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Alter Attorneys at Law
TEL AVIV 64733

Israel > Tax Tier 3

Highly knowledgeable and professional‘, Alter Attorneys at Law‘s tax team strikes the right note with clients due to its lawyers' ability to ‘deliver 100% on their promises‘. The comprehensive practice covers the waterfront on tax matters, with a focus on international tax, multi-jurisdictional M&A, voluntary disclosure, real estate tax and litigation. Managing partner Anat Tenne is singled out for her knowledge of international tax systems, and Amichai Pery also has a strong international dimension to his practice.

Practice head(s):

Anat Tenne; Amichai Pery


‘All the partners are skilled professionals and highly credible. They deliver 100% on their promises.’

‘They’re dedicated to their clients and go out of their way to provide a personal and professional service.’

They’re responsive, highly knowledgeable and professional. They’re determined to achieve the client’s objects and form a tight-knit team, putting the client’s needs first.’

‘We have dealt mainly with Anat Tenne. She is very experienced and has a good knowledge of the law and practice in various other countries, which is indispensable for international matters and invaluable in working out cost-effective strategies.’

‘They are excellent.’

Key clients

Siemens Group


GEA Group

Baker & Mckenzie

World Tax Service

Bank Hapoalim


Ofer Brothers Group


Amot Investments Limited

Work highlights

  • Represented PRS Mediterranean in a case against the state of Israel following its refusal to pay war compensation.
  • Represented a consortium comprised of Ramat Hovav Power Plant Limited Partnership, Edeltech and Shikun & Binui on the purchase of a power plant in Israel.

The firm: Alter Attorneys exclusively handles tax law. It is owned by six partners who have been part of the firm since it was founded in 1990. The firm is listed today and has been for many years as one of the top Israeli tax firms by international and Israeli rating agencies. It provides tax consultancy to Israeli and foreign clients and specialises in legal representation before Israeli authorities and courts in areas including: income tax, international tax, voluntary disclosure, VAT, corporate tax, real estate and trusts. The firm has a proven record in approvals for tax postponements and reductions and Supreme Court precedent tax rulings.

Areas of practice
Anat Tenne, Adv. (CPA) – senior and managing partner: LLB and Accounting, cum laude, from the Tel Aviv University). Adv. Tenne specialises in all tax areas. Considered one of Israel’s leading tax experts, Adv. Tenne has successfully handled hundreds of transactions and tax matters before the various tax authorities. She has successfully achieved tax arrangements, minimising tax liabilities, while guaranteeing finalisation of proceedings. In the last few years, Adv. Tenne has been involved mainly in capital settlements, trusts, international taxation, activity-sales and in the settlement of conflicts with the tax authorities. Adv Tenne previously held positions with the Israeli tax authority, and lectures in front of various forums in tax matters and publishes professional articles and responses in ta matters in the written media.

Amichai Pery, Adv. (accounting) – senior partner: : LLB and acounting, cum laude from the Tel Aviv University. Adv Pery specialises in international taxation and income tax, with an emphasis on employee incentive taxation (options, stock, phantom, plans, etc). Adv. Pery planned, established and accompanied hundred of tax shelters, of both individuals and corporations, including handling and regulating such activities before the tax authorities. Adv. Pery specialises in reporting and regulating foreign income of individuals, trusts, foreign tax shelters as well as in counselling new immigrants and returning residents. Adv. Pery has practical experience in accompanying overseas activities, including before foreign tax authorities, with an emphasis on US taxation. Adv. Pery is a combat pilot in the Israeli Air Force (reserve duty).

Nir Horenstein, Adv. (accountant) – partner: LLB & accounting from the Tel Aviv University,cum laude, LLM & MBA summa cum laude from the Tel Aviv University. Adv. Horenstein specializes in real estate taxation, VAT, income tax and court litigation. Adv. Horenstein is the co-author of the books The Reform in Real Estate Taxation and of The Reform in Israeli Tax and writes a weekly column on real estate taxation matters in the financial newspaper Globes. Nowadays, Adv. Horenstein represents individuals and corporations, municipalities and serves as Israeli counsel to international tax firms.

Udi Shostak, Adv. (Economics) – Partner – LL.B and Economics, Cum Laude, from Tel Aviv University. Previously served as a teaching assistant at Tel Aviv University and Ramat Gan College. Author of numerous journalistic and professional articles. Specializes in international taxation, multinational tax shelters, accompanying Israeli’s operating in Africa, trust arrangements and oversea funds, taxation of online sales, option and controlling shareholder’s taxation, with a specific specialty in mergers, divestitures and Value Added tax issues.

Helena Ben-Baruch, Adv. (accountant) – partner: LLB and accounting, cum laude , from the Tel Aviv University. Adv. Ben-Baruch specializes in capital market taxation, trust taxation, international taxation, and mergers and divisions. She is the co-author of the Capital Market Taxation Book and regularly writes professional articles on various tax matters. Adv. Ben-Baruch provides tax consult to some of the biggest players in the Israeli market, including to banks, investment companies, insurance companies, trust funds, venture capital funds and real estate development companies. A partner to precedential tax arrangements in the field of corporate structure alteration, employee stock options, taxation income derived from securities, foreign income taxation, capital gains taxation (resulting from corporate sales), foreign resident and returning resident taxation.

Shlomi Regev, Adv. (accountant) – Partner: LLB and accounting, cum laude from the Tel Aviv University. Adv. Regev specializes in international taxation, tax shelters, tax treaties, accompanying and directing cases before foreign tax authorities, employee benefit taxation, trust taxation, foreign resident taxation and new immigrant/returning resident taxation. A partner to the achievement of approvals and precedential arrangements in the field of international taxation, employee incentives and controlling shareholders taxation, foreign and returning resident taxation, foreign corporate taxation and more. Adv. Regev provides consultation to both Israeli and multinational corporations with respect to Israeli and foreign tax issues (with a special emphasis on US taxation).

International taxation Amichai Pery
International taxation Shlomi Regev
Income tax Anat Tenne
Income tax Amichai Pery
Corporate and individual taxation Anat Tenne
Corporate and individual taxation Amichai Pery
VAT Nir Horenstein
VAT Udi Shostak
Employees compensation (stock options) Amichai Pery
Employees compensation (stock options) Shlomi Regev
Voluntary disclosure Anat Tenne
Voluntary disclosure Amichai Pery
Tax treaties Shlomi Regev
Tax treaties Amichai Pery
Tax rulings Amichai Pery
Tax rulings Anat Tenne
Real estate taxation Nir Horenstein
Real estate taxation Anat Tenne
Tax litigation Nir Horenstein
Tax litigation Anat Tenne
Taxation of trusts Helena Ben-Baruch
Taxation of trusts Anat Tenne
Tax havens Shlomi Regev
Tax havens Udi Shostak
Taxation of mergers and acquisitions Udi Shostak
Taxation of mergers and acquisitions Helena Ben-Baruch
Capital gains tax Anat Tenne
Capital gains tax Helena Ben-Baruch
Capital markets tax Helena Ben-Baruch
Encouragement legislation Anat Tenne
Encouragement legislation Udi Shostak
Number of lawyers : 12