Real Estate

  • One of the main practices of SHAPIRA & Co. is the accompaniment of real estate projects, whereby all legal aspects of the projects are handled from inception to fulfillment.

    SHAPIRA & Co. provides top-quality legal services in the pursuit of the success of real estate projects, from the initiation and accompaniment of economic feasibility through the funding procedure, agreements between entrepreneurs and contractors, contracts with financial institutions, selling of apartments and offices, negotiations with suppliers and customers, representation in lawsuits regarding construction defects, handling of all required issues with authorities and more.

    Our experienced team, familiar in realization of real estate assets and management of real estate projects of insolvent companies or distressed debtors, is skilled in leading real estate transactions. This includes organizing projects from their early stages, dealing with the authorities, negotiating with all relevant parties and the handling of contracts and legal proceedings, etc. In this sense, SHAPIRA & Co. provides a unique and experienced set of capabilities for the efficient accompaniment of real estate projects.

    Ofer Shapira, managing partner of the firm, has represented many key players in the Israeli real estate market including the Israel Land Administration in complex litigation processes, Amot Investments and Habas Group in complex real estate transactions, Ha’Yarkon and Sharbat Brothers in real estate projects across Israel and in various additional litigation matters.

    Ofer Shapira has served as a practice-lecturer of Property and Contract Law at Tel Aviv University, and also has served as a practice-lecturer of Property Law in the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. Mr. Shapira served for years as a lecturer of real estate issues in the Building College and as a lecturer The Institute for Advanced Studies of the Israeli Bar Association.