Litigation Department of FWMK
The Litigation Department at FMWK represents clients in complex disputes and is one of the largest and leading commercial litigation departments in Israel.
The prestigious international ranking guide Legal500 described the Department’s staff as having “a good understanding of customer needs and expectations.”
What do we offer our clients?
Our overriding goal in court is to provide our clients with commercial and business solutions, while understanding that judgment and litigation are only the means to achieving the desired results.
Our Litigation Departmet successfully deals with complex cases that combine various legal issues in the field of commercial law, including issues relating to companies and partnerships, corporate control disputes, claims for the removal of discrimination, claims against directors and officers (as both plaintiffs and defendants), class actions in securities (representing plaintiffs and defendants), derivative claims, contractual claims, intellectual property, banking and capital markets, representation of debenture holders, communications and media, disputes in real estate (including contractor claims and construction defects), estate management, tenders, labor law and more.
The Litigation Department is comprised of seasoned and experienced lawyers, and in each case, the client is met with close support from a senior lawyer at the highest professional level.
When handling litigation cases, we know how to utilize the synergy amongst the Firm’s various departments for the purpose of consulting, directing and finding creative strategies. We harness our interdisciplinary professional knowledge in order to provide clients with comprehensive legal solutions, which often help to prevent the complication of the legal process and achieve optimal results for the client.
The Department represents corporations, institutional establishments, leading entities in the Israeli and international economies, foreign companies, as well as private clients who deal with litigation proceedings and thus require comprehensive advice and guidance from experts.
A winning team
The team of litigators at FWMK combine talent, knowledge and proven capabilities in representing Israeli and international clients in Israeli courts in all areas of commercial and civil law. In many cases under their representation, precedent-setting rules were determined in the Supreme Court of Israel.
The FWMK litigation team has more than 20 skilled and experienced lawyers who assist clients on matters related to local and international disputes, including foreign clients involved in legal proceedings in Israel and Israeli clients who are forced to conduct proceedings abroad. Our litigators specialize in simultaneously managing such disputes in several countries, including the United States, England, France, Germany, Cyprus and other territories, while planning a winning legal strategy and adapting it to the laws of the relevant jurisdiction.
The Litigation Department is headed by two of FWMK’s founding partners, Advs. Boaz Wilensky and Ofer Furth, both of whom have extensive experience and an impressive reputation, as described in the international directories as “those with the best understanding of customers’ needs and expectations.”