Breadth of legal experience
We deliver high value legal advice in the most important situations our Israeli clients encounter in the world’s most dynamic and challenging markets. Whether a client needs our help with antitrust regulation in China, a joint venture in India, complex investment structures in Russia, shipping and maritime matters in Germany, a real estate investment in Spain, or litigation in New York, our Israel Focus Group can deliver the power of a top-tier global law firm.
The group is headed by Adir Waldman, Managing Director of the Israel Focus Group. Working closely together with lawyers throughout the Freshfields network Adir leads a team that extends the international reach of Freshfields into Israel. The group works closely with Israeli law firms and other business advisors to deliver comprehensive legal and transaction services, tailored to the demands of Israeli clients and suited to support clients looking for guidance as they enter the Israeli market. In our seven years of operation, we have developed specialist knowledge in the industry sectors that are of paramount importance to the Israeli market, including in the fields of energy, technology and medicine.
Breadth of legal services
Our global experience and knowledge of the local market allows us to provide the full suite of legal services. We advise clients on various types of transactions – from private and public M&As, initial public offerings, joint ventures and privatisations to intellectual property licensing agreements, competition, project finance and international dispute resolution. Our clients include international companies interested in investing in Israel and local Israeli companies looking to invest outside of the country.
For our clients in Israel
We support our clients in Israel in a variety of ways, including:
- strategic acquisitions, investments and joint ventures;
- capital markets transactions in foreign markets;
- financings and restructurings;
- international dispute resolutions, including arbitration, litigation and mediation;
- antitrust, tax, employment and other regulatory compliance.
For our clients from all around the world
For clients seeking to do business in Israel, we provide an integrated team by working hand-in-hand with the best local law firms for the job. Our deep and trusted relationships with the leading Israeli law firms, banks, accountants and others mean we have the local knowledge required needed to deliver the business-relevant judgement and know-how you’d expect from us. This service includes:
- acquisitions or dispositions of business in Israel;
- transactions in other jurisdictions opposite Israeli partners;
- managing litigation in Israel with broader international ramifications;
- global investigations.