Dr. Debborah Abitbol, Doctor

Dr. Debborah Abitbol specializes in international criminal law. She mainly focuses on extradition procedures between France and Israel. She has also noted expertise in Business Association law, Tax law and provides support to her professional and individual clients who want to set up in Israel.  

Dr. Debborah Abitbol holds a PhD in International Law from the Université Paris II Pantheon-Assas, as well as a Master in Judicial Careers and a DEA in International Trade Law.

Dr. Debborah Abitbol is a member of the Paris and Israeli Bar Associations.

Before founding Abitbol & Associés, Dr. Debborah Abitbol worked in Paris at Clifford Chance (department of international law) and at Groupe consultant France, specializing in international taxation.

From 2001 to 2004, Dr Abitbol worked for the criminal section and under the Vice-prosecutor’s command of the Paris Court.

Since 2009, Dr. Debborah Abitbol is an external consultant to the Israeli Ministry of Justice and to the “public defender’s office”.

Languages : French, English, Hebrew

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Mr. Avraham Cohen, Partner 

Mr. Avraham Cohen has been practicing as an attorney at Law and Notary in Israel for almost 40 years. As a Partner, he has noted expertise in real estate, estate management and criminal law.

Under Mr. Cohen’s leadership, Abitbol & Associés specializes in real estate and provides to its professional clients all the expertise required to ensure the security of complex transactions.

Mr. Cohen’s passion for criminal law has made him a successful attorney.

Mr. Cohen successfully defended entrepreneurs involved in criminal matters and has reputably secured many acquittals (e.g Dror, Wizman and Mizrahi cases).

Mr. Avraham Cohen graduated from the University of Bar Ilan in law and from the University of Strasbourg in Eastern law (DEA).

He founded his law office in 1977,  has been appointed as a consultant by the Israeli Ministry of Defense and is also entitled to plead before disciplinary and military courts.

Since 1977, Mr. Cohen also works as a Notary in Israel.

Renowned for his legal experience, Mr. Cohen shares his experience in these fields with Abitbol & Associés clients.

Languages : Hebrew, French, English


Mrs Vered Birger, Of Counsel

Mrs Vered Birger specializes in criminal Law and criminal Law and criminal labour and employement Law  litigation in Israel. She also practices public law and aspects of litigation.

Mrs Vered Birger has been admitted to the Israeli bar since 1994.

Between 2009 and 2012, Mrs Birger also served as head of the criminal committee (Israel Bar Association).

Mrs Vered Birger is a graduate of the College “Menahel” Tel Aviv (LLB and LLM in Law) and frequently lectures on criminal issues.

Mrs Birger has founded her own law office in 2008 and has since represented notable white collar cases.

Mrs Vered Birger has joined Abitbol & Associes into which she brings her proven experience in litigation.

Languages : Hébreu, Anglais, Arabe

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Mr. Benjamin Bonan, Of Counsel

Benjamin Bonan specializes in business law and bankruptcy law. Doing so, he intervenes on complex deals related to business criminal law and tax law, at Abitbol & Associates.

Law PhD student, under the direction of Professor F. X. Lucas (University Paris I), Benjamin Bonan works on the subject of the verification of liabilities in bankruptcy.

He graduated from the University of Paris I – Pantheon Sorbonne – (Master 2 “Business and economy Law”) and the University of Paris-Dauphine (Master 2 “Company Law”).

He is a member of the Paris Bar since 2013.

From 2007 to 2013, he completed internships in several business law firms.

In 2011, Benjamin Bonan published an article entitled The TUP and inputs part of assets between tensions and reassurances, the journal of law and business. Forthcoming an article relating to The Expert’s section 1845-3 of the civil Code which he is also the author.

Languages : French, English, Hebrew