Amit Acco

Amit Acco
Office:
12 Begin Street
2nd Floor
52521
City:
Ramat Gan
Country:
Israel
Tel:
+972 3 613 8202
Fax:
+972 3 613 7944

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

Advocate and notary Amit Acco is a founding partner of the highly rated Kan-Tor & Acco corporate immigration law firm in Ramat Gan, Israel.

Amit has practised immigration and nationality law since 2000 and heads the firm's Israeli immigration law department.

Amit's practice division consists of a unique and strong international client base, in the local and multinational high-tech, semiconductor, banking, transportation, gas and oil, and business consultancy industries. Representing high-tech and IT, Amit combines a high level of technical know-how and expertise.

Amit is a member of the committee of foreign workers of the Israel Bar Association, responsible for leading legislative and policy activities with regard to the entry of foreign experts to Israel.

Amit served as a moderator and speaker of several Israeli Bar conferences, lecturing on the topic of legislation relating to foreign employees in Israel.

In 2001, together with Adv Tsvi Kan-Tor, Amit gave professional testimony to the Buchris committee of the Israeli parliament that later led to the foundation for the creation of the category for work permits for foreign experts in Israel.

In 2007, together with Adv Tsvi Kan-Tor, Amit published the first legal handbook on corporate relocation of foreign experts into Israel.

Amit regularly authors articles on the topic of Israeli immigration law, which are published by the Israeli Bar Association as well as other official legal resources in Israel.

Amit is a director at the Israeli-American & Israel-Armenia Chambers of Commerce and an active member of the International Bar Association.

Amit manages an intensive relocation and immigration forum in the legal internet portal Mishpaty. He is also a co-author of the Israeli chapter in the Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook.

Amit holds an LLB Honours degree from the Faculty of Law of Thames Valley University, London, United Kingdom.

As part of the firm's philosophy of balanced lifestyle of work and family, Amit is an active member in his community and a member of the parent-teacher association at his children's school.

WWL says: Amit Acco is widely endorsed for his encyclopedic knowledge of Israeli immigration law. He is a highly sought after adviser among multinationals seeking to transfer employees to the country.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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