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Famous Lawyers from Israel

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List of notable or famous lawyers from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Israel and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Israel is included when available.

This list includes Tzipi Livni, Yosef Tamir and more people.

This historic lawyers from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Israel?" These prominent lawyers of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli lawyers.

Use this list of renowned Israeli lawyers to discover some new lawyers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Dov Shilansky (Hebrew: דב שילנסקי, 21 March 1924 – 9 December 2010) was an Israeli politician and Speaker of the Knesset from 1988 to 1992....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1924-2010)
    • Birthplace: Šiauliai, Lithuania
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    Elias Khoury

    Elias Daoud Khoury (Arabic: الياس داؤد خوري‎, Hebrew: אליאס ח'ורי) is an Arab-Israeli Jerusalem-based lawyer. He specializes in real property law. Elias made appeals several times to the Supreme Court of Israel, and has had Palestinian politicians among his clients in Israeli courts. Elias gained fame in the 1970s when he led a legal battle against the Israeli settlers of Sebastia and Elon Moreh. Elias Khoury was born in the Galilee. His father lost the family land to Israel in the 1948 war, took citizenship in Israel and believed he could work patiently through Israeli law to get his land back. Elias studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and lived in the Beit Hanina and Shuafat...  more
    • Birthplace: Israel
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain

    Ilan Shavit

    Ilan Shavit (Hebrew: אילן שביט, born 31 July 1958) is an Israeli lawyer, businessman and entrepreneur. Shavit is a founding partner of the commercial and corporate Tel Aviv law firm Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin Yagur and of the Shaviram property group....  more
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
  • Orit Noked (Hebrew: אורית נוקד‎, born 25 October 1952) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Independence and the Labor Party and as Minister of Agriculture....  more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine