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“Ability to solve any problem presented to them, from any angle, sometimes at very short notice, and still be creative” (Chambers Global)

Ever since its foundation almost 50 years ago, Herzog Fox & Neeman has strived for professional excellence and has provided cutting-edge advice that accompanies our clients on the path to success. 

Never has this been more necessary than in today’s dynamic economic environment. Multinational and domestic clients benefit from access to over 400 Israeli lawyers, including more than 150 partners, committed to offering timely and dedicated service in a competitive Israeli legal market.

Sharing our clients’ global perspective, ambitions and commitment to the highest standards, we are seen as trusted advisors on a wide variety of legal issues across all industries and sectors.

Crowned with Tier 1 rankings and awards

Renowned as “one of the best” (Legal 500)

Our domestic and international expertise has been recognised by all of the major legal guides who have awarded us more Tier 1 rankings than any other law firm in Israel.

While our commitment to excellence continues to win numerous awards from the international trade press. Named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ by MergerMarket, we have  also recently been crowned ‘Israeli Firm of the Year in Taxation’ by International Tax Review, as well as the ‘Employment Firm of the Year in Israel’ at the first ever.
Chambers Israel Awards.

Renowned for shaping and driving new sectors

Herzog is ahead of the curve in meeting new challenges posed by technological advances and disruptive emerging industries, developing specialist practice areas, shaping them,  driving them forward, and delivering the results clients expect, often in unchartered territory.  Among a number of these new sector-oriented departments, the first of their  kind in Israel, are: Cryptocurrency, Crisis Management, Fintech, Urban Renewal, Impact Investment, Insurance Tech and more.

In recognition of the booming Israeli technology community in the Bay Area, Herzog is also the first Israeli law firm to establish a Silicon Valley representative office. This provides Herzog with a direct, real-time line of communication between our Tel Aviv office and the wider Silicon Valley community.

Inbound and outbound: Renowned for Cross-Border

“Cross-border issues are complex and require a high level of skill and creativity – they never fail to deliver” (Chambers Global)

Not only do clients have access to the brightest legal minds in the profession, but our lawyers’ knowledge of local markets and understanding of global business is rooted in practical business experience. Our law firm – the country’s most diverse – has more than 50 lawyers who are native English speakers from the U.S., U.K. and Australia, hold foreign licenses or have studied or worked abroad. In keeping with the firm’s global perspective, the majority of Herzog’s business is conducted in English but our team’s languages also include German, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Korean, Portuguese and Arabic.

Sharing their aspirations, we provide our clients with innovative advice that empowers
 them to move forward with confidence. 

Collaborations

Herzog Fox & Neeman, leading law firm in Israel, is proud to be connected to several leading international organisatoins, including:

WLG (World Law Group)- a global network or law firms of which Herzog Fox & Neeman is the only  member in Israel. We are able to work with other WLG members from around the world to provide cross-border and holistic solutions to our clients. 

IBA (International Bar Association)- a global organisation for international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. Herzog Fox & Neeman is proud to be an IBA member and and to be a part of this vast international network of lawyers and law firms.  

STEP- a global network of lawyers, accountants and financial advisors whose aim is help families plan for their futures.  

The Zurich Branch of ROSAK (Rosenberg Abramovitch Schneller)- a leading law firm with a specialized private client practice. Herzog Fox & Neeman has a long-standing and productive relationship with ROSAK, aimed at assisting Swiss-focused clients in need of advice on matters of Israeli law regarding tax, trust, succession, financial and commercial matters.

Ius Laboris- a leading global employment law practice with members that are ‘the world’s leading employment, labour and pension firms’. Herzog Fox & Neeman is honored to be the only law firm in Israel that is a member.

ACC (Associate of Corporate Counsel)- a global organization of corporate counsel, with which Herzog Fox & Neeman collaborates closely on seminars, conferences and more.

HISTORY

The firm was founded in 1972 by three prominent lawyers: the late Chaim Herzog, later to become the sixth President of the State of Israel, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, and Member of the Israeli Parliament; the late Michael Fox, known for his corporate work and his legal contributions to the development of the infrastructure, energy and natural resources of Israel; and the late Dr. Yaakov Neeman, author of numerous books and articles on tax law and respected tax advisor, who served as the former Minister of Finance and Minister of Justice.

 

OUR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

As Israel’s leading law firm, we strive to outdo in all aspects of our operations.

Providing excellent legal services involve impacting our environment – by the resources we consume,  the transportation we use and the waste we generate.

We acknowledge that a part of these impacts are unavoidable. Nonetheless. We are committed to identify and minimize them as best we can, without compromising on our trade-mark skills and expertise. We thus acknowledge that protecting our environment is our duty to our community, clients and employees.

We therefore act with respect to the following:

  1. Rising awareness to our environmental implications and to this policy among the firm’s employees, visitors and clients.
  2. Reduce the waste created by the activities of the firm carbon footprint – via source reduction, reduction of usage of single-use plastics, re-use and recycle of waste.
  3. Reduce the firm’s carbon footprint – by promoting energy and transportation efficiency.
  4. Support sustainable business and procurement of beneficial environmental products and services.
  5. Applying environmental factors in the firm’s over-all operations, providing relevancy and applicability.
  6. Setting environmental goals for continuous advancement.

 

This policy should be accessible to all our clients and employees in our various means of communication.

The policy will be re-examined on an annual basis or more frequently, as needed.

PRO BONO

We believe that the firm and its legal team, carry the obligation to contribute from our time and experience toward providing legal services that serve the community as a whole. The firm encourages all lawyers to participate in pro bono matters.

Our experience over the years has demonstrated that contributing to our community is mutually beneficial. Our pro bono matters and the social responsibility that comes with them provide unique opportunities for our Israeli lawyers to explore new fields in the legal world, expand their horizons, further understand the local and global environment in which they operate and experience a higher sense of satisfaction and fulfillment.

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