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Dr. Katy Elmaliah

Katy was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, studied law in Switzerland and later immigrated to Israel and joined the Israeli Bar Association.

Katy has extensive expertise in all aspects of commercial law and international business law. She holds a Ph.D. in Law, has published numerous papers, and speaks 7 languages (German, Hebrew, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Czech). 

During her entire professional career, Katy has been heavily engaged in German, Swiss and Israeli commercial and contract law as well as in international commercial litigation. 

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Practice Areas


  • Commercial Law

  • Tax law

  • Corporate law

  • International Litigation and Enforcements 

  • Inheritance and Trust Law

  • Banking Law

Education and Academic Experience 

  • Research assistant for Contract and Private International Law, University of Zurich (1989-1991)

  • Master of Law University of Zurich (magna cum laude, 1989)

  • Dr. of Law University of Zurich (magna cum laude, 1993) 

  • For her doctoral thesis on international media law Katy was awarded a grant by the Swiss Fund for the Support of Scientific Research and the French National Fund for Scientific Research, 

  • Teaching Activities at various professional organizations in Germany, Switzerland and Israel.



  • Swiss Bar Association (1995)

  • Israeli Bar Association (1999)

  • German Israeli Chamber of Commerce

  • Israel-Switzerland & Liechtenstein Chamber of Commerce

  • STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

  • International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists



 German, Hebrew, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Czech

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