Hagit Ben Moshe
Hagit is one of the leading attorneys in Israel advising kibbutzim, moshavim, and cooperative societies in relation to all real-estate matters, including planning, construction, and litigation.
Hagit provides legal advice and assistance in relation to complex real estate transactions and business ventures. These include transactions to rezone agricultural land for commerce and employment; renewable energy and infrastructure transactions (power plants, pumped-storage hydroelectricity, wind turbines, solar, thermo-solar, photovoltaic, and biogas turbines); the establishment of commercial complexes; income-generating real estate transactions, tourism ventures (holiday villages, hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, and tourist attractions); the establishment of fuel stations; electricity sector transactions (electricity distributors, net metering, electricity purchases); medical cannabis; and more.
Hagit provides advice and assistance to her clients throughout all stages of a transaction – negotiations with entrepreneurs; finding the desirable corporate structure; financing aspects; reporting to the tax authorities; the obtainment of all requisite approvals, including the receipt of approvals from lien-holders, if any; and completion of land rezoning proceedings with both the planning and building authorities and the Israel Land Authority.
Hagit has extensive experience advising kibbutzim, moshavim and cooperative societies during various proceedings with the Israel Land Authority. These include proceedings to regulate land uses, cases of demands to return land to the State (inter alia, due to plans for construction in preferred areas for housing), objections to real-estate assessments, and the obtainment of permits for nonconforming use from the competent authority in the Ministry of Agriculture. She also provides ongoing and intensive legal assistance to cooperative societies in relation to diverse issues, including members’ rights to residences (attribution of housing, restructuring of the society, etc.).
Hagit boasts extensive experience representing cooperative societies before planning and building committees and appeals committees, as well as during appeals to administrative affairs courts and in petitions to the High Court of Justice.
In addition to her legal practice, Hagit is a lecturer at national and regional conferences, seminar days, continuing education courses, etc.
Before joining our firm in 2019, Hagit was a partner and the head of the real estate in the cooperative societies department at a leading law firm.
Bar Ilan University, LL.M., 2004
Bar Ilan University, LL.B., magna cum laude, 2003
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2004
News and updates - Hagit Ben Moshe:
Hagit Ben Moshe Featured in Globes' Real Estate Supplement on Regulation of Land Use
Hagit Ben Moshe published an op-ed in Globes' Real Estate Supplement on a district court ruling about the regulation of agricultural land use. According to Hagit, the ruling indicates a trend of harsher enforcement and signals that all agricultural communities must act without delay to regulate land use.
Lecture on the Historical Real Estate Rights of Kibbutzim
Hagit Ben Moshe lectured today at the Land Management Forum for kibbutz officers. Hagit provided an overview of recent rulings on the historical real estate rights of kibbutzim.
What to Do When the Israel Lands Authority Wants to Sign a Renewed Lease
Adv. Hagit Ben Moshe's latest article describes the recent court rulings in favor of agricultural settlements as part of their dispute with the Israel Lands Authority.