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Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co
TEL AVIV 64731

Work Department

Arbitration & Mediation; Insolvency & Restructuring; Litigation; Sports Law; Liquidation & Receivership


FBC – Amit Pines

Mr. Pines is the head of FBC’s Liquidation & Receivership practice and Sports Law practice.

Mr. Pines has an extensive and diverse experience in complex and comprehensive insolvency cases, and has broad experience in all matters relating to insolvency procedures.

Mr. Pines acts from time to time as liquidator, receiver or trustee of companies or other entities and, especially on behalf of commercial banks. Mr. Pines has handled, in various positions, some of the most complex and major insolvency cases (including liquidation and restructuring) in Israel.

Mr. Pines has vast experience in non-profit organizations` laws, after serving as liquidator and/or special administrator to substantial amount of non-profit organizations, including political parties and sport enterprises.

Mr. Pines represents major clients in complex and comprehensive commercial disputes, and deals with diverse legal matters, including representation in civil and commercial cases in court, arbitrations and serves as an arbitrator.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1990


Tel Aviv University, (LLB) the Faculty of Law, 1989

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Amit PinesFischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co  are active in liquidation and receivership cases, corporate rescues of distressed businesses, including acquisitions, debt settlements and other forms of restructuring and rehabilitation. It has experience representing creditors, debtors and all other concerned parties.  Amit Pines frequently serves as a liquidator, receiver or trustee for companies and commercial banks and also advises on corporate restructuring outside of court. Lihi Blumenfeld stands out for her experience acting as a liquidator or receiver to Israel’s major banks. Pines and Blumenfeld are representing Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot in various recovery proceedings relating to distressed businesses in the retail and diamond industries, with total debts of over NIS700m.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co is highly ranked in almost every area of litigation and dispute resolution, and is recognised in this section for its record in high-stakes mediation. Over the past year, the practice group has been particularly active in international mediation involving large commercial agreements and mediation involving competition law. In addition to representing clients in mediation, joint practice heads Gil Orion and Reuven Behar also frequently serve as mediators and arbitrators. Tamar Turjeman-Kedem has over two decades of experience in dispute resolution, and Amit Pines, who leads the insolvency practice and the sport practice, also has experience in mediation and arbitration.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co is considered by some to be ‘among the top three commercial litigation teams in Israel‘. The team’s litigators have an impressive range of expertise in their own right, but the practice group also benefits from the firm’s top-tier reputation in areas including banking, financial restructuring, labour and employment, and antitrust. Joint practice heads Reuven Behar and Gil Orion have deep experience in court litigation and ADR, and both are among the best known litigators in the market. Tamar Turjeman-Kedem has particular expertise in administrative and antitrust disputes, while Amit Pines is a key contact for insolvency-related litigation. Oded Revivo and Shai Zadik are active younger partners, and Chen Cohen has been identified as an up-and-coming associate in the team.