Gornitzky represented ZeroWaste Ltd. in a the financial close of approximately 250 million $ BOT Project for the construction, operation and maintenance of a waste treatment facility in the Shafdan.

Legal 500
The team at Gornitzky & Co. is 'responsive, professional and very business oriented', and with strengths in finance, litigation and project development, 'the group's ability to provide a comprehensive legal service is a great plus'.
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.

Global Chambers
Chambers Global recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a Band One Projects & Energy firm. "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."

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
Jack Smith is "a brilliant M&A lawyer with tremendous knowledge in the energy sector, he can bypass obstacles in the structuring of transactions while still meeting requirements of the regulatory regime."
Global Chambers
Itay Geffen leads the firm's infrastructure and project finance practice. He provides well-respected expertise in energy and infrastructure projects to a wide range of industry players.



Gornitzky & Co. has historically been involved in a majority of the high-profile infrastructure and energy transactions in Israel, including the financing of these transactions. With extensive experience in the privatization processes, tenders and BOT and PFI projects, Gornitzky is one of the most sought-after firms in Israel for the sector

Over the years, the firm has represented the Israeli government, as well as Israeli and foreign investors, construction and infrastructure companies, and international consortia. Our firm has an “all industry” approach and assists in all ancillary legal issues, including M&A, project development and financing, equity and corporate debt funding, construction and engineering contracts, environment and energy, restructuring and privatization, procurement, regulation, taxation, competition and dispute resolution.

Our infrastructure & project finance team utilizes its comprehensive knowledge in all pertinent facets to provide legal advice in four main sectors.

Energy and natural resource projects, including gas, oil, electricity, thermo-solar, PV, wind and bio-mass;
Industrial projects, such as water desalination facilities and pneumatic sewage systems;
Transportation, including roads, railway projects, tunnels and the rehabilitation of roads;
Non-commercial projects, such as a police academy, an IDF non-combat training center, students’ dormitories, prison facilities, etc.

We have vast experience in all relevant stages of such projects, from the pre-qualification stage through to commercial operation, with an outstanding track record of dozens of successful financial closings, both with local and international senior lenders.

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