Guy Farbman, Reshef & Co., Law Firm

Real Estate, Urban Renewal (Pinui-Binui and Tama 38), Planning and Zoning, Real Estate Taxation, Civil-Commercial, Litigation, Notary

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Established: 2001
Line of Business: Real Estate, Urban Renewal (Pinui-Binui and Tama 38), Planning and Zoning, Real Estate Taxation, Civil-Commercial, Litigation, Notary
Address: 9 Masada St., 3rd B.S.R Tower, Bnei Brak
Phone: 972-3-6129607
Fax: 972-3-7511059
Email: [email protected]
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    Guy Farbman

    Adv. and Notary Partner & Founder

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  • Efrat Reshef, Guy Farbman, Reshef & Co., Law Firm

    Efrat Reshef

    Adv. and Notary Partner

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About Guy Farbman, Reshef & Co., Law Firm

The Law Firm of Guy Farbman was founded in 2001 and is one of the leading and esteemed firms in the real estate and urban renewal fields. The firm meticulously provides personal, professional and thorough services for its clients, based on its core values of professionalism, reliability, fairness and creativity. The firm provides legal services in the fields of real estate, planning and zoning (P&Z), real estate taxation, corporate law, support and promotion of planning proceedings, registration and civil litigation. The firm also provides notary and civil arbitration services.

The firm represents a broad range of clients, including rights owners, purchasing groups, as well as private and public real-estate companies, that have been working in the field for many years and serve as an important pillar in the development of real-estate in Israel.

Executive Staff

Adv. and Notary Guy Farbman, Founding Partner

Adv. Farbman is a renowned expert in the field of real-estate, and a pioneer and opinion leader in the field of urban renewal. He has vast experience in civil-commercial law, including corporate, P&Z, real-estate taxation, accompanying complex combination transactions, purchasing groups and planning and executing complex real estate transactions. Adv. Farbman regularly appears before various legal tribunals, including appeals committees, local and district P&Z committees and Land Registration Inspectors. He regularly lectures in various forums on a variety of topics in the field of real estate, and is also the Chairperson of The Urban Renewal Committee at the Bar Association and the Tel Aviv District. He holds an LL.B. from the Netanya Academic College, and an M.B.A. from the Edinburgh Business School of Heriot-Watt University. He is a licensed notary. He was accredited as a lawyer in Israel in 2001 and as an arbitrator by the Israel Bar Association.

Adv. and Notary Efrat Reshef, Partner

Adv. Reshef is one of Israel’s leading real-estate attorneys in the facilitation of Pinui-Binui and Tama 38 projects. She has extensive experience in planning and executing complex real-estate transactions both on behalf of rights owners and on behalf of private and public corporations and local authorities and committees, including the planning and facilitation of combination transactions, real-estate completion transactions, land tenders, counsel and support for complex re-parcellation plans, counseling, accompanying and promoting rezoning plans and providing legal opinions for all of the complementary topics and adjacent fields including P&Z and real-estate taxation. She lectures in various real-estate forums. She has an LL.B. and B.A. (Business Administration) from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. She has a notary certification. She was accredited as a lawyer in Israel in 2003.

Practice Areas

Land and Real Estate and Arbitration Services

In this major practice area, the firm provides legal services from a broad economic and legal perspective, synergistically with other practices areas: real-estate taxation, P&Z, urban renewal and litigation, in order to provide the best service and results. The firm specializes in all real-estate-related issues: legal support for initiators and constructors, from negotiations to registration, urban renewal, combination transactions, purchasing groups, sale and purchase, yielding properties, counsel for individuals and groups and due diligence. Our vast real-estate experience enables us to counsel and arbitrate at all of the transaction’s stages, including right purchasing, negotiations, contracting with various entities, financing agreements and formalization and solutions for complex registrations.

Urban Renewal

Our Firm leads the Israeli urban renewal field and counsels and supports individuals and initiators in all types of urban renewal, including Tama 38 (reinforcement/demolition and reconstruction), Pinui-Binui and Ibui-Binui from the initial concept formulation stage and up to the completion of the project through the delivery of the new apartments to their owners. Our firm is one of the few firms in Israel that completed urban renewal projects (more than 50 projects) and reached the delivery stage. The expertise and experience that we gained through the completion of the projects have turned our firm into a leading firm on a national scale in this field.

Real-Estate Taxation

Our firm has broad experience and a strategic perspective on all aspects of real-estate tax (purchasing, betterment, VAT) in various real-estate transactions, including sale and purchase of real-estate assets, purchasing groups, urban renewal transactions, combination transactions, rights mobilization and land cooperatives transactions. The firm works in cooperation and full coordination with various government agencies in order to execute the transactions in the most appropriate, accurate and economic way for the firm’s clients. The firm’s operations in this area includes pre-execution planning, and all of the required aspects: pre-rulings, reporting, agreement drafting, legal opinions, self-assessments, and representation in various proceedings before the tax authorities including in objections and appeals proceedings.

Planning and Zoning

This practice area constitutes an inseparable part of the firm’s ongoing operations. An in-depth understanding of this field directly affects the quality of the eventual real-estate transaction. Our great expertise and experience help us streamline and maximize the clients’ transaction for maximal utilization of building rights, in numerous and diverse ways, such as complementary land in Pinui-Binui projects, mobilization of excessive rights and more. Our firm offers comprehensive legal support for P&Z proceedings before the local, district and appeal committees, administrative and district courts, the Supreme Court and more. In this practice we specialize in promoting rezoning plans, national zoning plans, building perseveration, betterment charges, appropriations and rezoning.

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