October 21, 2021

How Can Foreign Attorney Become a Licensed Lawyer In Israel?


There are two ways for a foreigner to practice law in Israel. It is important to say that the important thing to look at is not the nationality of the individual, rather where did he get his degree. In Israel, there are two kinds of foreign lawyers: those who studied and finished their degree abroad, and want to be registered as foreign lawyers to represent clients in the countries where they are registered, and those who studied and finished their degree abroad but want to be licensed to practice Israeli law.
Regarding the former, all the applicants have to pass the Examination of professional ethics for foreign lawyers seeking to provide foreign law service and advice in Israel, in addition to prove knowledge of the Hebrew language.
Regarding the latter, in order to obtain an Israeli license to practice law, all the applicants have to pass the Examination on the Laws of the State of Israel, which consists on 8 different exams (Property Law, Criminal law, Civil Procedure and Professional Ethics, Family and Inheritance Law, Commercial Law 1, Commercial Law 2, Constitutional and Administrative Law, and Law of Obligations, Labor and Social Security), in addition to prove knowledge of the Hebrew language. After passing all the exams, the applicant has to start a specialization of 18 months either in a Public or Private Office, in order to be able to take the Certification Exam of the Israel Bar Association.
It is important to say that currently, according to the Regulations of the Bar Association (Examination procedures in the law of the State of Israel, in professional ethics applicable to foreign lawyers and in the examination of certification for law) - 1962, applicants have to finish the 18 month long specialization in order to take the Certification Exam of the Israel Bar Association. Nevertheless, these conditions are subject to changes so it's good to assess current regulations with the Bar Association.

Costumer Testimonials

  • Bijan Z
    I chatted with someone on the company's website late last night, provided a brief description of my question regarding inheritance law in Israel, and the person told me that someone will call me at 9:00AM this morning.
    I received a call from Michael right at 9:00AM today, asking about my question. He patiently listened to my question and asked additional questions to be clear about my question. Michael then provided all the information as free consultation and kept talking to me till I had full clarification on my question.
    He was very professional talking to me and answering to all my questions and provided suggestions where needed.
    I am very happy that I called Menora Law and talked to Michael.
    Thank you Michael.
  • Gal G

    I had a problem with complicated Israel inheritance case in Israel and I hired the Israeli Attorney from Menora Law Firm ,they was high professional and honest with my inheritance case in Israel and they also helped me with real estate and assets in Israel, if you looking for strong Israeli Attorney in Los Angeles who practice law for Israel and especially With succession in Israel, this is the one of the best Israel law firm in California who can really help you.
  • Ed E

    I called Menora law to speak with an Israeli lawyer who knows about inheritance in Israel. I have received advice from Michael, who helped me a lot, I hope to hire him in the future to manage my inheritance case in Israel.
MORE TESTIMONIALS

Menora Israeli Law Firm

Our Israeli attorneys specialize in Israeli law since 2007.
The office of Monera Israeli law in Los Angeles help clients with inheritance in Israel and estate in Israel, purchase & sell real estate in Israel, open a business in Israel or invest in a startup in Israel.
CONTACT US
Zoom
Call
WhatsApp
Chat
chevron-down-circle linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram