For years, Cohen Wilchek has regularly been ranked among Israel’s top firms in the field of local authorities and municipal law.

This specialist area is managed by founding partner Eli Wilchek, one of the most senior attorneys active in the municipal field. He previously served as legal counsel to the Netanya Municipality and currently holds, among other roles, the position of permanent external legal counsel to Hadera Municipality and Lev Ha’Sharon Regional Council. In addition, Adv. Wilchek supplies private legal services to many other local authorities, including the Ashdod Municipality, Yehud-Monosson Municipality, Zikhron Yaakov Local Council, Southern Sharon Regional Council, and more.

The firm supplies comprehensive legal representation to local authorities and cooperative associations, as well as to private clients, and to companies and associations working with the local government. These legal services cover various areas related to municipal law, including municipal taxation (fees, property taxes, levies, etc.), areas of jurisdiction, business licensing, expropriation, conducting negotiations for or with the authorities in various business and contractual contexts, preparing agreements, and so on.

The Team

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Eli Wilchek
Managing Partner

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Sivan Bezalel-Gal
Associate