Attorneys

Rayek Khoury

Rayek Khoury

Partner

Energy, Infrastructure and Regulation Department

Adv. Khoury is a partner in the Energy, Infrastructure and Regulation Department.

Adv. Khoury possesses extensive experience in the infrastructure, project finance and tender fields. He is highly regarded for his expertise in providing ongoing counsel to large scale infrastructure and real estate projects, especially those based on cooperation between the private and the public sector through the PPP or BOT models, as well as complex contracting projects involving both local and foreign entities.

In addition, Adv. Khoury provides ongoing counsel throughout all stages of tender processes, including with regard to international tenders. In this capacity, Adv. Khoury represents offerers, advising them on all stages of the tender and providing ongoing legal counsel, examining the tender documents and requirements; drafting the relevant contractual agreements for the tender process and beyond with sub-contractors, advisers, planners, and others (including FIDIC based agreements); drafting shareholder, joint venture, EPC and O&M agreements; examining financing matters; providing various legal opinions; and more.

Over the years, Adv. Khoury provided counsel to some of the largest public and private companies in the Israeli market, as well as international companies. Adv. Khoury advised his clients on numerous infrastructure transactions, including large scale projects which attracted considerable media attention, such as: the Carmel Tunnels in Haifa; the light rail project in Tel Aviv; the tender for the establishment of new ports in Ashdod and Haifa; the expansion of the Tel Aviv Courthouse project; several railway projects, including the Akko-Karmiel railway project, the Haifa-Beit She'an railway project, and the Herzliya-Kfar-Saba railway project; the route 531 project; the establishment of the Tara Dairy in Southern Israel; and more. In addition, Adv. Khoury provides ongoing counsel to local and foreign clients regarding cross border projects.

Education

LL.M. (cum laude), Commercial Law, Tel Aviv University Executive Program (in collaboration with Berkley University), 2013

LL.B., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2005

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 2006