Adv Yakov Kohl > ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co > Jerusalem, Israel > Lawyer Profile

ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co
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Work Department

Corporate and Commercial Transactions; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Labor Law; Non-profits; Tenders.




Adv. Yakov Kohl practices in a wide variety of commercial and corporate fields, including handling complex litigation and representation before the civil and labor courts. Adv. Kohl is involved in representation of and provision of legal counsel to companies, non-profit entities, and public organizations.

Adv. Kohl provides legal counsel to a national infrastructure company in relation to their international tenders and procurement.

Adv. Kohl represented, together with other attorneys in the firm, the United States of America in a labor law claim, in which a precedential judgment was given by the National Labor Court regarding the immunity of a foreign state in certain circumstances from claims by employees (Labor Appeal 1127-10-14 United States of America vs. Andreh Bahbah (8.1.2016, published in Nevo)).

He studied law and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. While in law school he spent a semester at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. and interned at Epstein & Weil in New York. Yakov immigrated to Israel from Canada in 2001.

Yakov joined our legal team after completing his internship at the firm.


English, Hebrew.


Israel Bar Association, 2011.


Hebrew University of Jerusalem, LL.B., 2011, cum Laude, Law and Philosophy.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

ES Shimron, I Molho, Persky & Co’s ‘experienced and professional’ team has deep expertise in handling M&A transactions and investment rounds for clients in the medical devices and software fields. The head, Shai Ganor, specialises in corporate law, with an emphasis on hi-tech and venture capital elements, while Dov Abramovitz routinely advises companies on complex commercial transactions and M&A. Rachel Shay focuses on private equity financings, with Shira Schlaff and Yakov Kohl  also noted.