Niv Polani possesses more than thirty years’ of experience in the legal and banking worlds.
Niv joined our firm after holding several senior positions at Bank Hapoalim, one of Israel’s largest banks. These positions include Vice General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President, and Head of Corporate Development.
In addition, Niv served as the General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Affairs of one of Israel’s leading credit card companies.
Niv serves as the President of the Israel Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsels in Israel, and is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the banking and payments sector.
Niv’s vast experience has produced a unique set of skills. He offers a combined legal, regulatory, and corporate perspective, resulting in comprehensive solutions for his clients’ issues.
For the past decade, Niv has acted on behalf of his clients in civil and criminal claims, as well as managed some of the most complex and high-profile transactions in the Israeli financial world. In addition, Niv has spearheaded significant efforts in the Israel regulatory environment, whose mark is evident today.
Niv provides innovative legal solutions for clients in the financial services industry. His clients include banks, non-banking lenders, fintech companies, funds, and other regulated and unregulated entities.
Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1996
Tel Aviv University (M.A. Public Policy), 1992
Tel Aviv University (B.A. Political Science and Sociology), 1991
Member of the Israel Bar Association since 1997
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Adv. Niv Polani, Retired Bank Hapoalim Executive, Joins Barnea Jaffa Lande
Adv. Niv Polani has more than thirty years of experience in the legal and banking worlds. He held several senior positions at Bank Hapoalim, one of Israel's largest banks, including Vice General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President, and Head of Corporate Development. Niv also served as the General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Affairs of one of Israel’s leading credit card companies. Niv joins Barnea Jaffa Lande as an of counsel and will focus on developing and strengthening the firm's activities in the banking and payments fields.