Yoad Cohavy


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.”


Mr. Cohavy is a partner at Gornitzky & Co.

Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate with another leading Israeli Tax-law firm.

Yoad advises corporations and private clients on a wide-range of tax matters. He devotes the bulk of his time to real estate transactions and real estate taxation.

Yoad specializes in the integration between the various tax laws – Income Tax Ordinance, Real Estate Taxation Law and Value Added Tax Law, and advises the firm’s real estate clients regarding all the tax implications of their real estate transactions.

Yoad also works vis-à-vis the Israel Tax Authority, prepares tax-related legal opinions and takes part in tax related litigation.

LL.B., Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya (2005)
Dean’s List (2004)

B.A., Business Management (Real Estate Finance), Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya (2005)

Israel Bar Association, 2006

Teaching Assistant, Advanced Tax Law (Mr. Oscar Abu-Razek’s) – School of Business Administration, The College of Management Academic Studies (2009- current)
Teaching Assistant, Tax Methods (Mr. Meir Kapota) – School of Business Administration, The College of Management Academic Studies (2011- current)

  • D. Paserman and Y. Cochavy, “A ‘lacuna’ to be resolved”, published in STEP Journal, 4/2020 (August, 2020)
  • D. Paserman and Y. Cochavy, “How not to renew”, published in The Accountant (June, 2018)
  • Yoad frequently writes professional articles in matters of taxation and accounting in different professional journals.

Hebrew and English

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