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S. Friedman & Co

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3 ranked lawyersBand 1IsraelGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Dominant and dynamic team with a market-leading shipping practice and client roster featuring major domestic and international companies. Its client base includes leading shipyards, shipping companies and governmental entities. Frequently called upon as counsel to advise on some of the country's most high-profile vessel acquisitions. Alongside its strong transactional capabilities, the team has demonstrable strength in contentious matters, especially with regard to EU shipping matters. Possesses experience acting for prominent clients in arbitrations.

Strengths

An interviewee enthused: “The team’s strength is in its professionalism, commitment, availability and creativity.”

“The Friedman team has a really vast knowledge of shipping matters,” confirmed one client.

Work highlights

Represented a number of shipping agencies, including Allalouf & Co Shipping, in class action proceedings alleging overcharging for local services provided to importers and exporters against port regulations.

Notable practitioners

Amir Cohen-Dor regularly represents Israel’s leading shipping companies and P&I clubs in contentious maritime mandates, with additional expertise in financing matters. One interviewee praised his “very deep knowledge” and noted: "His advocacy skills are very strong.”

Michael Safran focuses his practice on vessel financing and represents a broad range of financial institutions active in the maritime sector. Clients say: "He is an excellent lawyer."

Roiy Cohen has a broad maritime practice spanning charter negotiations, litigation and taxation advice. One interviewee described him as a “very diligent and smart lawyer.”

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S. Friedman & Co

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Location

One Matam Towers

PO Box 15065

Haifa

Haifa

Israel

31905

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Amir Cohen-Dor
Band 1
Michael Safran
Band 2
Roiy Cohen
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