Adv Levy Amitay > Goldfarb Seligman & Co. > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile
Goldfarb Seligman & Co. Offices
98 YIGAL ALON STREET
TEL AVIV 67891
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Adv Levy Amitay
Deputy Managing Partner
Real Estate, Planning and Construction Department
Adv. Amitay is Deputy Managing Partner and Co-Head of the Real Estate, Planning and Construction Department of the firm, and a member of the Executive Committee. Adv. Amitay specializes in complex real estate transactions, including large-scale residential, commercial and office projects, as well as in real estate finance transactions and in the legal consulting of holding groups and real estate companies, some of the largest in the Israeli market and internationally.
In addition, Adv. Amitay advises public companies, as well as real estate and construction companies, regarding all of their activities.
In recent years, Adv. Amitay has handled a significant portion of the largest and most complex commercial and real estate transactions in Israel – both from the legal rights’ status aspects and from the transaction’s commercial and financial aspects.
Adv. Amitay advises clients from the land planning and acquisition stages, through the development stages and construction and registration stages. He advises on financing procedures, and regarding real estate tax aspects, and represents clients before various government authorities.
Among Adv. Amitay’s clients are public companies, private companies, holding groups and developers of large-scale real estate projects.
Adv. Amitay has been repeatedly recognized, year after year, by various international directories, among them is Chambers & Partners, by domestic directories and by professional magazines, as one of Israel’s leading attorneys in the real estate field.
Adv. Amitay is a member and one of the founders of Friends of Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Centre Association in Bnei Berak.
English and Hebrew.
Israel Bar Association, 1995.
LL.B., Bar-Ilan University, 1994.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Goldfarb Seligman & Co. recently merged with Rotenberg & Co, resulting in the expansion of its real estate and planning and zoning groups. The newly bolstered team advises a diverse roster of clients on all aspects of master zoning plans, licensing proceedings and administrative proceedings, predominantly related to urban renewal and residential projects. It is also well known for its leading expertise in land expropriation proceedings, betterment tax and municipal tax matters. Levy Amitay and Avi Arad are both highly active in advising clients on all stages of construction projects, including planning matters.
Goldfarb Seligman & Co. recently expanded its team, acquiring Berkman Wechsler Bloom & Co. Advocates’ entire real estate department. While the firm’s experience in real estate projects is all-encompassing, it shows particular strength in urban renewal projects, land expropriation proceedings, large-scale transactions and betterment tax matters. On the transactional side, the team recently advised Israel Canada and Jordache Enterprises on their joint acquisition of Minrav Projects for ILS560m. Levy Amitay is involved in a high volume of major real estate transactions and financing agreements. Avi Arad has an excellent reputation in the field of urban renewal, having guided clients through numerous Tama 38 projects. Ari Wechsler has an excellent track record of handling major real estate transactions involving commercial, residential and mixed-use projects.
- Leading individuals - Israel > Real estate and construction
- Leading individuals - Israel > Planning and zoning
- Planning and zoning - Israel
- Real estate and construction - Israel
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Hi-tech and start-ups
- Planning and zoning
- Real estate and construction
- Telecoms and media
- Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)
- Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, investigation and fraud
- Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions
- Investment and venture capital funds
- Restructuring and insolvency