Yaron Sever


Co-Head Tax Department

Adv. Sever is Co-Head of the Tax Department of the firm, and a member of the Executive Committee.

Adv. Sever specializes in tax consulting on a wide range of domestic and international transactions, including merger and acquisition transactions, investments, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, public offerings and private allocation of capital, debt and complex financial products; as well as the establishment of venture capital funds, hedge funds and private investment funds.

Adv. Sever possesses extensive experience in tax consulting and tax planning for high net worth individuals and families, relating to various investments and trusts, and in tax planning prior and subsequent to relocations. In addition, Adv. Sever possesses a unique expertise in advising Israeli and international clients on legal issues and tax aspects relating to equity-based compensation to executives and employees.

Adv. Sever was ranked by the international rating Chambers & Partners as one of Israel’s leading tax attorneys.

Adv. Sever also serves on the Tax Forum of the Israel Bar Association.


LL.B., Tel Aviv University, 2000

B.A., Accounting, Tel Aviv University, 1999

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 2001

"An experienced tax lawyer who regularly assists international technology and financial services clients with tax issues arising from M&A."

Chambers & Partners | 2022

"Well versed in both domestic and international work, with broad expertise in transaction-related issues and tax litigation."

The Legal 500 | 2022

"Ability to offer brilliant solutions for difficult and complicated matters."

Chambers & Partners | 2021

"Stands out for his equally strong reputation in contentious and non-contentious tax mandates, in which he acts for a varied roster of large corporates and high-net-worth individuals."

The Legal 500 | 2021

"Has an outstanding knowledge of tax law, and his US background makes him very well suited to deal with US-Israel matters."

Chambers & Partners | 2019

Representative Work

Google - Waze

Representing Google in the acquisition of Waze for over $1B. The acquisition received world-wide media attention, and was nominated Israel's deal of the year.

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation - NeuroDerm Ltd.
1.1B USD

Representing Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation in the acquisition of NeuroDerm (Nasdaq: NDRM) for $1.1 billion, considered the largest ever acquisition of an Israeli life sciences and healthcare company.

Dell Inc. - EMC Corporation

Advising Dell EMC on tax aspects of their $67 billion merger, the largest-ever acquisition in the technology industry.