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Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices
BNEI BRAK 5126112

Work Department

Antitrust and Competition Law


Adv. Andrey Nickel specializes in Antitrust and Competition Law and regularly advises clients with respect to a broad range of antitrust and competition issues, such as restrictive trade practices, mergers and abuse of dominant market positions. Adv. Nickel also advises clients on matters related to other competition legislation, such as the Law for Promoting Competition in the Food Sector and the Law for Promotion of Competition and Reduction of Concentration.

Adv. Nickel is highly experienced in litigating cases before the Competition Tribunal, a special instance that is charged with adjudicating the ICA’s decisions on appeal.

Finally, Adv. Nickel has unique experience in providing tailor-made solutions to large corporations dealing with new restrictions imposed by the Law for Promotion of Competition and Reduction of Concentration, an innovative and globally unprecedented law that requires separation between businesses and financial institutions, and requires Israeli regulators to consult with the ICA on public tenders and licensing decisions.


Prior to joining KRB, Adv. Nickel worked at the legal department of the ICA as head of team covering the food and agriculture sectors. During his term at the ICA, Adv. Nickel led the legal team on some of the most prominent cases, headed several litigation cases before the Competition Tribunal (including complex mergers, monopoly and abuse of dominant position enforcement cases and precedent declaration of oligopoly case), and took part in various advocacy efforts.

Adv. Nickel also served as a Board Member of the Foundation for Financing Class Actions at the Ministry of Justice and was the ICA’s focal person for private enforcement of Antitrust Law issues.

Adv. Nickel serves as a Chair of Competition and Antitrust committee of Israel Bar Association (Tel Aviv District).


English; Hebrew; Russian


Israel Bar Association, 2008


L.L.M (in Commercial Law), Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2011
LL.B. (cum laude), Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Competition/antitrust

(Next Generation Partners)

Andrey NickelKrispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices

Krispin Rubinstein Blecher Law Offices‘ competition and antitrust practice provides comprehensive advice on competition-related issues, most notably regulation. Here practice head Noga Rubinstein is the go-to choice for clients from the public and private sectors, while Andrey Nickel is praised as ‘one of the best competition law lawyers’ in Israel and focuses his capabilities on restrictive trade practices, abuse of dominant power, and mergers.