Helen Raziel's practice embraces a broad range of fields - corporate and commercial law, hi-tech and bio-tech financing (private financings), intellectual property, public utilities law (water and electricity) and public tenders. Ms. Raziel has considerable experience in handling cross-border insolvency issues, including the provision of advice on the implications of different types of credit and collateral arrangements within that framework. In addition, Ms. Raziel advises on litigation issues for overseas clients in numerous commercial contexts and has been involved in international arbitration work (ICC and other). Ms. Raziel has also been involved in providing advice on the environmental legal framework as well as risk assessment for a variety of projects.
Ms. Raziel has been with the firm since 2000. Prior to that, after arriving in Israel, Ms. Raziel completed her internship and then worked as an attorney with another major commercial law firm in Tel-Aviv, where she handled a broad range of commercial issues.
Before coming to Israel, Ms. Raziel was both a qualified barrister at the Bar of England and Wales and a lecturer in law at the University of Buckingham, England. During her time at the Bar, Ms. Raziel was one of the legal team appointed to assist a major public inquiry in London, England into the failings of the social services in one of the major child abuse cases of the 1980’s. Ms. Raziel is a member of the International Relations Committee of the Israeli Bar Association and also a member of the Israel British Lawyers Association.
Naschitz Brandes is one of Israel's leading law firms. The firm's attorneys possess specialized knowledge in a broad variety of areas of civil practice, allowing the firm to advise on the most complex and sophisticated domestic and multinational commercial transactions, and to handle a broad variety of civil disputes.
Naschitz Brandes' corporate practice ranges from the representation of start-up companies in the high-technology and biotechnology arenas to the representation of the largest public and governmental companies, investors in these companies, venture capital funds and financial services professionals who advise these companies. The firm's clients include Fortune 500 corporations and leading information technology companies, ranging from software houses to telecommunications hardware manufacturers to fabless chip manufacturers. Naschitz Brandes' team serves these clients by combining the sophistication that comes from the firm's traditional representation of the largest multinational corporations with the creativity, flexibility and openness that are an essential element of the firm's philosophy. Naschitz Brandes' highly respected litigation practice extends to a wide-ranging spectrum of areas, including general commercial, product liability, banking, insurance, maritime, securities and intellectual property. The firm's attorneys appear regularly before all courts countrywide, and have been instrumental in many landmark decisions.
Employment law is an important and significant part of Naschitz Brandes' professional practice. The firm regularly advises fast-growing and large corporations, as well as governmental bodies, on numerous employment law issues. Multinational employers have especially appreciated the firm's sensitivity to differences between Israeli and foreign employment law, and the guidance that the firm's attorneys have been able to provide. As in other areas, Naschitz Brandes has been an instrumental force in legislative and regulatory reform in employment law issues. The firm works closely with leading law firms in other countries to provide clients with comprehensive services around the world.
Firm Practice Areas
Administrative Law, Agricultural Law, Antitrust Law, Banking Law, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals, Communication and Media, Corporate Law, Emerging Companies Law, Energy and Natural Resources, Enforcement Proceedings, Information Technology Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labor and Employment Law, Land Tax, Litigation and ADR, Maritime Law, Medical and Professional Liability, Mergers and Acquisitions, Personal Injury, Planning and Construction, Private and Public Finance, Product Liability, Public Company Representation, Real Estate, Tax Law, Tender Law, Venture Law