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Firm profile for Global 2021

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Managing Partner: Michael Barnea
Senior Partners: Simon Jaffa, Zohar Lande, Zvi Gabbay
Number of partners: 34
Number of lawyers: 94
Languages: English, French, German, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Barnea Jaffa Lande is a leading Israeli commercial law firm with an esteemed reputation in the international arena. About 70% of the firm’s activities have international aspects. The firm’s international capabilities, which include commercial knowledge, innovative thinking, and a broad network of relationships with foreign law firms and industries, enable Barnea 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 Barnea’s advisory services to clients throughout all stages of their activities in Israel and abroad. Barnea provides advice on matters of incorporation, capital recruitments, loan and financing agreements, hostile takeovers and control battles, splits, asset acquisitions, and regulation.

Infrastructure & Project Financing:
The firm has been involved in numerous high-profile and complex projects in Israel in the past few years, providing comprehensive legal counsel to local and international clients on infrastructure and PPP, PFI, and BOT projects. The firm possesses practical experience counseling clients on highly complex infrastructure projects that require substantial legal and economic expertise.

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, duallisted 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.

Internet:
The firm is one of the leading law firms in Israel providing legal advisory services to companies operating in the fields of internet, e-commerce, online financial trading, and online gambling. The firm specialises in the international aspects of regulation, taxation, licensing, privacy protection, and data security, as well as in the commercial issues that apply to internet activities.

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.

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.

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Article

Fintech – The Israeli Experience

Authors: Zvi Gabbay, Anat Even-Chen, Ron Shuhatovich

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Israel

Corporate/M&A
Band 3
Labour & Employment
Band 3
Projects & Energy
Band 3
TMT: Technology
Band 4

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Israel

Capital Markets


Corporate/M&A


Michael Barnea
Band 3

Dispute Resolution


Zohar Lande
Band 4

Projects & Energy


Simon Jaffa
Band 3

TMT: Technology


Michael Barnea
Band 4

Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 3
Michael BarneaCorporate/M&A
Simon JaffaProjects & Energy
Band 4
Zvi GabbayCapital Markets
Zohar LandeDispute Resolution
Michael BarneaTMT: Technology

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Electra City, 58 Harakevet St.,

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv District

Israel

6777016

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