Hilel Gelkop

Areas of Expertise:

Hilel Gelkop is an attorney in the Planning & Zoning Department of Cohen Wilchek.

Adv. Gelkop provides comprehensive, ongoing legal advice to private clients and local authorities, handling a wide range of matters pertaining to planning and zoning law. This includes providing opinions and representing clients before various planning institutions and in different proceedings in all courts. His activities also encompass supplying legal assistance in regards to city building plans and construction permits (including under TAMA 38), objections to plans and permit applications, handling compensation claims for decreased real estate value, betterment levies, expropriations, construction fees, and so on. In addition, Adv. Gelkop has amassed significant experience in betterment levies and claims under section 197 of the Planning & Building Law.

Professional Experience:

Adv. Gelkop interned in the planning and zoning department of Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin Yagur & Co. He then worked for Avraham Bar Law Office as an attorney, spending around five years in the planning and zoning department. Adv. Gelkop became a partner in 2022.

Academic Background:

LLB, Bar-Ilan University (2010)

MA in Geography (specialization in planning, environment & society), Tel Aviv University (2017)

Bar Membership:

Israel Bar Association (2011)