Corporate, Commercial, Real Estate & Commercial Litigation
The firm has extensive experience and a long-standing reputation in accompanying projects of all types in the field of real estate: construction and ongoing support of income-producing properties, shopping centers, residential buildings and office towers, as well as specialization in urban renewal transactions, including planning and construction and taxation aspects. The firm is one of the leading firms in the field of urban renewal in the central region, and the core transactions in the field include handling evacuation-construction projects and TAMA 38 Israel National Construction Plan, both in the field of adding on top of buildings construction and in the field of demolition and new construction. The firm represents and accompanies, in legal and commercial aspects, both developers vis-à-vis apartment owners and vis-à-vis condominium representatives and apartment owners in negotiations and contracts with construction companies and developers.
Arad, Luxenburg & Co., Law Offices has over two decades of experience in representing interests of developers and/or apartment owners. The in-depth understanding of the practical difficulties in promoting and executing transactions in the field of urban renewal, the firm's lawyers are committed to finding creative solutions that enable successful execution of transactions. It is difficult to impossible to reach an outline agreed upon by both parties. In addition, the firm specializes in commercial real estate and the firm regularly provides comprehensive legal assistance for transactions for the establishment of commercial centers throughout the country, from due diligence, initiation, planning and licensing to accompanying the actual construction process, including arranging financing and handling the property at the end of the construction process.
The firm has extensive experience in the field of commercial transactions of all types. Particularly prominent is the ability to understand the customer's commercial needs and provide a comprehensive solution, with an emphasis on creative and practical solutions and taking into account all commercial and legal aspects. The firm deals with all types of commercial transactions from the establishment of the new activity, including handling founders' agreements and building the business framework for the new activity, as well as handling ongoing activities of the commercial activity in a corporate or private framework, including commercial agreements, distribution, agencies, marketing, sales, etc.
In addition, the firm provides a comprehensive response to complex commercial transactions in the life of the corporation, including capital raising, acquisition, allotment, merger and partial or full sale transactions.
The combination of a deep understanding of the client's business interests combined with legal excellence, is what enables the firm to present creative solutions and outlines and handle complex transactions with great success.
The firm handles commercial and business disputes in all instances as well as disputes concerning real estate cases. Each case is handled individually by an additional partner and attorney, with an initial analysis of the legal and factual situation and the creation of a work outline together with the client that examines the cost-benefit ratio and adjusts the course of action in managing the case to the client's business goals.
The firm has an impressive track record of success in portfolio management.
Arad Luxenburg is a unique boutique law firm focusing on real estate, corporate and commercial law and providing its clients with first-rate professional services in a friendly environment. The firm offers its clients professional excellence and personal attention across a wide spectrum of business legal services, and has earned a reputation for closing deals quickly and efficiently.
The firm takes a creative and original approach to complex commercial, business and legal issues, and possesses both intimate knowledge of local markets and a clear understanding of global business. The firm’s clients receive invaluable assistance with all their local and international business dealings and transactions, providing strategic and tactical advice throughout the negotiations process. The firm’s lawyers also help clients identify exciting new business opportunities.
Clients include some of the most successful businesspeople and corporations in Israel. They range from national and multinational corporations, to financial institutions, low-tech and high-tech industries, private corporations and individual entrepreneurs and investors.
Arad Luxenburg prides itself on retaining a home-firm feel and providing personal attention to clients across the board. The legal staff consists of talented, hardworking and experienced professionals who aim to help clients achieve all their objectives with a minimum of fuss.
The firm’s lawyers are alumni of first-rate universities in Israel, the U.K and the Netherlands and hold advanced degrees in international, commercial and corporate law. All the lawyers are members of the Israeli Bar Association. The combination of warm personal relationships, top-notch legal expertise, sound business advice and proven entrepreneurial skills make it possible to assure that clients enjoy a superior edge in the world of business.
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The Legal Team
Meir Arad - Partner: A co-founder of the firm and its legal Managing Partner, Adv. Arad leads the firm’s litigation and corporate/commercial practice and in addition, oversees all the legal work carried out by the firm. Adv. Arad has interdisciplinary knowledge and experience of more than 20 years in various fields of commercial and corporate practice, including commercial agreements, shareholder agreements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships, as well as other commercial agreements such as distribution, franchising, licensing and agency. Adv. Arad also manages the firm’s litigation practice. He represents many leading international companies both in corporate matters and commercial litigation cases and is valued for his ability to study in depth each industry he deals with, including its business elements, and getting the deal done with minimal fuss.
Adv. Arad is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of East London in London, UK and the International Law Faculty of Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
Alon Luxenburg - Partner: Adv. Luxenburg, a co-founder of the firm, serves as its operational Managing Partner and is a Senior Partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Urban Renewal Department. Adv. Luxenburg is recognized as a leading deal-maker and is valued by clients and colleagues alike for his well-rounded and thorough advice, deal-making capabilities and exemplary ability to combine legal and business skills. Adv. Luxenburg is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of East London in London, UK and the International Law Faculty of Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
Rafi Haimovich - Associate: Adv. Haimovich has a law degree (LL.B) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a B.A. in Semitic Languages from Tel Aviv University. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of business litigation, including a wide variety of corporate and commercial issues.
In addition, Adv. Haimovich is active in the firm’s Real Estate practice and manages Urban Renewal contracts on behalf of construction companies represented by the firm. Adv. Haimovich is an extremely thorough and knowledgeable lawyer. He has earned a reputation for leaving no stone unturned in complex deals and litigation cases.
Shalom Sahar - Associate: Adv. Sahar specializes in business and commercial law with particular experience in real estate transactions, including urban renewal deals. Adv. Sahar has experience of more than 20 years as a lawyer and he successfully represents entities and individuals alike in all their business and commercial legal affairs. Adv. Sahar graduated in 1995 and holds an LL.B. degree from the College of Management in Israel. He joined the Israeli Bar Association in 1996.
Israel Berger - Associate: Adv. Berger is a Real Estate lawyer experienced in the area of urban renewal deals as well as other real estate transactions. He also manages the registration of titles in the Land Registry and the registration of other property, including registration of common houses according to the relevant Israeli legislation.
Adv. Berger holds a B.A. in Middle East Studies from Bar Ilan University, an LL.B. From the Uno Academic College and an MBA from Derby University, U.K.