Lior Aharon

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Position: Partner

 Energy & InfrastructureCorporate & M&A

  aharon@erm-law.com

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Summary

Lior is a partner in the firm’s energy and infrastructure and corporate and M&A practices. Lior specialises in projects, corporate and commercial transactions. He has extensive experience advising multinational and local clients in relation to complex projects in the energy sector in Israel and abroad, with specific expertise in renewable energy. In this context, Lior serves as the legal counsel of the Green Energy Companies Association of Israel. Lior also advises local companies on a wide range of corporate and financial matters.

Clients & Deals

  • Tahal on the sale of its equity interests in a project company developing a 344MW hydroelectricity pumped-storage power plant in Kochav Hayarden.
  • Focal Energy in India on the legal, corporate, project and finance aspects of the construction of four solar energy ground plants, with a total capacity of 64MW.
  • Solaer in respect of the financing of a photovoltaic power plant with an aggregate capacity of 37.5MW and on the sale of its equity interests in the project.
  • Andbank on its acquisition of a controlling interest in Sigma Investment House.
  • Infimer Technologies and its shareholders on the company’s merger, by way of a share exchange, with EZ Energy, a Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange listed company.
  • Supergas in respect of the financing a photovoltaic power plants with an aggregate capacity of approximately 40MW in Israel.

Recognition

Legal500 has recognised Lior’s expertise in the Projects and Energy field.

Chambers and Partners has described Lior as a “very service-oriented and business oriented lawyer” and as “very thorough, responsible and fast-reacting, with good business law knowledge.”

 

Past Experience

Prior to joining Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), Lior worked in the capital markets department of a major Israeli law firm, where he advised clients in relation to corporate law, securities work, public offerings and commercial law.

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Israel Bar Association (2005).

Languages

  • Hebrew.
  • English.

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