"From a UK-Israel perspective BLP is a main player, there is no doubt about that" Chambers Global

Israel

Delivering high-quality work on our clients’ prestigious and complex mandates has seen BLP earn a reputation as a ‘go-to’ international law firm for Israeli companies, financial institutions, ultra-high-net worth individuals and their advisers.

By providing a seamless, outcome oriented service, including support of our representative office in Tel Aviv, we are able to provide value and build lasting relationships. In 2017, respected legal directory Chambers and Partners ranked BLP as tier-1 Corporate / M&A lawyers based abroad relating to Israel, and stated that BLP are "very professional and accessible. Their advice is not only legally sound but also commercial, and they have a lot of experience." One client commented, "We have an excellent relationship with them. They give clients a very comfortable feeling that they're getting the best advice in town, and their worldwide network is extremely valuable."

  • We are Tier 1 ranked in Chambers and Partners for Corporate/M&A Lawyers based abroad in Israel.
  • Over 90 Israeli/Israel-related clients have relied on BLP’s Israel practice to deliver legal advice and solutions across a wide variety of projects and legal disciplines.
  • 11 of BLP’s offices regularly work with Israeli/Israel based clients.
  • We have experience across 14 legal disciplines and have acted on over 25 corporate finance related deals in the past three years.
  • We are able to provide on the ground assistance with two Israeli advocates in our representative office, supported by 50 fee earners in our Israel Business Group.

Neither Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP nor any of the lawyers in our Israel Business Group is authorised to practice Israeli law. For further information, please see our legal notices.

Latest examples of work

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      LabTech Investments

      Advised on its recommended cash offer for Market Tech Holdings. LabTech Investments, which currently holds approximately 71% of Market Tech Holdings, is controlled by a trust of which Teddy Sagi is the ultimate beneficiary.

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      Bank Hapoalim

      Advising Bank Hapoalim on the global medium-term note (GMTN) programme of its subsidiary Hapoalim International.

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      Aurec

      Advised Aurec, leading a consortium of Israeli institutional investors, on the €236m acquisition of Eschborn Plaza in the Frankfurt area from two closed-ended funds managed by Commerz Real.

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      El Al Airlines

      Advised on various leasing and pre-delivery financing arrangements for El Al in connection with the introduction of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft into its fleet.

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      Playtech

      Advised on the acquisition of Consolidated Financial Holdings, a technology company with products including a leading Straight Through Processing brokerage which provides retail brokers with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services, liquidity and complementary risk management tools.

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      Gett

      Advised the global on-demand mobility company on its US$100m financing from Sberbank, the largest lender in Russia. Gett will use the Sberbank funding to rapidly expand its services.

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      MirLand Development Corporation

      Advised on the restructuring of its US$250m bond portfolio. In connection with the transaction, MirLand’s admission to trading on AIM was cancelled and the enlarged share capital was admitted to trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

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      Plus500

      Advised the Israeli-headquartered company on various equity capital markets matters, including announcements and the convening of shareholder meetings.

Quotes

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    “Highly respected for its well-established Israel offering.”

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    “From a UK-Israel perspective BLP is a main player, there is no doubt about that.”

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    “BLP has a well-established business group focussed on Israel, with broad experience in many fields.”

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