Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office

Litigation, real estate, banking and finance, dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration), surrogacy proceedings, inheritance and pre-inheritance disputes

Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office
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Established: 2018
Line of Business: Litigation, real estate, banking and finance, dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration), surrogacy proceedings, inheritance and pre-inheritance disputes
Address: 132 Menachem Begin Rd., Azrieli Center 1, Round Building, 24th Floor, Tel Aviv
Phone: 972-3-7285555
Fax: 972-3-9797365
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.ybo-law.com
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  • Yigal  Borochovsky, Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office

    Adv. Yigal Borochovsky

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  • Eli  Shimelevich, Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office

    Adv. Eli Shimelevich

    Senior Partner, Head of Litigation Dep.

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    Adv. Nadir Aviad

    Senior Partner, Head of Real Estate and Finance Dep.

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  • Ayelet  Tresser Awes, Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office

    Adv. Ayelet Tresser Awes

    Partner, Head of Surrogacy and New Families Dept., Head of Inheritance and Estate Management Dept.

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  • Ofer Pick, Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office

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    Partner, Head of Corporate, Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

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About Yigal Borochovsky & Co. - Law office

Yigal Borochovsky & Co. was founded in 2018. The firm is a boutique law firm that specializes in the fields of Litigation, Real estate and Finance, Banking and Risk Management, Dispute Resolution - Mediations and Arbitrations, Surrogacy and New Families, Inheritance and Estate Management, Corporations, Commercial and M&As. We are people of solutions. Litigation battles should be conducted, at the highest level, when necessary, but the goal is always to solve the problem. Legal expertise and professionalism are obvious, but it is equally important to us that our attorneys are honest and straightforward - and that we are reliable and can be trusted when a client needs us. The firm is highly ranked by the leading Israeli and international guides, including Chambers & Partners, Legal500, Dun & Bradstreet and BDI. In addition, the firm has been ranked as one of the top 100 Israeli law firms by Globes newspaper, for several years.

The Team

Adv. Yigal Borochovsky, Founding Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution (Mediations and Arbitrations) - Has decades of experience that include many legal accomplishments and precedents. Prior to founding his own firm, Yigal served as a senior partner at Salomon, Lipschütz & Co., and as a litigation partner in Yuval Levy & Co. He also served as Chief Legal Advisor, Deputy CEO, and a member of the senior business management of Discount Mortgage Bank. Yigal serves as the chairman of the Israel Mediators Organization, as chairman of the National Dispute Resolution Committee (Mediations and Arbitrations) of the Bar Association, as acting chairman of the National Banking Committee of the Bar Association, a Judge in the Ethics Committee of the Press Council, as arbitrator in the Business Arbitration Institute in Israel and in the Yitro Foundation, and is appointed as mediator and arbitrator by the courts of Israel. In the past, Yigal served as the substitute of Tel Aviv’s Region’s Courts’ Committee Chairman of the Israeli Bar Association, and as a member of the Advisory Committee for Appointment of Judges in the Tel Aviv District.
Over the past few years, Yigal managed hundreds of mediations, mainly in the commercial field, involving matters such as real estate, banking, and class actions. In his mediations, Yigal combines various fields of knowledge, professionalism and expertise, his accumulated in-depth legal knowledge with a deep financial understanding, and relentless attempts to understand human nature, which leads to optimal success in almost all cases. Yigal holds an LL.B. degree, B.A. in economics (with distinction), and LL.M. degree (with distinction).
The prestigious international ranking guide Chambers and Partners has selected Yigal as one of the most promising lawyers in Israel in the field of litigation, and in 2022 and 2023 Yigal was included in the team of outstanding and recommended lawyers in Israel in the field of arbitration and mediation. Yigal was also selected to appear in the international ranking guide PLC.
Adv. Eli Shimelevich, Partner and Head of the Litigation Practice - Possesses rich experience of over 20 years in all aspects of litigation. Eli specializes in managing complex cases involving various commercial issues, such as disputes and control battles in corporations and partnerships, real estate disputes, contracting and infrastructure, class and derivative actions, capital market, insolvency and liquidation proceedings, antitrust, administrative law including administrative petitions, tenders and petitions to the High Court of Justice, professional liability insurance, directors’ insurance and more. Eli heads the litigation department which handles significant cases and represent clients in all legal instances. Prior to joining the firm, Eli was a partner in leading firms that specialize in litigation, including Hamburger, Evron and Co. and Dr. Y. Weinroth and Co.
Adv. Nadir Aviad, Partner and Head of the Real Estate and Financing Practice - Has extensive experience in acquisition transactions and large and complex projects, including construction of hospitals, medical centers, commercial real estate and more. Nadir accompanies projects starting at the acquisition of the land and change of designation vis-à-vis Israel Land Authority, municipal authorities, etc., until completion of construction. Nadir is an expert regarding urban renewal and represents both developers and tenants. He also possesses special expertise in real estate financing and represents banks and commercial companies in complex financing transactions. Nadir has unique expertise in project management in the assisted living field, which requires vast legal knowledge and understanding in the real estate field and assisted living field. Within this framework, Nadir accompanies companies that are engaged in land acquisition procedures for the benefit of the construction of assisted living buildings while representing before Israel’s various authorities. Nadir has unique expertise in finance transactions for assisted living projects. Nadir serves as the chairman of a national committee for senior citizens housing of the Israel Bar Association. He holds an LL.B. degree (with distinction), B.A. in psychology, criminology and sociology, and M.A. in cognitive psychology.
Adv. Ayelet Tresser-Awes, Partner, Head of Surrogacy and New Families Practice, Head of Inheritance Disputes and Estate Management Practice - Has many years of experience in handling surrogacy proceedings in Israel and abroad, assists in establishing diverse families, including (but not only) LGBT families. Ayelet is well experienced also in the field of Real Estate law, and is appointed by the courts as an official (estate administrator, property guardian, legal guardian, and receiver), especially in complex family disputes, old age alienation and pre-inheritance disputes.
As part of her work, Ayelet accompanies her clients with advice and legal representation in a variety of legal matters, including partnership agreements, parenting agreements, surrogacy in Israel and abroad, parenting orders and adoption. Ayelet maintains longstanding and unique expertise in these matters. She is well acquainted with the State institutions and committees in charge of the proceedings, works with them and reaches every required instance in order to realize rights and fair policy. Ayelet’s longstanding and personal acquaintance with the surrogacy agencies and lawyers overseas enables her to provide professional and personal service to intended parents overseas, on their way to expand their family and legal anchoring of parenting in Israel. Ayelet is also a member of AAAA- Academy of Adoption& Assisted Reproduction Attorneys).
Prior to joining our firm, Ayelet ran an independent office in her fields of expertise, in which she also engages today. Ayelet holds an LL.B., LL.M. (with distinction) and degrees and M.A. in Hebrew literature (with distinction). She is a notary and authorized to prepare ongoing powers of attorney.
Adv. Ofer Pick, Partner, Head of Corporate, Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice - Has vast, unique expertise of over 30 years of experience in commercial law, commercial litigation and crisis management in the business field, representation of acquirers, sellers and investors in acquisitions, sales and investments in companies, providing commercial legal counsel for companies and corporations, advising on the establishment of business ventures, drafting sharing agreements between shareholders, agreements for sale and acquisition of shares, private placements and investments agreements, consultation for companies in Israel and abroad, agreements regarding sale and acquisition of IP, distribution agreements, agency agreements and product development agreements etc.. Ofer counsels and represents his clients in courts and in business arbitrations, in complex business disputes, in large scale financial disputes, in struggles for control and disputes in corporations, disputes between shareholders and partners, including disputes between shareholders and partners in hi-tech companies, as well as in lawsuits regarding IP and internet and defamation lawsuits. Ofer possesses an in-depth legal understanding that was acquired during many years of professional activity. Ofer began working as an associate in Danziger, Klagsbald and Co. Until 1997 he served as a partner in Yaacov Shinman and Co. (retired judge, Center District Court). From 1998 to 2008 he ran his own office, and in 2008 he founded Pick-Peleg and Co., which specialized in commercial law, litigation, crisis management and aviation. Ofer holds an LL.B. degree from Tel Aviv University (1990).
Adv. Eliran Gomel, Leads the Firm’s Banking, Compliance and Risk Management Practice - Eliran has unique expertise in accompanying financial institutions in complex legal and compliance matters. Eliran advises various financial institutions, including some of Israel’s largest, on matters of policy preparation, preparation of annual work plans, and handles the supervision and execution of reviewing and monitoring of legal and compliance risks. In addition, Eliran is experienced in drafting legal opinions, position papers, and representing financial institutions vis-à-vis various regulators, including the Bank of Israel. Eliran participated in the Red Cross’s annual national humanitarian law competition (IHL) for 2011 and the Phillip Jessup’s international law moot court competition for 2012, in which his team won the fourth-place award - the prestigious HARGY C. DILLARD AWARD.
Adv. and Notary Yafit Mitrani, Mediator - Member of the forum for dispute resolution at the Israel Bar Association and the Israel Mediators Organization, a graduate of a practicum course in mediation, Yafit has been accompanying the firm’s Mediation and Arbitration Practice since January 2018 and deals daily, with great dedication and creativity, with complex large scale commercial disputes. Beyond that, Yafit provides various notary services, including ongoing power of attorney. Prior to joining the firm, Yafit managed real estate investments in the United States. Yafit has extensive experience in the management and marketing of offices for rent and has managed the “House of Advocates and the Business Center” at the Museum Tower in Tel Aviv for several years. Yafit holds an LL.B. degree and B.A. degree (business administration), specialization in financing. She is an authorized mediator, notary, and is authorized by the Guardian General to prepare ongoing powers of attorney.
Adv. Tamar Pollack, Mediator, Head of Family Mediations Practice - Highly experienced in commercial law and commercial litigation. Over the past years, Tamar chose to focus on mediation as her main means to end disputes in alternative manners. Tamar is a member of the Dispute Resolution Forum at the Israel Bar Association, a member of the arbitration and mediation committee of the Israel Bar Association and a member of the National Mediators’ Organization. Tamar holds an LL.B. degree from Tel Aviv University (2005).
Adv. Ram Welzer Avidan, Mediator, Head of Intergenerational Mediation Department - he is a member of the Israel Mediators Organization and specializes in business dispute resolution, real estate related disputes, intergenerational disputes and inter organizational disputes. Ram accumulated experience as a lawyer at a commercial firm that specializes in real estate, held several positions at the governor’s office and maintains unique experience regarding drafting organizational and national policy pertaining to biometry and digital identity. Ram holds an LL.B. degree from Tel Aviv University (1987), and LL.B. from Bar Ilan University.

Practice Areas

Litigation - The department consists of experienced attorneys, graduates of the leading law offices and educational institutions in Israel, and represents the firm’s clients in the courts, arbitration institutions, and before the administrative authorities in large-scale proceedings. The department has unique and extensive experience in managing large financial claims, as well as cases from the fields of real estate, banking, communications, antitrust, stocks and securities, insurance, environment, and tenders. The department’s clients include prominent commercial and business entities including real estate development companies, public companies, government companies, and international corporations.
Real Estate and Financing - The department accompanies complex real estate and financing transactions, including urban renewal transactions - urban renewal and TAMA 38, combination transactions, purchase groups, senior housing, and commercial real estate transactions. The department has unique expertise in projects related to urban renewal and provides its clients, both developers and tenant representatives, with comprehensive legal assistance before planning committees and government ministries and accompanies its clients throughout the entire legal process from the purchase of the property, through due diligence and change of zoning to concluding agreements with contractors, banks and marketing companies. In this field, the practice represents developers and homeowners associations.
Banking, Compliance, Risk Management and Financing - The department has extensive expertise in representing financial and banking entities, both in Israel and overseas. The department provides ongoing and regulatory advice to its clients and represents them in large and complex financing transactions, as well as offers litigation services in various courts. The department also specializes in financing and represents banks and funds in complex transactions, including financing large-scale real estate projects. Another tier is the field of risk management, in which the department accompanies and represents banks and institutional bodies in regulatory matters, handling risk management, etc. The Practice’s clients include leading banks and insurance companies in Israel.
Corporate, Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions - The department provides legal counsel to corporations and companies regarding business ventures, sharing agreements between shareholders, share sales and acquisition agreements, private placements and investment agreements including in hi tech companies. The department represents acquirers, sellers and investors in the acquisition, sale, and investment in and of companies. We represent founders, company owners and family company owners who are interested in selling their company or adding investors to their company. Our firm advises companies in Israel and abroad operating in the fields of industry, commerce, and internet, among others, protecting and selling IP, distribution agreements and agreement to develop and produce products, in the medical equipment sector, and more.
Dispute Resolution (Mediations and Arbitrations) - Led by Adv. Borochovsky, co-chairman of the Dispute Resolution Forum of the Israel Bar Association. His many years of experience in legal, commercial, and practical matters and proven track record contribute to quick and efficient dispute resolution. The Practice handles complex cases, including class actions, real estate, and commercial disputes. Yigal is appointed as arbitrator in cases involving significant monetary scope and manages the arbitration in a professional, focused and efficient manner.
Surrogacy and Families Practice - Headed by Adv. Ayelet Tresser Awes, it represents intended parents and surrogates before the Committee for the Approval of Embryo Carrying Agreements and before the various bodies involved in such proceedings in Israel. In addition, the department has extensive experience accompanying Israelis through surrogacy proceedings abroad, primarily in the US and Canada, Georgia and Ukraine. We accompany families in the various stages of proceedings abroad and assist in the procedures for regulating parenthood and citizenship of children in Israel. Moreover, the Practice drafts agreements for cohabitation, joint parenting, wills and lasting power of attorney, preparing agreements for the management of family capital, and the intergenerational transfer of family property.
Families, Inheritance and Pre-Inheritance Disputes Practice - The team is highly experienced in representing family members involved in inheritance disputes, objections to wills, pre-inheritance and guardianship disputes. The firm’s partners are often appointed as executors, property guardians, and receivers by the civil and family courts in family disputes.

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