Real Estate Law

The firm handles all aspects of real estate, from locating and purchasing the land, to financing, re-zoning, planning, construction, marketing, sales and taxations aspects. The firm accompanies its clients throughout the largest and most complex transactions, and services include negotiating and drawing up contracts for projects in the residential, commercial, office, industrial, retail and hotels sectors.

The firm has acquired particular expertise in combination deals, construction deals, and clearing and construction projects for urban renewal. On this latter topic it should be pointed out that the firm is currently handling one of Israel’s largest clearing and construction projects.

Real Estate Taxation
The firm provides expertise in all areas of taxation linked to real estate, including devising strategies and developing alternative structures that minimize the tax burden on clients.
Planning and Construction
The firm specializes in accompanying clients through the complexities of real estate development, including the re-zoning of land from agricultural use to projects in the residential, commercial, office, industrial, retail and hotels sectors, and TAMA 38 transactions. The firm represents clients vis-a-via all relevant authorities, including the Israel Lands Administration, municipal and local authorities, zoning committees, planning committees, the Land Registrar etc., both in the phase of formulating the optimal planning program and in objections, appeals and petitions.
Over the years the firm has established close and extensive professional relationships with planning bodies, as well as top architects, engineers and appraisers.
Renting and Tenants Protection Laws
The firm negotiates and draws up rental and leasing agreements on behalf of landlords and tenants, both individuals and companies.
The firm includes a Properties Management Department and specializes in the management of yielding properties for its clients, many of whom are foreign residents. To some of these properties, the Tenant Protection Law applies, and the firm has acquired experience and expertise in that area as well.
International Real Estate
The firm consults and assists clients in their overseas real estate investments in cooperation with local firms worldwide.
Commercial and Business Law
The firm handles all commercial and business matters for a range of companies and high-net-worth individuals.
The firm has extensive expertise in all areas of negotiating and drawing up contracts, including joint ventures, investment, employment, distribution, agency, franchising and licensing agreements.
Corporate Law
The firm is very well experienced in establishing companies, both in Israel and abroad, and provides day-to-day legal services to companies, their directors and shareholders.
Wills and Estates
The firm specializes in handling all types of wills and estates, including the most complex inheritance cases involving international aspects, and the administration of large scale estates.
Trusts and Foundations
The firm has extensive expertise in establishing trusts and foundations in Israel and abroad, including endowments.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
The firm provides its clients with the highest quality and most effective litigation services in all the aforementioned areas and its attorneys appear before all courts and tribunals in Israel. The firm’s attorneys also appear before arbitrators and mediators in the most complex of cases, and are also appointed to serve as such.