Yoel Frohlich from Gissin & Co., Advocates
Yoel Frohlich מחברת Gissin & Co., Advocates

Yoel Frohlich

Senior Partner, Head of Litigation Dept.

Year of Birth: 1971
Email: [email protected]
Position: Senior Partner, Head of Litigation Dept.
Seniority in position: 21 years
Public positions: Member of the Liquidations Committee, Israel Bar Association (2004)
Education: LL.M. Studies, Bar Ilan University; LL.B., The College of Management.
Member in: Member of the Israel Bar Association Liquidations Committee (2004)

What recent key move did you lead?
Representing the directors of B Communications (Bezeq's parent company) against an application for the approval of a derivative suit due to a distribution of a dividend amounting to NIS 113 million, on the grounds of illegality due to a breach of the dividends distribution conditions. We managed to lead to the rejection of the application with the claim that a dividend distribution per se does not constitute harm to the company, as long as it has not been proven that the company's solvency was hurt.
Control struggles that concluded in a victory for our clients, over the companies of Baron Commodities (11% of the Israeli cement market) and Ir HaSha'ashu'im (Luna Park, Super Land and more).

What are the firm’s strongest attributes?
Our uncompromising drive towards victory in the litigation cases that we manage, our professionalism and experience in various commercial disputes, our human capital and our winning team.

Which of the firm’s recent key moves will lead to it becoming stronger over the next few years?
Management of and representation in some of the most complex disputes in the Israeli commercial law, with an emphasis on companies, struggles of control and directors' liability.

What are the main challenges facing the firm in the next few years?
To maintain our position as a leading commercial litigation firm.

Publications:
Author of the Business Law bestseller: "Temporary and Immediate Reliefs in Business Law" (Ronen Publishing). The book discusses injunctions in the commercial disputes that the firm regularly handles: Company control struggles, companies' insolvencies, commercial disputes, IP and public tenders. The book was recognized by the Administration of the Courts and dozens of copies were purchased to be used by judges from the various courts, who use it as a reference for their decisions.