HFN’s Commercial Litigation department has earned a reputation for providing dynamic, client-focused and creative litigation services. Drawing from the impressive resources of a full-service commercial law firm, the Commercial Litigation department has extensive experience in handling a wide range of disputes involving corporate, securities, administrative and contract law before various local and international tribunals.
True to HFN’s character as an international law firm, the Commercial Litigation department has an emphasis on multi-jurisdictional litigation and regularly coordinates litigation strategies with top international counsel.
The department is consistently recognised as a leader in the Israeli market by foreign and domestic publications such as Chambers Global, Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer?, Dun’s 100 and BDI Code.
HFN’s Commercial Litigation department is the preferred choice for companies managing disputes that contain an international or multi-jurisdictional element, or when foreign companies are sued in Israel.
The Commercial Litigation department works closely with HFN’s other internationally recognised departments to provide clients with seamless, cohesive support on matters spanning multiple areas of specialisation. The department works on class action suits and other commercial and civil litigation in sectors including food and drug, tobacco, environment, project finance and infrastructure and energy.
The department represents clients before the civil courts, the Supreme Court, administrative courts for judicial review actions, the specialised labour court system, the restrictive practices court and other special tribunals, and advises clients in the following areas:
Securities-related litigation and disputes including shareholder claims, class actions, derivative cases and internal investigations
Administrative law claims including public procurement issues
Product liability cases (including product recall), mass-tort claims and class actions
National and cross-border insolvencies
Technology related disputes including patent rights, trade secrets, confidentiality disputes and intellectual property litigation
Contested wills and inheritance
The Commercial Litigation department is one of the largest in Israel. Several department lawyers are qualified in the UK and U.S. and have practised in leading law firms in those jurisdictions. This global experience lends the department invaluable insight when working on cross-border disputes or with international clients.