Ms Layla Chertow > Gross Law Firm – GKH > Tel Aviv 670, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Gross Law Firm – GKH
TEL AVIV 670 1101
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Work Department

Hi-Tech and Venture Capital


Partner, Hi-Tech & Venture Capital


Layla Chertow is a partner in the firm’s Hi-Tech and Venture Capital Practice.

Layla has over 30 years of legal and business experience, including in formation and management of private equity funds and establishment of and legal advice to venture capital funds. Layla advises clients on all matters related to venture capital, investment funds and hi-tech financing, and has extensive experience in investment transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Layla joined Gross & Co. in 2018 following the firm’s merger with Shenhav & Co.. In the past, she served as a vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary in private and publicly traded companies in Israel and abroad including Tadiran Communications and was a partner in Shamrock Israel Growth Fund. Layla was a member on boards of directors of companies in Israel, the USA and Germany.


English, Hebrew, Russian


Israel Bar Association, 1986


LL.B., Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, 1986

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds

With a strong focus on the hi-tech and real estate sectors, the team at Gross Law Firm – GKH also advises on venture capital fund formations and assists sponsors with the creation of new private investment vehicles. The group also leverages the firm’s wider department’s expertise when advising on securities, compliance and regulatory matters. Practice head Ayal Shenhav is an expert in tax matters and M&A transactions, regularly representing clients from the hi-tech sector. The team also fields the highly active Layla Chertow , who is a specialist in M&A mandates.