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S Horowitz & Co

Labour & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1IsraelGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

S. Horowitz & Co is an outstanding labour and employment boutique firm that litigates and advises on a range of matters. The team acts for both employers and employees and represents a number of high-profile corporations, unions and non-profit organisations in sectors including insurance, telecoms, healthcare and transport. The group's experience includes terminations, labour disputes and advisory mandates connected with social security and pensions. The Tel Aviv-based practice hasa notable presence in class actions in the field, for instance, relating to extension orders and pensions.

Strengths

An interviewee describes the group as "very strong," adding that the team's lawyers have "remarkable legal abilities and client service."

Other sources note: "The team is reliable, responsive and possesses broad experience in labour law."

Work highlights

An S Horowitz team led by Asher Heled and Michael Levanon-Porat acted for the Super-Pharm franchise on collective bargaining negotiations.

Notable practitioners

Asher Heled is a highly accomplished lawyer who serves an impressively broad array of clients from sectors such as education, shipping and telecoms. He handles many labour disputes, as well as providing regulatory advice to clients from his office in Tel Aviv.
"Asher Heled is very experienced and provides sound and balanced advice."

Elisha Shor is a Tel Aviv-based lawyer who is increasingly widely recognised for his employment practice. He represents both domestic and international clients and has particular expertise in pension funds and collective bargaining.

Yaron Lestrel is based in Tel Aviv and is an experienced lawyer in collective agreements. He furthermore advises on high-profile dismissals.

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Overview

S. Horowitz & Co. is one of Israel’s leading employment & employee benefits practices, highly regarded for our services across all aspects of contentious and non-contentious matters.

With the support of the most prominent, active and robust litigation group in Israel, clients turn to us for the formidable strength the firm possesses in employment litigation in its own right.

Our Employment Practice Team has built on its already enhanced visibility in the field, advising local and international clients, including multinational corporations, local businesses, start-ups and public institutions, embassies and other government-owned, regulated entities, on a wide range of labour and employment issues.

We have extensive experience advising our clients, their in-house counsel, and their HR departments on all employment-related matters arising from the operation, management and development of their business and trading activities in Israel. We are well versed in providing local representation to international entities unfamiliar with local law and custom.

Our court experience is second to none. We appear on behalf of clients before the entire range of Israeli labour courts, arbitration tribunals and mediation boards in cases involving individual and collective employment disputes of every kind.

We are one of the few large Israeli commercial law firms which offers a full-service employment & employee benefits practice and working closely and seamlessly with other departments in the firm.

Members

Heled, Asher (Head of Department)

Pozner, Ofir (Head of Department)

Lestrel, Yaron

Shor, Elisha

Shor, Elisha

Industries

Collective & Individual Employment Agreements

Enforcement Of Fair Practices & Regulatory Requirements

Executive Compensation, Employee Benefits & Esops

Foreign Employees

Industrial Action, Employment Disputes & Class Actions

Reorganization, Retirement & Redundancy Schemes

Labour & Employment

S Horowitz & Co

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Location

45 Rothschild Boulevard

Zion Tower

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv District

Israel

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Israel

Labour & Employment


Asher Heled
Band 1
Elisha Shor
Band 4
Yaron Lestrel
Band 2