Middle East/Israel - Page 2

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

Yigal Arnon, leading Israeli lawyer, dies at 84

Yigal Arnon, founder of the 140-lawyer firm Yigal Arnon & Co and former lawyer to ex prime minister Ehud Olmert, has died and will be buried today.

  • 10yrs

US Supreme Court to decide Jerusalem's passport country

The Court will rule whether American Menachem Zivotofsky can list Israel as his country of birth, as he was born in the politically-fraught city of Jerusalem.

  • 10yrs

Israeli legal market moves into 'dynamic' phase

The top law firms in Israel have quadrupled in headcount over the last decade, according to the 'Globes' DUN'S 100' rankings.

  • 10yrs

Israeli lawyer becomes unlikely Palestinian champion

Israeli lawyer Michael Sfard has surprised many in his country by becoming one of the leading defenders of the rights of Palestinians in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

  • 10yrs

Merger creates Israel's third-largest firm

Two leading Israeli law firms merged to create the third-largest law firm in the country, boasting more than 200 lawyers, 58 of them partners, it was announced earlier this week.

  • 11yrs

Gaza battle could trigger compensation claims flood

The Israeli government could face multiple court cases and a huge compensation bill following its recent eight-day fight with Hamas and other forces in Gaza, according to legal commentators in the battle-torn region.

  • 11yrs

BLP gears up for Israel office launch

London-based law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner is set to open an office in Tel Aviv as part of an expansion of its international operations.

  • 11yrs

Israel moves onto global practice radar

A host of international firms is eyeing up possible moves into Israel following liberalisation of the country's legal market earlier this year.

  • 11yrs

'Thousands of clients affected' as Dewey collapse nears

The collapse of New York-based law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf is sending shockwaves around the world in more ways than one, as clients begin to feel the squeeze of having their once respected law firm go to the wall.

  • 12yrs