Esther Koren

Partner Mergers & Acquisitions
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Esther Koren

Partner Mergers & Acquisitions

Attorney (and C.P.A) Esther Koren, Senior Partner, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Head of the Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Department at Gross Law Firm.

Esther specializes in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law, as well as engaging in corporate reorganization and creditor arrangements, compensation and incentive schemes, and executive compensation.

Esther regularly counsels and advises major Israeli concerns in connection with their corporate and securities law issues, mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings. Esther is a licensed C.P.A. and is frequently consulted by clients on the legal implications and structuring of tax driven transactions.

Additionally, Esther is a lecturer at the Israeli Bar Association and teaches in courses for directors and officers at the Tel Aviv University. She previously served as a member of the advisory board of the Bank of Israel, and of the Public Committee for Government Housing Assistance.

Esther joined GKH in 1993, and has been a partner since 1999.

Prestigious ranking firm, The Legal 500, mentions Esther as a recommended lawyer in their 2020 Guide (as well as in previous guides), in the Commercial, Corporate and M&A field and describes her as “knowledgeable and easy to work with. Esther Koren has original and strong-thinking , which gives you confidence when making decisions.”

The IFLR guide to the world’s leading financial law firms has named Esther as highly regarded, in the IFLR1000 2019 rankings.

According to Chambers & Partners 2018 Global Guide: “Esther Koren is noted by market sources for her M&A and securities expertise. She advised ChemChina and its subsidiary Hubei Sanonda on its cross-border acquisition of ADAMA Agricultural Solutions.”

Esther was once again mentioned in the Chambers & Partners 2020 Global Guide: “Esther Koren is a really good lawyer who is very easy to work with. She is sought out for her advice on various corporate mandates, and corporate restructurings in particular.”


LL.M., Tel Aviv University, 2010

LL.B., Tel Aviv University, 1993

B.A., Accounting and Economics, 1989


Israel Bar Association, 1994.
Licensed C.P.A., Israel, 1993.


Hebrew, English.