Nathan Meir & Co., Advocates

Litigation; administrative law; commercial law; local authority; real-estate; planning and construction; Municipal Taxation

Nathan Meir & Co., Advocates
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Established: 1983
Line of Business: Litigation; administrative law; commercial law; local authority; real-estate; planning and construction; Municipal Taxation
Address: Rubinstein Bldg, 20 Lincoln St., Tel Aviv 6713412
Phone: 972-3-5626333
Fax: 972-3-5626040
Email: [email protected]
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Company Executives


    Giora Ben-Tal
    Gershon Rotschild
    Anat Gafni
    Zvi Baranes
    Eitan Rotschild
    Wanda Feinberg

    Eran Faibish
    Hila Waintrob
    Noam Shaham
    Zohar Padova
    Nathan Meir Founder
    & Of Counsel
    Dr. Adv. Henrik Rostowicz Of Counsel
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About Nathan Meir & Co., Advocates

Nathan Meir & Co. has been listed among the leading civil-commercial law firms in Israel for over four decades, representing large scale clients in a variety of fields. The firm provides legal services in numerous fields, applying knowledge from years of experience, uncompromising professionalism and the ability to analyze complex legal situations, in order to deliver appropriate solutions for its clientele. The firm focuses on legal services in litigation, real estate, administrative law, planning and construction laws, local authorities, commercial law and Municipal Taxation. In particular, the firm specializes in complex commercial and administrative litigation, complex real estate transactions, public tenders, urban infrastructures, antitrust, municipal taxation, regulation, urban renewal projects, finance and banking, and more. The firm’s dynamic and experienced legal team is skilled and creative, enabling clients to benefit from a professional and personal service of the highest quality. Furthermore, the value of giving and contributing to the community is a value espoused by the firm, which provides pro-bono legal counsel to several organizations and private clients.

Practice Areas

Litigation - The firm’s litigation department has longstanding experience in representing clients in civil and administrative proceedings (including class actions) and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, particularly in mediation and arbitration.

Administrative Law - The firm’s administrative law department handles a wide range of administrative proceedings and tenders (public and others), including municipality tax, charges, fees, and by-laws and provides representation in administrative appeals before the various courts (including the Supreme Court of Israel).

Commercial Law - The firm’s commercial law department provides ongoing legal services to corporations in the import and consumption industry, energy, tourism, education sectors and more. The firm provides companies, entrepreneurs and partnerships commercial legal services and handles complex transactions, including M&As, investments in corporations in Israel and abroad, distribution and franchising agreements, commercial regulation, finance, banking, and energy.

Local Authorities - The firm’s local authorities’ department has been operating for over four decades, supporting some of Israel’s largest local authorities, companies, regional councils and local government organizations, providing legal guidance and representation, including in the various Knesset committees and before various regulators.

Real Estate - The firm’s real estate department represents well-known established real estate and construction companies, developers, and private clients, in a wide range of large-scope real estate transactions, including with respect to income-generating assets, construction of residential complexes, sales, urban renewal and combination transactions as well as ongoing representation before the planning authorities and the Israel Lands Authority.

Planning & Construction - The firm’s planning and construction department provides diverse legal services to a broad spectrum of clients (committees, local government entities, and private clients), including representation in administrative and civil proceedings and legal representation and support to authorities and developers.

Municipal Taxation - The department handles all aspects of municipal taxation including: municipal taxation, development fees and levies (roads, sidewalks, sewage, etc.), betterment levies, Signage and other municipal mandatory payments, and provides legal support to clients from both the private and public sectors.

The Partners

Giora Ben-Tal - Managing Partner. Heads the firm’s litigation practice and specializes in handling complex disputes. Practice areas include civil-commercial law, administrative law, arbitration, class action, and consumer lawsuits.

Gershon Rotschild - Partner. Heads the firm’s local authorities’ practice and specializes inter alia in real-estate, planning and construction, local authorities, municipal enterprises, tenders, and infrastructures.

Anat Gafni - Partner. Heads the firm’s administrative law practice. Specializes in the preparation and publication of requests for tenders for various public agencies, including the full scope of tender proceedings, legal counsel to the tender committee and representation in administrative appeals and civil and labor law actions.

Zvi Baranes - Partner. Heads the firm’s real estate practice. Specializes in civil-commercial law, focusing on real estate, including taxation, complex transactions, planning procedures and representation of institutes, investors, and developers.

Eitan Rotschild - Partner. Heads the firm’s infrastructure, transactions, and municipal projects practice. Specializes in civil-commercial law, infrastructure, conducting real-estate and hotels, complex commercial deals and legal proceedings in commercial and real estate law.

Wanda Feinberg - Partner. Heads the firm’s commercial law practice. Specializes in civil-commercial law, companies’ law, commercial transactions, antitrust, commercial regulation and consumer legislation, entrepreneurship contract financing.

Eran Faibish - Partner. Heads the firm’s municipal taxation practice. Specializes in municipal taxation, development fees and levies, betterment levies, real-estate transactions and commercial law, all of which in addition to his many years of experience in administrative law in general and its financial aspects in particular.

Hila Waintrob - Partner. Specializes in civil-commercial litigation, administrative law litigation, planning and construction litigation, real estate litigation, mediation, and arbitration.

Noam Shaham - Partner. Specializes in local authorities (including providing ongoing legal advice and support to urban associations in the field of infrastructure and the execution of large-scale projects), commercial law, company law, tenders, municipal companies, civil-administrative litigation, planning, and construction.

Zohar Padova - Partner. Specializes in civil-commercial and administrative litigation, arbitration and mediation and also serves as legal counsel of a well-known municipal body.

Nathan Meir - Founder & Of Counsel. Noted among Israel’s prominent figures in planning and construction and real-estate development and serves as an advisor for the firm’s team on planning and zoning matters. Adv. Meir served on many public committees, publishes articles in professional periodicals and regularly appears in conventions and lectures.

Dr. Henrik Rostowicz - Of Counsel. A leading expert in the field of municipal taxation and supports the firm’s municipal taxation department. Dr. Rostowicz held senior positions in research facilities, in Municipal Property Management Association of local authorities, as member of appeal committees and as the chairman of the Israeli Bar’s municipal taxation team. Furthermore, he published several books in the fields of taxation, real-estate, local authorities and real-estate appraisal.

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