תמונה ראשית Barnea
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Established: 2003
Line of Business: Law Firm
Address: Electra City Tower, 58 HaRakevet St., Tel Aviv 6777016
Phone: 972-3-6400600
Fax: 972-3-6400650
Email: mail@barlaw.co.il
Website: http://www.barlaw.co.il
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Facts & Numbers

70% International Activity

70%

International Activity

Operating Since 2003

Operating Since

2003

Average Age of Employees 35

Average Age of Employees

35

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Company Executives

  • Michael Barnea, Barnea

    Michael Barnea

    Managing Partner

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    Michael Barnea
  • Simon Jaffa, Barnea

    Simon Jaffa

    Founding Partner

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    Simon Jaffa
  • Zohar Lande, Barnea

    Zohar Lande

    Senior Partner and Head of the Litigation Department

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    Zohar Lande

Additional Partners

    Dr. Zvi Gabbay
    Ariel Nadler
    Dr. Dotan Baruch
    Marie Tsion
    David Barnett
    Noa Azoulay-Havdala
    Maya Zisser Ben-Tal
    Inon Yogev
    Yuval Lazi
    Hagit Ross
    Ilan Blumenfeld
    Liat Keisary-Yahalomi
    Ariella Dreyfuss
    Hadar Israeli
    Harel Perlmutter
    Daphna Breiman Klein
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About Barnea

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. is a leading commercial law firm in Israel with an esteemed reputation in the international arena. About 70% of our firm’s activities have an international dimension. The firm’s international capabilities, which include commercial knowledge, innovative thinking, and a broad network of relationships with foreign law firms and industries, enable us to respond to clients’ needs in all spheres of their business activities.

Our firm is ranked as a top-tier law firm in Israel by leading international and local rating directories: Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who, IFLR1000, Dun’s 100 and BDI Code.

Our Spheres of Expertise

Corporations, Mergers and Acquisitions - Corporate law is at the core of the advisory services we provide to clients throughout all stages of their activities in Israel and abroad. We counsel on matters of incorporation, capital recruitments, loan and financing agreements, hostile takeovers and control battles, splits, asset acquisitions and regulation.

Capital Markets - We provide comprehensive legal services on financial regulation and enforcement in Israel and abroad. Our clients include public companies traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and on foreign stock exchanges, dual-listed companies, companies seeking to delist, etc. We also represent investment houses, provident and mutual funds, hedge funds, investment consultants, marketers and portfolio managers operating or looking to operate in Israel. Additionally, our firm represents numerous companies during initial coin offerings (ICOs).

Infrastructure and Project Financing - Our firm has been involved in numerous high-profile and complex projects in Israel in recent years, including the Light Railway projects in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, the electrification of the Israel Light Railway network, the construction of the Israel Defense Forces training base in the Negev, the construction of hydroelectric and photovoltaic power plants, road and tunnel projects, water desalination and natural gas projects and sewage and waste treatment facility projects. We have extensive experience in all aspects of complex projects, including with regard to regulatory issues and financing options; the preparation of tender offers, concession agreements (BOO, BOT, etc.), EPC construction agreements, and operation and maintenance agreements; applications for licenses and permits; and the handling of proceedings at local committees and government authorities.

Litigation - We have renowned expertise representing both local and foreign private and public corporations operating in Israel, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families, during commercial-civil disputes. We litigate in disputes involving trade restraint, infrastructure, the capital market, technology, labor law, communications and real estate.

Technology - Our firm provides legal advisory services to technology companies throughout their life cycles. We advise on founders’ agreements and investment agreements, fundraising and government incentives, tax structure, mergers and acquisitions, production and distribution, employee remuneration, privacy protection, and database security. Our clients include startups and mature high-tech companies, venture capital and private equity funds, and private and angel investors. We also represent local, international, and multinational companies.

Real-Estate - We have vast experience advising private, public, and government companies; construction companies; contractors; private clients from Israel and abroad; purchasing groups; commercial centers; and the kibbutz sector. During urban renewal projects, demolish and build projects, and National Outline Plan 38 projects, our firm represents and advises tenants, developers, and contractors.

Employment - We represent both international and local companies during employee recruitments and throughout employment relations. This includes drafting employment and severance agreements, overseeing employee stock option allotments, managing issues pertaining to severance pay and golden parachutes, preparing employee remuneration policies, and handling labor issues arising during M&A or investment transactions. We also specialize in reorganization processes and in negotiating with employee unions.

Regulation - Our firm offers solutions for corporations contending with diverse regulatory requirements, including in the fields of antitrust, infrastructure and energy, the capital market, communications, privacy, gambling, financial trading, food, health, veterinary services, environmental protection, credit cards and banking. We also represent our clients before the various regulatory authorities.

Internet - We are one of the leading law firms in Israel providing legal advisory services to companies operating in the fields of internet, e-commerce, online financial trading and online gambling. Our firm specializes in the international aspects of regulation, taxation, licensing, privacy protection, and data security, as well as in the commercial issues applying to internet activities.

Taxation - The firm provides comprehensive advice and tax planning in relation to all aspects of the local operations of Israeli companies and multinational companies during transactions and investments by these companies abroad. Our expertise also extends to the planning of international tax structures, transfer price strategies, tax pre-rulings, compliance with tax laws and administrative tax proceedings.

Kibbutz Sector - Our legal services include the establishment of modern cooperatives and the provision of advice in relation to mergers and acquisitions, reorganization and restructuring, privatization, litigation, real estate transactions, tax planning and negotiations with employee organizations.

Antitrust - We provide a full spectrum of legal advisory services relating to antitrust issues, including the provision of legal and economic opinions, as well as the handling of legal proceedings involving cartels, restrictive trade practices, abuse of monopolistic power and various violations of antitrust laws. We also provide guidance to our clients during a wide range of transactions, including both joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions involving various issues pertaining to trade restrictions and competition.

Private Clients - The firm provides comprehensive legal advisory services to high-net-worth private clients and families in relation to the management of family wealth, trusts, and estates. Our legal services include creating an optimal legal structure for planning and managing trusts and intergenerational wealth transfers, as well as developing and overseeing family real estate, taxes, financial agreements, wills and inheritances.

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