Expertise

Bio

Ofer Bar-On heads the firm’s Local Government practice.

Ofer is an expert in commercial and corporate law with extensive practice experience in these fields and in negotiating commercial transactions, M&A transactions, shareholders agreements, etc. He is highly experienced in dispute management and litigation in commercial, civil, administrative and corporate matters.

Ofer represents a wide range of corporations, private and public companies in the private sector, local government entities, municipalities, institutes of higher education, financial institutions as well as business entrepreneurs. Having accompanied Israel’s tire industry for many years, Mr. Bar-On has gained extensive knowledge in all legal aspects of tire manufacturing, distribution and recycling.

Ofer is a leading practitioner in the field of municipal tax law and local government related disputes. His practice covers municipal taxation, mandatory municipal payments, including development surcharges and infrastructure surcharges and high-profile public cases.

Ofer Bar-On was involved in numerous high-profile cases of litigation, bankruptcy and receivership, occasionally acting as a court-appointed liquidator or company officer in “Chapter-Eleven” style operations and subsequent sale of assets or going-concerns.

 

Ofer was one of the founders of Shavit Bar-On Galon Tzin Law Firm (in 1992) and its managing partner until its merge with Tadmor Levy & Co. (2021) when he became a partner at the latter.

Ofer speaks four languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic and Hungarian.

 

Education

1980
Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia USA Economic studies (cum laude)
1985
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law studies LLB

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