28 April 2021
International law firm Taylor Wessing has been recognised among the leading law firms in Israel, achieving top-three rankings for its expertise in Real Estate and Intellectual Property in the Legally Israel 100.
The firm's Israel group is co-led by partner Josef Fuss and Nathan Krapivensky who joined the firm most recently in 2020. Now in its third year, the Legally Israel 100 league tables showcase the leading law firms involved in Israeli deals, with Israeli clients, and highlights those with significant expertise and understanding of the market, future trends and opportunities. The rankings also identify Leading, Recognized, Prominent, and Notable practitioners abroad, who take a proactive, instrumental and hands-on role with respect to Israel.
Josef Fuss has been ranked as a Recognised Individual and Nathan Krapivensky has been ranked as a Prominent Individual for their Israel related work.
In real estate, the firm is ranked second globally with market feedback identifying work on, "significant real estate matters, with the team advising on acquisitions, sales, corporate and residential leases involving Israeli parties."
In the Hi-tech category, Taylor Wessing is recognized for its expertise in Israel's booming technology sector and is praised for its "prominent role advising on a string of investments and venture capital transactions involving Israeli businesses…on all aspects of venture capital, M&A and joint ventures."
Partner and Co-Head of the firm's Israel Group, Josef Fuss said: "We've been embedded in the Israeli market for a long time and this latest recognition reflects the valuable impact we make to innovation and organisations in the market. Our expertise in core sectors synonymous with Israel's current and future success distinguishes our offering to support the region's most dynamic organisations and international investment opportunities. Importantly, it reflects the fantastic work of our international teams supporting great clients, particularly over the last twelve months."
The firm's Israel group has taken a prominent role advising on multiple investments and venture capital transactions involving Israeli businesses, with its corporate technology team acting for Israeli investors, companies, entrepreneurs and management teams on all aspects of venture capital, M&A and joint ventures. While the firm is known for its work in litigation, banking and IP, there are significant real estate and employment matters, with the team advising on acquisitions, sales, corporate and residential leases involving Israeli parties, as well as providing a wide array of employment, immigration, contracts and policy advice.