Adv Gary Copelovitz > Lipa Meir & Co > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Lipa Meir & Co
2 Weizmann St
Beit Amot Hashkaot
Tel Aviv 64736
Israel

Work Department

Adv. Copelovitz is a partner at Lipa Meir & Co., and serves as the head of the of the firm's international practice.

Position

Over the years, and through his in-depth understanding of the intricacies of international law, advocate Copelovitz has gained the reputation of a leading attorney in the international commercial field. Adv. Copelovitz has vast experience in all forms of commercial law, specializing in a large scope of niche areas. Adv. Copelovitz’s expertise enables him to provide tailor-made legal solutions to his diverse client portfolio, ranging from hi-tech start-ups, automotive industry companies, fiber optics, health organizations and more. Adv. Copelovitz advises his clients in a broad variety of legal matters, covering agreements with OEM’s, joint ventures, financing agreements and assisting Israeli companies in setting up suitable corporate structures for their international activities. With many of his clients, adv. Copelovitz provides innovative legal multidisciplinary advice. For example: incorporating local administrative law expertise (regarding the Ministry of Defense) with international commercial agreements, all in a seamlessly professional matter. These complex transactions, as well as the vast experience held by the attorneys in the department, are the key factors to the high growth rate the department is experiencing in recent years in an ever increasing competitive market.

Languages

English, Hebrew

Memberships

Israel Bar Association, 1997

Education

Adv. Copelovitz has a LL.B (with honors) from Brunel, The University of West London.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Insurance

Lipa Meir & Co‘s team advises large Israeli insurance companies and corporations on various matters, including nursing care insurance policies, private healthcare insurance plans, professional liability and credit insurance. The firm also advises insurance companies on corporate transactions, including investments and M&A. Yariv Shalom focuses predominantly on insurance policy matters and transactions in the healthcare industry. Gad Azor is a key name for advising clients in the insurance industry on corporate transactions and bankruptcy proceedings. Gary Copelovitz‘s workload includes product liability claims and healthcare administration-related matters.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

Lipa Meir & Co has made a strong push into the hi-tech space, most recently highlighted by its combination with Yingke Israel – Eyal Khayat, Zolty, Neiger & Co in June 2019; a move that brought to the team Eyal Khayat and Amir Zolty. Of particular note, Khayat and Zolty have particular expertise in cross-border matters involving China, which further bolsters the firm’s discrete international transactions practice, led by Gary Copelovitz. The hi-tech team has recently been involved in a number of mergers in the tech space and financing transactions involving international funders. In addition, the team advised several institutional clients on tech-based commercial agreements and joint ventures. Ziv Preis is a contact for financing and funds transactions.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences

Lipa Meir & Co’s well-rounded practice combines top-level firepower in regulatory, transactional and contentious issues, with sources valuing its collaborative approach, which ‘adds value when addressing complex issues’. The firm’s profile in the healthcare area is demonstrated by its close relationship with Clalit Health Services, which is Israel’s largest health maintenance organisation (HMO) and the second-largest HMO in the world. Alongside healthcare providers, the group also counts medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies among its clients. Key names include international practice head Gary Copelovitz, who has an emphasis on corporate and commercial transactions, Roy Aiz and Yariv Shalom.

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lipa Meir & Co remains in growth mode following on from its merger with Preis, Baharav & Co in 2018. In 2019, the firm absorbed Eitan Mehulal Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys’s capital markets and securities department, which included corporate finance partner Eitan Shmueli. The firm also added a three-lawyer team from Yingke Israel – Eyal Khayat, Zolty, Neiger & Co., Law Offices, which included Amir Zolty and new China practice head Eyal Khayat. The new arrivals underpin the firm’s increasingly prominent profile for international work, particularly China-related matters. Ziv Preis jointly heads the cross-border M&A group and recently handled deals involving the life sciences, financial services, and food and beverage sectors. Corporate head Uzi Mor and international lead Gary Copelovitz are also noted.