Amit Cohen

Location: Tel-Aviv

Areas of practice: Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxation,


Education: Tel Aviv University (LL.B. 1998); (B.A. Accounting, 1997 cum laude).

Professional Career:¬†Amit is a partner in BGA International-Commercial Department, working in the commercial and corporate fields. Amit also deals with significant mergers and acquisitions, such as Johnson & Johnson’s acquisitions in Israel. In addition, Amit also advises clients on tax matters.

Within the scope of his work Amit is representing multinational corporations, such as Johnson & Johnson and its Israeli subsidiaries, Publicis Groupe and Gulfstream Aerospace.

Amit is advising corporate clients on an ongoing basis, on various agreements and transactions, both domestic and international.


Prominent representative experience:

  • Represented J&J in the acquisition of Omrix Biopharmaceuticals for an amount of $438 Million.
  • Represented J&J in the acquisition of Colbar LifeScience for an amount of $159 Million.
  • Represented Publicis Group in a reorganization that included merger and acquisition transactions with a value of over NIS 100 Million.
  • Represented Publicis Groupe in the acquisition of the agency of Baumann-Ber-Rivnay.

Admitted, Israel bar, 1999.

Amit Served as a pilot in the Israeli Air Force. Major (Res.)

Year Of Birth/Place: 1968, Israel

Languages: Hebrew, English


Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law
Agricultural and Water Law
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law
Civil Litigation
Civil Procedures
Commercial Litigation
Class Actions
Collective settlements
Commercial and business law
Commercial Law
Contract Law
Cooperative Societies
Corporate Law
Corporate Finance
Creditors Rights
Criminal Law - White Collar
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Estates and Trust
Health Care Compliance
Hi-Tech Companies
Insurance and Torts
Local Taxation Law
International  Taxation
International Trade and Transactions
Internet and E-Commerce
Intellectual property
Investment and trust
Labor Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Spin-offs
Notary Services
Non-Profit Organizations
Oil and Gas
Planning and Zoning
Private International law
Privatization and Organizational Changes
Public Contract Law
Real Estate
Real Estate Taxation, Building, Planning and Zoning
Religious Orders
Solutions For Business in Distress
Property Tax
Taxation Law
Tourism and Development
Zoning, Planning and Building Law