David T. Osborne

David T. Osborne

Partner
David Osborne's practice focuses on Mergers & Acquisitions transactions, and advises Israeli and international clients on a broad range of matters involving commercial and property transactions. His experience includes complex joint ventures, partnerships, mergers/competition law, investment and loan agreements and assisting Israeli companies in setting up suitable corporate structures for their international activities. He represents clients of all sizes, from multi-national companies to private individuals.

A particular area of focus has been working with emerging growth technology companies, for whom David has undertaken many different corporate transactions. David's practice also covers international real estate transactions. His expertise includes complex joint ventures and he has drafted and advised global/international hotel groups on their franchise and management agreements.

David also co-heads the Family Wealth Management practice, advising high net worth private clients in Israel and abroad, with issues regarding the management of their family wealth and assets and their transfer to future generations, in the optimum and most efficient manner, while preserving and safeguarding their value.

Prior to joining Yigal Arnon & Co in 1993, David worked in London for ten years, at "Nabarro (now merged into the firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang)" (1983 to 1987) and as a partner in a respected West End practice.

David's clients in recent years include:Unilever, Medtronic, Greif, Cisco Systems, Hutchison Whampoa, Rolls-Royce, Citibank, Tyco, Orbond, Nike, Air Products, Rothschild Fund, British Israel Investments.  David is also counsel for the Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (‘BIRD’).

David joined the firm in 1993 and became a partner in 1999.

David has an M.A. (Hons) from St. John’s College, Oxford University (1975 to 1978).
David was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1985 and to the Israel Bar in 1994.
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