Planning & Building and Zoning
Law firm Hamburger Evron & Co. is considered to be one of the leading law firms in Israel in the field of planning and building, and has decades of accumulated experience, as of the days of the firm’s founder, the late Amnon Evron, who was regarded as one of the greatest specialists in this field at that time, and to this very day.
Under the leadership of partners Haim Waintrob, Ronen Yardeni and Miriam Donin Shoob, the Planning and Building Department provides its clients comprehensive services in this field – from the preliminary zoning and planning aspects (such as representation before zoning, planning and building committees, and a variety of legal proceedings, including administrative petitions and appeals to the Supreme Court), through civil-commercial aspects (such as the handling of land disputes), and through to criminal aspects in respect of various building code violations, nonconforming uses, etc.
The Planning and Building Department represents some of the largest companies and developers in the country in the management of complex construction plans and transactions, including plan promotion, site-specific plans, master plans in areas such as housing, offices, and infrastructure (desalination plants, railways, gas facilities). It also handles zoning and administrative aspects of projects for gas companies, and more.
Legal advice in this field is provided to a broad range of clients, and includes the handling of plans, objections and hearings in local committees, filing of appeals with appeals committees, proceedings before district committees, administrative petitions and appeals in respect thereof to the Supreme Court, appeals to the High Court of Justice, and more.
The firm represents a number of local authorities on planning and building matters, and has expertise in representation on betterment levy matters as well as on development fees and other levies.
In recent years, the Department won a number of commendations, including:
International ranking guide Chambers and Partners has ranked law firm HE&Co. as a prominent Israeli law firm in the field of planning & building, while also ranking senior partner Haim Waintrob personally as a leading planning & building attorney in Israel.
Leading international ranking guide, Legal 500, has ranked the firm as one of the leading firms in Israel in planning & building, and also ranked senior partner Haim Waintrob personally as a prominent attorney in the field.
Dun’s 100, the major Israeli ranking guide, listed HE&Co. as one of the best Israeli firms in the field of planning & building.