Yuval Horn | Partner

Mr. Horn is the founder of Horn & Co. Law Offices, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Horn & Co. is the leading Israeli boutique law firm in the field of hi-tech and life sciences, and is unique in its exclusive practice and expertise in this field.

Mr. Horn regularly advises his clients on cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings of securities (US, Israel) including blockchain assets (ICOs) and international corporate reorganizations, as well as all legal aspects of operations of high tech and life sciences companies, including licensing and sale of technology, joint ventures, commercial transactions and labor law issues.

During 2016-2017, Mr. Horn served as the Co- Chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) Technology Law Committee. He has been a member of the IRB (Helsinki) Committee at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel since 2007, and represents the firm in Biolegis, a European network of law firms specializing in the life sciences (www.biolgeis.com) since 2004.

Mr. Horn has lectured and written articles relating to new financing models (including Initial Coin Offerings), the formation of new businesses and licensing and development transactions. Mr. Horn was identified by The International Who’s Who of Life Science Lawyers in 2013 and in 2015 as one of the 5 leading individuals worldwide in life sciences transactions. Since 2008, he has been consistently ranked by leading publications, including:

  • Who’s Who Life Sciences as a leading expert in Israel in life sciences;

  • Who’s Who Legal TMT as a leading expert in Israel in Information Technology;

  • International Asset Management )IAM( as one of the five leading IP transactions experts in Israel;

  • Chambers Global as a leading Israeli practitioner in M&A: High Tech; and

  • The European Legal Experts as an expert in Corporate and M&A and IT and Telecoms.

Mr. Horn was born in the U.S. He received his LL.B from Tel Aviv University in 1988 and his LL.M. in 1994 from the same institution (thesis: “Conflicts of Laws in Negotiable Instruments”). He was a JSD candidate during the years 1995-1998 (proposed doctorate thesis: “Interpretation of International Contracts”). He has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since May, 1990.

Mr. Horn began his practice as Aide to the Chief Military Prosecutor and Legal Advisor to the Chief of Staff (Ehud Barak) during the years 1988-1993. Since 1993 his practice has focused on technology transactions and corporate finance, in several leading firms as an associate and partner. During the years 2004- 2009, Mr. Horn was a Senior Partner at Baratz, Horn & Co.