Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

Israel’s Premier Niche Practice, specializing in Private Clients, Multinational Family Estate Structuring & Asset Protection, Trusts and International & Local Taxation

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Line of Business: Israel’s Premier Niche Practice, specializing in Private Clients, Multinational Family Estate Structuring & Asset Protection, Trusts and International & Local Taxation
Address: Sea View Building, 11 Hasadnaot St.,
Herzlia Pituach, P.O.Box 2053, 4612001
Phone: 972-9-9531953
Fax: 972-9-9531954
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.shinelaw.com
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  • Michael Shine, Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

    Michael Shine

    Founder 1946-2020

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  • Shira Shine, Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

    Shira Shine

    Senior Partner

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  • Alon Shine, Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

    Alon Shine

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  • Trevor  Silverman, Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

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  • Asher  Kenigsberg, Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

    Asher Kenigsberg

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About Michael Shine & Partners Advocates and Notaries

Michael Shine & Partners is one of the leading and most well-established law firms in Israel in the Private Client field, specialising in international taxation and asset protection, the establishment and administration of trusts, trust taxation and reporting, multi-jurisdictional asset protection, family wealth preservation and cross-border estate planning, as well as acting as general legal counsel for HNW families. The Firm is also a leader in the areas of AML and compliance.
By analyzing the client’s multi-faceted needs, we are able to provide bespoke services and care through our multi-disciplinary offering. Additionally, benefitting from an extensive, long-established global network of financial institutions, and legal and accounting firms, we are able to cater for every jurisdiction relevant to the particular client situation.
The Firm specialises in the establishment of family structures for the purposes of wealth management, estate planning, asset protection and family business organization. For these purposes the firm can provide the services of in-house foreign trust companies in a number of alternative jurisdictions, which are fully licensed and provide exclusive services to the firm’s clients.
Furthermore, the firm has extensive knowhow and experience in the areas of commercial law, real estate (with a specialisation in representing foreign residents), foreign investments and transactions, and wills and estate matters, where the main representation in these areas is of foreign residents.
The Firm also has a large compliance team dealing with the growing needs of clients in the local and international banking spheres. In recent years, the firm has become a specialist in advising its clients on banking and compliance issues, including FACTA, CRS, and AML compliance.
In addition to representing private clients from all over the world, including high net worth individuals and families, as well as family wealth funds, the firm’s clients include many international companies, international financial institutions and foreign trade risk insurers, as well as a large number of real estate companies controlled by foreign residents that hold commercial properties in Israel.
The firm has won numerous awards and is regularly rated, both in Israel and overseas, as a leading firm in its main field of expertise being Private Client. Furthermore, it is regularly ranked by Dun & Bradstreet as a leading firm in the areas of Private Client, Trusts and Family Wealth.
In 2010 the partners of the firm established what is today called “The Shine Group” which comprises:
1. M.S.A. Shine Global Family Office Ltd. - which manages and administers the affairs of multi-national families, providing professional and corporate advice and investment management services.
2. Alphen Asset Management A.G. - a fully licensed, independent Investment Advisory and Asset Management Company based in Zurich, Switzerland.
3. Alphen Trust Company A.G. – in-house licensed Trust Company in Zurich.

MICHAEL SHINE, Founder (1946-2020)
A graduate of University College in London and a member of the English bar, he founded the firm in 1977.
Michael Shine Founded the firm in 1977. He had an international reputation in all matters of international tax planning, structuring and protection of multi-national family asset holdings, trust law and the administration of trusts.
Adv. Shine was an international authority on international private banking and also served as a member of the board of directors of a number of foreign private banks.
Our beloved Michael was a man of humility and who strived for righteousness, was and is still loved and admired by all who met him.

SHIRA SHINE, Senior Partner
Specialising, with an international reputation, in the fields of multi-national family asset protection and cross-border estate planning, trust law, the establishment and administration of trusts, international taxation, trust taxation in accordance with Israeli tax rules, and family wealth preservation and management, including the drafting of documents for various family structures including will trusts, and wills for assets situated in multifarious jurisdictions.
Adv. Shine is a member of STEP and served as chairman of the trusts committee of the Israel Bar Association. She has published and regularly publishes articles in leading journals in Israel and around the world, on the subject of international taxation, trust taxation and the use of trusts as an instrument to protect family assets.
Adv. Shine is designated as an expert in international taxation and trusts in leading international rankings.
She acts as trusted advisor for only a select number of families, making sure that she is available whenever needed, with her finger on the pulse to be able to provide the very best advice in any particular situation.
Adv. Shine has been advising HNW families for the last two decades and has a strong international reputation for being able to provide innovative, tailored and effective solutions.

ALON SHINE, Managing Partner
A graduate of the Interdisciplinary Centre in Herzliya, holding two degrees, one in law (LL.B.) and one in business (B.A.), specialising in finance.
Alon specialises in family wealth preservation and management, financial investments including hedge funds, venture capital funds and bespoke financial instruments, international real estate, start-up transactions, international and private banking, corporate & M&A and escrow services.

TREVOR SILVERMAN, Partner
Trevor holds an undergraduate degree in law (LL.B.) from Queen Mary University in London (2005) and is a dual qualified and practising Solicitor in England and Wales (2009) and Israeli Advocate (2014).
Trevor specialises in multi-jurisdictional national family asset protection, trust law, establishment and administration of trusts, wills, estates and inheritance, corporate and trust structuring, corporate transactions, and compliance & CRS.

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