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Adv. Michael Pappe

Advocate and Notary Michael Pappe has studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has been admitted to the Israeli bar in 1980.

In addition he had studied Economics and International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He has been admitted as an Israeli Notary public in 1997. Since 1984 he is head of the Pappe Law firm.

In 1989, the Federal Republic of Germany appointed Mr. Pappe Honorary Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany. 

Since 12/2020 this duty had been transferred to Adv. Rotem Pappe a partner in Michael Pappe Law firm

Michael Pappe had been appointed Honorary Consul of Switzerland since 2013.

In addition Pappe Law firm is a Member of the League of International Lawyers Cicero and Member of "AICC" (Austrian Israeli Chamber of Commerce).


Our office specializes in International Private Law and Commercial Law. Among other things, our office prepares legal opinions on German, Austrian and Swiss law for Israeli courts.


Our firm has a close network of Israeli and European diplomats, lawyers and companies. As a member of Cicero our office is in very close contact with lawyers from all over the world.


He is fluent in Hebrew, German and English.


Mr. Pappe holds the following public offices, among others:

   - Member of the Board of the Haifa Arts Foundation

   - Member of the Board of Governors of Ben Gurion University in Negev

   - Member of the Management Committee of the Bucerius Institute of the University of Haifa

   - Member of the Board of Directors of AICC (Austrian-Israeli Chamber of Commerce)

- Member of the control committee of Schmuel Ne'eman Institute

Pappe Law Firm

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Welcome to the Michael Pappe Law firm.

Our law firm was founded in 1984 and has it's headquarters at the harbor district of Haifa  and a branch in Tel Aviv. 

We are an international law firm that provides a wide range of legal and notary services, primarily in the areas of international and commercial law

Our office is proud to be a member of the Cicero international lawyers network.

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German Consulate

As a German Consulate we are handling matters concerning German citizenship and passports; as well as:

- Translations of documents into Hebrew, German or English

- Ratification of documents and assistance with various formalities

- Providing information regarding German reparations and compensations

- Involvement in German cultural, academic programs and events.

Swiss Consulate

Michael Pappe has been the Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Haifa since 2013.


As Honorary Consulate we represent the Swiss Embassy in Haifa, Israel.


In addition we help in emergencies cases of Swiss citizens.


As a Honorary Consulate , we do not issue visas or Swiss passports.


These services are carried out on an individual basis by the Swiss Embassy in Tel Aviv.

Austrian Citizenship

Our firm has been accompanying its clients for many years throughout the process of issuing Austrian citizenship to descendants of Austrian Jews, from submitting the applications and translating the necessary documents all the way to their approval.

We will be glad to assist you in submitting Austrian citizenship request according to the new Austrian Law which had started in September 2020

International Law

Our firm specializes in the field of International Private Law and International Commercial Law.


Our office manages such cases on a daily basis in Israel and abroad. We provide ongoing legal advice to both private and public companies as well as individuals, which includes legal advice and negotiations, drafting commercial contracts, legal agreements and legal opinions.

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Real Estate In Israel and Abroad

Our office has a long tradition of Representing sellers and buyers in Real Estate transactions in Israel and abroad, accompanying real estate transactions from the beginning to the stage of registering the property.

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Establishing a company in Germany

Our law firm has many years of experience in establishing various companies in Germany and in the German language-speaking countries. We work in cooperation with local law firms and notaries in the relevant countries. We provide a full service that includes legal assistance, opening a bank account, finding an address, preparing the necessary documents and translating them and ratifying them.

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Derech Yaffo 51, Haifa 3341211, Israel

Lahav, Litvak, Kuras Avital Lawyers at Sonol Tower Fl. 21, Menachem Begin Rd. 52, 6713701 Tel Aviv.

Fax: +972-4-8371353

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