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Yigal Arnon & Co
TEL AVIV 67021

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Israel > Telecoms and media

(Leading individuals)

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Yigal Arnon & Co has strong expertise in IP and copyright disputes acting for a range of media companies. Other work includes defending telecoms and media companies in class actions; acting for technology companies in relation to claims spanning defamation, privacy and IP; and advising clients on securing the regulatory approvals necessary to set up OTT streaming services. Ido Chitman has vast knowledge of copyright law, with a specialism in the protection and use of benefits rights and performers’ rights. Ruth Loven  has expertise in litigation in the telecoms and media space, where she acts for clients including Google and Cellcom.

Israel > Insurance

Yigal Arnon & Co stands out for its experience in Supreme Court further hearing proceedings relating to insurance, and its track record handling regulatory proceedings before the Insurance Supervisor. The team also represents insurance companies in subrogation claims, malpractice claims, class actions and litigation regarding pension plans and life insurance policies. Yoran Gill, Ido Chitman and Barak Tal are key names. Associate Elad Offek defends large insurance companies during complex disputes, in relation to areas such as securities fraud and unfair trade practices. Associate Yuval Shamir represents insurance companies in personal injury claims, particularly in relation to road traffic accidents, and professional negligence suits.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)

Yigal Arnon & Co acts for domestic and international corporates in a wide range of claims including banking and securities class actions, labour claims, insurance-related class actions, product liability matters and other consumer protection claims in the automotive, aviation, food and consumer goods sectors. In addition, the firm recently merged with Weinstock-Zecler & Co, a particularly standout player in the antitrust space, which has significantly boosted the firm’s reputation in competition-related class actions. The practice group is jointly led by Barak Tal, ‘a brilliant partner‘, and Ruth Loven, who is instructed by BMW in product defect and recall-related class actions. Other names to note include Ido Chitman, who has represented major Israeli insurers in class actions involving insurance policies, and Hanital Belinson Navon, who represents El Al Israel Airlines in a variety of class actions. Niv Zecler and Sagi Schiff are among the notable partners who joined with the Weinstock-Zecler merger.