Nir Kehat is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department. With extensive experience since 1994, Nir has extensive experience and knowledge in all aspects of civil, commercial, and corporate law, as well as in administrative law, insurance, shareholders disputes, banking, toxic tort, liquidation and insolvency proceedings, infrastructure and energy, real estate, construction, trademark, private international law and privacy issues.
Nir leads and is personally involved in numerous, large and extremely complex litigation civil cases, including class actions, and administrative proceedings. Nir routinely appears before all courts and tribunals, including the Israeli supreme court, arbitrations, and alternate dispute resolution proceedings.
Nir’s roster of clients includes, leading national and multinational clients, and he acts for some of the country’s leading player as well as global multinationals, across a very wide section of industries and economic sectors, among others: leading insurance companies in Israel, the largest government infrastructure company in Israel, major construction companies, key companies in the chemical industry, as well as in the financial sector.
Nir has extensive experience in representing clients in construction and infrastructure projects – starting at the tender stage, throughout the course of the project, as well as disputes relating to construction, building and design defects, and land and planning matters. Prior to joining the firm, Nir practiced for many years at another of Israel’s distinguished law firms.
Between 1995-1997, Nir served as a teaching assistant for Contracts at the Law School of the College of Management for Prof. D. Friedman and Prof. O. Grosskopf.
Prior to his legal career, Nir served as a helicopter pilot in the IAF and holds the rank of Major (Res.).