Mrs. Sarit Naaman Shaag joined Gornitzky & Co. in 2017 as head of the Municipal Law practice.
Sarit has over 12 years of experience in municipal law, planning and building, administrative law, tenders law and litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Sarit served as legal counsel for various local authorities and has significant expertise and experience providing legal advice including, inter alia, in the fields of general administrative law, development levies, improvement levies, municipal taxation, property tax (Arnona), planning and building, handling projects and legal claims on behalf of local authorities, representation before all judicial instances, including the Supreme Court, handling administrative appeals, accompanying and initiating urban building plans, representation before planning and building committees, as well as appeal committees and internal tribunals, executing transactions and engagements in all areas of activity, preparing and managing tenders, class actions, business licensing, and so forth.
Additionally, Sarit served as legal counsel for local committees. She has also served as a municipal attorney for various local authorities.
In the past, Sarit has represented economic corporations of various local authorities, non-profit organizations and private entities, real-estate companies and private entrepreneurs in various civil-commercial aspects of planning and building (overseeing urban building plans, proceedings before various judicial instances, objections, depreciation claims, etc.).
In light of Sarit’s broad experience and expertise, she currently advises the firm’s clients on a wide range of legal proceedings vis-à-vis local authorities and municipal corporations, including advising on matters relating to administrative proceedings and various municipal fees such as property tax, improvement and development levies, water and sewage fees (including examining the possibility of fee reduction and filing restitution claims), advising on matters related to tenders and business licencing, land allocation and any other issues involving local authorities.