Itay Geffen (Partner) together with Jack Smith (Partner), survey mining regulations in Israel, in the Chambers Global Practice Guide 2018

Legal 500
The Legal 500 identified Gornitzky & Co. as a Top Tier Projects and Energy law firm, noting the firm's expertise in large infrastructure projects, as well as its active energy practice.
Legal 500
Partner Jack Smith was ranked as a Leading Individual in this field and identified by the guide as "sharp and proactive" and "a true expert and authority in the area of energy and infrastructure."
Global Chambers
Chambers Global recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a Band One Projects & Energy firm. "the firm's excellent track record in advising companies in the oil and gas sector. The lawyers are business-oriented, always providing good advice and a great service, the level of service is very high".
Global Chambers
"This full-service offering covers all the bases when it comes to projects and energy expertise, and clients can call on valuable experience in infrastructure developments, power projects and upstream energy transactions. Very responsive with very good experience in BOT projects."
Global Chambers
Partner Jack Smith was lauded for his "Extensive knowledge and experience in the energy sector. His local and international expertise in oil and gas work is particularly highly prized," with sources quoted saying he is "The dean of the field."
Global Chambers
Partner Itay Geffen received high praise from clients for his innovative approach. "He is very good, creative, and very successful." His experience in the projects arena was also given recognition and he was described as "very familiar with the Israeli framework for project tenders."



Gornitzky & Co. is widely regarded as Israel’s largest and most experienced law firm in the field of energy and natural resources. With considerable and unique expertise in this field, we are involved in a majority of the large scope energy and natural resource projects that transpire in Israel.

Our clientele includes Israeli and foreign energy corporations, major IPP’s and international consortia, as well as chemical companies, desalination plants, oil companies, private investors and other energy players. We have also represented two of the country’s largest private gas consumers in deliberations held by the Economic Committee of the Knesset on the draft bill of the Natural Gas Economy Law.

Over the years, our energy and natural resources team has acquired extensive experience and know-how in all areas of the energy market, such as natural gas, oil and gas explorations, refineries and fuel supply, private power stations, electricity purchase and power generation, solar energy, water desalination, BOT transactions, renewable energy projects and others. We represent our clients in their negotiations with Israel’s gas transmission company, local utilities companies and the Natural Gas Authority. Our services include the representation of clients, both in Israel and abroad, in tenders for licenses for the construction and operation of projects in Israel, as well as in their other related ventures.

The firm’s expertise in this area, in conjunction with its forerunning status in the infrastructure and project financing sector, enables Gornitzky’s legal team to provide comprehensive and professional legal support for all projects in the energy sector.


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