Middle East/Israel

Hundreds of UK lawyers raise concerns over deepening humanitarian crisis in Gaza

A letter from more than 600 legal professionals and academics has called on the UK government to suspend arms sales to Israel

Israel’s top law firms seek legal help over war from international lawyers

Digital platform launched to collect details of individuals and firms willing to assist

  • 6mos

Hundreds of lawyers from top US and UK law firms sign statement condemning ‘mass terror’ in Israel

Leading lawyers from AmLaw 100, UK and other firms call on fellow professionals worldwide to sign statement

  • 6mos

IBA joins lawyers, law firms and other professional bodies in condemning ‘heinous’ attacks on Israel

International lawyers’ group echoes ABA in calling on Israel to adhere to international legal standards in its response

Wachtell, Kirkland called in for 3D printer maker Stratasys’ $1.8bn merger with Desktop Metal

Wachtell counsels Stratasys alongside Israeli firm Meitar Law Offices as Kirkland advises longtime client Desktop Metal with help from Tel Aviv-Yafo’s Shibolet & Co

  • 10mos
Deals | US

Israel’s judicial reform plans are ‘deeply alarming’, the International Bar Association warns

The IBA's president urges measures that would 'strip Israeli institutions of their ability to constrain executive power' to be dropped

  • 1yr

'The private client landscape is changing faster than ever' – The Global Legal Post launches private client law guide

Edited by Katten’s Joshua Rubenstein, Law Over Borders' comparative guide will explore post-Covid climate for high-net-worth individuals

  • 1yr

Greenberg Traurig hires partner-level quartet from McDermott to boost Israeli practice

Experienced corporate team will be split between the firm’s New York and Tel Aviv offices

Honigman hires five Wall Street lawyers to launch US law-focused Israel subsidiary

Michigan law firm aims to create community of US lawyers in Israel

The Global Legal Post launches online fashion law comparative guide

First of new series of Law Over Border guides showcases fast-developing fashion law

  • 2yrs
News | UK

Kennedys bolsters Israel offering with veteran insurance GC hire

Ilana Bar joins firm’s Tel Aviv office after more than 20 years as general counsel for Migdal Group

CMS plays into wider Middle East strategy with Tel Aviv office launch

Global firm also adds a four-lawyer team in Abu Dhabi as it looks to further integrate its practice in the region

Kennedys snaps up insurance boutique to launch in Tel Aviv

UK insurance specialist takes on four-partner practice to offer local law advice

  • 3yrs

EY launches smart contract testing service

Big Four firm announces launch of EY Smart Contract Analyzer, a smart contract testing and security service for the public Ethereum blockchain.

  • 4yrs

Leading Israeli law firms merge

The two firms will become one of the largest outfits in Israel delivering cross-border legal services.

  • 6yrs

Contract lawyers go global as Israeli service set up

A contract lawyer service, LawFlex, has been set up in Israel, meaning that temporary lawyers are now available in large parts of the globe - the US, Europe and Asia, in particular - as an alternative to hiring a law firm in the traditional way.

  • 8yrs

Arab Bank settles terror financing suit

Arab Bank has agreed to settle a class action litigation by 297 victims of terrorism, days before an unprecedented damages trial was due to begin.

Facebook seeks to gag lawyer who specialises in online bullying

The CEO of Facebook in Israel has urged the Tel Aviv District Court to stop Guy Ophir, a lawyer who has acted for clients alleging bullying by the internet giant, from publishing her home address, private telephone numbers and other details.

  • 8yrs

Jerusalem bar association asked to expel Ehud Olmert

Lawyer and former Israel prime minister Ehud Olmert is the subject of a request to expel him from the Jerusalem Bar Association.

  • 9yrs

Leading Israeli firm merges with IT boutique

Shibolet & Co, a firm which runs to 90 legal staff in its Tel Aviv office, is merging with the boutique high tech practice Ben Zvi.

  • 9yrs