COMMITMENT PROFESSIONALISM EXPERIENCE
The Planning and Construction Department at Nathan Meir & Co. has vast knowledge and experience accumulated over many years of substantial legal activity, and it is regarded as one of the leading and most prominent Israeli departments in this field. The department grants comprehensive legal services to a wide spectrum of customers in the Israeli economy, such as planning institutions and central organizations of the local government, municipalities and local committees for planning and construction, health organizations that are among the largest in their field, economic firms and city unions, alongside entrepreneurs and private clients. The department’s varied areas of practice include: 1) Consultation on city construction plans (Taba) for the establishment of various complexes involving hundreds of millions NIS. 2) Consultation and promotion of high budget urban renewal projects (Tama), such as projects related to establishment of high-rise buildings and projects related to tourism and aviation. 3) Consultation regarding the registration and execution of complex parcellation transactions. 4) Consultation regarding expropriation of both sides- on the one hand, the department advises municipalities regarding expropriation, and on the other hand the department deals with appeals regarding the cancelation of expropriations and lawsuits regarding compensation on behalf of the expropriation victims involving hundreds of millions NIS. 5) Representation before the authorities and different instances such the Israel Land Registry, farmers, various real estate owners, local and district planning and construction committees in all judiciaries including Supreme Court appeals. 6) Handling of relevant proceedings in relation to any field the department practices, such as: evacuation lawsuits, appeals and proceedings following matters of betterment surcharges, lawsuits according to section 197 of the planning and construction (victims of authorization of realty plans), and more. The firm’s Planning and Construction Department is composed of a skilled staff with rich and extensive knowledge, led by the firm’s founding partner, Adv. Nathan Meir, who is considered one of the most reliable attorneys in the field of planning and construction in the State of Israel, holding dozens of years of professional experience as legal consultant to diverse governmental organizations, head of the professional appeals committee of the Israel Bar Association, member of several governmental forums and also published articles in professional journalism and lectures in varied conferences and events. Among its many achievements, the department takes pride in providing counseling to the legislation proceeding of "Tikun 101" of the planning and construction law (The Porches Reform). Among other things, the firm represented and advised one the most prominent clients in the planning and construction field in Knesset hearings regarding the reform, as Adv. Nathan Meir himself served as a member of the staff set up by the Ministry of Interior for the promotion of this matter.