Yoav Bein

Adv. Yoav Bein, from Prof. Bein & Co. Is a senior partner & founder.

Bein manages legal strategy in complex cases.

Adv Yoav Bein, offers representation and advice in all aspects of the administrative law, including the law of tenders, licenses ,standardization, planning and building, environmental protection, Incentive laws, tax, levies, fees, local authorities, elections, expropriations, and water law.

Bein offers services including litigation, consultancy & mediation. Bein also offers representation in relation to the criminal aspects of some of the above spheres. Bein specializes in representing companies before the different Authorities. He advises and represents public companies & various commercial entities.

Bein has unique experience in the law of tenders and has achieved great success in the area, both on tender committees and in court.

Bein provides counselling at the stage of preparing to submit a tender bid, and offers advice and representation where the need arises to protect a win or attack the win of a competitor at the tender committees and in court. This area of practice calls for special skill and ability, including the ability to prepare quickly to apply to court so as to prevent pleas of delay.

Prof. Bein & Co attorneys have unique administrative law experience and expertise. Prof. Dan Bein served as Vice President of the Haifa Court of Administrative Affairs, during which he dealt with the administrative cases in Haifa, including the vast majority of tender cases.

Yoav Bein has from 2006 specialised in the developing sphere of unforeseen circumstances and wartime law.

Inter alia, Adv Yoav Bein offers representation and advice in the following spheres: Property tax and compensation fund matters along the green and red track, in consequence of the Lebanon War (2006) and the situation in the south (The south & Sderot and Gaza Belt). (2006-2018)

Bein has published many legal articles, in various spheres and lectures in various forums. He is a member of the Israel Bar – Court of Administrative Affairs Committee. He is a former President of the Haifa Rotary Club (young).

Juan E. Torruella Rojas

Juan E. Torruella Rojas obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from DePauw University (2006), a Juris Doctor from the Law School of the University of Puerto Rico, cum laude (2012) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), summa cum laude (2014).

While I was studying Law, I was Juan E. Torruella Rojas was part of the editorial team of the legal journal “University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal” and served as a student intern at the Federal Criminal Clinic where he provided legal assistance to defendants in the criminal field.

The Juan E. Torruella Rojas participated as a student “clerk” for the Judge of the Federal Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Hon. Aida Delgado Colón and later, he worked as a paralegal at the Wolf Popper P.S.C. in Hato Rey.

After graduating the Lcdo. Juan E. Torruella Rojas decided to establish a boutique law firm to provide clients with the attention and results they need. In addition, the Torruella has participated in talks on topics such as collective bargaining and sexual harassment in employment. In 2014, the Puerto Rico Bar Association awarded him the status. Torruella a recognition as a prominent lawyer in the provision of services to the clientele of Pro Bono, Inc.

The Torruella is authorized to litigate in all state courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and of Florida as well as in the Federal Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

Firm Overview:

Like you, we work intelligently, we turn complicated into simple and we believe that the only way to do a job is to do it well.

Committed to innovation and not tradition, we redefined the way in which law is practiced.

José Antonio Moreno Ruffinelli

Born Asunción, Paraguay, March 10, 1939; admitted to bar 1963, Paraguay. Education: National University of Asunción (Lawyer, 1962; Doctor in Law, with honors for maximum qualification, 1967). Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay. Former President of the MERCOSUR Arbitration Court, appointed by the unanimous concurrence of its member countries Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. President, Paraguayan Academy of Law and Social Sciences. Former Member of the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Former President: National Codification Committee; House of Representatives of Paraguay. Former Vice President, Latin American Parliament. Former Legal Advisor to the Paraguayan Central Bank and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former Ambassador to Brazil. Arbitrator, Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce. Member, National Group of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague. Law Professor, National University of Asunción and Catholic University of Asunción (graduate and post-graduate) with several books and legal articles published. Member: Inter-American Bar Association; International Bar Association; Paraguayan Bar Association; Paraguayan Banking Law Institute; A.P.A.P.I.; CEPEI (Paraguayan Center for International Studies). Languages:English, Portuguese and Spanish. Practice areas: Arbitration; Civil Law; International Commercial Law; Banking Law; International Business Transaction; International Commercial Contracts; Corporate Law; Government Contracts; Contracts; Public Bids; Trademarks; Patents; Communications Law; Leasing; Mergers and Acquisitions; Finance; Administrative Law; Distribution Agreements; Media Law; International Trade; Privatization; Eminent Domain; Family Law.

Firm Overview:

Moreno Ruffinelli & Asociados is an outstanding team of lawyers that prides itself with the unparalleled qualifications of its members, coupled with a unique emphasis on quality and profound knowledge of the law and complex legal matters. The firm’s strong international practice is enhanced by lawyers with tested international expertise and degrees from universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Georgetown, and Oxford, who have handled many of the largest and most complex transactions in the market in recent history.

It is also a leading player in banking & finance, corporate and commercial matters, and dispute resolution, with a solid and ever-growing base of prestigious international and local clients. Moreno Ruffinelli & Asociados, taking the cue from its founder, also distinguishes itself with the unique academic credentials of its partners and associates, who are reputable authorities in various legal fields in Paraguay, and a distinctive passion for the law.


Patrick Laurent & Associés is one of the most prestigious law firms in Haiti. We are recognized for our competence, our honesty, our experience, our “savoir-faire” (know-how) and the quality of our team. But, our reputation is based primarily on the great implication of our lawyers when it comes to handling client files. We offer a special attention to each client whatever his/her social and economic status.

The firm Patrick Laurent & Associés is classified among the best law firms in Port-au-Prince as well in term of success as of notoriety. We have a team of highly competent experts which allow us to offer specialized expertise in the areas of civil law, business law, family law (with a section on international adoption), divorce (national and international), human rights, criminal law, labor law, and administrative law. And very soon we will widen our sphere of activity to offer services of international law.

Patrick Laurent & Associés is a firm that moves. We want to keep up with time and technology this is what explains our presence on the Net today. We commit ourselves to being increasingly closer to our clients both in Haiti and abroad, particularly those in the Haitian Diaspora. We are also opened to all legal experts in the world who want to require the professional service of the firm.

We speak French, Haitian Creole, English and Spanish.

Sofia Roinishvili

In 1993-1998 Sofia Roinishvili studied at the Tbilisi State University, the Faculty of Law; in 2003-2004 she completed Masters studies of the Law Faculty of the same University and in 2005 she was awarded the academic degree of a Master of European Law.

She joined the Law Firm Kordzakhia, Jgenti, GP in 2007. She had worked for Tbilisi Office of PricewaterhousCoopers as a senior advisor in tax legislation related matters, for the UBC International. As an employee of these companies she counseled the participants and advisors (BP, Statoil, Inpex) of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan and South Caucasus pipelines; she was a reporter of the IBFD, providing information on amendments to tax legislation of Georgia. She served as a lawyer at the State Antimonopoly Service of Georgia and the Ministry of Culture of Georgia.

The main practice areas of Sopho Roinishvili are as follows: tax law, international taxation (double taxation agreements), company and administrative law.

Who We Are:

Kordzakhia, Jgenti Law Firm is a full service firm. We have legal practice in transactional, civil, banking, real estate, infrastructure, corporate, securities and tax matters, as well as in litigation and arbitration. The firm was incorporated initially as Pataraia & Partners in 1999.

Almost 15 years’ experience in most areas of commercial, civil and administrative law enables us to offer our clients result oriented services focused on their needs. Among the firm’s clients are financial institutions, companies carrying on their business in following areas: infrastructure development, pharmaceutical, securities, leasing, construction, etc. The firm also provides service Embassies (US, Switzerland, Dutch) and organizations implementing projects, funded by USAID, ADB, KfW. We assist our clients from the moment of starting business in Georgia in wide range of legal issues – incorporating subsidiary or branch, drafting transactions, obtaining licenses and permits, consulting on tax and labor law issues, representation before state authorities. The firm’s attorneys represent the client’s interests in local courts and arbitration, as well as towards tax authorities in tax disputes. Further to Legal 500 the firm ’provides ‘high-quality and useful legal services’, and its lawyers show ‘knowledge, communication skills and experience’. The firm advised Egis on incorporation in Georgia. Other clients include Bloomberg, Public Power Corporation SA, and TBC Bank. Irakli Kordzakhia is ‘a very high-quality professional, with good analytical skills and numeracy as well as knowledge of laws and their interpretations and uses; his view of the big picture is very valuable’. Irakli Jgenti is also recommended. The other partners are David Pataraia and tax expert Sopho Roinishvili, who was promoted to the partnership’.

On Legal 500 website in 2013 edition Kordzakhia, Jgenti Law Firm is listed as tier 2 law firm. Our team of lawyers offers services in Georgian, English, German and Russian languages. Our attorneys are admitted to the Georgian Bar Association.

We understand our responsibility before our clients and have renewable professional liability insurance with growing coverage rates.

Kordzakhia Jgenti law firm is a member of American Chamber of Commerce. We are proud of our intensive pro bono practices under cooperation with Georgian Young Lawyers Association.

Michelle O. de de la Guardia

Born in the Republic of Panama, September 10th, 1959.

Academic Instruction:

Bachelor of Law and Political Science, University Santa Maria La Antigua, Panama (Cum Laude, 1983). Thesis: “The Nationality of Corporations under Panamanian Law and in Comparative Law” (publication recommended by the grading jury).

License Certificate:

– 1983


ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN, since 1983, partner of the firm since 1993.

Since 1991 has been legal counsel to multiple companies in the structuring and issuance of public offering of securities.


Panama Bar Association; Trustee of a Foundation for the promotion of Women. Women Corporate Directors, founding member of the Panamanian Chapter.

Awards & Recognition:

– Who´s Who Legal (Banking – Panama Chapter).


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Firm Overview:

ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN was founded in 1920. Among the founders and partners of the firm can be encountered some of the pioneers who contributed to the creation of the legal structure of the country. Our firm has since been evolving and expanding alongside the international services centre of Panama, delivering services of the highest calibre to both international and domestic clients and enjoying an unrivalled reputation.