S. Horowitz & Co. is widely recognized in Israel as a leading firm for representing clients engaging in the banking and finance sectors in class action suits filed against them. In this context, we have a wealth of experienced in defending high-profile clients in the most highly-valued and prominent class action suits ever brought in Israel, including financial institutions, global banking institutions, investment banks, hedge funds, credit card companies and insurers in a vast range of class action suits.
We offer our clients broad experience, a depth of resource and specialist expertise on class action claims and procedures. Our package of services in this regard include advising clients on all stages in defending the class action suit, dismissals, opposing the certification of class action claims, seeking to achieve favourable [out-of-court] settlements and, in respect of those cases that reach court, vigorously defending our clients.
Our firm has handled and is currently handling dozens of class action suits – including those considered the largest and most complex ever filed in Israel – brought against the firm’s local and international high-profile clients engaging in the banking and finance sectors, including, inter alia: Bank Mizrahi Tefahot Ltd.; Israel Discount Bank Ltd.; Bank Hapoalim B.M.; Barclays Bank plc; Israel Credit Cards Ltd. and PLUS500IL Ltd.