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Gross Law Firm – GKH Offices
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TEL AVIV 670 1101
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Mr Oren Biran
Oren Biran is a partner and the head of the Tax Department in Gross & Co. Oren has a diverse tax practice, which includes tax structuring of strategic transactions (e.g. mergers and acquisitions), investment funds of all kinds, real estate projects, incentive compensation plans and individual tax planning.
Oren advises clients with respect to tax planning and structuring of various domestic and international transactions, including merger and acquisitions, public offerings, reorganization, investments, joint ventures and other complex international taxation matters.
Oren specializes in the formation of venture capital funds, private equity funds, hedge funds and real estate funds, including advising on structure issues and obtaining tax rulings from the tax authorities.
Oren has extensive experience representing clients in tax disputes in precedents and leading tax cases in front of the Israel Tax Authority, District and Supreme Courts in Israel, including, multinational companies in tax controversies, Transfer Pricing, Intellectual Property, Valuations and APA, and restructuring of companies’ tax and business models.
In addition, Oren has an extensive experience representing high net-worth individuals in connection with trusts, investments, cross-border tax issues, employees and executives’ incentives compensation plans as well as pre and post-immigration planning. Oren has obtained dozens of tax rulings from the tax authorities and has handled many controversies between the tax authorities and taxpayers, including negotiating settlements and representing clients in judicial proceedings.
Oren was a partner and owner at Shenhav & Co., Law Offices, and a partner in a well-known firm in Tel-Aviv.
Oren is a member of the Tax Committee of the Israeli Bar and has published a number of articles on taxation issues.
Prestigious ranking firms, Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, ranks Oren as a recommended lawyer in their 2021 Guide in the Tax area.
Israel Bar Association, 1997.
University of Florida College of Law (LL.M Law – Taxation, 2003)
Bar Ilan University (LL.M Commercial Law., 1998)
Bar Ilan University (LL.B., 1997)
Gross Law Firm – GKH‘s ‘true business thinking‘ strikes the right note with clients, who also praise the tax team’s ‘practical approach to solving problems‘. The group shines in transactional tax, with its recent highlights spanning M&A, fund formation, venture capital investments and public offerings. It also frequently advises on tax assessments and tax rulings. Group head Oren Biran and key partner Moti Balilti advise on an array of tax issues, including transactional tax, tax planning and contentious matters.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions
- Investment and venture capital funds
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)
- Real estate and construction
- Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration