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Fischer (FBC & Co.)

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Excellent full-service firm with an experienced group of disputes practitioners. Well known for its ability to handle complex cross-border commercial and corporate litigation in a broad array of industries including infrastructure, energy, mining and retail. Has experience representing high-profile domestic and international clients in arbitration proceedings. Also active representing clients in mediation. Recognised expertise in class actions and derivative suits, with a track record of representing government bodies.

Strengths

A client enthused: "They are attentive to our needs, listen to our positions, demonstrate legal thinking and creativity, and conduct open and productive dialogue with us."

Sources value the firm's "combination of experience and knowledge with focusing on the important goals."

Work highlights

Acted for Huawei Tech Investment Co on a lawsuit filed by Electra Consumer Products and Alpha Telecom concerning a cooperation and exclusive distribution agreement between Huawei and Alpha Telecom.

Notable practitioners

Gil Orion is lauded by interviewees for his ability to "strategise well and provide creative, sound advice." Sources describe him as "very experienced in class actions" and "one of the leading practitioners" in this regard. He provides valued representation to clients in sectors such as telecoms and manufacturing.

Reuven Behar is engaged on a wealth of high-profile disputes, and is deemed by sources to be "a real leader in antitrust, but also in other areas of complicated regulatory litigation." One interviewee enthused: "Reuven Behar is not just a lawyer, he's a legal giant - he's an institution. He's a trusted and smart individual that commands the respect of every person in the room."

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Overview

FBC’s diverse litigation practice handles some of the most strategically significant cases in Israeli courts and represents clients in disputes involving commercial, corporate, securities, contract, class action, administrative, tender, environment, energy, banking, media, libel, IP, real estate, white collar, and other matters. Supported by one of the largest and most diverse Litigation practices in Israel, clients turn to FBC’s attorneys for some of the most strategically important and precedent-setting cases in Israeli courts, as well as complex mediation and arbitration's. We advise many household names, corporations and individuals, multinationals and domestic, on the entire range of commercial disputes, securities litigation, with further experience of litigation relating to disputes in the wide spectrum of industries in which our clients operate. 
FBC is Israel’s leading firm in class action defense litigation and over the last years has represented defendants in some of the largest and most important class actions and derivative suits in Israel in all areas of law. The prospect of time-consuming and costly class actions and derivative lawsuits has grown in recent years and resolving these most complex and high-stakes cases at the earliest stage needs the most experienced and strategic attorneys. FBC’s market-leading Class Actions and Derivative Suits attorneys are Israel’s ‘go to’ team. 

Members

Behar, Reuven (Head of Department)

Orion, Gil (Head of Department)

Barhum, Noa

Ben-Basat, Meital

Blumenfeld, Lihi

Eyal-Boger, Tal

Hamou, Shmuel

Hershkovitz, Shalom

Horowitz, Hagit

Kazir, Shirly

Malka, Orit

Negbi, Tsafrir

Neumann, Ayana

Pines, Amit

Revivo, Oded

Riemer, Yael

Schwartz, Ziv

Turgeman-Kedem, Tamar

Wiesengrun, Tal

Zadik, Shai

Dispute Resolution

Fischer (FBC & Co.)

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Location

3 Daniel Frisch Street

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv District

Israel

64731

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Israel

Dispute Resolution


Gil Orion
Band 2
Reuven Behar
Band 1

Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)


Gil Orion
Band 1