About the office
The legal firm of Ben Ari, Fish, Saban and Co. was established in 1997 as a merger between two old-established offices in Haifa. It comprises over 20 attorneys and offers legal services covering civil-commercial law, labor laws, administrative and criminal law, with unique expertise in the points of convergence between the fields.
Advocate Rachel Ben Ari, a third generation lawyer in Haifa, followed in the footsteps of her father and grandfather and continued the Haifa law office established in 1933 by her grandfather, Advocate David Bar Rav Hai. In 1936, Dr. David Ardstein joined the office and was followed by Rachel Ben Ari's father, Advocate Meir Bar Rav Hai, who attended the last class of the British Mandate law studies in Jerusalem.
The founders combined their professional work with a great deal of public activity, both in the national and local fields, and this activity continues today.
The law office Ben Ari, Fish, Saban and Co. is characterized by a unique combination of different areas of specialization that provides its clients with various legal services in a model of quality, availability and efficiency.
The office has been consistently graded in the professional quality grading since 2009 as one of the leading offices in Israel.
It is ranked in the 30th place of the leading law firms ranked by BDI Coface and in 15 specific areas of expertise, as following:
Elite Group: Local authorities and Higher Education; Prominent Leading: Urban renewal, Labor law, Municipal taxation, Building and planning, Collection and Execution and Environmental protection law; Leading: International commercial law and Libel law; Prominent: Administrative law; Appreciated: Mergers and acquisitions, International commercial law - Asia, Commercial litigation and Class actions.
It was also graded as an outstanding office by Dun and Bradstreet in 6 areas of expertise, as following: Leading: Local authorities and Higher education; Prominent: Administrative law, Environmental protection law and Labor laws; Well known: Building and planning.
Advocate Rachel Ben Ari and the late Advocate Adam fish were among the founders of the Legal Aid for Human Right Protection named after the late Judge Haim Cohen. The office regularly provides pro bono services in claims of principle.
The office team comprises over 20 leading attorneys in their field, as well as interns and an administrative support team, who together ensure that clients are provided with the best services, personally and professionally, in various fields.
The office's clients include major employers, private clients, banks, higher educational institutions, the heads of university committee, local authorities – municipalities and local commissions, planning and building local committees, governmental and municipal companies, HI-TECH and BIO-TECH companies.
The office staff comprises more than 25 top attorneys, who specialize in various fields, as well as interns and an experienced administrative staff that efficiently assists the attorneys and enables them to maximize their excellent legal skills in the best interests of our clients.