Heled Law represents some of Israel’s largest employers, building on our proven experience in labor law, ongoing consulting, contract drafting and crisis management and being trusted for professional and responsible
The ongoing consulting provided by Heled Law covers close legal advice to management boards, divisions and HR units on topics such as the following: • Work contracts • Handling crisis situation with employees • Employee recruitment • Employment conditions • Individual and group dismissal from work • Confidentiality, post-employment restrictions, and non-competition clauses • Preventing damage to goodwill and intellectual property • Advice on increased enforcement of labor laws, including implementation of employer’s duties and support in claims filed against employers under the law; • Assistance to employers in obtaining permits, including a permit to dismiss an employee who is pregnant or undergoing fertility treatments, permit for overtime, nighttime and work on rest days, and more.
Heled Law counsels to employers and companies on negotiations, the wording of recruitment, employment, transition, and retirement agreement, as well as on “tailor made” contracts that involve overseas employment, relocation and end-of-contract benefits (severance agreement).
We represent employers and corporations in the labor courts and in other instances in lawsuits filed by current and past employees or workers associations. We have extensive experience in representing employers in claims involving a breach of rights under work contracts and the work law and in issues involving confidentiality, prevention of commercial wrongs, work relationship and work termination.
In cases of sexual harassment in the workplace, we offer sensitive, personalized and fast representation in the labor courts and in disciplinary proceedings. We manage the incident and advise to the management throughout all stages, from verifying the claims under the law to decision making at the end of the review. When necessary, we provide external investigation services in compliance with the Law on Prevention of Sexual Harassment.
Our Firm specializes in providing ongoing legal support for companies in the process of setup, restructuring (for example, as a result of merger or acquisition), liquidation or downsizing. We have accumulated extensive experience in planning the legal aspects of human resources systems and drawing up the legal arrangements required for a company establishment, including bylaws, incorporation documents, and employment and retirement contracts.
Our body of knowledge and experience in labor law and pension schemes is highly valuable when bidding on tenders and in M&A processes including the due diligence stage.