Guy Wertheim is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of the firm. He has extensive experience in representing international and domestic companies, non-profit organisations, municipalities and high net worth individuals on a broad range of civil, commercial and administrative matters before the entire range of Israeli courts and tribunals. Guy also represents clients in alternative methods of dispute resolution, including mediation.
Guy’s practice focuses on high-value complex commercial disputes and class actions and, in particular, shareholder disputes, as well as disputes pertaining to the real estate and healthcare sectors. Guy’s expertise also includes defending against, challenging and seeking to set aside, before Israel’s Administrative Courts, regulatory, ministerial and governmental decisions that affect his clients.
Guy first joined the firm in January 2007 after having clerked for Honourable Supreme Court Justice Edna Arbel. A year and-a-half later, armed with a scholarship from the prestigious Hauser Global Scholars Program, he left for New York to pursue a graduate degree and, following completion of his LL.M. at New York University School of Law (2008-09), Guy returned to the firm.
Guy co-authored the book “Fraud and Breach of Trust”, which analyses the law with respect to breach of trust by a public official. The book has been referenced by all of the instances, when adjudicating criminal offences of this nature