Sharon Shefer

Sharon Shefer Partner

Practice Areas: Liability Claims (in particular Third Party, Employer’s Liability, and Product Liability), Environmental claims, Mass Tort, Class Actions in the Oil and Gas fields, and Jeweler’s Block Policies. Sharon worked for several months during her training period in the London Market, and has served this market and the German market since 1997.
Degree: LL.B.
Education: After graduating from the Tel Aviv University, Sharon successfully completed her LLM in a combined program for commercial law run by the Tel Aviv and Berkley University in California.
Status: Sharon heads the Jewelers’ Block Insurance Department and the Energy, Oil and Gas Department. Sharon currently acts for Insurers of the oil and gas industry in some of the largest claims submitted in Israel, mainly gas explosions, accidents etc.
Membership:   A member of the Israel Bar Association, the International Bar Association, member also of the Israeli Triathlon Union.
Languages: Hebrew, English
Email: sharons@levitansharon.co.il

THIRD PARTY LIABILITY / PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY – WHICH POLICY SHOULD APPLY?

A fine line differentiates between act or omission of a torfeasor which could be covered by Professional Indemnify Policy and act or omission that could be covered by Public Liability Policy.   For example, if a pedestrian falls due to a broken pavement – is the Municipality where the pavement is situated covered by its

By |December 24th, 2017|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

The Israeli Court declined a JB Claim accepting the Argument of Fraud

Adv. Peggy Sharon, Adv. Sharon Shefer and Adv. Karin Barel October 2017 On 25th September 2017, the Central District Court (Judge Kinar) declined a Claim filed by Plaintiffs: Eran Polack (hereinafter: Polack) and several companies controlled by Polack against Insurers: Menorah Mivtachim Insurance Company, after Menorah, represented by Levitan, Sharon (P. Sharon, S. Shefer, K.

THIRD PARTY LIABILITY / PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY – WHICH POLICY SHOULD APPLY?

A fine line differentiates between act or omission of a torfeasor which could be covered by Professional Indemnify Policy and act or omission that could be covered by Public Liability Policy. For example, if a pedestrian falls due to a broken pavement – is the Municipality where the pavement is situated covered by its PI

By |July 9th, 2017|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH MEASURES TO REDUCE THE RISK, WILL INSURERS BE EXEMPT FROM LIABILITY?

In a Supreme Court decision handed down on 15th September 2013[1] which serves as a precedent, judges ruled on one of the most repeated disputes which the lower Courts have dealt with in the past few years, i.e. whether the Insurer can avoid liability in the event the Insured overlooks a condition to apply security

By |August 6th, 2016|Categories: Jewelers|Tags: |