Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

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Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law
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Established: 1992
Line of Business: Law Firm
Address: 11 Menachem Begin Rd., Ramat Gan
Phone: 972-3-5102491
Fax: 972-3-5102493
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ljlaw.co.il
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  • Joseph Levy, Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

    Joseph Levy

    Founder & Managing Partner

    Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

Partners

    Hezi Kugler
    Meir Dahan
    Alon Barel
    Moshe Polakiewics
    Asaf Hadanny
    Eyal Ben Shushan
    Yaron Drukarch
    Ofer Kurlender
    Aviran Aviv
    Arik Dubinsky
    Sandra Schneider
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About Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

Established in 1992, Yossi Levy & Co. (YL) is amongst Israel’s most prominent and cutting-edge law firms, with a team of 40 partners and associates providing services to major Israeli and international companies, governmental authorities and public entities, with extensive experience, know-how and legal insights.

YL specializes in project finance, tenders, infrastructures, energy, corporate law, transactions, litigation, administrative law, class actions, planning and zoning, competition & antitrust, communication law, and is consistently recognized as a top tier law firm in various disciplines by prestigious Israeli and international legal guides such as Legal 500, Chambers Global, Dun’s 100 and BDI Code.

Practice Areas

Project Finance, Energy & Infrastructures
YL was involved in the largest national infrastructure projects of the last two decades, including highways, desalination plants, mass transit and energy projects.

Among others, YL is currently accompanying the paving and construction project of the Eastern Railroad, one of the major projects currently carried out in Israel for the establishment of modern mass transportation infrastructure. Additionally, YL has advised the owner of the 300MW Gilboa pumped storage facility (Israel’s first pumped storage project), the lenders of the 440MW power plant in Mishor Rotem, the 121MW solar thermal power plant in Ashalim, the Yam Tethys natural gas reservoir located offshore Israel and the northern section of the Cross Israel Highway (Sections 3 and 7).

YL also represented the government of Israel in the construction and operation of the Carmel Tunnels in Haifa, 4 Desalination projects, the construction of highway 431 and 531, Israel’s Ports Company in the privatization of the Ashdod and Haifa Ports, Israel’s Airports Authority in tenders concerning the construction of the Timna International Airport and the consortium that won the “Fast Lanes” tender.

Furthermore, YL represents a Chinese company acting as the EPC contractor of the pumped storage facility in Kokhav Hayarden and the construction contractor at the pumped storage facility at Menara, and represented Shikun & Binui and Edeltech in 2020 in their financial closing for the Ramat Hovav Power Plant at a value of NIS 4.5 billion.

Antitrust and Competition
YL is a prime destination for public and private businesses and governmental companies that seek counsel and representation across every aspect of antitrust, competition and concentration law. Israel’s Airports Authority, Elco, Electra, Yeinot Bitan, Carrefour, Clalit Health Services, LG, General Electric, Supergaz, Cornish, Granot and more feature an extensive list of clients that benefit from YL’s successful track record of appearing before the Competition Authority and its Tribunal, as well as the District Court and the Supreme Court. YL also specializes in class actions, civil claims and criminal proceedings relating to competition. Furthermore, YL was involved in the enactment of the Concentration Law and provides on-going legal counseling to statutory entities and governmental companies regarding its operations.

YL represented General Electric before the Israel Competition Authority and its Tribunal in one of the most complicated antitrust matters in Israel. YL’s Antitrust and Competition team includes the former head of the Competition Tribunal and a de facto Supreme Court Justice, Mr. Jonathan Adiel, who acts as a counsel to YL.

Tenders and Administrative Law
YL provides legal services to numerous private and public entities, including statutory and governmental authorities, municipalities and municipal corporations, such as Israel’s Airports Authority, the Water Authority, the Second Authority for Television & Radio, Netivei Israel, the Israeli Ministry of Defense, Oracle Corporation, Yuvalim Ashdod, Tel Aviv University, Clalit Health Services, Inter-University Computing Center, Kiryat Bialik Municipality, Aid Genomics, Elco-Electra Group, YSB Group etc. YL holds extensive experience in counseling tender committees in tender processes, both domestic and international. In addition, YL specializes in tenders Law and its Regulations, as well as in corporate governance guidelines and is involved in preparing legislative guidelines regarding the amendments to these regulations.

Corporate Law & Transactions
Renowned for handling complex local and cross-border commercial matters, YL acts for public and private companies, local and international, in multiple transactions, including setting up joint ventures and start-ups, capital ventures, M&As and more. In an ever-growing pipeline of work, YL has represented Elco and its subsidiaries in a long list of transactions, including the acquisitions of F.K. Generators, Hofrey HaSharon, Tzom Elevators, Mahsanei Hashmal, Ace (including its subsequent sale to Kedma Capital), the Israeli franchisees of Daikin Industries, Huwawei Mobile, Sa`ar (Columbia Sportswear), Shekem Electric Duty Free, Solar Sensei, Adidas and more. Furthermore, YL represented the shareholders of DSNR in the sale of their shares in the company and Elco C&S in the acquisition of Compax International, the Afsek Group in various international transactions, the buyers of the controlling stake in Modgal Metal and the shareholders of Ein-Tal Center in the sale of their shares to Novolog.

Complex Administrative and Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
YL’s litigation expertise encompasses corporate litigation, tenders law, class actions and administrative petitions relating to planning and zoning, labor law, consumer law and telecoms, before all courts and tribunals. Among many clients in this field, YL counsels Netivey Israel, Netivey Ayalon, Israel’s Airports Authority and Israel Railways on a number of complex domestic litigation, as well as international conglomerates in cross-border litigation, such as acting for General Electric in one of Israel’s largest cases amounting to billions of NIS and for Oracle Corporation in administrative petition as part of one of the largest and most central tenders published in Israel for cloud computing services.
YL also represents Netivey Israel in arbitration proceedings amounting to billions of NIS, the Israel Airports Authority in various litigation cases with respect to Ben Gurion International Airport valued at hundreds of millions of NIS, Governmental and statutory authorities and private entities in administrative procedures and tenders, high profile class actions and commercial disputes.

Planning & Zoning
Our planning and zoning team has an outstanding experience in legal matters relating to this field, as well as construction matters, including commercial, public and residential real estate. Overtime, YL has achieved significant expertise in land expropriation totaling hundreds of kilometers, accompanying municipal planning, registration of land consolidation, handling depreciation claims amounting to billions of NIS and representing clients before the planning authorities and the administrative courts and tribunals. YL represents numerous clients in this field, including Netivey Israel, NTA, Kiryat Bialik Municipality, Netivey Ayalon, Israel’s Airports Authority and Israel Railways.

Real Estate
YL has an extensive expertise in all aspects relating to real estate, counseling real estate developers and construction companies through all aspects of commercial, public and residential projects. YL also involved in many groundbreaking real estate transactions, complex sales transactions, combination transactions, sharing agreements, urban renewal and registration of condominiums. In addition, YL provides legal counseling in the aspects of real estate taxation procedures and represents clients in financing real estate transactions.

Communications
YL provides ongoing legal counseling with respect to telecommunications, internet and IT, both locally and internationally, to its clientele, including the Second Authority for Television & Radio, Israel’s Airports Authority and leading hi-tech companies.

Non-profit Organizations & Profit Associations
YL has decades of expertise in representing and accompanying non-profit organizations, associations, and public benefit companies, such as the IDF Disabled Veterans’ Organization, the IDF Disabled Veterans’ Fund and the Friends of the IDF Disabled Veterans’ Organization, from the moment of their establishment and throughout their lifetime, including with regard to establishment of the association or organization, drafting its article of association and bylaws, registration in the Registry of Associations and providing ongoing legal counseling and representation before various authorities.

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