Ariella, originally from England, advises local and international entrepreneurs, private and public companies, start-ups, corporate ventures, private equity and venture capital funds.
Ariella’s clients engaged in a wide range of high tech activities, including, life sciences, medical devices, digital health, mobility, blockchain, IOT, financial services, cyber security, as well as low-tech industries.
Ariella skilfully guides her clients in drafting and negotiating multi-layered corporate and commercial agreements, including establishing strategic partnerships, raising capital, complex cross-border mergers and share and asset acquisitions, as well as distribution, franchise, licensing and manufacturing agreements – all the while considering each client’s unique commercial concerns.
Ariella also has extensive experience in advising on healthcare matters, including clinical trials, regulatory issues (data protection, registration, reimbursement and licenses) and manufacturing, distribution, licensing and supply agreements.
Prior to joining Barnea, she served as a research assistant to Professor Daphne Barak-Erez (current Supreme Court Justice) and as a foreign clerk to former Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch.
Ariella has been endorsed by the prestigious ranking guides Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR for her work.
University of Birmingham, England (LL.B Hons.), 2005
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2008
News and updates - Ariella Dreyfuss:
Barnea Represented Cyberx Shareholder in Microsoft Acquisition
We represented Inven Capital, a Czech-based VC fund and a shareholder in Cyberx Israel, an Israeli IoT & ICS cybersecurity startup, in Cyberx's sale to Microsoft for USD 165 million. CyberX has gained tremendous customer growth, with a number of leading companies using its IoT security platform to protect their web facilities. Cyberx has raised about USD 48 million since its inception in 2013. This is Microsoft’s eighth acquisition in Israel in the last decade.
Doing Business in Israel – Practical Law
This year, we were once again responsible for preparing the QA guide on doing business in Israel for the Practical Law website. The guide provides an overview of recent key developments that have affected doing business in Israel, including the legal system, foreign investment, employment, tax, competition, privacy, IP, etc.
First Steps for Startups: Ariella Dreyfuss Lectures at Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Adv. Ariella Dreyfuss lectured today on founders' agreements and raising initial funding to Faculty of Business and Management students from Ben Gurion University’s Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.