World Tax Reviews

Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm

The tax practice is recommended for its expertise and vast experience in advising on sophisticated cross-border transactional tax issues. The practice counsel on all tax compliance and controversy issues and specialises in high-tech and venture-capital taxation, investments, and group restructuring. Menachem Tulchinsky is the managing partner heading the tax practice comprising four partners.

Amit Pollak Matalon & Co

The Israeli law firm has an experienced tax team led by three tax partners, Doron Levy, Racheli Guz-Lavi and Yifat Weiss. The team has a breadth of experience in all tax domains and is a member of the First Law International network of independent law firms across 100 jurisdictions. The key points of contact are tax partners Doron Levy, Racheli Guz-Lavi and Yifat Weiss. Tax partner Omer Ben Matityahu left the firm in March 2022. 

During the research period the tax team advised infrastructure fund IFF, with $2.4 billion under management, concerning all tax matters for the fund, their partners, structure of the funds and more.

Arnon Tadmor-Levy

The firm had recently entered the tax legal market in February 2020 with the leadership of tax team leader Boaz Feinberg, who has more than 20 years of experience, and the team that previously led the tax practice at ZAG-S&W. Tax practices key tax focus is on compliance and tax controversy advice. 

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co

The tax department is recommended for its tax legal and advisory services with a focus on structuring complex cross-border transactions, both inbound and outbound. The team assists in a variety of tax matters such as indirect tax, dispute resolution, tax planning and more. Its client portfolio includes MNEs, local firms, non-profit organisations, and private clients. Harel Perlmutter is the tax partner heading the practice.  

Case study shows that the firm advised Shift4 Payments, an American payment processing company, on tax matters concerning its reverse triangular merger with Credorax Inc. The value of the deal was $575 million.


The Big Four accounting firm has one of the largest tax practices in Israel, offering full tax service including contentious and non-contentious tax advice. During the summer of 2022, the tax team grew with the addition of tax partners Sharon Litke Regev, Willy Elizarov, and Yair Zorea, which bring the total partner headcount to nine 

Case studies show the tax team advised an educational services company on transfer pricing matters concerning its operations in Israel and the US. The key aspects involved analysing and implementing a new intercompany pricing model to achieve better compliance between the two jurisdictions.

Erdinast Ben Nathan Toledano & Co

The Israeli law firm’s tax practice has in-depth experience in tax advisory and dispute resolution across industries such as Hi-Tech, real estate, finance, retail, insurance etc. However, the tax team lead by partners Eran Lampert and Tal Alon, is specialised in transactional tax matters  

At the beginning of 2023, the team advised Apollo Global Management and Yahoo in a 30-year commercial agreement, valued at $30 Billion, which the client will receive 24.99% of Taboola Ltd, an advertising company.

Client feedback

'In the area of tax litigation, the EBN tax team's capabilities are extraordinary. They have the required litigation skills to present and convince the judges. Very professional, efficient, and very responsive to our needs.'

'Very efficient, reliable and value for money.'

Goldfarb Gross Seligman

The firm’s stand-alone tax department assists clients in all tax legal and compliance matters with expertise in handling litigious cases and dispute resolution. The firm has a branch in Zurich, Switzerland, offering legal counsel to local and international clients in Switzerland and Israel. The tax team consists of 11 tax partners led by co-heads of tax Tal Atsmon and Yaron Sever.  

Case study shows the tax team is representing Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in its planned appeal to the Supreme court regarding trapped profits, estimated at $350 million.

Gornitzky & Co

The tax practice has extensive experience in dispute resolution and advises on a multitude of complex tax cases providing innovative solutions. Clients include MNEs, large and small domestic companies, HNWI and private clients. The team also assists on filing voluntary disclosures before the Israel Tax Authority, negotiation and obtaining debt settlements. Tax partner Daniel Paserman leads the practice.

Herzog Fox & Neeman

The domestic law firm’s tax team is one of the largest in Israel with more than 45 professionals and 15 partners. The firm advises clients on all tax areas including private equity and investment fund formation, HNWI, real property tax, outbound international tax planning and more. The firm’s separate tax teams such as the private client and individual tax team is led by Meir Linzen and Guy Katz. Other separate tax teams within the practice includes international tax, VAT, and customs. Meir Linzen is the managing partner heading the team. Following the departure of tax partner Tali Azriel to PwC, the team recruited Elad Pinchas, tax partner who joins from the Israel Ministry of Justice.

H-F & Co

The Israeli law firm’s tax practice has a wealth of experience and knowledge in transactional tax, obtaining tax rulings from the Israeli tax authority on matters such as restructuring, structuring transactions, options and more. The firm’s clients typically consist private equity, public companies, funds, and individuals, engaging in the tech industry. Tax partner Danielle Skald is the key figure leading the practice.  

In November 2022, the team counselled Nordic Capital on its $300 million acquisition of 25% stake in Equashield Medical Ltd., an Israeli medical devices company.

Meitar | Law Offices

The tax department is highly recommended for its comprehensive tax service offerings. The firm has assisted a mixture of domestic companies and MNEs in complex and innovative cross-border transactions. With broad client base, as for an example private equity, hedge funds and senior executives, the tax practice has extensive experience and knowledge across various industries and sectors for instance capital markets, real estate, oil and gas and digital currency. Eldar Ben-Ruby is the partner leading the tax practice.  

Case studies show the tax team is advising a tech company in the blockchain sector on precedential issues concerning issuance of tokens, token-based employee compensation, structure of token issuance and more. The client’s equity-raising was valued at $8 billion.

Client feedback

'Very professional, responsive, and thoughtful.'

'Highly knowledgeable on the subject matter from an Israeli tax perspective and also north American (Canada and USA). Responsive to questions and emails.'

'Very professional and pleasant co-workers.'

'Vast experience in complex cross-border tax restructuring with unparalleled knowledge of the subject matter and analyses the issue from a broad holistic view.'  

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

The firm’s tax team works closely with clients on a variety of tax issues, whether assisting in compliance or contentious tax matters. Similarly, the firm is well experienced in advising on variant tax matters pertaining to intellectual property. The client portfolio counts local small companies, MNEs and senior employees, which the firm counsel on individual tax issues including employment benefits and equity rights. The key tax figures leading the tax practice are Oz Halabi and Moshe Sister. However, senior tax partner Henriette Fuchs left the firm in January 2022 to join Yaron-Eldar Paller Schwartz.

S Horowitz & Co

The Israeli law firm is highly recommended for its tax legal services and vast experience in private client tax advisory. The team provides comprehensive tax services covering dispute resolution and tax compliance, which it provides on a stand-alone basis and as support to other firm departments. Furthermore, the practice has a focus on real estate tax – in which the team has extensive experience representing and advising clients – complex dispute resolution, transactional tax, indirect tax and more. The client portfolio includes a mixture of domestic companies, MNEs and private clients in many distinctive industries. Leor Nouman, Ophir Kaplan and Moti Saban are the three tax partners at the firm.

Shekel & Co

The established, boutique tax law firm is reputed for supporting large firms on all tax issues with expertise in tax controversy. Some of the key industries it specialises in include energy, telecoms, and financial services. There firm has four senior partners leading the tax practice including name partner Yaniv Shekel. 

Case studies show the tax team is representing Isracard and other Israeli credit card companies, in a precedential tax dispute, regarding the tax authorities VAT assessment for the client’s foreign operations.