Nir Cohen Sasson


Attorney Nir Cohen Sasson has been a partner in the firm since 2012.

Nir practices in the area of corporate and securities in Israel, with an emphasis on securities and M&A in public companies traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd (“TASE”).

Nir acts for public companies in initial public offerings and secondary market offerings, as well as other legal matters involving companies traded on TASE in their day-to-day corporate activities and during the complex process of capital markets’ transactions.

Nir represents corporations in a broad range of domestic corporate and commercial transactions, with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and tender offerings relating to public companies in Israel.

Apart from Nir ‘s expertise in M & A transactions, Advocate Cohen Sasson accompanies reorganization transactions (in accordance to the mergers’ act of the Income Tax Ordinance). Nir also represents many clients in different and versatile investment ventures (i.e. – formation of partnerships, founders’ agreements, shareholders’ agreements and cooperation agreements), by accompanying the client through all the stages of the certain venture.

Legal500: “For some clients, Shimonov & Co. Advocates is ‘the best law firm for Israeli capital markets advice’; this boutique firm sits ‘at the top of its field’ and ‘the lawyers’ dedication and investment is beyond words’. Clients include Elad Global and Israel Petrochemical Enterprises. Founding partner Israel Shimonov is ‘a top expert and certainly one of the most creative lawyers today’, and recently promoted partner Nir Cohen Sasson is ‘very professional and attentive’ “



Hebrew and English


Tel Aviv University, LL.B., Buchmann Faculty of Law, 2005;
Tel Aviv University, B.A. Economics, 2005.


Israel Bar Association, 2006.