Yuval Navot (DR.)


Dr. Yuval Navot is a tax partner, who leads our firm’s corporate tax group, with more than 20 years of experience.

Yuval focuses his practice on international tax planning and corporate tax matters serving both corporate and individual clients. Throughout his career, Yuval has been the principal tax lawyer on many of Israel’s largest M&A transactions. He also has a great deal of experience in complex tax audits, rulings and tax litigation.

Yuval is ranked among the top tax lawyers in Israel by independent guides such as Chambers Global, Legal 500, ITR World Tax, WhoseWhoLegal and the Client’s Choice Award.

Yuval co-heads the tax committee of the Tel Aviv Branch of the Israel Bar Association. He is an adjunct professor at Tel Aviv University where he teaches a course on corporate tax, and is widely published on tax matters.

Prior to joining Herzog Fox & Neeman, Yuval spent five years as a tax lawyer in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP, and previously served for several years as an attorney at the Office of Chief Counsel of the Israel Tax Authority.

Yuval earned his Ph.D in Law from Tel Aviv University School of Law, an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for Distinction, and has an LL.B. and a B.A. in Accounting (magna cum laude), from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He is a member of both the Israel and New York Bars.

Contact Info

Tel: +972 3 692 5530 Fax: +972 3 696 6464 navoty@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
Yuval Navot (DR.)
  ”Not only is he very knowledgeable and commercial, but he also has the right approach towards his clients. Specifically, I was very impressed by his thorough analysis”.   
Chambers Global
  • Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP, 2005-2010, Associate

  • Israel Tax Authority, Office of Chief Counsel, 2001-2003, Attorney

  • Israel Bar Association, 2001
  • New York, 2005
  • Tel Aviv University School of Law, Israel, Ph.D., 2022
  • New York University School of Law, USA, LL.M, (Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award), 2004
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, LL.B. and B.A (Accounting) (magna cum laude), 2000

• Yuval Navot, Israel’s New Policy on Stock-Based Compensation Recharge Agreements, 101 TAX NOTES INT’L 21 (2021).
• Yuval Navot & Tamara Tapoohi Waldman, Israel’s Proposed VAT for Foreign Digital Service Providers, 82 TAX NOTES INT’L 65 (2016).
• Yuval Navot, Including Stock-Based Compensation In Israeli Cost-Plus Arrangements, 81 TAX NOTES INT’L 361 (2016).
• Yuval Navot, Israel Provides Tax Relief for Trapped Earnings, 68 TAX NOTES INT’L 792 (2012).
• Yuval Navot, Special Report: Taxation of Employee Stock Options Under Tax Treaties, 57 TAX NOTES INT’L 599 (2010).

  • Leading Individual in Tax (The Legal 500 2022).
  • Ranked in Tax (Chambers Global 2022).
  • Recommended in Corporate Tax - Advisory 2021 (WWL 2021).
  • Winner of Client Choice Awards 2021 (Lexology).
  • Leading Individual in Tax (The Legal 500 2021).
  • Ranked in Tax (Chambers Global 2021).
  • Winner of Client Choice Awards 2020 (Lexology).
  • Ranked in Tax (Chambers Global 2020).
  • Winner of Client Choice Awards 2019 (Lexology).