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Nir Keidar is a partner at Gornitzky & Co.

Nir specializes in complex International Arbitrations, representing his clients in proceedings under the rules of various arbitral bodies as well as in ad-hoc proceedings.

Nir’s International Arbitration experience spans a range of industry sectors including construction, energy and natural resources, banking and financial services insurance and M&A.

Nir also represents the firms’ clients in complex trans-national litigation, primarily when such litigation involves matters of Public International Law, Anti-terrorism or AML.

Nir’s practice also focuses on cross-border banking and finance transactional and regulatory work, as well as the provision of legal advice on Public International Law

Prior to joining the firm, Nir served for over nine years in the Israel Defense Forces Military Advocate General’s Corps. During this time, Nir held several legal positions, among them Head of Section in the International Law Department, military prosecutor and legal advisor in Judea and Samaria. Nir was also a member of the Israeli delegation to several United Nations fora, including the Committee on the Rights of the Child and Israel’s Universal Periodic Review before the Human Rights Council.

During his service, Nir advised Israel’s security administration and government ministries on matters of national security and international relations within the fields of International Law (including International Humanitarian, Telecommunications and Water Law), and Constitutional and Administrative Law. Nir was also involved in negotiating and drafting agreements with various international and regional parties, as well as in the litigation of disputes before Israeli courts, including the High Court of Justice.

LL.M., cum laude, International Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2010)
LL.B., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2005)

Israel Bar Association, 2006

N. Keidar, “An Examination of the Authority of the Military Commander to Requisition Privately Owned Land for the Construction of the Separation Barrier”, Israel Law Review, Volume 38, Number 1-2, 247 (2005)

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