Esti Hadar


Esti Hadar is a partner in the firm’s Banking and Finance Department. Esti combines legal and financial experience covering a broad range of sectors on financial and commercial activities.

Esti is advising domestic and foreign banks, financial institutions, financial services providers and corporations, on major lending transactions, securitization, sales of debt portfolios, capital relief transactions and derivatives transactions.

Esti also focuses in banking and broad financial regulation, including payments services regulation and the regulation applicable to cryptographic currencies.

Additionally, Esti has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions and providing ongoing legal advice and legal opinions.

Prior to joining Herzog Fox & Neeman, Esti was an associate at another top rated law firm in Tel Aviv, after serving as an officer in senior economics positions at the IDF General Staff, and among other things, handled the initiation and execution of various commercial and financial transactions and a cross-organization policy in economic issues.

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Tel: +9723-6925520 Fax: +9723-6966464 V-card
Esti Hadar
  • Until 2009 - senior officer in divers economic positions at the Israeli Defense Forces, including:

  • 2003-2009, Head of Planning & Strategic Department.
  • 1999-2002, Hever Permanent Army Soldiers And Pensioners Organization Ltd., VP Finance & Insurance.

  • Israel Bar Association, 2011
  • Bar-Ilan University, BA (Economics), 1994
  • Ben-Gurion University, MBA (cum laude), 1997
  • Ono Academic College, LLB (cum laude), 2006

•Recently Esti advised one of the Israeli banks on adapting its processes, systems and documents to the new payments services regulation, on credit cards regulation and on its agreements with various financial services providers.

•Representation of one of the largest banks in Israel in a transaction for the purchase of debt in a structure similar to securitization.

•Representation of one of Israel's largest banks vis-a-vis foreign insurance companies in a credit risk hedge transaction.

  • Recommended Lawyer in Banking & Finance (The Legal 500 2023)
  • Recommended Lawyer in Banking & Finance (The Legal 500 2022)
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