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Michael Fox (lawyer)

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Name  Michael Fox
Role  Lawyer

Died  2009, Jerusalem, Israel
Education  King's College London

Michael Fox, MBE (8 March 1934 – 9 May 2009) was a British-Israeli lawyer. He was co-founder of Herzog, Fox & Neeman, Israel's largest law firm.



Michael Fox was born in London, England, to Sam and Freda Fox. He studied law at the University of London (King's College London) and opened a private practice, Fox & Gibbons, in London, prior to his immigration to Israel in 1968. He lived in Herzliya Pituah. Fox was married to Sheila Israel, also an attorney. They had no children. He died in Jerusalem on 9 May 2009, after a decade-long battle with cancer.

Legal and journalistic career

Fox was a member of the International Bar Association and the Law Society of England and Wales. He was an expert in corporate law, especially in mergers & acquisitions and infrastructure development. He was chairman of the Israel, Britain and the Commonwealth Association (IBCA). Fox wrote a monthly column for the English edition of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.


In 2003, Fox was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his contribution to Israel–British relations.

Published works

  • Mountains and Molehills, Essays 2003–2007, Weill Publishers
  • References

    Michael Fox (lawyer) Wikipedia

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