"A lot of experience and is appointed in major cases.” "very talented in working to reach an agreement between parties"
Amit Lederman is the partner heading the insolvency department at AYR, ever since joining the firm in 2018.
Prior to joining AYR, Amit owned Amit Lederman & Co., a boutique law firm specializing in insolvency and related litigation, and previously was a senior partner and manager of the insolvency department at Shlomo Nass & Co.
Amit has ample experience of over 17 years of practice in counselling insolvent companies, formulation of debt settlements, active management of companies going through restructuring and receivership, and complex crisis-related litigation.
The department’s team, under Amit’s leadership, is among the best teams in the country dealing with complex insolvency proceedings, especially concerning corporate reorganization and rehabilitation.
Amit has gained recognition by the leading international ranking guide ‘Chambers and Partners’ for his accomplishments, and he was ranked as a leading lawyer in the practice area of Restructuring/Insolvency.
Amit is often appointed by courts in various districts as officer for companies involved in insolvency proceedings, including companies in the fields of infrastructure, retail, real estate, communications, industry etc. Amit is also appointed by courts as mediator in complex insolvency-related disputes.
Amit and his team cooperate with an economic-operative team in order to address any matter from all relevant aspects – legal, economic, accounting and operational.
Amit is extensively experienced with corporate rehabilitation and vastly proficient in counselling financial creditors with regard to difficulties encountered by debtor companies.
Amit and his team are experts in complex commercial litigation and providing legal advice to real estate initiatives. The team members have rich experience in representing in all Israeli instances, including the Supreme Court.
Amit holds a L.L.B from the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Centre, a B.A. in Economy and Management from the College of Management, and is a member of the Bar since 2001.
Fluent in Hebrew and English.
Ashbal Technologies Ltd: Activity included the formulation of a debt settlement of over 200 million NIS and the sale of the company to Fortissimo Fund;
Aura Investments Ltd: Activity included the formulation of a debt settlement of c. 250 million NIS, principally vis-a’-vis security holders;
Bnei Backer Zuabi Construction Company Ltd: Amit serves as court-appointed trustee for the company’s Suspension of Proceedings, entailing day-to-day operation of the company
Elran (D.D.) Investments Ltd: Amit serves as receiver for this public holding company, owned by the Dankner family, entailing the filing of a lawsuit against Elran’s directors.
Sport Wertheimer Marketing and Trade (1997) LTd: Amit serves as court-appointed trustee for the company’s Suspension of Proceedings, entailing day-to-day operation of the company, and consequently the formulation of a rehabilitation plan and a debt settlement;
Il Makiage Ltd: Formulation and Conduction of a debt settlement;
H.A.Sh Systems and Services Ltd & H.A.Sh Service Centre Ltd: Amit served as court-appointed trustee for the company’s Suspension of Proceedings, entailing day-to-day operation of the company, and consequently the formulation of a rehabilitation plan and a debt settlement;
Mercantile Discount Bank Ltd: Representation of the bank since 2004 in various complex files involving high-profile debts;
Telzstone: Amit served as special administrator of this voluntary association, for the performance of extensive investigations regarding its assets. Activities included formulation of a rehabilitation plan, entailing the replacement of the board members.