Gila Ponte-Shlush


Chambers Global
“Pays great attention to detail and approaches legal matters with good strategy, taking into consideration legal and commercial needs.”
Legal 500
“Gifted deal-makers with a very impressive track record. Full devotion to the client’s needs.“
Legal 500
“A wide view not only from the legal perspective but also from the business one.”


Ms. Ponte-Shlush joined Gornitzky & Co. as an associate in 2014.

Gila’s practice focuses on Banking and Finance, as well as Corporate law and M&A. She represents international and domestic lenders and borrowers in cross-border syndicated, bilateral, secured and unsecured financings. On the M&A side, Gila represents key stakeholders and target companies in private M&A and investment transactions.

Before joining the firm, Gila spent nearly three years in London, during which she pursued her Master of Laws (with Merit) and qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales. Gila also worked in the Financial Services and Commercial Dispute Resolution departments in the London office of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. Prior to that, Gila was an associate at another leading Israeli law firm and served as a legal intern at Gornitzky & Co.

LL.M., merit, Corporate Law, The University College London Faculty of Laws (2012)
Bentham Scholarship for academic merit

LL.B., magna cum laude, Bar Ilan University (2008)
Dean’s List (2007)

Solicitor in England and Wales, 2013
Israel Bar Association, 2009

Teaching Assistant, Corporate Law (Dr. Paserman), Faculty of Laws, Ono Academic College, (2014)
Teaching Assistant, Corporate Law (Dr. Solomon), Faculty of Laws, The College of Law and Business, Ramat-Gan (2014-present)
Teaching Assistant, Real Estate Finance & Securitization (Dr. Solomon), Faculty of Laws, Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, (2009-2010)

Hebrew, English and French

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