S Horowitz & Co

Tel Aviv Office

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Senior Partners: Yehoshua Horesh, Alex Hertman, Tal Band

Number of partners worldwide: 62

Number of lawyers worldwide: 175

Languages: English, Hebrew, Hungarian, German, Spanish, Swedish

Firm Overview:  

Founded in 1921, S. Horowitz & Co. is one of Israel’s largest and leading law firms. The firm’s activities encompass three key practices: litigation, transactions and intellectual property. By adhering to its commitment to provide services of the highest professional standards, the firm has sought to maintain its ingrained tradition throughout its almost 100 year history, while adapting its needs to take into account 21st century advanced technologies and developments, all of which have enhanced its reputation and rich experience. The firm is recognized as a leader in its field by both the Israeli and international ranking directories. The firm’s clientele includes reputable and well-established Israeli and international companies, operating in a wide array of fields and industries.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:  

S. Horowitz & Co. has been described by Chambers Global as “without doubt, the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel”. The firm has the largest litigation department in Israel that is consistently ranked as a leader in that area. The firm is involved in many of the major commercial disputes affecting Israel’s economy, collaborating, where necessary, with some of the leading law firms worldwide.

Contact: Alex Hertman

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:  

S. Horowitz & Co. regularly advises clients on complex and high-profile corporate transactions, including M&A, JVs and IPOs as well as VC investments. Additionally, the firm regularly accompanies and advises the boards of both private and public companies with regard to their corporate governance and compliance obligations.

Contact: Clifford Davis

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:  

S. Horowitz & Co. is a leader in the field of banking and finance. The firm advises banks, financial institutions and borrowers on all aspects of financings. The firm has successfully represented most of the local and international banks in connection with their syndicated financings in Israel.

Contact: Anthony Bloch

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property/Information Technology:  

S. Horowitz & Co.’s IP department is the largest amongst Israel’s commercial firms, and has been described by Legal 500 as ‘a rare phenomenon in Israel’. The department is consistently ranked first in the international directories and is highly regarded for its professionalism and exceptional services. In addition to its expertise in IP litigation, the firm also advises on all non-contentious IP issues pertaining to the use, enforcement, licensing and protection of IP rights.

Contact: Tal Band

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Commercial Law:  

S. Horowitz & Co. advises international and local clientele on the negotiation, drafting and adaptation of all types of commercial contracts encompassing a wide range of businessrelated activities. Additionally, the firm provides ongoing support and accompaniment to companies relating to their day-to-day operations.

Contact: Amit Steinman

Tel: +9723 567 0844

Email: [email protected]

Project Finance & Infrastructure: 

S. Horowitz & Co. has extensive experience in providing advice and representation on all aspects of project finance involving infrastructure and other sectors of industry. Furthermore, the firm has extensive experience in accompanying entities in all project procedures, both in commercial and litigation aspects.

Contact: Michelle Liberman

Tel: +9723 564 0700

Email: [email protected]

Securities/Capital Markets:  

S. Horowitz & Co. regularly advises public companies, both at the required reporting level and on issuing bonds and other security interests. The firm also represents financial institutions, underwriters and companies in matters covering IPOs, private placements, structured financing, securitization and derivatives.

Contact: Amir Assali

Tel: +9723 567 0868

Email: [email protected]

Antitrust/Competition:  

S. Horowitz & Co. provides clients with full and comprehensive advice on a wide array of antitrust issues, including regarding the regulatory aspects and notification process applicable to M&A transactions, JVs, restrictive arrangements etc.

Contact: Hagai Doron

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Tax:  

S. Horowitz & Co.’s tax department offers broad advice and expertise on all aspects pertaining to business taxation, including in relation to M&A, restructuring, disclosure procedures, JVs, real estate, capital markets and international tax, where issues such as direct tax, indirect tax and/or international taxation are covered.

Contact: Leor Nouman

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Commercial Real Estate:  

S. Horowitz & Co. provides comprehensive legal services in the area of commercial real estate, including development, construction, financing, leasing and proceedings before the Israel Lands Administration. In addition, the firm represents many clients in connection with property group acquisitions and urban renewal.

Contact: Avigail Kastiel

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Pharmaceutical Industry/Life Sciences:  

S. Horowitz & Co. represents both domestic and international companies in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, acting on their behalf in Israel and abroad, in litigation, regulation, licensing and IP.

Contact: Dovev Apel

Tel: +9723 567 0876

Email: [email protected]

Hi tech & Innovation:  

S. Horowitz & Co. advises on all the legal and commercial aspects spanning the business, financial, development and commercialization life cycle of start-ups and mature hi-tech companies. Its clients operate in diverse fields, including financial technology (FinTech).

Contact: Mordehai (Motti) Malca

Tel: +9723 567 0646

Email: [email protected]

White Collar:  

S. Horowitz & Co. advises clients on an array of offences, such as antitrust, tax evasion, securities fraud, bribery, money laundering, computer and internet violations, environmental protection, business licensing, planning and zoning, work safety and more.

Contact: Pnina Sheffer Emmanuel

Tel: +9723 567 0602

Email: [email protected]

Contact: Amit Becher

Tel: +9723 567 0602

Email: [email protected]

Environment:  

S. Horowitz & Co. is highly active in this area of law based on its knowledge, vast experience and accumulated expertise in the field, including: radiation, water, soil and air pollution, noise and odour nuisances, hazardous materials and waste disposal.

Contact: Eliya Zunz Koller

Tel: +9723 567 0614

Email: [email protected]

Telecommunications & Media: 

S. Horowitz & Co. advises mobile phone operators, broadcasters, cable franchisees, content providers, satellite operators, service providers and financiers on all corporate and regulatory issues pertaining to telecommunications and the media.

Contact: Hagai Doron

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Insurance & Product Liability:  

S. Horowitz & Co. provides advises insurance and reinsurance companies in both contentious and non-contentious matters and bring significant product liability experience to the table.

Contact: Avi Ordo

Tel: +9723 567 0700

Email: [email protected]

Employment Law:  

S. Horowitz & Co. provides ongoing guidance to clients on all labour law-related aspects, including drafting and negotiating employment agreements or arrangements and acting on their behalf in the relevant labour courts. Furthermore, the firm accompanies clients in the ongoing management of their employee relations, both on the personal and collective level.

Contact: Ofir Pozner

Tel: +9723 567 0750

Email: [email protected]

International Work:  

Since its establishment, S. Horowitz & Co. has been regularly instructed on major cross-border and international transactions and proceedings that require Israeli legal counsel.