Adv Dr Tani Zahavi > Meitar Law Offices > Ramat Gan, Israel > Lawyer Profile
Meitar Law Offices Offices
16 ABBA HILLEL SILVER ROAD
RAMAT GAN 5250608
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Adv Dr Tani Zahavi
Project Finance Group
Dr. Tani Zahavi is a partner in the Project Finance Group.
She focuses her practice on public-private partnerships and a wide range of project and infrastructure financing structures in several industries, including power (from both conventional and renewable sources), water and transportation.
Tani regularly represents developers, project companies, sponsors, banks and other financial institutions in the development, financing, refinancing, construction, and operation of infrastructure and energy projects.
Tani is also an experienced commercial mediator.
Dr. Tani Zahavi, was included in the latest Women Leaders edition published by the IFLR.
Hebrew and Einglish
Yale Law School, New Haven, CT (J.S.D., doctoral thesis entitled: “Sovereign Debt: Analyses and Remedies”, 2005);
Yale Law School, New Haven, CT (LL.M., 2002);
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (LL.M., magna cum laude, 2001);
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (LL.B., summa cum laude, 1999)
Meitar Law Offices has a well-known project finance group that is particularly active in the energy infrastructure space, though the team has also had strong recent showings in the rail, road and water sectors. In addition to acting for domestic and international project companies and concessionaires, the team also has a strong reputation for advising domestic banks and insurers on the financing of major infrastructure projects, which recently included the financing of the addition of a new line on the Jerusalem LRT. Key figures in the project finance team include practice head Jonathan Finklestone and Tani Zahavi, ‘a problem solver, not a problem maker‘. Also recommended are Guy Kles, Elad Sharbani, who was recently promoted to partner, and Renelle Joffe, who is a name to note for energy-sector work.
Meitar Law Offices is among the market leaders in project finance and oil and gas law, and is considered by more than one client to be ‘the top energy team in Israel‘. The energy practice is led by Renelle Joffe, who is highly rated for her expertise in upstream energy regulation, cross-border oil and gas transactions, and energy-related government tenders. Joffe is instructed by a number of international oil and gas companies and Israeli subsidiaries, including Energean Israel, which is developing the Tanin and Karish offshore natural gas fields. Key figures in the project finance practice include department head Jonathan Finklestone, Tani Zahavi and Guy Kles.
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- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, investigation and fraud
- Hi-tech and start-ups
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- Investment and venture capital funds
- Planning and zoning
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Telecoms and media
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