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.


Adv. Amir Amar is one of the founding partners and serves as Head of the Firm.

Amir advises senior leading market executives in Israel and abroad and accompanies commercial activities of corporations and leading businesspeople in Israel.
Amir is one of Israel’s leading and renowned lawyers in the field of real estate and planning and construction, and is an expert on aspects of regulation in the cellular communications industry and related fields.

Amir leads the handling of significant and central transactions, including in the fields of financing, real estate, infrastructures, communications and retail.  Amir has led complex transactions for housing, industry and commerce, entrepreneurial projects, preservation projects, land betterment and designation change projects in many areas in Israel, and more.

In addition, Amir represents, formulates strategy and tactics, advises and accompanies the firm’s clients on aspects related to property management, as well as on complex disputes, including arbitration, mediation and court proceedings.  Due to his extensive experience in managing and resolving complex crises, Amir possesses knowledge and can lead to the conclusion of legal disputes with the best possible results for his clients, and at the best and most appropriate timing.  Amir also represents the firm’s clients on core issues at Knesset committees and in legislative amendments.

Amir serves as an arbitrator and mediator for complex commercial disputes, concerning corporations as well as between shareholders and business partners.  Amir’s talent at recognizing the interests of the parties concerned, and in understanding the sensitivities and complexities of any dispute, most mediation proceedings he conducted were concluded with satisfactory settlements to the benefit of all parties involved.

His clients describe Amir as: “Not only a lawyer, but a businessman. He counsels us on all our affairs“;
A wonderful lawyer who provides excellent advice“; “Very sharp and very experienced“; “Has the ability to think strategically and to understand his client’s requirements“. (THe LEGAL 500 and Chambers and Partners ranking guides).

Amir served for many years as a member of the board of directors for Amot Investments Ltd – a company with a portfolio of income generating properties of the largest on the economy, and which is included in the Real Estate Index 15 and the Tel Aviv Index 35 – traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Amir has been recognized by international ranking guides:

  • The LEGAL 500 recommended his work in the fields of real estate, urban renewal and planning and construction.
  • Chambers and Partners ranked him as a leading lawyer in the field of real estate.

Amir serves as chairman of The International Award for Young People Association (registered), which is part of an international programme established in Britain in 1956, by the Duke of Edinburgh.



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

(Leading individuals)

Amir AmarAYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co

The ‘dedicated, smart and always available’ real estate team at AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co is primarily recognised for its thriving urban renewal practice, where it counts entrepreneurs, apartment owners and condominium representatives among its clients. Other areas of expertise encompass sales and purchase transactions, municipal taxation, and hotels. Key contacts include head of the firm and real estate expert Amir Amar; real estate lead Omer Gadish; urban renewal specialist Eli Eshel; and Ohad Zalevsky.

Israel > Planning and zoning

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co’s planning and zoning team exhibits adept handling of planning and licensing procedures, as well as litigation before administrative authorities and courts. Well-versed across a range of residential, commercial, infrastructure and energy projects, the group also stands out for its complementary municipal tax offering. Yacov Cohen works across all aspects of real estate law, with a focus on planning and construction; he co-leads the department together with head of the firm, Amir Amar.