Meir Linzen

Chairman

Meir Linzen is the chairman of Herzog Fox & Ne’eman, Israel’s largest and leading international law firm and head of the Tax, Private Client, Gaming & Gambling Departments. With over 40 years of experience, Meir is regarded as one of Israel’s leading tax experts. Meir headed the firm for over 20 years.

Meir heads the firm’s Tax Department, which is the largest and best-known in Israel. He specialises in tax planning for cross-border transactions and has particular expertise in tax issues relating to international mergers and acquisitions in Israel. The Tax Department, headed by Meir, has been involved in the tax aspects of some of the largest transactions in the Israeli market in recent years. These transactions often involve multinational corporations active in Israel and consequently, Meir advises on substantive tax issues with respect to acquiring local corporations as well as issues of transfer pricing, benefits for investors and employee benefits.

Meir has unparallelled experience and expertise in advising banks and multinational corporations with regards to their activities in Israel, as well as in advising private clients in their cross-border activities, including international tax and estate planning. Meir is among the leading and prominent lawyers in the E-Commerce field. In addition, due to his background in international law, Meir is also considered a leading expert in Public International Law and in Defence and Homeland Security.

Contact Info

Tel: +9723-6922035 Fax: +9723-6966464 linzen@herzoglaw.co.il V-card

Outstanding knowledge of tax issues”   

Chambers Global

 

 

He’s bright, has wide knowledge and gets results in difficult circumstances”

Chambers Global

  • Chairman of the Board of Governors of Buchman Faculty of Law

  • President of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IJL)
  • Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Israeli branch of International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Chairman of the Tax Committee – Israel Bar Association.
  • Chairman of the Trusts Committee - Israel Bar Association.
  • Chairman of STEP Israel (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

  • Israel, 1982
  • Tel Aviv University, LLB (cum laude)
  • Leading Individual in Tax (The Legal 500 2021).
  • Senior statesperson in both Tax and Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) (Chambers Global 2021).
  • Highly Regarded in Tax Controversy and Indirect Tax (ITR World Tax, 2021).
  • Senior Statesperson in Private Wealth Law (Chambers High Net Worth 2020).
  • Highly Regarded in Tax Controversy and Indirect Tax (ITR World Tax, 2020).
  • Leading Individual in Tax (The Legal 500 2020).
  • Senior statesperson in both Tax and Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) (Chambers Global 2020).
  • Tax Expert (Tax Expert Guide 2020).
  • Accepted the award 'Israel Tax Firm of the Year' on behalf of the firm (ITR European Tax Awards 2020).
  • Global Elite Thought Leader in Private Client (Who's Who Legal 2020).
  • Thought Leader in Private Client (Who's Who Legal 2020).
  • Thought Leader in Corporate Tax (Who's Who Legal 2020).
  • Tax Experts Guides (LMG 2020)
  • Senior Statesperson in Private Wealth Law (Chambers High Net Worth 2019).
  • Highly Regarded in Tax Controversy (ITR World Tax, 2019).
  • Ranked in Tax (The Legal 500 2019).
  • Senior statesperson in both Tax and Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) (Chambers Global 2019).
  • Accepted the award 'Israel Tax Firm of the Year in Taxation' on behalf of the firm (ITR European Tax Awards 2019).
  • Global Elite Thought Leader in Private Client (Who's Who Legal 2019).
  • Recommended in Corporate Tax - Advisory (Who's Who Legal 2019).
  • Senior Statesperson in Private Wealth Law (Chambers High Net Worth 2018).
  • Ranked in Tax (The Legal 500 2018).
  • Senior statesperson in both Tax and Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) (Chambers Global 2018).
  • Senior Statesperson in Private Wealth Law (Chambers High Net Worth 2017).
  • Ranked in Tax (The Legal 500 2017).
  • Senior statesperson in both Tax and Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) (Chambers Global 2017).