Shimrit Melman

Hebrew and English
Netanya Academic College, LL.B., 2009.
Israel Bar Association, 2010

Shimrit specializes in the different aspects of corporate insolvency and reconstruction, receivership and creditor arrangements and has extensive experience in assisting companies in difficulties. She has been involved in complex insolvency proceedings in Israel, including high-profile cases, among other things providing representation to court-appointed officers and legal counseling to companies and company officers in these areas.

Shimrit began her internship in a commercial law firm in 2009, focusing mainly on litigation. Following her certification as a lawyer, she served as an attorney for the Tel Aviv and Central District at the Office of the Official Receiver in the Ministry of Justice, where she was responsible for all personal bankruptcy and corporate insolvency proceedings in the Tel Aviv and Central District Courts. Subsequently, she served as an attorney in the legal department of the Administrator General and Official Receiver Division of the Ministry of Justice, where she dealt with appeals to the Supreme Court, appearing also as counsel in these cases. In addition, she was involved in the resolution of market-wide insolvency issues and in the enactment of laws governing insolvency, including the Insolvency and Economic Rehabilitation Law, 5778-2018.

In mid-2016 she began working as an attorney in the Commercial Department of the Lipa Meir law firm, moving to Shimonov & Co. when Adv. Amir Bartov joined our firm.