Shmuel  Lechner


Head of Real Estate

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"Shmuel has vast experience, and he is both very intelligent and has real know-how in making deals. He is a top real estate lawyer in Israel."
Chambers Global 2022: Real Estate

Shmuel Lechner is head of Naschitz Brandes Amir’s Real Estate Practice and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Recognized as one of the top national deal-makers in the field of real estate, Mr. Lechner is consistently cited by such leading international and domestic ranking guides as Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Dun’s, and BDI.


With decades of broad experience in real estate law, Mr. Lechner provides clients with invaluable advice in complex transactions and large-scale real estate projects. He regularly represents entrepreneurs, developers, and private owners with respect to all stages of the planning and execution of residential and commercial projects, including planning and zoning, financing, taxation, and other related matters. His extensive client roster includes some of the leading public construction and development companies in the Israeli market.


Mr. Lechner is a frequent speaker and lecturer on matters of real estate law. Due to his rich experience and expertise, Mr. Lechner is often asked to comment on legislation in the real estate sector. In addition, Mr. Lechner is deeply involved in the activities of the Israel Bar Association, and he also acts as a legal advisor to the Tel-Aviv Organization of Builders and Constructors.


LL.B., Tel Aviv University (1989)


Israel (1991)