• Avigail has a diverse Corporate and Real Estate Practice, which focuses on mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate transactions, construction, tenders, infrastructure, transport and power projects (including BOT and PFI structured projects), natural gas, solar and other energy projects and acting for not-for-profit organizations.

     

    Avigail acts for bid vehicles, consortia and investors, as well as sponsors and issuers of tenders, at all stages of the tender process. Avigail advises on procurement strategy, pre-qualification documents and drafting of tender documents, as well as accompanying and advising her clients throughout the whole tender and project process.

     

    Avigail also has extensive experience advising multinational and domestic public and private companies, government bodies, consortia members, developers and financial institutions on all aspects arising from disputes in the tender process, including shareholder disputes, change order disputes, disputes with O&M and EPC contractors and property related insolvency. Avigail is an expert on resolving project and tender related disputes by way of mediation, negotiation, expert determination, arbitration and litigation.

     

    Avigail has considerable experience acting for clients from the construction industry, from developers to civil engineers, including owners and operators of quarries. She is also one of the few lawyers in Israel with the expertise and experience to advise on the legislative framework that applies to the operation and management of quarries and other extractive industries.

     

    As part of her practice, Avigail advises on draft laws and regulations that could affect her clients. She often submits papers and is called before committees of the Israeli Knesset.

     

    Avigail also acts for local and foreign not-for-profit organisations, charities, public benefit companies and private endowments. Her expertise in this field includes establishing, registering and on-going filing and regulatory requirements and, in particular, providing practical advice on the Israeli regulatory provisions that apply to not for profit organisations and the manner in which they may operate in Israel.

  • Avigail’s experience includes representing:

     

    • Readymix Israel Ltd., Israel's leading producer and supplier of raw materials for the construction industry, on a long term gas supply and energy contract relating to the setting up of an energy system that will enable the conversion of the plant's energy requirements to sourcing from natural compressed gas, and for the supply of natural gas
    • Minrav Engineering and Construction Group Ltd. in its agreements with the Rambam Hospital in Haifa relating to a complex high value engineering project that includes the construction of a three level underground car park (convertible into a 2,000-bed emergency hospital), two new hospital towers and a system of underground walkways between the various buildings within the hospital
    • Electra and Dalkia in a joint venture agreement relating to their participation in a tender for the improvement of energy efficiency in 19 hospitals around the country
    • A conglomerate of hundreds of private land owners in a real estate project worth $250 million for the construction of over 400 housing units in the largest residential development currently taking place in Tel Aviv - "Kikar Hamedina" - one of the most prestigious districts of the city of Tel Aviv. Avigail has represented the owners of the project in negotiations with contractors regarding both combination and construction services agreements, and is acting for the land owners in various proceedings against the Municipality of Tel Aviv in connection with the project
    • Minrav Holdings Ltd. and AstraZeneca plc on their participation in a tender to establish a life science incubator as part of the Office of the Chief Scientist's incubator program
    • Israel’s largest supermarket chain, Shufersal, in its acquisition, via an auction sale process, of Clubmarket (Israel’s third largest food retailer) for a consideration of NIS 750 million (US$ 220 million). The auction was undertaken by a court-appointed trustee under Israel’s equivalent of the US Chapter 11 legislation
    • The Israel Electric Corporation on the completion of a power plant in Haifa
    • A number of major developers with regard to all matters concerning quarry construction, including the development of industrial zones and obtaining permits for quarrying
      Avigail’s legal advice to Israel’s Knesset (Parliament) with regard to the Sheltered Housing Law (2361/2012), led to far greater protection in law than envisaged in the original draft bill prepared by the Sheltered Housing Association
    • Over the years, Avigail has received individual recognition across several areas of expertise. The Legal 500, for example, ranked her in real estate and town planning, capital markets and securities, cross-border M&A and international commercial work, describing her legal skills as “outstanding”.