Firm Profile > Gross Law Firm – GKH > Tel Aviv 670, Israel

Gross Law Firm – GKH
ONE AZRIELI CENTER
ROUND BUILDING
TEL AVIV 670 1101
Israel

Israel > Capital markets Tier 1

Gross Law Firm – GKH has wide-ranging expertise advising companies on domestic capital markets transactions. The team also has significant depth in SEC enforcement proceedings and internal investigations, having served as counsel to numerous Israeli companies with securities registered in the US. Aya Yoffe is known for advising companies on raising capital through debt and equity deals, including IPOs in Israel and the US. Perry Wildes specialises in securities law and has additional expertise in public and private finance transactions.

Practice head(s):

Aya Yoffe; Perry Wildes

Other key lawyers:

Ayelet Krispin; Yuval Eden

Key clients

Alon Israel Oil Company

Alon Natural Gas Exploration

Amiad Water Systems

Amidar the National Company for Housing in Israel Ltd.

Atreyu Capital Markets

Aura Investments Ltd.

Azrieli Group

Barclays

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals

Blue Square Real Estate

BofA Merrill Lynch

Brainsway

Citigroup

Clal Biotechnology

Clal Insurance

CIT Commercial Trust Corporation

CollPlant Biotechnologies Ltd.

CYREN Ltd.

Dexia Credit Local

Dexia Israel Bank

Discount Investments

Elbit Imaging

Elbit Medical

Elron

First International Bank of Israel

G. Willi Food Investments

Gav-Yam

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Gross Law Firm – GKH excels in cross-border M&A, particularly in deals involving Chinese companies and investors. Esther Koren, who is also a certified public accountant, recently advised IDB and DIC Group on various pressing transactions, including the sale of Shufersal shares (by DIC) for approx. ILS1.26bn. Richard Mann leads the firm's international M&A practice, through which he acts for buyers, sellers and investors on a wide range of complex, high-value transactions. Of particular note, Mann acted as Israeli counsel to Ribbon Communications on its acquisition of ECI Telecom Group for $486m. Moshe Ganot frequently advises domestic and foreign corporates on corporate and securities law mandates.

Practice head(s):

Esther Koren; Richard Mann

Other key lawyers:

Moshe Ganot

Key clients

Harman

IDB Development Corporation Ltd.

Iluminage Beauty

Insightec

Internet Gold

Insight Partners

Israel Rail

Israir Airlines

Keter Plastic Ltd

Koor Industries

Lapidoth Israel Oil Prospectors Corp. Ltd.

Mehadrin Ltd.

Meijer Group

Mekorot Development and Enterprise Ltd.

Mekorot Water Company

Meta Networks Ltd.

Mivtach Shamir

Moon Capital Ltd.

PBC – Property and Building Corp.

Phoenix Insurance

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 1

Gross Law Firm – GKH offers a full service to both investors and technology companies, advising on equity and debt financing, contractual agreements and intellectual property matters. The firm's M&A practice is particularly strong, having advised on two of the largest acquisitions in the sector in 2020: the $900m acquisition of Moovit by Intel, and the $1.1bn takeover by Insight Partners of Armis Security. Ayal Shenhav, who has notable international experience, leads the technology team and also has a specialism in tax matters. Richard Mann heads the hi-tech and international department, which focuses on assisting clients with complex, cross-border commercial transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ayal Shenhav

Other key lawyers:

Richard Mann; Amir Halevy; Amir Raz; Shmulik Atias; Chen Manzur; Eyal Diskin; Rafi Levi

Testimonials

The immensely dedicated team is among the firm’s most valuable resources. Their patience, acceptance and willingness to genuinely help us provides a unique advantage when working with them on a daily basis.’

The individuals I work with are outstanding. First of all, they are very impressive as individuals. Amir Raz possess a combination of sophistication, a deep understanding of the market and a strong drive to get the deal done. These are strengths that tremendously push our business forward.’

We work mostly with Chen Manzur and his team. It is great to have such a knowledgeable partner on your side during negotiations. The fact that Chen is very communicative and always makes himself available is a big plus.’

Very detailed and transparent billing methodologies from the beginning, which instils a sense of full trustworthiness.’

It is a solid, strong and busy practice. They are capable of handling M&A deals of all shapes and sizes, equity and debt financing transactions, and commercial transactions, as well as other day-to-day matters.’

‘A great understanding of the tech space and eco-system, combined with a wide range of specialists relevant to our field, makes GKH a one-stop shop for us.

Key clients

Verizon Media and Oath Israel (formerly known as AOL)

Sony Electronics

Yahoo! Inc. and its Israeli subsidiary

NetApp Inc. and its Israeli subsidiary

Autodesk Inc. and its Israeli subsidiary

Change Healthcare

GSN Games and its Israeli subsidiary

Nutanix

Accruent

Symantec

PRA Health Sciences and its Israeli subsidiary

Premier Research and its Israeli subsidiary

Insight Venture Partners

aMoon

Sequoia Capital

Hanaco Venure Capital

Bessemer Venture Partners

Pitango Venture Capital

S-Capital

ION Crossover Partners

Munich Re Ventures

Cyberstarts Ventures

Emerge

Giza Venture Capital

Canaan Partners

Deutsche Telekom

Accelmed Venture Partners

Arobor

TLV Partners

YL Ventures

Arbor Ventures

Vertex Venture Capital

Magma

Vintage

Samsung

Booster Ventures

Roundhill Ventures

Honeywell Ventures

Sadara VC

Alon Medtech Ventures

E-Health Ventures

Magenta Medical

Benson Oak Ventures

DTCP Venture Fund

York Capital

Vitruvian Partners

REV (Reed Elsevier Ventures)

State of Mind Ventures

Infinity Ventures

Hetz Ventures

Hippo Insurance

K2view

Sol-Gel

Otonomo Technologies

Gett (formerly known as GetTaxi)

Eko (formerly known as Interlude)

Insightec

Tuffin Technologies

Lendbuzz Inc.

Papaya Global Ltd.

S D Sight Diagnostics – Parasight Ltd.

Meta Networks (Proofpoint)

Harman

Mardin Ltd.

Kenes International

Salt Security, Inc.

Wazimo Media Ltd

SecuredTouch, Inc.

MDGO Ltd.

Altostra Inc.

Gaviti Akyl Ltd.

Magicho Intuitive Smart Home Ltd.

Click-Ins Ltd.

Bsightful

Petsapien

Up Stay Ltd.

Sowillo Energy

Seller Snap, Inc.

Jiminy Advanced Parenting Solutions Ltd.

Effective Space Solutions Ltd. (Astroscale)

Cyabra Strategy Ltd.

Israel > Banking and finance Tier 2

Gross Law Firm – GKH has notable expertise advising on international financial regulations. The team is also very engaged in the fintech sector, having assisted various start-ups with the regulations governing their activities. Ofer Hanoh frequently advises major banks on various aspects of their operations, including antitrust requirements and restructuring processes. Ran Ben-Ari specialises in advising foreign and domestic financial institutions on the regulations governing complex financial products, including derivatives transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ofer Hanoh

Other key lawyers:

Ran Ben-Ari; Yigal Binyamini; Roy Reiss

Testimonials

They have a broad understanding of the industry and are capable of providing a one stop shop solution.’

‘The individuals are highly professional, and are diligent and act with integrity.’

Key clients

First International Bank of Israel

UBS AG and UBS Israel

Bank Leumi

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank

Israel Discount Bank

The Association of Banks in Israel

Morgan Stanley

Banco Itaú Brazil

Clal Insurance group

Edmond De Rothschild Bank, Edmond De Rothschild Bank

Phoenix Insurance Group

Teachers’ Educational Funds

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

AIG Israel

FIBI Holdings Ltd.

Gilad Pension Fund

Bank Hapoalim

Shikun & Binui

Discount Mercantile Bank

SunTrust Bank

Israel > Energy Tier 2

Gross Law Firm – GKH is experienced in all aspects of energy projects, however the team's track record of advising public and private clients on major tenders is particularly noteworthy. Anat Klein's wide range of work includes assisting with matters concerning oil and gas exploration, natural gas marketing and distribution, and the construction of power plants. Recently, Klein represented MRC Operation in relation to the tender for the privatisation of the IEC's power plant in Ramat Hovav, involving complex regulatory examinations.

Practice head(s):

Anat Klein

Other key lawyers:

Dana Tal

Key clients

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Alubin

Amir Dagan

Angel Bakeries

Changchun Railway Vehicles CO. Ltd

China Railway Construction Corporation (International) Ltd.

Cargal Ltd.

Dalia Power Energies Ltd.

Derech Hayam Ltd.

Dor Alon Gaz Technologies ltd.

Efacec Engenharia e Sistemas

Enlight Renewable Energy

Gala’am

Generation Capital Ltd

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hutchison Water Ltd

Intel

Jerusalem District Electricity Company

Merlion Desalination Ltd.

Mobilak

MRC Operation Ltd.

Nofar Hatzor

Orian Ltd.

Osem

Palestinian Energy & Natural Resources Ministry

Palestinian Power Generation Company

Pasadim Recycling Institute

Paz Oil Ltd.

Paz Refinery Ashdod Refinery Ltd.

Paz Shmanim Ltd.

Pazkar Ltd.

Phoenicia Glass Works Ltd

Plazit

Quesem Energy

Rimon Energy Ltd

Shapir Civil & Marine Engineering Ltd.

Solbar

Solel Boneh Infrastructure Ltd

Soy Magic Ltd.

System Manager Ltd.

Solel Boneh – Shikun Binui

Tapugan Ltd.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Gross Law Firm – GKH is particularly well known for its expertise in the regulation governing ownership, licensing, clinical testing, use and transfer of biological samples. It is also sought after for its strong track record in marketing and M&A involving healthcare and life sciences companies. Hili Cohen guides clients through commercial transactions, including joint ventures, licensing and outsourcing arrangements.

Practice head(s):

Hili Cohen

Other key lawyers:

Tami Fishman Juktowitz

Key clients

3 Millenium Group

Accelmed

AIVF

Align Technology, LTD

American Well

Arkin Holdings

Atricure

BactoByte

Best Brain

Bioforum

BiondVax

BionTech

 

Brainsway

Bunge

Cannopiea

CLAL Biotech INDUSTRIES LTD

ClearSkin Ltd.

Collplant

Cookin

Cronos Group

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Israel > Infrastructure Tier 2

Gross Law Firm – GKH is a popular choice for assistance with the complex regulatory facets of projects and obtaining approvals from the relevant authorities. It is also well placed to guide developers and construction companies through all stages of infrastructure projects, including significant PPP projects in the transport sector. Tal Danon Shenhav advises the state of Israel, government bodies, municipalities and corporations in connection with procurement processes and project financing. Anat Klein's expertise resides in energy and infrastructure projects of all kinds.

Practice head(s):

Tal Danon Shenhav; Anat Klein

Key clients

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

BlueBird Aero Systems Ltd

Changchun Railway Vehicles CO. Ltd

China Railway Construction Corporation (International) Ltd.

Cargal Ltd.

Dalia Power Energies Ltd.

Derech Hayam Ltd.

Efacec Engenharia e Sistemas, S.AEFACEC Power Solutions

Enlight Renewable Energy

Gala’am

Generation Capital Ltd

Herbert Smith Freehills (China)

Hutchison Water Ltd

Jerusalem District Electricity Company

Merlion Desalination Ltd.

MRC Operation Ltd.

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd.

Orian Ltd.

Osem

Palestinian Energy & Natural Resources Ministry

Palestinian Power Generation Company

Paz Refinery Ashdod Refinery Ltd.

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds Tier 2

Investment funds is a key practice area for Gross Law Firm – GKH, which has advised a significant proportion of the venture capital and private equity funds active in Israel. The team has standout expertise in the technology sector, with a number of clients that target the industry. Practice head Ayal Shenhav acts for many leading venture capital and private equity firms, and is highly regarded for his tax expertise, regularly handling tax planning and arrangements at both the formation and exit proceeds stages.

Practice head(s):

Ayal Shenhav

Other key lawyers:

Amir Raz; Layla Chertow

Key clients

83 North

Accelmed Partners II

Almeda Ventures

AMoon

Arbor Ventures

Aristagora Ventures

Aviv Venture Capital

Bessemer Venture Partners

Blumberg Capital

Canaan Partners

Cedar Ventures

Clear Future

Cyberstarts

Deutsche Telekom

Emerge

F2

Giza

Glilot Fund

Hanaco Venture Capital

Insight Partners

Khosla Ventures

Lightspeed

Magenta

Magma

Next Gear

Norwest Venture Partners (NVP)

Oryzn

Profits for Growth (PFG)

REV (Reed Elsevier Ventures)

Saban Ventures

S-Capital

Sequoia Capital Israel

Shamrock

Silver Lake

Starfund Ventures

State of Mind I, State of Mind II

Tenaya

TLV Partners

TPY Capital

Tulip Fund

UP West Ventures

Verizon Inc. and its Israeli subsidiaries

Vertex

Vintage

WTI

YL Ventures

York Capital

Israel > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

Gross Law Firm – GKH is sought out by all parties in relation to insolvency and restructuring matters, but shows particular expertise in advising distressed companies on managing their debts and handling claims from creditors. Practice co-head David Hahn, who joined the firm in November 2019 from the Ministry of Justice, where he served as the Guardian General and Official Receiver of Israel, is highly regarded for his expertise in insolvency law. In one ongoing matter, Hahn is working with fellow partner Ben Lipetz to advise Israel Petrochemical Enterprises on debt refinancing and various other arrangements to avoid insolvency. Co-head Aya Yoffe specialises in debt restructuring. Former practice co-head David Fohrer departed the firm in August 2020 to start an independent practice.

Practice head(s):

David Hahn; Aya Yoffe

Other key lawyers:

Ben Lipetz

Key clients

IDB Development Corporation Ltd.

Internet Gold Golden Lines Ltd

Alon Delek Ltd. – Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd.

Israel Petrochemicals Enterprises Ltd.

Office Depot Ltd.

Playboy Israel

Eliyahu and Yuval Orgad

EatWith Media Ltd.

KDM Engineering & Cranes Ltd.

Mekorot Water Company Ltd

CHS Inc.

Cx Technologies

Robin Hood Pro. Ltd

Dr. Jeff Brooks

OZ Vision Ltd

The National Insurance Institute of Israel

Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions) Tier 3

Gross Law Firm – GKH has a longstanding reputation for representing a range of Israeli clients in class actions relating to consumer protection, securities and banking. Michael Ginsburg, who leads the litigation practice, acts for key client Gett in the defence of claims relating to pricing, discrimination and cancellation fees.

Practice head(s):

Michael Ginsburg

Other key lawyers:

Shai Erez; Matan Winkler

Key clients

Gett (GetTaxi) Ltd.

S&P Global Ratings Ma’alot Ltd

Verifone Israel Ltd.

Bank of America N.A.

Mavenir Ltd.

Elbit Imaging Ltd., Plaza Centers N.V

The National Insurance Institute of Israel

The National Insurance Institute of Israel

East Jerusalem District Electric Company (JDECO)

Optibase Ltd.

Virtual Currencies

Tadiran Consumer and Technology Products Ltd.

Redhill Biopharma Ltd.

Cross Israel Highway Ltd.

Independent Board Committee of Osem Investments Ltd.

Massad (Holdings) Ltd.

Israel > Employment Tier 3

Gross Law Firm – GKH's 'dedicated and pioneering team' shows particular strength in employment matters arising from M&A transactions, including relocation, termination and compensation agreements. Additional areas of expertise include unionisation, collective labour law disputes, collective agreements and negotiations. Yael Dolev, who serves as co-chairman of the National Labour Forum of the Bar Association, has a strong track record of advising a broad spectrum of clients on all aspects of private and collective labour law.

Practice head(s):

Yael Dolev

Testimonials

‘A dedicated and pioneering team. It is eager to find the path for new precedents that will emphasise the right of workers to choose their representation.’

‘Yael Dolev is a dedicated and courageous lawyer and an extraordinary litigator. Whenever she speaks, the court is under her control.’

Key clients

Ariel University

Insight Israel

Gett

Neto Melinda Trade Ltd.

Israel Postal Company

Ashtrom Group

The Israel Airports Authority

Shamrock Capital Advisors

Periggo Israel

Egged Transportation Ltd.

Bikurey Hasade

Shuk City

Yandex Israel Ltd

Maccabi Healthcare Services

Maccabi Dent

Bayit Balev

Bloomberg

Tuffin

Brainsway

The Boston Consulting Group

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 3

Gross Law Firm – GKH's IP team frequently works with its hi-tech and banking practices to assist parties involved in M&A or investment transactions with the protection of their designs and brands. Practice head Ella Tevet is 'one of a kind'; her client base ranges from cutting-edge software, cyber and e-commerce companies to businesses from more traditional industries, such as banking. At associate level, Roee Laor handles a broad spectrum of IP and data privacy agreements.

Practice head(s):

Ella Tevet

Testimonials

Ella Tevet and her team are excellent and fantastic and they handle complex transactions. The team is very talented, through, dedicated and professional and provide both legal and business advise. Their availability is high and the quality of their deliverables is exceptional. They are available for us around the clock and provide immediate responses. Cannot compare them to any other law firm.’

Ella Tevet has a wide range of experience in commercial IP and privacy law and she has excellent attention to detail. She is exceptionally responsive, always available for us and attuned to our specific needs. She is remarkable lawyer; one of a kind. We feel the same regarding Roee Laor that works at her team.’

All in all, we are very satisfied of our engagement with GKH’s IP and privacy practice and its attorneys, particularly Ms. Ella Tevet (head of the practice) and Mr. Roee Laor, who have over recent years been attentive to our needs, provided legal advice and services of the highest quality, made themselves available to us at any and all times, produced concise, professional and intelligible documents and advice and are also very agreeable, friendly and a great pleasure to work with.’

I find the individuals that we work with extremely service-oriented and professional. They take the time to understand the business I work with and as such, provide legal advice and inputs which are business specific. This is crucial for the business we work in. The people are open to hear our suggestions and weigh our inputs heavily. They take the time to explain the different meanings and consequences of any legal red line or action we wish to take.

Ella Tevet’s extensive experience in all areas of IP and privacy matters really shows her ability to produce a highly trusted outcome. Her turnaround time and responsiveness are unbelievable. I have worked with many attorneys in the past and she is absolutely the best. Ella will always find the way to make it work, in a legal manner.

The IP legal knowledge department in the company have a very broad and up-to-date knowledge of all aspects and needs of technology companies of all kinds, including the global aspects. This includes broad knowledge in technological contexts, privacy, regulation, standardisation and legislation in Israel and around the world. In addition, there is all the knowledge required to establish legal infrastructure for the needs of IP investment agreements, predicted of all kinds and all the legal infrastructure for establishing technologies companies and supporting them on an ongoing basis.’

The team we are working with is very skilled, experienced and very responsible, caring, closes edges and very professional. It can be said that they can be trusted to see almost all the problems that are expected in the agreement at first glance. And this is rare from our experience with other offices.’

Key clients

Amiad Filtration Systems

Hapoalim (Switzerland) Ltd

Insightec Ltd

Minerva Labs

OptimalQ

Rise Up Ltd

Satixfy

Testim-Computerized Verifications

2009Interlude

Accelmed Growth Partners

Accessible Labs Ltd

Aktibo

Alipay Singapore Holding Pte Ltd

American Well Corporation

Bank Hapoalim B.M

Beezer Technologies Ltd.

Brightman Almagor Zohar & Co.

Clal Biotechnology Industries Ltd.

CMB Export

Cronos Group Inc

Elminda Ltd

Else – Indi

G-ILS

Goldman Sachs

Grid4C

GT GetTaxi Services Israel Ltd

Hanaco Venture Capital Ltd

Highr Pattern Ltd

Hoopo Systems Ltd

Infront Sports & Media AG

Insight Venture Partners

IonTerra Transportation and Aviation Technologies Ltd

K2View Ltd

Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd

Leo – Chief of Stuff, Inc

Magenta Fund

Maalot – S&P Global Rating

Merrill Lynch

Nuance Communications

Relocation Source Ltd

Rhenium Oncotest Ltd.

Salt Security, Inc.

SecuredTouch, Inc

Showfields Inc

Sol-Gel Technologies Ltd.

Tadiran

Israel > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Gross Law Firm – GKH's internationally oriented practice handles a wide range of real estate transactions, zoning and planning matters, and urban renewal projects. Its significant ongoing work includes advising Peretz Boney Hanegev in relation to the planning and construction aspects of numerous residential housing projects across Israel. Practice head Israel Aziel has a strong practice in all areas of real estate law, amassed over more than three decades of experience. Yael Mirone Mezamer frequently handles real estate transactions for contractors, entrepreneurs and private clients.

Practice head(s):

Israel Aziel

Other key lawyers:

Yael Mirone Mezamer

Key clients

IDB development Corporation Ltd

Clal Insurance Company Ltd

Zim Urban

Aspen Group Ltd

Azrieli Group

Amot Investments Ltd.

Peretz Negev Builders

Shikun & Binui – Solel Boneh – Infrastructure Ltd

Amazon

Sharbat Brothers Construction Company

Zohar & Zafrir Sharbat Ltd.

Prashkovsky Investments and Construction Ltd.

Mivney Taasia (of the Mivne Group)

Leumi Partners Ltd

Calcalit Jerusalem

Keren Kayemet LeIisrael Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF)

Ramat Hasharon Municipality

Bat Yam municipality

Harel Insurance Company – Investment Division

Kupat Holim Meuhedet

The Rashi Foundation

Jerusalem District Electricity Co. Ltd

S.I.E. Ashkelon Ltd.

Israel > Tax Tier 3

Gross Law Firm – GKH assists a broad range of clients, including multinationals, start-ups and private equity funds, with the tax aspects of corporate transactions. In addition, the team advises high-net-worth individuals on tax planning matters and assists companies with issues relating to executive compensation and employee benefits programmes. Oren Biran handles various transactional and contentious tax matters.

Practice head(s):

Oren Biran

Other key lawyers:

Moti Balilti; Shay Fahima

Key clients

Ribbon Communications LLC

Riskified

Shutterfly Inc.

Insight Ventures Partners

Jupiter Topco Limited

EndoSpan Ltd.

Tabit Technologies Ltd.

Sequoia Capital

BRM

Hanaco Ventures

Gemini

Nokia Ventures, L.P

Finisar Corporation

Cyberstarts II

Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners

Emerge II

Hanaco

Vintage

State of Mind Ventures II LP

TLV III

Egged Transportation Ltd.

83 North

Accelmed Partners II, L.P.

Israel > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 5

Gross Law Firm – GKH represents commercial clients from a variety of industries in disputes relating to securities, antitrust and professional negligence, as well as handling class actions and IP proceedings. Michael Ginsburg now leads the team following the departure of former head David Fohrer, who left the firm with Limor Levy and Amir Avni to establish an independent practice.

The firm: Gross Law Firm (GKH) is one of Israel’s leading law firms. Combining keen legal understanding, academic depth and an innovative approach, the firm is widely recognised for its local and global transactional experience. The firm’s professional staff consists of over 170 professionals, including many experienced US-licensed attorneys.

The firm is a ‘one-stop shop’, providing a full range of legal services. The firm represents many international companies in Israel and Israeli companies operating abroad. The client list includes public companies traded in the US, Israel and Europe, banks, insurance companies and pension funds. The firm also represents private companies of all sizes, start-ups, partnerships and ventures.

The clients represented receive the best legal advice, derived from the team’s diverse experience accumulated over years of practice, and a wide range of intertwined fields of expertise, working synergistically to the clients’ benefit.

Areas of practice: 

Capital markets: a significant part of this department’s activity concerns public offerings of securities and bonds in Israel and abroad. The team represents issuers and underwriters and is involved in all stages of financing, planning and completion of transactions, with experience and expertise working in stock exchanges worldwide.

Corporate M&A: Gross Law Firm is known for its successful involvement in reorganisation and M&A processes in Israeli, foreign and multinational companies. From due diligence, transaction and tax planning, to negotiation and documentation, including appeals, reporting, registration and regulatory issues, the firm maintains a hands-on proactive approach.

Hi-tech, start-ups and VC: with a team of some 60 dedicated professionals, Gross Law Firm has one of the largest hi-tech departments. Since the early 80s, it has offered a variety of services to hi-tech companies at all stages of development – from seed to maturation or exit.

Banking: the department advises local and international banks on a variety of issues, including acquiring control of banks, regulatory matters, transactions in derivatives, ISDA agreements and custody services. In addition, it advises banks and international financial institutions on management of their business in Israel.

Dispute resolution: the department handles high-profile litigation in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution. The team handles multimillion-dollar proceedings and complex lawsuits for a wide range of clients, from commercial disputes, securities law, antitrust law, class actions, professional negligence, trade marks and arbitration.

Labor Law: the department counsels many Israeli and international companies on issues involving executive employment, mergers and reorganization processes, legal and social benefits, tenure, pension and retirement, termination of employment and other labor issues before the Labor Court. We also advise clients on employee-employer relationships and trade union matters.

Asia practice: over the past decades the firm has established an alliance network with local law firms across Asia and deep ties to the region’s most significant communities so that it can guarantee local knowledge and expertise. The firm acts for both Israeli companies working in Asia as well as Asian companies expanding into the Israeli market.

Tax: Gross Law Firm provides strategic tax planning to corporations on a variety of transactions, and to individuals on complex tax issues. The department also prepares opinions relating to interpretation of tax laws.

Projects and energy: Gross’ energy department provides clients with comprehensive legal knowledge of the energy sector needed to carry out key projects. Clients benefit from extensive insight and experience across a project’s lifecycle, including the tender, financing, negotiations and construction of the project, as well as the critical understanding of the ever-changing regulatory landscape.

Real Estate: the department accompanies a wide range of real estate activities, such as combination transactions, construction projects, urban renewals (Tama 38), income-producing property transactions and agricultural rentals, industrial and commercial settlements, real estate taxation, financing agreements, infrastructure and development projects, planning and construction, litigation and more.

Antitrust and competition: the department undertakes regular reviews of antitrust issues, handles reports relating to mergers and exemption requests-related restrictive arrangements, as well as preparing documents related to international testing procedures with the approval of mergers.

Intellectual property: the firm offers a wide range of IP services, from commercialising IP rights and licensing to trade mark prosecution and design registration. The firm also achieved a high level of expertise in advising cyber solution providers, in encryption, licensing, data privacy cyber breaches and investigations.

Department Name Email Telephone
Asia practice David Hodak
Asia practice Eli Barasch
Asia practice Ran Ben-Ari
Banking Ofer Hanoh
Capital markets Aya Yoffe
Capital markets Perry Wildes
Competition and antitrust Tamar Ben-David
Competition and antitrust Ran Ben-Ari
Corporate M&A Esther Koren
Corporate M&A Richard J. Mann
Cyber Rami Mor-Zehavi
Debt restructuring Aya Yoffe
Environmental Sharon Artzy (Madel)
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Richard J. Mann
Insurance and pension funds Ehud (Udi) Alfassi
Intellectual property Ella Tevet
Labour Yael Dolev
Private wealth Amir Halevy
Projects and energy Anat Klein
Real estate Israel Aziel
Tax Elad Brauner
Administrative Yaron Herman
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Bar Abelis  photo Ms Bar Abelis Hacked by @therottensquad on twitter
Mr Adam Adi  photo Mr Adam Adi Partner, Labor Law
Mr Ehud (Udi) Alfassi  photo Mr Ehud (Udi) Alfassi PARTNER, Insurance
Mr Ido Amir  photo Mr Ido Amir Partner, Banking
Ms Shir Antonovsky  photo Ms Shir Antonovsky
Mr Shmulik Atias  photo Mr Shmulik Atias Partner.
Mr Amir Avni  photo Mr Amir Avni Partner, Litigation
Mr Itzchak Avraham  photo Mr Itzchak Avraham Associate, Banking
Mr Israel Aziel  photo Mr Israel Aziel Partner
Mr Loni Bahar  photo Mr Loni Bahar PARTNER, M&A
Mr Moti Balilti photo Mr Moti Balilti Partner
Mr Tom Bar-Haim  photo Mr Tom Bar-Haim Associate
Ms Shelly Barad  photo Ms Shelly Barad Associate
Mr Eli (Robert) Barasch  photo Mr Eli (Robert) Barasch PARTNER, Hi-Tech
Mr Pinny Becher  photo Mr Pinny Becher Associate
Mr Oded Bejarano  photo Mr Oded Bejarano Associate
Mr Eli Beloshevsky  photo Mr Eli Beloshevsky Associate
Ms Adi Ben Atia  photo Ms Adi Ben Atia Associate
Mr Alon Ben Yehuda  photo Mr Alon Ben Yehuda Associate
Mr Ran Ben-Ari  photo Mr Ran Ben-Ari PARTNER – Antitrust, Derivatives and Structured Products, Mergers & Acquisitions, Singapore Desk
Ms Rona Bergman Naveh  photo Ms Rona Bergman Naveh PARTNER, Corporate Finance
Mr Yigal Binyamini  photo Mr Yigal Binyamini PARTNER – Banking
Mr Oren Biran  photo Mr Oren Biran Partner.
Ms Adva Bitan  photo Ms Adva Bitan PARTNER, Capital Markets
Ms Adi Bokobza  photo Ms Adi Bokobza
Mr Arthur Brusilov  photo Mr Arthur Brusilov Associate, Hi-Tech and Venture Capital
Ms Layla Chertow  photo Ms Layla Chertow Partner
Mr David Cohen  photo Mr David Cohen Partner, Real Estate
Ms Hili Cohen  photo Ms Hili Cohen PARTNER, Healthcare and Life Sciences
Mrs Tal Danon Shenhav  photo Mrs Tal Danon Shenhav Partner.
Dr Eyal Diskin  photo Dr Eyal Diskin PARTNER, Mergers & Acquisitions
Ms Yael Dolev  photo Ms Yael Dolev PARTNER, Labor Law
Mr Yuval Eden  photo Mr Yuval Eden PARTNER, Capital Markets
Mr Ofir Efrony  photo Mr Ofir Efrony Associate Capital Markets
Mr Daniel Elberg  photo Mr Daniel Elberg Associate
Mr Shai Erez  photo Mr Shai Erez Partner, Litigation
Mr Shay Fahima  photo Mr Shay Fahima Partner
Mr Shlomo Farkas  photo Mr Shlomo Farkas Partne
Mr Idan Fefer  photo Mr Idan Fefer Associate, Labor Law
Mr Aviad Feldman  photo Mr Aviad Feldman Partner
Ms Tami Fishman Jutkowitz  photo Ms Tami Fishman Jutkowitz Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions
Mr David Fohrer  photo Mr David Fohrer PARTNER, Head of Litigation
Ms Sapir Fonia  photo Ms Sapir Fonia Associate
 Michal Fridman  photo Michal Fridman ASSOCIATE
Mr Yoav Friedman  photo Mr Yoav Friedman PARTNER, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mr Ron Friman  photo Mr Ron Friman Associate
Mr Roei Gamadi  photo Mr Roei Gamadi Associateת Energy and Infrastructure
Mr Moshe Ganot  photo Mr Moshe Ganot Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mr Guy Gershon  photo Mr Guy Gershon ASSOCIATE, Labor Law
Mr Ron Ginat  photo Mr Ron Ginat Partner, Real Estate
Mr Michael Ginsburg  photo Mr Michael Ginsburg PARTNER, Litigation
Mr Lior Girshevitz  photo Mr Lior Girshevitz Associate
Mr Ofir Goldstein  photo Mr Ofir Goldstein Associate
Mr Eytan Greenberg  photo Mr Eytan Greenberg MANAGING PARTNER
Ms Amit Grinberger  photo Ms Amit Grinberger Associate
Prof Mr Joshef Gross  photo Prof Mr Joshef Gross
Mr Aviad Gurman  photo Mr Aviad Gurman Associate
Mr Shay Hager  photo Mr Shay Hager ASSOCIATE, M&A
Professor David Hahn  photo Professor David Hahn Senior Counsel
Mr Amir Halevy  photo Mr Amir Halevy FOUNDING PARTNER
Mr Ofer Hanoh  photo Mr Ofer Hanoh PARTNER, Banking
Ms Shlomit Harel  photo Ms Shlomit Harel Associate, Litigation
Ms Daniel Hartov  photo Ms Daniel Hartov Associate
Ms Rotem Helbitz  photo Ms Rotem Helbitz Associate, Labor Law
Mr Yaron Herman  photo Mr Yaron Herman PARTNER – Partner Corporate, Regulation, M&A
Mr Asaf Hershkovitz  photo Mr Asaf Hershkovitz Associate Mergers & Acquisitions
Ms Hila Hervitz-Kociak  photo Ms Hila Hervitz-Kociak Associate Labor Law
Mrs Roni Hes Tendler  photo Mrs Roni Hes Tendler Associate
Ms Orel Heskiau  photo Ms Orel Heskiau Associate
Mr David Hodak  photo Mr David Hodak Head of Firm
Mr Gal Hoffman  photo Mr Gal Hoffman Partner
Mr Dvir Hollander  photo Mr Dvir Hollander Associate
Mr Matan Kaddar  photo Mr Matan Kaddar Associate
Mr Sharon Kadosh  photo Mr Sharon Kadosh PARTNER, Hi-Tech, Cyber Desk
Ms Mor Kanarek  photo Ms Mor Kanarek Associate
Mr Steven Kantor  photo Mr Steven Kantor Partner.
Ms Adi Karny Shitrit  photo Ms Adi Karny Shitrit Associate, Litigation
Ms Bar Kashi  photo Ms Bar Kashi Associate
Mr Nir Katz  photo Mr Nir Katz Associate, Intellectual Property
Mr Oren Kedmi  photo Mr Oren Kedmi Associate
Ms Anat Klein  photo Ms Anat Klein PARTNER, Energy & Infrastructure
Mr Danny Kleinhendler  photo Mr Danny Kleinhendler PARTNER, Mergers & Acquisitions
Ms Esther Koren  photo Ms Esther Koren PARTNER, Mergers & Acquisitions
Ms Ayelet Krispin  photo Ms Ayelet Krispin PARTNER, Capital Markets
Mr Dede Lankri  photo Mr Dede Lankri Associate
Mr Roee Laor  photo Mr Roee Laor Associate
Mr Roei Lavy  photo Mr Roei Lavy Associate
Mr Tamir Lazarov  photo Mr Tamir Lazarov ASSOCIATE, Banking
Ms Naama Leibovitch Cohen  photo Ms Naama Leibovitch Cohen Associate
Ms Renana Lev  photo Ms Renana Lev Associate
Mr Rafi Levi  photo Mr Rafi Levi Associate Mergers & Acquisitions
Ms Limor Levy  photo Ms Limor Levy PARTNER, Litigation
Mr Guy Libzon  photo Mr Guy Libzon Associate
Ms Michal Lifton Sitbon  photo Ms Michal Lifton Sitbon Associate
Mr Ben Lipetz  photo Mr Ben Lipetz PARTNER, Capital Markets
Mr Gavriel Maimon  photo Mr Gavriel Maimon Associate
Mr Richard J. Mann  photo Mr Richard J. Mann PARTNER, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mr Chen Manzur  photo Mr Chen Manzur Partner, Hi-Tech & Venture Capital Practice
Ms Yael Mirone Mezamer  photo Ms Yael Mirone Mezamer Partner
Ms Roni Mor Bareket  photo Ms Roni Mor Bareket Associate
Ms Ya'ara Moskovitz photo Ms Ya'ara Moskovitz Associate Mergers & Acquisitions
Ms Ortal Naftalii  photo Ms Ortal Naftalii Associate
Mr Yonatan Nagar  photo Mr Yonatan Nagar Associate
Mr Flavio Naidin  photo Mr Flavio Naidin Associate Mergers & Acquisitions
Mr Itsik Nativ  photo Mr Itsik Nativ Associate
Ms Lior Neumann  photo Ms Lior Neumann Associate
Mr David Olshtein  photo Mr David Olshtein Associate, M&A
Ms Dikla Peleg  photo Ms Dikla Peleg PARTNER, Banking
Ms Maayan Pogozelits Lasri  photo Ms Maayan Pogozelits Lasri Associate
Mr Amir Raz photo Mr Amir Raz Partner
Mr Roy Reiss  photo Mr Roy Reiss PARTNER, Banking
Ms Maya Rivkind  photo Ms Maya Rivkind Associate, Cross Border Practice
Mr Amir Rosenberg  photo Mr Amir Rosenberg Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions
Ms Shani Rosenfeld-Levy  photo Ms Shani Rosenfeld-Levy Associate
Mr Craig Rubin  photo Mr Craig Rubin COUNSEL, Hi-Tech
Mr Baruch Saute  photo Mr Baruch Saute Associate
Mr Evan Schendler  photo Mr Evan Schendler Associate
Ms Liraz Shaharabani  photo Ms Liraz Shaharabani Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mr Dan Sharabi  photo Mr Dan Sharabi Associate
Mr Etai Shay  photo Mr Etai Shay PARTNER, Hi-Tech
Ms Ifat Sheftel-Ben Zvi  photo Ms Ifat Sheftel-Ben Zvi PARTNER, Mergers & Acquisitions
Dr Ayal Shenhav  photo Dr Ayal Shenhav Managing Partner.
Ms Tal Shohat  photo Ms Tal Shohat Associate
Mr Daniel Shpitzer  photo Mr Daniel Shpitzer Associate
Ms Roni Silver  photo Ms Roni Silver Associate
Ms Sapir Singer  photo Ms Sapir Singer Associate
Ms Nufar Stein-Uhr  photo Ms Nufar Stein-Uhr Associate, Litigation
Ms Masha Steinberg  photo Ms Masha Steinberg Associate
Mr Guy Steiner  photo Mr Guy Steiner Associate
Mr Josef Sternthal  photo Mr Josef Sternthal Associate
Mr Asaf Stott  photo Mr Asaf Stott Associate
Ms Morag Syrkin  photo Ms Morag Syrkin Associate
Ms Dana Tal  photo Ms Dana Tal Associate, Energy & Infrastructure
Mr Gur Tenenbaum  photo Mr Gur Tenenbaum Partner
Ms Ella Tevet  photo Ms Ella Tevet PARTNER, Intellectual Property
Ms Vered Vormaser  photo Ms Vered Vormaser Associate, Litigation
Mr Ori Warschawski  photo Mr Ori Warschawski Associate
Ms Anna Wiesenfeld  photo Ms Anna Wiesenfeld Associate, Intellectual Property
Mr Perry Wildes  photo Mr Perry Wildes PARTNER, Capital Markets
Mr Matan Winkler  photo Mr Matan Winkler Associate, Litigation
Mr Shay Yanovsky  photo Mr Shay Yanovsky Partner, Hi-Tech
Ms Aya Yoffe  photo Ms Aya Yoffe PARTNER, Capital Markets
Mr Shai Yom-Tov  photo Mr Shai Yom-Tov Associate
Mr Liad Yoskovich  photo Mr Liad Yoskovich Assoicate
Mr Amit Zuchman  photo Mr Amit Zuchman Associate
Number of lawyers : 170
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Contacts : David Hodak (head of firm)
Contacts : Aya Yoffe (managing partner)