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Boaz Ben Zur & Co. is one of Israel’s prominent litigation firms and is consistently ranked at the top of the professional ratings. The firm, founded by Boaz Ben Zur, is known for its distinguished specialisation in litigation in a range of legal areas. The firm represents leading entities in Israel’s economy in unique large and complex cases, and has an exceptional reputation in representing clients. The firm represents clients in litigation in all legal forums, as well as in arbitration and mediation procedures, national commissions of enquiry, and military and disciplinary courts. The firm’s cases are managed by a team spearheaded by Boaz Ben Zur. The advocates of Boaz Ben Zur & Co. are experienced jurists, graduates (with honours) of the country’s leading educational institutions and law firms.

Adv Ben Zur, head of the firm, began his legal career at S. Horowitz & Co. in 1987 and later joined J. Weinroth & Co. – one of Israel’s leading litigation firms – where he was a senior partner for 15 years. In 2005 Adv Ben Zur established the firm. Since its establishment, the firm has gained an excellent professional reputation and has been involved in multiple high-profile cases. Its dedicated attorneys closely accompany its clients, providing them with immediate response, assistance in building a unique strategy and finding sophisticated and creative solutions. The firm accompanies its clients through legal and business conflicts, alongside ongoing consultation for proper conduct in order to avoid unnecessary litigation. Its goal is to find and create the optimal legal solution for each client, while understanding their specific needs and, at the same time, carefully assessing the risks and complications entailed in each situation, aiming always for the optimal outcome.

Areas of practice

Complex commercial litigation: the firm handles complex cases and arbitration proceedings in a variety of fields: business and commercial disputes, control struggles in companies, shareholder disputes, investor suits in the capital markets, representation of defendants in class actions, representation in derivative suits, banking and insurance cases, complex real estate cases, dissolutions of attorney and accountant partnerships.

White-collar: representation of senior defendants, public figures and executives in public service in white-collar cases, from counselling during investigations and hearings, to conducting the defence and obtaining precedents. The firm also has experience in appearing before national committees of enquiry, and representing clients in classified cases.

Litigation in the insurance sector: Mr Ben Zur has unique expertise and familiarity with insurance law and was active in formulating the regulatory pension arrangements in Israel. Most of the large insurance companies in Israel are represented by the firm in a large number of complex commercial disputes, large-scale arbitrations and class actions, and in regulatory matters in the Ministry of Finance.

Litigation in administrative and constitutional law: the firm represents various entities in a range of procedures in administrative and constitutional law before the High Court of Justice, and in procedures which are administered by the State Comptroller of Israel. The firm also specialises in the election laws and political party laws, and providing legal counsel to senior politicians during election procedures.

Class actions: the firm defends large entities in derivative actions. The firm represents, inter alia, large insurance companies in a number of class actions in the field of pension and insurance. It also represents defendants in class actions in the consumer field, and in the field of capital markets.

Litigation in labour law: the firm represents leading workers’ organisations and unions including in collective disputes. The firm also represents employees and employers in hearings and claims regarding labour relations, and disciplinary proceedings of state employees before the Civil Service Commissioner.

Libel law: representing public figures and senior media personalities in unique libel suits.

Activities for the community: the firm voluntarily represented the workers foreign voluntary association, ‘Kav LaOved’ and the Movement for Freedom of Information. Adv Boaz ben Zur is also a member of the False Convictions Forum led and organised by the Israel public defender office.

ContactsBoaz Ben Zur
Hagai Halevy
Keren Shemesh
Dikla Sirkis
Elad Peleg
Tomer Shikarchy
Avraham Avrahamof


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Above material supplied by Boaz Ben Zur & Co. Law office.

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