Jeremy Benjamin

Partner

Corporate, Administrative and Class Action Litigation Department

Adv. Benjamin is a partner and Deputy Department Head of the Corporate, Administrative and Class Actions Litigation Department.

Adv. Benjamin specializes in corporate and contract disputes. He handles litigation and arbitration relating to corporate transactions and shareholder disputes, investment funds and financial services, and distribution and sales agency agreements. In addition, Adv. Benjamin possesses expertise in private international law, specifically international jurisdiction, choice of law, and international arbitration.

Adv. Benjamin also advises and represents companies and executives regarding insolvency issues and works with local counsel when firm clients litigate or arbitrate outside of Israel.

Adv. Benjamin’s clients include Israeli and foreign companies active in the hi-tech, finance, aviation, automotive and defense sectors.

Adv. Benjamin served in the past on the audit committee of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. Currently, Adv. Benjamin is a member of the International Arbitration Committee, the International Litigation Committee, and the Middle East Committee of the American Bar Association (Section on International Law).

Education

LL.M., (magna cum laude), Tel Aviv University in cooperation with the University of California, Berkeley, 2008

M.A. (magna cum laude), History, Tel Aviv University, 1999

LL.B., Tel Aviv University, 1997

B.A. (magna cum laude), History and International Relations, Brown University, 1988

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 1997

Representative Work

Credit Suisse

Representing Credit Suisse Group companies in litigation in Israel - multiple victories for the client including a multi-million ILS cost award.

Aeronautics Ltd.

Successful defense of Aeronautics against a claim filed by a sales agent including the agent’s appeal to the Supreme Court.

Precedent-Setting Private International Law Ruling

Obtained a precedent-setting appellate judgment of the Supreme Court that applications to confirm domestic arbitral awards cannot be served on foreign entities outside of Israel.

ARM

Obtained summary dismissal of a lawsuit against ARM in Israel.

Forex Capital Markets (FXCM)

Representing Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) in litigation in Israel.