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

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    Yossi Levy & Co., Attorneys at Law

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    Joseph Levy
    Gal Shani
    Michal Radnay-Zeevi
    Asaf Shubinsky
    Aviel Flint
    Alon Barel
    Asaf Hadanny
    Moshe Polakiewicz
    Nir Edri
    Avi Ben Moshe
    Ohad Donagi
    Ronit Niederman
    Chen Shomrat
    Eyal Ben Shushan
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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 50 partners and associates providing services to major Israeli and international companies, government ministries and public entities, with extensive experience, know-how, and legal insights. We specialize in project finance, tenders, infrastructures, energy, commercial law, transactions, litigation, administrative law, class actions, planning and zoning, antitrust, and telecommunications – and are consistently recognized as a top tier firm in various disciplines 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: 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 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; a 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). We represented the Government of Israel in the construction and operation of the Carmel Tunnels in Haifa; 4 Desalination projects along the Israeli coast; the construction of highway 431; the Israel Ports Company in the privatization of the Ashdod and Haifa Ports; the Israel Airports Authority in tenders concerning the construction of the Timna Airport; and the consortium that was awarded the “Fast Lane” tender. Furthermore, the firm represents a Chinese company acting as the EPC contractor of the pumped storage facility in Kokhav Hayarden, and represented Shikun & Binui and Edeltech 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 support across every aspect of antitrust, competition and concentration law. The Israel Airports Authority, the Israel Port Company, Elco, Electra, Clalit Health Services, LG, GE, Supergaz and Partner Communications feature in an extensive roster that benefits from YL’s successful track record before the Competition Authority and Tribunal and the Supreme Court. We also specialize 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 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 and a de facto Supreme Court Justice, Mr. Jonathan Adiel, who acts as a consultant to the firm.

Tenders and Administrative Law: YL supports a sizeable roster of 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, SQLink, Elco and Electra Group, 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 these regulations.

Commercial Law & Transactions: Renowned for handling complex local and cross-border commercial matters, we act 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, Huwawei Mobile, Sa’ar and Office. 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, in various international transactions, and the buyers of the controlling stake in Modgal Metal. Recently, YL represented Partner Communications in its bid to acquire Leumi Card and Eintal Hospital in a merger with Hadasa Eye Hospital.

Complex Administrative and Commercial 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 telecoms, in all courts and tribunals. Among many clients in this field, we advise Netivey Israel, Netivey Ayalon, the Israel Airports Authority and Israel Railways on a raft of complex domestic litigation, as well as international conglomerates in cross-border litigation, such as acting for GE in one of Israel’s largest cases amounting to billions of NIS. We also act for 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; Oracle; government entities, 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 outstanding experience in matters relating to this field, as well as construction matters including commercial public and residential real estate. Over time, we have accumulated 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, Cross Israel Highway, Kiryat Bialik Municipality, Netivey Ayalon, the Israel Airports Authority and Israel Railways.

Real Estate: YL has extensive expertise in all aspects relating to real estate, guiding real estate developers and construction companies through all aspects of commercial, public office and residential projects. We showcase such experience through our involvement in many groundbreaking real estate transactions, complex sales transactions, combination transactions, sharing agreements, urban renewal and registration of condominiums. YL also provides legal advice in the aspects of real estate taxation procedures and represents clients in financing real estate transactions.

Communications: YL provides ongoing legal advice with respect to telecommunications, internet and IT, both locally and internationally, to its clientele, including Partner Communications, the Second Authority for Radio & Television, the Israel Airports Authority, Bezeq international and other leading hi-tech companies.