Amit Acco is a founding partner of Kan-Tor & Acco in Ramat Gan, Israel. He has practised immigration and nationality law since 2000 and heads the firm’s Israeli immigration law department.
Mr Acco’s practice division consists of a unique and strong international client base in the local and multinational high-tech, semiconductor, banking, transportation, oil and gas, and business consultancy industries. Representing high-tech and IT, Mr Acco combines a high level of technical know-how and expertise.
Mr Acco is a member of the committee of foreign workers of the Israel Bar Association, responsible for leading legislative and policy activities with regard to the entry of foreign experts to Israel.
In 2007, together with his colleague Tsvi Kan-Tor, Mr Acco published the first legal handbook on corporate relocation of foreign experts into Israel.
In 2001, together with Mr Kan-Tor, Mr Acco gave professional testimony to the Buchris committee of the Israeli parliament, which later created the category of work permits for foreign experts in Israel.
Mr Acco holds an LLB honours degree from the Faculty of Law of Thames Valley University in London.