Israel Practice

Israel has become a cradle of innovation and technology development and is well known for being “The Start-up Nation.”  Our lawyers and advisors, including many who are fluent in Hebrew and Russian, have over 25+ years of professional experience in and with Israel.  Our Israel Desk advises Israeli startups and investors in cross-border transactions and capital raisings. We also assists and advises international clients on navigating how to do business in Israel or expanding their footprint in the country.  We take a holistic approach to working with our client on matters relating to Israel.  Our Israel team includes lawyers with experience in various practice areas including Capital Markets & Securities Regulation, Corporate/M&A, Compliance & Investigations, Emerging Growth & Technology, Immigration & Global Mobility, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Hedge Funds & Asset Management, and Real Estate.

YK Law is pleased to partner with one of the leading law firms in Israel, Lipa Meir & Co. Together we offer a full range of corporate, civil and commercial legal services.  Our accomplished team of lawyers works with clients around the world. We focus on working with clients who have business legal needs in Israel, or businesses who see growth opportunities in Israel.

We deliver personalized service and recognize the importance of being responsive to the unique needs of our clients.  We are committed to delivering the highest quality of legal services with unwavering professional standards. We advocate for clients to ensure they can succeed and meet their growth goals in Israel and within the international environment.

Our lawyers have been at the forefront of legal developments for businesses and individuals in the State of Israel. We regularly serve companies in the United States, as well as in various European jurisdictions, Latin America and Asia.

Our Israel practice delivers legal services only of the highest quality with a focus on providing cost-effective representation. At YK Law, we offer a turn-key approach and ensure the legal services our clients require can be efficiently delivered by our team with the highest level of ethics and integrity.

Through the years, YK Law has contributed to many major transactions in Israel that have benefitted the Israeli economy. Our lawyers have been hired to represent clients in the areas of:

  • International and domestic acquisitions
  • Business transactions
  • Complex litigation
  • Corporate and debt restructuring
  • IPOs and other sophisticated financial transactions
  • The sale of green energy entities like power plants, turbines, solar energy and desalination plants
  • International franchises of international retail brands
  • Intellectual property and internet law
  • Global telecommunications companies
  • Banking and financial institutions

The firm’s client base includes companies in retail and wholesale distribution, technology and computers, telecommunications, media and PR, infrastructure and energy, land use and development, construction corporations, public utilities, as well as governmental and other corporate entities, authorities, public bodies and Kibbutzim.

We are pleased to work closely with Attorney Eyal Khayat, a leader in high tech and venture capital transactions who began his work on VC investments in Israel in the early 1990s.  Eyal has achieved prominence in the high-tech industry and is known as a dealmaker and business developer, whose contribution extends beyond mere legal advice.  Prior to his teaming with YK Law, Eyal served as the founding partner of Yingke Israel – Eyal Khayat, Zolty, Neiger & Co. – the then Israeli branch of Yingke, the largest direct-invested Chinese law firm in Asia Pacific, operating through more than 7,800 lawyers in 60 branches in mainland China.  At YK Law, Eyal heads the Far-East Desk and oversees the firm’s Yingke-related matters.

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