Chinese law firms and China-Israel bi-lateral trade and investment will be a major focus of Israel’s 2nd Foreign Law Firms conference Dec 9th in Tel Aviv.  Organized by the Tel-Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association led by Adv. Efi Nave and Robus Legal Marketing — the conference will bring together “dozens of foreign law firm from all over the world… Top Israeli law firms… The most prominent attorneys… Fascinating lectures… Hundreds of lawyers and General Counsels under one roof” – according to a blogpost about the conference by Zohar Fisher (@ZoharFisher).

China-Israel bi-lateral trade and Chinese law firms a prime focus

The overall focus for the event is the entry and activity of international law firms in Israel in light of the changes in the global legal market and the growing competition between Israeli law firms.  Within that focus will be Panel #3: China – the Dragon is Awake:  Focused exclusively on the activity and interest of China’s law firms in the Israeli legal market – a market recently liberalized to permit entry of foreign law firms.  Moderated by Adv. Yaakov Israeli of Shibolet & Co — the panel will include Adv. Amit Ben Yehoshua of Dacheng Law Offices, Adv. Eyal Khayat of Yingke Israel,  Adv. Sungbo Shim of Squire Patton Boggs, Adv. Tali Mirsky, Global VP Legal Affairs & Corporate Secretary of Frutarom Industries Ltd, and Adv. Tehila Levi Lati of Zisman Aharoni Gayer & Co.

The China law firms panel will be preceded lunch and a panel entitled: Israel’s Trade Policy with Asia– Today and Tomorrow.  Panelists will include Adv. Eytan Epstein of EKT- Epstein Knoller Chomsky Osnat Gilat Tenenboim & Co and Mr. Ran Cohen, Chairman of the Standards Institute of Israel, President of the Israel-Asia Chambers of Commerce, Former Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor.

China: Israel’s largest trading partner in Asia

According to news reports, China is Israel’s largest trading partner in Asia, and may become Israel’s largest trading partner globally.   Bilateral trade between the two countries was in excess of $10 billion in 2013.

For more information about the conference

With Israeli-China trade ties deepening – and a liberalized Israeli legal market open to foreign law firms – the conference should be a fascinating one.  For more information or to register for the conference please send an e-mail to nikol@robus.co.il.

Posted by John Grimley

John Grimley edits and publishes Asia Law Portal

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