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Lipa Meir & Co

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Chairman: Dr. Lipa Meir, Zuriel Lavie, Alon Pomeranc

Managing Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee: Alon Pomeranc

Number of partners: 45

Number of lawyers: 85

Languages: English, French, Hebrew

Firm Overview:

Guiding businesses to the next level

At the forefront of the market for more than three decades, Lipa Meir & Co. has been one of the most forward-looking business law firms in Israel, helping to shape industries and advise domestic and multinational clients who operate on the cutting edge thereof.

Founded by Dr Lipa Meir in 1987, the firm has grown and expanded steadily and maintain its firm commitment to the highest standards, personal attention and tailor-made response to each client’s unique concerns and needs, providing myriad advice in all fields of commercial-civil law.

Looking outward towards global success

Today, comprising 85 attorneys, Lipa Meir & Co.’s dedicated core of professionals serves clients in multi-faceted transactions or highly complex, bet-the-company litigation. Having studied, trained and worked overseas, its attorneys are well versed in the business trends, opportunities and challenges for clients operating in many jurisdictions, including the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America, supporting Israeli clients as they expand and launch abroad, as well as helping international clients to buy or invest in Israeli businesses and conduct business in the Israeli market.

A deep familiarity with the commercial, regulatory and technical issues affecting international transactions is naturally paramount to successfully closing a deal. Thus, foreign clients doing business in Israel or Israeli clients doing business abroad benefit greatly from the specialized International department at Lipa Meir & Co., which is well versed in all aspects of global deal-making.

Forefront of Key Sectors:

Lipa Meir & Co.’s understanding of these global trends and its sector experience position the firm on the front line of a rapidly changing business environment, and allows it to provide the most up-to-date advice, innovative legal structures and effective solutions to a weighty roster of clients. Among those who rely on Lipa Meir & Co. ‘s unswerving professionalism, creativity and focus on personal attention are private and public companies, prominent banking and financial institutions, investment houses, the largest HMO and and the largest food group (respectively) in Israel, as well as clients operating in the fields of insurance, retail and wholesale distribution, technology and computers, telecommunication, media, PR, infrastructure and energy, real estate, construction, utilities, as well as governmental and other corporate entities and Kibbutzim.

Repertoire of Success

Throughout the years, Lipa Meir & Co. has advised on numerous landmark domestic transactions affecting the Israeli economy, and served as counsel in many significant international deals, transactions and litigation cases. Such a track record includes the debt restructuring of the largest HMO in Israel, the largest cooperative restructuring in Israel, major and cross-the-board debt reorganization schemes, several well publicized acquisitions of publicly traded companies where the firm served as buyers’ or

sellers’ counsel, IPOs, state-of-the-art financial product (Wall Street Type) investments, representation of international and local clients (including the State) in large-scale national infrastructure transactions and projects, e.g. the sale of trains, power plants/turbines/solar energy installations and desalination plants and securing franchises from a number of international brands in the retail business.

Agility & Attention:

Lipa Meir & Co.’s clients benefit greatly from this vast and diverse experience, and are reassured by its agility, understanding and ability to seamlessly expand the areas of expertise offered to clients. As a result, its authentic, full-service ‘one-stop-shop’ allows Lipa Meir & Co. to shape creative and unique legal responses that fit the diverse needs of each client, right down to the smallest detail.

The Most Integrated Service:

Widely recognized by international and domestic legal directories, Lipa Meir & Co.’s key departments — Technology. Corporate. M&A; Healthcare; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Commercial; Real Estate & Finance; Real Estate, Hotels & Leisure; and Labour — maintain close communication and constantly share insight to ensure that clients receive the most comprehensive, informed and integrated advice to achieve their objectives. As such, Lipa Meir & Co. provides a depth and level of experience, insight and creative flair that mirror both the needs and expectations of our clients, combined with a calming reassurance necessary for cultivating business — locally and worldwide.

Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust & Competition

Arbitration & ADR

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets & Securities

China and Far East Desk

Class Action & Derivative Actions

Environmental Protection, Cleantech & Clean Energy

Commercial

Cooperative Societies & Agriculture

Cyber Affairs and AI

Defense Industries

Employment Law

Healthcare & Life Sciences

High-Tech & Technology

Hotels and Leisure

Insolvency & Restructuring Insurance

Intellectual Property

International Transactions

Internet & e-Commerce

Investment Funds

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Medical Cannabis

Mergers & Acquisitions

Planning & Construction Proceedings

Privacy & Data Protection

Project Finance, Infrastructure & Energy

Real Estate

Regulation & Administrative Litigation

Telecommunication & IT Technologies

Tenders

Urban Renewal

Lipa Meir & Co rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Israel
Banking & Finance
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Department
Banking & Finance
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Competition/Antitrust
4
Competition/Antitrust
4
Band 4
Lawyers
4
Yariv Ilan
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A
5
Corporate/M&A
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Band 5
Dispute Resolution
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Alon Pomeranc
4
Alon Pomeranc
4
Band 4
Labour & Employment
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
4
Shabi Michaeli
4
Band 4
Restructuring/Insolvency
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Restructuring/Insolvency
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Restructuring/Insolvency
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Band 1
Lawyers
Lipa Meir
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Lipa Meir
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Senior Statespeople
1
Zuriel Lavie
Head of Restructuring/Insolvency
1
Band 1