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What the team is known for Well-respected group handling tax matters for both domestic and international clients. Known for its expertise in customs and indirect taxes as well as acting on various transactional matters for a wide range of companies. Active in assisting high net worth individuals, and increasingly in tax litigation. The team elicits considerable praise for its US expertise and represents household names on a variety of tax matters.

Strengths One client highlighted the team's knowledge of US law and the respect in which it is held by the relevant regulatory authorities.

Another market commentator said: "They are very organised, professional and every issue is dealt with."

Work highlights Assisted Mobileye with the tax implications of its acquisition by Intel, including obtaining the classification of the acquisition as a capital transaction rather than an asset sale.

Notable practitioners

Gill Nadel chairs the firm's import, export and international trade practice. He is experienced representing well-known clients in customs litigation and is very knowledgeable about international developments in tax law, with one source noting that he "was able to bring comparative judgement from rulings in Canada, South Africa and the UK, and this knowledge worked in our favour."

The "highly professional" Tal Atsmon is praised by clients for his "very accurate, outside-the-box thinking," and for providing "good solutions for very complicated issues." Within the taxation field, he assists with litigation as well as cross-border transactions.

Sources say Yaron Sever has "an outstanding knowledge of tax law, and his US background makes him very well suited to deal with US-Israel matters." His broad knowledge base also covers the taxation aspects of equity compensation.