Constitutional & Administrative Law, Regulation
Along the years, Gideon Koren & Co. has acquired rich and versatile experience in representing administrative and public petitions, and the firm had been ranked highly in this field by Dun’s 100 – the ranking of the leading companies in Israel. In addition, the firm accumulated vast experience in appealing against the results of public tenders, and objecting to decisions of various governmental tender committees.
Moreover, during its years of work in the field, the firm was involved in ground breaking cases which have become the cornerstones of the Israeli constitutional law, including –
- A verdict recognizing a suspect’s rights to browse investigation material, even before an indictment has been issued;
- A verdict in the widely recognized case of “Tal Law” (a controversial bill enabling the continuation of the exempts to Yeshiva members from mandatory military service);
- An appeal to the Israeli High Court of Justice on behalf of the current affairs investigation TV program “Uvda” regarding the broadcast of an investigation of the incitement preceding the assassination of the Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, a precedential verdict determining standards for the broadcasting of a reporter investigation and for the freedom of the press;
- A verdict determining standards for local counsels’ consideration in limiting non-kosher meat distribution within their defined area;
In the administrative field of practice, Gideon Koren & Co. is characterized with a modern and pluralistic point of view, “thinking outside the box” and pursuing justice, in accordance with the firm’s legal expertise in the field.
The administrative and constitutional field complements the firm’s extensive activity in commercial law and is integrated within it. The said combination enables the office to harness the rich professional knowledge and experience gained in representing public petitioners, for the benefit of the business customer and vice-versa. The objective of all this is to give customers a comprehensive and thorough service to an optimal extent.
Furthermore, the firm often deals with regulatory matters, and holds an in-depth knowledge, expertise and many years of experience in representing clients before various regulatory authorities. The firm has represented clients before the Second Authority for Television and Radio – the public authority for regulating commercial broadcasts in Israel ; the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting council ; the Director of Capital Market, Insurance and Savings Department within the Ministry of Finance ; the Ministry of Health ; the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ; the Office of the Chief Scientist ; the Israel Antitrust Authority ; the Israel Securities Authority, etc.