Carmit Rabi

Areas of Expertise:

Carmit Rabi is a partner in the Planning & Zoning Department of Cohen Wilchek, where she is engaged in providing comprehensive, ongoing legal advice to private clients and local authorities. She also handles a wide range of matters related to planning and zoning law, such as the issuance of opinions, and dealing with legal cases before planning institutions and courts, in various proceedings. Adv. Rabi has vast experience in all aspects of the planning and zoning field, such as legal guidance regarding city building plans, permit applications (including under TAMA 38), objections to plans and permit applications, handling compensation claims for decreased real estate value, betterment levies, construction fees, and so on.

Professional Experience:

Adv. Rabi was previously legal counsel to the Shikmim Local Committee, plaintiff of the Lev HaSharon Local Committee in criminal proceedings under the Planning & Building Law, and plaintiff of the Lev HaSharon Regional Council in proceedings related to violations of the Licensing of Businesses Law and various bylaws. She has served as legal counsel to the Lev HaSharon Regional Committee for more than 10 years and regularly advises on its activities, including regular participation in meetings, representation in legal proceedings, and providing ongoing legal advice in the planning and zoning field.

As someone who has dedicated her professional life to the planning and zoning field, Adv. Rabi has accumulated extensive experience as well as a unique specialization in reviewing and examining applications for building permits and plans of all kinds. She is also an architectural engineer and was previously employed as a plan and permit application reviewer by the Lodim local planning and zoning committee.

Adv. Rabi interned in the Planning & Zoning Department of Aharonson Abulafia Gal-On Tzin Amoday & Co. She joined Cohen Wilchek in 2002, immediately upon completion of her internship, and became a partner in 2013.

Academic Background:

LLB (cum laude), College of Law & Business in Ramat Gan (2001)

Bar Membership:

Israel Bar Association (2002)