About Us

About us

Dr. Yael Aridor Bar-Ilan law offices is a unique and respected boutique law firm specializing in commercial and corporate litigation.

Dr. Yael Aridor Bar-Ilan established the firm in 2016 after many years as a partner at a big law firm, in order to provide fully tailored services to the needs of her clients. The firm’s values are founded on excellence, creativity, and integrity.

The firm’s ethos is that litigation requires the skills and ability to present the client’s position accurately and persuasively while being able to morally justify the client’s position in the dispute. The firm’s clients are represented personally by Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan who decisively and efficiently accompanies each and every stage of the process together with the high-quality, dedicated attorneys in the firm. Each case is handled based on years of experience representing clients in complex cases before all courts and tribunals, emphasizing a comprehensive familiarity with the facts and a combination of extensive legal research with determination to succeed and to present the client’s affairs in the best way possible.

The firm represents private clients, publicly traded companies and their officers, financial entities, academic institutions, and international corporations. The firm’s clients include, among others, Magen David Adom In Israel (the National EMS Organization), financial institutions, publicly traded companies, and private persons. Since its founding, the firm has represented clients in an appeal before the Israel Supreme Court in connection with a minority shareholder oppression lawsuit filed against Shlomo Eisenberg and Arad Investments and Development Ltd., in defending a director against derivative lawsuits in connection with BGI (Investments) 9061 Ltd. and BSD Crown Ltd, and more. The firm’s staff coordinates fully with the client in every case, after ascertaining the client’s goals and outlining the most effective ways to achieve them.

Dr. Yael Aridor Bar-Ilan, Advocate

Founder

Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan holds a doctorate in law (SJD, 2006) from Harvard University, a bachelor of laws (LL.B) from Tel Aviv University (magna cum laude, 1999), and holds a bachelor of economics (B.A.) from Tel Aviv University (magna cum laude, 1999). During her doctoral studies, Dr. Yael Aridor Bar-Ilan received prestigious scholarships including from the Justice, Welfare, and Economics Program, headed by Nobel economics Laureate Amartya Sen. Simultaneous to her studies at Harvard, Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan worked as a summer associate at the Goodwin Procter LLP law firm in the US.

Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan has years of experience litigating complicated commercial cases before all of Israel’s courts and judicial tribunals. Over the years, Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan has represented international corporations, insurance companies, former governmental ministers, and private clients in a variety of commercial disputes as well as in international disputes.


Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan lectures in continuing legal education courses and publishes academic articles in the  litigation field. A summary of Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan’s doctoral thesis on the subject of, “Justice: When Do We Decide?” was prepared under the guidance of Prof. Martha Minow (formerly Dean of Harvard Law School) and was published in the prestigious law journal, the Connecticut Law Review, and her articles in academic journals were cited in decisions by Justices on the Israel Supreme Court.

Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan serves as an adjunct lecturer at the Tel Aviv University LL.M. program and at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya in a course she created, “Corporate Litigation.” In this course, she combines her academic knowledge and extensive experience in representing clients in corporate litigation matters.

Over many years, Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan volunteered as a member of the Tel Aviv District Ethics Tribunal of the Israel Bar Association and served for several years as head of a panel.

In addition to representing clients, Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan serves as a mediator and arbitrator and is included in the list of arbitrators for the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration.

Dr. Aridor Bar-Ilan has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 1999.

Ronit Meir Wilf, Advocate

 

 

 

 

Ms. Meir Wilf is an associate in the firm. Ms. Meir Wilf holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics (B.A.) from the Haifa University.

Ms. Meir Wilf has extensive experience in representing clients in complex commercial disputes including in the fields of corporate, banking, and securities law. In addition, Ms. Wilf has extensive experience in the field of class actions of all types (consumer law, communications, banking, securities, and more), as well as in representing clients in disputes of an international nature.

Ms. Meir Wilf was an associate for several years at one of Israel’s leading litigation firms. She later served for several years as law clerk to the deputy chief judge of the Tel Aviv District Court, the Hon. Judge Itzhak Inbar, as well as for the Hon. Judge Ruth Ronen at the Economic Division of the Tel Aviv District Court. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Meir Wilf ran a private law practice.

Ms. Meir Wilf has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2007.

ronit@aridorlaw.co.il

Meir Wilf is an associate in the firm. Ms. Meir Wilf holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics (B.A.) from the Haifa University.

Ms. Meir Wilf has extensive experience in representing clients in complex commercial disputes including in the fields of corporate, banking, and securities law. In addition, Ms. Wilf has extensive experience in the field of class actions of all types (consumer law, communications, banking, securities, and more), as well as in representing clients in disputes of an international nature.

Ms. Meir Wilf was an associate for several years at one of Israel’s leading litigation firms. She later served for several years as law clerk to the deputy chief judge of the Tel Aviv District Court, the Hon. Judge Itzhak Inbar, as well as for the Hon. Judge Ruth Ronen at the Economic Division of the Tel Aviv District Court. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Meir Wilf ran a private law practice.

Ms. Meir Wilf has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2007.

ronit@aridorlaw.co.il

Lioz Epstein, Advocate

 

 

 

 

Mr. Epstein is an associate in the firm. Mr. Epstein holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) and accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University.

Mr. Epstein has experience in representing individuals and private and public companies, on a broad range of civil, commercial and contractual matters, local and international, including shareholder disputes and insurance disputes. Mr. Epstein has gained experience in the field of class actions and derivative actions.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Epstein was an associate at S. Horowitz & Co.

Mr. Epstein served as a teaching assistance for the “Art of Litigation” course at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, which is taught by Adv. Alex Hertman.

While a law student, Mr. Epstein  was a member of the editorial board of the Law, Society & Culture law journal (“The Role of Regulation in Israel”, published on 2016), and also served as a research assistant for Dr. Yofi Tirosh.

Mr. Epstein has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2016.

Mr. Epstein is an associate in the firm. Mr. Epstein holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) and accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University.

Mr. Epstein has experience in representing individuals and private and public companies, on a broad range of civil, commercial and contractual matters, local and international, including shareholder disputes and insurance disputes. Mr. Epstein has gained experience in the field of class actions and derivative actions.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Epstein was an associate at S. Horowitz & Co.

Mr. Epstein served as a teaching assistance for the “Art of Litigation” course at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, which is taught by Adv. Alex Hertman.

While a law student, Mr. Epstein  was a member of the editorial board of the Law, Society & Culture law journal (“The Role of Regulation in Israel”, published on 2016), and also served as a research assistant for Dr. Yofi Tirosh.

Mr. Epstein has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2016.

Ofira Alon, Advocate

 

 

 

 

Ms. Alon is an associate in the firm. Ms. Alon holds a master of laws (LL.M) from the prestigious Harvard University, as well as a bachelor of laws (LL.B., magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University.

Ms. Alon worked for many years as an associate in litigation departments of the largest law firms in Israel, and prior to that, at the S. Horowitz law firm in Tel Aviv. Over the years of her work as an attorney in the field of litigation, Ms. Alon has accumulated rich and diverse experience in representing clients in commercial disputes, primarily in corporate law and complex financial matters before the Economic Division of the District Court in Tel Aviv-Yafo, as well as before additional courts and tribunals. Ofira took part in one of the largest debt settlement proceedings in the Israeli economy.

In addition Ms. Alon served as a teaching assistant at the Tel-Aviv University Law School in the “Civil Procedure” course taught by Prof. Issachar Rosen-Zvi. Ms. Alon also served as a research assistant in the field of civil procedure for Prof. Talia Fischer and Prof. Issachar Rozen-Zvi and as a research assistant for a number of years for Prof. Ron Harris (who until recently was the dean of the Tel Aviv University Law School).

Ms. Alon served as a member of the editorial board of Tel-Aviv UniversityLaw School law journal, the “Tel Aviv University Law Review” (between 2005 and 2007), as well as a member of the editorial board of “Theoretical Inquiries in Law” (between 2004 and 2005).

Ms. Alon has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2008.

ofira@aridorlaw.co.il

Ms. Alon is an associate in the firm. Ms. Alon holds a master of laws (LL.M) from the prestigious Harvard University, as well as a bachelor of laws (LL.B., magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University.

Ms. Alon worked for many years as an associate in litigation departments of the largest law firms in Israel, and prior to that, at the S. Horowitz law firm in Tel Aviv. Over the years of her work as an attorney in the field of litigation, Ms. Alon has accumulated rich and diverse experience in representing clients in commercial disputes, primarily in corporate law and complex financial matters before the Economic Division of the District Court in Tel Aviv-Yafo, as well as before additional courts and tribunals. Ofira took part in one of the largest debt settlement proceedings in the Israeli economy.

In addition Ms. Alon served as a teaching assistant at the Tel-Aviv University Law School in the “Civil Procedure” course taught by Prof. Issachar Rosen-Zvi. Ms. Alon also served as a research assistant in the field of civil procedure for Prof. Talia Fischer and Prof. Issachar Rozen-Zvi and as a research assistant for a number of years for Prof. Ron Harris (who until recently was the dean of the Tel Aviv University Law School).

Ms. Alon served as a member of the editorial board of Tel-Aviv UniversityLaw School law journal, the “Tel Aviv University Law Review” (between 2005 and 2007), as well as a member of the editorial board of “Theoretical Inquiries in Law” (between 2004 and 2005).

Ms. Alon has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2008. 

ofira@aridorlaw.co.il

Paz Ben Aharon, Advocate

Mr. Ben Aharon is an associate in the firm. Mr. Ben Aharon holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B., with honors) and a Bachelor of Government (B.A.) with specialty in Diplomacy, both from IDC Herzliya. 

During his law school studies, Mr. Ben Aharon worked as a research assistant, participated in the Mock Trial Program, coordinated the practicum “Judicial Proceedings” and interned as a summer intern in the tax and property department of PWC Berlin, Germany. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ben Aharon was an articled clerk at Israel’s Supreme Court. 

Mr. Ben Aharon has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2020.

paz@aridorlaw.co.il

Mr. Ben Aharon is an associate in the firm. Mr. Ben Aharon holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B., with honors) and a Bachelor of Government (B.A.) with specialty in Diplomacy, both from IDC Herzliya. 

During his law school studies, Mr. Ben Aharon worked as a research assistant, participated in the Mock Trial Program, coordinated the practicum “Judicial Proceedings” and interned as a summer intern in the tax and property department of PWC Berlin, Germany. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ben Aharon was an articled clerk at Israel’s Supreme Court. 

Mr. Ben Aharon has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 2020.

paz@aridorlaw.co.il

Bili Haimovitz, Advocate

Adv. Bili Haimovitz holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Government (B.A.) with specialty in the division of Security and Terrorism (B.A.) from IDC Herzliya.

During her studies, Adv. Haimovich participated in a student exchange program, as part of which she studied at SMU University in Singapore. She also participated in The Freedom of Information Act Practicum and The Social Legislation Clinic.

Prior to joining the firm, Adv. Haimovich worked as an intern in the class action department of the law firm Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co.

Adv. Haimovich has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since January 2021.

bili@aridorlaw.co.il

Adv. Bili Haimovitz holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Government (B.A.) with specialty in the division of Security and Terrorism (B.A.) from IDC Herzliya.

During her studies, Adv. Haimovich participated in a student exchange program, as part of which she studied at SMU University in Singapore. She also participated in The Freedom of Information Act Practicum and The Social Legislation Clinic.

Prior to joining the firm, Adv. Haimovich worked as an intern in the class action department of the law firm Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co.

Adv. Haimovich has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since January 2021.

bili@aridorlaw.co.il