Ziv Abramovich is a partner at Lapidot, Melchior, Abramovich & Co and heads its competition practice. Before turning to private practice, he worked for five years (1997 to 2002) at the Israeli Antitrust Authority (IAA), where he was head of the enforcement and compliance department and a member of the authority's senior management.
Ziv has extensive experience in the domestic and international implications of civil and criminal antitrust issues, both from a regulator’s and private practitioner’s perspective. He regularly advises leading Israeli and foreign clients on various antitrust matters, and represents them in front of the Antitrust Authority, the Antitrust Tribunal and other competent courts. Ziv also frequently advises and represents multinational clients regarding the Israeli aspects of international mergers and acquisitions, and is highly recommended by leading international law firms.
Ziv holds LLB (1996) and LLM (1999) degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and serves as a visiting lecturer on antitrust law at several academic institutions in Israel.
Ziv was vice chairman of the Israeli Bar Association’s antitrust committee (2003 to 2007) and is an active member of the IBA antitrust committee. Ziv regularly publishes articles and reports, in Israel and worldwide, on antitrust developments and is the Israeli correspondent of Global Competition Review and the IBA's antitrust committee newsletter.
Ziv was invited by the IAA as a non-governmental adviser to the ICN annual conference in Kyoto, Japan, in 2008.
Lapidot, Melchior, Abramovich & Co is a highly recommended antitrust law firm in Israel. It has been elected as one of Israel's leading antitrust law firms by GCR 100, since 2008.
WWL says: D Ziv Abramovich is a major figure in Israeli competition law, with an impressive regulatory background and a highly rated practice
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