Amos Gabrieli

Senior Fellow – Israel

Amos Gabrieli is one of Israel’s leading legal mediators and arbitrators, with a unique expertise and proven record in resolving complex high-profile disputes in Israel, the US and Europe.

About Amos Gabrieli

Amos Gabrieli is one of Israel’s leading legal mediators and arbitrators, with a unique expertise and proven record in resolving complex high-profile disputes in Israel, the US and Europe. An accomplished lawyer, civic and political leader, he has launched major initiatives across Israel’s political, cultural, economic and legal landscape.

He is the founding partner of A. Gabrieli & Co., a well-known dispute resolution law firm in Israel.

Litigation Practice 

Adv. Gabrieli joined the Israel Bar Association in 1992 and was certified as a public notary in 2007.

He was the founding partner of the law firm Gabrieli, Gabel & Co. (2002-2016), with extensive experience in civil and commercial litigation, drafting legal agreements in sizable transactions, and providing counsel and representation in various legal fields, such as: international law, rehabilitation, mergers, management and liquidation of companies. The firm also provided ongoing consulting for large companies and local authorities.

Prior to opening his own practice, adv. Gabrieli was a legal assistant in the Israeli Foreign Ministry´s legal counsel department (1989-1991) and an employee of, and partner in, the Spear, Sitton and Co. law firm (1995), where he specialized in civil, corporate, commercial law, litigation, real estate, administrative, planning and construction and taxation law.

Mediation and Arbitration Practice

Adv. Gabrieli has served as an arbitrator and mediator in thousands of disputes in all areas of public and private law, including: communications law, corporate law, intellectual property, real estate, government, military, public entities, defamation, the fuel industry, cooperative societies and private international law. Many of these cases were referred by judges from all courts across Israel, including the Supreme Court.

He serves as an investigator, arbitrator and mediator for the Registrar of Cooperative Societies in disputes in towns across Israel. In addition, he serves as an arbitrator for the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration.

Public Service

In addition to his legal work, Adv. Gabrieli served as Deputy Mayor of Kfar Saba, Israel (2003-2008). His public service includes serving as a member of the Kfar Saba´s Municipal Council (1998-present). He held the municipal Education and Culture portfolio for five years, and was Chairman of the Municipal Audit Committee, and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Sapir agency. In 2003, he was the mayoral candidate of Kfar Saba, representing the Labor Party.

ADR Achievements and Training

  • Over 95% of mediation cases have ended with court-approved settlements. Most cases were of high media and public profile
  • Initiated a groundbreaking mediation method, applied in his practice, the “Authority-Based Mediation”
  • Firma Magazine named Adv. Gabrieli  one of the “100 most influential people in Israeli media” for conducting high-profile mediation and arbitration proceedings
  • Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship (2013)
  • Certified as a mediator by the Israeli Bar Association (2001)

ADR Teaching and Mentoring

Adv. Gabrieli is a frequent lecturer and presenter at universities, global conferences and various forums on different subjects, including: law and dispute resolution issues, educational leadership, public administration, and more.

Publications and Education


Amos Gabrieli, Nourit Zimerman and Michal Alberstein, “Authority-Based Mediation – Law in the Shadow of Mediation,” 24 HaMishpat Law Review 387 (2018) [Hebrew]

Chemi Ben Noon and Amos Gabrieli, “Will the law override settlements? Critique of Section 79A of the Courts Law,” 46 Hapraklit 257 (2002) [Hebrew]

Educational Qualifications

  • Currently a Ph.D. candidate at Bar-Ilan University School of Law, writing his dissertation on mediation in the public sphere (2018)
  • LL.M (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University – Northwestern University (Chicago) joint Public Law program for senior executives (the Northwestern part of the degree – summa cum laude) (2013-2015)
  • Doctoral studies in International Law (with excellence in scholarship), at Cambridge University, England (1993-1995, not completed)
  • LL.M. (magna cum laude), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Fritz & Margaret Oberlander Memorial Award in International Law (1991-1993)
  • L.L.B. (with Honors) Leeds University, England (1986-1989)

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