Freshfields in Israel
With advice covering financings, restructurings, tax, competition, arbitration and regulatory compliance, we have been involved in some of the biggest international corporate deals and disputes involving the Israeli market.
Working in association with Adir Waldman, we are the firm of choice for many multinationals and private equity firms seeking M&A opportunities in the country, particularly in the burgeoning tech, pharma and life-sciences sectors. When necessary, we can call on the best local law firms and advisory businesses to deliver comprehensive legal and transactional services.
For Israeli companies, whether it’s antitrust regulation in China, a joint venture in India, a real estate project in Spain or litigation in New York, they trust us to help them grow, strengthen or protect their business interests no matter the jurisdiction.
Regularly work with foreign investors in Israel, including: oil and gas majors, private equity investors and tech investors.
Representing Israeli public companies Sunflower and Shikun & Binui on an ICSID arbitration against the Kingdom of Spain and winning an Award for nearly €50 million.
Advising a middle eastern sovereign wealth fund in relation to the acquisition of a significant stake in Israeli gas field for $1 billion.
Advising Hewlett Packard Enterprises on its $374 million acquisition of Israeli leader in cloud data management and protection.
Advising East Mediterranean Gas and several of its shareholders in four parallel arbitrations arising out of the termination by the Egyptian state-owned natural gas companies of a long-term agreement for the supply of gas through a subsea pipeline to Israel.
Advising an Israeli government client in an ad hoc international arbitration brought against it by a foreign company operating in Israel.
Advising Chevron (the operator of the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields) in relation to various corporate and regulatory matters.
Advising a UAE-based private investment firm on its acquisition of a $50 million stake in a fast-growing insurtech/fintech Israeli company within the framework of a Series C funding round.
Advising ICL on its acquisition of an agricultural chemicals company located in Brazil for a total consideration of approximately £348 million.
Advising Alma Lasers on its successful Hong Kong IPO, the first ever listing by an Israeli company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Advising Sotheby's on a complex, multi-party transaction involving the loan of items from Jerusalem's L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art to the Al Thani Collection Foundation.
Advising Warburg Pincus on its acquisition of Israeli Leumi Card from Bank Leumi, one of the first private equity investments in Israeli financial services.
Advising Knaan Ltd on the ‘Eva Stories’ project (a project based on the diary of a thirteen year old Hungarian Jewish girl during WW2), which was released worldwide on Instagram and working with Knaan on other similar projects.
Noah Rubins KC Partner
Richard Lister Partner
Dr. Juliane Hilf Partner
Alon Gordon Partner
David Livshiz Partner
Menachem Kaplan Partner
Dr. Natascha Doll Partner
Taryn Zucker Counsel