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: main@ljlaw.co.il
Website: http://www.ljlaw.co.il
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    Joseph Levy

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    Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

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    Joseph Levy
    Gal Shani
    Michal Radnay-Zeevi
    Uri Mandel
    Asaf Shubinsky
    Aviel Flint
    Anat Kenet
    Alon Barel
    Asaf Hadanny
    Moshe Polakiewicz
    Nir Edri
    Avi Ben Moshe
    Ohad Donagi
    Michal Amir
    Ronit Niederman
    Chen Shomrat
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About Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

Yossi Levy & Co. (YL), established in 1992, is one of Israel’s leading law firms specializing in project finance, tenders, infrastructures, energy, commercial law, transactions, litigation, administrative law, class actions, planning and zoning, antitrust, telecommunications, etc. YL’s 45 partners and associates provide legal counsel to major Israeli and international companies, as well as government ministries and public entities, with extensive experience, know-how, and legal insights. YL is consistently recognized as a top tier law firm in various fields of law including antitrust and competition, project finance, administrative law, class actions and communications, by prestigious Israeli and international legal rankings such as “Legal 500”, “Chambers Global”, “IFLR 1000”, “Dun’s 100”, and “BDI Code”.

Practice Areas

Project Finance, Energy & Infrastructures
As Israel’s leading firm in Project Finance, YL has been involved in numerous large-scale, national infrastructure projects, including highways, mass transit projects, desalination plants, and energy projects. Among others, YL has advised the owner of the 300MW Gilboa pumped storage facility, Israel’s first pumped storage project; the lenders of a 440MW power plant in Mishor Rotem; the lenders of a 121MW solar thermal power plant in Ashalim; the lenders of the Yam Tethys natural gas reservoir located offshore Israel and the lenders of the northern section of the Cross Israel Highway (Sections 3 and 7). The Firm represented the Government of Israel in the construction and operation of the Carmel Tunnels in Haifa; 4 Desalination projects along the Israeli coastal line and in the construction of highway 431. We also represented Israel Ports Company in the privatization of the Ashdod and Haifa Ports. 

Antitrust and Competition
YL has one of Israel’s most highly developed antitrust and competition practices. The firm provides ongoing counsel, in every aspect of antitrust, competition and concentration laws, to leading public and private companies, as well as governmental companies and entities, such as the Israel Airports Authority, the Israel Port Company, Elco, Electra, Clalit Health Services, LG and Partner Communications. YL specializes in the representation of its clients before the Competition Authority and Tribunal, and the Supreme Court. The firm also specializes in the representation of its clients in class actions, civil claims, and criminal proceedings pursuant to the Competition Law and Regulations. Furthermore, YL was involved in the enactment of the Concentration Law and provides on-going legal advice to statutory bodies and government companies regarding its implementation. YL represented GE before the Competition Authority and 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 (formerly known as the Antitrust Tribunal) and a defacto Supreme Court Justice, Mr. Jonathan Adiel, who acts as a consultant to the firm.

Tenders and Administrative Law
YL counsels many private and public entities, including statutory authorities, government ministries, municipalities and municipal corporations, such as the Israel Airports Authority, the Water Authority, Netivei Israel, the Ministry of Defense, Yuvalim Ashdod, Tel Aviv University, Clalit Health Services, Inter-University Computing Center, Kiryat Bialik Municipality, Partner Communications, YSB Group, the Economic Development Authority Tel-Aviv Yafo, etc. YL has extensive experience in counseling tender committees in tender processes, both domestic and international. In addition, YL specializes in the Tender Law and its Regulations and in corporate governance guidelines and is involved in preparing legislative guidelines regarding the amendments to the said Regulations.

Commercial Law & Transactions
YL has an extremely experienced team of lawyers, who are known for handling complicated local and cross-border commercial matters, including complex transactions, such as setting up joint ventures and start-ups, capital ventures, M&A’s and who also act as on-going counsel to public and private companies, local and international firms. 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 and Huwawei Mobile. Furthermore, YL represented the shareholders of DSNR in the sale of their shares in the company and Elco Contracting and Services in the acquisition of Compax International and the Afsek Group, Tradomatics Group (a leading algo-trading firm) in various international transactions, as well as the buyers of the controlling stake in Modgal Metal. Recently, YL has represented Partner Communications in its bid to acquire Leumi Card and Eintal Hospital in a merger with Hadasa Eye Hospital. The firm also regularly advises the YSB Group and Afcon in various transactions. 

Litigation & Class Actions
YL’s litigation expertise encompasses commercial, and tenders’ law, class-actions and administrative petitions relating to planning and zoning, labor law, consumer law, and telecom matters, in all courts and tribunals. YL represents international conglomerates in cross border litigation cases, including GE, in one of Israel’s largest legal claims amounting to billions of NIS; the Israel Ports Authority in procedures pertaining to recent reforms in Israel’s seaports; Netivey Israel in arbitration proceedings amounting to billions of NIS; the Israel Airport Authority in various litigation cases with respect to Ben-Gurion Airport , valued at hundreds of millions of NIS; government entities, statutory Authorities, governmental corporations and private entities in administrative procedures and tenders, high profile class actions and commercial disputes.

Planning & Zoning
YL’s planning and zoning team has outstanding experience in legal matters relating to this field, as well as construction matters including commercial public and residential real estate. Within the framework of its activities, the Firm acquired significant expertise in land appropriation 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. Among its many clients in this field, the firm counts, Netivey Israel, Netivey Ayalon, the Israel Airports Authority and Israel Railways.

Real Estate
YL has extensive expertise in all aspects relating to real estate. YL represents real estate developers and construction companies in commercial, public office and residential projects. Such experience manifests itself through the many complex and groundbreaking real estate transactions, complex sales transactions, combination transactions, sharing agreements, urban renewal and registration of condominiums handled by the Firm. YL also provides legal advice in the aspects of real estate taxation procedures and represents clients in financing of real estate transactions.

Communications
YL provides on-going legal advice with respect to telecommunication, internet and IT, both locally and internationally, to its clients, including Partner Communications, the Israel Airports Authority, Bezeq international and other leading hi-tech companies.

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