Harpaz, Oren, Adler & Co., Advocates
Infrastructures and Commercial Law, Civil-commercial litigation, Projects and Tenders, High-Tech and Cyber
|Line of Business:||Infrastructures and Commercial Law, Civil-commercial litigation, Projects and Tenders, High-Tech and Cyber|
|Address:||11 Menachem Begin Rd., Rogovin-Tidhar Tower, 30th floor, Ramat Gan|
About Harpaz, Oren, Adler & Co., Advocates
Harpaz, Oren, Adler & Co., Advocates is a leading infrastructures, litigation and commercial law firm. The firm’s partners synergistically integrate dozens of years of expertise, experience and reputation in complex cases’ management for clients from Israel and abroad, including international corporations and foreign governments.
The firm emphasizes the understanding of the each and every client’s business and legal needs, with personal attention and uncompromising service quality. The firm includes five partners and ten attorneys, all of whom specialize in its practice areas.
The firm works in the model of an elite expert unit, and its motto is “Experts at What We Do”.
The firm’s organizational culture promotes excellence and multi-disciplinary professional development amongst its employees with constant learning, an enriching work environment, cooperation between the lawyers and work-life balance.
Infrastructures and Project Finance – the firm supports clients in large construction and infrastructures projects. Adv. Sharon Adler, the department’s head, is a world-class expert, with longstanding and extensive experience in facilitating mega-projects such as roads and toll-roads paving, rails and light rails, solar and conventional power plants, desalination facilities, large infrastructure facilities and defense facilities. The firm has expertise in PPP, BOT and DB projects, as well as mega-projects. The firm provides its clients with comprehensive service throughout all of the projects’ stages – from RFT, through fundraising, project planning and execution, up to operations, with ongoing correspondence and representation before government agencies, mega-corporations and sub-contractors. The service encompasses all of the relevant aspects for a successful implementation: Tenders law, financing, concessions, contracts, risk management, commercial management, budget management, changes management, dispute settlements and lawsuits. The firm also handles the construction of military facilities in the framework of the U.S. military aid (COE Projects).
The department also provides related litigation and arbitration services in Israel and abroad.
Litigation – Adv. Dror Harpaz, who has 25 years of experience, leads this department with an emphasis on an inter-disciplinary dispute settlement approach. The department handles complex large-scale cases in courts and arbitration proceedings, for leading Israeli entities and large international companies, in all civil-commercial law fields, including: civil-commercial disputes, corporate, banking, securities, administrative, tenders, and labor law, insolvency, real-estate, IP, communica-tion law, contractors disputes, and class actions.
Some recent major cases include: defending the tender awardee in the Israel Railways electrification project, representation of Spain’s largest citrus company in a mega-arbitration against the Israeli Plant Production and Marketing Board and representation of the Spanish partner of the Ashdod Desalination Facility’s constructor in legal proceedings concerning the facility.
Commercial Law – Headed by Adv. Eyal Oren, whose background as a high-tech entrepreneur provides him with in-depth commercial, technological and legal understanding. The department provides ongoing counsel and support for all of the clients’ legal needs, establishment of companies, preparation of founders’ agreements, facilitation of investment, sale/purchase of shares and assets transactions, IP commercialization, and real-estate sales.
The department believes in a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach that is characterized by collaborations between the firm’s senior lawyers in order to achieve creative “out-of-the-box” solutions.
International Transactions and a Spanish Desk
The firm represents a variety of foreign companies with existing or planned Israeli operations in the utilities, technology and defense industries. The firm has close ties with numerous entities in the Spanish market, and its Spanish Desk handles leading Spanish companies in their Israeli operations. The firm maintains far-reaching interna-tional relationships and is a member of several international networks of lawyers, M&A experts, investment bankers and other professionals from around the world, that support its multi-national transaction and foreign litigation and representation capabilities.
Adv. Dror Harpaz – A Tel Aviv University graduate. He specializes in commercial litigation, international transactions, high-tech, utilities law, bio-tech and real-estate. He is an experienced litigator in local and international cases in all the courts and in arbitrations. He is also a certified mediator, who prefers out-of-court solutions to lengthy proceedings. He is also involved in financing and M&A transactions, real-estate transactions and more, and supports companies in their commercial operations, from their establishment and throughout their entire lifecycle.
Adv. Eyal Oren – has an LL.B. and an LL.M. (Commercial Law), Tel Aviv University. In addition to his background as a high-tech entrepreneur, he specializes in commercial law, high-tech, infrastructures, international transactions and IP. He is fluent in Spanish and leads the firm’s Spanish Desk. He is esteemed by numerous companies and businesspeople as someone who understands the challenges they face, and provides professional and creative solutions. He counsels numerous Israeli and foreign companies and corporations, lectures in academic and other forums, and is a member of the Board of Israel-Spain Chamber of Commerce.
Adv. Sharon Adler – has an LL.B. and an LL.M. (Corporate Law) from the Hebrew University, and more than 20 years of experience in construction and projects law, project finance, infrastructures development and governments RFTs. Supports Israeli and foreign clients throughout all of the projects’ stages, including finance, construction, risk management, dispute settlement, arbitrations, tenders, contracts and more. Facilitated and facilitates numerous mega-projects including the electrification of the Israeli Railway, the Cross-Israel Highway and the thermo-solar power plant Ashalim. A military judge in his reserves service and lectures in the academy. Was ranked as one of the leading attorneys in the world in “Who’s Who Legal” 2017 and 2018 Construction Ranking.
Adv. Adiel Shulhani – has an LL.B., B.A, Psychology and an M.B.A. from Bar-Ilan University, and is admitted to the bar in Israel and in England. He has longstanding expertise in construction law and has been providing close support to some of Israel’s largest construction projects. In addition, he has extensive experience in communication, telecommunications, media and content procurement.
Adv. Vered Ashkenazi – has an LL.B. from the Hebrew University. She is an IT, high-tech, communication and media expert who handles complex transactions in these fields, including M&As, and technology and knowledge sale, purchasing, commercialization and licensing. She previously held executive positions in leading public high-tech companies and served as the General Counsel of the media company Keshet.
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