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Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has opened a representative office in Israel’s financial centre.
The firm has launched an office in Tel Aviv to help with business development. The firm has yet go public with details of the launch but it is understood that the new venture will not practise local law.
In a statement, managing partner Neville Eisenberg said: “A representative office has been opened in Tel Aviv to support business development and enhance client relationship management.”
In December 2011, US firm Greenberg Traurig announced that it would become the first foreign law firm to open an office in Israel staffed by full-time lawyers (6 December 2011).
BLP corporate finance partner Jonathan Morris is chair of the firm’s existing Israel desk, as well as heading its India group.