6 Abba Hillel Silver Rd,
Ramat Gan 5250608,
Tel: 972 3 610 3899
Fax: 972 3 610 3969
Dalia is universally recognized as Israel’s leading banking lawyer and heads the firm’s banking practice. Dalia represents clients in matters of banking, financial services and capital markets, corporate governance, securities law, credit facilities and related regulatory issues. Dalia specializes in commercial law and has rich experience in mergers and acquisitions, privatization of banks and other governmental institutions, spin-offs, mergers, tender offers and other complex transactions. Dalia also specializes in corporate governance and related regulatory requirements, and she has extensive experience in representing clients before the Bank of Israel, the Ministry of Finance, the Supervisor of Insurance and the Israeli Securities Authority. Her notable clients include Israel’s largest financial institutions, such as Bank Leumi, Dexia Bank, Bank Igud, Phoenix Insurance Co., controlling shareholders of banks and insurance companies and other private clients. Dalia has served for over 25 years as the legal advisor for the board of directors of Bank Leumi.
For the past decade, Dalia has been consistently ranked as a leader and a highly recommended individual in the field of banking, finance and regulations by prominent international legal guides such as Chambers, the Legal 500, European Legal Experts, Practical Law Company, Guides Expert and Who’s Who Legal.
In 2003, Dalia Tal was recognized by the Israeli Bar Association as of the leading “Women in Law”, for her accomplishments in the private sector.
Dalia began her career at the Bank of Israel and the Supervisor of Banks where she served for 13 years as a senior attorney in the Bank of Israel’s legal department with responsibility for currency control and the supervision of banks. During her tenure at the Bank of Israel, Dalia took the lead in handling the legal aspects of a major crisis involving shares of publicly-traded Israeli bank shares and the subsequent collapse of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. She also successfully represented the Supervisor of Banks before the Beiski Commission appointed by the Government to look into this collapse and before the State Comptroller.
Dalia teaches a workshop in “Management Aspects of Corporate Governance” at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. She has also lectured for many years in her fields of expertise, including at the Tel Aviv University Business School, the Institute for Advanced Studies for Lawyers and in other forums, on commercial law topics such as banking, financing, mergers, corporate governance and administrative enforcement.
Prior to the merger that created Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal, Dalia was a founding partner of Kantor, Elhanani Tal & Co.