Gal Shani

Managing Partner

Gal serves as managing partner at Yossi Levy & Co., and focuses on the field of tenders.

He has broad experience in assisting tender committees. Gal has conducted numerous Israeli and international tenders and competitive proceedings for the purchase of goods, services, construction, and infrastructure using various methods (B.O.T, C.M, T.K), and complex communications tenders, as well as complex computer and technology tenders combined with software and hardware. In this framework, he formulates the legal and professional principles of the tender and drafting tender agreements with particular emphasis on the required balance between the commercial and professional needs of the public body and the provisions of the law. Gal is also assists in formulating a full response to clarification questions in the process of examining the proposals, as well as assisting litigation proceedings in various jurisdictions.

He assists Israeli and international groups and corporations in the private sector in their incorporation proceedings and biddings for complex tenders, including managing negotiations among group members, as well as drafting consortium agreements, joint venture agreements, sub-contracting agreements. Gal specializes in regulation and corporate governance in the field of tenders law. He has also taken an active part in preparing explanatory legislative memoranda for amendments to the Mandatory Tenders Regulations. Gal conducts lectures and training seminars for tenders committees and officials in senior executive positions and assists public bodies in establishing organizational structures and formulating methodologies, internal procedures and guidelines for managing contract proceedings in accordance with the Mandatory Tenders Regulations.

As part of his work, Gal provides legal counsel in the area of administrative and tenders law for various public and private institutions, including statutory corporations, government ministries, municipalities and municipality corporations, water and sewage corporations, government companies, security firms, higher education institutions, and hybrid public/ private entities. The clients he serves includes Israel Water Authority, Netivei Israel, Israel Railways, Ministry of Defense, Shavit Management Services, Yuvalim Ashdod Water and Sewage Corporation, Tel Aviv University, Clalit Health Services, Inter-University Computing Center, Sites Tourism Development Corporation in Tel Aviv, Kiryat Bialik Municipality, Partner Communications, Afcon Group, Shtang Construction, Ya’Acobi Brothers Group (YSB) and others.

Representative Matters:
Comprehensive handling of the procurement, tender, construction, and operation of the Ramon International Airport in Timna, estimated at 1.7 billion NIS;
Counseling the execution of the Polynomial Project for the Ministry of Defense, estimated at 2 billion NIS.
Comprehensive handling of the procurement, tender, and construction of the eastern railway project for Netivei Israel, estimated at 6 billion NIS;
Comprehensive handling of the procurement, tender, and construction of the technological and international systems CUTE and HBS, whose total costs are estimated at hundreds of millions of shekels;
Counseling the execution of the Ashdod sewage treatment plant project, whose cost is estimated at 140 million NIS for the Yuvalim Water Corporation;
Comprehensive handling of the procurement, tender, construction, and operation of a hotel in the Ben Gurion Airport, whose cost is estimated at 100 million NIS;
Formulating the methodology and arranging and drafting the comprehensive procedures and contracting proceedings in accordance with the Mandatory Tenders Regulations for the Israel Airports Authority and Netivei Israel, including comprehensive implementation and training for hundreds of employees at different levels;




Areas of Practice

Year of Accreditation

Israel bar association, 2004


LL.B. (suma cum laude), Bar-Ilan University, 2003
LL.M. (cum laude), Bar-Ilan University, 2004