Meir Heller is a senior partner and heads the litigation department of E Landau Law Offices. Meir also serves as head of the firm’s cultural assets, art and restitution practice, which, in addition to serving a variety of private clients, including heirs of Holocaust victims, also represents Israel’s National Library and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Meir joined E Landau Law Offices in 1998. He was admitted to the bar in 1997, after graduating from the faculty of law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he has also completed master’s degrees in both business administration and law.
Meir has extensive experience in representing Israeli and international clients in complex litigation in a range of international and domestic matters, including energy and infrastructure, financing, commercial contracts, tenders, restitution of lost and looted art, inheritance, trusts, defamation, administrative law, real estate, environmental law, maritime law and private international law.
Meir is one of Israel’s leading experts on cross-border disputes and has represented clients in complex matters involving multiple jurisdictions, such as the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, China, Switzerland, South Africa and the United Kingdom. He is often appointed by Israeli courts to administer large and complex estates with multiple heirs. Meir has an extraordinary record of success in the Israeli courts, including in complex appeals and precedent-setting cases before the Israeli Supreme Court.
Meir has lectured before the Israel Bar Association and other professional and topical forums on the subject of cultural assets and restitution.