The office

Altshuler is a boutique law firm that meets the needs of its clients both locally and internationally. At Altshuler you will find a firm commitment to innovation and creativity. We work to achieve success, as defined by you, the client. Our energy, technical excellence and creative thinking have resulted in an enviable track record.

Altshuler was established and founded more than 20 years ago, and has operated for 17 years as AW (Altshuler – Welner) LAW FIRM.

The DNA of the Altshuler Law firm consists of a number of strands:

1.Intimate knowledge and experience in all aspects of commercial, corporate and civil law.

2.The personal attention and involvement of Adv. Amir Altshuler in each and every matter and case handled by the firm.

3.Adv. Altshuler’s personal relationship with founders and senior partners of leading law firms around the world.

The firm specializes in the entire gamut of Corporate and Commercial law covering partnerships, corporations, joint ventures and trusts, from formation to implementation of corporate strategies entailing mergers, acquisitions, share issuance, buy-backs, spin-offs, intellectual property, licensing, insurance, financing, exits, liquidations and dissolutions.

Adv. Altshuler has earned a reputation as one of the leading litigators in Israel, stemming from his advocacy of high profile, complex and sensitive Commercial and Civil Litigation cases; International Dispute Resolutions and International Arbitrations, Banking law, Real Estate law, Defamation law and Insolvency & Bankruptcy matters. In addition, the firm has a particular specialty in successfully taking cases on appeal to the District Court and Supreme Court.

Altshuler Law Firm is the worldwide preeminent firm in the Diamond Industry. Its representation encompasses day to day advice and counsel including regulatory compliance, corporate structure and intellectual property; as well as Bourse arbitrations and interaction with the various institutions of both the Israeli Diamond Exchange and the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) on a daily basis.

The firm has expertise as well as a wide range of international legal knowledge concerning the activities of investors in various developing countries. The issues addressed involve structure, financing, taxation, trusts, local regulations and litigation.

In Israel the firm is active in the real estate field by advising and executing real estate deals (such as combination transactions, purchase and sale of residences, commercial real estate, agricultural land, “TAMA 38” and “Igud Mikarkin”), as well as real estate related litigation (including disassembling partnerships).

Adv. Altshuler is the first and only exclusive Israeli member of Law Europe International which is an international network of law firms. Altshuler Law firm represents Israeli and foreign entities in transactions, arbitrations and litigations both in Israel and abroad. This international activity has included various jurisdictions such as Brazil, Hong Kong, Vietnam, China, Thailand, Ivory Coast (West Africa), South Africa, Botswana, Romania, Hungary, Ukraine, Czech- Republic, Russia, Cyprus, Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Guernsey, Monaco, USA (Delaware, Nevada, New York, Texas and Tennessee) and Canada.