Managing Partner: Meir Linzen
Number of partners: 150+
Number of lawyers: 400+
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Hebrew, Russian
Herzog Fox & Neeman has emerged as Israel’s powerhouse law firm, providing the most cutting-edge, commercial and innovative advice to an unrivalled roster of local and multinational companies, investors and entrepreneurs, across all industries, especially given our unrivalled experience in cross-border and domestic matters and our clear understanding of global business.
Widely ranked as top tier, it is often the go-to firm for multinationals and start-ups on matters that have transformed the businesses themselves, shaped whole sectors and contributed to the success of the Israeli economy. As Israel’s largest law firm, it is also the most diverse, with over 50 dual-qualified, foreign-born lawyers with top-level experience at US, UK and Australian firms.
Main Areas of Practice:
AdTech & Media Compliance
Antitrust & Competition
Arbitration & ADR
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets & Securities
Corporate & Securities Litigation
Derivatives & Structured Products
Employee Incentive Schemes
Employee Tax Benefits
Environment & Climate Change
Financial Services Regulation
Indirect Taxes, Customs & International Trade
Insolvency & Restructuring
International Tax Planning
Internet & E-commerce
Investment Funds & Private Equity
Labour & Employment Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Planning & Construction
Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
Privatisation & Restructuring
Technology & Regulation
Value Added Tax (VAT)
Clients welcome Herzog Fox Neeman’s integrated approach across more than 50 departments, which work together seamlessly in order to provide its clients with efficient and holistic solutions.
Further to the firm’s established practice areas, described below, Herzog Fox & Neeman has developed specialised, pioneering departments, such as Artificial Intelligence and Cannabis practices, adapting to and shaping sectors as they evolve.
Herzog Fox & Neeman’s Corporate practice is the largest in Israel, advising multinationals on the highest profile, most complex and most lucrative transactions. As Israel’s leading M&A team, its diversity is showcased by its advice on all issues of corporate law, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions (private and public), strategic engagements, corporate restructuring, public offerings and private placements in Israel, the US and Europe. Herzog Fox & Neeman acts for Israeli and multinationals, investors, issuers and underwriters in placing securities on stock exchanges around the world.
A leader in hi-tech, it establishes and represents VC and private equity funds and successfully accompanies start-ups from early stage to exit. The firm is the first Israeli law firm to establish a Silicon Valley representative office, providing a direct, real-time line of communication between both offices.
Banking & Finance:
Herzog Fox & Neeman’s banking and finance practice is one of the largest dedicated finance practices in Israel and acts for major global financial institutions, including most of the foreign banks active in Israel. The practice includes corporate finance, derivatives and financial products, regulatory issues, insolvency and restructuring and more.
The firm’s project finance department has been involved in all of Israel’s most significant infrastructure development and project finance transactions, representing bidders, concessionaires and lenders on toll roads, light railways, desalination plants, telecommunications systems, and other transportation facilities.
Herzog Fox & Neeman has cemented its reputation as Israel’s preeminent Tax practice due to the scope of its work, its expertise in international tax planning and its major influence on Israel’s tax regime. The firm has long been involved in structuring major international transactions, as well as obtaining landmark tax rulings which have shaped Israel’s hi-tech and venture capital industries. Herzog Fox & Neeman also advise on VAT, indirect tax and customs issues, as well as advise individuals with significant assets in Israel, charities, trustees, guardians, heirs, executors, family offices and financial institutions in all areas of tax and estate planning..
Herzog Fox & Neeman’s litigation practice is among the largest in Israel, specialising in representing multinational companies before Israeli courts. The firm’s practice is the “first stop” for disputes in Israel involving an international or multi-jurisdictional element, claims involving foreign litigants, and high-profile class action suits. Areas of practice include: administrative law, arbitration, mediation, commercial and corporate litigation, crisis management, white collar crime and corporate corruption.
Regulatory & Governmental:
Herzog Fox & Neeman’s lawyers are specialists on all regulatory issues that a client is likely to encounter, with many joining Herzog Fox & Neeman directly from the public sector, bringing close working relations with many government offices. The firm has been intimately involved in numerous government privatisations and advise on compliance, antibribery & corruption, government incentives and public international law.