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Our Practice

Herzog Fox & Neeman (HFN) is the law firm of choice for leading multinational corporations doing business in Israel. The firm serves as a one-stop-shop for all legal matters involving business activity in Israel.

The firm has extensive experience representing major global companies, including leading Korean conglomerates, in a variety of areas including IT, telecommunications, big data, AI, VR, IoT, e-Commerce, fintech, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, healthcare, gas and energy, transportation and infrastructure, and more.

The firm was founded over 45 years ago by three prominent lawyers: the late Chaim Herzog, later the sixth President of the State of Israel, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, and Member of the Israeli Parliament; the late Michael Fox, Britishborn corporate lawyer noted for his legal contributions to Israeli infrastructure,
energy and natural resources; and the late Prof. Yaakov Neeman, former Minister of Finance and Minister of Justice of the State of Israel.

With a diverse staff of over 330 lawyers, of whom more than 60 were raised or have worked abroad, HFN is attuned to the opportunities and challenges of engaging in cross-border and cross-cultural business matters. We pride ourselves on a unique ability to provide the highest level of legal service in both mainstream areas of legal activity as well as numerous specialist practice areas (including hi-tech, cyber security, homeland security, crisis management, transfer pricing, customs and international trade, and more).

Recognising that Korea is unique in both its business and cultural environment, HFN takes a customised approach to legal matters by combining its extensive and proven international expertise with top local talent.

Our activity with Korean clients has included the representation of major Korean conglomerates, including Samsung, LG, Hyundai and others.

Sample engagements include:

  • Representation of a leading Korean fund in various investments in Israeli technology companies, including in the areas of automotive and cybersecurity.
  • Advising a leading Korean conglomerate on various legal matters related to operation of its R&D centre in Israel.
  • Representation of a leading Korean company in the potential acquisition of a leading Israeli online-gaming company.
  • Representation of numerous Korean corporations in several consumer class action matters in Israel.

Having already represented major Korean entities in their various activities in Israel, in the establishment of our Korea Practice, we are focusing on further strengthening Israel-Korea business relations and creating bridges between Israeli and Korean companies.