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Asserson Law Offices

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Asserson launched in 2005 as a bold experiment in providing UK legal services a little differently.

Originally a Dispute Resolution specialist, the firm has grown rapidly, inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of the ‘start-up nation’. We now also offer services in Business Law, Banking, Employment, Real Estate, Planning and Regeneration.

Head-quartered in London, with our largest office in Tel Aviv, we act for international clients doing business under English law. Our clients include sovereign states, international government agencies, multinational corporations, banks and high net worth individuals. We frequently find ourselves handling cross border disputes, challenging the world’s largest law firms, and confronting major national and global institutions.

Our size and scale gives us an agility and creativity which helps us to achieve the best results. Our locations together with our approach to business attracts both great clients and great lawyers. Once they know us, they stay.

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Each of our teams operates as a boutique, with the advantages of a close-knit committed team, combined with the ability to connect across business areas when required.

Asserson has a track record of involvement in some of the most substantial disputes’ cases that have taken place in the UK Courts, frequently acting on high profile and leading cases. We are also involved in major real estate, corporate and planning deals. The firm works with global businesses and private clients.

Areas of practice:

Business law: Asserson brings together extensive in-house and private practice legal expertise to deliver services across all areas of corporate law, all business sectors, and across borders. It is actively involved in setting up businesses, helping them expand – including both Israeli startups and corporates who have interests in the UK, supporting business reorganisation, whether through merger and acquisition, or other forms of restructuring, and it has experience at working through demergers and dissolutions when those are required.

Dispute resolution and international arbitration: Asserson’s team brings market-leading litigators and arbitrators together with some of the rising stars of the future on behalf of an international client base which includes sovereign states, international government agencies, multinational corporations, banks and high-net-worth individuals. It has expertise in a wide range of fields including banking law, complex financial instruments, mining, telecoms, fraud, proceeds of crime, human rights/public law, judicial review, renewable energy, professional negligence, international trust work and defamation.

Finance: Asserson’s expertise includes secured and unsecured lending, debt and equity restructurings, project finance and infrastructure transactions, emerging market investments, leveraged acquisitions and disposals and real estate finance. It acts for lenders and lending syndicates, multilateral lending institutions (IFIs), private equity funds and fund managers and borrowers. It regularly acts on transactions involving multiple jurisdictions.

Planning: The firm successfully manages landmark regeneration schemes and major public/private development initiatives with a strong track record in winning on appeal for both international investors and British clients. Its team draws on a mix of private and public sector expertise, and often gets involved early on, providing strategic and long-term input through the lifetime of a project.

Real estate: Asserson real estate works across the commercial and residential sectors, through acquisitions and disposals, commercial leases, development schemes, planning advice, landlord and tenant matters, building contracts and warranties, and property finance. Its business model also allows Asserson to handle both large-scale initial transactions and subsequent plot sales, management work and leasing up.

Our location enables us to provide a particularly good point of contact for Israeli based businesses and property investors wanting to invest in the UK, giving them the ability to instruct a local lawyer, who is culturally and geographically close by, and who can communicate in Hebrew.

We act as a bridge between Israelis and UK market, and encourage investment in UK property.

Private client: We act extensively for family offices and individuals across litigation, real estate and corporate areas.

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Key Contacts

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance

Dispute Resolution



Labor & Employment

Real Estate


2 offices



Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, Holborn, London, WC2A

+44 (0)20 3150 1300

Tel Aviv

1 Azrieli Centre, Round Tower, 32nd Floor, 132 Menachem Begin, Tel Aviv 6701101

+972 (0)3 744 9191