© All rights reserved to Barnea Jaffa Lande Law offices

Together is global

Infrastructure

Infrastructure and energy projects are characterized by substantial complexity, an intricate contractual system, rigid schedule targets and unexpected risks.

Our firm possesses practical, international, and multidisciplinary experience in infrastructure projects that require a deep understanding owing to the complexity of the field.

 

We have been involved in a number of prominent and complicated projects in Israel in recent years. We provide legal advice from the preliminary qualification and tender stages, assist in negotiating and drafting contracts and agreements with subcontractors and suppliers, aid in the financial closing, and counsel throughout all project procedures.

 

Our team represents clients, entrepreneurs, shareholders, construction and operation contractors, banks and other finance providers in Israel and abroad, providing them with close legal support from their inception.

 

We additionally represent clients in legal proceedings that might arise during projects, whether in order to manage such disputes or to reach a settlement.

 

Our firm is regularly rated in international and Israeli ranking guides as a leading infrastructure and project finance firm. Simon Jaffa is ranked as leading lawyers in Israel in this field. Chambers and Partners describes him as “well known for his involvement in a number of significant infrastructure projects”.

 

Our broad experience includes

 

  • IDF Training Base in the Negev (Ir HaBahadim) – representing the concessionaire, the contractor, and the operator
  • The new IDF ICT computer campus (Kiryat Hatikshuv) – representing the concessionaire and the operator
  • IDF Unified Supply Center – representing the shareholder in the bidding company and the operator contractor
  • Competitive process for the purchase of the Alon-Tavor power station from the Israel Electric Corporation – representing a foreign company in the tender process and financial closing procedures
  • Sale of Shikun & Binui’s portfolio – providing representation during the equity investment competition procedure
  • The Eastern Railway Project – representing Netivei Israel, the National Transport Infrastructure Company Ltd.
  • Tel Aviv Light Rail (Green Line and Purple Line) – representing an international consortium
  • Jerusalem Light Rail (Green Line) – representing the shareholder in the concessionaire and the construction and operation contractors
  • A project for the construction of a national transmission network of natural gas pipelines – representing Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd
  • A project for the establishment of compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations – representing a leading infrastructure company
  • Projects for the construction of private natural gas/cogeneration-based power plant projects
  • Seawater desalination plant at the Sorek B site – representing institutional bodies in the funding process with bidders
  • Renewable energy projects – representing various financing entities in financial closure procedures

News and updates - Infrastructure:


March 9, 2022

Representing Shikun & Binui and Egged in Administrative Petition

Our firm is representing Shikun & Binui and Egged in an administrative petition filed with the Jerusalem District Court over the tender committee's decision not to disqualify the bids of French company Alstom and Russian company TMH in the tender for the Jerusalem Light Rail's Blue Line.

Advs. Zohar Lande, Shai Avnieli, and Omer Keydar provided representation in the matter.

May 27, 2021

Representing Nofar Energy in Negotiations to Acquire Rights in Blue Sky Group

Firm partner Samuel Henri Samuel represented Nofar Energy in negotiations to acquire 67% of the capital of Blue Sky Group, a group of companies engaged in the development and construction of solar energy projects in the United States. The deal is valued at approximately USD 91 million. 

December 29, 2020

Summary of Projects in the Infrastructure Field in Israel 2020

As an expert in the infrastructure field, Shai Avnieli was interviewed for Calcalist’s podcast to provide his highlights for the year 2020. He analyzed how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the industry and where the infrastructure industry is headed.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure and energy projects are characterized by substantial complexity, an intricate contractual system, rigid schedule targets and unexpected risks.

Our firm possesses practical, international, and multidisciplinary experience in infrastructure projects that require a deep understanding owing to the complexity of the field.

 

We have been involved in a number of prominent and complicated projects in Israel in recent years. We provide legal advice from the preliminary qualification and tender stages, assist in negotiating and drafting contracts and agreements with subcontractors and suppliers, aid in the financial closing, and counsel throughout all project procedures.

 

Our team represents clients, entrepreneurs, shareholders, construction and operation contractors, banks and other finance providers in Israel and abroad, providing them with close legal support from their inception.

 

We additionally represent clients in legal proceedings that might arise during projects, whether in order to manage such disputes or to reach a settlement.

 

Our firm is regularly rated in international and Israeli ranking guides as a leading infrastructure and project finance firm. Simon Jaffa is ranked as leading lawyers in Israel in this field. Chambers and Partners describes him as “well known for his involvement in a number of significant infrastructure projects”.

 

Our broad experience includes

 

  • IDF Training Base in the Negev (Ir HaBahadim) – representing the concessionaire, the contractor, and the operator
  • The new IDF ICT computer campus (Kiryat Hatikshuv) – representing the concessionaire and the operator
  • IDF Unified Supply Center – representing the shareholder in the bidding company and the operator contractor
  • Competitive process for the purchase of the Alon-Tavor power station from the Israel Electric Corporation – representing a foreign company in the tender process and financial closing procedures
  • Sale of Shikun & Binui’s portfolio – providing representation during the equity investment competition procedure
  • The Eastern Railway Project – representing Netivei Israel, the National Transport Infrastructure Company Ltd.
  • Tel Aviv Light Rail (Green Line and Purple Line) – representing an international consortium
  • Jerusalem Light Rail (Green Line) – representing the shareholder in the concessionaire and the construction and operation contractors
  • A project for the construction of a national transmission network of natural gas pipelines – representing Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd
  • A project for the establishment of compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations – representing a leading infrastructure company
  • Projects for the construction of private natural gas/cogeneration-based power plant projects
  • Seawater desalination plant at the Sorek B site – representing institutional bodies in the funding process with bidders
  • Renewable energy projects – representing various financing entities in financial closure procedures

P. Banking & Finance, Corporate, Infrastructure, Private Clients

News and updates - Infrastructure:


March 9, 2022

Representing Shikun & Binui and Egged in Administrative Petition

Our firm is representing Shikun & Binui and Egged in an administrative petition filed with the Jerusalem District Court over the tender committee's decision not to disqualify the bids of French company Alstom and Russian company TMH in the tender for the Jerusalem Light Rail's Blue Line.

Advs. Zohar Lande, Shai Avnieli, and Omer Keydar provided representation in the matter.

May 27, 2021

Representing Nofar Energy in Negotiations to Acquire Rights in Blue Sky Group

Firm partner Samuel Henri Samuel represented Nofar Energy in negotiations to acquire 67% of the capital of Blue Sky Group, a group of companies engaged in the development and construction of solar energy projects in the United States. The deal is valued at approximately USD 91 million. 

December 29, 2020

Summary of Projects in the Infrastructure Field in Israel 2020

As an expert in the infrastructure field, Shai Avnieli was interviewed for Calcalist’s podcast to provide his highlights for the year 2020. He analyzed how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the industry and where the infrastructure industry is headed.

Enter your email for newsletter sign up: