Dalit Ben-Israel

Dalit
Ben-Israel

Partner
Head of IT Privacy & Data Protection

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"Dalit Ben-Israel is an excellent lawyer. She is commercially oriented but also very precise and she delivers excellent products. Dalit's knowledge of Israeli privacy law is encyclopaedic."
Chambers Global 2024: IT & Data Protection

Dalit Ben-Israel, head of Naschitz Brandes Amir's IT, Privacy & Data Protection practice and a leading member of the firm's Commercial Group, is a prominent expert in Computer, Information Technology, Cyber, Privacy, and Data Protection Law. She has deep experience representing corporations in a broad range of international and domestic corporate and commercial transactions, with a particular emphasis on information technology and technology transactions. Her broad scope of work includes drafting and negotiation of complex information technology transactions, including licensing, cloud, and SaaS offerings, Big Data, Open Source, outsourcing, and complex IT project agreements, as well as internet-related legal and contractual issues. She advises computer and software companies, IT service providers, media and communication companies, and hi-tech and commercial corporations.

 

Dalit is a seasoned expert in the field of cyber, privacy, and data protection, with a wealth of experience in regulatory compliance, drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements and procedures, handling data breach cases and security incidents, addressing spam issues, and providing guidance to insurance companies on cyber insurance coverage. She works closely with the firm's Hi-Tech, M&A, and Capital Markets practices on privacy and cyber due diligence and offers valuable transactional support in her areas of expertise. Additionally, she provides support to Naschitz Brandes Amir’s Litigation practice with privacy and spam-related litigation, including class actions. Dalit is also a frequent speaker and writer on various privacy and cyber-related topics and offers training on Israeli privacy and European data privacy legislation (largely GDPR) compliance issues.

 

Before joining Naschitz Brandes Amir, Dalit spent 26 years at Hermann Makov & Co., where she started as an associate and advanced to partner, ultimately leading the commercial department. Dalit has consistently earned recognition for her expertise, receiving rankings from Chambers Global for IT & Data Protection and recommendations by the Legal 500 EMEA for Commercial Transactions.

 

 

Organizational Affiliations: 

 

  • IAPP- The International Association of Privacy Professionals - Member
  • IAPP Tel-Aviv KnowledgeNet - Co-Chair (2019-2020)
  • OneTrust PrivacyConnect Tel-Aviv -  Chapter Chair (2021–current)
  • Data Protection Officer Course – the Legal Arts Institution, Tel-Aviv University - Lecturer (2018-current)

 

Recognition: 

 

"Dalit Ben-Israel is particularly well regarded for her expertise in GDPR matters. She also
advises clients on cybersecurity concerns." (Chambers Global 2022: IT & Data Protection)

 

"Dalit is a pleasure to work with. She is kind, courteous and sharp." (Chambers Global 2024: IT & Data Protection)

 

"Dalit is an IT and privacy professional with exceptional experience in complex IT agreements and projects. She leads an excellent team which always comes up with excellent solutions to the most complicated situations." (Legal 500 EMEA 2024: Commercial/Transactions)

 

"Exceptional experience, skills and legal knowledge in both complex IT agreements and privacy matters, as well as the creation of highly useful legal products." (Legal 500 EMEA 2024: Commercial/Transactions)

Education

LL.B, Tel-Aviv University (1989)
LL.M (cum laude), Tel-Aviv University (1997)


Admission

Israel (1990)


Languages

Hebrew

English