Yariv Shalom > Lipa Meir & Co > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile
Lipa Meir & Co Offices
2 Weizmann St
Beit Amot Hashkaot
Tel Aviv 64736
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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.
Lipa Meir & Co‘s urban renewal practice represents developers and tenants throughout the course of NOP 38 and evacuation-construction projects, some of which involve thousands of units and large-scale city renewal plans. The group has expertise handling negotiations with government authorities, agreements with tenants and objections by local municipalities to building plans. The team is advising Pashkovsky Group on several projects, including an evacuation-construction matter in Holon involving the construction of 1,800 new residential units. Yariv Shalom is the key name.
Lipa Meir & Co has a niche advising kibbutzim and moshavim leasing their land to the Israel Lands Administration for development purposes. It also acts on urban renewal projects, commercial and residential projects, sales and acquisitions and handles litigation concerning planning and zoning offences, appeals in regional committees and representation before the ILA. Yariv Shalom is advising Sufrin Group on a range of projects with an accumulative value of $621m, including a major joint venture with Kardan Group involving the construction of two residential towers in Tel Aviv comprising 100 residential units and 18 floors of commercial space. The group was bolstered by the arrival of three lawyers, including attorney Guy Meshulam, who specialises in Tama 38 projects.
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.
The diverse practice at Lipa Meir & Co blends experience in traditional lending matters with niche strength in developing finance areas, including true sale opinions and factoring transactions. The team also sets itself apart through its frequent representation of non-bank financial institutions in lending deals, including Bereshit, Israel’s largest leveraging fund, and Cogito Capital Fund. Group co-head Ronen Baharav acts for borrowers and lenders, but is best known for his relationships with alternative lenders, including institutional investors and leverage funds, and banks. Yariv Shalom, managing partner for the finance and real estate department, is also noted.
- Healthcare and life sciences - Israel
- Insurance - Israel
- Real estate: urban renewal - Israel
- Banking and finance - Israel
- Real estate and construction - Israel
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- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)
- Real estate: urban renewal
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration
- Hi-tech and start-ups
- Investment and venture capital funds
- Real estate and construction
- Commercial, corporate and M&A