Joel has been a Partner at Mishcon de Reya since joining in 2006. He advises and acts for entrepreneurs and company owners from a wide variety of business sectors, with a large part of his practice having an international aspect.
Joel can turn his hand to many legal disciplines. This is highlighted by his practice, which includes non-contentious and contentious corporate and commercial matters such as mergers and acquisitions, domestic and cross-border joint ventures, private equity transactional work, corporate finance real estate transactions, global tax planning, corporate and commercial related litigation.
Joel has a particular interest and experience in international arbitration including acting as arbitrator in complex international commercial disputes.
Joel has considerable experience in the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary teams within the firm and involving external firms in multiple jurisdictions. He has a wide network of professional and business relationships, in particular within Europe, Central and Eastern European countries, Israel and the USA.
A tough negotiator who always fights relentlessly for his clients, Joel is notable for his lateral thinking and the commercial and pragmatic solutions he offers clients as a result.
Joel sits on the advisory board of two global high-tech investment funds.
He was born and educated in Vienna and holds an LLB from Bar Ilan University, Israel and a Master's Degree in Law from London University. He is fluent, and can work professionally, in German, Hebrew and English.
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Speechly Bircham
Partner, Rakisons (now part of US law firm Steptoe Jones)
Bar Ilan University and London University