Firm Profile > Shibolet & Co. > Tel Aviv, Israel

Shibolet & Co.
37 SHAUL HAMELECH BLVD
4 BERKOWITZ ST
TEL AVIV 6423806
Israel

Energy Tier 1

Shibolet & Co. is experienced in international and domestic energy projects and tenders, spanning power, natural resources, oil and gas and utilities. It is a popular choice for governmental and municipal authorities involved in energy and infrastructure projects, including the Ministry of Energy. Alon Ziv recently advised Paz Ashdod Refinery on Israel's largest liquefied petroleum gas tender. Revital Ben-Artzi specialises in the financing, construction and maintenance of major cross-border conventional and renewable energy projects. Orit Marom-Albeck is frequently involved in renewable energy developments.

Practice head(s):

Alon Ziv; Orit Marom-Albeck; Revital Ben-Artzi

Other key lawyers:

Ariel Sheffer

Key clients

Paz Ashdod Refinery Ltd.

Meitav Dash Investment Ltd.

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Ltd.

Delek Group

Clal Insurance Ltd.

Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Limited

Netafim Limited

Siemens AG

Haifa Chemicals Ltd.

Shikun & Binui

Ellomay Pumped Storage (2014) Ltd.

Bank Leumi

Helios Energy Investments

NBT AS

Blue Sphere Corporation

Solegreen Ltd.

Global Sun Israel, L.P (Arava Power Company Ltd.)

Poalim Capital Markets – Investment House Ltd

Eilat Eilot Renewable Energy Ltd.

Yevuley Shemesh Ltd.

F.K. Generators and Equipment Ltd.

Harel Insurance Ltd.

Capital Nature Ltd.

Altshuler Sacham Ltd.

Telemenia Ltd.

Effisolar Enterprises Ltd.

Ralco Energy

Infrastructure Tier 1

Shibolet & Co. has notable experience of projects spanning transport, utilities, oil and gas, power and defence. The is frequently involved in headline work where it is able to leverage its strong track record in project financing, development, construction, operation, and maintenance. Highlights included advising a consortium (Shapir Civil & Marine Engineering and Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles) on all stages of the Green and Purple line projects in Tel Aviv. Alon Ziv handles the majority of the firm’s work in this field. David Magriso and Revital Ben-Artzi are also key names to note.

Practice head(s):

Alon Ziv Shibolet; David Magriso Shibolet; Orit Marom-Albeck Shibolet; Revital (Tali) Ben-Artzi

Other key lawyers:

Ariel Sheffer

Key clients

Israel Railways

Shapir Civil & Marine Engineering Ltd.

Paz Ashdod Refinery Ltd.

NBT AS

Meitav Dash Investment Ltd.

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Ltd.

Delek Group

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited

(CSCEC)

Clal Insurance Ltd.

Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Limited

Netafim Limited

Siemens AG

Haifa Chemicals Ltd.

Ashtrom Group Ltd.

Shikun & Binui

Ellomay Pumped Storage (2014) Ltd.

Tamares Telecom Ltd.

Rotem Energy Mineral (REM) – Limited Partnership

Bank Leumi

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles s.a. (CAF)

Helios Energy Investments

Amitim – Senior Pension Funds

Blue Sphere Corporation

Israel Ports Developments & Assets Company Ltd.

Solegreen Ltd.

Global Sun Israel, L.P (Arava Power Company Ltd.)

Poalim Capital Markets – Investment House Ltd

Halman Aldubi Pension and Provident Funds Ltd.

Eilat Eilot Renewable Energy Ltd.

Yevuley Shemesh Ltd.

F.K. Generators and Equipment Ltd.

Harel Insurance Ltd.

Capital Nature Ltd.

Altshuler Sacham Ltd.

Telemenia Ltd.

Effisolar Enterprises Ltd.

Ralco Energy

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

Shibolet & Co.'s 'committed and talented' team is equally experienced in voluntary and mandatory insolvency and restructuring proceedings, serving as counsel to distressed corporates, creditors and security holders. 'Tenacious, driven and astute' practice head Joseph Benkel is highly regarded for his consistent role in major bankruptcy and insolvency cases as a trustee, liquidator or receiver. In an ongoing matter, Benkel is acting as a trustee in businessman Eliezer Fishman's bankruptcy case, which is unprecedented in scale and value. Amir Frankl has a wealth of experience in debt restructuring mandates and insolvency proceedings, in which he represents debtors. Associate Omer Bar-Ilan is well versed in bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings, including cross-border matters.

Practice head(s):

Joseph Benkel

Other key lawyers:

Amir Frankl; Nirit Avtalion; Nir Shamri; Jonathan Ashkenazi; Omer Bar-Ilan

Testimonials

‘One of the top contentious insolvency and disputes practices in Israel.’

‘A very strong team of lawyers led by Joseph Benkel, a true leading lawyer in the sector.’

‘Joseph Benkel is one of the finest tactical thinkers in the international disputes market and continues to be a leading insolvency expert as well as a highly respected and tenacious trustee in bankruptcy cases.’ 

‘Real strength in depth. Tenacious in pursuing assets.’

‘Yossi Benkel is the standout individual here. Tenacious, driven and astute, and very well connected globally, with great experience in asset tracing and litigation across multiple jurisdictions.’

‘Fantastic lawyers at every level, great focus on the case, no time wasting. They pay real attention to the case at hand and quickly get on top of the important details. They are committed and talented.’

‘Joseph Benkel is a true litigator. He has a highly forensic mind and can see all possible routes to victory. He understands the law, the facts and the strategic importance of the dispute at hand.’ 

‘Omer Bar-Ilan and Jonathan Ashkenazi are both highly intelligent and perceptive litigators who stand out at the associate level for their legal knowledge, understanding of the case and the client’s needs, and their attention to detail.’

Key clients

Bank Hapoalim Ltd.

Central Bus Station in Tel – Aviv

Eliezer Fishman’s Bankruptcy

Tirzalit Ltd.

Fishman Family Properties Ltd.

Hashkaot Kedayot Ltd.

Adv. Ady Fighel in his role as trustee of the creditors’ composition of Inventech Central Hotels Ltd.

Fishman Family Properties Management (1988) Ltd.

Maavar Ltd.

LAHAV LR Real Estate Ltd

Echtman – Engineering corp. Ltd.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Capital markets Tier 2

Shibolet & Co. advises issuers and underwriters on public offerings on the TASE and overseas stock exchanges, such as Nasdaq. It is also well-equipped to assist clients with corporate transactions involving listed companies, including M&A, reverse triangular mergers and rights offerings. Moshe Ne’eman is very experienced in the regulatory, contentious and transactional aspects of capital markets, with a particular focus on dual-listings in Israel and New York. Adi Zaltzman regularly counsels international and domestic companies throughout the process of equity and debt issuances on the TASE. The team has notable expertise in the areas of blockchain and medical cannabis, where it handles a wide range of transactions.

Practice head(s):

Moshe Ne’eman; Adi Zaltzman

Other key lawyers:

Shelly Blatt Zak; Amir Shachar; Saul Adereth; Inbar Eitan-Goldstein; Omer Weiss

Testimonials

The members of the team are highly available and make efforts to provide service in due course.

Shelly Blatt Zak is highly available. She is well familiar with Israeli rules and regulations that apply to foreign private issuers and is hands-on.’

Key clients

A2Z Advanced Solutions Ltd.

Altshuler Shaham Horizon Ltd

Amanet Management & Systems Ltd.

Arad Ltd.

Augwind Energy Tech Storage Ltd.

Bancor Foundation

Barak Capital Ltd

Bitfarms Ltd.

Bram Industry Ltd.

Brenmiller Energy Ltd.

Camtek Ltd.

Ceragon Networks Ltd.

Colu Technologies Ltd.

Compugen Ltd.

Electra Ltd.

Endymed Ltd.

Entropy Financial Research Services Ltd.

Epsilon Underwriting & Issuing Ltd.

EY Israel

G.P. Global Power Ltd

Gama Management & Clearing Ltd.

GO.D.M Investments

Golan Plastic Products Ltd.

Inrom Construction industries Ltd

Kafrit Industries (1993) Ltd.

Kerur Holdings Ltd.

Lahav L.R. Real Estate Ltd.

Leader Capital Markets Ltd.

Leumi Partners Underwriters Ltd.

NICE-Systems Ltd.

Merchavia Holdings and Investments Ltd

Orbit Technologies Ltd.

Other Sources Energy Group (OSEG) Ltd

PCB Technologies Ltd.

Priortech Ltd. and

Searchlight Capital Partners

Solegreen Ltd.

Space-Communication Ltd.

Synergy Cables Ltd.

Telkoor Telecom Ltd.

Tnuport (1990) Ltd.

The Trendlines Group Ltd.

Zvi Sarfati & Sons Investments & Constructions Ltd

Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions) Tier 2

Having undergone significant expansion in recent years, Shibolet & Co.'s litigation team now has extensive experience of class actions, representing clients from the insurance and transport sectors in matters including product safety, pollution and payment policies. In a recent highlight, practice head Joseph Benkel, who combines his class actions practice with representing Israeli companies in international arbitration proceedings, acted for private educational institutes in an action regarding the refund of tuition payments due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Hillel Ish-Shalom handles securities issues, often with a cross-border element.

Practice head(s):

Joseph Benkel

Other key lawyers:

Hillel Ish-Shalom; Ofer Shapira; Shmuel Galinka; Roy Kubovsky

Key clients

Amidar Israel National Housing Corporation For Immigrants Ltd.

Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.

Samsung Group

Israel Railways Ltd.

Migdal Insurance Company Ltd

General Motors Company

Glicksman Egg Marketing (1994) Ltd.

Albar Leasing (R.Z) Ltd.

JaforaTabori Ltd.

S. Schestowitz Ltd.

National Insurance Institute of Israel

All U Need Ltd.

Employment Tier 2

With notable expertise in the hi-tech, medical cannabis and renewable energy sectors, Shibolet & Co. is best known for its experience in union matters, relocation and immigration issues, employment litigation and staff transfers. Hadas Raccah-Dvir, who specialises in labour relations and human resources, has dedicated a substantial amount of her time in the last year to dealing with gig economy issues on behalf of various companies, including start-ups. Keren Maimon-Sandler stands out for her expertise in employment issues affecting the Kibbutz Movement and its commercial activities.

Practice head(s):

Hadas Raccah-Dvir

Other key lawyers:

Keren Maimon-Sandler

Testimonials

‘Keren Maimon-Sandler provides efficient and practical advice and is always responsive and attentive to clients’ needs.’

‘They complement our daily work with legal work when needed and help us with legislative updates.’ 

‘The team I have worked with is very knowledgeable. You can count on them to answer short questions over the phone but also to provide very comprehensive and complex legal opinions, as well as strong representation in labour disputes. It is really a one-stop shop for all employment issues, and you feel you are in good hands.’

‘Hadas Raccah is just great! Highly responsive, very clever, very knowledgeable and provides to-the-point legal advice and support. A real partner to all in-house counsels.’

‘Hadas will always be attentive and available – her advice is unquestionably professional and helpful.’

Key clients

AllJobs

Packer Group

Novu- Cure

Wolt

CAF Investment Projects

Vonage

3D Systems

City Book

Huawei

Delta Galil Industries Ltd.

Earnix

Electra Group

General Motors

Globality

FilpKart

Aragon Real Estate Technology Solutions

Vatbox

Ilex Group

Inter-Disciplinary Center Herzliya

Kali Group

Kav Manche – Hashavim

LimeBike

Premier Cosmetics

Panasonic

Priortech Group

Ramat Hagolan Winery

Ramot

Rimon C

SAP SE

3D Signals

Scodix

Siemens AG

Skoda

Simbionix

S. Schestowitz

The Trendlines Group

Telemenia

Kramer Group

Water Corporation – Kiryat Gat

Miniso

Yafora Tavori Ltd.

Seebo

Gigi Cosmetics

Boston Consulting Group

Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Shibolet & Co.'s 'excellent team' frequently advises hi-tech and start-up companies operating in the healthcare and life sciences sector on product development, patent approvals, clinical studies and regulatory approval, among others. It is also well known for advising clients on IP transactions, including licensing, transfer and spin-off deals. Einat Weidberg specialises in cross-border M&A, corporate and debt financing. Ofer Ben-Yehuda frequently advises clients on financing, venture capital investments, joint ventures and various other corporate arrangements.

Practice head(s):

Ofer Ben-Yehuda; Einat Weidberg

Testimonials

‘In-depth knowledge of medical cannabis industry.’

‘Commercial knowledge – especially when it comes to complicated international, multi-jurisdictional and cross-border M&A.’

‘Extremely practical and efficient. Very responsive.’

‘Super professional team; very experienced.’ 

Key clients

CartiHeal (2009) Ltd.

ApiFix Ltd.

RDD Pharma Ltd.

Compugen Ltd.

The Trendlines Group Ltd.

NovoCure (Israel) Ltd.

Elron Electronic Industries Ltd.

Alon Medtech Ventures Ltd.

BeyeOnics Surgical Ltd.

OrthoSpin Ltd.

Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 2

The hi-tech sector is a key area for Shibolet & Co., which advises numerous multinational companies on their activities in Israel. The firm also has a large venture capital practice, with a number of partners - including new arrival Iris Pappo, who joined the team in May 2020 from BFP & Co Attorneys & Notary - focusing exclusively on advising clients on investments in the technology sector. Practice head Lior Aviram is one of the most experienced practitioners in the sector; his practice focuses on complex, cross-border transactions and the establishment of venture capital funds. Amir Iliescu is well regarded for his expertise in complex licensing and technology matters, most notably those relating to the life sciences and biotechnology sectors.

Practice head(s):

Lior Aviram

Other key lawyers:

Amir Iliescu; Einat Weidberg; Nir Feinberg; Yoav Manor

Key clients

Facebook

The Israeli Technion

NICE

SAP

Ceragon

Samsung

Siemens

Camtek

Pitango Venture Capital

3Dsignals

WOLT

Elbit Systems Ltd

Silicon Valley Bank

Vonage Holdings

Aspectiva

OCV Fund

C5 Venture Capital

Augwind

Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 2

Shibolet & Co.'s licensing practice ranges from traditional agreements to complex cross-border multiparty technology developments, as well as IP-driven M&A and research agreements. The firm stands out for its tech transfer work, where it advises academic institutions, inventors, incubators and start-ups. Tamir Afori focuses on copyright matters and advises global media companies on their agreements with authors and content creators. Iris Pappo, who joined from BFP & Co Attorneys & Notary in 2020, acts for domestic hi-tech companies on all IP commercialisation matters, and she also handles antitrust law issues.

Practice head(s):

Tamir Afori; Tal Karplus; Iris Pappo

Key clients

The Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd., at the Israel Institute of Technology,

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Triple C

Life Science Research Israel – Commercialization arm of Israel Institute for Biological Research.

DiACardio Ltd.

The Trendlines Medical Ltd. and its portfolio companies

Elcam Medical

IDC Herzliya

Golan Heights Winery Ltd.

Ceragon Networks Ltd

Microbot Medical Inc.

Elbit Systems Ltd.

Incubit Ventures

Camtek Ltd

Mifal hapais (Israeli lottery operator)

Golan plastic industries

Kafrit

Nanose medical

Xtend Scientific Ltd.

IPT Medical Ltd.

Yandex LLC.

Melodea Ltd.

BIRAD – Research & Development Company Ltd., at the Bar Ilan University, Israel.

The Kitchen FoodTech hub

IDE Technologies Ltd.

Beyeonics Surgical Ltd.

O2Cure Ltd.

VLX Ventures

Epitomee medical Ltd

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Shibolet & Co. stands out for its expertise in real estate finance, acting for financial institutions, investment funds and borrowers. In addition, the team has a strong reputation in the field of urban renewal, encompassing all types of projects, including evacuation-reconstruction and Tama 38 initiatives. Eran Balint has almost three decades of experience in contentious and non-contentious real estate law, which he leverages to advise large domestic and international developers, landowners and lenders. Yair Solomon is equally skilled in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Michal Gottesman-Barak and Ofer Zuzovsky are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Michal Gottesman-Barak; Eran Balint; Yair Salomon; Ofer Zuzovsky

Other key lawyers:

Vica Schreiber; Omer Elimelech; Inbal Puny

Testimonials

‘The team at Shibolet are on the one hand very kind and polite, but on the other hand professional and willing to close the deal and protect the customers’ interests.’

‘Availability, professionalism and willing to help, always with a smile.’

‘The people in the practice make the difference. I am working closely with Michal Gottesman-Barak, Vica Schreiber, Omer Elimelech and Inbal Puny. They are professional, kind and provide excellent service.’ 

Always available and always patient. Know how to find solutions and think outside the box.’

‘Number one team for anything to do with real estate. Very professional. Capable of dealing with anything.’

‘Michal Barak is very calm, professional, and capable of closing deals. She gives me peace of mind throughout the process.’

Key clients

Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts

Credito

Shaked Partners

A. R.Reem Real Estate Holdings Ltd.

Bank Hapoalim

Clal Insurance Company Ltd.

Israel Discount Bank

Efgad Building and Environment Ltd.

Hachshara Insurance Company Ltd.

Yochelman Group

HananMor Group-holdings Ltd.

Gindi Holdings Ltd.

Gindi Chen & Itai Group Ltd.

Harel Insurance Company

Izaki Investments Group

Kedar Mivnim Ltd.

Leader Top Capital

Minrav Group

Nakash Brothers Group

Netnael Group

The Municipality of Jerusalem

The Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo

Phonix Insurance Ltd.

Azorim

Banking and finance Tier 3

Shibolet & Co.'s team is particularly active in the hi-tech, infrastructure, energy, life sciences and real estate sectors, where it is sought out to handle a wide range of financing transactions. The team also advises public companies on various financing arrangements. Gadi Ouzan has a primary focus assisting European and US banks with corporate and commercial matters. Alon Ziv is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Gadi Ouzan; Alon Ziv

Other key lawyers:

Ariel Sheffer

Testimonials

‘The team has significant expertise in project finance deals. It is always a pleasure to work with them on these kind of financing agreements. ’

‘Alon Ziv is very active in each deal and always makes sure to notify the client with the major open issues and to offer creative ways to negotiate and solve them.

‘Ariel Sheffer is a very efficient lawyer who will always seek the best for his clients and be very attentive to their needs.’ 

‘The dedicated team in the firm has extensive experience and professional knowledge regarding financing transactions, especially in a dynamic market such as real estate.’

Key clients

The Phoenix Holding Ltd.

Wells Fargo Capital Finance LLC

Goldman Sachs

Morgan Stanley

Leumi Bank Limited

BNP Paribas Israel

Bank of Jerusalem

Bank HaPoalim

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Hachshara Insurance Company Ltd

Meitav Dash Investment Ltd.

Halman Aldubi Pension and Provident Funds Ltd.

Clal Insurance Company Ltd.

Harel Insurance Company Limited

Yevuley Shemesh Ltd.

Tamares Telecom Ltd.

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Company

Altshuler Shaham Ltd.

Powermat Ltd.

Xtend Scientific Ltd.

Amitim – Senior Pension Funds

The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

Poalim Capital Markets – Investment House Ltd

Ashtrom Group

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Shibolet & Co.'s team is well equipped to advise clients on complex M&A, joint ventures and venture capital investments, among other transactions.  The firm is also well known for advising boards of directors, senior management and shareholders on corporate governance and tax issues. Lior Aviram specialises in complex, cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions. Gadi Ouzan is a go-to partner for venture capital funds looking to investment in Israeli start-ups.

Practice head(s):

Lior Aviram

Other key lawyers:

Gadi Ouzan

Testimonials

‘The team at Shibolet assisted us in acquiring an Israeli entity. They were responsive, cost effective, and worked well with both the in-house legal team and other outside counsel in the US on the acquisition.’

Key clients

Ceragon Networks

NICE

SAP

Morgan Stanley

SearchLight Capital Partners

Baidu Inc.

Deep Analytics Ltd.

Inrom Construction Industries Ltd.

Flipkart

Priortech Ltd. and Camtek Ltd.

Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited

Livestock Improvement Corporation

Mintigo

Aspectiva

CBRE Group Inc.

Vonage Holdings

Magic Software Enterprises

Augwind

Delta Galil Industries Ltd.

RDD Pharma

Elbit Systems Ltd; Elbit Systems C4I and Cyber Ltd.

Apifix Ltd.

Competition/antitrust Tier 3

With particular expertise in the food and drink sector, Shibolet & Co.'s 'very experienced team' is active in cartel, monopoly and excessive pricing disputes. The firm also has a niche in IP litigation involving competition law issues. Gil Rosenberg is often instructed by clients to advise them on regulatory and trade issues, including merger control and restrictive arrangements.

Practice head(s):

Gil Rosenberg

Testimonials

‘Throughout the many years of our business relationship with Shibolet, we received personal handling of our legal matters, as well as a thorough understanding of our business needs. Also, we enjoy the advantages of a large firm and a one-stop-shop, which provides us with advice on various legal issues we face, including antitrust matters.’ 

‘Partner Gil Rosenberg handles our antitrust and competition matters. He is innovative and fresh in his legal thinking and a quick learner. Also, his in-depth knowledge of antitrust law along with practical experience ensures that we receive comprehensive and effective advice on complicated issues.’ 

‘We appreciate Gil Rosenberg’s in-depth knowledge of antitrust and competition law, as well as his practical experience.’ 

‘Team members I have worked with have a practical hands-on approach, coupled with strong knowledge of the law.’

Key clients

BIG Shopping Centers

Jafora-Tabori

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd

Israel Railways Ltd.

Israeli Association of Construction and Infrastructure Engineers

Arad Group

Mekorot

Mifal HaPais – Israel National Lottery

The Tel Aviv and Central Israel Chamber of Commerce

Samsung Electronics Co.

Israel Ports Developments & Assets Company

Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 3

Shibolet & Co. represents large, domestic companies from sectors including real estate, agriculture and technology in a range of commercial and administrative disputes, including contractual disputes, challenges to tender awards and antitrust issues. The team is especially active in disputes involving shareholders, representing both controlling and minority shareholders in  disputes relating to liquidation and breaches of distribution and share purchase agreements. Joseph Benkel and Hillel Ish-Shalom co-lead the team.

Practice head(s):

Joseph Benkel; Hillel Ish-Shalom

Other key lawyers:

Ofer Shapira; Shmuel Galinka; Ofer Larisch; Eli Cohen

Testimonials

‘Very efficient, sophisticated and practical approach. Highly professional team.’

‘Very sharp, very accurate assessment abilities of the case and very responsive.’

Key clients

A.T.S Investments and Lusternik & Sons Ltd.

Cellcom Israel Ltd

IDF (Israeli Defense Force) officers

Elmo Motion Control Limited

Hutchison Water Israel E.P.C. Ltd

Novocure Limited and its founder, Prof. Yoram Palti

IDE Technologies Ltd

Israel Ports Development & Assets company Ltd.

Sorek Desalination Partnership (Design and Construction)

Mekorot – Israel National Water Co.

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate and the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem

Seldat Ltd.

FK generators & equipment Ltd.

Investment and venture capital funds Tier 3

Shibolet & Co. advises foreign and domestic venture capital funds, incubators and the venture arms of multinational companies on fund formation, management and investment, particularly with regards to the technology sector. As the first Israeli firm to establish a presence in China, the firm is often approached by investors from the country looking to join Israeli venture capital firms as limited partners. Orit Sternhell-Zaltzman advises funds from establishment through to their investment transactions, while Lior Aviram's practice spans almost all areas of hi-tech work.

Practice head(s):

Lior Aviram; Orit Sternhell-Zaltzman

Other key lawyers:

Einat Weidberg

Key clients

Lear Group

Hachshara Insurance Company Ltd.

The Trendlines Group Ltd.

Finova Capital L.P.

Idan Amir

China Merchants Capital Fund

Ally Bridge Group

OrbiMed Israel Partners II, L.P.

Pitango

MTIP Fund

OCV Partners

C5 Partner LP

Hi-Center – Haifa Hitech Initiatives Center Ltd.

Schusterman Growth Capital Israel L.P

Elron Electronic Industries Ltd.

RDC – Rafael Development Corporations

Viola Investment Fund

AquAgro Fund L.P.

Rimonci International Specialized Fund L.P.

Takwin Labs L.P.

Tax Tier 3

Shibolet & Co. shows notable strength in cross-border strategic tax planning, corporate tax and VAT. It is also well known for its experience of advising clients on voluntary disclosure procedures and civil and criminal tax litigation. Certified public accountant Miri Bickel is well versed in all areas of international corporate tax and demonstrates a strong understanding of the tax issues facing fintech clients. Benny Kalifi is also a prominent figure in the field of international tax law.

Practice head(s):

Miri Bickel; Benny Kalifi

Other key lawyers:

Doron Mutai; Vered Meller; Ibrahmin Atrash

Testimonials

‘Professional depth combined with practical experience across a broad range of tax-related aspects of transactions enables the group to offer clients an efficient service.’

‘Miri Bickel is a true expert in multiple areas of corporate tax.’

‘Vered Meller is professional, very attentive and has close ties to tax attorneys in relevant jurisdictions, which helps tremendously with supporting a multi-jurisdiction endeavour like ours.’

Key clients

Bancor

LiquidApps Ltd.

Quata Services Inc.

Gamefly Inc.

Trendlines Incubators Israel Ltd.

Camtek

VATBox

PCB Technologies

Malca Amit Ltd

Poalim Capital Market

NICE Systems

Ernst & Young

Fahn Kanne

Grant Thornton

Shtainmetz Aminoach & Co

Aztek Holding

Lear Corporation

Ultra Information Solutions

Finova Capital Fund

Colu

Filpkart

Endor

General Motors Israel

Volkswagen

The Trendlines Group Ltd.

Siemens Group

Priortech Ltd.

Pitango

Viola

Ourcrowd

Xtend

Augwind

Deep Analytics

Cortica AI

OCV Partners

Aspectiva

Capital Nature

Silicon Valley Bank

Vatbox

Transport Tier 4

Shibolet & Co. has particular expertise in the automobile industry, where it advises on purchases, sales, leasing, financing, export controls and various other matters. Of particular note, the firm is currently assisting the government of Israel with the Silk Road project proposed by the Chinese government. Gadi Ouzan, Limor Peled and David Magriso head up the team.

Practice head(s):

Gadi Ouzan; Limor Peled; David Magriso

Key clients

Volkswagen AG

General Motors

ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab Israel Ltd.

Albar Leasing (R.Z) Ltd.

NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd.

Netivei

Israel Railways

LeaseCar Group

China State Construction Engineering Corporation

Tactile Mobility Ltd.

Gasngo

Domicar Ltd.

Aurora Labs

Wisense Technologies

Axilion Ltd.

TransJerusalem J-Net ltd.

Adam CogTec

RailVision ltd.

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