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Meitar Law Offices
16 ABBA HILLEL SILVER ROAD
RAMAT GAN 5250608
Israel
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Work Department

Project Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Guy Kles is a partner in the Project Finance Group. His focus is on project development, public-private partnerships and other project financing transactions, primarily in the water and power sectors.
He regularly represents sponsors, banks and financial institutions in the development, financing, refinancing and acquisition of infrastructure projects.

Languages

Hebrew and English

Memberships

Member of the Israel Bar Association 2008

Education

Columbia University School of Law, NY (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2012); Tel Aviv University, Israel (LL.B., magna cum laude, 2007); Tel Aviv University, Israel (B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology, magna cum laude, 2007).

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Infrastructure

(Next Generation Partners)

Guy KlesMeitar Law Offices 

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 KlesElad Sharbani, who was recently promoted to partner, and Renelle Joffe, who is a name to note for energy-sector work.

Israel > Energy

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 FinklestoneTani Zahavi and Guy Kles.