Arnon, Tadmor-Levy > Israel, Israel > Firm Profile

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy
132 Menachem Begin Road, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv 6702101
31 Hillel Street, Jerusalem 9458131
Israel

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

On the corporate side, the creation of Arnon, Tadmor-Levy has created a new force in the market. Both legacy firms housed strong cross-border offerings, with Yigal Arnon bringing premier capabilities in hi-tech, healthcare and life sciences deals, among others; Tadmor Levy also had a strong record in M&A involving heavily regulated industries, including energy and healthcare. High-profile corporate specialist Barry Levenfeld is recognised for his firepower in technology and private equity transactions, while Ophir Nave is recommended for his expertise in technology, private equity and defence. Other experienced names include David Schapiro, Barak Platt and Benjamin Sandler. Hi-tech and VC partner, Elie Sprung, and up-and-coming partner, Micki Shapira, are also noted.

Other key lawyers:

Barry Levenfeld; Barak Platt; David Schapiro; Kobi Ben-Chitrit; Ophir Nave; Benjamin Sandler; Eliran Furman; Micki Shapira; Elie Sprung; Ido Frishta; Daniel Efrati; Ezra Gross

Testimonials

‘As expected of a full-service firm, it is able to involve subject matter experts from every discipline as needed. Most importantly though – and the reason I keep coming back – is that its lawyers are hyper responsive.’

‘Corporate partner Ezra Gross stands out. In addition to his corporate expertise, he does an incredible job quarterbacking transactions, managing his experts and associates and ensuring that everything happens on time.’

‘A strong focus on service and availability, which makes it unique compared to other firms. The team has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and provides clients with comprehensive and tailored advice. You can always count on lawyers to provide you with the needed solutions and deliver on time.’

The firm provides comprehensive legal services to my company, The service I receive is excellent!

‘The individuals at the law firm are all highly experienced and knowledgeable in their respective fields. They are also very responsive and always available to answer any questions I may have. I have always found the team to be very professional and helpful, and they always provide me with sound advice.’

‘Ido Frishta is a very dedicated lawyer and an expert in commercial, corporate and M&A. Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and in-depth knowledge of the industry and business. Understands problems quickly and offers efficient and effective legal and commercial solutions.’

The team provides professional lawyers and services to meet all aspects of our business needs, from contracts to employment and other agreements. We receive support on the day-to-day needs of the business.

Key clients

Intel Corp.

IBM

Salesforce.com, Inc.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Lightspeed Venture Partners

PayPal Holdings Inc.

GK8 Ltd.

Hubei Forbon Technology Co., Ltd.

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Intuit Inc.

Shapir Civil & Marine Engineering Ltd.

Stryker Corporation

Electronic Arts

Medtronic Inc.

Telrad Networks

Boston Scientific Corporation

Altaris Capital Partners

EssilorLuxottica

Becton-Dickinson

Israel Shipyards Industries

First Digital Assets

El Al Israel Airlines

K.M.M. Recycling Plants

DSIT Ltd.

Israel Weapon Industries

General Atlantic

Israel Legacy Partners

Work highlights

  • Represented Intel in the $5.4bn purchase of all of the shares of Tower Semiconductor, a company that is dual US- and Israel-listed.
  • Advised Boston Scientific Corporation on the $1bn acquisition of the laser surgery division of Lumenis, including its subsidiaries and manufacturing facility in Israel.
  • Advised IBM on its acquisition of Databand.ai.

Israel > Competition/antitrust Tier 1

The newly merged competition practice at Arnon, Tadmor-Levy now possesses one of the deepest benches in the market, which draws on specialist skill sets in all aspects of behavioural and transactional work. The Tadmor Levy side has historically been a destination practice in this sphere, with David Tadmor, a former Director General of the ICA, widely regarded as a pre-eminent figure. Shai Bakal, formerly department head at Tadmor Levy, is also a leading name. Other senior names include Ayal HaCohen, who handles a mix of merger reviews and litigation, and former Yigal Arnon group head, Ronit Amir-Yaniv, who recently advised on a string of complex contentious proceedings. At junior level, associate Alexander Wolf is recommended.

Other key lawyers:

David Tadmor; Shai Bakal; Nava Karavany; Ayal HaCohen; Ram Yamin; Roi Krause;  Ronit Amir-Yaniv; Alexander Wolf

Testimonials

‘Highly professional and skilled team, and also a very heterogeneous in terms of background and expertise. Much better than what you usually find in such firms.’

‘Nava Karavany is a true pleasure to work with. She is highly competent and experienced, very efficient and skilful.’

‘The team is super professional, agile, and creative, and this while maintaining maximum professionalism and integrity. The team is well-known as professional in the field of competition law and I can trust it on every piece of advice.’

‘Shai Bakal and associate Alexander Wolf: two professionals who are pleasant to work with and who demonstrate deep understanding of the material, the competition legal field, and our business industry.’

Key clients

Nespresso Israel and Nestlé Nespresso S.A

Max It Finance Ltd. (Formerly Leumi Card Ltd.)

Daimler AG

Siemens AG

EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd.

Tnuva Central Coop. for the Mktg. of Agr Prod in Israel Ltd.

Wolt Enterprises Israel Ltd.

Israel Chemicals and its affiliated companies

Leumi Bank

Holmes Place International Ltd.

Telecom Italia Sparkle S.p.A.

Nestlé-Osem Ltd.

Readymix Industries (Israel) Ltd.

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Booking.com B.V.

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Assuta Hospitals

The Egg Marketing Association

The Centre for Educational Technology (CET)

Hitachi

Mekorot Water Company

Ramim Engineering Works Ltd.

Azrieli Group

Paz Oil Company Ltd.

Dor Alon Energy in Israel (1988) Ltd.

Mediterranean Shipping company (MSC)

Excellence Investments ltd.

Universal Music Group

Cinema Industry Association in Israel

Nike

Kone Elevators

Unilever Israel Group

Minrav Group

Boston Scientific

Cellcom Israel

Work highlights

  • Represented Azrieli Group and Mall Hayam Eilat (1978) in successfully clearing a high-profile combination, valued at NIS1.3bn.
  • Advised Wolt Enterprises Israel on securing an exemption decision from the Competition Commissioner regarding arrangements between Wolt and retailers selling their grocery products on Wolt’s platform.
  • Acted for Thermo Fisher in obtaining clearance from the ICA in relation to its global $17.5bn acquisition of PPD.

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

Combining Tadmor Levy’s prominent competition litigation practice with Yigal Arnon’s financial services and derivative actions prowess, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy  is a one-stop shop for class action litigation. The group counts many leading domestic and global companies among its merged client roster, including Abbott Laboratories, Google and Bank Leumi, and handles the full scope of cases across all of Israel’s key industry sectors. Barak Tal is widely recognised as a leading practitioner, and has been involved in many of the country’s most high-profile class action proceedings. Aviation practice head Hanital Belinson Navon and class action-focused partner, Eitan Brosh, are also recommended.

Other key lawyers:

Barak Tal; Hanital Belinson-Navon; Nir Kehat; Ruth Loven; Ofer Shoval; Roey Sasson; Sagi Schiff; Sivan Wulkan Avisar; Eitan Brosh

Testimonials

‘The team is very professional, sharp, efficient, with extensive knowledge and experience. Lawyers are very available.’

I worked directly with Eitan Brosh. We won the case based on the quality of his professionalism, thoroughness in handling the case, controlling all details, and huge experience regarding this specific area.’

‘The firm has proved to be very useful in a variety of fields over the years, from counselling on complex business ventures to big class-actions. What I appreciate the most is their availability, even at short notice, and their ability to connect with our organization’s needs and purposes.’

‘Excellent staff: lawyers are efficient and professional.’

Handling the same class action law suit with another law firm gave me the ability to compare the two. From the get go, this team felt different and, eventually, the same went for the outcome. Aside from their obvious expertise, it felt that our attorney really cared — sometimes even more than me.’

We value the team’s professionalism, commitment and services.’

‘The team as a whole enjoys a vast knowledge and expertise. Although last year we were not in need of legal services, whenever we required sound advice we turned to the firm, and they willingly assisted us. As a long-term client we always have trust in their capabilities and their practical approach.’

‘Smart, sharp-minded, practical, dedicated, business oriented.’

Key clients

Abbott Laboratories Ltd.

Leader Underwriters (1993) Ltd

CTS Eventim Israel LTD.

Shuki Weiss Promotions and Productions LTD.

Google LLC

BMW

Cellcom

Nike Israel Ltd.

Waze Mobile Ltd.

Brimag Digital Age Ltd.

Psagot Investment House Ltd.

Marinado Ltd.

El Al Israel Airlines

Leader Capital Markets Ltd., Leader Underwrites

Epsilon Investment House

The National Lottery Company (‘MifalHaPayis’)

Bitum Ltd., Bitum Petrochemicals Industries Ltd.

Mediterranean Towers

Bank Hapoalim

Bank Leumi

First International Bank of Israel

Discount Bank

Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Clal Insurance Company

Migdal Insurance Company

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Company Ltd.

Harel Insurance Company

CAL – Israel Credit Cards Ltd.

BDO Israel

Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar & Co.

First International Bank Ltd.

Nestlé Nespresso S.A

Booking. Com

Max It Finance Ltd.

Colgate Palmolive Company

Allergan Plc

Daimler AG

eBay Inc.

Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd.

Shirbit Insurance Ltd.

Assuta Medical Centers

Direct Finance Ltd.

Hagag Group, its controlling shareholders Messrs. Ido and Tzahi Hagag; and Hagag, Buchnik, Weinstein & Co. Law Offices

Kidum D.S. (Investments & Finance 1992) Ltd.

Decathlon Israel Ltd.

Sasa Cosmetics – Agricultural Cooperative Society Ltd.

RATIO OIL EXPLORATION (1992) – LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd. (Yes) – Mr. Mickey Neumann

Upfield Europe B.V.

Panasonic Corporation

Work highlights

  • Acting for Bank Hapoalim (and its Swiss subsidiary) in a derivative claim filed by a shareholder of the bank concerning an investigation by US enforcement agencies into tax evasion by clients of the bank.
  • Acting for Clal Insurance in relation to a class action lawsuit filed against it, which is currently being heard in the Supreme Court.
  • Acting for Ratio Oil Exploration in a motion to certify a class action filed against several corporations that hold rights in the Israeli natural gas reservoirs.

Israel > Energy Tier 1

The energy department at recently merged firm Arnon, Tadmor-Levy often provides advice to the state of Israel and financial institutions regarding conventional and renewable energy projects. The team is experienced in handling project finance transactions, as well as negotiating EPC and O&M agreements. Doron Tamir has over 25 years’ experience representing public and private entities in natural gas and energy matters, while Noa Meidan routinely advises lenders on major energy initiatives. David Schapiro and Simon Weintraub are also noted.

Other key lawyers:

David Schapiro; Doron Tamir; Noa Meidan; Simon Weintraub; Aharon Osborne; Asher Bichoonski; Avi Anouchi; Shiri Ish Shalom; Gal Cohen; Maya Zvulun; Nitzan Kahana; Tomer Ben Horin

Testimonials

‘Doron Tamir leads one of the strongest teams in the Energy practice in Israel, acting for the public sector. The team is leading the biggest and most important projects in this field of expertise.’

‘Doron Tamir stands out in the BOT energy markets as a leader of the projects the team is working on.’

‘Aharon (Roni) Osborne has an extraordinary amount of knowledge in the field, he is connected to the market and understands the processes in it. The most important thing is that Roni knows how to identify my interest as a client, sometimes better than me, and act accordingly.’

Key clients

Siemens Israel Ltd.

JPMorgan Securities Plc

Morgan Stanley

Goldman Sachs Group

HSBC Bank PLC

BNP Paribas

Israeli Government

Solaer Israel Ltd.

Inbal Insurance Company Ltd.

Rimon Consulting & Management Services Ltd

Wärtsilä Corporation

Leader Capital Markets Ltd.

Barak Capital Ltd.

Phoenix Holdings Ltd.

Schlumberger Limited

INGL (Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd)

Mizrahi Tefachot Trust Company Ltd.

Accountant General, State of Israel

Ministry of Environmental Protection

Bank Leumi le-Israel B.M.

Ramat Negev Energy Ltd. and Ashdod Energy Ltd.

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Sinohydro Corporation Limited

Work highlights

  • Represent the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Environmental Protection in a tender for the financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance of a facility for treatment of biodegradable organic fraction of municipal solid waste.
  • Advising the Inter-Ministerial Tender Committee on all matters relating to the Dimona PV Project, the biggest PV project and energy storage system project in Israel to date.
  • Representing the joint venture between Ya’acobi Brothers Group and Generation Capital regarding their submission of the pre-qualification stage of the tender for the Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Facility in Ma’aleAdumim.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

In 2022, Yigal Arnon merged with Tadmor Levy to form Arnon, Tadmor-Levy. The ’very talented’ life sciences team has extensive experience of advising Israel’s largest chain of private hospitals and global pharmaceutical companies on regulatory and governance as well as commercial and transactional issues. The firm has ‘unique expertise’ in serving as the internal legal counsel for institutional ethics committees for the secondary use of health data. Barry Levenfeld is an expert in IP transactions and licensing within the life sciences industry, and Daniel Green handles complex commercial transactions and joint venture agreements. The ‘wise and cleverEfrat Shapira-Orren specialises in healthcare law and regulation.

Other key lawyers:

Barry Levenfeld; Daniel Green; Efrat Shapira-Orren; Yoheved Novogroder Shoshan; Avi Farchi; Avital Bruker-Yamin; Miriam Friedmann; Arthur Gorelik

Testimonials

‘A very talented team, with a very unique expertise in the healthcare market and the entire healthcare-related legal practice. They provide full scale coverage of legal consulting on the entire activity of our group of hospitals and medical centers, providing high quality and very professional service. The healthcare team is supported by the firm’s other departments when their expertise is needed, securing high quality and professional treatment of all legal issues.’

‘Efrat Shapira-Orren is extremely unique in her breadth of knowledge and depth of understanding of the Healthcare market. She is an integral part of the group’s management and covers the full spectrum of our business. I consider her as a standout brilliant lawyer, a real healthcare expert, with analytic thinking, high creativity, deep business and economic understanding and very high managerial capabilities. Her knowledge, legal and business capabilities, creativity and understanding of the entire healthcare market stand out also when compared to other external or internal lawyers in the healthcare field.’

‘I’ve been working with Efrat Shapira-Orren and her team for many years and I’m still impressed by their professionalism curiosity and capabilities. I find that the team is an asset in reaching agreements in a timely manner, helping to clarify the various aspects involved in the collaboration.’

‘I find the team diverse with an everlasting attempt to find creative solutions to unique challenges.’

‘Efrat Shapira-Orren is an exceptional person, both as a colleague and as an extremely knowledgeable and effective lawyer. She is very well versed in all aspects of hospital life, regulation, business risk management and governance. All this while managing to be pleasant and effective as the authority in all legal matters.’

‘We work regularly with Avi Farchi. During our joint work I discovered a sharp person who understood our problems quickly and describe us our possibilities Although I know Avi handles many cases, he always gives the feeling that he is available for me and his goal is to find the best solution for me.’

‘What makes this practice unique is their team work and how they always have the right person for each question. I always feel like I’m working with a team versus working with a one-man show and hoping their knowledge is enough. It’s their synergy of minds, experiences, knowledge and capabilities that I love and trust!’

‘The company in general and Efrat in particular are super professional, effective, striving all the time to achieve quality and excellence.’

Key clients

Assuta Medical Centers Ltd. and all subsidiaries

Assuta Ashdod Ltd.

Incentive Incubator Ltd.

SAREL Supplies & Services for Medicine Ltd.

Sinusafe Medical Ltd.

Allergan Plc

Stryker Corporation

Super Spectra

Alpha Bio Tec. Ltd.

Endomatic Ltd.

Medison Pharma Group

Heracure Medical

Bio Refine Ltd.

Bioventus LLC

Human Xtensions

Barclays Capital (LON: BARC)

Pocared Diagnostics Ltd.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Oculis SA

FutuRx

MEDX XELERATOR

ALYN Hospital

Atox Bio

Enlivex Therapeutics Ltd. (TASE: ENLV) (NYSE: ENLV)

Sirvir Ltd.

Prilenia Therapeutics

Hubei Forbon Technology Co., Ltd.

Alma Lasers Ltd.

Integra Holdings

Simplificare, Inc.(‘Simplee’)

Premia Spine

RMDY Health

On-Sight Medical

Genmab A/S (CPH: GMAB)

Bio-Change

BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ: BLRX) (TLV: BLRX)

Work highlights

  • Represented the Assuta network of nine private hospitals on several significant matters in the healthcare sector, including an international tender, regulatory affairs, clinical trials and research collaborations, strategic commercial agreements and the development of innovative digital projects.
  • Represented Boston Scientific Corporation in the acquisition of the laser surgery division of Lumenis, including its subsidiaries and manufacturing facility in Israel.
  • Represented Altaris Capital Partners, the buyer, in its acquisition of the prescription pharmaceuticals business of Perrigo Company Plc (PRGO) which is traded on both the New York and Tel Aviv Stock Exchanges.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 1

Since Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy merged in March 2022 to form Arnon, Tadmor-Levy, its ‘extremely smart and professional’ hi-tech department has acted for a plethora of active start-ups at all stages of development. The team’s network is broad, as it represents many significant players in the tech industry from Israel and abroad, including investment funds, strategic investors, and technology transfer offices. Barry Levenfeld brings expertise in handling complex intellectual property and M&A transactions, while Nimrod Vromen has over 15 years’ experience in the hi-tech sector, handling corporate partnerships, strategic investments and private financings involving emerging companies.

Other key lawyers:

Barry Levenfeld; Daniel Damboritz; Elie Sprung; Jacob Ben- Chitrit; Joeri Kreisberg; Nimrod Vromen; Peter Sugarman; Yarom Romem; Liron Hacohen; Yulia Lazbin; Elan Loshinsky; Josh Hauser; Nataly Margalit; Shira Teger

Testimonials

‘Beyond being knowledgeable in their areas of expertise, they are down to earth and provide practical advice that recognizes the business. Always available. Nimrod Vromen and Joeri Kreisberg.’

‘Extremely smart and professional. Out of the box thinking and innovative team. The practice controls all aspects of our business needs: technology, data & privacy, M&A etc.’

‘Nataly Margalit – Natalie is sharp, smart and knowledgeable. We work closely almost on a daily basis and we truly appreciate her professionalism and willingness to help us achieve our goals.’

‘They are very “personal” and the partner creates a great personal connection with the customer. They are also very experienced and the customer can sleep tight at night that they are in good hands. They do also lead the market to create an eco system for startups for example and provide value add information such as different benchmarking.’

‘Great business advice. Robust experience and familiarity with the market and its trends. Great execution – quick, effective and in a reasonable price. Great personal connections.’

‘An excellent team of smart and dedicated lawyers. They know the market and will always have a good advice to offer. To top it all, they are friendly, responsive and hard-working.’

‘Daniel Damboritz is an outstanding hi-tech partner. He is an experienced negotiator who knows the market and will get the deal done. We entrust him with our deals knowing that he will achieve the optimal outcome for us. We cannot recommend him highly enough.’

Key clients

Infinidat Ltd.

IBM

Intel Corporation

Facebook

AppsFlyer Ltd.

Lightspeed

Cyesec Ltd.

OverwolfLtd.

Agritask

NucleAi

Nym HealthLtd.

SeeTree Systems Ltd.

GK8

Oak HC /FT

Variantyx Inc.

Providence Strategic Growth

Aura Smart AirLtd.

Pagaya

Sweetch HealthLtd.

Scopio Labs

Incentive Incubator Ltd.

Memic Innovative Surgery Ltd.

General Atlantic

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

Allergan Plc

PayleaseLtd.

Purple Cyber Insurance

Applato Systems Ltd.

Webeyez Analytics Ltd.

Mobilesson

Cye

BRM

Glilot Capital Partners

Viola Ventures

Ibex

OurCrowd

SirvirLtd.

Swimm Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Lightspeed as its sole counsel in 20 transactions in which Lightspeed portfolio companies raised a total of approximately USD 1.4 billion.
  • Represented Intel in the USD 5.4 billion purchase of all of the shares of Tower Semiconductor Ltd., a company that is dual listed in both the US and Israel.
  • Represented Boston Scientific Corporation in the acquisition of the laser surgery division of Lumenis for a value of over USD 1 billion in the past year.

Israel > Infrastructure Tier 1

The recent merger of two infrastructure powerhouses, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy now sports one of Israel’s largest and most active infrastructure, project finance and energy practices. Well versed in acting for both private and public sector entities, the team of ‘highly skilled professionals‘ advises lenders, bidders and governmental bodies on high-profile infrastructure projects. Noa Meidan has a notable record in advising clients from all infrastructure spheres. David Schapiro is dual qualified in Israel and New York and regularly advises public and private financers in project financing transactions. Doron Tamir specialises in representing clients in international infrastructure tenders, and Asher Bichoonski is particularly strong in project financing.

Testimonials

‘Highly skilled professionals.’

‘Asher Bichoonski is a problem solver who you can rely on with your eyes closed.’

Key clients

Ministry of Defense

Shanghai International Port Group Limited (SIPG)

Shapir Orian Logistics Ltd.

Jerusalem Transport Management Team (JTMT)

The Ministry of Transport

The Jerusalem Municipality

State of Israel (Ministry of Finance)

Accountant General of the State of Israel

Netivei Israel (The National Roads Company of Israel)

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd. (N.T.A.)

TransIsrael LTD. – National Transportation Ventures

Israel Ports Development and Assets Company Ltd.

Bank Hapoalim

Bank Mizrahi

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Shapir – Pizzarotti Highway 16 Ltd.

Siemens Israel Ltd.

Yefe Nof Transport Infrastructures & Construction Ltd.

Barclays Capital

Citibank

HSBC Bank PLC

BNP Paribas

JP Morgan Chase

Work highlights

  • Acting for the Ministry of Defense in the preparation of the BOT tender issued for the development of the IDF’s new Intelligence Campus Centre in the south of Israel.
  • Advising the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the new Jerusalem Blue Line and Green Line Light Rail and the extension of the existing Red Line.
  • Acting for the Accountant General of the State of Israel, in cooperation with Netivei Israel – The National Roads Company of Israel, in preparing and publishing the PPP tender to build and operate an international airport in the north of Israel.

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 1

Since the merger between Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy in March 2022, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy’s practice has regularly advised multinational companies from the life sciences, technology, and software industries on IP issues. The firm’s strength lies in its licensing transactions and IP commercialisation agreements, with Daniel Green bringing expertise in diverse commercial transactions and technology transfer arrangements. Eli Greenbaum assists corporations with strategic transactions involving technology assets, while Miriam Friedmann focuses on privacy and corporate law. Associate Leah Grumet is also noted as key.

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Green; Yoheved Novogroder Shoshan; Eli Greenbaum; Miriam Friedmann; Netanella Treistman; Asaf Tenenbaum; Leah Grumet

Key clients

Oculis SA

Biomodifying LLC

BioLineRx Ltd.

Integra, Ltd.

Autotalks, Ltd.

Nectin, Ltd.

VisIC, Ltd.(VisIC Technologies)

Flytrex Aviation, Ltd.

Immunai Inc.

Intel Corp.

Oramed Pharmaceuticals

Fosun Health Fund

Variantyx Inc.

FutuRx – The Biotech Accelerator

Alma Lasers Ltd.

Sirvir Ltd.

MEDX XELERATOR, Limited partnership

Human Xtensions

Bioventus LLC

Work highlights

  • Act as IP transactional counsel to Oculis SA, including in connection with intellectual property licensing transactions and intellectual property collaborations and in an ongoing basis in connection with IP development, partnering and commercialization matters.
  • Represented BioModifying LLC (a small biotech) in a strategic licensing transaction, which granted worldwide rights to its intellectual property to Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd. of India.
  • Representing BioLineRxin all IP-related, clinical and commercial transactions since the company’s formation in 2004. Specifically at this time we are representing BioLineRx in respect of a strategic collaboration with a PRC partner.

Israel > Planning and zoning Tier 1

A new force in the market, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy‘s newly combined planning and zoning group blends the legacy practices of Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy. Particularly noted for its ability to draw on other experts across the firm ‘in a way that ensures a systemic approach to the issues at hand’, the team advises on the full range of approval, licensing and contentious issues. Key names include high-profile expert Aner Hefetz, as well as experienced partners Ron Tzin, Hagit Bavly and Asaf Eylon. Up-and-coming names Naftali Nir, Shoam Keren and Goor Koren are also noted.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team is extremely professional and accessible. Aner Hefetz has the ability to solve problems and come up with the needed work for any assignment in no time.’

‘Very approachable and available staff. Ron Tzin has very broad knowledge and experience in his field, coupled with impressive analytical ability and ability to make decisions.’

‘The team as a whole is very attentive and gets us what we need. We particularly benefit from the team’s broad legal perspective and its ability to combine forces with other experts in the firm, in a way that ensures a systemic approach to the issues at hand and reaches the best solutions for us.’

‘We love working with Goor Koren, as he clarifies our legal position, offers different solutions, and understands our priorities well. His hands-on approach and creative thinking are a real asset to our work.’

‘The team is highly professional, skilled, responsive and provides top legal services. While our company works with other firms, Yigal Arnon-Tadmor Levy is our first choice when it comes to planning and zoning.’

‘Goor Koren and Naftali Nir are excellent lawyers. Professional and efficient with great social skills. I have known Goor for over a decade and Naftali for over three years and worked with them on several projects in which they excelled. I have also referred Goor and Naftali to my colleagues.’

Key clients

The Israeli Knesset

Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG)

Azrieli Group LTD.

Israel RailwaysLtd.

Israel Airports Authority

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System

Hasharon Hotels Co. Ltd

Afikei Smadar Ltd. / Afikei Hayarden Group

Ofer Investments group (former Ofer Brothers Properties 1957 Ltd.)

Gazit Globe Ltd.

Apartment for Rent – The Governmental Company for Housing and Rental Ltd.

Ramat Gan Municipality

NetivotMunicipality

Melisron Ltd.

DELEK GROUP LTD.

Sufrin Group, Acquisition Group in Jerusalem

Azorim Construction (1965) Ltd., from the Azorim Group

Transportation Master Plan

Ministry of Transportation

JV of Y. H. Dimri Construction & Development Ltd. and Ophir Urban Renewal Group Ltd.

JV of Mishab Housing Construction & Development Ltd., Mivney Ophir Group and Y.H. Dimri Construction & Development Ltd.

Avi Cranes Group Ltd.

Israel Weapon Industries (I.W.I.) Ltd

Mishab Housing Construction & Development Ltd.

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

State of Israel (Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Environmental Protection)

Association for the Well Being of Israel’s Soldiers (“AWIS”)

Oranim Academic College of Education

Shaniv Paper Industries Ltd.

Houses owners in large scaled urban renewal projects (Asherman St., Tel-Aviv, Havradim St., Ha’LH St., Aliyat Hanoar Street St., Givatayim)

Y.H Dimri Construction and development Ltd.

The “City Architects”

Zichron Yaakov Municipality

Rassco Rural & Suburban Settlement Co. Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Acting for the Knesset of Israel on procedures for approving a plan to expand the Knesset.
  • Advising Shanghai International Port Group on the statutory proceedings to approve the Haifa Bay Port plan.
  • Acting for Israel Railways in planning and establishing railroad tracks throughout the country, as well as in land expropriation procedures.

Israel > Real estate and construction Tier 1

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is commended for its experience in ‘complex real estate transactions, especially urban renewal projects‘. Prior to the historical merger, both legacy firms housed thriving urban renewal teams, with the combined department is now a powerhouse in the sphere and represents entrepreneurs and construction companies in over 100 such projects, including Pinui Binui and Tama 38 schemes. The firm is equipped to handle the full scope of real estate transactions, financings and litigation. Hagit Bavly is recommended for her broad real estate expertise, which covers planning, construction and transactional matters. Other experienced names include Asaf Eylon, Adam Spruch  and former Tadmor Levy department head Sigal Shapira. Naftali Nir and Doron Shacham are also noted.

Testimonials

‘The team as a whole is very attentive and gets us what we need. We particularly benefit from the team’s broad legal perspective and its ability to combine forces with other experts in the firm, in a way that ensures a systemic approach to the issues at hand and reaches the best solutions for us.’

‘Our contacts at the firm are Naftali Nir and Goor Koren. I find them both to be efficient, creative, and very pleasant to work with. I truly see Naftali and Goor as partners in our success and make sure to involve them in our endeavours from an early stage as possible.’

‘Highly professional, skilled, responsive and provides top legal services. The team deals with complex real estate transactions, especially urban renewal projects. While our company works with other firms, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is our first choice regarding real estate and construction practice.’

‘Goor Koren and Naftali Nir are the primary individuals I deal with. Goor and Naftali are excellent lawyers. Professional and efficient with great social skills. I have known Goor for over a decade and Natali for several years and worked with them on several projects – in which they excelled.’

‘We value the firm’s professional knowledge. Doron Shacham is a strong partner: sharp, with extensive knowledge and available.’

Key clients

The Israeli Knesset

Azrieli Group

Bank Leumi

Ofer Brothers

The Big Synagogue in Tel Aviv City (TLV greats Synagogue)

Azorim

Mr. Shlomo Eliyahu (owner of Migdal Group)

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Investments (JTLV) 2 Equity Fund

Haim Zaken Construction & Investments

Unilever Israel

Michlol Urban Renewal Ltd.

AfikeiSmadar Ltd. / AfikeiHayarden Group

Kotler Adika Construction

HarelYizamot Investments

Arazim Ltd. (Oron Group)

Alulel Construction Company

Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings Ltd.

I. Mishal and Sons Entrepreneurship Ltd. (M-Tower Project)

Zahav Al HaPark (Jerusalem Spirit Project)

Tessera Enterprises and Investments (N.Z) Ltd.

Orot/Mofet Movie Theatre

MitzporAdomim Ltd. (Hadar Group)

Azorim Construction (1965) Ltd.

Bait Vegag GL LTD

Ruby Capital

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Yakum Development Ltd

Y. H. Dimri Construction & Development Ltd

Amidar

Israel Discount Bank Ltd

Work highlights

  • Acting for Azorim on various urban renewal projects, involving the construction of over 5000 apartments and 10,000sqm of business and commercial areas, totalling over NIS10bn.
  • Representing the Azrieli Group in planning and construction procedures concerning the renewal of the the Mount Zion Hotel.
  • Acting for Y H Dimri Construction & Development and Ophir Group in relation to the evacuation and construction project in the ‘Shalom Ash’ neighbourhood in Petah Tikva.

Israel > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

The merger of Yigal Arnon’s premier practice with the ascendant team at Tadmor Levy cements Arnon, Tadmor-Levy‘s position in the top tier. The combined group is equipped to advise all parties in major restructuring and insolvency proceedings, with a focus on representing creditors – particularly banks. Amnon Lorch is sought after for his diverse mix of corporate, banking and litigation expertise; he was notably appointed to act as a receiver for Israel Discount Bank in relation to the debts of Israeli newspaper Yedioth Aharonot. Other key figures in the expanded team include Gil Oren, Danit Rimon, Yuval Bargil and Eyal Aichel.

Testimonials

‘Undoubtedly, the insolvency and restructuring team is of high professionalism.’

‘The partners in charge of this field – Gil Oren, Yuval Bargil, Danit Rimo – and their teams are very professional, trustworthy, collaborative, and well appreciated by the courts and other parties involved in the proceedings.’

Key clients

Israeli Ministry of Justice

Arbel Fund

Nomura International PLC

Eurocom Communications Ltd.

Africa Israel Industries Ltd.

Globus Max Ltd.

Packer Construction Steel LP

NMC United Entertainments ltd.

Habas Investments (1960) Ltd.

Scorpio Real Estate Ltd.

NAM 5 Ltd.

Trax Retail Solutions Ltd.

Do-Tsach Ltd.

Victory M. Marketing Ltd.

Fifth Dimension Holdings Ltd.

CIB Bank

Habas Star B.V.

Homat Magen Defence Technologies Ltd.

Tuboul Ceramics Ltd.

GlobaLinks Group

Bakal Zamir Real Estate Ltd.

Magisto Ltd.

Rounds Ltd.

Bank Leumi Le Israel BM

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd.

FIBI – First International Bank of Israel

Union Bank of Israel Ltd.

Mercantile Discount Bank

Global Factoring

CreditPlace

Lipsker & Co. Engineering Services (1975) Ltd

Chemada Fine Chemicals

Work highlights

  • Acting as receiver for Israel Discount Bank in relation to the debts of Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonoth.
  • Acting as court-appointed director for Packer Steel Industries, including negotiating a debt settlement with six major Israeli banks.
  • Representing Israel Weapon Industries in the insolvency proceedings of Agrotop, and two other companies in the group.

Israel > Banking and finance Tier 2

The recently merged banking department at Arnon, Tadmor-Levy combines Yigal Arnon’s robust lender-side practice, which is particularly recognised for its experience in non-bank lending, with Tadmor Levy’s prominent payments offering. Key contacts include highly rated leading light Shiri Shaham, who routinely handles a mix of transactional and regulatory work. The sizeable group also draws on the senior expertise of credit card specialist, Opher Levy, corporate finance partner, Simon Weintraub, regulatory expert, Yuval Shalheveth, and capital markets head, Amir Scharf. Newly promoted partner, Guy Fuchs, is also highlighted as ‘one of the leading experts in payments regulation‘.

Other key lawyers:

Shiri Shaham; Opher Levy; Simon Weintraub; Yuval Shalheveth; Amir Scharf; Guy Fuchs; Avi Anouch; Aviad Lachmanovitch; Ricky Brenner; Itamar Cohen

Testimonials

The firm is very familiar with the payment industry and has been the major law firm of credit card and payment gateway companies for a long time. This enables the team to quickly focus on the relevant issue under discussion, rather than conducting weeks of research.

The team is very professional in the payments sphere.’

A leading firm, from our point of view, as it provides us (a payments company) with consulting on all areas of the law, including antitrust, M&A and regulation. Furthermore, it provides these services to the highest level available in the Israeli market. The team is very diversified and communicates very well.

Yuval Shalhevet and Itamar Cohen are both highly professional, knowledgeable and well familiar with the legal framework and market practice in the banking and fintech fields. They provide innovative thinking and creative ideas for difficult situations. They are great partners for designing solutions.

Guy Fuchs is one of the leading experts in payments regulation. Guy also has vast knowledge in all other relevant aspects of the law – including AML, privacy, and banking regulation. Guy is very helpful and available.

Guy Fuchs demonstrates a very strong “out-of-the-box” way of thinking and provides excellent solutions to complicated issues.

We value the group’s good teamwork, attentive and immediate response times, extensive knowledge and experience.’

Lawyers’ professionalism in the field is evident. Good ability to solve problems and bridge gaps in negotiations with financiers.’

Key clients

Bank Hapoalim Ltd.

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Harel Insurance Company

C.A.L (Financing) Ltd.

Michlol

BNP Paribas

HSBC Bank PLC

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd

JPMorgan Limited

Max It Finance Ltd.

The Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Migdal Insurance Company Ltd.

The Association of Banks in Israel

Citibank

National Australia Bank

Lloyds Banking Group

State Bank of India

Nomura Holdings, Inc.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

UBS Group AG

Bank Leumi Ltd.

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd.

Peilim Investment Portfolio Management

Ruby Capital

Societe General

UBP SA – Union Bancaire Privée

‘Mimun Yashir’ (Direct Finance)

Credit 24

Global Factoring Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Representing Phoenix Insurance Company in a joint venture with Bank of Jerusalem to provide retail credit to clients.
  • Acting for Bank Hapoalim, in its capacity as the lead arranger of the senior debt, for the NI3.2bn expansion of Section 3 and 7 of the Cross-Israel Highway.
  • Representing State Bank of India as a lender, within the framework of a first-of-its-kind loan agreement to an Israeli company.

Israel > Capital markets Tier 2

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy, the new entity created by the merger of legacy firms Yigal Arnon & Co and Tadmor Levy, is well-equipped on the capital markets side going forward as both firms combine robust corporate and finance capabilities. Key figure Shiri Shaham is noted for her strong skill sets in debt and equity offerings and recently advised Michlol Financing on its $34m IPO on the TASE. The group also draws on the experience of firm co-managing partner, Gil Oren, capital markets and financial regulation specialist, Amir Scharf, and recently promoted partner, Shai Margalit.

Other key lawyers:

Shiri Shaham; Amir Scharf; Gil Oren; Adrian Daniels; Shai Margalit; Assaf Mesica

Testimonials

‘Arnon, Tadmor-Levy’s capital markets practice is a well-established and well-renowned practice in Israel. It is recognised for its professionalism and the superb services it renders to its clients, mainly in the capital markets and M&A practice areas.’

The team is comprised of very proficient, experienced, smart, business-oriented lawyers.’

I am always impressed by the team’s professionalism and availability. Its professional products and advice are always spot on and lawyers are courteous and responsive.’

Amir Scharf has unique expertise in the in the field and a very practical and useful approach to problem solving and getting things done. He has deep professional knowledge and understanding in the fields of capital markets, financial investment advice and the regulatory framework in Israel.

Shiri Shaham is very smart, expert in her field, and business-oriented.

Assaf Mesica is an experienced business-oriented counsel. He has a good understanding of his clients’ needs and comes up with practical solutions. He is very efficient and to the point. It is a pleasure to work with him.’

Key clients

Max It Finance (formerly known as Leumi Card)

Direct Finance of Direct Group (2006) Ltd

Bank Hapoalim Ltd.

Peilim Investment Portfolio Management

Israel Electric Company

Credit Suisse Financial Services (Israel) Ltd.

Taya Investment Ltd.

Shaniv Paper Industries Ltd.

Leumi Bank Ltd.

El Al Israel Airlines

Credit24 Ltd.

Amir Marketing and Investments in Agriculture Ltd.

Paz Oil Company

City Transformer Ltd.

HSBC Bank PLC

JPMorgan Limited

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Morgan Stanley

Citi Global Markets Limited

One Software Technologies Ltd.

Epsilon Underwriting and Issuance Ltd.

INFOR Financial Inc.

Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd.

BioLineRx Ltd.

Global Knafaim Leasing Ltd.

Sisram Medical Ltd. (1696:Hong Kong)

Aura Smart Air Ltd.

Orian SH.M Ltd.

Orad Ltd

Windward

Michlol Finance Ltd.

Shapir Engineering and Industry Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Intel on the Israeli M&A and capital markets elements of its purchase of dual-listed Tower Semiconductor.
  • Represented Windward in its IPO on the London Stock Exchange (AIM).
  • Advised Michlol Financing on its IPO on the TASE, as well as on a public offering of debentures.

Israel > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 2

Clients point out that the newly merged Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is now able to draw upon ‘many litigators with diverse litigation skills‘. The combined team brings to bear experience across a comprehensive range of commercial, class action, competition, IP and administrative law litigation, among other areas, with the ability to handle cases pertaining to all of Israel’s key business sectors. Among the names to note, Barak Tal is roundly praised as ‘one of the best litigators in Israel‘, while Ruth Loven ‘will fight all the way for her clients‘. Nir Kehat, Dror Varsano and ‘very skilled second chairAssaf Priel are also noted.

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

Testimonials

‘Extraordinary litigation skills and unique ability to deal efficiently and professionally with very complicated cases. Barak Tal is one of Israel’s leading commercial litigators. Orna Sasson and Sagi Schiff are the partners working with Barak on our cases and they perform an outstanding legal job.’

‘The litigation department provided us with top-notch service. Lawyers are very responsive, professional, possess an exceptional work ethic and attention to detail. Our concerns were addressed carefully and professionally.’

‘A highly professional team, super efficient and creative in its approach. Always striving to find the best legal solution for their client.’

‘Ruth Loven is a highly experienced litigator, who will fight all the way for her clients and for the best overall (business and legal) solution.’

‘Dror Varsano has the ability to learn new and complicated cases in new fields quickly and to bring a lot of value. I have worked with him on a couple of tax litigation cases and he was creative, sharp and to the point.’

‘The joint team of Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy has many litigators with diverse litigation skills. I think clients will want to know how the team is going to organize itself after the merger of the two offices. Assaf Priel from Tadmor is a very skilled second chair in administrative law litigation and I hope he will now scale up to lead his litigation cases.’

Some of the cases that I have dealt with together with Yigal Arnon – Tadmor Levy also relate to foreign jurisdictions, such as the US. It undoubtedly has vast international experience, and the fact that its team includes attorneys who have trained and practised abroad definitely provides an advantage.

‘I work with senior partner Barak Tal, who is one of the best litigators in Israel. He specializes in class actions and derivative claims and is extremely professional, talented and attentive to clients’ needs. He his highly knowledgeable and creative and excels, time after time, in a full range of disputes.’

Key clients

Cloudflare, Inc.

YSB Group – MenoleadHerut Systems Ltd.

Tzevet – Irgun Gimlaey Tzahal

V.S Marketing (Israel 2005) Ltd.

Holmes Place International Ltd.

Herzog Fox &Neeman

Google LLC

BMW

G.V. Nitzan Pituach Ltd., Y.R.P.S. Achzakot Ltd., Y.A.T. Yarkoni Achzakot

Donna Italia International

Cellcom

YouTube

Waze Mobile Ltd.

El Al Israel Airlines

M&B IP Analysts LLC

Israel Infrastructure Fund

SH.I.R. Center Ltd.

CAL – Israel Credit Cards Ltd.

ITC NG Ltd.

Tnuva

Gorni Interactive Ltd.

Shikun&Binui

Minrav Engineering and Construction Ltd.

Cielo Inertial Solutions Ltd.

UVeye

JCW (Jewish Community Watch)

Meitav Dash Investments Ltd.

Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Harel Insurance Company

Egged Workers’ Pension Fund

Siemens AG group, Siemens Industry Software Solutions Ltd. & Siemens Israel Ltd.

Tali

ACUM – Composers Association of authors and publishers of music in Israel Ltd.

RoboGroup T.E.K. Ltd.

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd.

Max it Finance Ltd.

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 Ltd.

Bait Vegag Gl. Ltd

Mr. Yair Rabinovitsch and Mr. Doron Sagiv

Yaniv Foundations Ltd.

Dimri Ltd., Mishab Ltd. Mivne Ofir Ltd.

Friedman Hachshori Engineering and Construction Company Ltd.

Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Globes Newspaper Publisher (1983) Ltd.

Paz Oil Company

LVMH Moet Hennesey

SIPG – Shanghai International Port (Group) Co.

Harman International

Bank Leumi le-Israel Ltd., Israel Discount Bank Limited, Bank Hapoalim Ltd., First International Bank of Israel Ltd

Work highlights

  • Representing Google Ireland in an action alleging that it unlawfully terminated the plaintiff’s Google Ads campaigns advertising certain consumer surveillance products.
  • Representing NTA (Metropolitan Mass Transit System) in numerous litigation proceedings concerning the Light Rail project.
  • Acting for the Hadassah Medical Organization in proceedings concerning legislative measures determining the prices of medical services provided by hospitals.

Israel > Employment Tier 2

The newly merged labour and employment practice at Arnon, Tadmor-Levy brings together five partners and eleven associates with strong experience in the area. From the Tadmor Levy side, Tal Keret is widely recognised as a market leader; she formerly served as a judge for three years within the juridical authority of the Histadrut and brings to bear a strong record in advising both employers and unions. Other senior names include Shira Cohen-Mazor, from the former Tadmor Levy, while Ben Sandler and Shira Lahat co-led the legacy Yigal Arnon team, with support from capable associate Neta Goshen Brami.

Testimonials

Both Tal Keret and Shira Cohen-Mazor are stars in this field of law. I would provide the highest recommendation to any client; they are the go-to team if you can retain their services.’

Tal Keret and Shira Cohen-Mazor are outstanding professionals and bright legal minds. They master the knowledge and understanding, can immediately understand complex or sensitive situations and are able to come up with not only analysis in a clear manner, but also creative and wise solutions.

The team is energetic and active, exceptionally efficient and professional and very pleasant and communicative.

Exposure to many areas in the employment world. Extensive knowledge and experience and familiarity with many cases. Practical thinking and practical and relevant advice. Shira Lahat is a real expert in her field, available, accessible and a real partner for professional thinking.

I have worked with the firm for six years in the field of labour law. The team is excellent. Lawyers are very professional, provide quality and responsive service and give creative solutions. We really enjoy working with the lawyers who work for us.’

Key clients

Assuta Medical Centers Ltd. and Assuta Ashdod Ltd.

Malam Team Ltd.

Labour Union of Arkia Israeli Airlines Ltd.

EL AL Israel airlines Ltd.

Credit Suisse Financial Services (Israel) LTD; Credit Suisse Group AG

Sonol Israel Ltd.

Sprint Motors Ltd.

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems

Corning Inc

Decathlon

SIPG Terminal Bayport Co., Ltd.

Alpha Bio Tec. Ltd.

Association for the Wellbeing of Israel’s Soldiers (“AWIS”)

Oranim Academic College

Israel Shipyards Ltd.

HYP PAYMENT SOLUTIONS LTD

Mimun Yashir

Paragon Barnea Group

The Centre for Educational Technology (“CET”)

Memic Innovative Surgery Ltd

Target A.M.N Ltd

Google

Infinidat

Appsflyer

Trax

FuturX

Tower Semiconductor Israel

Texas Instruments

Netflix

Intel

Fox News

Dropbox Inc.

McAfee, Corp.

Imperva

Proofpoint

BakerMcKenzie

Tabasko Holdings Ltd (Pizza Hut)

Embassy of U.S.A

Embassy of India

Holmes Place International

Intuit Inc.

Arm Technologies Israel Ltd.

Broadcom

Boston Scientific Corporation

Zscaler Inc

Alma Lasers

Work highlights

  • Acted for Assuta Medical Center on negotiating an initial collective agreement for several of its medical centres, as well as on  the renewal of a collective agreement for the medical centre in Ramat HaHayal.
  • Acted for El Al in two separate lawsuits filed by temporary employees who had worked for the company and were then dismissed.
  • Represented Tower Semiconductor in a dispute with the largest employees’ union in Israel, which is trying to unionise Tower’s employees.

Israel > Insurance Tier 2

The newly combined Arnon, Tadmor-Levy houses a robust multidisciplinary insurance offering, which is particularly oriented towards contentious work. Names to note include high-profile litigator Barak Tal, who represented major Israeli insurance companies (including Phoenix, Harel and Clal) in a string of class action-related matters over the past year. Other key contacts include Yoran Gil, who advises insurers and insured entities on insurance claims, as well as Ido Chitman and Nir Kehat.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd.

Harel Group (Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.)

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Ltd.

Psagot

Altshuler Shaham

The Phoenix

Excellence Pension

Israel Insurance Association

Migdal Group (Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings Ltd.

Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Shomera Insurance Company Ltd.

Meitav Dash Gemel and Pension Company Ltd.

The Israel Electric Corporation Ltd.

Siemens AG

Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd.

R.F.I GLOBAL Ltd. (formerly Shirbit Insurance Ltd.)

Work highlights

  • Co-represented several insurance companies in a large-scale class action alleging the defendants collected a ‘policy factor’ fee which was not agreed upon by the insureds.
  • Acted for Shirbit Insurance in all class action proceedings initiated against it, including a motion to certify a lawsuit concerning a cyber security breach.
  • Acted for the controlling shareholder of Migdal Holdings in an application to continue a derivative claim bought by a shareholder.

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds Tier 2

In a significant coup, Arnon, Tadmor-Levy recently boosted its investment funds practice with the hire of Ram Spektor, formerly department co-head at Shibolet & Co.. He joins a team best known for its record in advising venture capital and private equity clients on fund formation and investment activity, which also houses niche expertise in representing limited partners in non-Israeli investment funds. Yarom Romem, who is noted for his experience in advising general partners, fund sponsors and limited partners in fund formation, co-heads the team alongside Spektor.

Practice head(s):

Yarom Romem; Ram Spektor

Key clients

BRM

Clal Insurance Company

Gemini Israel Partners

Harel Insurance Company

HetzVentures

Ibex Israel Fund

Maple Ventures

Milk & Honey

OurCrowd

Peninsula SMB

Shefa Capital

SLS Partners

The Garage

The Griffin Fund

The Phoenix Insurance

Vintage Investment Partners

Work highlights

  • Representing Hetz Ventures in the formation of Hetz Ventures III, a $125m venture capital fund.
  • Representing the general partners in the formation of a new venture capital fund, sponsored by Bank Leumi and BRM Group.
  • Advising SLS Partners in the formation of SLS Partners I, a special situations fund investing primarily into Israeli hi-tech companies.

Israel > Tax Tier 2

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy‘s recent merger saw the addition of former Tadmor Levy partner Boaz Feinberg to Yigal Arnon’s robust practice. Feinberg, who is praised for his understanding of the ‘complex issues associated with clients who have cross-border connections’, brings experience in corporate and private client tax matters. He joins a department that already had a strong international dimension, particularly in regard to supporting on multi-jurisdictional transactions. Ofir Levy, who handles an array of advisory and contentious matters, is a further name to note.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Boaz Feinberg is very knowledgeable and creative in transactional tax considerations, both domestic and international, as well as indirect taxes, and especially VAT. Boaz is very quick to respond and provides professional tax solutions in a variety of issues. I truly recommend him as a tax expert.’

‘We recommend the team for its smart thinking, both in and out of the box. Boaz Feinberg is readily available, helpful and thoughtful.’

‘This practice is unique in that the tax group understands the complex interplay between U.S. and Israeli rules, since most of the clients have those types of connections. They are excellent in accomplishing clients’ objectives.’

‘Boaz Feinberg is one of the best tax lawyers in Israel. He is very responsive, and he understands the complex issues associated with clients who have cross-border connections between the US and Israel, in particular. He always tries to develop practical solutions and is very effective in crafting solutions.’

‘Boaz Feinberg is practical, knowledgeable, and delivers with a quick turnaround time.’

Key clients

Nvidia Corporation

Intel Corporation

Salesforce.com, Inc.

PayPal Holdings, Inc.

Quotient Technology Inc.

IBM International Group B.V.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

eBay

Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Oracle Corporation

General Electric Lighting

Snap Inc.

Boston Scientific Corporation

Dentsply Sirona Inc.

El-AL Israel Airlines Ltd.

Voodoo SAS

Max It Finance Ltd.

W.I.C Group Ltd. & WorldCom Finance Ltd.

Hapolaim Bank

Leumi Bank

Work highlights

  • Represented Intel in its $500m acquisition of all of the share capital of Israeli start-up Granulate, including all related tax aspects.
  • Advised El Al on various tax-related issues, including tax controversies relating to its subsidiaries and indirect tax matters.
  • Advised IBM on its acquisition of Databand.ai.

Israel > Telecoms and media Tier 2

Yigal Arnon and Tadmor Levy merged in March 2022 to form Arnon, Tadmor-Levy. The firm’s telecommunications and media team has significant experience of representing clients from both the public and private sector on regulatory and corporate matters, as well as litigation. The department routinely advises industry giants, including Netflix, Google and YouTube, on a variety of legal issues relating to TMT. Ido Chitman is an expert on drafting broadcasting and distribution agreements, along with litigation procedures, while Ruth Loven handles IP disputes and product liability. Edan Regev focuses on entertainment law and media issues.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Cellcom Israel Ltd.

Google LLC

Netflix, Inc.

Fox News

Sport 5

Hop! Channel

YouTube

Yodan Production Ltd.

ACT (the Israel Association of Cinema and Television Professionals)

Anana Ltd.

TALI (the Collecting Society of Film and Television Creators in Israel) Ltd.

Dalia Publishing

ITC NG Ltd.

Israel Postal Company

Deutsche Telecom

Work highlights

  • Act for Yodan Production Ltd., a boutique entertainment production company engaged in management of artists, singers and music publishing, in a copyright lawsuit filed against international singer-songwriter Leena Makhul, winner of music competition show ‘the Voice Israel’ in 2013.
  • Act for Google in various class actions related to a variety of Google’s products, services and platforms.
  • Act for telecommunication company Cellcom in a petition to certify a class action against it, in relation to fees for sports channels and price increases.

The Firm:

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is a preeminent Israeli law firm.
With over 350 lawyers and interns, including 150 partners, Arnon, Tadmor- Levy law firm is a leader in its areas of practice. The firm offers diverse legal services and a proven track record of success to its clients, which include many of Israel’s largest companies, government and public entities, premier investment funds, and leading multinational corporations.

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy dominates the Israeli legal scene across many fields. Leading practices include mergers and acquisitions; hi-tech; litigation; real estate, planning and construction; banking and payment systems; competition; project finance and energy; environment; capital markets; regulatory and administrative law; direct, indirect, real estate and municipal taxation; labor and employee matters; healthcare; municipal law; insolvency proceedings and reorganization; communications and media; transportation; aviation; tender and public procurement; and commercial law.

Pro bono representation and social involvement projects are an integral part of our practice. Through these projects, into which we have invested many thousands of hours, we are helping those of lesser means, not-for-profit organizations, and social initiatives. We also promote other volunteer and charitable acts. Our pro bono work has truly made a difference.

We foster a unique multidisciplinary culture that includes two activity centers, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem (our law offices are Jerusalem’s largest), as well as dedicated practices, focused on the United States, Europe, and the Far East. Our renowned international practice has decades of experience, representing leading international clients in Israel and a wide array of Israeli clients abroad, as well as Financial and strategic investment in Israeli companies and major cross-border M&A transactions.

Our firm benefits from an unusually large number of partners who uphold leading practices in their respective fields of expertise. We are proud of our uncompromising levels of professionalism, legal expertise, innovative vision, integrity, and legal ethics; those have characterized our firm over the course of decades. We are proud of our outstanding lawyers and note those who have recently been appointed to two of Israel’s top legal positions – the Attorney General and the Supreme court.

Areas of practice:

Corporate and M&A: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy has an outstanding M&A practice that has been involved in some of the largest and most significant M&A transactions in Israel over recent years. These transactions include the acquisition of Israeli companies by some of the world’s leading global companies, in which our firm ran the whole transaction on behalf of the global client.

High-Tech and Venture Capital: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is a leader in this field, representing many leading Israeli venture capital funds and numerous US and European funds, as well as a whole gamut of hi-tech and life science start-up companies in varying stages of development, from inception through public flotation and beyond.

Life Sciences: The firm has developed a specialized life sciences practice to provide customized and professional services to both emerging and more established companies that are transforming life science industries. The firm works with companies from a broad cross-section of the industry, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, bioinformatics, medical device and healthcare service companies.

Intellectual Property: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy’s intellectual property and corporate partnering practice has extensive experience in assisting Israeli and foreign businesses at all stages of development, in protecting and commercializing their intellectual property and proprietary technology.

Tax: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy has developed a widely recognized tax practice representing a wide range of clients from individuals to multinational and international corporations. Its extensive expertise covers corporate and real estate taxation, international tax treaty implementation but also specialist areas such as trust taxation, financial instruments, transfer pricing for international groups, technology transfer, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital fund formation and employee stock option plans.

Capital Markets and Securities: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is a recognized leader in securities law. While it has a strong record in assisting clients in listings on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, the firm has also participated in over 100 public offerings of equity and debt securities in the US and Europe on behalf of the issuer, underwriter or key selling shareholders. The assistance to these clients extends far beyond the public offering to encompass ongoing guidance on compliance.

Banking and Finance: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy represents Israeli, US and European banks and financial institutions in all manner of services, including the provision of legal opinions to foreign counsel. The firm has been engaged in some of the most complex banking and financial services transactions over recent years and has expertise in complex financial instruments, including derivatives.

Projects, Infrastructure and Energy: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy has represented major international consortia tendering for banks, as well as national infrastructure and complex project finance undertakings based on BOT, BOO and other project finance techniques. The firm also often represents the government in major transportation and other tenders.

Real Estate and Construction: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy represents some of the leading real estate companies in Israel and abroad and is involved in a large number of major property development projects (both commercial and residential) and acquisitions in Israel, Eastern Europe and India.

Dispute Resolution: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy represents domestic and international clients in a wide range of cases, including arbitration, commercial litigation and high-profile civil and criminal matters and has an active appeals practice before the Supreme Court. The firm’s litigation group is one of Israel’s leading litigation departments and it has a particularly strong class action defence practice.

Antitrust and Competition: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy provides antitrust counseling together, and as necessary, litigation services, in connection with monopolies, strategic alliances, exclusive commercial relationships and other competition law matters. We have a proven track record in obtaining merger approvals for global, as well as local, M&A transactions.

Telecoms, Media and Internet: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy represents a wide range of clients, including fixed line telecommunications companies, television companies, internet service and content providers, telecoms equipment manufacturers and internet telephony companies. The firm has frequent dealings with the Ministry of Communications and assists in securing broadcast licenses, establishing program distribution, determining rate regulations and preparing fixed line and wireless access permit applications.

Labour and Employee Benefits:  Arnon, Tadmor-Levy advises companies at all stages, from emerging growth companies to established international companies, assisting them in arranging and implementing employment packages appropriate for their needs. The firm is involved in all parts of setting up and implementing employee incentive plans, including equity and equity-based award plans. Its attorneys are instrumental in integrating Israeli and foreign corporate, securities, tax and accounting concerns in order to structure multinational benefit plans, often in close co-operation with leading international firms.

Clients: Arnon, Tadmor-Levy provides a full range of legal services to a diverse client base, including major international (Fortune 500) and other global companies, local and foreign banks, financial institutions, venture capital and private equity funds, emerging growth companies, investor
groups, government entities, and individuals. The firm represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including information technology, energy, banking, software, electronics, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, internet, medical devices, real estate, telecommunications, fintech, insurance, automotive and consumer products.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner David Tadmor david@arnontl.com +972-3-6846016
Managing Partner Gil Oren gil@arnontl.com +972-3-6087851
Managing Partner Opher Levy opher@arnontl.com +972-3-6846055
Managing Partner Hagai Shmueli hagai@arnontl.com +972-2-6232210
Managing Partner Barak Tal baraktal@arnontl.com +972-3-6087835
Head of Marketing and Business Development Shiri Menache shirim@arnontl.com +972-3-6846157
Photo Name Position Profile
Daniel Abarbanel photo Daniel Abarbanel Partner, Litigation
Eyal Aichel photo Eyal Aichel Partner, Litigation
Ronit Amir-Yaniv photo Ronit Amir-Yaniv Partner, Start-Ups and Competition/Antitrust
Avi Anouchi photo Avi Anouchi Partner, Project Finance, HighTech and Energy
Shai Bakal photo Shai Bakal Partner, Competition/Antitrust
Tomer Bar-Nathan photo Tomer Bar-Nathan Partner, Litigation
Yuval Bargil photo Yuval Bargil Partner, Insolvency & Restructuring
Lital  Barsheshet-Peri photo Lital Barsheshet-Peri Partner, Litigation
Hagit Bavly photo Hagit Bavly Partner, Real Estate
Hanital Belinson Navon photo Hanital Belinson Navon Partner, Litigation
Kobi Ben-Chitrit photo Kobi Ben-Chitrit Partner, HighTech and M&A
Asher Bichoonski photo Asher Bichoonski Partner, Project Finance
Ricky Brenner photo Ricky Brenner Partner, Capital Markets, Corporate Law and Banking
Eitan Brosh photo Eitan Brosh Partner, Litigation
Avital  Bruker-Yamin photo Avital Bruker-Yamin Partner, Commercial Law and Healthcare
Ido Chitman photo Ido Chitman Partner, Litigation and Copyrights
Shira Cohen-Mazor photo Shira Cohen-Mazor Partner, Employment Law
Daniel Damboritz photo Daniel Damboritz Partner, HighTech
Adrian Daniels photo Adrian Daniels Partner, HighTech
Asaf Eylon photo Asaf Eylon Partner, Real Estate and Urban Renewal
Avi Farchi photo Avi Farchi Partner, Commercial Law and Clinical Trials and Research
Boaz Feinberg photo Boaz Feinberg Partner, Tax
Boaz File photo Boaz File Partner, Litigation
Miriam Friedmann photo Miriam Friedmann Partner, IP, Technology Commercialization and Privacy
Ido Frishta photo Ido Frishta Partner, Commercial Law
Guy Fuchs photo Guy Fuchs Partner, Banking and Payments Systems
Guy Fuhrer photo Guy Fuhrer Partner, Litigation
Eliran Furman photo Eliran Furman Partner, M&A
Ortal Ger photo Ortal Ger Partner, Litigation
Yoran Gill photo Yoran Gill Partner, Litigation
Liel Golani Baranes photo Liel Golani Baranes Partner, Litigation and Family Law
Neta  Goshen-Brami photo Neta Goshen-Brami Partner, Labor and Employment
Tali Graifer photo Tali Graifer Partner, Litigation
Daniel Green photo Daniel Green Partner, IP, Technology Commercialization and Life Sciences
Eli Greenbaum photo Eli Greenbaum Partner, IP, Technology Commercialization
Ayal HaCohen photo Ayal HaCohen Partner, Antitrust/Competition
Liron Hacohen photo Liron Hacohen Partner, M&A
Josh Hauser photo Josh Hauser Associate, HighTech
Aner Hefetz photo Aner Hefetz Partner, Planning and Zoning
Nava Karavany photo Nava Karavany Partner, Competition/Antitrust
Maya Katz Hilburg photo Maya Katz Hilburg Associate, Litigation
Nir Kehat photo Nir Kehat Partner, Litigation
Shoam Keren photo Shoam Keren Partner, Real Estate and Planning and Zoning
Tal Keret photo Tal Keret Partner, Employment Law
Doron Kilshtin photo Doron Kilshtin Partner, Litigation
Goor Koren photo Goor Koren Partner, Real Estate
Guy Kortany photo Guy Kortany Partner, Litigation
Roi Krause photo Roi Krause Associate, Competition/Antitrust
Joeri  Kreisberg photo Joeri Kreisberg Partner, HighTech
Aviad Lachmanovich photo Aviad Lachmanovich Partner, Banking and Payments Systems
Shira Lahat photo Shira Lahat Partner, Labor Law
Chen  Lanir photo Chen Lanir Associate, Competition/Antirust
Yulia Lazbin photo Yulia Lazbin Partner, HighTech and Venture Capital
Nadav Lerner photo Nadav Lerner Partner, Litigation
Barry Levenfeld photo Barry Levenfeld Partner, Corporate and M&A, High-Tech & Life Science and Member of the…
Oded Levy photo Oded Levy Partner, M&A
Ofir Levy photo Ofir Levy Partner, Tax
Opher Levy photo Opher Levy Managing Partner, M&A, Payments Systems
Amnon Lorch  photo Amnon Lorch Partner, Insolvency & Restructuring, Banking, Real Estate and Private Clients
Elan Loshinsky photo Elan Loshinsky Associate, HighTech
Ruth Loven photo Ruth Loven Partner, Litigation
Nataly Margalit photo Nataly Margalit Partner, HighTech
Shai  Margalit photo Shai Margalit Partner, Capital Markets, M&A and Financing
Roy Masuri photo Roy Masuri Partner, Litigation
Noa Meidan photo Noa Meidan Partner, Project Finance
Ophir Nave photo Dr Ophir Nave Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions
Naftali Nir photo Naftali Nir Partner, Real Estate and Urban Renewal
Yoheved  Novogroder-Shoshan photo Yoheved Novogroder-Shoshan Partner, IP, Technology commercialization, Privacy and Life Sciences
Gil Oren photo Gil Oren Managing Partner, Insolvency & Restructuring, M&A and Financing
Amos Oseasohn photo Amos Oseasohn Partner, Project Finance, Public Tenders Energy and Infrastructure
Barak Platt photo Barak Platt Partner, M&A and HighTech
Assaf Priel photo Assaf Priel Partner, Litigation
Edan Regev photo Edan Regev Partner, Litigation
Yarom Romem photo Yarom Romem Partner, Venture Capital and HighTech
Nir Rosner photo Nir Rosner Partner, Litigation
Oren Roth photo Oren Roth Partner, Public Tenders, Projects and Infrastructure
Ben Sandler photo Ben Sandler Partner, M&A and Labor Law
Roey Sasson photo Roey Sasson Partner, Litigation
David Schapiro photo David Schapiro Partner, M&A, Infrastructure and Project Finance
Amir Scharf photo Amir Scharf Partner, Capital Markets, Banking and Finance
Sagi Schiff photo Sagi Schiff Partner, Litigation
Doron Shacham photo Doron Shacham Partner, Real Estate, Zoning and Construction
Shiri Shaham photo Shiri Shaham Partner, Capital Markets, M&A and Financing
Yuval Shalheveth photo Yuval Shalheveth Partner, Banking, FinTech and Blockchain
Micki  Shapira photo Micki Shapira Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions
Sigal Shapira photo Sigal Shapira Partner, Real Estate, Planning and Zoning and Urban Renewal
Efrat Shapira-Orren photo Efrat Shapira-Orren Partner, Healthcare
Ofer Shoval photo Ofer Shoval Partner, Litigation
Ram Spektor photo Ram Spektor Partner, Investment Funds
Adam Spruch photo Adam Spruch Partner, Real Estate and Urban Renewal
Adam Spruch photo Adam Spruch Partner, Real Estate and Urban Renewal
Elie Sprung photo Elie Sprung Partner, HighTech
Peter Sugarman photo Peter Sugarman Partner, HighTech and Project Finance
David Tadmor photo Dr David Tadmor Managing Partner
Barak  Tal photo Barak Tal Managing Partner, Litigation
Doron Tamir photo Doron Tamir Partner, Public Tenders, Energy and Infrastructure
Tamar Tavory photo Tamar Tavory Special Counsel
Netanella Treistman photo Netanella Treistman Partner, Privacy and Technology Commercialization
Ron Tzin photo Ron Tzin Partner, Planning and Zoning
Dror Varsano photo Dror Varsano Partner, Commercial Litigation
Nimrod Vromen photo Nimrod Vromen Partner, HighTech
Simon  Weintraub photo Simon Weintraub Partner, Banking and Finance, HighTech and Energy
Adi Wizman photo Adi Wizman Partner, Regulation
Sivan Wulkan-Avisar photo Sivan Wulkan-Avisar Partner, Litigation
Ram Yamin photo Ram Yamin Partner, Competition/Antitrust
Eran  Zach photo Eran Zach Partner, White Collar and Competition Law
Number of lawyers : 370
Number of partners : 140
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