David Osborne focuses on mergers and acquisitions and advises Israeli and international clients on a broad range of matters that involve commercial and property transactions. His areas of expertise include complex joint ventures, partnerships, mergers/competition law, investment and loan agreements and assisting Israeli companies in setting up suitable corporate structures for their international activities. He represents clients of all sizes, from private individuals to multinational companies.
A particular area of focus for David has been working with emerging growth technology companies, for which he has undertaken many different corporate transactions. David's practice also covers international real estate transactions. His handles complex joint ventures and drafts and advises global/international hotel groups on their franchise and management agreements.
David also co-heads the firm’s Family Wealth Management practice, advising high-net-worth private clients in Israel and abroad in regard to the management of their family wealth and assets, and their transfer to future generations.
David’s recognitions have included rankings by Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Legal Experts’ Europe, Middle East & Africa guide.
Prior to joining Yigal Arnon & Co in 1993, David worked in London at "Nabarro (now merged into the firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang) and as a partner in a respected West End practice.
David earned an M.A., with honors, from St. John’s College, Oxford University in 1978. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1985 and to the Israel Bar in 1994. David joined the firm in 1993 and became a partner in 1999.