The firm provides a wide variety of legal work to leading creditors such as: banks, insurance companies, funds, financial institutions, and borrowers, such as: public companies, private companies, partnerships and initiatives that consumes credit in large and complex deals.
The firm covers all aspects of financing legal work and collaterals, such as: all kinds of senior debt loans, variety of bank loans, such as construction and B.O.T loans, equity financing and mezzanine loans, securities creation, syndication and creditors agreements.
The firm has wide-ranging experience in all kinds of finance activities, such as real estate financing, energy and infrastructure financing and any other commercial loans.
Goldman, Erlich, Edelstein, Avigad & Co. operates one of Israel’s prominent real estate departments. Its advocates specialize in a diverse range of the real estate practice, including planning and construction, real estate taxation, funding and registration. The department has a unique expertise in complex real estate transactions, residential construction, commercial centers, offices and hotels. The breadth of the department’s expertise enables it to provide comprehensive legal counsel, from the project’s birth to its final completion. The department provides legal counsel covering all forms of business transactions, inter alia, combination transactions, acquisition groups, agricultural lands’ change of designation, building associations, expropriations, evacuations and tenant’s protection, transactions in evacuation-building sites and NOP (national outline plan) 38 transactions. The real estate department at Goldman, Erlich, Edelstein & Co. constitutes a significant share of the firm’s legal work, and works synergistically with the other department at the firm. Using their in-depth and multidisciplinary experience, the department’s advocates tailor a comprehensive solution to every client, consistent with his business needs and objectives. The department provides counsel throughout all phases of the transaction, from the initial planning to the execution and final registration. The department’s advocates are distinguished by their first hand acquaintance with the business world and professionals from all disciplines, which enables them to provide first rate legal counsel. The real estate department operates in close cooperation with the firm’s departments, supporting, inter alia, the family wealth department in locating investment channels, as well as handle real estate transactions for other departments’ clients. The real estate department provides counsel regarding complex and high profile real estate transactions, serving clients from a broad spectrum including entrepreneurs, contractors, investors and leading Israeli corporations. A significant part of the department’s actions is directed towards the international arena. Using the firm’s network of foreign real estate experts, the department promotes a variety of real estate investments worldwide, enriching their business potential by using the best planning and taxation strategies. In addition, the department serves foreign residents in managing their investments and assets within Israel.
Tom Joshua Azar is an associate in the Banking & Finance Department at the firm.
Tom also deals in real estate business transactions and urban renewal.
Tom completed his internship at the Goldfarb Seligman & Co law firm.
Tom is a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2015, and has earned an LLB with a specialization in government from the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya.
Tom is fluent in English as well as in Hebrew.