The Founder
Esquire Harel Bocobza

Advocate Harel Bocobza, the founder of Bocobza Law, is a local and international business, technology and civil lawyer. He has a unique and rich background in international and Israeli law, business and international tax consulting, diplomacy and academia. With license to practice law in the State of New York and the State of Israel, Bocobza has three academic degrees (LLB, LLM, MBA) and few Associate Degrees graduating with High Honors and Distinction from five different universities among the most prestigious and prominent in the world, such as UC Berkeley Law. In addition, he pursued the prestigious Political Diplomatic Cadet Course of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

Bocobza has extensive experience concerning international and local transactions. He works and travels regularly all over the world, accompanies and works regularly with high profile clients from Israel and many countries around the world such as businessmen/women and leading companies in a wide range of commercial and civil matters. Such complex transactions require vast knowledge and connections in the legal, business, political and diplomatic worlds, which Bocobza is providing. Bocobza also represents his clients in their affairs with local and international authorities.

Bocobza has lived and studied in different places around the world, including New York, San Diego, Berkeley, Milan, Lisbon, London and Paris. From military service at the Israeli Air Force’s International Affairs unit through the Israeli MFA Cadet Course, Bocobza has gained a vast professional experience in the diplomatic world, working with senior diplomats and state officials from different countries.

Prior to establishing Bocobza Law, Bocobza practiced law at Yigal Arnon & Co., a top-tiered Israeli law firm, where he inter-alia participated in accompanying complex commercial transactions and litigations, advising Tech and Startups companies etc. Later on, he worked at the International Taxation Department at Ernst & Young for several years where he gained extensive experience in technology, innovation, wealth management, international tax planning, designing complex holding structures and transfer-pricing.

Harel is an enthusiastic lover of fine art, music, cinema, literature, philosophy, aviation, sport, cooking & wine.

His motto in life is “The world stands on three pillars: The Torah (moral), labor, and philanthropy” Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers), Chapter A, Mishnah B, Shimon HaTzadik (The Righteous).


Professional Organizations: 

  • New York Bar 
  • Israel Bar
  • Berkeley Global Society



LL.M. – University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Summa Cum Laude; Dean’s Honor List

  • Certificate of specialization: Technology Law
  • Certificate of specialization: Business Law
  • Global Reach merit scholarship recipient


LL.B. – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law, Magna Cum Laude – Studies included:

  • A year at Georgetown Law, a certificate program at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in collaboration with King’s College London – Full merit scholarship recipient


M.B.A. – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude – Studies included:

  • A winter institute at The University of California, San Diego, Rady School of Management – Full merit scholarship recipient
  • A year at Sciences Po Paris, School of Management and Innovation – Full merit scholarship recipient


Political Diplomatic Cadet Course, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel (25 out of 5,000 candidates)



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