AL & Co. Avraham Lalum & Co., Law Firm
An International Firm and one of the Leaders in Israel in The Following Practice Areas: Real Estate, Banking and Finance, Urban Renewal, International Real Estate, Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Crises Management, Labor Law and more
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Founder, Owner and Managing Partner
AL & Co. Avraham Lalum & Co., Law Firm
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Racheli Vizer Peled
Yaniv Maaby Notary
About AL & Co. Avraham Lalum & Co., Law Firm
Avraham Lalum & Co. Law Firm (AL & Co.) is an international firm and one of Israel’s leading firms in the practice areas of real estate, banking and finance, urban renewal, litigation, dispute resolution & crisis management and labor law. The firm has been ranked consistently by Israeli and international guides as one of the leading and renowned law firms in Israel and abroad. The business-oriented firm represents, among others, leading developers and contractors, public organizations, local authorities, economic development companies, purchasing groups and leading investors in complex real estate transactions. The firm handles, inter alia, urban renewal projects – Tama 38 and Pinui-Binui, asset-swap transactions, execution, sale and purchasing, funding, arbitrations dispute resolution and crisis management. Since its establishment in 2006, Avraham Lalum & Co. has striven to realize its goals and targets with the highest level of professionalism, amongst other things finding particularly creative solutions in complex real estate deals while taking into consideration the taxation, planning and property aspects. The focus, expertise, flexibility of thought, and limitless dedication of Avraham Lalum & Co. has earned it broad recognition among leading clients who choose the firm time and time again.
An Effective Approach
The firm’s objective is to enable clients to implement transactions effectively and successfully, while carefully planning the overall aspects of the deal, providing personal service which is adapted to the clients and the project’s needs, and comprehensive, close, professional, and creative legal support. The firm’s ongoing success is the best expression of the devoted efforts of its staff.
Real Estate, Banking and Finance
The firm has extensive experience in supporting complex real estate transactions from the initial development stage through their completion.
Over the years, the firm’s lawyers have gained major experience and deep expertise in supporting a wide range of deals including:
• Real estate development
• Urban renewal
• Hotels and yielding properties
• Purchasing groups
• Planning and zoning
• Real estate taxation
• Real estate financing while supporting financiers in finance transactions
• Arbitrations, mediations and crisis management.
The firm has particular expertise in facilitating projects and building a collaterals structure – including the representation of private and institutional financier including some of Israel’s leading underwriters and insurers. Its extensive practical experience enables the firm to provide solutions for the field’s complex issues, including representation vis-à-vis planning and permits institutes, representation in the courts, solutions for complex ownership issues, and tax consulting. Its multi-disciplinary approach enables the firm to provide a truly holistic umbrella of services for its clients, as a one-stop-shop that matches the dynamics of the market in general and the real estate sector in particular.
The firm’s international departments includes active branches in Europe and operations in about 15 countries across the globe including: The U.S., Ukraine, Germany, Romania, Georgia, Zanzibar, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Austria, The Caribbean Islands and many other.
Professional and Business Connections and Comprehensive Solutions
As an international law firm and one of Israel’s top firms, the firm has a vast network of business and professional connections and it works closely with similar firms and external legal counselors in Israel and abroad, including connections to renowned and leading businesspersons. The firm works in close cooperation with other leading firms in the fields of taxation, planning and zoning, and corporate law, to provide its clients with comprehensive solutions regarding the overall legal issues related to their transactions.
Due to the complexity of the real estate and urban renewal sector, the firm is insistent that every deal transaction is supported and led by a partner.
Avraham Lalum & Co. is one of Israel’s recognized and leading firms in all matters related to urban renewal projects and complex combination deals.
This major practical experience enables the firm to optimally support and implement every project. The firm’s lawyers provide a response to complex issues in the field including representation before the planning and licensing authorities, representation before judicial authorities, solutions to complex property issues, tax consultancy, support in financing projects, and drafting sale-purchase agreements. Adv. Avraham Lalum, the firm’s head and founder, is a prominent authority in Israel’s real estate and urban renewal sector and is the author of the books “A Guide to Pinui-Binui Deals” and “A Guide to TAMA 38 Deals.”
The firm represents and manages cases for leading local and international companies and individuals, directors and officers in complex litigations in the various courts and local and international arbitrations before various arbitration institutes and tribunals, such as the ICC, in planning and zoning committees, in the labor courts and more. The firm has vast experience in handling litigation cases in a wide variety of topics, including: class actions, shareholders control struggles, financial and accounting disputes, contractual-commercial disputes such as arise from distribution and marketing contracts, licensing and IP, D&O and professional liability, antitrust, tenders, labor law and more.
Labor Law Department
The department practices labor law including ongoing counsel (also in streamlining and downsizing processes), opinions, due diligences and the representation of small and large companies in all aspects of labor law and relations. The department handles individual and collective labor law. The department providing legal counsel to clients in various labor law proceedings (hearings, bipartite proceedings and more) and represents clients in legal proceedings in the labor courts, arbitrations and mediations.
Dispute Resolution and Crises Management Department
The Department is led by Adv. Avi Lalum, a mediator and arbitrator, with years of experience in the field of real estate and labor law dispute resolution, and includes top-tier attorneys, leaders in their respective fields. The firm specializes in managing projects that are at crisis stages for various reasons. We work through a dedicated team of experts, headed by the Firm’s founder, Adv. Lalum, whose purpose is to assist enterprises in crisis situations which require a multi-disciplinary perspective, in order to help them overcome their crisis in the fastest and best manner.
Awards & Achievements
Index of Urban Renewal
The Israeli Bar Association: "The conduct of the Israeli Fire and Rescue Services is life-threatening"
"Restricting investors' mortgage rates – potentially catastrophic for purchase groups"
Lawyers: "Restricting investors' mortgage rates may cause an increase in rent costs"
The Israel Bar Association: We should forbid authorities from demanding TAMA 38 indemnification
A new notion may restrict investors' mortgage to 25% of the Value of the property
January 2016, TAMA 38 Review
Adv. Avraham Lalum & Adv. Amit Arad
TAMA 38 amendment will create great uncertainty
Avraham Lalum & Co. Law Firm – A selection of articles
The Economic Committee took the 9th amendment to the Apartments Sales Law one step further
The Legal Forum Website
An emergency meeting of the Israeli Bar Association on the matter of purchase groups
This is how to protect yourselves in a purchase group
Articles about AL & Co. Avraham Lalum & Co., Law Firm
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