Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co.

Gross Orad Schlimoff & Co. (GOS) is a leading international boutique law firm specializing mainly in
exclusive commercial insurance areas, aviation and tourism and legal advice to international companies from the life science and pharmaceutical companies. In recent years, the firm has gained substantial repu-tation and is ranked by the UK ranking firm Legal 500 as a leading Israeli firm in the insurance sector.

Most of the firm’s clients are international companies, including some of the largest insurance companies and reinsurance in the world that are involved in providing large-scale, unique and high risk insurance policies in Israel. The firm also represents Israeli Insurance companies as well as foreign clients interested in developing business in Israel, including airlines, pharmaceutical and Hi-Tech companies. The firm also specializes in aviation and tourism and represents major clients in this area of expertise, providing legal services in aviation law, regulatory matters, drafting and negotiating contracts and aviation litigation.

The firm’s staff is comprised of lawyers with extensive experience and a deep know-how of the insur-
ance, aviation and commercial sector. The firm has connections with law firms worldwide. The compre-
hensive and in-depth handlings of cases for the firm’s clients, while always considering the macro-
implications for the client, are the guiding principles, which have made the firm a leader in its field.

GOS has a dynamic, pro-active, creative approach, which supports the clients and achieves the best results. The firm has gained its reputation in the insurance market in Israel and worldwide as a professional firm, with an uncompromising approach to the cases handled by it, as well as to the proficiency of its staff. Another attribute noted by many in the insurance sector is that while the firm is involved in outstanding and high profile cases, it adopts a low profile as it serves the clients’ best interests.

Practice Areas

Insurance & Reinsurance

Directors & Officers Liability – The firm specializes in handling claims against directors and officers in
public and private companies, while examining insurance coverage, supervising and monitoring the claim
on behalf of the insurer or reinsurer. Over the years, the firm’s partners have been involved in managing
numerous claims submitted against office holders including many class actions and derivative claims.

Financial Institutions – The firm is the leader in representing insurers of prominent financial institutions
in Israel, including banks, investment houses, pension funds, provident funds and insurance companies.

Professional Liability and Product Liability – The firm has wide know-how and experience in this
field, including medical malpractice insurance, professional liability insurance for professionals such as:
lawyers, accountants, architects, insurance agents and engineers, as well various product liability matters.

Diamonds and Jewelers Block– The firm is among the few Israeli law firms providing services to this
unique sector, which is characterized by complex insurance policies including diamond and specie insur-
ance, on tours and shipping’s insurance, exhibition insurance and other tailored solutions for this field.

Aviation – The firm’s expertise extends to handling insurance claims resulting from property damage and
bodily injury following aviation accidents occurring in Israel, and was involved in most of such claims in
recent years.

Cyber – The firm specializes in handling Cyber events on behalf of insurers, which include various ser-
vices in case of Cyber events.

Insurance Legal Services - The firm specializes in conducting due diligence surveys of insurance com-
panies, risk surveys and provision of legal advice on regulatory insurance matters. The firm has expertise
in drafting unique policies and adapting them to Israeli law.

Aviation & Tourism

The firm provides ongoing legal advice to companies from the aviation & tourism sector in addition to its
services in aviation insurance. The services include, inter alia, legal consultancy for commercial aviation
matters, aviation law and regulations, contract drafting and negotiating, aircraft purchase and lease agree-
ments, aviation securities matters and all relevant legal matters. The firm specializes in aviation litigation
and represents airlines in Courts in Israel.

Legal Consultancy & Commercial matters 

The firm provides ongoing legal advice on commercial and contract law to commercial companies from the
life science and multinational pharmaceutical companies. The firm also provides legal services for commer-
cial law and corporate law as well as various real estate transactions.

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

The Firm is involved in diverse areas of litigation, including insurance related (representation of insurers
and reinsurers) and other commercial, aviation and tort matters. The firm represents clients before Israeli
Courts, arbitrations, mediations and tribunals. Attorneys of the Firm have extensive experience in all of
these forums.

Claims Handling – T.P.A

The firm operates as Third Party Administrator (T.P.A.) for Insurance Companies, mainly in the medical
malpractice industry. The services rendered to Insurers in the medical malpractice insurance and include
coverage analysis pursuant to Israeli Law, close supervision on appointed lawyers (monitoring), proactive
involvement in the case handling and settlement exploration, risk management aspects, producing borde-
reaux, reserve assessment and other activities based on profound understanding of Insurers' interests. The
firm also handles claims under the deductible for various municipalities, on behalf of their insurers.

Life/A&H and sports experience

Pro Bono

GOS is proud of its outstanding, ongoing involvement in pro bono activities, including provision of legal representation to non-profit funds and companies.

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Phone: +972 3 6122233
Fax: +972 3 6123322
Address: Gibor Sport Building 7 Menachem Begin Rd. Ramat Gan 5268102, Israel
Country: ISRAEL