Ziv Lev & Co. Law Office
Real Estate, Litigation, Commercial, Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Founding & Managing Partner
Ziv Lev & Co. Law Office
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Ziv Lev & Co. Law Office
Ziv Lev & Co. Law Office
About Ziv Lev & Co. Law Office
Ziv Lev & Co. is a leading boutique law firm, founded in 2003 and specializing in real estate, litigation, commercial law, mediation and dispute resolution. Having implemented uncompromising standards of professionalism, quality, creativity, and integrity, the firm stands out amongst law firms and is involved in many transactions, projects and litigation cases.
The firm represents leading financial entities and corporations, including commercial clients, developers, corporations (private and public) as well as NPOs, institutional bodies, startups and private clients. The firm is highly experienced in representing its clients in large-scale real estate transactions, involving Israel’s leading corporations, and the finance thereof. Furthermore, the firm achieved many precedents and rulings in the different courts.
The firm also represented its clients in various projects and transactions including abroad, in real estate transactions, planning and construction, municipal taxation, commercial transactions, purchase of corporations and/or activities, import, export and distribution agreements, arbitration and ADR proceedings and more. The firm’s “Credo” is to continue and be part of the leading forces in the fields of operation and expertise, while continue its ongoing development, and maintaining its personal and unique services to its clients, in all cases and transactions where its professional added value could assist in achieving a meaningful outcome and a substantial impact for our clients.
Professional Excellence and Uncompromising Service
The firm is committed to excellence and to uncompromising professional service, while finding creative solutions and successfully managing business and legal challenges. As a result, the firm gained the trust and loyalty of its clients, some of whom have previously been a counter-party in cases and transactions and chose to obtain the firm’s services, after recognizing its professionalism and unique advantages.
Adv. Ziv Lev – Founding Partner and Manager
Adv. Lev specializes in real estate law, finance, civil and commercial law, with an emphasis on complex real-estate transactions and projects, evictions settlements, planning and construction law and real estate taxation. Adv. Lev is highly regarded by his clients, who see in him as a trusted confidant. Adv. Lev is also vastly experienced in dispute resolution, including between close or related parties.
Areas of Expertise
Real Estate - The firm’s core activity, and includes, inter alia, representing and advising on complex transactions and projects, various aspects of real estate (including residential, employment, commercial, industrial and logistics) acquisition groups, urban renewal (both landlords and entrepreneurs), hotels, infrastructure, planning and construction, building licensing, real estate taxation and , etc.
In addition, the firm specializes in representing clients in sale and purchase and/or allocation of shares in real estate associations, combination transactions, including within the urban renewal framework, etc. Moreover, the firm represents its clients in proceedings vis-à-vis the Israel Land Authority (“ILA”), local authorities, and planning institutes.
Furthermore, the firm has unique areas of specialization, as for example in the area of “Hekdeshot” (special form of trust) including tracing thereof, registration and sale of its assets, in allocation of land without a tender, which requires work vis a vis the Ministry of Economy and Industry and the ILA and in accompanying industrial projects and logistics, including the establishment and relocation of factories and logistics centers.
In addition, the firm possesses substantial expertise in municipal taxation and it is highly experienced in representing both municipal and public bodies/entities in collecting taxation as well as in representing individuals and corporations in objecting levies and projections.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution - The firm represents private clients and corporations as well as public/administrative entities. The firm also provides legal services to NPOs, dealing with public welfare, and represents its clients in high-profile cases, which involve fundamental questions of law, ranging throughout the entire scope of civil, public and commercial law. Considering the firm’s experience in real estate, it maintains unique expertise in representing its clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation cases in this field. The firm is also highly experienced in all forms of mediation and ADR, with more than 15 years of experience. The firm also provides E.N.E. and others legal opinion papers, aimed at enabling parties to assess the stakes involved in a given dispute.
Commercial Law - The firm provides services pertaining to all areas of commercial law, including corporate law, contract law, antitrust, IP, labor law, the law relating to senior citizens’ homes, urban and governmental tenders, energy and infrastructure law, marine and marine security and more. The firm maintains unique expertise in representing its clients (both corporations and individuals) in high worth complex finance and re-finance transactions and projects, attachment (of collateral) and various loan agreements, and regularly represents them in their discussions and negotiations vis-à-vis the banking system and financial bodies. In addition, the firm represents in a ray of commercial transactions, in various areas, ranging from accompanying entrepreneurs in the transitions stage from an idea to the execution, to the sale and purchase of the activity and/or control in corporations.
The firm’s clients includes public and private firms, associations and charities, and private clients, including: Elco/Electra Group, including Electra Real-Estate, Electra Investments, Elco Hospitality, Elco Cinema (“Hot Cinema”, previously known as “Globus Max”), Electra Consumer Products, Machseny Chashmal, Shekem Electric and more, Na’amat, Israel Canada, Golan Telecom, Hachshara Insurance Company, Ya`acobi Brothers Group (YSB), Afridar, Grand Canyon Beer Sheva Mall, Lahav Group, Om Brothers, Iscur, Kashtan Group, Halilit Group, “Lagaat Baochel” chain stores, Landco, M.S. Security Group, Alum Eshet, Naaman-Eitan, “Queen of Sheba” mall, real estate entrepreneurs and corporations, and many more.
The firm contributed to the chapters pertaining to real estate law in “ICLG –The International Comparative Legal Guide” series, for over a decade. This publication is a professional tool for lawyers worldwide based on comparative legal information. In addition, the firm was in charge of writing the chapter regarding Israeli arbitration law in the international arbitration magazine “International Legal Insight”.
Contribution to the Community
The firm contributes to hospitals, researches, charities and represents on a pro-bono basis. The firm also contributes to the community in other manners, and involves its clientele in different projects such as “Kamcha De-Pascha”.
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