Firm Profile > AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co > Bnei Brak, Israel

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co
CHAMPION TOWER, FLOORS 28, 39-40
30 SHESHET HAYAMIM RD
BNEI BRAK 5120261
Israel

Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, investigation and fraud Tier 2

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co's white-collar department specialises in corporate corruption and financial crimes in the private sector, where it is currently taking leading roles in two of the market's most significant bribery, money laundering, and corruption matters. The department is headed by Sharon Kohane, who joined the firm in 2017 from the taxation and economics department of the Tel Aviv District Attorney's office, and jointly chairs the Israeli Bar Association's anit-money laundering committee. Kohane is acting for Lev Leviev and LLD Diamonds in the so-called "black diamond affair", and is also acting for the CFO of Shikun & Binui in relation to its widely-publicised international bribery and money laundering case.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Kohane

Key clients

Lev Leviev and the LLD Diamonds Company

The Shikun & Binui Group

Moshe Goldman

The Albar Company

Netivei Israel

Leib Waldman

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL)

The College of Management Academic Studies

The CEO of Iska Tova

Planning and zoning Tier 2

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co acts for construction companies, infrastructure companies and private developers, among others, on all stages of planning and zoning, with particular expertise in municipal tax matters and a strong focus on urban renewal projects. Yacov Cohen handles litigation regarding planning and building, including before the various planning committees. He advised Aura Investments on an urban renewal and re-construction project covering 150,000 sqm of land across the city of Yahud. Amir Amar specialises in litigation regarding land claims, commercial disputes and administrative petitions in the planning space.

Practice head(s):

Amir Amar; Yacov Cohen

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Nesher Israeli Cement Factories Ltd.

Shapir Industries Ltd (formerly Shapir Engineering and Industry Ltd & Shapir Structures & Industries (2002) Ltd)

PHI Networks

Delek – The Israel Fuel Corporation

Tempo Group

Gindi Tower Tel Aviv Ltd

Aura Investments Ltd and its subsidiary: Aura Israel – Entrepreneurship and Investments Ltd.

Ono Academic College

Noble Energy Mediterranean Ltd.

Gindi Investments Ltd.

Azorim Building (1965) Ltd

AZORIM-INVESTMENT, DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD

Yossi Avrahami Civil Engineering Works Ltd.

Kavim – Public Transportation Ltd

Kesher Rent A Car Ltd

Haifa Port Company Ltd

David Lubinski Group Ltd

Ashtrom Group Ltd

Issta Group

Mindspace Ltd.

Lubinski Group

Adama Agan Ltd.

Makhteshim Agan

Paz Oil Company Ltd.

Israel National Gas Lines Company Ltd.

MX1 LTD

Real estate: urban renewal Tier 2

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co's practice predominantly acts for developers on urban renewal projects, where it advises on all aspects, including negotiations with tenants, financing and land registration. Omer Gadish handles evacuation and construction and NOP 38 projects, leveraging his wider expertise in residential and commercial real estate, banking and finance and land taxation. In one highlight, Gadish is advising Shapir Housing and Building on a demolition and reconstruction project involving 700 new units. Amir Amar is another key name.

Practice head(s):

Amir Amar; Omer Gadish; Ohad Duvdevany

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Gindi Investments Ltd.

Gindi Ramat Hashron (2012) Ltd.

Gindi Enterprise and Development ltd.

Gindi Tama 38 ltd.

Eshkol Housing Ltd.

Shapir Engineering and Manufacturing Ltd.

Grofit Civil Engineering and Public Works Ltd.

Saliah Rothschild Group

Tzamarot Ariel Ltd.

Emerald Enterprise Ltd.

Centrum Center Development Ltd.

Erco Holdings Ltd.

Aura Israel Development and Investments Ltd.

Telecoms and media Tier 2

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co predominantly acts for media and telecoms companies in privacy and data security matters, including disputes and class actions regarding Israeli and EU privacy law. Alongside this, the team handles libel and copyright proceedings and also assists with M&A involving telecoms and media companies. Eyal Roy Sage, who is 'exceptionally brilliant, sharp and knowledgeable', is qualified to practice in Israel, New York and England and Wales. He specialises in contentious and non-contentious privacy, intellectual property and antitrust matters.

Practice head(s):

Eyal Roy Sage

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Very experienced team with a wide coverage of disciplines and excellent availability.’

‘Eyal Roy Sage has shown great knowledge and experience in local and international data protection and privacy laws. In addition, he has shown extraordinarily deep knowledge in technology. Due to his ability to combine his legal and technical knowledge, in addition to his creative and practical thinking, Eyal provides the very best legal services.’

‘Sage is very experienced and knowledgable and fully understands clients’ needs. He adopts a collaborative approach to achieve the best possible outcome.’ 

‘Given his many qualities and extensive professional experience combining technology and law, Sage helps us deal with complex issues, in a professional, clear and practical way.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation

PHI

Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation

Partner Communications Company Ltd.

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.

CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD.

Israel Credit Cards Ltd.

Harel Insurance Company Ltd.

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Ltd.

Mayer Cars And Trucks Co.Ltd

Kesher Rent A Car Ltd. (HERTZ)

MALAM – TEAM LTD.

One of the Israeli’s biggest IT companies

Pelephone Communications Ltd.

L’Oréal Israël Ltd.

Noble Energy Mediterranean Ltd.

Merck & Co Inc

KPMG ISRAEL

Kavim Public Transportation LTD.

ORDA PRINT INDUSTRIES LTD.

Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions) Tier 3

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co has a standalone class actions team, which handles class actions defence for major Israeli corporates in the telecoms, real estate, transport, food and drink, and retail sectors. The practice group is also instructed by a number of multinational corporates such as Microsoft and Chi Mei Corporation, that latter of which the team is defending in a follow-on competition claim. Headed by Yaron Reiter, the team handles a huge variety of consumer class actions, and is developing particular expertise in claims involving data and privacy. Dana Amir and Yael Apple-Shoham are also active in the practice group.

Practice head(s):

Yaron Reiter

Testimonials

The team is very knowledgeable and professional. They quickly research and identify our legal arguments’ weaknesses and advise how to overcome them.

Yaron Reiter and Dana Amir have a no-nonsense attitude, and are very persuasive, both orally and in written arguments.

Key clients

Shufersal

Partner Communications Company

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Israel

Phoenix Insurance Company

Excellence Nessuah Gemel

Chi Mei Corporation

The Gindi Group

Studio C

M. Lasser

Bezeq International

Kavim Public Transportation

Auto Center

Teleclal Group

The Manufacturers Association of Israel

Kesher Rent A Car Ltd – (Hertz)

Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation

Pelephone Communications Company

012 Smile Telecom

ICP Finance

Be Drugstores

S.Shlomo Holdings

Trima Israel Pharmaceutical Products Maabarot

Of Yerushalaim Mehadrin

Red Meat Importing & Exporting Meat

Rami Shviro

Ono Academic College

Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 3

A full-service firm with strengths in a range of litigation and arbitration, AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co has been particularly standout in real estate, infrastructure and tender disputes. The department is headed by Ram Jeanne, one of the firm's founders. In addition to the team's work in administrative and civil proceedings in the real estate and infrastructure space, the litigation group leverages the firm's reputation in telecoms, retail, software and public sector work to win enviable instructions in those sectors from clients such as Hot (Israel's largest multi-channel TV provider), Shufersal (the country's largest consumer goods retailer), the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation, as well as several domestic and international IT and cyber companies. Other key figures include Yaniv Dekel and Oded Gross.

Practice head(s):

Ram Jeanne

Testimonials

All the lawyers who gave me service were excellent. Patient, sensitive and above all, strive for excellence.

Professionalism and expertise in the applicable legal fields and short response time.

I would especially like to note two attorneys I have worked closely with: Yaniv Dekel – patient, determined and wise. Knows how to mediate wonderfully between customer and reality; and Ram Jeanne – responsible, wise, considerate and talented. You really don’t want to see him on the other side of the table.

A great team of professionals, love working with them. Ram Jeanne is the best.

Key clients

Shapir Engineering & Industries

Hutchison Water International Holdings

Microsoft Israel

Partner Communications Company

Matrix IT

Shufersal

Merkavim Transportation Technologies

Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (KAN)

Malam Team

HOT Telecommunication System

Azorim

Danya Cebus

Pelephone Communications Company

Star Pumped Storage

Aura Israel Development and Investments

Teleclal Group

Carbofix Orthopedics

Gindi Investment

Ramet

Power Construction Corporation of China

Pizzarotti & C.

Xiaomi

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation

Employment Tier 3

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co’s one-partner team has an emphasis on employment disputes, particularly within the construction, hi-tech and restaurant sectors. Clients include employees and employers and it handles a range of contentious issues, including terminations, trade secrets, sexual harassment and discrimination. It also provides supplementary support in pensions and immigration matters. Helit Simhoni heads the department.

Practice head(s):

Helit Simhon

Key clients

Hertz – car rental company (Kesher Rent A Car Ltd.)

Danya Cebus Ltd.

Ono Academic College

Gindi Ltd

The National Israeli Restaurants Organization

Maccabi Haifa Football Club

Minrav Holdings

Riskified Ltd

C2A Security

Lemonade

Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 3

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co significantly strengthened its hi-tech practice in 2019 with the hire of Daniel Chinn, who joined the firm from Tulchinsky Stern Marciano Cohen Levitski & Co. with four other lawyers, including Saar Binyamin, who was promoted to partner upon his arrival. Chinn's arrival brings to the team not only an 'excellent' resource for corporate and commercial law, but also a litany of new clients, from domestic and international tech companies (Lemonade and Nexar) to venture capital funds (Aleph) and corporate investors (Samsung NEXT). Other recommended lawyers include corporate and commercial practice head Yoav Caspi, data protection and cyber specialist Eyal Roy Sage, and Assaf Lapid, who has experience of corporate, commercial and financing transactions in the hi-tech space.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Chinn

Testimonials

I primarily deal with Daniel Chinn who is a pleasure to work with. He is an outstanding communicator, highly commercial, efficient, responsive and an excellent corporate and commercial lawyer.

The team is very responsive, very commercial and pragmatic, and focused on getting transactions done.

Key clients

Lemonade

Microsoft Israel R&D (2002)

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Israel

Microsoft Azure Accelerator TLV

Aleph

Nexar

Samsung NEXT Fund

Maniv Mobility Fund

Hetz Ventures Fund

C2A – Sec

Internet Rimon

Tamar Robotics

Finjan Holdings

Smartech The Industry Pivot

Digital Horizon

Matrix IT Ltd. / John Bryce training

Cyberpion

Malam Group

NSC – Nano Sono Cooperation

Pennywell Coins

Tourist Access

GeoQuant

HoneyBook

Dror Ortho Design

Corner Venture Partners

6Degrees

TrustPeers

Pick a Pier

Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 3

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co's IP group is particularly strong in royalties disputes, and IP matters in the broadcast, media and entertainment sector. Headed by Eyal Roy Sage, the team had an especially standout 2019: the IP practice was awarded a tender to provide IP legal services to the Israel Public Broadcast Corporation, which it advised on various IP matters related to the Eurovision 2019 international song and performance contest, which was held in Tel Aviv. Partner Communications and HOT Telecommunications (the country's largest multichannel TV service provider) are also among the team's key clients.

Practice head(s):

Eyal Roy Sage

Testimonials

Good collaboration between juniors and seniors for great customer service.

I have worked with Eyal Sage in a complex IP matter. He is very knowledgeable, available all the time and solution oriented. He has a strong ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.

Eyal Sage has unique experience and in-depth knowledge of legal systems in multiple countries. We truly enjoy working with him and his team.

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation and its Israeli affiliates

Partner Communications Company

The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation

Hot Telecommunications Systems

Pelephone Communications

El Al Israel Airlines

Maccabi Haifa FC

The Northern Radio Holdings

Teleclal Group

Ono Academic College

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Drawing upon its complementary urban renewal, planning and zoning and municipal taxation practices, AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co predominantly advises clients on residential developments and urban renewal projects. It handles land purchasing agreements, funding arrangements and regulatory objections and appeals regarding planning permissions. Aharon Barda is part of a team advising Gindi Tower Tel Aviv on a project to build 1,540 residential housing units and a commercial area in central Tel Aviv. Amir Amar stands out for his experience in litigation regarding land claims, commercial disputes and administrative petitions under the Planning and Building Law. Omer Gadish is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Amir Amar; Omer Gadish; Aharon Barda

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Gindi Investment Ltd.

Gindi Tower Tel Aviv Ltd.

Aura Israel Development and Investments Ltd.

The Phoenix Investment and Finance Ltd.

Sapir Industries Ltd.

Hanan Mor Holdings Group Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises Ltd.

Inhouse Real Estate

Eshkol Housing Ltd.

Saliah-Rothschild Financing & Investments Ltd.

Transport Tier 3

One-stop-shop’, AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co routinely advises transport industry clients on regulation, litigation, project tenders, finance transactions and commercial agreements. The multi-disciplinary practice draws together expertise from a wide range of sectors, with road-related matters a particular sweet spot due to its close relationships with Kesher Rent A Car, Mayer Group and Kavim Public Transportation, the second-largest public transportation company in Israel. The department is jointly headed by litigator Ram Jeanne, class action head Yaron Reiter and corporate and commercial lead Yoav Caspi.

Practice head(s):

Ram Jeanne; Yaron Reiter; Yoav Caspi

Testimonials

AYR is a one-stop-shop and is able to assist us with any matter, in any field, we may come across, always with professionalism and courtesy.

We are very pleased with the service we receive from AYR; quick and professional responses, and it always helps us find the solution that is right for our business.’

AYR’s lawyers work efficiently, provide us with a quick response and help us to find creative and innovative solutions to issues we come across.’

Key clients

Kavim Public Transportation LTD.

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.

Mayer Group

Keshser Rent A Car Ltd. (HERTZ)

Merkavim Transportation Technologies

Auto Center Limited Partnership

Shlomo Sixt Group

Aero Handling Ltd.

FSM Ground Services

Danya Cebus and China Civil

Banking and finance Tier 4

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co houses a thriving borrower-side practice, which is best known for its expertise in the real estate sphere for longstanding clients including Gindi Tel Aviv Towers and Dankner 38. The ‘very professional’ team also routinely acts for major names in the transport, technology and public sectors on sophisticated lending transactions. Department head Yoav Caspi is noted for his strong corporate relationships, particularly in the real estate space. Gadiel Blusztein and Assaf Lapid are also names to note.

Practice head(s):

Yoav Caspi; Assaf Lapid

Testimonials

A professional law firm with a brigade of excellent lawyers.’

The team is familiar with all relevant aspects of corporate law, and hence guarantees a full response to any issue.’

They are very professional with western standards. They are truly the best of the best.

Head of corporate law Yoav Caspi, apart from being an amazing person, is an expert in all fields related to finance, especially banking and M&A. Thanks to his knowledge and experience, transactions are made with efficiency and good-spirit.’

Key clients

Gindi Tel-Aviv Towers Ltd.

Kavim Public Transportation

K.V. Kinetic Energy Ventures Ltd

Otus Ltd.

Halman-Aldubi Provident and Pension Fund Ltd.

Zofia Hotel Ltd.

Kesher Rent A Car (HERTZ)

The Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

The Bachar Group

Aloni Haft Group

Sigma M. Partners Ltd.

ESAVE LTD.

Dankner 38 Renewing Life Quality Ltd.

Malam Payroll Ltd.

Internet Rimon Ltd.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co continues to increase its share of technology-related transactions, following the arrival of new hi-tech head Daniel Chinn, who joined from Tulchinsky Stern Marciano Cohen Levitski & Co. Chinn has recently advised on a string of mandates for both start-ups and investors, including Sony Corporation and Aleph. Yoav Caspi heads the corporate and commercial department and his broad expertise spans M&A, hi-tech, venture capital investments and general corporate matters. Gadiel Blusztein is also a key figure.

Practice head(s):

Yoav Caspi

Testimonials

I have found that Yoav Caspi is able to deal with any problem promptly and in such a way that Government offices immediately respond to his personal touch.’

Key clients

Lemonade, Inc.

Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Israel Ltd., Microsoft Israel Research & Development (2002) Ltd.

Sony Corporation, Sony Innovation Fund

Aleph, L.P.

GINDI TEL AVIV TOWERS Ltd.

MATRIX I.T. LTD / JOHN BRYCE TRAINING Ltd

Rami Levi Chain Stores Hashikma Marketing 2006 Ltd.

Internet Rimon Ltd.

Partner Communications Company Ltd.

Kibutz Sdot Yam

Liberty International

Brill Shoe Industry

Edomim

In Israel’s competitive legal market, AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co – is not just another firm.

AYR was formed with the clear objective of developing big firm legal services without a big firm attitude. AYR’s founding principles have served the firm well, and it remains committed to them as it continued to grow to become a top-20 firm with the fastest organic growth rate.

The firm is ranked as a leading law firm in all major local and international directories, including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Dun’s 100 and BDi Code. Several firm lawyers are dual-qualified in Israel and the US or England and Wales, enabling the firm to conduct business in English and across legal systems with ease and proficiency.

Clients include international and domestic companies in technology, telecommunications, real-estate, retail, media, transportation, high-tech and venture capital, finance and insurance, many of which are leaders of their respective fields.

Our clients are entrepreneurial and sophisticated, and we build our practice with excellence, drive, creativity, resourcefulness, flexibility, diversity and informality to best serve their needs, match their energy, and keep them as clients over the long term. We achieve this by being that rare thing: lawyers who enjoy their work.

Departments and Practice Areas

Litigation and Dispute Resolution : Our firm’s Litigation department represents clients in complex litigation and arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings. Our litigation team is the leaders in Israel and has demonstrated legal creativity in the strategy management of each case leading to the achievement of the desired results for our clients.

The department has vast experience in complex disputes, including shareholder disputes and derivative law suits, contractual and real estate disputes, and administrative petitions, including to the High Court of Justice. Our international litigation team has considerable experience in representing foreign clients before the various courts in Israel and in coordinating their litigation activities in multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Class Actions : Our Class Action department is placed at the top of professional rankings in Israel and abroad. Quite uniquely, the practice undertakes only class-action defense cases, giving the team an unusually extensive experience in this field. Clients are naturally high-profile domestic and international corporations.

In the last few years, the team has led the defense of some of the largest class action proceedings in Israel, and has taken a significant part in the establishment of precedential rulings.

Real Estate : Our Real Estate department has established itself as one of the most significant in Israel, representing leading companies in the Israeli market. The Real Estate department deals with some of the largest and most complex transactions in Israel, including residential projects of thousands of housing units, large commercial projects and complex project financing transactions.

Team lawyers have thorough knowledge of the law and practice of real-estate transactions. Lawyers handle all aspects of transactions, including financing, taxation, and registration at local and national governmental levels.

Commercial and Corporate Law : The Commercial and Corporate department represents a wide range of clients, including domestic and international companies, private and public corporations, and entrepreneurs, in all aspects of their ongoing business and commercial activities, including in matters of corporate governance, corporate law, company formation , tenders and other procurement procedures, multinational transactions such as share purchase and asset purchase agreements, distribution and franchise agreements, various services agreements, licensing and JV agreements and many more.

Project and Corporate Financing : Our fast-growing Project and Corporate Financing practice is a significant player which has been noted and recommended by professional ranking institutions in Israel and around the world. The firm’s Financing team represents both borrowers and lenders in project and corporate financing transactions, mainly in real-estate, infrastructure and transportation.

Hi-Tech, Technological Incubators, Accelerators and Venture Capital: Our Hi-Tech team has vast experience and thorough knowledge in the structuring and handling of complex hi-tech transactions. The team represents Israeli and international clients, including early stage technology companies, institutional and private investors, and start-up incubators and accelerators active in communications, media, mobility, cyber-security and bio-tech. The team advises clients throughout all stages of development, from the early phases of inception, through the establishment and protection of intellectual property rights, investment rounds (starting from the “seed” investment), the ongoing operation of the business and the various engagements with customers, suppliers, agents, service providers etc., until the final sale or IPO of the company.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A): The M&A team has extensive experience and advises a wide range of purchasers and sellers in local and international M&A transactions. The team provides comprehensive assistance regarding all aspects of the M&A transaction, including taxation and antitrust.

Capital Market and Securities: The Capital Market and Securities team provides legal guidance to issuing companies, underwriters and investors, both in Israel and abroad, regarding all aspects of the Securities Law and Corporate Law, and in a wide range of transactions. The team provides a full service in connection with issuances of debt and equity securities, in Israel and abroad.

Privacy, Data Security and Cyber: Our firm’s Privacy, Data Security and Cyber team is one of Israel’s strongest and most active, advising on Israeli and EU privacy laws including on such matters as cross-border data transfers, cloud computing, use of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in the telecoms, media, insurance, financial, transportation and other industries, data ethics, and general and sectoral data security and cyber defense compliance requirements.

Technical understanding and many years of working with clients the technology sector and in highly-regulated industries and their service providers underpins the work of the practice, which has a strong working relationship with the various regulators.

Communications: The Communications practice serves a remarkable roster of telecoms and media clients. The wide range of media and telecoms clients gives the practice an edge in negotiating royalty agreements and an in-depth knowledge of regulatory and commercial matters, including production, transmission and licensing agreements. We advise on such complex matters as ISP liability for content piracy, filtering and classification of content, libel and freedom of expression, network neutrality, compliance with environmental radiation standards, infrastructure sharing, VoIP, privacy and data security, and lawful intercept.

Intellectual Property: Our Intellectual Property expertise is backed by a solid technical understanding of software and telecoms, which underpins the IP services which we provide to clients such as large software multinationals, telecommunications operators, television and radio broadcasters, new media providers, start-ups, and retail giants.

The practice relies on substantial competition law experience to counsel clients on the antitrust implications of various provisions in copyright, trademark, trade secret and know-how licensing arrangements. The team also has unique collective rights licensing expertise.

Competition and Antitrust: The Competition and Antitrust practice is characterized not only by deep familiarity with Israeli and international law, but also by the deep understanding of client activities and the business environment in which clients operate. The team is uniquely experienced in advising technology-related markets involving antitrust and intellectual property.

Insolvency and Corporate Recovery: The firm’s Insolvency team has many years of experience in liquidation and receivership of companies, as well as rehabilitation of distressed companies. The team acts as administrator of corporations in liquidation and receivership, formulates rehabilitation plans and creditor arrangements for the companies and also represents creditors and officers of the companies as well as investors in insolvency proceedings and realization of assets.

Labor Law: The firm’s Labor Law department specializes in representing local and international employers in private and public sectors, including educational institutions, hi-tech companies, communication companies, industrial companies and employee committees in all fields of labor law – private and collective. The department has extensive experience in managing complex cases and disputes as well as collective disputes.

Urban Renewal : Our Urban Renewal team is known for its availability and personal attention, along with a broad understanding of the complexities of all aspects of urban renewal projects. The team represents some of the largest and best-known urban renewal actors as well as residents. We advise on all stages of projects, from initial offers through choosing contractors, developers, and advisers, to obtaining construction permits, financing, and mitigating tax exposure, to delivery and registration of title.

Planning and Construction : The Planning and Construction department handles planning and licensing procedures for infrastructure, residential and commercial projects. The team has extensive experience in accompanying licensing processes throughout the country, as well as handling Land Betterment Tax aspects and consequences. The team represents a variety of public and private clients, including the National Planning and Construction Council, District Committees, Local Committees and Appeal Committees. It also handles litigation cases in Administrative Courts and in the High Court of Justice. Team lawyers take an active part in the legislative processes in the field of planning and construction.

Municipal Taxation : The Municipal Taxation team accompanies dozens of taxpayers in procedures meant to reduce municipal tax rates and development levies. The team represents large-scale companies and other entities in complex disputes regarding charges issued by municipal authorities, as well as other compulsory payments charged at the local government level.

White-Collar Crime: The White-Collar Crime department deals with a range of White-Collar offenses, mainly relating to government corruption, tax, securities, antitrust, and money laundering. The department provides clients with cross-border legal services, combining civil, criminal and administrative aspects. The team is well experienced in working with the enforcement and prosecution agencies and in managing complex criminal financial cases including the representation of the clients in the courts and in seizure and forfeiture of property procedures.

Sports Law: Our Sports law department is unique among Israel’s major law firms. The department accompanies major sport teams in Israel and throughout the world. The team has extensive experience in providing legal counsel to athletes, football clubs and agents, both in local and international large-scale transactions, as well as in the representation of its clients in various legal proceedings, including local and international arbitrations.

Department Name Email Telephone
Class actions Yaron Reitar
Commercial litigation Ram Jeanne
Competition/antitrust Eyal Roy Sage
Construction and planning Amir Amar
Construction and planning Yacov Cohen
Corporate and finance Yoav Caspi
M&A Yoav Caspi
IP, IT and privacy Eyal Roy Sage
Infrastructure Yacov Cohen
Labour and employment Helit Simchoni
Real estate Amir Amar
Real estate Omer Gadish
Sports law Ehud Shochatovitch
Telecom and media Eyal Roy Sage
White Collar Crime Sharon Kohane
Insolvency and Restructuring Amit Lederman
Hi-Tech, Accelerators and Venture Capital Daniel Chinn
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Amir Amar  photo Mr Amir Amar
Mr Yaron Reiter  photo Mr Yaron Reiter
Mr Eyal Roy Sage  photo Mr Eyal Roy Sage
Number of lawyers : 115
Number of Partners : 32
Number of Practice Areas : 21
Year of Establishement : 2010
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