Hamburger Evron & Co.

Banking & Finance

Hamburger Evron & Co. is one of the leading law firms in Israel in the banking and finance field. The firm holds knowledge and experience in the banking field that has accumulated over many years, placing Hamburger Evron & Co. banking department as one of the leading players at the forefront of the Israeli banking field.

The firm's lawyers hold rich and extensive experience in consulting and representing banks, as well as providing legal representation in banking litigation, credit agreements and finance issues. The firm represents Israel's major commercial banks in complicated financial transactions, financial counseling on real estate projects and in legal procedures, both as plaintiffs and as defendants in front of all Israeli courts and tribunals.

Hamburger Evron & Co. also holds a unique expertise in counseling banks on real estate projects, supported by the firm's well based expertise in the real estate practice field.

In addition, the banking department is vastly experienced in managing banking litigation cases, including high-value law suits, class actions, introduction of precedential issues regarding the banks' extent of responsibility, appeals in front of the Supreme Court, representation on official committees of inquiry and others. 

The firm is responsible for many precedents and important cases in the Israeli law, such as the Jerusalem District Court's precedential ruling on the responsibility of a lending bank towards apartment purchasers in residential projects, and the Central District Court's precedential ruling on Israeli banks' lack of obligation to notify the guarantor prior to the assignment of his rights on the debt.

As a past action of high significance to the Israeli economy, it is worth mentioning the representation of the governor of the bank of Israel in the Beisky official inquiry committee, regarding the collapse of the banks' shares as a result of share regulation activity carried out by Israeli banks.