Mr Amir Amar > AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co > Bnei Brak, Israel > Lawyer Profile

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co
BNEI BRAK 5120261
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Work Department

Real estate, planning and construction, entertainment law.


During his extensive legal career, Amir has been involved in many legal matters relating to real-estate, planning and construction law, and commercial law. Amir has led many complex transactions in Israel and abroad, appeared and litigated before several judicial forums and tribunals and has gained significant expertise in the different legal challenges the cellular industry is facing. His real estate expertise is noted in the 2013 editions of Legal Experts EMEA, Chambers and Partners, and the editorial of Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2013, which quoted clients praising him as “a magnificent lawyer that gives excellent advice”. The 2011 edition of Legal Experts EMEA lists Amir as one of the leading experts in real-estate law in Israel. In 2010, he was named by daily Ma’ariv as Israel’s top real-estate lawyer. In addition to his involvement in the firm, Amir is a member of the board of directors of Amot Investments Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, is a member of the board at the municipal water company of Ramat Hasharon, takes active part in Friends of the Humane Society in Israel, and serves as Vice Chairman of the Judge Appointment Advisory Committee.


Amir Amar is the head of AYR and was one of the founding partners of the firm in 2010. Partner at Ron Gazit Rotenberg & Co, where he left to establish AYR.


English, Hebrew.


Admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 1995. Member of the Board of Directors of Amot Investments Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Member of the Board of Directors at the Municipal Water Company of Ramat Hasharon. Vice Chairman of the Judge Appointment Advisory Committee.


Graduated from the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University in 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Real estate and construction

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co displays particular expertise in urban renewal projects and municipal tax disputes. In this field, the team predominantly advises clients on financing transactions, acquisitions and planning issues. Amir Amar is known for advising clients on significant real estate transactions. In addition, Amar has a strong track record in construction disputes. Omer Gadish has notable expertise in liquidation proceedings involving real estate companies. Aharon Barda has significant experience in the negotiation of real estate transactions and agreements, including financing and lease arrangements.

Israel > Planning and zoning

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co frequently advises clients on the planning and licensing procedures to facilitate residential, commercial and infrastructure projects. It is also well known for representing clients in litigation before the administrative courts and the High Court of Justice. Among the team’s current instructions, it is advising Gindi Tower Tel Aviv on all of the planning, licensing and construction aspects of a housing project in Tel Aviv’s old wholesale market, comprising over 1,540 residential units. Yacov Cohen is able to provide clients with a comprehensive offering in the field of real estate, which includes representation before all relevant planning authorities. He leads the team jointly with real estate and planning expert Amir Amar.