Mr Gilad Porat > Berkman & Co > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Berkman & Co
TEL AVIV 6702101
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Adv. Porat represents individuals and companies in a broad array of complex commercial disputes in all the courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings, in all the civil and commercial litigation channels, including in matters of corporate law, contract law, intellectual property law, insolvency law, and class actions.

Adv. Porat also deals with international disputes. He has amassed extensive experience in representation of foreign clients (from the United States, Europe, Russia, Japan and elsewhere) in legal proceedings in Israel, and in advising Israeli clients conducting (or who may need to conduct) legal proceedings abroad, all the while maintaining close contact with their foreign attorneys.

Adv. Porat frequently represents corporations, shareholders and officers in corporate control conflicts and other legal disputes in the field of corporate law. As part of this practice area, Adv. Porat advises companies from all sectors of the business world, including high-tech companies and start-up companies, in the various stages of disputes and legal proceedings.

Alongside all the above, Adv. Porat advises clients in the early stages of disagreements, even before a full-blown dispute erupts, with the objective of preventing such dispute and thereby avoiding the need for legal proceedings by formulating creative legal and business solutions.


Hebrew; English.


Member of Israel Bar Association.


Holds an LLB cum laude from Tel Aviv University.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)

Berkman & Co’s firm-wide focus on dispute resolution pays dividends in a steadfast client list that includes names the boutique has been advising for decades, including Pelephone Communications. The team handles a significant volume of class and derivative actions, with notable expertise in telecoms, financial services, consumer protection and securities, among others. Firm founder Ron Berkman has a pioneering record in class actions and anchors a group that also includes experienced litigators Nachum Kubovsky and Gilad Porat.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration

A dispute resolution boutique, Berkman & Co stands out for its ‘thorough and determined team’. The firm’s exclusive focus on contentious work pays dividends in a broad case list that encompasses commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, class and derivative actions, and arbitration and mediation proceedings, among other work. Founding partner Ron Berkman is a key contact for complex cases and co-heads the department together with administrative law specialist Nachum Kubovsky and Gilad Porat, who brings to the table significant expertise in international disputes. The group also draws on Elad Chen, Yair Leder and Roy Berkman — all of whom handle civil and commercial litigation.