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Advocate Oren Shenkar

Oren Shenkar, Adv.


Oren Shenkar is a founding partner of Shenkar Lax & Co.

Oren's main areas of practice are M&As and commercial law. Oren provides support to leading Israeli and international companies in complex transactions in various fields. He is considered a pioneer and a leading attorney in the field of medical cannabis in Israel and took an active part in founding joint ventures in several countries where activities in the field of medical cannabis were authorized. Additionally, Oren represents VCs and startups in investment transactions and in the process of raising capital. Throughout the years, Oren has continued to represent leading Israeli and international corporations in substantial deals both in Israel and abroad and he has accumulated vast experience  in international M&As.


Between 1999-2003, Oren practiced at Sulllivan & Cromwell in New York, rated one of the three most prestigious law firms in the US, where he was involved in multimillion dollar M&A transactions. Prior to the establishment of Shenkar Lax & Co., Oren was a partner in two other leading Israeli law firms.   



  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B., 1995), with distinction

  • Columbia University in New York (LL.M., 1999), recipient of the Walter Gellhorn Prize, awarded to the student graduating first in his class


Bar Certification

Israel Bar Association - 1996

New York State Bar Association - 2000

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