co-Head of the Telecoms and Media department. Hadas Bekel hadas@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770310
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Viva Gayer viva@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770100
Partner, Head of EBN’s Antitrust and Competition department. Michal Rotschild michal@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770150
Partner, Head of Real Estate department Roy Harash royh@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770160
Co-Manager of EBN's Litigation department Tomer Weissman tomerw@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Partner, Banking & Finance department Roy Gross royg@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Partner, Corporate and M&A department and Co-Head of the Telecoms and Media department Shay Dayan shayd@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770360
Partner, Energy and Infrastructure department Nadav Olgan nadav@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770310
Partner, Litigation department Efrat Rosner efratro@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770120
Partner, Capital Markets and Securities department Hagar Guri hagarg@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770360
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Nitzan Aberbach nitzana@ebnlaw.co.illio +972-37770300
Partner, Litigation, Antitrust and Competition departments Arik Brenneisen arikb@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770350
Partner, Litigation department Nir Friedman nirf@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770350
Partner, Litigation department Naama Erlich naamae@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770160
Partner, Litigation department Gil Levkovitz gill@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Jonathan Achiron Jonathana@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770350
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Amichai Perry amichaip@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770150
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Yael Benyayer yaelb@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770150
Partner, Energy and Infrastructure department Yaron Cohen yaronc@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770160
Partner, Energy and Infrastructure department Gal Rub galr@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770310
Partner, EBN's Real Estate department Roi Sasson rois@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770100
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Eyal Wiesel eyalw@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Partner, EBN's Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Hi-Tech and Technology departments Ohad Michael ohadm@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770350
Partner, Litigation department Nir Nordan nirn@ebnlaw.co.il +972-3777160
Partner, Litigation department Efrat Cibulski efratc@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770350
Partner, Litigation department Noa Bar noab@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770300
Partner, EBN's Law and Employment department. Hadas Erenberg hadase@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770310
Partner, Corporate and M&A department Irina (Iris) Kushel irinak@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770100
Partner, Litigation department Yuval Naim yuvaln@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770150
Partner, EBN's Privacy, Data protection and IT department Lior Etgar liore@ebnlaw.co.il +972-37770120
Partner, Energy and Infrastructure department, Heads the Project Finance department Uri Mandel urim@ebnlaw.co.il
Lawyers and Interns : Approximately 130
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