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Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co

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Managing Partner: Michael Barnea
Senior Partners: Simon Jaffa, Zohar Lande, Zvi Gabbay
Number of Partners: 36
Number of Lawyers: 120
Languages: English, French, German, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:  

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. is one of Israel’s leading commercial law firms with a cross-border focus. Inbound and outbound international work is a particular strength, with seventy percent of our work having a cross-border element. The firm’s international capabilities, which include commercial knowledge, innovative thinking, and a broad network of relationships with foreign law firms and industries, enable us to respond to clients’ needs in all spheres of their business activity.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Barnea counsels both foreign companies operating in Israel and Israeli companies operating abroad. Thanks to its global reputation, Barnea’s client base consists mainly of international players, including top-tier corporations from various industries.

Corporations, Mergers & Acquisitions:
Corporate law is at the core of the consultation services we provide to clients throughout all stages of their activities in Israel and abroad. Our long-standing corporate practice attracts praise for its cross-border capabilities. We frequently counsel clients on M&A transactions, corporate restructuring, private and public financing, purchase offers, takeovers, splits, and shareholder activism. The firm is ranked by prestigious ranking guides as one of Israel’s leading law firms in this area.

Infrastructure & Project Financing:
Our firm has been involved in numerous high-profile and complex projects in Israel in recent years, including the light railways, the construction of the IDF training complex, the Ashdod Port project, the construction of pumped-storage hydroelectric and solar-thermal power stations, road and tunnel projects, and water desalination and natural gas projects. We possess particular strength in all aspects of complex projects and offer advice throughout the life cycle of a project, including during the construction and operation periods.

Litigation:
The firm has renowned expertise representing both local and foreign, private and public corporations operating in Israel, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families, in commercial-civil disputes. The firm litigates in dispute cases involving trade restraint, infrastructure, capital markets, technology, labour law, communications, and real estate.

Technology:
Innovation is one of the traits that defines the firm. It offers creative and custom-made solutions for any type of business. It counsels a variety of early-and late-stage companies, as well as leading venture capital, corporate venture, and private equity investors. It also manages prominent cross-border technology-related transactions. Barnea is a well-known player in the Israeli hi-tech ecosystem. The firm works closely with Israeli accelerators and incubators, as many attorneys from the team serve as mentors for young entrepreneurs.

Banking & Finance:
The firm provides solutions to the special needs of Israeli and foreign banks, investment houses, insurance companies, financial institutions, and various financing and brokerage bodies. In the finance field, it oversees the largest and most complex development and financing transactions in Israel and is involved in all stages of these transactions.

Capital Markets:
The capital markets team provides comprehensive legal services on financial regulation and enforcement to public companies, boards of directors, and officers. The services provided concern various legal issues pertaining to clients’ activities in the capital markets both in Israel and abroad. The firm’s clients include public companies traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and on foreign stock exchanges, dual listed companies, and companies seeking to delist. The firm also represents investment houses, hedge funds, investment consultants, marketers, and portfolio managers operating or seeking to operate in Israel.

Employment:
Barnea is one of the top and most experienced firms in helping foreign corporations with their activity in the employment sphere in Israel. It provides professional legal advisory services in regards to employee recruitment processes and employment relations.

Real Estate:
The firm provides a wide range of legal services to its clients engaged in private and commercial real estate transactions. It advises on property tax, expropriations, real estate valuations, planning and licensing processes with applicable authorities, municipal taxes, and ongoing real estate contracts.

Regulation:
The firm provides solutions for corporations contending with diverse regulatory requirements, including in the fields of antitrust, infrastructure and energy, capital markets, communications, privacy, gambling, financial trading, food, health, veterinary services, environmental protection, credit cards and banking. Barnea also represents clients against the various regulatory authorities.

Investment Funds:
The firm possesses extensive expertise in handling the legal matters of private equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure, and special-purpose financing funds. It represents both Israeli and international investment funds from various industries and global markets, providing them the full spectrum of legal services, including from the preliminary stages of structuring.

White Collar:
We represent high-profile clients, including multinational corporations, corporate executives, and individuals. Our extensive experience covers a variety of fields, including money laundering, fraud, bribery, antitrust, financial reporting violations, and the use of insider information. In addition, our firm has a track record of managing large-scale document discovery cases for litigation in the US.

Private Clients:
The firm provides legal advisory services to high-net-worth private clients and families in relation to family-wealth management, trusts, and estates. Its legal services include creating an optimal legal structure for planning and managing trusts and intergenerational wealth transfers, as well as developing and overseeing families’ real estate properties, taxes, financial agreements, wills, and inheritances.

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Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Israel
Capital Markets
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Michael Barnea
4
Michael Barnea
4
Band 4
Zvi Gabbay
4
Zvi Gabbay
4
Band 4
Competition/Antitrust
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
2
Gal Rozent
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Corporate/M&A
3
Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Michael Barnea
2
Michael Barnea
2
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Dispute Resolution
5
Dispute Resolution
5
Band 5
Lawyers
Zohar Lande
4
Zohar Lande
4
Band 4
IT & Data Protection
1 Department
Department
IT & Data Protection
3
IT & Data Protection
3
Band 3
Labour & Employment
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Labour & Employment
3
Labour & Employment
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Netta Bromberg
4
Netta Bromberg
4
Band 4
Projects & Energy
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Projects & Energy
4
Projects & Energy
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Simon Jaffa
3
Simon Jaffa
3
Band 3
Startups & Emerging Companies
1 Department
Department
Startups & Emerging Companies
3
Startups & Emerging Companies
3
Band 3
White-Collar Crime
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
3
Dror Arad-Alayon
3
Band 3
Zvi Gabbay
3
Zvi Gabbay
3
Band 3