Established 1988

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יונתן דייויס ושות' עורכי דין

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30 Haarbaa, TEL AVIV-JAFFA 6473926
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Sun - Thu 08:30-19:00
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Israel, Abroad

Jonathan Davies & Co. is one of Israel’s leading medical malpractice, torts and insurance law firms, with over 38 years of experience. Jonathan Davies is the President of the Society of Medicine and Law in Israel.

The firm, which was founded by Adv. Jonathan Davies in 1988, represents victims vs. state authorities, medical institutions and private entities in liability, torts, insurance, medical law, medical malpractice claims, and general civil law litigations and representation. The firm provides legal consulting regarding Bioethics, Biotechnology and medical ethics and was involved in precedential rulings. The firm consults other law firms and represents the National Insurance Institution in subrogation claims against insurance companies. Since 2020 at the heat of the Covid-19 pandemic the firm filed 70 different medical malpractice claims many of them on behalf of parents who adopted children that were adopted from foster homes in East European countries. The children suffer from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD). These are unprecedented claims arguing for ‘wrongful adoption’ and going to set a legal, medical and social precedent. The individual tort claims have an international impact on adoption.

Jonathan Davies was nominated as the Executive Committee of WAML and Secretary General (SG) of WAML. The organization acts in collaboration with other leading organizations such as WHO (World Health Organization) and ICC (International Criminal Court in the Hague).

Legal Precedents

The firm set numerous precedents in the Supreme Court and the National Labor Court during its three decades of operations, and led to numerous binding precedents that serve as pillars of Israeli medical law, including a ruling of the Supreme Court President Shamgar that regulates disclosure obligations of insurers to the insured, a patient rights’ ruling which determines that a lack of sufficient experience of an Israeli doctor justifies funding surgery abroad, a ruling concerning the relative deduction of benefits from tort compensations, and a ruling concerning wrongful birth, that served as a basis for a binding precedent of the Supreme. The firm aims to reformulate the patient-medical-staff relationship, thus it exposes the behind-the-scene dynamics of hospitals and fights for the right of patients to know of such dynamics. Additional precedents include rulings concerning patients’ rights under the National Health Insurance Law, medical malpractice in various medical fields, obstetrics complications, surgery complications, misdiagnosis, medication and prescription errors, insurance and tort claims, chemicals/radiation exposure torts, accidents, and medical experts.

Innovative Projects

The firm’s commitment to defend medical malpractice victims leads to an implementation of its accumulated knowledge in two innovative projects, aimed at implementing their rights, and supporting them, and reducing the high costs that are involved, and is involved in innovative tools that help victims fund medical opinions. The firm is handling a magnitude claim on behalf of 45 parents and children that were adopted from East European countries that suffer from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

Justice Investments - This Enterprise concerns legal investments and helps finance medical opinions and legal expenses for the victims on a Win Win basis. Jonathan Davies is the chair of the investment committee.

Adv. Jonathan Davies

LL.B., Tel Aviv University (1993) and an LL.M. (Commercial Law, magna sum laude), Tel Aviv University with UC Berkeley (2012). 34 years of experience in medical malpractice, torts, insurance, liability, litigation, medicine and law, occupational illnesses, bodily harm, OSH, receiving medical rights, biotech and class actions. Adv. Davies was the chief editor of the “Medicine and Law” journal of the Israeli Law and Medicine Association for 15 years, and is the new President of the Society of Medicine and Law in Israel. He was Chairman of the Council of Presidents of the WAML. Member in the Board of Governors of WAML and member of the educational committee. Executive and presidential board member of the Medicine and Law Association, Member of the management board of the Health, Law and Ethics center next to Haifa University and Member of the British Royal Society of Medicine. A Member of the US ACLM), a Member of the Helsinki Committee which approves/rejects human experiments for the Meuhedet HMO and a Bar-certified mediator. President of the Society of Medicine and Law in Israel. He is renowned as an authority in his field and published numerous books and articles in Hebrew and in English.

Some of his books:

Laws and Rulings in Medical Law (1999)

The Right to a Life with no Malformation, a collection of science, ethics and law articles

• “Legal Aspects of Alternative Medicine “Chapter in J. Shoval and E. Averbuch’s book - Alternative and Complementary Medicine (2014)

• “Legal and Forensic Medicine in Israel” Chapter in the International Medicine and Law Encyclopedia, Springer, Germany. (2013)

In 2022 the Encyclopedia was updated with a new chapter under the title “Public Health Care Law and Ethics in Israel

He lectures in courses for medical expert’s opinions by the Medical Professions Union and the Attorneys Training Institute. Guest Editor of WAML’s Newsletter March 2020.

Together with chair of Public Health association in Israel, he formed a Forum of Public Health, Ethics & Law in which multidisciplinary thinking groups will discuss concerning issues.

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  • Law Firms
  • Lawyers & Advocates
  • Legal Services
  • Insurance Lawyers
  • Tort Law
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyers


  • Legal services
  • Insurance Law
  • Law office
  • Lawyers - Insurance Law
  • Torts
  • Legal services - torts
  • Lawyers - Malpractice during birth and / or follow-up pregnancy
  • Negligence in diagnosis
  • Malpractice and negligence law
  • Surgical Negligence
  • Bodily injury

Executives working in JONATHAN DAVIES & CO. LAW OFFICES

Jonathan Davies, Adv.

Jonathan Davies, Adv.

Firm Owner
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Ronit Lanman, Adv.

Ronit Lanman, Adv.

Senior Partner

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