Dr. Haim V. Katz

Dr Haim V. Katz

Contact Information


office@drkatzlaw.com
Tel: ++972 2 5612 111
Fax: ++972 2 5662 541
Mobile: ++972 544 602 458

Practice Areas


Litigation
Family Law
Commercial and Transactional Law
Wills and Inheritance
Corporate Compliance
Trusts

Dr. Haim V. Katz

Described as an “ace litigator” by the Israel Broadcasting Association News, Dr. Katz has a vast and unique experience in representing high profile international clients in the Israeli courts while achieving important precedents in the Israel Supreme Court.

From the local Rabbinical and Family Law Courts to the District courts to setting important precedents for clients in the Supreme Court Dr. Katz has successfully lead cases across the country.

Dr. Katz also specializes in international negotiation, with an experience in leading the legal team towards the client’s goal while communicating across cultures.

Dr. Katz has lectured and written extensively on legal matters. As the writer of several best-selling professional books in his field, Dr. Katz also hosts a regular radio program on Kol Yisrael on legal matters.

Education

LLB, LLM and Ph.D. from London School of Economics (LSE)

Bar Admissions & Professional Associations

Israel Bar Association

Member of the National Inheritance Law Committee of the Israel Bar Association

Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

Member of the National Family Law Committee of the Israel Bar Association

Member of the National Trust Law Committee of the Israel Bar Association

Public Appointments

Chairman of Ethics Committee, Hadassah Medical Centers (appointment by Minister of Justice, legal classification equal to that of a judge in a District Court)

Chair of the B’nai B’rith World Center in Jerusalem

Member of the Presidency of the World Zionist Organization (WZO)

Trustee of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance

Chairman of the Oversight Committee of the the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO)

B’nai B’rith International Senior Vice President

Director – Jewish National Fund Board (Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel)

Chairman of International Commission For Jewish Legal Affairs (ICJLaw), of which the hon. Chairman is Professor Irwin Cotler, former Minister of Justice for Canada

Member of the Zionist General Council

Academic Teaching
2003-2006Lecturer in Touro College, Israel on Family Law
2006-2007Lecturer in Lander College, Israel on Commercial Law
2007-2010Researcher and Advisor on Family Law and the conflicts between the Israeli and Halachic legal systems as Advisor on the Jewish Family to the President of B’nai B’rith.
2011Lecturer for the Israel Bar Association on Probate & Inheritance Law
Languages

English, Hebrew (both mother tongue level), French.

Publications

Mishpacha Umishpat BeYisrael (Family and Law in Israel), Ma’ariv Publishing, Or Yehuda, 2003

Yerusha Umishpat BeYisrael (Probate and Law in Israel), Am Oved Publishing, Tel Aviv, 2009

Buying Your Home In Israel, Bnai Brith Publishing, Jerusalem, 2007

Nineteenth Century Palestine as Reflected in the Legal and Rabbinic Writings of the Period, Academic Studies Press, USA, 2009 (future publication)