Advocate Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky > M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries
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Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky is one of the senior partners at M. Firon & Co., heading the firm’s infrastructure, projects and real estate departments. Tamar is one of Israel’s most prominent and valued infrastructure and projects attorneys, as well as a pioneer in the PPP (Public-Private Partnerships) arena. Over the years, she has accrued unparalleled experience in advising on complex infrastructure projects, including PPPs, BOTs and PFIs, pertaining to the establishment of light rails, subways, ports, roads and more. A trusted attorney of some of Israel’s leading enterprises, Tamar handles infrastructure projects throughout their entire lifespan, starting with applying for a public tender or preparing the tender on behalf of its initiator, through financing the project and to its onsite execution. She has a special expertise in financing PPP projects, having represented her clients in intricate transactions involving banks and other financial entities. Furthermore, Tamar is an expert real estate attorney, representing Israel’s top contractors and construction companies. Over the past several years, she has advised on large scale residential and commercial real estate projects, in addition to varied public-sector projects involving complex real estate and land aspects. Her list of clients includes Israeli as well as foreign publicly traded companies, who benefit from superior legal and business advice on their local and worldwide real estate projects. Having been extremely active at the forefront of the real estate and infrastructure sectors in Israel for many years, Tamar also possesses considerable expertise in project finance. She advises a wide range of financial bodies, including Israel’s largest banks, in project financing transactions, while leveraging her vast hands-on experience and her capacity for risk assessment of each project. Likewise, Tamar represents Israeli and foreign investors in real estate and projects, supporting their business activities in Israel and around the world.


Hebrew and English.


Israel Bar Association, 1991.


LL.B., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1989.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Banking and finance

A number of prominent banking and financial clients, including lenders and borrowers, routinely turn to M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries for its knowledge of regulatory work. On the transactional side, the team focuses on infrastructure and real estate financings, with firm head Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky regularly acting for lenders and project developers on complex infrastructure and real estate projects. The team also includes Ronen Maor, who is a specialist in financing transactions, and Oded Ofek, who is chair of the capital markets and financial services department.

Israel > Infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

Tamar Firon-SmorodinskyM. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries impresses sources with its ability to ‘navigate complex legal landscapes with ease’. A strong choice to advise major construction companies on infrastructure projects, including Ashtrom Group, Shikun & Binui and Shapir, the team also acts for lenders, public-sector entities and other key stakeholders. High-profile sector specialist Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky heads the real estate, infrastructure and project finance departments and maintains a diverse projects practice. The group also draws on infrastructure and project finance partners Timor Pesso and Sivan Atias.

Israel > Transport

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries’s transport work is closely aligned with its infrastructure offering, with the team primarily active in representing construction groups and transport companies in project tenders and development. The group also has significant experience in the aviation and public bus spheres. Real estate, infrastructure and project finance head, Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky, steers the practice.

Israel > Energy

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries handles a significant volume of work related to energy projects, including tenders, financing and development. The group acts for the full range of market participants, including lenders, sponsors and investors, with growing experience in cross-border mandates. Key contacts include Tamar Firon-Smorodinsky, who heads the real estate, infrastructure and project finance departments and ‘masters the commercial issues as well as the legal issues’; and infrastructure and project finance partner Timor Pesso.