Projects and Infrastructure
Our firm advises on a significant portion of the largest infrastructure projects in Israel, including various projects and ventures in the fields of transportation, energy, development and water.
Our attorneys provide comprehensive counsel throughout all stages of executing infrastructure projects – beginning from advising on the tender proceedings, through providing counsel and representation before the regulator, advising on finance and statutory proceedings and drafting all agreements relating to the project, to ongoing counsel throughout the execution stages. Our legal teams provide counsel at any stage of the project, assisting clients in advancing the project and advising on the decision making process.
Our firm advises leading clients in the projects and infrastructure field, including government agencies and government-owned corporations, as well as local and international private and public companies. Our attorneys provide legal services that encompass all the financial, financing and operational aspects of infrastructure and development projects, including obtaining approvals, licenses, rights and permits required for the development and operation of projects; advising on the initial offer preparation process; and managing negotiations with other parties to the project.
The firm accumulated significant experience in advising on complex financing transactions and models in relation to project infrastructure, such as PPP (Public Private Partnership) and PFI (Private Finance Initiative). Our attorneys also advise on negotiations regarding long term loan settlements and on interim period financing settlements. The firm handles large-scale finance transactions and the financing of projects in Israel and abroad, as well as raising capital by means of creating complex financial instruments.
Our firm possesses unique expertise in transportation projects. In light of significant government investment in transportation projects over the past few years, several large scale projects are under development across Israel. Our firm provides counsel to a significant portion of these projects, in light of our extensive experience in advising some of the largest infrastructure projects in Israel, including complex transportation projects located in a dense urban core.
In addition, our attorneys have a prestigious reputation regarding projects in the energy infrastructure field. Among others, our firm advises on the establishment of private power plants, natural gas distribution infrastructure, transactions for the purchase and transport of natural gas, solar and wind power facilities, advising on tender proceedings in the energy infrastructure field, and more. Our legal teams also advise various entities engaged in the development of water infrastructure in Israel and abroad, including desalination plant projects.
The firm provides multi-disciplinary counsel to its clients in the projects and infrastructure field, advising on diverse matters ranging from finance, regulation and contract law to real estate, planning and construction, litigation, tax, environmental law and more.
"With firm-wide strengths in finance, litigation, planning and construction, and high-value international corporate transactions, Goldfarb Seligman & Co. advises domestic and international corporates, state-owned companies, investors and lenders on financing and investment transactions, and development agreements in a huge variety of infrastructure projects."
The Legal 500 | 2020
"A leading full-service firm that remains a market leader for road and rail matters."
Chambers & Partners | 2019
"Well placed to advise on the various stages of infrastructure and energy project development."
Chambers & Partners | 2018
"Highly active in the infrastructure sector."
Chambers & Partners | 2014
"Goldfarb Seligman & Co. advises on the full spectrum of project finance and infrastructure developments, including transport and energy projects, both domestically and abroad."
The Legal 500 | 2013
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