"Amir's main strength is his sharp legal analysis, which creates an appropriate and accurate response" “A deal maker”
"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 the firm, and is one of its founders.
Amir advises industry senior executives in their business in Israel and abroad, and accompanies the leading and most significant companies in the country.
Amir leads the dealing of key and significant transactions, including real estate, infrastructure, communications and retail.
Amir is one of the leading and well-known lawyers in Israel in the field of real estate, as well as in the field of planning and construction.
In addition, Amir represents, outlines strategy and tactics, advises and accompanies the firm’s clients in complex disputes, including arbitration, mediation and court proceedings. Due to his extensive experience in managing and solving complex crises, Amir knows and can accomplish an ending to a legal dispute optimally for his clients, and in the most appropriate and timely manner.
Amir serves as an arbitrator and mediator in complex commercial disputes, both between corporations, and between shareholders and business partners. In light of Amir’s ability to identify the interests of the parties involved, and to understand the sensitivity and complexity of each conflict, most of the mediation procedures he faced ended in a deal to the satisfaction of the all parties.
Amir’s clients praise him according to the following: “He’s not only a lawyer, but a businessman. He is an all-round adviser to us”; “A magnificent lawyer that gives excellent advice”; “A great strategist”; “A great executor of deals, who has the ability to think strategically and understand his clients”. (Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers and Partners Global).
Curriculum Vitae and Professional Memberships:
Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1994, and 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 and Tel-Aviv 35 index.
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:
- ‘The Legal 500’ recommended Amir’s work in Real Estate: Construction and Urban Renewal, and Planing and Zoning.
- ‘Chambers and Partners’ ranked Amir as a leading lawyer in the practice area of Real Estate.
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.