Adv. Jaacov Ribanowitz is a partner at Yaakov Salomon Lipchitz & Co.
Jaacov heads the firm's Banking and Finance Department; the same department he interned in, over 30 years ago.
Jaacov provides his clients with legal counsel and representation in both Civil and Commercial Law; while representing banks and other financial institutions in civil disputes. His clientele includes, inter alia, Bank Leumi Ltd. and AI Bank (Arab-Israeli Bank) Ltd, which he represents on various issues, including advising all levels of bank management.
Jaacov also specializes in insolvency law, and over the years has accumulated much experience with debt restructuring, debt negotiation, execution of lien etc. Also, Jaacov represents Bank Leumi Ltd. and AI Bank Ltd. on accounts of liquidation, receivership and stay of proceedings, involving large-scale companies and Local Government.
Jaacov joined Jaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co. in 1981 and he is a partner in 1988.
Adv. Ofer Schweizer is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz Co.
Ofer heads the firm's Real Estate Department (together with Adv. Hanoch Morgenstern) and is the mangaing partner of the Planning and Construction Department (together with Adv. Amit Ron). Ofer gained colossal experience in conducting negotiations over the purchase, sale, lease, and rent of real-estate assets in general, and industrial and commercial property in particular.
Ofer has accompanied comprehensively and coherently processes of assets' improvement, ranging from the initiating and planning stages to the changing purpose of the property in Planning and Licensing Committees of the Israel Lands Authority.
Ofer accompanies on an ongoing, day to day basis a large sum of commercial companies for dozens of years, and became the first lawyer in Israel that legaly accompanied an unprecedented real estate's project, i.e., the opening of the first open space commercial centre Hutzot Hampiratz, which is located near the city of Haifa. Ofer had provided legal services through the entire project for the construction of the 160,000 Dunam of commercial area. (50,000 Dunam of the built are rented areas).
In addition, Ofer acquired extensive experience with respect to land transactions taxation, reporting the transactions to the tax authorities, making tax assessments, submitting reservations and appeals to the tax assessments received, conducting negotiations with the local, district and national authorities with respect to the municipal rates and levies, including land betterment surcharge.
Furthermore, Ofer has experience in submitting plans and requests for permits in the planning institutions as well as in representing clients who have been harmed as a result of plans by submitting objections. Ofer has submitted appeals to Appeals Committees and when needed, has presented administrative injunctions to the courts in administrative affairs and/or submitted appeals and/or appeals to the Supreme Court.
Ofer Joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co. in 1991, and he is a partner since 1997.
Adv. Hanoch Morgenstern is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.
Hanoch heads the Real Estate Department of the firm (together with Adv. Ofer Schweizer) and provides fathomless and solid legal services in yield real estate, planning and construction, operations of commercial projects and in the ways of developing yield real estate, including shopping malls, commercial centers, offices, gas station and many more.
In this framework, Hanoch is accompanying the procedures of improving assets ranging from the preliminary and planning stages to the changing of the purpose for which land can be used before all licensing and planning committees and the Israel Lands Administration, etc'.
Hanoch has gained a wide experience in negotiation for the sale, purchase, development, leasing and rental of real-estate assets as well as residential unit's purposes, purchasing groups, buildings associations, urban renewal real estate entrepreneur's and more.
In addition, Hanoch grants legal services in financing, drafting and conducting finance agreements with banks for projects, contractors agreements etc'.
Hanoch represents a wide variety of companies and constructions groups, entrepreneurs and property management companies, as well as private and commercial clients.
Hanoch Joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., in 1992, and he is a partner since 1997.
Adv. Nitza Posner is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.
Nitza is the head of the Crisis Management Department, a unique and multidisciplinary department.
Nitza gained tremendous knowledge and experience in representing clients in the field of crisis management for varied parties. In addition to setting out policies and decisions regarding the best business strategy to minimize damage in a given situation, Nitza also shares her profound professional knowledge and wide experience with other lawyers in the firm.
Nitza has a substantial knowledge and experience in representing clients in the banking and insolvency fields, (debt restructuring, receiverships and liquidations).
Nitza represents both banks and secured creditors as well as groups of significant non secured creditors, business purchasers and controlling shareholders and directors. In recent years, Nitza represented parties in some of the largest and most complicated cases in Israel's business history. Furthermore, she represents purchasers in bids for offers of collapsed businesses. Moreover, Nitza also represents creditors in insolvency proceedings abroad in cooperation and backing of local lawyers. The wide knowledge that she gained along with the professionalism that she had demonstrated over many years, led the courts to frequently appoint her as Receiver, Liquidator and Trustee.
Prior to joining Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., Nitza was a senior partner for over 12 years in Haim Zadok & Co., prior to that, Nitza served for many years, as the legal counsel of Special Credits Division in Bank Hapoalim taking care of the largest corporations and debtors of the bank, by restructuring and rescheduling the debt or by court appointed officers.
In addition to her activity as a lawyer, Israeli Military Industries Ltd. appointed Nitza as chairwoman (2011-2013) and a director (2010-2013) and her efforts were concentrated on the task of furthering the privatization process of IMI (now well on its way).
Narda is the head of the firm's Hi-Tech and the Intellectual Property departments, and a partner in the Commercial Litigation Department.
Narda has over 30 years of experience in leading complex transaction and high scale litigation both in IP and commercial cases. Narda is a tenacious and effective litigator and appears regularly at all levels of the Israeli court system, including the Supreme Court, as well as in arbitrations and mediations.
Narda’s expertise in intellectual property and her hands-on understanding of intellectual property transactions serves her clients well in the complex IP litigations, which she leads. Narda has set significant precedents with regard to the protection of rights to fonts and other intellectual property issues. Similarly, her in-depth practical understanding of corporate and commercial transactions expresses itself in her canny, goal-directed litigation strategies for her clients in those areas.
The international ranking guide ‘Chambers Global’ has rated Narda as a leading lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property. Chambers notes that she "is the leading figure of the IP practice at her firm and is described by a client as an "excellent attorney who is very wise, knowledgeable and a first-class litigator."
Narda's commercial and corporate practice includes structuring and negotiating complex licensing and OEM transactions, joint ventures, co-development and strategic collaboration agreements and transactions involving the licensing or purchase of her clients' IP. She represents her clients in venture capital and private equity investment transactions and in mergers and acquisitions. Her clients include public and private companies that develop and commercialize software and electronic devices as well as communications, internet and semi-conductor companies.
Narda and her team merged into Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz Co., in 2016
Adv. Asaf Samuel is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.,
Asaf is a partner in the Banking and Litigation departments. His main area of practice is the commercial aspect of banking law, environment law and litigation with a strong emphasis on banking litigation in a high profile and complex cases.
Asaf provides legal representation to companies, factories, and other legal entities concerning the quality of the environment work made by them; this representation takes place against the relevant supervisory and enforcement authorities.
Asaf plays a vital role in the team that deals with one of the longest and multifaceted claims that ever took place in Israel, "the Kishon River case ", where the parties are accused of emitting hazardous substances, from the factory to the "Kishon river ".
Asaf received his legal education in London as he graduated from the 'University of East London' (LL.B., 1993) and L.S.E- London School of Economic (LL.M.1994) with honor.
Asaf Joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., in 1995, and he is a partner since 1999.
Adv. Dror Timor is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.
Dror is a partner in the Banking and Insolvency departments. Dror's main practice fields are banking and a wide variety of insolvency proceedings including receiverships, Liquidations, procedures freezing etc'.
Dror provides legal services for the banking field and insolvency cases. Furthermore, he has an immense and rich experience in consulting and providing legal services to banks and companies.
Dror is well versed in the know-how of extracting crucial points from collateral/security documents, litigation in courts (claims against customers of the bank and suits brought against the bank by customers) in the seizing mortgaged assets and in the collection of debts from a wide variety of the bank's debtors.
Dror gained this experience and knowledge by efficaciously representing Bank Leumi Le-Israel BM and the Arab-Israel Bank Ltd in hundreds cases. Dror represents these clients over many years and provides consultancy services on an ongoing basis to their head offices as well as to dozens of their long list of branches.
Dror represents the banks in dozens of the bankruptcy proceedings, instigating and contesting freezing proceedings by companies and local authorities, drawing up debt-settlement agreements of customers, conducting debt-settlement negotiations, etc.
Dror joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., as an intern in 1995 and as a partner from 2001.
Adv. Eran Seraya is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co.
Eran is the managing partner of the firm's Commercial Law Department. In addition Eran is the head of the Municipal Taxation Department.
Eran provides the firm's clients, some of Israel's most prominent companies, with legal counsel on matters regarding municipal taxation, including rates, and various levies.
Eran has an immeasurable experience in delivering legal services in the Civil and Commercial fields; he is also considered by many as a decidedly gifted and practiced negotiator, an expert in contract drafting; in addition, he obtains a vast experience in M&A.
Furthermore, Eran represents many Israeli companies before all instances, and frequently litigates on behalf of the firms' clients on both commercial and civil matters.
Eran is well known for his dedication and devotion to his clients – which, as a token for their appreciation, remain loyal to him through the years, nonetheless the highly competitive market.
Eran joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co in 1996 and became a partner in 2001.
Adv. Amit Ron is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.
Amit is the managing partner of the firm's Commercial Litigation Department. Amit is also the managing partner of the Planning and Construction Department (Together with Adv. Ofer Schweizer) and is a member of the Administrative and Tenders Department. Amit represents many commercial and private clients in a wide variety of practice areas, with a strong inclination to the commercial and administrative law.
Amit also gained an extensive experience in conducting administrative cases in matters related to local authorities' decisions, tenders, business licenses, planning and construction, etc.
Amit also has an extensive experience in general litigation, dealing with temporary injunctions in a wide range of areas, as well as in suits involving Damages (torts) law, insurance, as in issues concerning planning and licensing.
Amit is also experienced in consulting and representing In the field of family law, especially in matters concerning wills, inheritance and commercial disputes in whitin the family.
Amit is authorized as notary and as a meditator.
Amit Joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz Co., in 2000, and he is a partner since 2006.
Adv. Amit Gur is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.
Amit is the managing partner of the Administrative Law and Tenders Department of the firm. In addition, Amit is the managing partner of the Transportation Department, acting among others, as the Genreal Counsel of the public transportation private companies forum, and is a partner in the commercial litigation department of the firm.
Amit gained plentiful and far-reaching experience in representing corporate and commercial clients in administrative petitions to the Administrative Courts regarding tenders as well as other administrative matters.
In addition, Amit provides consultancy services to clients and accompanying their cases at the prefatory stage for making bids for tenders and other Transportation and Infrastructures' projects as well as consultation and widespread legal representation of his clients in the proceedings with the authorities and the diverse regulators,
In addition of client's representation from the private sector, Amit gained a unique expertise in granting an ongoing legal consultation to public authorities, Government companies, Municipal corporates and tenders' committees.
Furthermore, Amit also deals with legal representation and litigation in a wide range of civil and commercial suits, class actions, as well as providing general consulting to the office's clients and arbitrations.
Amit interned (articled clerk) at the Haifa District Court with the former President of that court, Justice Bilha Gillor.
Between 2000 and 2004, he served as an Adjunct Lecturer to the Dean (at the same time) of the Faculty of Law of Haifa University, Professor Eli Salzberger, in Jurisprudence (Theory of Law).
Amit serves as a judge in the Disciplinary Divisional Court - Haifa district of the israeli bar.
Amit Joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., in 2002, and he is a partner since 2009.
Adv. Einat Carmi-Barak is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.,
Einat is the head of the firm's Labour Law practice field. She is widely acknowledged within the legal ranking guides as one of Israel's leading advocates in the labour law practice field.
Einat's labor law expertise has accumulated while counseling Israel's most renowned corporations in all commercial law aspects, during which she addressed many complex legal issues related to her clients' employment array.
Einat is well experienced in counseling international clients seeking to set regulatory aspects of labor law at their activity in Israel, among others, while conducting M&A transactions or establishing Israeli branches.
Einat's diverse clientele is comprised of employers and employees from all disciplines within the Israeli market, including high-tech, food industry, petrol and convenience stores, productive plants, Kibbutz employers and startup companies.
In additions to her labor law practice, Einat specializes in varied commercial law aspects. Over the years, Einat has also gained broad experience in handling M&A transactions.
Einat set off her professional career in one of the leading commercial firms in Israel, in which she developed and lead the employment law field for many years.
Einat joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co., as a partner heading the labor law department in Jan. 2014.
Adv. Noam Bar-David is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co.
Noam is a partner in the Banking and Insolvency departments of the firm and practice in the field of commercial and civil litigation. Noam provides legal consultation services to several major banks and commercial businesses, in addition to private organizations.
Among Noam's client is Bank Leumi, which Noam accompanies in a wide variety of issues, as well as representing the bank in complex legal matters, in the different instances of the courts and provides the bank an ongoing, day to day consultation services.
Noam gained rich and diversified experience in managing claims in the fields of banking, contracts law, insolvency proceedings, bankruptcy and assets' realization.
Noam is appointed periodically by the courts in a wide variety of matters, as well as receiver of different companies and as a trustee on debtor's rights in bankruptcy proceedings.
Furthermore, Noam has a great deal of experience in representing clients in the different instances of the courts, including the Supreme Court and in the fields of arbitration and mediation proceedings.
Noam Joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., in 2002, and he is a partner since 2009.
David Schottenfels is a partner in Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz' Hi-Tech Department. He uses his decades of experience, in-depth understanding of the market and get-the-deal-done approach to assist the firm's technology clients in developing and reaching their full potentials.
David specializes in corporate and commercial transactions, with an emphasis on technology. He has extensive experience in venture capital transactions, representing both the investment target and the investment companies or private equity funds, in fundings, mergers and acquisitions. He has represented publicly traded foreign companies in their acquisitions of Israeli public and private companies and has dealt with the Israeli aspects of the divestments of worldwide divisions by multinational companies.
David represents clients from start-ups to public companies in their ongoing commercial and high-tech transactions – including joint ventures, distribution and OEM transactions, complex licensing agreements and development and manufacturing agreements – and in their corporate matters.
Following his B.A. from Yale University in the United States, David received an LL.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He clerked with Justice Miriam Ben Porat of the Supreme Court of the State of Israel and, since, has been in private practice. His pro-bono work includes chairing the Board of Directors of Akim-Jerusalem, Association for the Rehabilitation of People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Adv. Ori Kasir is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschütz & Co, in the Hi-Tech, Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property departments.
Ori is a tenacious and effective litigator with a solid reputation for effectively and professionally handling a wide variety of complex litigation cases involving significant financial interests.
Ori has represented domestic and international clients before all levels of the Israeli court system, including the Israel Supreme Court and the High Court of Justice. Ori possesses unique expertise relating to corporate and Intellectual property litigation.
Additionally, Ori has extensive experience in many fields of Israeli law, including intellectual property law, internet laws, the unique fields of ad-tech, monetization, financial technologies and e-commerce (representing large corporations which operate in these fields), private commercial law, anti-trust law, media and entertainment law (including completing and submitting tender proposals) and labor law.
Ori represents his clients in venture capital and private equity investment transactions and in mergers and acquisitions.
Ori also provides public and private companies and associations with on-going legal counsel in a wide variety of legal issues.
The College of Management Academic Studies, LL.B, 2003, with honours.
Adv. Merav Arad is a partner at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co., and leads the firm’s legal professional-practice in the field of antitrust law, as well as the corporate and commercial department of the firm’s Haifa offices.
Applying over thirty years of extensive professional experience and a profound practical understanding of corporate, commercial, and finance transactions, Merav specialises in a varied cross-section of commercial, corporate and antitrust law. Moreover, Merav holds substantial practical-professional experience in a broad spectrum of matters relating to the founding of corporations, public and private debt and equity financing, both secured and unsecured finance transactions, structural re-organisations, and complex M&A transactions – i.e. the finance, tax, and antitrust aspects – including examination and consultation regarding the potential transaction’s possibilities and feasibility/probability, the preliminary planning phases, the subsequent due diligence examinations, drafting of all necessary contracts, agreements and related documents. In addition, Merav provides close legal guidance to clients’ commercial negotiation teams, including post-signing application submissions and reports for all relevant regulatory affirmations. Furthermore, Merav's wide-ranged experience also includes representing issuers in public offerings (IPO’s, rights issues, bond issuance and tender offers) and in private placements in Israel, as well as legal advice to Israeli companies on ongoing ISA and stock exchange regulatory matters.
The competition and antitrust professional-practice, led by Merav, provides the firm’s clients with expert opinions and legal advice, either as pre-transaction consultation or to facilitate and resolve various antirust issues. The department also assists companies in obtaining regulatory approvals from the Israel Antitrust Authority for mergers transactions, as well as for agreements containing restrictive provisions, and provides legal advice with respect to matters involving potential restrictive trade practices, abusive behaviour and "concentration groups" (intended to deal with oligopolistic markets). In addition, Merav joins forces with the firm’s litigation team, representing clients in antitrust legal proceedings before the Antitrust Tribunal.
Merav and the antitrust department of professional-practice also work closely with companies to create, integrate and implement Antitrust Compliance Programmes structured to fit the specific needs of each entity as revealed in a preliminary exposure & compliance survey – all in accordance with the Antitrust Authority’s guidelines.
Merav is a member of the Israel Bar Association’s Antitrust Committee.
The Haifa branch commercial department headed by Merav provides the firm’s clients with ongoing comprehensive legal services in the fields of corporate law (mainly companies and cooperative associations), and various aspects of corporate governance, as well as represent the firm’s clients in ongoing transactions, involving a wide array of topics, including planning developing and manufacturing agreements, production-lines purchase deals, contracts, freelance services, joint ventures, tenders – including in the field of public transportation - investments agreements and other commercial agreements .
Merav graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B) from the class of 1983.
Following her internship at the State Attorney Office (under the former State Attorney of Israel, late Adv. Yonah Blatman), as well as at the Jerusalem District Court (under Hon. Judge Shalom Brenner), Merav began her professional career as a corporate counsel and corporate secretary at Electrochemical Industries (Frutarom) Ltd.
Merav joined Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co. as an associate in 1990, and is a partner since 2017.
Adv. Maty Hershcovitz is a member of the firm's Banking and Insolvency departments.
In this framework Mati manages insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings including guarantees realization, together with real estate realization and insolvency procedures.
Maty graduated from Haifa University (LL.B) at the class of 1997.
Prior to his admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 1998, Maty interned at A. Michlin & Co.
Adv. Moran Kagan-Sigal is a member of the firm's Banking & Finance Department.
In this framework, Moran gained wide experience in litigation, banking law, contract law and insolvency procedures.
Moran graduated from the Tel-Aviv University (LL.B) at the class of 1998.
Prior to her official authorization by the Israeli Bar Association in 1999, Moran worked as a legal intern at Moshe Kaplinsky & co.
Adv. Ruth Koploviz is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Department.
In this framework, Ruth deals with litigation in the different instances of the courts, mediation and arbitration procedures, particularly in the commercial and real estate field.
Ruth graduated from Bar-Ilan University (LL.B) at the class of 1996.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 1997, Ruth interned at Shofman & co.
Adv. Ayala Netser is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Department and the Labor Law Department.
In this framework, Ayala serves as an in-house legal advisor for a notable firm in the commercial sector, where she provides comprehensive and ongoing legal services regarding all aspects of the firm’s activities, including on the topics of regulation, various types of commercial transactions, labor law and drafting of relevant legal documents, and more.
Ayala graduated from the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya (LL.B, with a major in business administration and finance) from the class of 2001.
Ayala began her professional career as a legal advisor in a leading tourism company, and later served as an attorney at the Israeli National Lottery’s legal department.
Prior to her admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2002, Ayala completed her internship at the Y. Zehavi & Co. law firm specialising in commercial law.
Adv. Yaarit Shitrit is a member of the firm's Banking and Commercial Litigation departments.
In this framework, Yaarit provides legal representation clients in a wide variety of commercial and civil legal procedures.
Yaarit deals with representing banks in courts in suits brought against the bank by customers as well as in claims against customers of the bank and insolvency procedures. In addition, Yaarit provides consultancy services on an ongoing basis, debt restructuring settlements, and more.
Yaarit graduated from Haifa University (LL.B and B.A in Economics) from the class of 2003.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2004, Yaarit interned at Yaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Efrat Rahamim is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department.
In this framework, Efrat is dealing with purchase and sales of real estate, purchase groups, urban renewal, sales of residential units in the scope of residential units projects and more.
Efrat graduated from Netanya Academic College (L.L.B) with honours from the class of 2004.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2005, Efrat interned at Yaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Lena Mor is a member of the firm’s Commercial and Intellectual Property departments.
In that capacity, Lena provides the firm’s clients with ongoing legal advice, along with representation in matters of commercial litigation (including class actions) before courts on all levels, as well as representation in arbitration and mediation cases.
Over the years, Lena has gained extensive experience in diverse matters within the intellectual property practice area, ranging from the drafting of contracts and other legal documents concerning copyrights, inventions and designs to the protection of goodwill and trademarks, as well as management and resolution of disputes in those fields.
In addition, Lena has gained significant expertise in the field of consumer protection, the protection of privacy and databases (including the database registration procedure). Furthermore, Lena grants legal advice to leading corporations, both domestic and international, regarding the marketing and advertising of various products, sales campaigns and lotteries, and with regard to consumer complaints. Lena also provides legal advice on labour and employment issues.
Lena received her law degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B) in 2005.
Prior to her admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2006, Lena interned at the Ben Zvi-Koren law firm in Jerusalem.
Adv. Chen Dastagor is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department.
In this framework, Chen is dealing with purchase and sales of real estate, purchase groups, urban renewal , sales of residential units in the frame of residential units projects and more'.
Chen graduated from the Bar-Ilan University (LL.B) at the class of 2006.
Chen is a member of the Property and Real Estate Committee of the Israeli Bar Association.
Prior to her admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2007, Chen worked as a legal intern at Yaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Dror Apfeldorf is a member of the firm’s Commercial and Civil Litigation, Administrative Law & Tenders, Class Actions and Planning & Construction departments.
In this framework, Dror provides ongoing comprehensive legal advice in both civil and commercial litigation proceedings, including corporate representation, as well as legal representation to both private and commercial clients in administrative cases, tender procedures, class actions and other practice areas, in accordance with the client’s needs.
Dror holds LL.B from Haifa University (2006). In addition, Dror holds a master’s degree LL.M (Magna Cum Laude) with specialisation in the subject of jurisprudence and criminal procedure from Haifa University (2011).
Dror began his professional career as a graduate of the Academic Reserve Program in the MAG Corps (Military Advocate General) of the IDF, and served as a senior military prosecutor. In this framework, Dror accompanied criminal investigations and handled complex legal cases.
In 2012, Dror was appointed as a legal advisor for the IDF Employment Center, where he provided ongoing legal advice on matters involving administrative and labor law.
In 2014, Dror (with the rank of major) was appointed as the head of the Operational Section at the International Law Department of the MAG, where he provided comprehensive legal advice on matters of international law to top ranking officers.
Dror was granted an award of distinction by the Chief of the Military Advocate General Corps in 2012.
Dror is a qualified mediator, having acquired his training at the ‘Gevim Group’.
Prior to his admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2007, Dror interned in the Criminal Prosecution at the MAG.
Adv. Yael Mualem is a member of the firm's Labour Law Department.
In this framework, Yael accompanies and provides ongoing legal consultation services, along with providing legal opinions in complex matters in the labor law field, to companies who operate in a wide variety of issues, concerning their communication with services providers as well as in relation to business transactions, mergers and acquisitions and liquidations.
Furthermore, Yael represents those companies in complex labor law legal disputes in all the instances as well as the regional labor court in Tel Aviv of in the and relevant meditation, governments authorities.
Yael graduated the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya (LL.B) law with honours, from the class of 2007.
Yael began her professional career as an associate lawyer at the labor law department of a leading commercial law firm (2010-2013).
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2009, Yael interned at the regional labor court, in Tel Aviv, as the legal assistance judge Ravit Tzadik.
Adv. Yoav Dagani is a member of the firm’s Commercial and Civil Litigation departments.
In this framework, Yoav grants legal advice and accompaniment in the field of Commercial and Civil litigation, and represents both private and corporate clients through administrative petitions, tenders and other legal issues according to the client’s needs.
Yoav holds an L.L.B (Magna Cum Laude) from Haifa University (2008), and an L.L.M (Magna Cum Laude) with specialization in the subject of jurisprudence and criminal procedure from Haifa University (2011).
During his academic studies, Yoav worked as a tutor in Dr. Haled Ganaim’s “criminal law” course, as well as a member at “Hearat Din”, Haifa University’s Law Faculty Academic magazine, and as a research assistant for Prof. Emanuel Gross.
Yoav started his professional career as a graduate of the Academic Reserve program in the MAG Corps (Military Advocate General) of the IDF, and served as a military prosecutor, as an international law advisor and as a legal advisor for the CID (Criminal Investigation Department). Throughout his service, Yoav dealt with complex legal cases and granted legal advice for top ranking officers.
Yoav is also certified as a mediator by the Gevim Group.
Prior to his admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2009, Yoav interned in the Criminal Prosecution at the Military Advocate General..
Adv. Yasmin Yakove is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department.
In this framework, Yasmin accompanies the procedures relating to the construction, management and operations of commercial centers, shopping malls, industrial buildings, offices, and gas stations, and also provides ongoing legal counsel to various types of commercial companies.
Yasmin graduated from Bar Ilan University (LL.B) with honours, from the class of 2009.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2010, Yasmin interned at Yaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Iren Kripak is a member of the firm’s Commercial and Intellectual Property departments.
Iren provides the firm’s clients with ongoing legal advice, together with representation in matters of commercial litigation (including class actions) before courts on all levels, as well as representation in arbitration and mediation cases.
Over the years, Iren has gained extensive experience in diverse matters within the intellectual property practice area, ranging from the drafting of contracts and other legal documents concerning copyrights, to production agreements, content development and investment in television series and films. She also handles trademark registration, as well as the management and resolution of disputes in the aforementioned fields.
In addition, Iren has acquired experience and expertise in laws regarding the marketing, advertising, and distribution of consumer products, in labour law, and in real estate transactions.
Iren received her law degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B) in 2008.
Prior to her admittance to the Israeli Bar Association, Iren interned at the Asher Axelrod & Co. law firm.
Adv. Meny Lalo is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department.
In this framework, Meny accompanies the procedures relating to the construction, management and operations of commercial centers, shopping malls, industrial buildings, offices, and gas stations, and also provides ongoing legal counsel to various types of commercial companies.
Meny graduated from Netanya College (LL.B) at the class of 2010.
Prior to his admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2011, Meny interned at Yaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Idan Brooks is a member of the firms's Corporate and Commercial Department, as well as the Insolvency Department.
In this framework, Idan provides comprehensive ongoing legal advice to various types of corporations and ventures in diverse legal proceedings, including negotiation management, drafting of commercial documents, preparation of expert opinions and more.
Furthermore, Idan provides legal advice and representation in different crisis management and insolvency processes, including receiverships, liquidations and debt arrangements.
During his academic studies, Idan served on the editorial board of the IDC ‘Law and Business’ journal, and also as a teaching assistant in several different courses, including corporate law and comparative law.
Idan graduated from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (LL.B, B.A. in Business Administration) from the class of 2010. In addition, Idan completed a special honours programme (LL.M with a specialisation in commercial law) from the class of 2012.
Prior to his admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2011, Idan completed his internship at the State Attorney’s civil law department in the district of Haifa.
Chana Tauber is a member of the firm's Commercial, Intellectual Property and Hi-Tech departments.
Chana provides ongoing legal advice to private and public companies, as well as private clients. Her practice includes accompanying start-ups through the process of obtaining funding from private investors and venture capital funds; representation of investors in hi-tech companies and start-ups during various financing rounds; drafting licensing and other commercial agreements; representing clients in technology-related joint ventures; and mergers and acquisitions of companies in the fields of technology, internet, energy and more. In addition, Chana provides ongoing advice on matters of corporate governance, management, boards of directors, and advises on decisions of the various corporate organs.
Chana completed her B.A. in psychology and philosophy from Brooklyn College, City University of New York and graduated magna cum laude, then earned her J.D. at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, with dual concentrations in corporate law and property/real estate.
During her studies at law school in New York, Chana served as an editor on the Cardozo Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal. She also volunteered for the Courtroom Advocacy Project in New York, in which she provided assistance and representation to victims of domestic violence, and interned at Bat Melech – Israeli Center for Family Justice, an Israeli non-profit organization that defends and represents victims of domestic violence before Israeli and Rabbinical courts.
Chana was admitted to the New York bar in 2009 and the Israeli bar in 2011.
Chana speaks native English and is fluent in Hebrew.
Adv. Roni Eshet is a member of the firm's Banking and Real Estate departments.
In this framework Roni accompanies Bank Leumi in financing transactions that involves mortgages and pledges on real estate rights. Furthermore, Roni deals with legal procedures that the bank takes against creditors along with financial claims (including seizure claims) mortgages and pledges realizations and more.
Roni graduated from the Carmel Academic Center (LL.B) at the class of 2011.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2013, Roni interned at Yaacov Salomon Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Moran Lantosh is a member of the firm's Labour and Litigation departments.
In this framework, Moran provides ongoing legal counselling, including legal opinions on various topics in the labour law practice area, to different types of companies, regarding their relations with their employees, relations with different service providers, as well as matters of transactions, merges and acquisitions, and liquidation procedures.
In addition, Moran represents companies in complex labour law-related legal disputes before all court instances, including labour courts, mediation and arbitration instances, and the relevant governmental ministries.
During her academic studies, Moran volunteered in the ‘The Heart in Law’ foundation, granting legal assistance to individuals in need. Moreover, Moran spent four years volunteering in the ‘House of Wheels’ foundation, assisting physically and mentally challenged youth.
Moran began her professional career at the labour law department of a leading commercial law firm (2013-2015), and also served as national labour court judge Ronit Rosenfeld’s legal assistant.
Prior to her admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2013, Moran interned at the attorney general’s Tel-Aviv district labour law department, while also working in the real estate and liquidation practice areas.
Adv. Yochy Dor is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department.
As part of his role Yochy accompanies deals involving real estate transactions,property tax report submissions, urban renewal projects, and various appeal proceedings regarding improvement levy indebtedness.
Yochy graduated from the Academic College of Netanya (LL.B) summa cum laude. He is licensed as an arbitrator as of 2013.
Prior to his admittance to the Israeli Bar Association in 2014, Yochycompleted his internship at Yaakov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Dana Allouche is a member of the firm’s Labour Law Department.
In this scope, Dana provides comprehensive ongoing legal guidance and advice to various types of companies, including expert opinions on diverse matters in the field of labour law, involving all aspects of their relations with both their employees and service providers. Moreover, Dana specialises in all legal proceedings pertaining to transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and receiverships.
Furthermore, Dana provides the firm’s clients with legal representation before all court instances, including labour courts, mediation and arbitration instances, and the relevant government offices.
Dana graduated from the Sapir Academic College (LL.B) with the class of 2013.
Dana began her professional career as an associate attorney at a leading firm in the field of labour law.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2014, Dana completed her internship at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at the Ministry of Economy.
Adv. Hodaya Lidor is a member of the firm’s Banking and Insolvency departments.
In this framework, Hodaya provides legal advice to ‘Bank Leumi’ on all matters regarding security interest proceedings and their analyses, with the purpose of securing mortgages and pledge rights on real estate assets in favour of the bank.
Hodaya graduated from the Academic College of Netanya (LL.B, MBA with a specialisation in marketing) from the class of 2014.
Prior to her admittance to the Israeli Bar Association, Hodaya interned at the M. Mandel & Co. law firm.
Adv. Daniel Sekler is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department.
Daniel provides comprehensive legal services to both corporate and private clients from a wide range of commercial sectors. Moreover, Daniel represents his clients before Israel's judicial instances, including the Israeli Patent, Design and Trademark Office's tribunal.
Daniel holds extensive experience in prosecution and enforcement of trademark and industrial design rights, including strategic management of IP portfolios for multi-national corporations.
Furthermore, Daniel is experienced in a wide array of intellectual property fields, including protection and commercialization of both traditional and digital copyrights, trade-dress, competition and IT actions., .
Daniel graduated from the Academic Centre of Law and Science (LL.B), class of 2014.
Daniel began his professional career as an associate attorney at leading law firm in the field of intellectual property.
Prior to his admittance to the Israel Bar Association by 2015, Daniel completed his internship at a leading IP law firm.
Adv. Or Hayat is a member of the firm’s Crisis Management Department.
In this framework, Or provides comprehensive ongoing legal advice to companies and directorates in various types of legal proceedings, including debt arrangements with bondholders, disputes between shareholders, insolvency procedures and more.
Furthermore, Or specialises in all types of sales transactions and commercial projects, as well as the drafting of diverse agreements and legal documents relevant to the field.
Or graduated from the College of Management and Academic Studies (LL.B) from the class of 2013, where he participated in a unique programme on the topic of conflict resolution and negotiation management at Redford University (Virginia) and Georgetown (Washington D.C.) in the United States. Moreover, Or is a qualified mediator (Neve Tzedek Mediation Centre).
Prior to his admittance to the Israeli Bar Association, Or completed his internship at the Yehuda Raveh & Co. law firm.
Adv. Hadar Weis is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation department.
In this framework, Hadar provides ongoing legal advice on a wide range of issues involving banking and finance, real estate, tenders and more.
In addition, Hadar provides legal representation to both corporations and private individuals in various administrative proceedings before all court instances.
During his academic studies, Hadar served as a teaching assistant to Dr. Hila Ben Eliyahu in a Hebrew law course, as well as under Dr. Hila Nevo in an ‘Economics for Jurists’ course. Moreover, Hadar served on the editorial board of the ‘Law and Government’ academic journal at Haifa University.
Hadar graduated from Haifa University (LL.B, BSc in Economics) magna cum laude from the class of 2015.
Prior to his admittance to the Israeli Bar Association, Hadar completed his internship at Yaacov Salomon, Lipschutz & Co.
Adv. Lital Katsav is a member of the firm’s real estate department.
In this framework, Lital provides legal advice on all matters regarding the founding and ongoing management of commercial centres and malls, gas stations, and industrial and office buildings.
Lital graduated from the Interdisciplinary Centre in Herzliya (LL.B and a B.A. in Business Management with a specialisation in international business law) from the class of 2015.
Prior to her admittance to the Israel Bar Association in 2016, Lital completed her internship at Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co.