Keith Shaw is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group of the firm. Keith specialises in corporate and commercial transactions, funds and securities regulatory advice and intellectual property licensing agreements.
Described by the Legal 500 as “a highly talented lawyer… exceptionally responsive, creative and highly pragmatic”, and “a strong advocate of his clients’ objectives and needs”, he advises multinational and domestic companies, investors and private individuals on a wide range of international corporate and financial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, joint ventures and technology transfer. He also advises on all matters relating to the operation, management and development of clients’ business and trading activities in Israel.
In his funds and securities regulatory advisory practice, Keith advises global financial institutions on the regulatory framework of the marketing and offering for sale of financial products, securities and other offerings in Israel. In this regard he has advised many leading global financial and investment management institutions, including Bank of America, Bank of Boston, Barclays Bank, Lloyds TSB Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, UBS, Natixis and Morgan Stanley.
Keith advises a number of technology transfer organisations (TTOs) of academic institutions, including Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd., the TTO of the Weizmann Institute of Science.
Prior to joining S. Horowitz & Co. in 2005, Keith was a partner (2004–2005) and senior associate (1999–2004) at Zell, Goldberg & Co., and an associate in the international department of Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co. (1997-1999), in Israel. Between 1993 and 1995, he was a solicitor in the commercial property department of the City of London law firm S. J. Berwin & Co., where he also interned (1991-1993).
Keith is an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Centre for International Legal Studies.