Shirin Gabbay-Metzger


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.”


Shirin Gabbay-Metzger is a partner at Gornitzky & Co. 

Shirin began her legal career at Gornitzky & Co. as a legal intern and was an associate with the firm since 2012.

Shirin is a member of the firm’s litigation team. She specializes in diversified and complex civil and commercial litigation cases, both of national and international nature, in a wide range of fields, including, inter alia, complex capital market matters, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy and liquidation, derivative actions, class actions and commercial litigation in various complicated matters.

A major part of Shirin’s practice is in the field of tax litigation, in representing the firm’s clients in wide range of tax related litigation vis-à-vis the Israeli tax authorities and before the different Israeli instances. Shirin recently represented some leading international companies in connection with “business model change” assessments following purchases of hi-tech and bio-med companies and issues regarding transfer pricing allegations and the profit split method.

During her legal studies, Shirin served as a member of the Criminal Justice Clinic, which provides pro bono legal representation for indigent defendants, and was a member of Tel Aviv University’s Law Review, “Iyunei Mishpat.” Shirin also served as a student representative of the Tel Aviv University Student Union and headed the law school’s orientation program for new students, as well as the “Mevoot Mishpat” (“Pre-law”) program, through which students teach basic law on a volunteer basis to elementary and high school students.

LL.M., cum laude, Tel Aviv University (2012)

LL.B., cum laude, Tel Aviv University (2012)
Dean’s List (2008, 2010)
Ami Dweck Foundation for Youth Scholarship for participating in the Tel Aviv University, Buchman Faculty of Law Tutoring Program (2010)

Israel Bar Association, 2012

Hebrew and English

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