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Prof. Amnon Lehavi

Prof. Amnon Lehavi

Harry Radzyner Law School

Contact Details

Phone: 09-9527325


Prof. Amnon Lehavi (J.S.D, Yale) is Dean and Atara Kaufman Professor of Real Estate, Harry Radzyner Law School, IDC Herzliya. He is also the academic director of the Gazit-Globe Real Estate Institute at IDC Herzliya. Prof. Lehavi serves as Co-President of the Law Schools Global League (2018-2020).

Prof. Lehavi is a leading authority on property, real estate, land use controls, international economic law, and law and globalization. He is the author of Property law in a Globalizing World (Cambridge University Press, 2019) and The Construction of Property: Norms, Institutions, Challenges (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and editor of 100 Years of Zoning and the Future of Cities (Springer, 2018), Private Communities and Urban Governance: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives (Springer, 2016) and Gated Communities (Nevo Press, 2010). Prof. Lehavi has published extensively in top journals, including the Columbia Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Texas Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Law and Social Inquiry, Yale Journal of International Law, and Chicago Journal of International Law. He won numerous prizes, including the 2007 Tzeltner Award for an outstanding young scholar, and the 2008, 2010, and 2014 IDC Award for excellence in scholarship. Prof. Lehavi served as a visiting professor at the University of Toronto (2010), University of California, Berkeley (2013-2014), and the 2016 Global Law Visiting Chair at Tilburg University, The Netherlands. He also served as chairperson of the Israeli Association of Private Law (2012-2013).


J.S.D., Yale University

Major research and teaching fields

Property Law
Law and Culture
Comparative Law
planning and Construction