Ifat Nir-Katz is a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Capital Markets department, with substantial experience in corporate and securities laws.

She specializes in representing private and public companies in Israel, with unique expertise in the retail sector. Ifat has particularly extensive experience in representing public companies, leading on complex commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private issuances, debt and equity financing, as well as advising on corporate governance and structural changes in large corporations.

With a strong expertise in the retail sector, Ifat has vast experience in drafting various retail contracts (consignment, concession, parallel import), supervising raffles, advertisements, and providing professional guidance with respect to retailers’ conduct vis-à-vis consumers and the regulating authorities, including and specifically the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority and compliance with the Consumer Protection Law and Regulations.

Ifat also provides ongoing advice and assistance in establishing and managing membership programs, registration with the Registrar of Databases, and offering guidelines for methods of engagement and direct marketing to members in compliance with the legal provisions.

Prior to joining the firm, Ifat served nine years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of a large public retail holding company, where she established and managed the legal department.