Herzog Fox & Neeman

  • Overview

Forward-Thinking, Global Perspective and Commitment to Excellence: Herzog Fox & Neeman is Israel’s premier law firm and has earned the reputation of market leader – evident by its recognition as “Israel Law Firm of the Year” by Financial Times and mergermarket, IFLR, Who’s Who Legal and others. As Israel’s most innovative firm, HFN is called upon to lead prominent and influential transactions in every industry – resulting in unrivalled experience in cross border and domestic transactions.

The Only Law Firm in Israel with Specialised Practice Areas and Dedicated Teams: HFN was founded 40 years ago as a boutique law firm aiming to provide high quality legal service for international clients conducting business in Israel. In the years since, the Israeli market has seen an increasing client demand for complex legal services performed to international standards. Due to its size, structure and acknowledged expertise, HFN is the Israeli firm best positioned to accommodate these ever-growing needs.

HFN has developed practice specialisations by establishing dedicated teams, led by recognised experts in various fields, to provide clients with interdisciplinary solutions. The firm has more than 30 departments within six core areas of practice: Corporate, Banking & Finance, Tax, Sector Expertise, Regulatory/Government and Litigation/Dispute Resolution.

HFN's forward thinking is demonstrated by the firm's establishment of a number of innovative departments, the first of their kind in Israel, with the objective of providing legal solutions for the changing global landscape. Such niche departments include: Environment and Climate Change, Public International Law, Internet & E-Commerce, Gaming, and Defence and Homeland Security.

Local Market Knowledge Combined with Extensive International Experience: HFN is the most diverse law firm in Israel with over 200 lawyers, of whom more than 65 are partners. The firm employs over 50 lawyers who are native English speakers or who have studied or worked abroad at leading law firms in the UK, U.S. and Australia and the majority of HFN’s business is conducted in English. In keeping with the firm’s global perspective, HFN works closely with leading firms in many jurisdictions around the world.

A Law Firm as Forward Thinking as Its Clients: HFN’s clients are a diverse group operating across a broad spectrum of industries, ranging from small domestic businesses to multinational corporations with operations in Israel. A sampling of clients includes: private and publicly-traded industrial and commercial companies, venture capital and investment funds, financial institutions including local and foreign banks, Hi-Tech companies, government companies and entities, academic institutions and private individuals.

More Than Just a Stellar Reputation: HFN continues to be recognised as best-in-class by all major international and domestic publications. The firm has received top tier rankings for consecutive years in almost all major practice areas. In addition, nearly every practice is led by a partner who is recognised as an expert in his or her field.

HFN’s solid foundation, unsurpassed level of service and respected status in the legal community enable the firm to work with more foreign businesses operating in Israel than any other law firm. HFN's forward-thinking, global perspective and commitment to excellence are what set the firm apart in providing extensive legal solutions for our clients worldwide.

Key Practice Areas: Corporate, mergers and acquisitions, Banking and finance, Capital markets and securities, Project finance and infrastructure, Energy and natural resources, Taxation, Commercial litigation and arbitration, Construction and real estate, Telecommunications and media, Private equity and venture capital, Private clients, trusts and estates, Internet, e-commerce and gaming, Insolvency and restructuring, Hi-tech, Intellectual property, Labour and employment law, Environment and climate change, Antitrust and competition, Privatisation and government restructuring, Commercial, Life sciences and pharmaceuticals, Public international law, Homeland security, Corporate Fraud, Corruption & White Collar Crime


Asia House
4 Weizmann Street
Tel Aviv

Offices: Tel Aviv
Number of Lawyers: 200+
Number of Partners: 65+
Number of Female Partners: 20