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ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co
TEL AVIV 64739

Israel > Telecoms and media Tier 2

Striking a a balance between telecoms and media work, ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Conever compromises on the efforts needed to produce the best results’. On the telecoms side, the group enjoys a particularly fruitful relationship with Cellcom, which includes advising on its international roaming agreements with foreign operators. Key media clients include Channel 9 and CNN. Dov Abramowitz is a high-profile specialist in communications regulation and heads a department that also includes Shira Schlaff, who is noted for corporate and commercial matters.

Practice head(s):

Dov Abramowitz

Other key lawyers:

Shira Schlaff; Rachel Shay; Hila Daniel; Ofek Bruck; Alexander Levintant


‘The partner we deal with is exceptional with experience and knowledge in the field and provided us with efficient services that all my clients thank me for.’

‘A friendly and influential team.’

‘An excellent team, with a variety of lines of expertise. Lawyers are highly experienced, available when needed, and friendly and modest.’

‘A remarkable group of highly experienced professionals in a variety of fields. The team is always available when needed, and never compromises on the efforts needed to produce the best results.’

‘I started working with the firm a decade ago and I have sought its assistance twice. In both cases I was given advice by Dov Abramowitz. He did superb work. He got deep into the essence of of each case, although the subject matter of each was not within the scope of his field of specialization.’

Key clients

Cellcom Israel

Cellcom Fixed Line Communications

Golan Telecom


Pelephone Communications

Channel 9


The Israeli Shopping Channel

Noorcom Communications

NMC United

Nextcom Group

Backbox Software

Stream IL


Alpine Quantum Technologies

Vela Digital Media

Work highlights

  • Advising Cellcom Group on various issues, including all roaming agreements, international capacity and bilateral agreements with foreign operators, and content and technology acquisitions for its Cellcom TV streaming services.
  • Advising Webbing on international regulation concerning limitations on permanent roaming, virtual SIM devices with interchangeable profiles, territorial restrictions regarding the location of data storage, and more.
  • Representing a group of independent television channels (including i24, Channel 9, Shopping Channel and, to a lesser extent, the Music Channel) before the Ministry of Communications on the contemplated reform and liberalisation of the audio-visual services market.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 3

Exhibiting strong activity in the life sciences and agri-tech fields, ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co handles a significant volume of commercial work on behalf of start-ups, including advising on development agreements, licensing transactions, and clinical trials, among other issues. The team is also equipped to advise on company formation, funding rounds and corporate transactions. Practice head Shai Ganor specialises in VC and M&A work, while Dov Abramovitz is noted for his commercial and regulatory expertise. Also noted are Rachel ShayYakov Kohl and Shira Schlaff.

Practice head(s):

Shai Ganor

Other key lawyers:

Dov Abramowitz; Rachel Shay; Shira Schlaff; Yakov Kohl; Ofek Bruck; Alexander Levintant; David Shimron


‘We had a very pleasant experience working with ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co. The practice stood out for the personal engagement, and highly experienced partners that walked us through our first capital-raising process.’

‘We valued the availability and professionalism of the partners and associates we worked with, particularly David Shimron and Ofek Bruck.’

‘The hallmark of SMP lies not just in their legal prowess, but predominantly in their unwavering dedication to client care and service. While many firms can navigate the legal complexities, it stands out in its genuine commitment to treating start-ups not as mere clients, but as partners.’

‘The individuals truly set the firm apart. We had the pleasure of working with David Shimron and Ofek Bruk, whom carry a blend of profound legal expertise and an authentic human touch. Their approach isn’t just transactional; they immerse themselves in our vision and become an integral part of our journey.’

Key clients


Bend It Technologies

Alma Therapeutics

Endoron Medical

Migal Galilee Research Institute


LycoRed Group of Companies

Cellcom Israel


Yossi Gross

Amir Gross

Quality In Flow

Backbox Software


Triple P Training and Consulting


Voye Global Connectivity

Ag Bio Pro

Alpine Quantum Technologies

Work highlights

  • Advised N-Drip on its latest capital raising rounds in 2023, with closings in excess of $45m, including conversion of a SAFE round for $11m.
  • Advised Endoron Medical on its capital raising round for approximately $8m, and on multiple transactions in connection with clinical trials.
  • Advised Migal Galilee Research Institute on multiple research and licensing agreements between the commercial arm of Migal Galilee Research Institute and various start-up companies, for the licensing of technologies developed by Migal researchers to such companies.

Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 5

Arguably best known for for its record in administrative law, including constitutional litigation, ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co also represents a broad range of companies, government entities and individuals in civil and commercial disputes. Michael Rabello, who specialises in constitutional and administrative law, co-heads the group alongside David Shimron.

Practice head(s):

David Shimron; Michael Rabello

Other key lawyers:

Isaac Molho; Shai Ganor; Roman Kogan; Ofek Bruck; Yitzchak Goldstein


‘A highly professional and service-oriented team, with a strong approach. Lawyers are honest and modest.’

‘Lawyers maintain very good collaboration and display patience and openness to hear our needs. Very professional.’

‘Yitzchak Goldstein and Shai Ganor are very professional, personal, and straightforward.’

‘ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co is a prestige law firm in Israel. It has a unique combination of litigation practice, business understanding, and experience.’

‘The lawyers in ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co have class and integrity, but they play hard and aggressive in court.’

‘The practice is of small-to-medium size, and as such, lawyers are able to provide a high-level client relationship and interaction. In general, there is a strong emphasis on attention to detail, obtaining a deep understanding of the given subject matter, and acting in an ethical and fair manner. ’

‘Our main interaction was with Shai Ganor and Yitzchak Goldstein. We found both to be of high intellect, with forensic attention to detail and a high work ethic. They were able to take on large tasks and attempted to reduce risks through thorough research and studying the subject matter.’

Key clients

The State of Israel, Ministry of Justice

Likud Political Party; Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Lexan Israel

The Salesians of Don Bosco

Old Knesset House

The United States Government

Heftziba Group

Karta Central Jerusalem Development Company

MIGAL – Galilee Research Institute

Yad Vashem

Azorim Construction (1965)

Cellcom Israel

Gal Emerald Group

Tafnit Construction Management

Ashra – The Israeli Foreign Trade Risks Insurance Corporate

Golan Telecom

Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s; CFC Underwriting

Channel 9

The Shopping Channel

UJA New York Federation

Mr. Shalom Maidenbaum

Mr. Guy Naggar

Adv. Itamar Biton

Work highlights

  • Represented the Likud Party and MK Amihai Shikli in an election appeal to the Supreme Court, against the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee Chairman’s decision.
  • Represented the previous owners of Lexan Israel (the owner of the Princess Hotel in Eilat) in an appeal in the Supreme Court of Israel in a breach of contract claim against Bank Hapoalim and the Isrotel hotel chain.
  • Represented the Old Knesset House in civil litigation against the State of Israel seeking compensation of NIS150m for the expropriation of the client’s property.

S. Shimron, I. Molho, Persky & Co is a prestigious full-service law firm committed to delivering quality, personalized services to its clients at the highest level. The firm aims to nurture strong client relationships and to address the particular business needs and objectives of each client in the most efficient manner.

Founded in 1953, the firm is one of Israel’s oldest and most prestigious law establishments. The firm has offices in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and services local and international clients in all core areas of civil and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, liquidation, litigation and dispute resolution, and intellectual property (IP).  Beyond its expertise in these general fields, the firm has particularly excelled in such sub-specialities as telecoms and media, insolvency, hi-tech and venture capital transactional work, insurance law and real estate.

The firm is renowned for its integrity, quality, creativity and experience. Its highly respected legal team includes outstanding lawyers in all of the firm’s practice areas and sectors of industry expertise and includes lawyers trained in the UK, USA and Australia. The legal team is dedicated to achieving the optimal results for the firm’s clients, as well as providing them with the best possible level of service and professionalism.

Department Name Email Telephone
Telecoms and Media Dov Abramowitz
Liquidation, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Isaac Molho
Hi-Tech, Venture Capital and Technology Shai Ganor
Corporate and Commercial Rachel Shay
Corporate and Commercial Shai Ganor
Intellectual Property Yitzchak Goldstein
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Michael Rabello
Real Estate Orrin Persky
Real Estate David N. Shimron
Energy and Infrastructure David N. Shimron
Labour Eli Avrech
Government Authorities David N. Shimron
Charitable Organizations Rachel Shay
Banking Shai Ganor
Wills, Trusts and Estates Orrin Persky
Photo Name Position Profile
Tehilla Brown photo Adv Tehilla Brown Associate.
Number of lawyers : 23
Contact : Orrin Persky (Senior Partner)