Group Lawyers

Haim Ravia

Senior Partner, Chair of the Cyber, Privacy & Copyright Group

Senior Partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz and Chair of the Cyber, Privacy & Copyright Group. The Chambers & Partners Law Guide for 2022 ranks Haim as a Band 1 lawyers dsecribing him as "a highly acclaimed lawyer in the privacy and cybersecurity spheres... a leader in the field and one of the top lawyers in the country ." Haim received an acknowledgment award from the Israel Chamber of Information Technology in Israel for pioneering and innovation in the Israeli Internet.

Graduate of the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty (1988), L.L.B., member of the Israel Bar Association (1990). Chair of the Praesidium of the IBA Computing Committee (2007-2008). Member of the Praesidium of the IBA Computing Committee (2000 – 2005) and its representative to the Knesset sessions on Electronic Signature legislation. Member of the Public Committee for the Protection of Privacy, acting under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice by virtue of the Protection of Privacy Law – 1981 (2001 – 2006). Member of the team re-examining regulations for the registration of databases in Israel (2005 - 2006). Visiting lecturer at the Haifa University Law Faculty ("Evidence and Computer Crime", (2002-2003). Member of the committee established to formulate a Code of Ethics for transmitting financial information over the Internet, headed by Prof. Asa Kasher (Israel Securities Authority). Member of thThe International Literary and Artistic Association (ALAI) and AIPPI (the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property). Accredited Mediator. Notary.

Haim deals in legal counseling and representation in the areas of Cyber, Computer & Internet law, Electronic Signatures, Copyright, Privacy & Data Protection and Open Source Software. In addition to his work at the group, Haim has been writing noumerous articles in on these issues, operates Israel's first legal website (www.law.co.il) and lectures on issues of his expertise.