Bio

Efrat Shapira-Orren is a leading partner in the Healthcare Department at Arnon, Tadmor-Levy, and she is also the Chief Legal Counsel of Assuta, Israel’s largest chain of private hospitals, which encompasses eight hospitals and medical centers throughout Israel.

Year after year, Efrat is recognized as a ‘Leading Individual’ in The Legal 500 directory in the field of Healthcare and Life Sciences, and is ranked as a ‘highly regarded’ by IFLR1000. Clients have described her as “an exceptionally brilliant, assertive, and highly professional attorney.” Under Efrat’s leadership, the firm’s Healthcare team has been ranked in the top tier (Tier 1) by The Legal 500 in the Health and Life Sciences category.

In her role as Chief Legal Counsel of Assuta, Efrat oversees all legal and regulatory aspects of the network’s entire operations, including in relation to regulatory matters and all commercial and business activities, both domestically and internationally.

Efrat provides extensive advice to healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, startups and other companies in the Healthcare and Life Sciences sector, on a wide range of legal matters. These include regulatory issues, liaising with regulators and governmental bodies on strategic matters, legislative changes, commercial transactions, international operations, clinical research, research and development collaborations, fundraising and more.

Efrat’s expertise also covers a wide range of public tenders for infrastructure projects, including various BOT/ PFI/ PPP models.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Developed innovative models in the realm of digital health and innovation, especially concerning secondary use of health data and strategic collaborations between healthcare institutions, startups and investment funds.

Represented clients in international transactions related to the development and establishment of hospitals and strategic collaborations with international health entities.

Provided strategic representation of a hospital regarding two cases of alleged genetic mismatch between parents and a child born following IVF treatments.

Advised and represented healthcare institutions vis-a-vis various public committees and governmental bodies in relation to inspections, reviews, legislative changes and other regulatory processes.

Represented bidders and the State of Israel in a series of infrastructure PPP projects, including with respect to hospitals, toll roads, seawater desalination plants, power stations, renewable energy facilities and more.

 

Recognition

Health & Life Sciences
Project finance, PPP/PFI

LEGAL500

‘Efrat Shapira-Orren is extremely unique in her breadth of knowledge and depth of understanding of the Healthcare market. She is an integral part of the group’s management and covers the full spectrum of our business. I consider her as a standout brilliant lawyer, a real healthcare expert, with analytic thinking, high creativity, deep business and economic understanding and very high managerial capabilities. Her knowledge, legal and business capabilities, creativity and understanding of the entire healthcare market stand out also when compared to other external or internal lawyers in the healthcare field.’

Education
2005 New York University School of Law | LLM (Dean's Graduated Award)
1999 Tel Aviv University | LLB (magna cum laude)
Admission
2000 Israel
Efrat Shapira-Orren

Efrat Shapira-Orren

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132 Begin Road, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv 6702101, Israel
Efrat Shapira-Orren