Shoshana Rabinowitz, Adv. (*)
Adv. Rabinowitz specializes in commercial law, consumer law, regulation, commercial agreements and foreign trade. With over 10 years of experience in commercial law and consumer law, Adv. Rabinowitz accompanies various business clients, from ongoing legal services to small and medium-sized businesses to large-scale corporations seeking professional and specific legal advice on Regulatory and other matters. Adv. Rabinowitz also accompanies international transactions and conducting negotiations with foreign business entities.
Shoshana Rabinowitz previously served as the Director of the Legal Department of the Tel Aviv and the Central Israel Chamber of Commerce and Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce. During this period, she consulted many Israeli leading companies in sectors such as retail, internet sales, wholesale, jewelry, communication, importers (car parts, medical devices, food supplements, medicine, orthopedic equipment, fireworks, cigars and cigarettes) the seed industry, the Israeli Association for Transport, The Israeli Car Rental and Leasing Association.
Shoshana has represented the interests of small and medium suppliers in bankruptcy procedures (Mega, Eden Teva Market, Dr. Baby) and successfully navigated legislation initiatives from bill status to becoming an official Israeli Law. One such example is the passing of the Commercial Agency Law in 2012. She frequently participated in legislative committees of the Knesset representing the interests of the business sector on matters such as the amendment to the consumer protection law adding administrative enforcement, the amendment in the standard contract law, laws applying to distance selling, spam law, as well as mandatory refunds after sales. Shoshana is frequently invited to lecture on several trade law topics for the Israel Bar Association and at professional conferences.
Adv. Rabinowitz also serves as a mediator of the court in consumer affairs and is Head of the legal committee of “Public Trust”, an Israeli organization promoting fair trade. In addition she serves as a member of the International Trade Law Committee of the Israel Bar Association – Tel Aviv District. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Israeli Institute for Commercial Arbitration, which was founded by the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and headed by Supreme Judge (Ret.) Ayala Proccacia. Shoshana is involved in international arbitration cases at the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration (ICC).
2010-2016 Director of the Legal Department of the Tel Aviv and Central Israel Chamber of Commerce and Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce;
2016- Present – Head of the legal committee of “Public Trust”;
Mediator of the court in consumer affairs;
Member of the International Commercial Law Committee of the Israel Bar Association;
Israeli Bar Association, since 2006
LL.B., Academic Center for Law and Business;
BA., Political Science and Russian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem;
(*) Of Counsel