Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

Infrastructures and Project Finance, Public Tenders and Administrative Law

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Established: 2019
Line of Business: Infrastructures and Project Finance, Public Tenders and Administrative Law
Address: 96 Yigal Alon, Building A, Tel Aviv 6789140
Phone: 972-77-8803030
Fax: 972-77-8803010
Website: http://www.svsm.co.il
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  • Ayelet  Simon Vekslar, Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

    Adv. Ayelet Simon Vekslar

    Founding Partner

    Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

  • Shira Spierer, Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

    Adv. Shira Spierer

    Founding Partner

    Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

  • Shmuel Maoz, Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

    Adv. Shmuel Maoz

    Founding Partner

    Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

  • Talya Yerushalmi, Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

    Adv. Talya Yerushalmi

    Partner

    Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

  • Sharon Shlomo-Karavany, Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

    Adv. Sharon Shlomo-Karavany

    Partner

    Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

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About Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz Law Office

Simon-Vekslar, Spierer, Maoz is a boutique law firm with a unique specialization in infrastructure, project finance, public tenders and administrative law. The firm is ranked among the leading Law Offices in Infrastructures and Project Finance, Public Tenders and Administrative Law practice areas by leading Israeli and global legal guides.

The firm’s team has been involved in the most significant transportation and water projects in Israel in the past couple of decades. It is currently supporting some of Israel’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects in a wide variety of fields, including transportation (roads, railways and light rails), water (desalination, treatment, filtering and transportation), energy (electricity, gas and wind energy), technology, defense and services providers. The firm’s team also advises on a variety of agreements and tenders in the fields of infrastructure and construction.

The firm has a particular specialization in advising on complex international public-private partnership (PPP) projects. The firm’s clientele includes Israel’s largest governmental infrastructure companies, government ministries, and leading companies of various fields.

Practice Areas

The firm specializes in advising on projects for design, build, operation and maintenance of infrastructure projects, project finance, legal services throughout the procurement and tender process, including prequalification and selection of bidders, execution of the contracts and financial closure. The firm’s team has extensive and diverse experience in large-scale infrastructure projects and complex PPP/PFI/BOT projects. Most of the firm’s experience is in supporting the public entity procuring the project works including comprehensive advisory to tender committees, sub-committees, and the professional team.

The advice begins with review of the technical specifications, drafting the tender and contract terms and conditions, supporting the clarification proceedings, evaluation of the bids and the award of the project. During the contract phase, the firm handles the implementation of the contract’s mechanisms, change instructions, schedules adjustments, contractor claims, settlement of disputes and any other aspect arising during the project’s execution and ongoing operation.
The firm also has extensive expertise in administrative litigation and it successfully represented its clients in many appeals in the administrative courts and the High Court of Justice, as well as in complex and extensive lawsuits in arbitrations and courts.

The firm is recognized as a leader and a source of knowledge in its practice areas and was involved, inter alia, in the drafting of the Standard Form of DB Contract and the Standard Form of Contract with Bill of Quantities which serve as the legal basis for public tenders of numerous governmental companies.

The Partners

Adv. Ayelet Simon-Vekslar
Adv. Simon-Vekslar is one of Israel’s leading public tenders and infrastructure projects’ lawyers with over 29 years of experience. She specializes in PPP infrastructure procurement and project advisory and accompanies complex dispute resolution proceedings in the framework of implementing the project. Adv. Simon-Vekslar is ranked as a prominent lawyer in this practice area in all of the leading legal guides and rankings. Adv. Simon-Vekslar has an LL.M. (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University (the Berkeley Commercial Law Program) and an LL.B. from the Hebrew University.

Adv. Shira Spierer
Adv. Spierer has extensive experience in administrative law, infrastructure projects and public tender law. She specializes in PPP transactions and infrastructure project finance, advising governmental and private entities in complex infrastructure public tenders. In this framework, Adv. Spierer was involved in the tender process, financial close, administrative litigation, legislation procedures and execution of some of the largest national infrastructure projects in Israel.
She has an LL.M. (magna cum laude) from Bar-Ilan University and an LL.B. from the Hebrew University.

Adv. Shmuel Maoz
Adv. Maoz specializes in administrative law, public tenders, infrastructure projects, and project finance law and litigation. He was involved in numerous public tenders initiated by the State of Israel and the largest governmental infrastructure companies. In this framework, he has been supporting some of Israel’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects, including in various transportation fields, water, technologies, services logistics and procurement. He has an LL.B. and a B.A., Business Administration (specialization in real estate) from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

Adv. Talia Yerushalmi
Adv. Yerushalmi served as the legal advisor of Cross Israel Highway Ltd and has extensive experience in administrative and commercial law. She specializes in the wide range aspects of execution of complex infrastructure projects, including the design process, drafting of laws and regulations, statutory and proprietary aspects, tenders and contracts, implementation and operation of the project and in dispute resolution in these fields. She has an LL.M. (magna cum laude) from the Tel Aviv University (Northwestern program in Public Law), and an LL.B from the Hebrew University.

Adv. Sharon Shlomo-Karavani
Adv. Shlomo-Karavani specializes in administrative law and public tenders. She has an extensive experience in the different legal aspects of the tender process and the tender committees’ work, including the drafting of the tender documents and the selection process, as well as in administrative litigation relating to tenders. Adv. Shlomo-Karavani has a wide experience at representing private entities in tenders’ processes, providing clients ongoing counsel throughout the project’s process, including aspects of providing legal advisory to major transportation infrastructure projects. She has an LL.B (magna cum laude) and BA in Middle East Studies from the Bar Ilan University

 

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