Amos Gabrieli

Amos Gabrieli

Advocate, mediator, arbitrator, founding partner
Accomplished lawyer, mediator, civic and political leader, with proven record of achievements in mediating high-profile local and international cases, both in Israel and around the world, as well as launching major initiatives across Israel´s political, cultural, economic and legal landscape.

Adv. Gabrieli has served as an arbitrator and mediator in thousands of disputes in all areas of public and private law, including communications law, corporate law, intellectual property, real estate, government, military, public entities, defamation, the fuel industry, cooperative societies, class actions and private international law. 

Over 95% of the mediation cases he has handled ended with court-approved settlements. Most cases were of high media and public profile.

Adv. Gabrieli is currently a PhD candidate at Bar-Ilan University School of Law, under the supervision of Prof. Michal Alberstein, writing his dissertation on mediation in the public sphere.
His past legal education includes:
LL.M (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University-Northwestern University (Chicago) joint Public Law program for senior executives (the Northwestern part of the degree - summa cum laude).
Doctoral studies in International Law, with excellence scholarships, at Cambridge University, England (not completed).
LL.B. (magna cum laude), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Fritz & Margaret Oberlander Memorial Award in International Law).
L.L.B. (with Honors) Leeds University, England.

Joined the Israel Bar Association in 1992 and was certified as a mediator by the Israel Bar Association in 2001.

Adv. Gabrieli was ranked among the Leading mediators in Israel by Dun´s 100 for 2020.

He is the recipient of the 2013 Weinstein International Fellowship program awarded by JAMS Foundation and a Senior Fellow in The Weinstein International Foundation.

Adv. Gabrieli lectures at universities, global conferences and various forums on different subjects, including: law and conflict resolution issues, educational leadership, public administration and more.

He serves as an arbitrator in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in large-scale international arbitration proceedings.

He also serves as an investigator, arbitrator and mediator for the Registrar of Cooperative Societies in dozens of disputes in towns across Israel. In addition, he serves as an arbitrator for the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration in dozens of cases. 

Prior to opening his own practice, Adv. Gabrieli was a legal assistant in the Israeli Foreign Ministry´s legal counsel department, and an employee of, and a partner in the Spear, Sitton and Co. law firm.

Adv. Gabrieli has served as Deputy Mayor of Kfar Saba between 2003 and 2008. His public service included serving as a member of the Kfar Saba´s Municipal Council since 1998. He held the municipal Education and Culture portfolio for five years; he was Chairman of the Municipal Audit Committee; Chairman of the Board of Directors for Sapir agency. In 2003, he was the mayoral candidate of Kfar Saba, representing the Labor Party.

Firma Magazine named him one of the ´100 most influential people in Israeli media´ for conducting high-profile mediation and arbitration proceedings in this field.

He had founded, and serves as President, of the Pnina Salzman National Competition for Young Israeli Pianists.

Adv. Gabrieli is the Chairman of the Adler Institute in Israel.

Publications

Michal Alberstein & Amos Gabrieli, Dispute Resolution Processes in the Civil Courtroom: Between the Inquisitorial and the Adversarial, 33 Bar-Ilan Law Studies 1 (2021) [Hebrew]

Amos Gavrieli "Law and Mediation: A Hybridization of Authority and Consent", The Attorney - Israel Bar Association Journal, 46 (2020), 34 [hebrew]

Amos Gabrieli, Nourit Zimerman, and Michal Alberstein, Authority-Based Mediation 20 Cardozo J. Conflict Resol. 1 (2018)

Amos Gabrieli, Nourit Zimerman, & Michal Alberstein, Authority-Based Mediation (2018) [in Russian]

Amos Gabrieli, Nourit Zimerman and Michal Alberstein, Authority-Based Mediation – Law in the Shadow of Mediation, 24 HaMishpat Law Review, 423-387 [hebrew]

Chemi Ben Noon and Amos Gabrieli, Will the law override settlements? Critique of Section 79A of the Courts Law, 46 Hapraklit, 257 (2002) [hebrew]

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