Environmental Law


Arnon, Tadmor-Levy takes pride in its leading environmental law practice in Israel. We operate in all areas of law pertaining to environmental quality. Our firm provides legal advice and support to leading clients from the private, business, and government sectors active in energy and renewable energy, gas, water, sewage, desalination, waste management, and more. We also advise leading companies in the economy on regulatory counseling and representation, as required.

In addition, we offer legal advice in environmental law and risk management to major financial bodies and accompany financial closings in environmental, infrastructure, and energy projects. Our department has extensive experience in accompanying private and public bodies in the drafting and submitting of tenders related to the environment, gas, clean and renewable energy, and more.

Company Accompaniment and Transactions

Our environmental law department regularly advises our office clients on their ongoing activities, and plans their transactions in all areas of environmental law and environmental impacts. The department also assists in assessing and minimizing environmental liabilities that may arise in transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, real estate, planning and construction, and other commercial transactions.

Our firm accompanies its clients in due diligence processes, examining sensitive and complex issues with environmental implications, identifying and allocating risks in transactions, and accompanying capital raising and financial closings. The team consistently assists companies in assessing future environmental damages and minimizing existing damages. Additionally, the firm guides its clients in preparing to meet various environmental regulatory requirements, including in all aspects of recycling obligations and waste disposal.

Regulation in Environmental Quality, Safety, and Compliance

The environmental law department at our firm provides ongoing advice in the continually evolving and changing field of environmental regulation. The department assists and accompanies our office clients in complying with regulatory requirements, licensing procedures, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and dealings with various authorities and the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Insurance and Tort Law

The firm has an extensive practice that represents large companies and multinational corporations in environmental quality lawsuits and in the fields of torts and insurance related to the environment. The firm represents a wide range of clients in these areas, including major commercial and economic bodies in the Israeli market, corporations, leading insurance companies domestically and internationally, and individuals.

The firm has extensive experience in representing Israeli and foreign insurance companies, both as plaintiffs and defendants, in legal claims conducted in courts and arbitrations regarding environmental quality damages. Moreover, the firm’s extensive experience in insurance and tort law is reflected in representing major corporations in wide-ranging environmental lawsuits that are at the heart of public debates, such as the Kishon, Ramat Hovav, and the Carmel Forest fire lawsuits.

What the team is known for, Chambers Global | 2024

“Arnon, Tadmor-Levy is a highly accomplished full-service law firm whose environment practice is especially skilled at advising clients on regulatory compliance. To this end, the firm regularly supports large-scale infrastructure projects as well as acting for clients in the aviation, shipping and energy sectors. It also acts on licensing and due diligence matters related to M&A and other transactions.”

“The firm is experienced with mega-projects that are first-of-a-kind in Israel.”

“They demonstrate high-level abilities in providing solutions and advice for complex mechanisms.”

“The responsiveness and the ability of the firm’s representatives to express legal matters to the ‘average manager’ is superb.”