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Goldfarb Seligman & Co.
TEL AVIV 67891

Work Department

Real Estate, Planning and Construction Department


Adv. Arad is the Co-Head of the Real Estate, Planning and Construction Department, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Adv. Arad specializes in complex real estate transactions, including large scale residential projects which include hundreds or thousands of housing units, and possesses significant reputation regarding Tama 38 (a National Outline Plan for the reinforcement of buildings against earthquakes) and urban renewal projects.

Adv. Arad provides continuous legal consulting to real estate companies, developers and infrastructure companies regarding various projects and transactions, including commercial projects, public housing projects, hotel projects and more.

Adv. Arad advises public and private real estate companies, as well as leading Israeli and international entrepreneurial companies. In recent years, Adv. Arad had handled a significant portion of the largest and most complex real estate transactions in Israel – both from the legal rights’ status aspects of the relevant real estate, and from the transaction’s commercial and financial aspects.

Adv. Arad advises clients from the planning and acquisition stages, through the development stages and construction and registration stages. He advises on financing procedures, and on real estate tax aspects, and represents clients before various government authorities.

Among Adv. Arad’s clients are public companies, private companies, holding groups and entrepreneurs of large-scale real estate projects.

Adv. Arad 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.

In the past, Adv. Arad was a senior partner at Dankner Lusky & Co., a leading Israeli law firm in the real estate, commercial and corporate fields.


English and Hebrew.


Israel Bar Association, 1988.


LL.B. Tel Aviv University, 1987.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Planning and zoning

(Leading individuals)

Avi AradGoldfarb Seligman & Co.

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.

Israel > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Avi AradGoldfarb Seligman & Co.

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.