The law firm of Berman & Co. is a family-owned boutique firm which was founded by Adv. Dan Berman.
The firm provides professional and creative solutions for a wide variety of legal issues, including in the practice areas of insurance and tort, third-ager rights, real estate, inheritance, wills and estates law and civil-commercial law.
We provide legal services with an emphasis on personal attention, which is expressed a full facilitation of the entire case, from start to finish, by the lawyers themselves. The firm's lawyers have been cooperating for several years, and this enables attentive and efficient work.
The firm's distinction is also expressed in the close support it provides to its clients and in the full availability of its lawyers.
Our deep familiarity with the business world, and with the business goals of our clients, provides us with the ability to suggest practical and effective solutions for them, which would enable them to grow and support their business activities.
We offer clients legal services and business consulting which are based on professionalism and creativity for achieving their business and economic goals.
The Firm's Practice Areas
Insurance and Tort
The firm's insurance and tort department has expertise, vast experience and legal proficiency in the various segments of the insurance industry, and it accompanies private individual and business plaintiffs throughout the entire legal proceeding, personally, professionally and comprehensively, including representation and appearances before the courts.
The real estate department accompanies private individuals, entrepreneurs and companies in real estate matters, in a variety of real estate projects and transactions in the private and the commercial markets, including drafting sale agreements, rental agreements, real estate partnerships and dissolutions thereof; real estate tax and facilitation of joint ventures; registration of multioccupancy houses and providing legal opinions on real estate matters.
The department offers a complete services package to its clients – representing then throughout all of the finance and financial facilitation stages, comprehensive real estate tax advisory and ongoing representation before various authorities.
Our firm accumulated extensive experience in providing legal services which are customized for the needs of third-agers for a peaceful and safe future. Our experience has taught us that third-age clients and members of their households are not aware of all of the rights for which they are entitled, including in the fields of long-term care, wills drafting, preparing lasting power of attorney, probates and will enforcement orders and applications for appointing guardians.
The concept that led us to establish this department was based on the understanding of the need and awareness to the provision of professional, creative and high-quality counsel for third-agers, which requires a different approach and perspective. Our firm accompanies the clients across all third-age aspects and assists them in every step of the way, while providing personally customized legal solutions for each and every one in accordance with their needs.
Furthermore, our firm specializes in providing legal counsel and support during the drafting of agreements for buying and/or renting assisted living properties, facilitating caretakers or foreign workers through companies that provide long-term care and welfare services, legal representation for exercising rights vis-à-vis financial and governmental institutes (National Insurance, pension funds, foreign annuities funds) and in legal representation and litigation in courts and tribunals.
The firm has unique expertise in the third-age practice area, and it cooperates with and provides ongoing counsel to some of Israel's leading long-term care and insurance companies, such as: Shevah Assisted Living and Welfare Ltd., A. Gonen Assisted Living Services and more.
Management of Family Wealth and Trusts
Our firm specializes in managing family wealth for high-net-worth families, including family capital management, including planning intergenerational transfers of wealth, drafting agreements between family members and establishing trusts; planning and managing estates, handling probates and will enforcements, drafting wills and living wills;
Drafting nuptial agreements; accompanying real estate transactions in family contexts, dividing and liquidating estate assets and gifting inside the family; appointing guardians for persons and properties, lasting power of attorney and any action that relates to the Legal Capacity and Guardianship Law.
The firm provides a wide variety of legal services, across every stage of the various transactions, starting with the formulation of business plans, through managing negotiations, and drafting agreements and contracts. The firm also counsels and accompanies on an ongoing basis throughout the entire contractual relationship, drafting of commercial contracts (such as sale/purchase agreements and loan agreements); ongoing counsel and assistance, registering companies, partnerships and association.
The firm has vast experience in handling large and complex litigation cases and representing clients in all levels of the courts and tribunals.