Dispute Resolution

  • S. Horowitz & Co. is Israel's leading law firm for litigation and arbitration as well as for regulatory and other investigations.  The firm has a consistent record of being ranked, year after year, as the top law firm for dispute resolution in Israel by the independent legal directories.


    We advise the world's major corporations and financial institutions, as well as high profile individuals, on complex and high value disputes being litigated in Israel. The firm has extensive experience acting on cross-border litigation and international arbitration across all industry sectors, collaborating, where necessary, with foreign counsel. With the largest dispute resolution practice in Israel, we have the resources to handle the most complex of disputes in every type of court and tribunal in an effective and cost efficient manner.


    Our lawyers have a strong commercial understanding of what our clients are trying to achieve and are experts in forming strategies to reach the client's goal – whether by commencing, defending or avoiding legal proceedings or a regulatory investigation.


    Members of the team also serve as arbitrators and mediators in domestic and international disputes.






    • Chambers Global, 2018 "Large and highly regarded practice group renowned for its breadth of expertise and roster of high-calibre clients"
    • Chambers Global, 2018 "They think creatively and find solutions to the various issues," and also: "They are reliable, trustworthy and provide us with a one-stop shop"
    • Chambers Global, 2018 "Notable expertise in commercial and administrative arbitration and high-stakes class actions"
    • Chambers Global, 2016 "The strength of the litigators and the depth of the team are outstanding" ; "One of the most highly regarded firms in Israel. They really are an establishment - they have been around for decades and take every case very seriously", S. Horowitz & Co.’s ‘market-leading team’ is ‘extremely responsive’ and has ‘a strong knowledge of the court system and the way judges operate’.
    • Chambers Global, 2015 says "the team really has unique strength in litigation"
    • The EMEA Legal 500, 2018 writes “uncompromising professionals”
    • The European Legal 500, 2015 states that "S. Horowitz & Co. has an impressive range of expertise"
    • Chambers Global, 2014 remarks that "it is a strong firm with many talented lawyers that handle a lot of cases"
    • The European Legal 500, 2013 describes the team as "an institution in Israel that really sets the gold standard, and should be instructed on any major or complex case"
    • The European Legal 500, 2012 states that "S. Horowitz & Co.'s talented team is the preeminent practice in the field", it is "proactive and always alert" and "gets to the point quickly and thereby saves time and money"
    • The European Legal 500, 2011 recognises the team as "outstanding" and that it "acts in a most professional manner with rapid response time and sincere devotion". Its "accurate, reliable and swift advice ensures the best possible defence"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2011 acknowledges that "the lawyers are very incisive and highly skilled – their work is well-grounded, covers all points and shows careful methodology in their thinking and analysis"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2011 also notes that the firms "name alone inspires respect in a courtroom" and identifies that "they are in a class of their own"
    • The European Legal 500, 2010 states that "the litigation department is excellent – the obvious choice"
    • The European Legal 500, 2010 also says that "more than 50 lawyers in litigation provide comprehensive expertise across all areas of litigation"
    • The European Legal 500, 2010 describes S. Horowitz as "without a doubt the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2010 recognises that the firm "remains at the top of the market for dispute resolutions" and that it has "substantial strength in depth, a team of quality people"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2010 also remarks that the team is "efficient in operation, commercial in outlook, and completely switched on"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2009 affirms "indisputably the leader of its field"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2009 recognises the "diversely qualified and experienced team" which has "high profile clients and excellent success record"
    • The European Legal 500, 2008 states that the firm has "one of the most sophisticated litigation practices in the country"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2007 declares that the firm is "without a doubt the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel"
    • Chambers Global Client's Guide, 2004 says the firm is "the daddy of them all, with generational professionalism and strong litigation tradition"