Adv. Ori Shenhar

Adv. Ori Shenhar is a partner in our firm, Hadad Roth, Shenhar & Co. and a leader in the field of defamation law and commercial law. Ori is an expert in representing clients who are involved in complex media crises and in providing legal and regulatory support in the marketing and advertising field.
Attorney Shenhar has more than 25 years of experience in providing legal counsel and guidance in various fields of law. In addition to being an authority in his areas of expertise, he provides a full range of services for the firm’s clients, alongside their business and corporate activities.

Adv. Shenhar has worked in the past as a journalist and as legal advisor for dozens of investigative reporting programs and outstanding film documentaries that were broadcast on Israeli television channels. This background greatly contributes to his expertise and provides him with a significant advantage in representing clients who are facing a media crisis.

Adv. Shenhar personally advises his clients on matters concerning their ongoing commercial activities and also represents his clients in various civil courts, including the Israeli Supreme Court. He is considered a well-known and skilled litigator who provides quality legal representation, including representation of defendants in large-scale class actions with significant commercial value.

Among his clients are prominent Israeli and international companies, leading media outlets, journalists and public figures who are very well-known in Israel;

Attorney Shenhar is the author of “Defamation Law” (1997), regarded as the leading Israeli “textbook” in the field of defamation, Libel and Slander law and author of chapters on Israeli Law in Bloomberg’s “International Libel & Privacy Handbook” (2013) and in LexisNexis “International Libel and Privacy Handbook” (2017). He has also lectured at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the fields of defamation law and advertising law for two decades.

He served for twelve years on a volunteer basis as legal advisor to “Bekol – Organization of Hard of Hearing People in Israel”, and within this framework, wrote the bill that later became the Television Broadcasting Law (Captions and Sign Language), 2005.

Attorney Shenhar has since 2014 served on a volunteer basis as legal advisor to the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum and to the ICAA – Israeli Christian Aramaic Association and has represented the Association and its leaders in petitions and appeals to the Israeli Supreme Court.


Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B), with distinction, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1991)

Member of the Israel Bar Association, 1992, member of the New York Bar Association (USA), 1995


Hebrew, English
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