Competition Litigation

Litigation and litigation proceedings – especially those involving questions of competition law – require special expertise beyond competition law. These lawyers need to also understand how to manage complex legal proceedings, which can involve tens of thousands of documents, multiple expert opinions, and long, complicated cross-examinations. This is where Zecler Argov shines.

Our lawyers are among the most knowledgeable and experienced in the country in conducting litigation proceedings in this area. We bring our expertise in antitrust and competition law, and combine it with our extensive and practical experience in the field of class actions and litigation proceedings. These have allowed us over the years to successfully handle legal proceedings of any kind for our clients, something we continue to this day.


Zecler Argov is your stop for all needs in:

  • Competition law-related class actions;
  • Financial claims (damages) for violation of competition law;
  • Hearings to determine financial sanctions for violating provisions of Competition Law;
  • Representation in appeals to the Competition Tribunal on the decisions of the competition commissioner;
  • Requests for approval of a restrictive arrangement submitted to the Competition Tribunal;
  • Requests for exemption from the approval of the restrictive arrangement submitted to the competition commissioner;
  • Petitions in competition matters submitted to the High Court of Justice (Supreme Court of Israel)

Representation of one of the largest food companies in Israel in one of the most precedent-setting class action, on the issue of excessive pricing by a monopoly. After nearly three years, the judgment came in favor of our client, establishing for the first time guidelines and standards by which excessive pricing can be identified.
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Representing one of the largest food companies in Israel in a class action lawsuit filed against it claiming that they are a party to a prohibited price coordination arrangement. The proceeding ended with the cancellation of the lawsuit. For the full article click here

Representation of one of the largest cellular companies in Israel in a class action claiming that it had engaged in a practice of prohibited price discrimination between end customers. The case ended in the dismissal of the class action. For the full article click here

Representation of one of the largest credit card companies in Israel in a class action lawsuit, filed on the grounds that they are a party to a prohibited restrictive arrangement that concerned the coordination of the debit card fee rate. The court ruled in favor of our client.

Representation of one of Israel’s largest retail chains in a class action lawsuit filed on the grounds that they are party to prohibited exclusivity arrangements in malls and shopping centers.The class action is still pending.

Representing one of the largest food companies in Israel in a financial lawsuit filed against it by a competing company claiming that it had abused its dominant position, for exclusion of its competitor, which distributed an international food brand.

Representing one of the largest food companies in Israel in a financial lawsuit filed against it by a competing company claiming that it had abused its dominant position, for exclusion of its competitor, which distributed an international food brand.

Representation of one of the largest beverage companies in Israel in a hearing held before the Competition Authority and in an appeal proceeding that was subsequently conducted in the competition court regarding a financial sanction imposed on the beverage company for violating the provisions of the Competition Law.

Representation of the largest water companies in Israel in a lawsuit filed against it by a distributor alleging abuse of dominant position, inter alia, by setting an excessive and unfair price for its products and taking additional practices such as tying and refusing to supply

We represented one of the largest food companies in Israel in an appeal that was conducted in the competition tribunal against the declaration of the competition commissioner as having a monopoly in the black coffee industry. The appeal was accepted and declaration was canceled For the full article click here

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