Education: LL.B., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Admitted: Israel 1985, New York 1990

Languages: Hebrew, English

Email: [email protected]

Yossi Ben-Dror specializes in complex and sophisticated international and local transactions. He has broad knowledge of Israeli corporate and commercial law. Yossi’s primary practice areas include M&A, high tech, investments, corporate finance, strategic alliances, joint ventures and ongoing representation of leading corporate clients. Yossi also handles litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution matters for Y. Ben-Dror’s clients.

Yossi is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a member of the New York (1990) and Israel Bars (1985). He practiced for five years at Yigal Arnon & Co and later in the Corporate and International departments of Wilmer Hale in the United States. Among his other positions in business and community related entities, Yossi served during his career, and is currently serving, in a variety of public positions, including:

Additionally, Mr. Ben-Dror is a member of the Arbitrators and Mediator’s team at the Israel Center of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in Tel-Aviv as well as a Member of the Arbitrators Team of the Israel Bar Association.


As part of the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Team, Maayan Malkiel Cohen works with international and local companies on corporate, commercial, financial transactions and related business matters.

Maayan’s practice includes high-tech, start-ups, growth stage companies, as well as global entities in various fields among other, formation, corporate finance and M&A.

In addition to communication and Middle East studies at Bar Ilan University, Maayan graduated with an LL.B from the Law Faculty at Ono Academic College in 2021.

During her studies, Maayan participated in Advisors Program of the Israeli Knesset.

Maayan served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the Diplomacy and Training Team and  joined the Firm in 2022.

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Head of Operations and Administration

Education: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B.A. in Education and Sociology cum laude and Dean’s List (1988)

Anat is head of operations and administration at Y. Ben-Dror. She has responsibility for the financial management of the firm, clients and suppliers’ administrative relationships and ongoing accounting procedures.

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Hagai Keysar is an intern at the firm and accompanies international and local companies, among other, in commercial transactions between corporations and companies.

Hagai’s practice focuses on high-tech companies, start-ups, growth stage companies, as well as global entities in various fields, among other, formation, corporate finance and M&A.

Hagai is an e-commerce expert and specializes among other, in reviewing trademarks and patents, online advertising, international shipping, supplier contracts and global customer services.

Hagai graduated LL. B from the Law Faculty at Ono Academic College in 2022.

During his studies, Hagai participated in a social justice clinic and acted for weakened populations, among other, to receive appropriate representation in governmental entities and similar institutions.

Hagai joined our firm in 2022.

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We are always on the look-out for new attorneys in order to expand and empower our elite team with professional, qualified and highly motivated attorneys. Working with us will give you the opportunity to be an active part of managing complex and unique legal issues, including high profile cases in the Israeli business sector.

Apply for an associate position at:
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