Group Lawyers

Haim Ravia

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

Senior Partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz and Chair of the Internet, Cyber & Copyright group.

. 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 the Hi Tech International Law Association. Accredited Mediator. Notary.

Adv. Ravia. deals in legal counseling and representation in the areas of computer & Internet law, electronic signature, Copyright, Data Protection and Open Source Software. In addition to his work at the group, Adv. Ravia has been writing a column in Globes and The Israel Bar Association Magazine (1996 – 2005) on these issues, operates Israel's first legal website (www.law.co.il) and lectures on issues of his expertise.