Yuval Shalheveth’s practice focuses on commercial, banking and real estate law, representing clients in a broad variety of matters including real estate, commercial, banking and financing transactions as well as in telecommunication, PFI projects and tenders.
Yuval represents banks on various matters. Among other things, Yuval consults on matters relating to ISDA agreements and derivatives; assists on regulatory matters; assisted banks with the implementation of Basel II and the review of the legal requirements thereof; represents an Israeli bank in proceedings with various Lehman Brothers companies; represented the controlling shareholders of one of Israel's largest banks in the acquisition of the said bank.
Yuval represents bidders and offerors in various PFI/BOT tenders and assists concessionaires in the performance of such projects, including the representation of the operator of the first privately operated prison in Israel both during the tender process and during the performance of the project. Yuval also represented parties in many public PFI tenders (e.g. Police Training Center, Ashalim Solar Power Plants, Governmental Centers, Ashdod Hospital, State's Archive, Hadassah Biotechnology Park and others).
Yuval also assists various private clients in the planning and management of their family wealth.
Yuval received his LLB from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1996. In 2008, Yuval received his LL.M from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in a joint program with Georgetown University, Washington DC.
Yuval was admitted to the Israel Bar in 1997.
Yuval joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2006.
Yuval is fluent in Hebrew and English.