Eyal specializes in complex litigation in various areas of commercial and economic law, particularly the fields of corporate and securities law
Eyal has gained considerable experience representing economic bodies – banking and financial institutions, public companies, private companies, and senior businessmen – in high-volume, complex legal proceedings before the various courts, including district courts and the Supreme Court.
Eyal has particular experience representing individuals and companies in class action suits. He defends class actions in several substantive areas, ranging from antitrust, allegedly deceptive business practices, false advertisement, product liability, and accessibility.
Eyal is known for his strategic and creative counsel in the management of complex class action litigation.
Eyal’s litigation experience also extends to derivative claims, control disputes, and administrative petitions of an economic nature.
Before joining Barnea, Eyal served as a legal assistant to Justice Esther Hayut of the Supreme Court, and worked for a number of years at leading law firms in the practice areas of commercial-economic litigation and white-collar crime.
Eyal has been a tutor and a guest lecturer for various courses at Hebrew University, the University of Haifa, and the College of Law and Business in Ramat Gan.
Columbia Law School, New York (LL.M, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), 2011
University of Haifa (BA in economics, LL.B, cum laude), 2008
Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2009
News and updates - Eyal Nachshon:
New Ruling Expected to Reduce Managers' Responsibility Following a Company's Collapse
In an important ruling recently handed down, the Tel Aviv District Court rejected a NIS 120 million lawsuit filed by Habas Group against the company's managers. Judge Kabub's ruling constitutes an initial interpretation of a new section of the the Insolvency and Rehabilitation Law, which deals with the degree of responsibility that can be attributed to managers when the company they run becomes insolvent. Advs. Eyal Nachshon and Michael Dubin analyze the ruling in an article published by Calcalist.
Israel – How Your Business Can Avoid the Dramatic Increase in Accessibility Class Actions
Recently, there has been a dramatic increase in the enforcement of accessibility issues in Israel. More and more companies are facing requests for certification of class action suits for failing to make services accessible to people with disabilities. Such proceedings, exempt from court fees, are initiated by lead plaintiffs against big and small organizations, from both the private and public sectors.
Companies and Class Actions
Class actions are a unique procedural instrument, offering plaintiffs great power against bodies and companies from a variety of industries and fields.
It is not for no reason that class actions are described as extraordinary procedures, reminiscent of "a ticking bomb".
In recent years, since the Class Actions Law was enacted, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of class actions filed in Israel.
Being a unique procedural instrument, building a defense against class actions also requires distinctive planning, thought, and strategy.