Haim Yashar

Partner

Industry and Regulation Department

Adv. Yashar is a partner in the Industry and Regulation Department, and specializes in environmental law, regulation and commercial law.

Adv. Yashar possesses a deep understanding and an integrated expertise in regulation and legislation  in the environmental law field, as well as in representing clients before regulatory and enforcement entities in the field, including the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Knesset Committees. In this capacity, Adv. Yashar was involved in the establishment of the licensed recycling corporations operating in Israel, as well as in the legislative process of several environmental laws.

Adv. Yashar specializes in various environmental fields, and provides ongoing counsel to clients regarding a variety of matters as part of their day to day activity. Among others, Adv. Yashar advises on matters relating to hazardous materials, pollution, emissions, industrial waste, waste management, licensing, emission and toxin permits, environmental compliance programs, filing complaints, appeals and petitions, and representation in hearings. In addition, Adv. Yashar is experienced in advising on additional conditions for environmental business licenses and emission permits.

Adv. Yashar possesses expertise in the accumulated waste field, including the relevant regulations, and advises clients regarding management of accumulated waste. He also advises clients with regard to management of effluent discharge to municipal systems, including representation of clients before water corporations, the Water Authority and the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Alongside his professional activities, Adv. Yashar regularly participates in international environmental law forums.

Among Adv. Yashar’s clients are some of Israel’s largest factories and recycling corporations.

Adv. Yashar previously worked as an International Associate in the Capital Markets Department of Shearman & Sterling, New York, where he was part of a team which represented leading American media and telecommunications corporations.

Education

LL.M., Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 2000

LL.B., Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 2000

B.A., Business Administration, Israel Branch of Newport International University,

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 2000