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Commercial and Transactional Law
Wills and Inheritance
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.
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
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
|2003-2006||Lecturer in Touro College, Israel on Family Law|
|2006-2007||Lecturer in Lander College, Israel on Commercial Law|
|2007-2010||Researcher 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.|
|2011||Lecturer for the Israel Bar Association on Probate & Inheritance Law|
English, Hebrew (both mother tongue level), French.
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)