Infrastructure

In the last two decades, we have witnessed a real revolution in the field of infrastructure in Israel, especially in the fields of transportation and energy: roads, interchanges, tunnels, bridges, railway tracks and ports are being built at an astonishing rate and with an investment of tens of billions of shekels. Gas, electricity, fuel, water and alternative energy infrastructures are being set-up across the country, moving the Israeli economy forward. Our firm has an active role in this revolution by contributing to the legal side and accompanying all of the major infrastructure companies in Israel, as well as representing numerous private entities engaged in this unique field.

The firm’s clients in the field of infrastructure include Israel Railways, Netivei Israel (National Transport Infrastructure Company Ltd.), NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd., Ayalon Highways Co. Ltd, Yefe Nof, Trans-Israel Roads, Israel Hadarom Container Terminal – Port of Ashdod, Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd, Paz Aviation Properties, the Israel Electric Corporation and many contractors, engineers, planning offices, project managers and first-rate engineers in the country.

S. Friedman’s Department of Infrastructure has, for over a decade, been closely representing public and private companies in their day-to-day activities and in the execution of large-scale projects. The attorneys in the department are familiar with the practice and regulation in the areas of infrastructure, as well as the relationships between the various participants and the division of roles in these unique areas: the State, government companies, investors and strategic partners, contractors and service providers, project managers, planners, etc. Thanks to a unique combination of legal expertise, engineering understanding, and excellent human relations, the Infrastructure Department enjoys an excellent reputation among all of those involved in construction and development work in Israel, and repeatedly wins the trust of its clients.

The legal service provided to the firm’s clients includes solutions for all of the issues related to the infrastructure field , including: execution of transactions; preparation and management of tenders; preparation and negotiation of agreements with contractors, management companies and planners; execution of projects; management of disputes and litigation proceedings involving substantial sums; addressing regulatory, statutory, and environmental aspects; taxation and labor laws.