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Exclusive IR Member for:

  • Insolvency
  • Construction Law
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B.S.R Tower #1 18th Floor 2 Ben-Gurion Rd. Ramat-Gan
Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel

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Biography

Adv. Peretz is one of the founding partners of Peretz Fighel Law Offices. Born in 1968, Adv. Peretz is a graduate (1999) of the Tel-Aviv University in both LLM and Business Administration (with honors) and was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 2000 practicing law ever since.

Firm Description

Peretz-Fighel Law Offices is an internationally oriented, Israeli based, law firm practicing the various aspects of commercial/corporate law with emphasis on Insolvency Law and Infrastructure and Construction Law.

Founded on 2004, the firm provides legal services to a variety of clientele - local and foreign - some of which are amongst the biggest companies in their respective markets.

The Team

Led by its two founding partners - Adv. David Peretz and Adv. Ady Fighel - who are assisted by legal and administrative associates, our team employs both legal expertise and extensive experience striving to provide our clients highly professional legal services.

Adv. David Peretz – Adv. Peretz is the other founding partner of our firm. Born in 1968, Adv. Peretz is a graduate (1999) of the Tel-Aviv University in both LLM and Business Administration (with honors) and was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 2000 practicing law ever since.

Adv. Ady Fighel – Adv. Fighel is one of the founding partners of our firm. Born in 1968, Adv. Fighel is a graduate (with honors) of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (in 1995) in both LLM and Economics and Business Administration, was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 1996 practicing law ever since. Adv. Fighel also serves as the deputy chairman of the insolvency committee of the Israeli Bar Association.

Both of our firm's founding partners have extensive experience and expertise in the firm's areas of practice including from a commercial and litigious aspects. Both of them handle complexed multilingual large scaled cases involving local and international issues.

The Practice

Our firm practices the various areas of the commercial/corporate law with emphasis on Insolvency Law and Infrastructure and Construction Law.

Insolvency Law

Within the area of Insolvency Law, our firm's services extend to supporting and protecting the rights of bond holders vis-à-vis the issuing companies; involvement in large scaled debt arrangement representing the trustee, the bondholders or their representatives; serving as liquidators, receivers and special managers appointed by the respective courts; and many more.

Our firm's experience extends to representation of variety of entities including major financial institutions, corporations and private creditors.

Further, our firm has been involved in many of the high-profile insolvency cases in Israel in the recent years, weather in representing bondholders vis-à-vis the issuing companies, or in representing other creditors or debtors or in serving as officers of the courts as liquidators or receivers.

Among those cases one can note the Debt Arrangement pertaining to IDB Development and IDB Holdings (approximately 5 Billion NIS Debt Arrangement – the largest ever Debt Arrangement in Israel); the Debt Arrangement pertaining to Scailex Corporation (approximately 1 Billion NIS Debt Arrangement) – initially representing bondholders and consequently serving as receivers appointed by the court including realization as receivers appointed by court - of pledged shares of 200 Million NIS worth share of the Partner telecon company; the Debt Arrangement pertaining to Plaza Centers (approximately hundreds of Millions of NIS Debt Arrangement) representing bondholders; Kamor – initially representing bondholders and consequently serving as liquidators appointed by the Courts including realization of assets approximately 75 Million NIS worth; the Debt Arrangement pertaining to Polar Investments (approximately 200 Million NIS Debt Arrangement) – representing bondholders; the Debt Arrangement pertaining to Alon Ribua Kachol (approximately 1 Billion NIS Debt Arrangement) – representing bondholders; Neot Pisga – liquidators appointed by the court including realization of assets 250 Million NIS worth; the Debt Arrangement pertaining to Edri El (300 Million NIS Debt Arrangement) – representing bondholders; the Debt Arrangement pertaining to A. Dori Group (250 Million NIS Debt Arrangement) – representing bondholders; Sweetland (300 Million NIS Debt Arrangement) – representing bondholders; Inventech – serving as liquidators appointed by the Court; and many more.

Infrastructure and Construction Law

Within the area of Infrastructure and Construction Law, our firm's services extend to a multitude of support to our clients in these fields. Among the issues supported, we can point to project structuring assistance; tenders and contracting advice – both drafting and negotiating - including large scaled concession agreements (BOT and the like), EPC contracts; EPCM contracts, O&M agreements; sub-contractor agreements; supplier agreements and other engagements typical to project life. Further, our firm specializes in handling Extension of Time (EOT) claims; Variation claims; and other on-going project issues. In addition, our firm has extensive experience in handling complex large scaled project related litigation including international arbitrations (such as ICC arbitrations).

In this sense, our firm has the experience and provides services to all parties involved in a project life cycle, ranging from representing the employer, up to the EPC contractor, relevant subcontractors, etc.

Our firm's experience extends to many relevant markets including Water, Energy, Transport, Semiconductors, and more.

Within the Water industry our firm's experience extends to involvement in many mega desalination projects in Israel and overseas including 1.4 Billion NIS seawater desalination project in Ashdod Israel; 50 Million Euros seawater desalination project in Limassol Cyprus; 60 Million Euros seawater desalination project in Larnaca Cyprus; 65 Million NIS biological waste water treatment plant and more. Within the Energy industry, our firm's experience extends to involvement in many large scaled power plant projects including the erection of large scale power plant in Ramat Hovav Israel; erection of large scale power plant in Ashdod Israel; erection of large scale power plant in Soreq Israel; erection of large scale power plant in Alon Tavor Israel and more. Within the semiconductor industry our firm's experience extends to involvement in the erection of several semiconductor foundries including 500M NIS Intel's FAB28's MSB-MLCP project, 250 Million NIS Intel's IDC-9 Project; Within the Transport industry our firm's experience extends to involvement in many transportation related projects including the railway to Jerusalem Project; Israeli Railways electrification project; 471 Road Makabit project; Highway 4 extension project; and more.

Other areas of the law

Within the firm's other areas of practice, one can find all aspects of commercial and corporate law including litigation related thereto.

Among other services our firm provides services of establishing and maintaining our clients' engagements/procurement; providing advice relating to incorporation of companies, partnerships and joint ventures; drafting and negotiating contract documents pertaining to financing and investments; supporting software houses in their business including software implementation projects; on-going advise to corporations including their directors and other officers; drafting and negotiating retail related and other concession agreements; providing advice related to real-estate including real-estate projects initiation, sale and lease agreements and more; providing advise related to securities law, banking, international trading, intellectual property, insurance; and more.

Our firm also has expertise in litigating commercial/corporate law issues. Among other issues our firm handled and continues to handle large scale complex disputes in all relevant tribunals including courts, arbitrations and mediations in its areas of practice. Among those disputes, our firm handled large scaled (hundreds of million NIS) disputes relating to Insolvency law; large scaled (hundreds of million NIS and even larger) infrastructure and construction law related disputes; handling of complex corporate law related disputes including disputes involving minority rights and D&O liability; Tender law related disputes and petitions; and many more.

Point of Contact

For further information please contact Adv. David Peretz.

Tel: 972-3-7553898; Mobile: 972-54-8008406; E-mail: dudi@pflaw.co.il