Shiri Shaham has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate, commercial, securities, financing and banking matters and is considered a leading lawyer in her areas of practice.
Shiri has represented numerous clients in mergers and acquisitions, public securities and debt offerings, and in private placements and joint ventures. She has also represented domestic and international banks and financial institutions in complex financing transactions as well as on regulatory matters, and is advising leading international financial institutions, such as ISDA, ICMA and ISLA on Israeli legal issues.
Shiri’s numerous recognitions include consistent rankings in Chambers Global in both the Banking & Finance Israel and Capital Markets Israel categories. Chambers refers to her “stellar reputation in the area of securities” and advising on “major cross-border project and acquisitions finance”, with Chambers’ sources characterizing Shiri as a “superb finance lawyer” and “very clever” in her capital markets practice.
Shiri is singled out as a “Hall of Fame” lawyer in Banking and Finance and in Capital Markets by The Legal 500 guide.
She is ranked repeatedly by publications such as IFLR1000 and Legal Experts’ Europe, Middle East & Africa guide, and is also listed in Who’s Who Legal who ranks Shiri as being among the world’s leading attorneys in the Capital Markets and Corporate fields.
Shiri lectures at leading domestic and international conferences on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and Israeli financial laws.
Shiri received her law degree, magna cum laude, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1990 and her LL.M., first class, from Cambridge University in 1992, where she was also nominated as a Pegasus Scholar. Shiri was admitted to the Israel Bar in 1991, joined the firm in 1992 and became a partner in 1998.