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TEL AVIV 6492103

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation;  Intellectual Property; Competition & Antitrust; Private Asset Management; Family & Inheritance Law


FBC – Reuven Behar

Mr. Behar leads the firm’s Litigation and Competition & Antitrust Departments, fields in which he is one of Israel’s leading practitioners. In addition to participating in high-profile antitrust and commercial litigation, Mr. Behar has handled many of Israel’s most significant and major M&A transactions. Mr. Behar is also well-known for his work in the communications and intellectual property areas and serves as a mediator and arbitrator in complex commercial, intellectual property and family matters, as well as an executor in significant and high-profile probate cases. Mr. Behar is a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Israel group for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Mr. Behar’s clients include many of Israel’s leading “blue chip” enterprises, as well as major foreign corporations doing business in Israel. He represents Israeli companies in international transactions, litigation and arbitrations.


Mr. Behar graduated with high honors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law School. Between 1976 and 1980, he served as the editor of the Hebrew University Law Review and as an assistant lecturer in corporations and criminal law at the Hebrew University Law School.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1981


J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (M.M.), 1990; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B., Cum Laude), 1980

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Reuven BeharFISCHER (FBC & Co.)

FISCHER (FBC & Co.) has a strong track record in high-stakes mediation proceedings, with notable experience in acting for domestic and international clients in commercial arbitration cases. Commended as ‘a talented litigator and effective mediator’, Reuven Behar ‘stands out for his experience’ and regularly acts for foreign corporations and Israeli companies. Behar jointly leads the team alongside Gil Orion, while ‘thorough, smart and innovativeTamar Turjeman-Kedem is another key contact in the group.

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes

A range of technology and media companies, financial institutions, start-ups, and high-tech operators routinely turn to FISCHER (FBC & Co.) for advice on all IP-related disputes, most notably patent infringement and patent litigation. Seasoned IP mediator and litigator Reuven Behar jointly leads the practice with ‘first-class lawyerYael Riemer. Associate and IP litigation specialist Tamara Dreiman is another name to note.

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

(Hall of Fame)

Reuven BeharFISCHER (FBC & Co.)


A popular choice for multinational corporations, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)understands international law and cross-cultural differences’. Significantly, it continues to grow its portfolio of international clients and added major names in the technology and energy spheres over the past year. The group also enjoys strong links with leading Israeli companies, financial institutions, and public-sector entities. Widely recognised as a ‘great litigator’, Gil Orion combines strength in commercial litigation, securities law matters and arbitrations; he co-heads the department alongside seasoned expert Reuven Behar. The group also draws on antitrust partner Tamar Turjeman-Kedem; IP co-head Yael Riemer; Tal Wiesengrun, who is a ‘focused and strategic litigator’; and corporate and securities litigation specialists Meital Ben-Basat and Oded Revivo. Senior associate Chen Cohen is also recommended.

Israel > Competition/antitrust

With in-depth expertise in the full spectrum of competition and antitrust matters, FISCHER (FBC & Co.) maintains its leading position in the Israeli market, routinely advising big international clients such as Google, as well as other prominent names in the food and beverage, finance, telecoms, and energy sectors. The department is jointly led by the ‘truly outstandingTal Eyal-Boger, whose broad practice spans cartels and restrictive arrangements, abuse of dominant power, and litigation, and seasoned expert Reuven Behar. Other key names include litigator Ziv Schwartz and newly promoted partner Roi Warhaftig, praised by clients for his ‘exceptional analytical skills’.