‘It is my pleasure to provide this recommendation regarding the litigation team at Firon. I have been working with them for some years now and it is a real pleasure. They are always highly responsive and their professional service is nothing less than top notch!’
The Legal 500
As part of M. Firon & Co.’s wide ranging activities in the field of building and construction law, the firm has developed a unique and an unparalleled expertise and experience in the field of construction litigation. M. Firon & Co. is one of the pioneers of construction litigation in Israel and the firm’s partners have defined the legal boundaries of the field.
M. Firon’s building and construction teams are highly active in the development of Israel’s construction industry and routinely handle various high-profile national construction and infrastructure projects such as the construction of ports, railways, airports, tunnels, gas pipelines and power plants.
Our clients include property developers and commercial entities who commission a project as well as builders/contractors and local authorities who seek our advice on construction contracts and construction disputes.
Over the years, the firm has managed numerous cases involving complex building and construction disputes while accompanying the construction stages of the project – and have resolved disputes with an aggregate value of billions of shekels.
The firm has a unique expertise in national construction and infrastructure project litigation, which are based upon BOT, PFI and PPP agreements. The firm’s partners, who have specialized in this field for decades, have in-depth knowledge and deep familiarity with the major players operating in the field, including, concession holders, contractors, operators, financing institutions etc., and rich experience in drafting and negotiating these agreements and challenging them at the appropriate courts and committees.
For decades, the firm has supported its long-standing clients, construction companies and building contractors which are among Israel’s leading and largest and which occupy central roles in the country’s infrastructure and construction industry. The firm also supports enterprises from the business and public sectors, Government organizations, medical institutions and hotels, in a diverse range of legal matters, including in overseas construction disputes conducted in foreign courts.
Each and every client receives the most thorough and wholehearted attention and service including the involvement of a partner who oversees the case while being closely supported by a broader cross-departmental team. The Department cooperates on a daily basis with the Real Estate, Infrastructure and Project Finance Department in a manner that ensures professional, thorough and comprehensive advice from lawyers with decades of experience.
Comprehensive and Full Service includes:
- Pre-emptive legal advice at contract stage;
- Pre-litigation advice;
- Building contractors lawsuits;
- Insurance lawsuits;
- Lawsuits for not meeting building deadlines;
- Lawsuits for contract payments;
- Lawsuits for additional work / changes / eviction;
- Administrative order to cease works.