Bio

Ofer Bar-On is leading the Local Government practice group in Arnon, Tadmor-Levy.

Ofer is an expert in commercial and corporate law with extensive practice experience in these fields and in negotiating commercial transactions, M&A transactions, shareholders agreements, etc. He is highly experienced in dispute management and litigation in commercial, civil, administrative, and corporate matters.

Ofer Bar-On 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 accompanied Israel’s tire industry for many years, Bar-On has gained extensive knowledge in all legal aspects of tire manufacturing, distribution, and recycling of tires.

Bar-On is a leading practitioner in the field of municipal tax law and local-government-related disputes. His practice covers municipal taxation and mandatory municipal payments, including development surcharges, infrastructure surcharges, and high-profile public cases.

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

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Ofer Bar-On was 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 sale of assets or going-concerns.

Ofer was one of the founding partners of Shavit Bar-On Galon Tzin Law Firm (in 1992) and the managing partner of the firm until it’s merger with Tadmor Levy & Co. (2021) when he became a partner at the latter.

  • Advising the Board of Directors of a publicly traded company listed on the TA stock exchange (Amir Shivuk)
  • Legal day to-day advice for an industrial corporation (Alliance tire)
  • Handling all leagl aspects of local tax and surcharges of a municipality (Eilat)
  • Advising an institution of higher education (Beit Berl College)
  • Public-legal struggle management (legal rights o IDF retired officers)
  • Public legal struggle (objection to Ammonia transfer through Eilat Port; objection to UAE Oil transfer through Eilat Port)
  • Mediator and Arbitrator in various business-related legal disputes
  • Heading the municipal tax appeal committee (Hod Hasharon municipality and Migdal Tefen Industrial Council).
  • Management of shareholders disputes
  • Complex legal struggle for the termination of real estate agreements (the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem).
Education
2018 Tel Aviv University | Arbitration Studies
1985 Hebrew University of Jerusalem | LLB
1980 Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia USA | Economic studies (cum laude)
Admission
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

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