Mr. Yadgar began his legal career at Gornitzky & Co. as a legal intern and proceeded to become an associate at the firm in 2004. He then became a partner in 2010 and has served as a member of the firm's executive committee since 2014. In 2017, Kfir became Managing Partner of the firm.
Kfir leads a diverse and versatile commercial practice, which allows him to provide his clients with full legal coverage from both legal and business perspectives.
Kfir's practice includes, inter alia, the following areas:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution and its various subtopics - representation before courts and arbitrators in complex, large-scale commercial disputes. Among others, Kfir represented clients in cases involving:
- Complex corporate and securities issues;
- Legal disputes regarding control in companies;
- Financial claims;
- Rights of first refusal;
- Shareholder claims;
- Minority oppression;
- Derivative actions and other proceedings according to the Israeli Companies Law and Securities Law;
- Investment banks and accounting firms in civil and regulatory disputes.
Restructuring and Insolvency - Kfir leads complex insolvency cases. His experience also includes handling a wide range of bankruptcy, debt arrangements and corporate restructuring related cases.
Hotels, Travel & Leisure - Kfir has broad experience in a variety of hotel-related matters, including management issues, rental contracts, purchase agreements, joint ventures, and the purchase of hotel chains. He also leads the team that provides ongoing legal advice to Israel's largest hotel chain.
Mergers & Acquisitions - share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, mergers, "spin-offs", reorganizations and acquisitions out of bankruptcy.
Banking & Finance - Kfir has extensive experience in the representation of both borrowers and lenders in various finance transactions, including syndication loans, the financing and refinancing of large business groups and factoring transactions.
Kfir's wide and diverse practice enables him to provide thorough legal advice and guidance to his clients, covering both commercial and legal aspects.
LL.B., cum laude, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2003)
B.A., Business Management, cum laude, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2003)
2004, Israel Bar Association
Lecturer, Selected Issues in Commercial Transactions - Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2015 - 2017)
Hebrew and English