Transportation

The Transportation Department at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co. has considerable experience and unique expertise in representing and advising clients in the Transportation field, regarding all the complex legal aspects involved in the operation and facilitation of transportation services and solutions.

For many decades the department advises and represents companies that operate public transportation lines and provide transportation solutions to the tourist industry, educational institutions, municipalities and various plants and working places.

The department accompanies clients participating in public tenders published by the Israeli Ministry of Transport & Road Safety in the framework of the privatization process of Israel’s public transportation as well as in groundbreaking, large scale projects in the state of Israel (the 'Metronit project' in Haifa and the krayot) and other regulatory proceedings.

The partners and lawyers in the department provide their clients legal counsel and representation in their negotiations and dealings with the Israeli Ministry of Transport & Road Safety, the Israeli Ministry of Finance and other departments of the Israeli government, regarding all aspects of the clients’ relationships with the State of Israel. This includes the clients’ operation agreements, the formulation and determination of the client’s consideration structure, technology related agreements and projects such as agreements and projects dealing with the assimilation and operation of advanced control and management systems, Fleet management and automatic ticketing systems.

Furthermore, alongside the transportation department considerable experience and expertise in representing clients participating in public tenders published by the Israeli Ministry of Transport & Road Safety as well as in tenders published by other governmental bureaus and entities, the department gained immense experience and expertise in accompanying companies in tenders published by local municipalities, local councils and entities from the private sector.

The department advises a wide variety of clients on all legal matters related to the tenders and their proposals and drafting of the public tender documents. In addition, the firm represents such clients in litigation proceedings that followed such tenders.

The department represents transportation companies in a wide range of legal disputes and litigation proceedings in all levels of the Israeli court system. In addition, the department represents and advises such clients in various cross border and local transactions and joint ventures, including technology related transactions, and with respect to all legal matters related to the importation of vehicles to Israel.