Bio

Oren specializes in representing public and private entities in infrastructure projects and international tenders, involving governmental companies, banks, infrastructure, commuter railways, solid and liquid waste management, water purification and other utility projects. He is integrally involved with many high-profile public governmental tenders in Israel, including drafting, advising tender committees, providing legal opinions, and representation of the public sector in court petitions and complex and intensive arbitration proceedings.

Oren also has extensive experience in litigation proceeding concerning infrastructure projects and tenders’ law. Oren represents the State and other governmental and public entities in court procedures, as well as other clients including banks, contractors, water corporations

and others. Oren provides ongoing services and representation – both with regard to commercial law in general, and particularly regarding administrative law petitions and issues with regard to projects and tenders.

Oren has also gained substantial experience drafting and negotiating multi- faceted tender documents, as well as experience in advising regarding legislation, and regulation drafting.

Oren also represents the public sector in three of the largest transportation projects in Israel – the Jerusalem Light Rail, the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan Light Rail (O&M Tender) and the Haifa Matronit, three projects leading the introduction of the next generation of environment – friendly public transportation in Israel.

Oren joined the firm the same year and became a partner in 2012.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Serves as a legal advisor to the Light Railway Project in Jerusalem with regard to many aspects of the Project and handles the majority of the representation of the public sector in the complex and intensive arbitration proceedings between the public sector and the Concessionaire, consisting of dozens of suits, motions, and other legal documents.
  • Represents the firm’s various clients in dozens of administrative law petitions and issues with regard to projects and tenders.
  • Serves as the leading lawyer Representing NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd., a government company, in Operation & maintenance Tender of the 1st (Red) Line in Tel Aviv Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project, one of the largest and most complicated transportation and infrastructure projects in Israel. Oren Represents NTA in various additional Projects and Administrative Petitions.
  • Serves as a legal advisor to the Ministry of Transport in various tenders and innovative transport projects, promoting the reduction of polluting substances, consumption of environment – friendly energy sources,   electric – based transport methods, and gas – based transport methods.
  • Serves as a legal advisor to the Ministry of Transport in the mass transport project in Haifa (Matronit) – an innovative project introducing environment- friendly hybrid buses. 
  • Represents governmental companies in BOT & PFI projects including representing Israel Ministry of Finance in various PPP Projects.
  • Represents the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Infrastructures and the Public Utility Authority in a tender to operate a solar power plant (“PV2”) in the Negev.
  • Represents the Ministry of Finance and the Prime Minister’s office, in a Public Tender for Building and Operating the national archive in the city of Arad.
  • Serves as a legal advisor to the Ministry of Transport in many tenders for the privatization of public transport lines and other complex tender processes, including representation and direct correspondence with public transport operators.
  • Serves as legal advisor to the Ministry of Transport in the prequalification stage as part of Stage B of the Plan for Introduction of Competition in Public Transportation, pursuant to which at least 6 large-scale tenders shall be published. 
  • Represents the Ministry of Public Security in a complex technology tender for the building, operation and maintenance services of an electronic system, to enforce traffic criminal offences by the Israeli Police (“Project A/3”), including ongoing advice and services throughout the tender and implementation stages of the Project.
  • Represents clients in the area of well-contamination and well-water treatment & purification (including with relation to the military industry and substances), in tenders by local authorities (incl. Rishon Letziyon, Rechovot, Pardess Hana), including litigation.
  • Represents the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) in a tender to build an archive/ digital archive, a tender for replacing broadcasting and studio equipment, as well as other technology- related tenders, projects and tender – related procedures in the past. 
  • Represents the Jerusalem Transportation Master Plan Team in a complex tender process for the planning, providing, installment and maintenance of a system for management of public transportation fleets in Jerusalem, including central units and end – user units installed upon public transportation vehicles.
  • Represented the Concessionaire in the Project for construction of the privatized jail in Israel, in the course of proceedings carried out in the Israeli Supreme Court, in which the legality of the implementation of the jail was discussed. 
  • Provided legal consulting to the committee appointed to examine special travelling arrangements for the Haredi (ultra-orthodox) community, and was a leading contributor to the committee’s report which was filed with the Supreme Court, and which was accepted (motion 746/07 – Regen and others vs Ministry of Transport). 

Drafted and advised on legislation initiatives in the field of renewable – energy public transportation in general, and specifically in light rail issues, including the drafting of amendments and regulations, drafting terms of licenses in the field of public transportation.

Recognition

Project Development
Education
2003 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | LLB
Admission
2004 Israel

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