Adv Michal Schwartz > Lipa Meir & Co > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

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

Adv. Michal Schwartz is a partner at Lipa Meir & Co., and serves as the head of the infrastructure & B.O.T. practice.

Position

Adv. Michal Schwartz has extensive expertise regarding vast numbers of high-scale infrastructure and B.O.T. projects. Adv. Michal Schwartz currently provides legal counsel to various infrastructure projects initiated by the State of Israel Including: national water desalination projects, the IDF Training Base City, the IDF technology Campus and more. In these projects, Adv. Michal Schwartz provides ongoing legal advice to the Tender Committee (the Ministry of Defense) with respect to the tender proceedings such as PQ and RFP documents, the concession agreement, reviewing proposals, and the financial closing, and thereafter – provides ongoing legal advice to the governmental entity supervising and managing the project during the construction and operation phases.

Adv. Michal Schwartz has over the years accumulated an extraordinary rich portfolio of infrastructure projects positioning her as one of Israel’s most professional, meticulous, and leading advocates in the field.

Languages

English, Hebrew

Memberships

Israel Bar Association, 1998

Education

Tel Aviv University (LL.B., 1997)

Tel Aviv University (M.B.A, 2002)

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Energy and infrastructure

Lipa Meir & Co is engaged by public and private sector clients in relation to major energy and infrastructure developments, including wind, solar, desalination, defence and natural gas projects. In a standout matter, Zuriel Lavie and Uzi Mor are acting for Dalia Power Energies in relation to the construction of the largest privately owned natural gas power station in Israel; at 870MW, the power station is expected to supply nearly 7% of Israel’s nationwide electricity consumption. Additionally, Lavie and Michal Schwartz are advising the Israeli Ministry of Defense on the NIS9bn City of Training Bases PPP project, and are also advising the client on its NIS7bn Technology Campus project. The team is also an adviser to the kibbutzim in the initiation of renewable energy projects throughout Israel. Of note, David Weinstein is advising several kibbutzim on negotiations to establish a solar project in a politically sensitive area of the country. Other key clients include the Israeli Water Desalination Administration, the Ministry of Internal Security, and bank lenders including Bank Hapoalim.