Uriel Prinz is a litigator with extensive experience in complex corporate and commercial cases, with a focus on class actions, construction and infrastructure, tenders and administrative law, and the energy and technology sectors.
Uriel regularly defends domestic, international, and government-owned companies against class actions in the energy, media, and entertainment sectors regarding claims of consumer protection, antitrust, and securities law violations.
Uriel also handles the full range of aspects involved in construction, projects, and tender related disputes, including conflict resolution strategies such as negotiation, mediation, expert determination, arbitration, and court proceedings. He has broad experience in successfully contesting and defending clients in cost overrun disputes, EPC contractual disputes, tender and government procurement disputes, and disputes concerning a wide variety of building and design defects. He has been involved in many of Israel’s largest BOT, PFI and PPP tenders.
In class actions, Uriel has handled, among other matters, the defence of British Airways in a motion for approval of a multimillion class action in Israel connected to multi-jurisdictional claims regarding allegations of an international cartel on cargo and freight rates, as well as the defence of the Israel Electric Company in a complex multimillion dollar class action regarding IEC’s pricing calculations.
Class actions and major group litigation can be a seismic event not only for large commercial entities but for whole industries. Their reach and impact mean they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope.