Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co. > Ramat-Gan, Israel > Firm Profile

Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co.
Gibor Sport Building 35th Floor
7 Menachem Begin Street
Ramat-Gan 5268102

Israel > Capital markets Tier 3

Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co.‘s capital markets department assists a variety of clients with IPOs, capital and debt raisings, mergers and acquisitions, and debt settlements. Team lead Dudu Ben Yaish is notably active, acting for companies from the industry, real estate, and life sciences sectors. Handling IPOs and debt raisings, Ori Gotlieb is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Dudu Ben Yaish

Other key lawyers:

Ori Gotlieb; Daniel Lippmann

Key clients


















Work highlights

  • Advised Netanel Group Ltd. on the process of splitting the activity in which the company is acting to separate its income-producing real estate activity from its entrepreneurial real estate activity.
  • Advised Prashkovsky Investments and Construction Ltd. on the development and construction of residential construction projects, rental properties in Israel along with income-producing real estate both in Israel and the US.

Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 5

Under the leadership of Nir Sabarov and Nir Milshtein, the dispute resolution group at Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co. stands out for its orientation towards the infrastructure and construction sectors. The team is primarily active on behalf of public-sector entities, including government ministries and state-owned companies.

Practice head(s):

Nir Sabarov; Nir Milshtein

Other key lawyers:

Vered Geifman Klein


‘Our team at Shnitzer is very professional and loyal, comprised of great lawyers who daily interact with our company for diverse matters. The services that we receive are provided with very high standards, from the beginning until the completion of the process. We highly recommend the firm.’

‘The individuals we work with are very responsible, professional and kind. We trust them to bring the best outcome.’

‘A very good law firm with high expertise in commercial law and commercial litigation. Lawyers stand out for their very good availability.’

‘Nir Sabarov is very practical, experienced and business-oriented, with high availability.’

‘The practice has the most devoted and professional team that does not leave any detail unattended, providing the client with the best possible representation.’

‘Nir Sabarov is a extremely talented litigation attorney with very impressive presence.’

Key clients

Cross Israel Highway

Water Desalination Administration (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

Jerusalem Light Rail

B.S.R. Group

United Sarona

NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System

Israel Roads – National Transport Infrastructure Co.

BDO Israel

Agricultural Research Organization (Volcanic Centre) (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

Israel Land Authority (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

Israel’s Ministry of Defence (under the supervision of the Office of the State Attorney)

The Rishon Lezion Economic Corporation

Willi-Food International

Work highlights

  • Representing Cross Israel in a high-stakes arbitration against Shapir Engineering Cross Israel North, the concessionaire of the North highway 6 BOT project.
  • Representing the Water Desalination Administration in two arbitration proceedings against the concessionaires.
  • Representing BSR Real Estate, a leading company in Israel in the field of purchase groups, in a large number of related disputes.

Shnitzer, Gotlieb, Samet & Co. (SGS LAW) is one of Israel’s leading civil-commercial law firms. The lawyers employed in the various departments represent entities and companies from the business and the public sectors.
The firm’s clientele includes leading corporations in Israel and abroad, public traded companies in Israel and abroad, government companies, municipal corporations, banks and financial institutions. The firm operates through a number of departments which have unique areas of expertise who operate in synergy and are regularly ranked as top leading departments in their field by various rating companies in Israel.

Commercial litigation: The firm’s commercial litigation department has a great reputation and it has been ranked in recent years as one of the top leading departments in its field in Israel. The department’s lawyers specialize in complex, difficult and unique disputes, with a specific aptness for civil-commercial-administrative litigation areas including disputes over infrastructures, contractorship, tenders, securities, class actions, derivative suits, control disputes, administrative petitions, arbitration, banking, insolvencies and stays-of-proceedings. The department’s lawyers represent many public companies, directors, officers and executives, public and dual entities, foreign clients, insurance companies, banks and financial institutions, retail chains, contractors, high-tech companies, accountants, consultants, manufacturers and distributors.

At the same time, the commercial litigation department has acquired considerable expertise and reputation in handling complex procedures, including class actions and derivative claims proceedings. In doing so, our firm accompanies class action lawsuits to both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of areas, including insurance, antitrust, banking, consumption law, corporate law and more.

Capital markets: The firm’s capital markets department is ranked as one of the most outstanding top tier departments in its field in Israel.
The firm’s special expertise in capital markets, companies and securities law includes accompanying various types of capital raising, including public and private offerings, handling the issuance of diverse and innovative financial instruments, supporting and accompanying party-at-interest deals and purchase offers, assisting in the preparation of periodic and immediate reports, providing ongoing counsel to dozens of publicly traded companies and representing investors, issuers and underwriters.

Real estate and urban renewal: The firm’s real estate department has extensive experience and its lawyers specialize in conducting a range of comprehensive real estate transactions such as combination and financing transactions, supporting the real estate aspects of public offerings of real estate companies, handling the sale of different properties, including yielding real estate, marketing and leasing of properties, accompanying purchase groups, representing real estate owners in dissolution proceedings, handling assisted living properties and handling of taxation aspects concerning real estate transactions.

The department is also experienced with urban renewal projects (demolition and constructions projects and the National Outline Plan 38) and it represents both developers and tenants in such projects.

The real estate department also regularly accompanies the firm’s capital market department in the issuance and capital raising procedures of companies in the real estate fields, and provides the professional backing in these fields as required for the success of these raisings and their implementation.

Commercial and international (M&A and joint-ventures): The commercial department has extensive experience in providing comprehensive legal service for commercial and holdings companies, handling complex transactions such as collaborations and joint ventures handling shareholder, financing, management, service provisions, distribution and licensing agreements and accompanying complex purchases and mergers transactions.

The firm’s international commercial department handles all areas of commercial law and provides ongoing and skilled solutions to the firm’s Israeli clients who have international operations, in addition to foreign clients that operate in Israel. Many of the transactions handled by the international commercial department are mergers and acquisitions transactions (M&A), private capital raising and commercial transactions of various types such as shareholder agreements, share acquisitions, joint ventures, franchises, consulting and the like.

Tenders: The firm has extensive experience in preparing public tenders (public, closed, invitation to bid, online tenders, PFI / BOT tenders and more), both for the state and for privately owned entities.

The firm advises and assists its clients (tender offers) in drafting the tender documents, drafting threshold conditions, drafting criteria, holding bidders’ meetings, conducting negotiations, etc.

In addition, the firm advises and assists entities participating in tenders and provides them with legal advice in this area. It should be noted that the firm has special expertise in accompanying government and municipal companies in the field of tenders.

Labor law: The firm’s labor law department provides ongoing services to companies and individuals in a variety of areas relating to labor law and labor relations.

The labor law department provides its clients with legal services in all aspects of labor law, including employment of employees and their rights employment of manpower contractors, contracts with service contractors and other contractors, termination procedures, streamlining and reorganization procedures, work procedures, employee rights in merger and acquisition transactions, etc.

Moreover, the labor law department represents its clients in legal proceedings, including in mediation and arbitration proceedings.

Department Name Email Telephone
Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Nir Sabarov +972-3-6113000
Real Estate and Urban Renewal Daphna Zinger +972-3-6113000
Capital Markets Dudu Ben Yaish +972-3-6113000
Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Nir Milshtein +972-3-6113000
Capital Markets Ori Gotlieb +972-3-6113000
Photo Name Position Profile
Calanit Bar photo Adv Calanit Bar Partner
Dudu Ben Yaish photo Adv Dudu Ben Yaish Partner and Head of Capital Markets Department
Yaron Eliasi photo Adv Yaron Eliasi Partner
Vered Geifman-Klein photo Adv Vered Geifman-Klein Partner
David Gotlieb photo Adv David Gotlieb Partner
Ori Gotlieb photo Adv Ori Gotlieb Partner
Natan Lerner photo Adv Natan Lerner Partner
Daniel Lippmann photo Adv Daniel Lippmann Partner
Nir Milshtein photo Adv Nir Milshtein Partner and Co-head of Commercial Litigation Department
Nir  Sabarov photo Adv Nir Sabarov Managing Partner and Co-head of Commercial Litigation Department  
Haim Samet photo Adv Haim Samet Partner
Tomer Segal photo Adv Tomer Segal Partner
Yoav Shnitzer photo Adv Yoav Shnitzer Partner
Erez  Yosef photo Adv Erez Yosef Partner
Daphna Zinger photo Adv Daphna Zinger Managing Partner and Head of Real Estate and Urban Renewal Departments
Alexandra Zohar photo Adv Alexandra Zohar Partner