The Judith Meisels Law firm is a leading boutique firm in the field of Family and Estate Law. The firm is credited with participating in numerous cases that have generated important precedential rulings, including by the Supreme Court. The firm’s professional legal team is fluent both in English and Hebrew.
Fields of Expertise
The Judith Meisels Law Firm specializes in offering its clients tailor-made services suitable to their unique circumstances. The firm’s expertise is in both complex litigation and mediation.
The firm also specializes in international Family and Estate Law in fields such as international property disputes, child abductions according to The Hague Convention, the divorce between citizens of different countries, international custody and other family disputes with an international aspect.
The firm has a staff of 5 lawyers and has been consistently ranked as one of the leading and prominent firms in family law in the Dun’s 100 ranking by Dun & Bradstreet, as well as being ranked among leading firms by BDI.
The firm’s creed is that of integrity, fairness, and determination and it strives for equality and justice in every activity it engages in. This determination has resulted in the many legal precedents the firm is credited with.
Promoting equality and awareness of deliberators to their rights is at the core of the firm’s values. Adv. Judith Meisels takes care to combine practice and academics, often standing at the forefront of recent rulings in the field, and teaching as a professor of law at the College of Management’s Law Department.
Meisels has unique expertise in complex estate law issues. Among other things the firm deals with drafting wills, submitting objections to wills and conducting estate disputes, and managing estates and receiverships. New innovative fields in which she specializes include International surrogacy and adoption, joint parenthood, and issues pertaining to a same-sex couple, single-parent and multi-parent families. The firm handled, for example, the first case of LGBT divorce in Israel.
The firm, established in 2007, has influenced legislative proceedings in the field of Family Law, among others in the memo for Parents and their Children Act of 2011-2012, and the Deliberation Arrangements and Family Dispute Act (Tentative Order) of 2014-2015.