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Practice Areas

Hi-Tech & Venture Capital


Dr. Shenhav, head of GKH Hi-Tech and Venture Capital Practice, represents many of Israel’s leading venture capital and private equity funds, advising them on formation, tax efficient structuring and operations, and has developed a unique tax structuring, accounting for complex Israeli and international tax regimes.

Prior to its merger with GKH, Dr. Shenhav established the boutique Shenhav and Co. firm, practiced law for several years at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, and served as Vice Dean of the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

Dr. Shenhav is an Adjunct Professor at the Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. He is head of the Law Firm and Accounting Firm Committee of IATI (Israel’s leading Hi-Tech Organization). He is also a frequent lecturer at seminars and conferences relating to innovation, venture capital and tax in Israel and abroad.

Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association, 1992

Israel Bar Association, 1991


Dr. Shenhav is a board member of the Alliance High School in Tel Aviv.