AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Real Estate & Urban Renewal
Energy & Infrastructures
Development & Projects
Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B., 1993) and Master’s degree in Law (LL.M., 1994) from Buckingham University, both magna cum laude. Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA, 2003) from Manchester University.
Ori speaks Hebrew and English.
Member of the Israel Bar Association, 1995
OVERVIEW AND EXPERIENCE
Adv. Ori Avigad is a senior partner in Goldman, Erlich, Edelstein, Avigad & Co. and heads the firm’s Financing Department.
Ori is engaged mainly in the financing of real estate, energy and infrastructure projects. His clients include banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, capital funds, energy and infrastructure companies, and also developers and private individuals as well as some of Israel’s largest contractors and construction companies. His extensive experience includes handing a variety of financing issues for complex real estate projects (including combination transactions, setting up projects in office, residential, commercial and logistical construction, and large urban renewal projects) and in the field of energy and infrastructure (solar power, wind turbines and biogas).
As a senior partner, Ori is an integral part of the firm’s Real Estate Department for all types of transactions and to provide commercial advice to the firm’s clients.
Ori coordinates the firm’s urban renewal activity and provides legal assistance for projects in the areas of Evacuation & Construction, and Tama 38 (building reinforcement and demolition & construction), including legal assistance for large purchasing groups.
In addition to his expertise in these fields, Ori has a large network of close contacts among professionals in areas such as finance, banking, planning & construction, marketing, supervision & execution, and taxation.
A thorough understanding of the professional practice, backed by personal acquaintance with elements involved in the field of real estate and finance, gives Ori the ability to provide a full professional response for both legal and commercial aspects.
Ori gives clients personal and friendly service, with an emphasis on deep loyalty to the client’s interests and needs.
Before joining Goldman, Erlich, Edelstein, Avigad & Co., Ori was a senior partner in the firm of Lipa Meir & Co., and before that he managed the field of real estate and projects in legal consulting for Hapoalim Bank Ltd.
Ori served in the Paratroops Brigade and the Infantry Corps of the IDF, and recently retired from reserve duty with the rank of major.
Ori is first and foremost a family man, who loves music, outings in nature, sports and history