Ofer Bar-On leads the firm’s Local Government Department. An expert in commercial and corporate law, he has extensive experience in these fields and in negotiating commercial transactions, M&A transactions, shareholders agreements, etc. He is also highly experienced in dispute management and litigation in commercial, civil, administrative, and corporate matters.

Ofer represents a wide range of corporations, private and public companies in the private sector, local government entities, municipalities, institutes of higher education, financial institutions, and business entrepreneurs. Having worked with Israel’s tire industry for many years, he has gained extensive knowledge in all legal aspects of tire manufacturing, distribution, and recycling.

A leading practitioner in the field of municipal tax law and local-government-related disputes, Ofer’s practice covers municipal taxation and mandatory municipal payments, including development surcharges, infrastructure surcharges, and high-profile public cases.

Ofer has been involved in numerous high-profile cases of litigation, bankruptcy and receivership, occasionally acting as a court-appointed liquidator or company officer in Chapter-Eleven style operations and subsequent sales of assets or going-concerns.

One of the founding partners of the Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin law firm (in 1992), Ofer was its managing partner until its merger with Tadmor Levy & Co. in 2021, where he became a partner.

Ofer speaks four languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic, and Hungarian.


  • Advised the board of directors of Amir Marketing and Investments in Agriculture Ltd, a publicly-traded company listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
  • Provides legal day to-day advice to Alliance Tire Company Ltd., an industrial corporation.
  • Handled all legal aspects of local tax and surcharges of the Municipality of Eilat.
  • Advised Beit Berl College, an institute of higher education.
  • Managed a public interest matter concerning the legal rights of retired IDF officers.
  • Acted in a public interest matter concerning an objection to the transfer of ammonia and of UAE oil through Eilat Port.
  • Acted as mediator and arbitrator in various business-related legal disputes.
  • Headed the tax appeal committee of the Hod Hasharon Municipality.
  • Managed shareholders disputes.
  • Acted in a complex legal cases for the termination of real estate agreements.
2018 Tel Aviv University | Arbitration Studies
1985 Hebrew University of Jerusalem | LLB
1980 Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia USA | Economic studies (cum laude)
2016 Notary
1986 Israel
Additional roles
Chairman of Municipal Tax Appeal Committee (in Hod Hasharon)
Chairman of Municipal Tax Appeal Committee (in Migdal Tefen Industrial Council)
Member of the Board of Governors – University of Haifa
Ofer Bar-On

Ofer Bar On

132 Begin Road, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv 6702101, Israel
Ofer Bar-On