Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co. (formally, Chaim Zelichov & Co.) was founded in 2005, following the separation of Adv. Chaim Zelichov, the firm’s senior partner, from the law firm of M. Seligman & Co. (to date, Goldfarb-Seligman& Co.), at which he served as a senior partner, and the head of the insurance, torts and medical malpractice department.
Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co., is considered to be one of the leading and most prominent law firms in Israel in the field of Insurance law and Medical Malpractice.
Our form is ranked in the 1st tier in Insurance Law in highly prestigious publications such as the Legal 500, Dun & Bradstreet, BDI Coface etc.
Adv. Chaim Zelichov and Adv. Zvika Zelichov, were ranked as Leading Individuals in the 2018 Legal 500 publication.
In the framework of our insurance legal practice, our firm represents major Israeli insurance companies such as Migdal Insurance Company Ltd., Clal Insurance Company Ltd., Ayalon Medical Risk Management Ltd. and Menora- Mivtachim Insurance Company Ltd.
As part of insurance claims, we represented and/or representing some major corporations and entities such as Intel Electronics Ltd., Pelephone Communication Ltd., Mirs Communication Ltd., Netafim Ltd., The Municipality of Jerusalem, the Municipality of Netanya, Medtechnica Ltd., Rotem Amfert Negev Ltd., Tornos SA, Tower semiconductors Ltd., Tadiran Group Ltd., Elbit Systems Ltd., Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. and many more.
Our firm represented and is representing international insurers and reinsurers such as Munich-Re, Assicurazioni Generali, Swiss-Re, AIG, The Medical Defence Union in London, HDI, INA Assitalia, XL-Insurance, QBE, Zurich-Re and more. In this framework, our firm has close business relations with leading surveyors and adjustors’ corporation in the London insurance market. Also, our firm is advising and assisting English Law Firms on Israeli insurance Law on a regular basis.
Our firm which was established as an “insurance boutique law firm”, practices almost exclusively with insurance law, and to date is considered to be one of the biggest law firms in this field in the Israeli legal market.
Our firm’s partners who are leading the firm are as follows: .1 Adv. Chaim Zelichov, the firm’s senior partner, who has 43 years of legal experience in Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice, Torts, Commercial and Civil litigation, Professional Negligence, Arbitration, Mediation etc. .2 Adv. Yaron Ben-Dan, who has 23 years of experience in Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice, Torts and Motor-Vehicle accidents claims, Mediation etc. .3 Adv. Zvika Zelichov, the firm’s managing partner, who has 20 year of experience in Insurance Law with special expertise in all aspects of Property Claims, Professional Negligence, Contracts law, Arbitration, Mediation, Commercial and Civil litigation.
In the beginning of 2015, Adv. Inbal Atias, who started her clerkship in our firm and served as an associate for 12 years, was promoted to serve as a junior partner in the firm.
Our firm is expanding rapidly, and our legal staff is increasing on an annual basis, following some of the new projects that our firm is involved with at present.
Our firm’s legal services in the insurance market include, inter alia, not only awarding our clients with all the required services concerning Coverage issues and Third Party Administration (TPA) but also the actual representation of our clients (insurers, reinsurers and insureds) in courts, arbitrations and mediations (in Israel as well as in the framework of international institutions (such as the ICC, LCIA etc.)).