• Eyal is a commercial litigator with extensive experience acting for international and domestic clients on a broad range of civil, contractual and commercial matters before the entire range of Israeli courts. He also appears before national and international arbitration tribunals.  Eyal has represented clients in both Israel and the United States on a wide array of complex commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, corporate and shareholder disputes, complicated tort actions (including professional negligence claims), global product liability claims and class actions.

     

    Eyal’s expertise includes representing global companies on cross-border high value and multi-party claims, ranging from banking and finance related litigation to disputed inheritance claims involving aspects of private international law.  He also acts on behalf of international and local agents and distributors in connection with breakdowns in commercial relationships and, where necessary, advises clients on the enforcement and termination of distribution, agency and other commercial agreements. Eyal also advises and act on the enforcement of foreign judgments in Israel. 

     

    Eyal is licensed to practise law in Israel and New York.

     

    Eyal was the recipient of the prestigious Pegasus Scholarship of 1999, a full board scholarship awarded to outstanding law students worldwide for master degree studies at Oxford University and practical training with a City of London law firm, and a barrister.  He gained his Bachelor of Civil Law degree from Worcester College, Oxford University. 

     

    Publications

    • Foreign Defendants' Ability to Deny the Jurisdiction of the Israeli Courts following Amendment No. 2 (2013) to the Israeli Civil Procedure Regulations (S. Horowitz & Co.; May 2014)
    • Opinion Which Does Not Disqualify (Judge’s off-the-record remarks, in the framework of an attempt to settle the case) (NEWS1, May 2014) 
    • The Israel Chapter on Arbitration Agreements under Israel’s Arbitration Law for the International Comparative Legal Guides to International Arbitration (2007), co-authored with Alex Hertman.
  • Certified International Law For Lawyers and Legal Professionals IATA training.

     

    Eyal’s recent work includes representation of:

     

    • Darie Energy Ltd. and its owner Aviv Daria, in a NIS 45 million lawsuit against Alstom SA, the French multinational conglomerate, and two of its subsidiaries, in which the claimant client is demanding payment of commission due to the plaintiff for projects and transactions brokered for Alstom in Israel’s emerging private electricity market
    • Successfully representing Alcoa Inc., one of the world's top three largest producers of aluminium, in a series of proceedings against the Kaman Group, for payment of debts of millions of shekels of goods sold to the defendant
    • Successfully representing Israeli academic institutions in a disputed multi-million dollar cross-border bequest made to the clients
    • An international media distribution company in a multi-million dollar dispute regarding media rights and non-payment of fees. The dispute was settled in a confidential compromise agreement under which the company received broadcast rights and substantial damages
    • Negotiating and successfully collecting a multi-million dollar debt from a debtor, on behalf of Lazard Frères S.A.S, a publicly traded (NYSE) global financial advisory and asset management firm
    • Successfully representing WIX.com (a cloud-based web development platform, and a NASDAQ traded company) in a dispute with former employees concerning the misappropriation of trade secrets, breaches of contract and breach of fiduciary duty
    • Successfully representing Sports5 International - sports rights marketing agency  - in a dispute with a commercial media Channel regarding the breach of contracts, evasion, and non-payment of license fees, owed to Sports5 
    • Succesfully representing Grundfos - the world's largest pump manufacturer - in a multi million shekel professional negligence claim, which was filed against it. The claim was settled for less than nuisance value
  • Member of the Civil Procedure Committee of the Israel Bar.