"Very professional and business-oriented" “A deal maker”
“Has the ability to think strategically and understand his clients’ needs” “He's not only a lawyer but a businessman. He is an all-round adviser to us”
“A huge amount of emotional and business intelligence”
“A great strategist” “A magnificent lawyer that gives excellent advice”
Amir Amar heads Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co., and is one its founders.
Amir advises industry titans in high stakes decisions, and he has earned their praise for such. Clients say: “he’s not only a lawyer but a businessman. He is an all-round adviser to us”; Amir is “a magnificent lawyer that gives excellent advice”; “a great startegist” and “a great executor of deals” who “has the ability to think strategically and understand his clients”. (Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers and Partners Global).
Amir handles many significant cases, is an arbitrator and a mediator in complex and sensitive disputes, and leads complex real estate transactions in Israel and overseas.
Among other activities, he is a member of the board of directors of Amot Investments Ltd., is Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the Appointment of Judges in the Tel Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association.
Curriculum Vitae and Professional Memberships
Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1994.
Member of the Israel Bar Association since 1995.
Member of the board of directors of Amot Investments Ltd., which is listed for trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. This company has one of the largest profit-bearing asset portfolios in Israel, and is included in the Nadlan 15 (Real Estate) Index.
Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the Appointment of Judges in the Tel Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association.
Chairman of the International Award for Young People, Israel (Reg. Assoc.), part of an international program that was founded in Great Britain in 1956, by the Duke of Edinburgh.
Amir has gained recognition by the leading international ranking guides:
He is considered a leading real estate, and planning and construction law expert. He conducted and managed complex residential, industrial and commercial real estate deals, property development projects, heritage protection projects, land redevelopment and rezoning projects in locations all around the country, etc.
He manages the legal administration of properties and real estate operations for several of the largest corporations in Israel.
He has specialized in regulation, environmental protection, and planning and building issues relating to the cellular communications industry.
In the field of litigation, he handles land claims, commercial disputes and administrative petitions under the Planning and Building Law. He appears before many tribunals, from the Supreme Court to Administrative Appeals Committees.
He represents the clients of the firm on core issues in Knesset Committee meetings regarding legislative amendments.
He acts as an arbitrator and a mediator in complex and sensitive disputes.