Since its inception, law firm Hamburger Evron & Co. has developed skills in litigation along with expertise in other legal areas. As a result, the firm’s attorneys have rich and extensive experience in representing clients in the courts, in arbitration proceedings and in all legal settings.
The expertise of the Litigation Department, headed by Gabriel (Gabi) Moyal-Maor, Menachem Abramovich, Assaf Englard and Ori Primo, has led the firm to significant achievements. This reputation of excellence in litigation has been accumulated as a result of meticulous and high-quality management of cases, and upholding of the highest standards of service.
The Department provides litigation services in most areas of civil-commercial and administrative law, while specializing in the fields of real estate, banking, planning and building, tenders law, class actions, business and commerce, corporate law, capital markets and securities, shareholder disputes, derivative claims, intellectual property, inheritance law, antitrust and employment law.
Among the Department’s clients are some of the most influential entities in the Israeli economy, including leading public and private companies in the fields of entrepreneurship, construction contractors, industry, retail, high-tech and biotech, top-tier businesspeople and others.
Some of the cases managed by the Department have involved precedent-setting issues with extensive implications, that positioned the firm at the forefront of the business and legal community in Israel. The Litigation Department has, inter alia, been involved in the setting of many legal precedents at the Supreme Court in the areas of corporate law and insolvency law, real estate, contract law, banking law, arbitration law and civil procedure. These important issues include the nature of building rights for purposes of the statute of limitations; the inherent authority of the court to grant procedural relief; the limits of the court’s jurisdiction to revisit interim decisions; and stay of proceedings in international arbitrations. Precedent-setting rulings under insolvency law achieved by the team include the classification of creditors for purposes of approval of compositions with creditors, and a case concerning the court’s intervention in the discretion of a trustee in a composition with creditors.
The Department has particular expertise in banking litigation, and it provides legal representation to a good number of the largest commercial banks in Israel on numerous and varied issues.
The Litigation Department also specializes in eviction claims against protected tenants and against squatters holding unlawful possession of land.
In recent years, the Department won a number of commendations, including:
Leading international ranking guide, Legal 500, cited the firm as one of most prominent in Israel in the field of litigation.
Dun’s 100, the major Israeli ranking guide, listed HE&Co. as one of the leading Israeli firms in commercial litigation.
Israeli ranking guide, BDI Code, ranked HE&Co. in the category of the leading law firms in Israel in the field of litigation.