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Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.
TEL AVIV 6789717

Israel > Capital markets Tier 1

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s team is routinely engaged by investors, issuers, underwriters and sponsors alike for its expertise in handling initial public offerings, SPACs, as well as equity and debt offerings. The international capital markets practice is jointly chaired by Tuvia Geffen, who regularly advises Israeli public companies listed on NASDAQ, and public offerings and regulations expert Jonathan Feuchtwanger. Securities law specialist Roi Turgheman is another key player in public equity and debt offerings and private placements.

Practice head(s):

Tuvia Geffen; Jonathan Feuchtwanger

Other key lawyers:


‘A highly talented and professional team. Very intelligent and well-prepared lawyers. Incredibly responsive and helpful.’

‘Tuvia Geffen – brilliant lawyer, always focused on key issues. Superb in negotiations.’

‘The firm has both legal knowledge and experience in law and practical matters.’

‘Jonathan Feuchtwanger is a brilliant partner with a broad and deep knowledge and experience. Roi Turgheman is an excellent partner with a practical knowledge of law and regulation and experience in dealing with the Israeli Securities Authority.’

Key clients

Check Point



Innoviz Technologies


Connexa Sport Technologies (fka Slinger Bag)

Morgan Stanley

Goldman Sachs

BofA Securities




Tremor International

Gilat Satellite Networks

FIMI Private Equity

Accel Solutions

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange



Senstar Technologies (fka Magal Security Systems)

T.A.T. Technologies




Solaer Renewable Energies


Satcom Systems

Bet Shemesh Engines Holdings (1997)

P.C.B. Technologies

G1 Secure Solutions

Siyata Mobile



Amiad Water Systems




HAP Tower Journal Square Limited Partnership

HAP Franklin Residences NY Venture Limited Partnership

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Alongside its significant expertise in the technology sector, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. routinely handles complex M&A transactions on behalf of leading corporations, financial institutions, and private equity funds from the healthcare, financial services, real estate, and energy sectors. The department is led by private equity expert Sharon Amir, while international capital markets head Tuvia Geffen is noted for his expertise in cross-border public and private M&A transactions, an area in which Tal Eliasaf is also particularly active. Another key contact includes Meital Zimberg Lederman, who is well versed in M&A, joint ventures, and corporate transactions alike, and Einat Rosu and Idan Lidor are also notable team members.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Amir


‘Naschitz Brandes Amir has represented us in all of our M&A transactions in recent years, and we have always been impressed by their expertise and dedication.’

‘We believe that Naschitz Brandes Amir is the leading M&A law firm in Israel, and we highly recommend it to all companies seeking the best possible representation in the M&A sector.’

‘Tal Eliasaf is the best lawyer I know. He always goes above and beyond to get the best possible results. He is also a brilliant negotiator and problem solver. Tal has a deep understanding of the mergers and acquisitions market and is always up-to-date on the latest trends and developments.’

‘NBLAW is an expert in M&A, market expansion and general law in Israel, Europe, the UK and the US. It is extraordinary to find a one-stop shop to help us negotiate and close M&A deals, while also providing the simplest support, such as company secretarial matters.’

‘The team is exceptional, with a high level of rigour and attention to detail that ensures good advice to the client and a successful closing of the deal. They are good partners in difficult situations.’

‘Tal Eliasaf is by far the best M&A lawyer I have had the opportunity to work with. There is no work that is not up to his standards, and he always provides his best advice, making the problem and challenge his own.’

‘Tuvia Geffen is a pleasure to work with on all levels.’

‘We are more than satisfied with their work. They always feel part of our team and on our side, but they are not afraid to voice their opinion and provide sound advice even if it is against what we have asked for.’

Key clients

The FIMI Private Equity Funds

Gilat Satellite Networks

Tremor International







Rafa Labratories

Check Point

Rivulis Irrigation Systems

Bet Shemesh Engines


Chartered Group

Cardiovascular Systems

IntSights Cyber Intelligence


Poalim Capital Markets

Masco Corp.




Herolo Technologies

Clearwave Corp and Odoro Global

LEG Grundstücksverwaltung GmbH

4iG Nyrt. and Hungaro DigiTel Kft

Rimkus Consulting Group

CB4 Ltd.

Connexa Sport Technologies

Innoviz Technologies


Sweet Box



Work highlights

  • Advised Infinya Ltd., a leading Israeli company in the fields of packaging products, paper, and recycling of cardboard and paper waste, on its NIS2.4bn sale through a reverse triangular merger to Veridis Environment and Israeli Infrastructure Fund.
  • Advised Check Point Software Technologies on signing a definitive agreement to acquire Perimeter 81, an innovative leader in Security Service Edge solutions, for USD490m.
  • Adivsed GMT Tech Innovation on its NIS100m merger with Wic Worldcom Finance, a developer of internet platform for instant money transfer and immediate bank deposits.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 1

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. ranks highly for its comprehensive high-tech and start-ups practice, which spans the full range of corporate, M&A, VC, privacy, IP and employment work, among other areas. Additionally, the ‘very business-oriented’ group stands out for fostering partnerships with accelerators and incubators; over the past year, it joined forces with four Israeli accelerators, including Woman2Woman by 8200 Alumni Association. Department co-head Noga Devecseri Spira brings to bear unique industry experience following a former stint in Silicon Valley with a US-based firm. The team also includes fellow co-head Gil Brandes; Anat Igner, noted as ‘one of the most talented and experienced lawyers in the Israeli tech market’; Arnon Samburski, who provides full-service support to early-stage start-ups; and Asher Assis.

Practice head(s):

Gil Brandes; Noga Devecseri Spira

Other key lawyers:

Anat Igner; Arnon Samburski; Itay Deutsch; Asher Assis; Sharon Amir; Gili Aram; Liran Belaish; Inbar Mishory-Bartal


‘A great team. Lawyers are very flexible and attentive to their clients’ needs. They have great connections with international firms and lawyers, so the team is a one-stop-shop. Even if they need to consult a US lawyer, for example, they will gather the information and provide me with the details I need to know.’

‘I mainly work with Noga Devecseri Spira and her associate Gili Aram. Both are true professionals. Noga and Gili’s dedication, availability and professionalism are just top-notch. They are always available, even during night time. They provide excellent legal service, and great customer experience.’

‘The team has amazing interpersonal skills and collaboration capabilities. Also, they are very business-oriented.’

‘Anat Igner is one of the most talented and experienced lawyers in the Israeli tech market. She is detail-oriented, asks the right questions, and the level of care is among the highest I have seen from a lawyer. Anat is available during night hours/weekends and always cares about the company’s success.’

‘Associate Liran Belaish is very friendly and dedicated, with strong capabilities.’

‘A highly professional and knowledgeable team, with high availability.’

Key clients

Check Point Software Technologies

Pitango Growth; Pitango Venture Capital Fund

Viola: Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, Viola Fintech


aMoon Growth Fund




Intsights Cyber Intelligence

Unruly Media





Opora Technologies

SYN Ventures

MeMed Diagnostics


Rivery Technologies


K1 Investment Management

Eight Roads Ventures




Syqe Medical

Opus Chartered Issuances







Secret Double Octopus


Marius Nacht

TailorMed Medical





Curve OS

Lonesome Labs

Beyond Security

Israel > Insurance Tier 1

As one of the few full-service firms with a thriving insurance practice, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is well-positioned to advise on corporate support work alongside its core offering in contentious and regulatory insurance. The team is particularly recognised for its record in high-value disputes, where it represents the majority of domestic insurance companies, alongside reinsurers and multinational insurance entities. The department is led jointly by Gil Atar, who steers the tort and insurance litigation practice, and Tamar Kareth, who spearheads the medical malpractice group. Other key contacts include insurance-focused litigator Shay Cohen as well as Ram Pardes, whose practice spans class actions, administrative law and insurance law.

Practice head(s):

Gil Atar; Tamar Kareth

Other key lawyers:

Neta Heichal-Yassur; Shay Cohen; Ram Pardes; Orli Naschitz


‘Professional depth and market reputation is a key element for achieving positive results for clients and this team is the BEST.’

‘Gil Atar and Ram Pardes shine in my opinion.’

Key clients



ICL Group

Adama Group



Zurich Insurance

Clal Insurance



Phoenix Insurance

Harel Insurance



Haifa Chemicals

Clalit Health Services, HMO

Maccabi Health Services, HMO

Phoenix Insurance

DTW Syndicate 1991 (Lloyds)

Prizma Industries

Hadera City Counsel

Medical Consultants International

Steadfast Insurance

Ayalon Insurance

Menorah Mivtachim Insurance

Maccabi Haifa

Ashdod Port



PCB Technology

Modi’in Ezrahi

Assuta Medical Center

Nazareth Hospital Emms

Shaarei Zedek Medical Center

Meuhedet Health Services HMO

Vectis Clams Services

The Olympic committee of Israel


Marsh Israel

Club Med

Shirbit Insurance

Israel > Transport Tier 1

With an orientation towards regulatory and contentious work, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s thriving transport practice is dominant in both the shipping and aviation spheres. In terms of the former, the group enjoys close links with major insurance companies, as well as ports, shipping companies and energy companies. On the aviation front, the group is primarily active on behalf of insurers and airlines. Department head Ilan Winder splits his practice between aviation and shipping matters. Associate Merav Nur is also noted for her focus on transport law.

Practice head(s):

Ilan Winder

Other key lawyers:


‘The team provides straightforward advice. Lawyers act on time, respond when needed and provide the best legal services.’

‘I don’t work with a certain person only but with many lawyers, and all members maintain the best service levels.’

Key clients

Migdal Insurance Company

The Phoenix Insurance Company

Harel Insurance Company

Ashdod Port

Noble Energy Mediterranean

Chevron Mediterranean

El Al Israeli Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines

AXA Versicherung AG Colonia

Uniko Shipping & Logistics

Pantaenius Yacht Insurance

Sonigo International Shipping, Packing & Moving

Lucy Borchard Shipping Israel Scandinavian Maritime Agency and Tiran Shipping

Harel Insurance and its insurer Tokio Marine

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering

Iveco S.P.A.

Israel Canada Highways Management

El-Mor Electric Installation & Services (1986)


Shipco Transport

Sea Alliance

Ukraine International Airlines


Dan Public Transportation

National Union Fire Insurance company of Pittsburgh, PA (AIG USA)

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.

Lonham Group UK


Amnon Mesilot

IBI Group Inc.

Construcciones Y Auxiliar De Ferrocarriles

Caf Investment Projects

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering

Noy 3 Infrastructure And Energy Investments

Work highlights

  • Advising Noble Energy on its maritime law affairs and providing specific advice on regulatory issues regarding the company’s offshore and onshore operations.
  • Advising an array of local and international insurance companies in connection with damage caused to possessions during air and sea transportation.
  • Advising IBI-Arcadis Group on its participation in the project for the design and implementation of mass transit systems in the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (LRV Red Line Project).

Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions) Tier 2

Exceptional in all parameters’, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is sought after for its strength in insurance class actions, where it works hand-in-hand with the wider firm’s top-tier insurance offering. Other areas of expertise include privacy, consumer protection, competition, and environmental law claims. Department head Yaron Rossman contributes extensive experience in financial services-related cases. The practice also draws on ‘one of a kind’ insurance expert Gil Atar; and Shay Cohen, who focuses on class actions in the insurance, product liability, environmental, and consumer protection spheres. The team welcomed Nir Shuster following the firm’s merger with Shenhav Konforti Rotem & Co. in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Yaron Rossman

Other key lawyers:

Gil Atar; Shay Cohen; Assaf Ratzon; Ram Pardes; Orr Amsel; Tamar Kareth; Yoav Razin; Amit Mor; Noa Koblenz-Shavit; Nir Shuster


‘Gil Atar’s team is exceptional in all parameters. Lawyers are highly responsive, professional, organized and, most importantly, provide excellent outcomes.’

‘Gil Atar is one of a kind. He possesses the most up-to-date knowledge, also regarding international jurisdictions. He is devoted to the client, sharp and responsive, and provides assistance in many other areas other than the claim itself. Highly recommended!’

‘Gil Atar and Shay Cohen are both smart, look into every detail, available and calm.’

‘The firm does a very professional and good job. Lawyers write well, and argue well in court. Gill Atar is great.’

‘I have never encountered a team with such creativity, which is exactly what one needs in dispute resolution. Yoav Razin, Amit Mor, Ram Pardes and Orr Amsel are all excellent partners that really stand out in the landscape. Noa Koblenz-Shavit is an associate with extreme partner qualities!’

Key clients

Haifa Chemicals

Mixcard 21




Israel Credit Cards

RCL Cruises (Royal Caribbean International)

Unger Kahn & Co C.P.A.

Clal Insurance

Union Bank of Israel

Mercantile Discount Bank

Lucy Borchard Shipping, Israel Scandinavian Maritime Agency, Tiran Shipping

Gulliver Tourism

Leiman Schlussel



CPA Ofer Minirav

BSH Home Appliances

Toys R Us Israel


Sonigo International Shipping, Packing & Moving

Israel > Energy Tier 2

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s energy practice is closely aligned with its infrastructure practice, which is reflected in its orientation towards projects-related work on behalf of bidders, concessionaires and entrepreneurs. The group is also well placed to advise its broad base of domestic and multinational energy clients on corporate transactions, financings and contentious matters. As the head of the infrastructure, energy and project finance group, Nadia Davidzon brings to bear significant experience in large-scale energy projects.

Practice head(s):

Nadia Davidzon

Key clients

Hangzhou Jinjiang Group Co

El-Mor Electric Installation & Services (1986)

Ford Municipal Systems


IBI Group

Green Stream

Construcciones Y Auxiliar De Ferrocarriles

Caf Investment Projects


Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering

Noy 3 Infrastructure And Energy Investments

Bynet Computers Communication


Zing Energy

KT-Kinetics Technology

Dan Public Transportation

EV Meter

Mashav Energy

Macquarie Group



Minrav Engineering & Building

Lesico Group

Oron Holdings

Enel Group

EDF Renewables Israel

Hangzhou Jinjiang Group Co

Israel > Competition/antitrust Tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. has garnered an impressive clientele across a range of sectors, including Fortune 500 companies, healthcare operators, and market leaders in the fields of retail and infrastructure. The team advises on a mix of contentious and non-contentious competition law matters, including civil and criminal proceedings before the ICA. The practice is led by former section chief at the ICA Golan Kaneti, praised by clients for his ‘outstanding experience and knowledge’.

Practice head(s):

Golan Kaneti


‘This is the most professional team that you can find in Israel, headed by Golan Kaneti whose experience and knowledge are outstanding.’

‘The level of detail that Golan Kaneti gets into is exactly what you would need in competition law, and this is really unmatched by anyone else in the field!’

‘It is a very capable, knowledgeable and business oriented team.’

‘Golan Kaneti heads the team and is very experienced. He quickly understands the situation and provides clever and creative solutions.’

Key clients

FIMI Opportunity Funds

INFINYA Ltd (fka Hadera Paper)

Alfa Duty Free Holdings S.à r.l.

Iveco S.P.A.

Arla Foods Amba

Leumit health services

Mivne Real Estate (K.D) Ltd

Formula Systems (1985) Ltd.

Tera Light Ltd

Telepharma-The First Direct Pharmacy (1999) Ltd; Telepharm-Pharmaceutical Trading House Ltd

Israel Canada Highways Management Ltd.

Allied Group

Urdan Metal & Casting Industries Ltd.


Rami Levy Chain Stores Hashikma Marketing 2006 Ltd.

Din Marketing and Roasting Ltd.

Electra Ltd.

The Israeli Association of Impresarios and Producers

Rivulis Irrigation

Hypertoy Ltd

SOS Energy Express

Exit Electronics Ltd

GMT – Advanced Financial Services

BSH Home Appliances

Amnon Mesilot Ltd

Magal Security Systems

Work highlights

  • Represented Infinya Ltd. (fka Hadera Paper), the top manufacturer of paper and paper products in Israel, during its acquisition by Veridis Environment Ltd (TASE: VRDS) and Israel Infrastructure Fund for NIS 2.35 billion.
  • Represented Iveco S.P.A. in a class action brought against it with respect to an alleged infringement of European Union competition law.
  • Represented Alfa Duty Free Holdings S.r.l., in a complex legal matter in which Alfa is pursuing legal claims against Gebr. Heinemann, James Richardson Proprietary Limited, and two of Heinemann’s officers, for allegedly being engaged in illegal and anticompetitive collaboration with Alfa’s former partner, Gebr. Heinemann, to rig the tender for the 2013 concession to operate duty-free shops at Ben Gurion Airport.

Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 3

Historically best-known for its contentious insurance work, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s dispute resolution team continues to diversify its service offering and sources assert that its ‘problem-solving prowess shines in high-stakes litigation’. Yoav Razin spearheads the practice and has recently represented domestic and multinational clients in public tenders disputes, construction arbitration and fraud cases, among others. Other key contacts include Yaron RossmanElad Levi, Amit Mor, and talented up-and-coming litigator, Ram Pardes. The department was bolstered by the firm’s recent mergers with Lamay Sider Rahat Tsiddon Fink, Advocates and Notaries, and Shenhav Konforti Rotem & Co., which saw the arrivals of Itzhak Fink and Nir Shuster respectively.

Practice head(s):

Yoav Razin

Other key lawyers:

Yaron Rossman; Amit Mor; Elad Levi; Orr Amsel; Ram Pardes


‘NBA’s adaptability and problem-solving prowess shines in high-stakes litigation, marking it as distinct from many other firms. Potential clients should be aware of its depth in offering diverse legal expertise with a touch of personalization for every legal challenge and its unmatched responsiveness.’

‘Ram Pardes’ unique blend of big-picture vision and attention to detail sets him apart from many legal professionals we’ve encountered. What truly differentiates Ram from competitors is his unparalleled responsiveness, reliability, and the genuine joy he brings to collaborations.’

‘Yoav Razin is a senior litigator whose reputation precedes him. Highly experienced, Yoav’s prowess in litigation is matched by the respect he garners within the legal community. His vast knowledge, honed by years of practice, makes him an invaluable asset to any legal challenge.’

‘Naschitz Brandes Amir & Co has a stand-out practice in both litigation and arbitration. This is extremely helpful where one requires information and advice as to which option to pursue, where to pursue it and how different approaches are likely to affect the case going forward. ’

‘Ram Pardes is a walking encyclopaedia of Israeli law. He provides practical and well-thought through advice, and is able to answer any question put to him. Ram is also an excellent advocate. He is deferential to the decision-maker, yet is able easily to command the respect of those he appears before.’

‘Gil Brandes is a seasoned member of the Israeli Bar. He is both well-liked and well-respected in Israeli; although it is easy to achieve one of these two attributes, it is hard to achieve both. Gil appears to have done so with ease. Gil’s advice focuses on the practical implications and outcomes of any course of action.’

‘The team stands out for its integrity, creative thinking and willingness to go further than you would expect to fulfil the client’s needs. Amit Mor and Ram Pardes are two of the most able litigators in Israel.’

Key clients

Grupo TSK

Taavura Holdings

Rami Levy Hashikma Marketing

Chevron Mediterranean

ICIC – Israeli Credit Insurance Company

Alfa Duty Free

A1 Group


IBI Group

FIMI Opportunity Fund


Excel Telecom

Castro Model

Shlomo Group Shlomo Insurance

Verso Israel LLC, Verso America LLC, Designer Eyes

Gabay Group

MICT Management

PCB Technologies

Moshav Dvora Figure Settlement Cooperative

Chemi San Trade (2017) (Subsidiary of Delek San)

Gil Shwed (Founder and CEO of Check Point Software Technologies)

Mercantile Discount Bank

Mermaid Israel (1986)

Mei Avivim 2010

The Heirs of Mr. David Marcus

Leumit Health Services

Club Med SAS & Le Club Mediterranee (Israel)

Israel Union Bank

Royalty Zack Little Swiss

BST Group


Zurich Insurance Group

Israel Union Bank

Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration Tier 3

Praised as ‘a beacon in mediation and international arbitration’, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. is noted for its expertise across the energy and infrastructure, construction, retail and insurance sectors, with demonstrable experience in ICC arbitrations. Yoav Razin, who ‘seamlessly blends vast expertise with a personable demeanour’, leads the team, while Amit Mor acts for domestic banks and insurance companies in mediation proceedings. Other key contacts in the group include Ram Pardes, who ‘melds an all-encompassing understanding of international arbitration with the agility and promptness crucial in mediation processes’, and Orr Amsel.

Practice head(s):

Yoav Razin

Other key lawyers:


‘Naschitz Brandes Amir (NBA) is a beacon in mediation and international arbitration. Their global perspective uniquely equips them to navigate the complexities of cross-border disputes, always aligning solutions with clients’ best interests. NBA’s prowess in alternative dispute resolution is exceptional.’

‘The professionals at Naschitz Brandes Amir in the realm of mediation and international arbitration are recognised for their unparalleled expertise, dedication, and client-centric methodologies.’

‘Ram Pardes is a foremost figure in this sector. He melds an all-encompassing understanding of international arbitration with the agility and promptness crucial in mediation processes. Ram has not only offered legal insights but has become an instrumental partner in our dispute resolution pursuits.’

‘Yoav Razin seamlessly blends vast expertise with a personable demeanour. His knack for demystifying intricate arbitration procedures into coherent insights ensures we’re well-informed and confident at every juncture of the resolution journey.’

‘For international arbitration, there is absolutely no equivalent to Ram Pardes. You will not find any attorney as exceptional.’

‘Orr Amsel gave practical and smart advice.’

‘A fantastic team of dedicated lawyers, backed by legal experts in a large range of fields, who are available to help with any specific need.’

‘Their detail on strategic initiatives is second to none, and we have been very happy with the way that they have approached the case, regardless of the curveballs thrown their way by opposing councils.’

Key clients

Alfa Duty Free


Verso Israel LLC, Verso America LLC, Designer Eyes, Inc.

Tried and True Media


Menelik Group

RCL Cruises Limited (Royal Caribbean International)

Club Med SAS & Le Club Mediterranee (Israel) Ltd.

Zurich PLC

Israel > Employment Tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. notably advises employees on company’s recruitment and dismissal processes, while also handling preparation and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and labour-related disputes and class actions. The team is jointly led by Tommy Manor, who is routinely sought out by clients for his expertise in legal proceedings involving public tenders and regulations, and Pnina Broder Manor, who focuses on employment policy, investigations and disciplinary proceedings. Other key contacts include terminations and disciplinary actions specialist Michal Zohar-Neistein and Noa Feller Maman, who focuses on employee’s rights and labour agreements.

Practice head(s):

Tommy Manor; Pnina Broder Manor


‘The team is highly available and has wide knowledge in the labour laws and ruling, and it is always updated in its field of expertise.’

‘Noa Feller is an expert in her field of knowledge, always available to answer our questions with knowledgeable answers.’

‘Michal Zohar is an experienced, seasoned partner who provides practical legal advice with creative solutions, tailored to different types of situations.’

Key clients


Leumit Health Care

CBC Group


Tremor International

Littler Mendelson PC

FEMI Medical Service

Syqe Medic

Novolog Group

Consist Software Solutions


Taptica Ltd.


Derech Eretz Highways

TAT Technologies

Johnson Control

Essence Security International

Gilat Satellite Networks

Bet Shemesh Engines

Comtal Technology & Engineering

Migdal Insurance Company

Manpower Group

Ham-Let (Israel-Canada) Ltd

Simplivia Healthcare LTD.

PCB Technologies

SPL Software AG

Work highlights

  • Advised Tremor International, a NASDAQ-listed advertising technology company, on a wide range of employment law issues, including in connection with the recruitment of employees, termination of employment, employment agreements and regulation issues for an overseas-based audience.
  • Represented CBC Group, a global group of companies which includes: Coca Cola Israel, Neviot Mineral Water, Carlsberg Breweries, Tara Dairy and Gat Juices.
  • Provided advisory services to the local clients of Littler Mendelson PC, a US -based law firm that handles labour and employment litigation and global mobility and immigration issues.

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. houses a strong IP and IT department, which is fully equipped to provide comprehensive advice on a range of services, covering licensing agreements, IP commercialisation and technology transfers. Practice head and experienced litigator Asa Kling is a key contact, routinely handling a variety of complex IP litigation matters, while cyber, privacy and data protection specialist Dalit Ben Israel chairs the firm’s IT, privacy and data protection practice, and is highly praised by clients for her expertise in information technology transactions.

Practice head(s):

Asa Kling

Other key lawyers:

Dalit Ben Israel; Sally Gillis


‘A professional team that knows the details and best practices very well.’

‘Dalit is an IT and privacy professional with exceptional experience in complex IT agreements and projects. She leads an excellent team which always comes up with excellent solutions to the most complicated situations.’

‘Exceptional experience, skills and legal knowledge in both complex IT agreements and privacy matters, as well as the creation of highly useful legal products.’

‘I work closely with Dalit Ben Israel and the team. Dalit has been my contact person for privacy issues for several years. She is an excellent lawyer, very professional and practical.’

‘The team is absolutely fantastic, with an extremely pragmatic approach in a global environment. They have a very good knowledge of other privacy laws that help explain Israeli issues to clients.’

‘Dalit is excellent. Very responsive and clear on very sophisticated issues.’

Work highlights

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes Tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. acts on behalf of both domestic and global corporations in a number of intellectual property infringement claims and ownership disputes, most notably patent litigation. Practice head and intellectual property litigation expert Asa Kling is regarded as one of the ‘best IP lawyers in Israel’, and Sally Gillis is noted for handling complex opposition proceedings related to IP in Europe.

Practice head(s):

Asa Kling

Other key lawyers:


‘In my opinion Asa Kling is undoubtedly one of the best IP lawyers in Israel. Excellent.’

‘Asa Kling is an outstanding partner. His background as a former head of the Patent Office gives him particular credibility and insight for international clients.’

‘Deep knowledge of patent opposition and strategic advice on the subject.’

Key clients

Rafa Laboratories Ltd.

Mul-T-Lock Technologies Ltd.

Tavig – Israel Gruber Ltd.

International Fruit Genetics, Inc.

DesignerEyes, Inc. (Verso Israel, LLP, Verso USA, LLP)

TS Europe BVBA

Hevel Maon Enterprises Agricultural Cooperative, Ltd.

Municipality of Jerusalem

Check Point Software Technology

Selene S.P.A.

The Johns Hopkins University

Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli

Signalitica Inc.

The University Of Western Ontario (Genomics)

Image Guided Therapy SA

JTEC Energy, INC.

ETH Zurich

Bar Ilan University

n.T.tao., Ltd.

High Hopes Ltd.

BioCatch Ltd.

E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company

Janssen Sciences Ireland Unlimited Company

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

Montefiore Medical Center

Cytokinetics, Incorporated

H&D Wireless AB

Biowair Total Systems, S.L.

National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health And Nutrition

Scioteq BVBA

Medshine Discovery Inc.

Tokai University Educational System

B3AR Therapeutics, Inc.

Albemarle Corporation

Safran Data Systems

Cloudinary Ltd.

Corteva Agrisciences (formerly Dow Agrosciences LLC, USA)

Sana Biotechnology, Inc.

Simplivia Healthcare

Work highlights

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution Tier 3

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.‘s IP department is recognised for its cross-border clients, which routinely turn to the team for its expertise in handling patent filing and prosecution. Practice head Asa Kling is praised by clients for both his IP litigation capabilities and his experience in handling patent term extensions and patent and trademark validity issues. Sally Gillis specialises in copyrights and trademarks.

Practice head(s):

Asa Kling

Other key lawyers:


‘The level of professionalism in understanding the delicate intricacies of invention and its innovation: this firm demonstrated impressive capabilities in this regard.’

‘Asa Kling distinguishes himself by his ability to lead the invention registration process, demonstrating a deep understanding of the unique innovation and maximising its expression within an invention register.’

Key clients

Check Point Software Technologies

Simplivia Healthcare

Selene S.P.A., Italy

High Hopes Ltd.

The Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy

Signalitica Inc., Canada

The University Of Western Ontario (Genomics), U.S.A.

Image Guided Therapy SA , France

JTEC Energy, INC., U.S.A

n.T.tao., Ltd.

Simbionix Ltd.

Watt Car Industries

DeepAI Technologies

High Hopes Ltd.

ImageSat Ltd.

Totzeret Hanegev Agricultural Cooperative Ltd.

Sana Biotechnology, Inc. , USA,

Hevel Maon Enterprises Agricultural Cooperative, Ltd.

International Fruit Genetics, Inc.,

BioCatch Ltd., Israel

E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, U.S.A.

Janssen Sciences Ireland Unlimited Company, Ireland

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Bar Ilan University, Israel

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Montefiore Medical Center, U.S.A.

Cytokinetics, Incorporated, U.S.A.

H&D Wireless AB, Sweden

Biowair Total Systems, S.L., Spain

National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health And Nutrition, Japan

Scioteq BVBA, Belgium

Medshine Discovery Inc., China

Tokai University Educational System, Japan

B3AR Therapeutics, Inc. , U.S. A.

Albemarle Corporation, U.S.A.

Safran Data Systems, France

Work highlights

Israel > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Oriented towards project development work, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s real estate group acts for a mix of landowners, entrepreneurs, and residents on a wide range of commercial, urban and residential projects, with notable activity in urban renewal matters. On the transactional front, the team handles land acquisitions and disposals and real estate finance. Department head Shmuel Lechnerpossesses a business-mindset’, according to sources. Also recommended is Erez Sapir, whose practice spans land taxation, planning and construction, and administrative law.

Practice head(s):

Shmuel Lechner

Other key lawyers:

Erez Sapir; Sarit Hauschner-Raphael; Adi Ben Enosh


‘Shmuel Lechner is a well-known figure in the real estate legal sphere in Israel. The partners beneath him are very independent and capable. Adi Ben Enosh is a great lawyer, with the correct blend of knowledge, negotiation capabilities, the right temper and diligence.’

‘I have received professional, comprehensive, and in-depth assistance from the team pertaining to the internal operations of the company, the development of internal regulations, and a wide range of issues within the realms of real estate, planning, and construction.’

‘A good team headed by Shmuel Lechner, comprised of good partners that compliment each other. ’

‘I regularly work with Shmuel Lechner. Our collaboration has been exceptionally fruitful; he is an incredibly professional lawyer with extensive knowledge and experience in the field. He is exceptionally service-oriented, detail-oriented, familiar with key industry players, and possesses a business-mindset.’

Key clients

Mivne Real Estate


Carasso Nadlan

Ofer Investments

Gazit Globe

Gabay Group

Katav Group


Rami Dunietz


Yaacobi Universal

Ezra & Bitzaron

Ram Mugrabi Arditi

Etgar Nadlan In collaboration with Property and Building Corp.




Netivim Darom

Yakuel Project Company

Builders & Contractors Organization Tel Aviv

Amirey Zichron Yaacov

Saliah-Rothschild Group



ZHG Group


Sufrin Weiss



ISR – Israel Canada

Israel > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Counting corporate entities, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals among its key roster of clients, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. acts for creditors in insolvency proceedings, with additional expertise in restructurings, bankruptcies, receiverships and liquidations. Alona Baumgarten, who is praised for her ‘extensive experience in the field of insolvency’, leads the team and serves as a court appointed liquidator, receiver or trustee in stay of proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Alona Baumgarten


‘Alona Baumgarten has extensive experience in the field of insolvency. Her ability to find quick solutions to solving problems in insolvency cases is extraordinary.’

Key clients

Globus Max

Tanus Construction and Development

Bank Hapoalim

Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Limited.

Union Bank

Na’ot Ha’Pisga, Modi’in Ilit Ltd.

Leadcom Integrated Solutions Limited.

Saba Habib Olive Oil Ltd.

Mercantile Discount Bank

Israel Discount Bank

Innovative Patents and Tisteron Ltd

Mordechai Binyamin and Sons Earthworks (1993) Ltd.


Shtula Metal-G.

The AMI Project Initiatives Group Ltd.


Registrar of Fellowship Societies

M.R.A Pharm and Hassan Khalaila

Mazada Refael Tours


ARD Aviv Holdings

Shachaf Security

Bone HaZafon

Unet Credit Finance Services




Israel > Infrastructure Tier 4

In April 2022, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. turbocharged its infrastructure practice with the hire of Nadia Davidzon from Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary. Davidzon’s arrival has seen the team add 17 new clients to its roster over the past year, including major construction groups, energy players, technology companies and investors. The growing department has been particularly active in the energy, transport and water spheres of late.

Practice head(s):

Nadia Davidzon


‘Deep knowledge of the business processes in the field.’

‘Lawyers are smart, patient, very dedicated and detail-oriented.’

Key clients

Hangzhou Jinjiang Group Co

El-Mor Electric Installation & Services (1986)

Ford Municipal Systems


IBI Group

Green Stream

Construcciones Y Auxiliar De Ferrocarriles

Caf Investment Projects


Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering

Noy 3 Infrastructure And Energy Investments

Bynet Computers Communication

Ham-Let (a public company recently acquired by the American UCT)

Zing Energy

KT-Kinetics Technology

Dan Public Transportation

EV Meter

Mashav Energy

Macquarie Group



Minrav Engineering & Building

Lesico Group

Oron Holdings

Enel Group

EDF Renewables Israel

Hangzhou Jinjiang Group Co

Israel > Telecoms and media

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. added several lawyers to its telecoms practice on the back of its 2022 tie-up with Lamay Sider Rahat Tsiddon Fink, Advocates & Notaries. Among the new arrivals, media and telecoms head Ori Rahat is noted for work at the intersection of telecoms and technology law.

Country: Israel

Senior Partner: Sharon A Amir

Managing Partner: Tal S Eliasaf

Number of partners: 86

Number of lawyers: 239


Firm Overview

Naschitz Brandes Amir is a leading full-service law firm renowned for its comprehensive legal and professional services covering a wide range of commercial and civil law areas. With a wealth of experience and expertise, the firm specializes in diverse legal fields, including M&A, high-tech and capital markets, commercial and civil litigation, real estate, tort and insurance, and labor law. In addition, Naschitz Brandes Amir offers specialized legal services in competition and antitrust law, administrative law, tax, intellectual property and patent drafting, energy, infrastructure and financing, privacy and cybersecurity, class actions, kibbutzim and cooperative societies, insolvency, communication and media, environmental law, white-collar crime, medical cannabis, and other relevant areas of law.

The firm serves a broad client base comprising both domestic and international private and public companies, multinational corporations, entrepreneurs, established and growing technology firms, private equity funds, venture capital funds, private investors, institutional investors, and government organizations.

Naschitz Brandes Amir has consistently received high rankings from esteemed international ranking guides such as Chambers Global, Legal 500, and IFLR 1000, solidifying its position as a premier law firm. In recognition of its outstanding performance in the M&A field, the firm was bestowed with the title of “M&A Legal Advisor of the Year” by the MergerMarket research institute in both 2015 and 2018. Naschitz Brandes Amir continues to maintain its position as a leading firm in the Israeli M&A landscape. Asian Legal Business at Thomson Reuters also recognized the firm as the “Israeli Firm of the Year” in 2021. Furthermore, the firm consistently receives accolades from Israeli ranking guides for its expertise and leadership in various practice areas.

In addition to its professional accomplishments, Naschitz Brandes Amir is committed to corporate social responsibility. The firm actively partners with organizations and individuals to provide pro bono legal support and community aid. This includes offering professional assistance to associations and non-profit organizations, as well as participating in voluntary social activities. To learn more, visit .


Main Areas of Practice

Corporate & M&A: Naschitz Brandes Amir advises on complex transactions involving cross-border aspects of local and international transactions across a wide variety of fields and industries. The firm supports all players in public and private transactions in the Israeli investment arena.

Capital Markets: Naschitz Brandes Amir’s capital markets practice provides legal guidance to both international and local companies. The firm assists Israeli issuers, shareholders, foreign investment bankers, and underwriters in securities issuances across different stock exchanges such as NASDAQ, NYSE, LSE, and TASE, including secondary issuances and corporate governance matters. The firm also provides continuous regulatory advice to Israeli companies trading in both the US and Europe, and companies trading in both the US and Israel. The firm has been involved in some of the largest Israeli transactions.

High-Tech and Venture Capital: Naschitz Brandes Amir has a well-established reputation among founders, entrepreneurs, innovative technology companies, and start-ups, as well as angel and venture capital funds, corporate strategic investors, and other institutional investors. The firm offers innovative solutions for established and developing companies in various fields, including venture capital, public offerings, M&A, strategic relationships, IP, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and commercial and labour laws.

Commercial Litigation: Naschitz Brandes Amir has extensive experience and knowledge in commercial and civil litigation. The firm handles cases involving corporate aspects, securities, antitrust, class actions, labour law, administrative litigation, real estate, white-collar crime, IP, and more. The firm has represented some of the largest entities in the Israeli economy in significant cases, including lawsuits amounting to billions of shekels. The firm has represented both local and multinational clients in complex international commercial disputes before all judicial courts in Israel and abroad, including the Supreme Court, as well as in arbitrations and mediations.

Real Estate: Naschitz Brandes Amir specializes in providing ongoing, multidisciplinary support for real estate projects of all types and scopes. The firm advises and represents a diverse range of parties involved in real estate transactions, including entrepreneurs, government companies, contractors, parties in the agricultural sector, private clients, and financial institutions.

Torts and Insurance: Naschitz Brandes Amir has extensive expertise in a wide range of issues related to torts and insurance. The firm handles cases involving large-scale property claims, product liability, environmental torts (toxic torts), medical malpractice, professional negligence, tort claims in the field of maritime and aviation law, personal injury, and mass tort claims. The firm has handled suits related to some of the largest disasters in Israel and represents insurance companies, re-insurers, and international insurance companies.


Department Name Email Telephone
M&A and corporate Sharon Amir
M&A and corporate Yoav Razin
M&A and corporate Tuvia Geffen
M&A and corporate Arnon Samburski
M&A and corporate Asher Assis
M&A and corporate Einat Rosu
M&A and corporate Tal Eliasaf
M&A and corporate Idan Lidor
M&A and corporate Shai Dill
M&A and corporate Meital Zimberg Lederman
M&A and corporate Ido Erlich
M&A and corporate Uri Eger
M&A and corporate Omer Novinsky
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Sharon Amir
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Gil Brandes
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Dalit Ben-Israel
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Noga Devecseri Spira
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Jonathan Feuchtwanger
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Tuvia Geffen
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Arnon Samburski
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Asher Assis
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Einat Rosu
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Tal Eliasaf
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Idan Lidor
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Shai Dill
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Inbar Mishory-Bartal
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Daniella Ben Shalom
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Anat Igner
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Ido Erlich
Hi-tech, start-ups and venture capital Itay Deutsch
Dispute resolution Azriel Rotman
Dispute resolution Shimon Chertow
Dispute resolution Yaron Horovitz
Dispute resolution Yoav Razin
Dispute resolution Tamar Kareth
Dispute resolution Gil Atar
Dispute resolution Neta Heichal
Dispute resolution Moshe Elya
Dispute resolution Shay Cohen
Dispute resolution Yaron Rossman
Dispute resolution Orli Naschitz
Dispute resolution Oren Maor
Dispute resolution Amit Mor
Dispute resolution Noa Feit
Dispute resolution Shay Tzfoni
Dispute resolution Chen Efrati
Insurance Azriel Rotman
Insurance Shimon Chertow
Insurance Tamar Kareth
Insurance Gil Atar
Insurance Neta Heichal
Insurance Shay Cohen
Insurance Orli Naschitz
Real estate Shmuel Lechner
Real estate Pnina Broder Manor
Real estate Moshe Elya
Real estate Shira Ozik
Real estate Sarit Hauschner
Real estate Lior Goldberg
Real estate Erez Sapir
Capital markets Tuvia Geffen
Capital markets Jonathan Feuchtwanger
Capital markets Roi Turgheman
Banking and finance Sharon Amir
Banking and finance Pnina Broder Manor
Banking and finance Tuvia Geffen
Banking and finance Sharon Lubezky
Private equity Sharon Amir
Private equity Gil Brandes
Private equity Einat Rosu
Private equity Idan Lidor
Competition Yoav Razin
Competition Golan Kaneti
Shipping and transport Ilan Winder
Shipping and transport Orli Naschits
Shipping and transport Merau Nur
Labour law Pnina Broder Manor
Labour law Yaron Rossman
Labour law Tommy Manor
Labour law Ilan Winder
Labour law Michal Zohar
Bankruptcy and insolvency Alona Baumgarten
Photo Name Position Profile
Sharon  Amir photo Advocate Sharon Amir Sharon Amir, Name Partner and Head of M&A Practice at Naschitz Brandes…
Asher  Assis photo Advocate Asher Assis Asher Assis is a highly regarded lawyer in the Israeli hi-tech community…
Gil Atar  photo Advocate Gil Atar Gil Atar is Head of Tort & Insurance Litigation and Sports Law…
Gil Brandes  photo Advocate Gil Brandes Gil Brandes is a highly experienced lawyer specializing in growth companies in…
Shay  Cohen photo Advocate Shay Cohen Shay Cohen, a partner in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice,…
Nadia  Davidzon  photo Advocate Nadia Davidzon Nadia Davidzon is a partner and head of the Infrastructure, Energy &…
Itay Deutsch photo Advocate Itay Deutsch Itay Deutsch is a partner in Naschitz Brandes Amir’s Tel-Aviv office, with…
Noga  Devecseri Spira photo Advocate Noga Devecseri Spira Noga Devecseri Spira is co-head of Naschitz Brandes Amir’s hi-tech practice. She…
Tal Eliasaf  photo Advocate Tal Eliasaf Tal Eliasaf is the Managing Partner of Naschitz Brandes Amir and a…
Tuvia  Geffen  photo Advocate Tuvia Geffen Tuvia Geffen is head of the international capital markets practice at Naschitz…
Neta Heichal-Yassur photo Advocate Neta Heichal-Yassur Neta Heichal-Yassur specializes primarily in property insurance claims, including loss of profits,…
Anat Igner photo Advocate Anat Igner Anat Igner is a partner in the corporate group of Naschitz Brandes…
Shmuel Lechner photo Advocate Shmuel Lechner Shmuel Lechner, head of Naschitz Brandes Amir’s Real Estate Practice and a…
Ram  Pardes  photo Advocate Ram Pardes Ram Pardes is a partner in the Tel-Aviv office of Naschitz Brandes…
Assaf Ratzon photo Advocate Assaf Ratzon Assaf Ratzon is a partner in the Tel-Aviv office of Naschitz Brandes…
Arnon  Samburski photo Advocate Arnon Samburski Partner Arnon Samburski is a Hi-Tech Practice lead and a member of…
Roi  Turgheman photo Advocate Roi Turgheman Roi Turgheman is a partner in the Tel-Aviv office of Naschitz Brandes…
Ilan  Winder  photo Advocate Ilan Winder Ilan Winder is a highly skilled legal professional specializing in aviation, labor…
Meital  Zimberg-Lederman  photo Advocate Meital Zimberg-Lederman Meital Lederman is a highly regarded lawyer with a strong reputation in…
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