Liat Keisary Yahalomi
Liat provides a wide range of legal services tailored to the exclusive needs of high-net-worth individuals, their families, trustees and guardians – whether living in Israel or abroad – private charities, closely-held businesses, and family-controlled companies.
In this context, Liat handles a variety of real-estate transactions, including the acquisition and disposition of luxury residential and commercial properties.
Liat advises Israeli and foreign individuals on tax planning and estate and trust administration, including probate, estate, and related court proceedings. She also oversees the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial, postnuptial, and cohabitation agreements.
She represents clients in the purchase of high-value items, such as second homes and artwork, as well as assists them in making donations to private/public institutions.
Liat was endorsed by the prestigious legal directory Chambers & Partners as a leading lawyer in Private Wealth Law (Chambers HNW 2019).
IDC Herzliya, (LL.B, B.A) 2005
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2007
News and updates - Liat Keisary Yahalomi:
Prenuptial Agreements - New Israeli Supreme Court Ruling
Up until now, the Israel Tax Authority interpreted the Real Estate Taxation Law so that spouses who signed a prenuptial agreement and maintained separate property were considered a single family unit for the purposes of real estate tax.
Real Estate Investors: What to Know about Purchasing an Apartment Following the Decision to Lower Purchase Tax Rates
The Ministry of Finance has announced reduced tax rates for the purchase of an apartment for investment. How much will you pay and how can you choose the right tax payment route for you? Check out Liat Keisary’s guide for investors published by Mako.
It Is Time to Come Back Home: Investors Can Now Enjoy a Reduced Purchase Tax
Israeli Minister of Finance Israel Katz’s plan to reduce purchase tax for investors has gone into effect. Until now, under plans advanced by the previous Minister of Finance, Moshe Kahlon, for lowering housing prices and pushing investors out of the real estate market, the purchase tax for investors went up from 5% to 8% for an apartment that was not the purchaser's sole apartment.