Yingke Israel – Lipa Meir & Co. is one of the leading law firms in Israel. The firm offers a full range of civil, corporate and commercial legal services, and provides a comprehensive and top quality framework of legal services to both domestic and multinational clients, while always providing its clients with service that is personal, professional and creative.
Lipa Meir & Co. was founded by Dr. Lipa Meir in 1987. For three decades the firm has been involved in extensive and significant legal enterprise, and is proud to lead in a wide array of legal fields. The firm has grown and expanded steadily since its inception and, despite its size, is meticulous about preserving its character as a firm providing personal attention and dedicated service to each one of its clients. The personalized attorney-client relationship is based on a recognition and responsiveness to each client’s unique concerns and requirements.
The firm’s reputation and success derive from our legal team’s consistent adherence to quality and professional standards. The firm is currently comprised of 80 attorneys, of which 45 are partners and 20 interns. The firm focuses on building a dedicated core of professionals whose principal philosophy is to serve as advocates to the clients of the firm and ensure their success within the Israeli and international business environments. Consequently, since its formation, the firm has been at the forefront of the business and legal developments in the State of Israel and members of the firm are continuously active in legal matters affecting individuals and companies from the United States, various European jurisdictions, Asia, Latin America and many other jurisdictions.
The firm has also earned the recognition of leading domestic and international legal ranking guides, such as: Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 , IFLR 1000, WTR1000, BDI and Dun’s 100.
Over the years, the firm’s members have contributed to many major transactions affecting the Israeli economy. The firm served as counsel in numerous significant international and domestic deals, transactions and litigation cases, such as the debt restructuring of the largest HMO in Israel, the largest cooperative restructuring in Israel, major and cross-the-board debt reorganization schemes, several well publicized acquisitions of publicly traded companies where the firm served as buyers’ or sellers’ counsel, IPOs, state-of-the-art financial product (Wall Street Type) investments, representation and rendition of advice to international and local clients (including the State) in large-scale national infrastructure transactions and projects, e.g. the sale of trains, power plants/turbines/solar energy installations and desalination plants and securing franchises from a number of international brands in the retail business.
Today, the firm’s commitment to providing the highest quality legal services has earned it the reputation of one of the country’s most reputable business law firms.