Ms. Kazir is the head of FBC’s Aviation, Maritime & Tourism Department and her diverse practice ranges from commercial litigation, with particular expertise in aviation and maritime disputes, to commercial transactional matters involving IP rights, contractual claims and commercial law.
Ms. Kazir represents major foreign airlines and foreign airline insurance companies in a variety of areas related to international aviation law. She advises on domestic Israeli legislation such as the Israeli Aviation Services Law, as well as on worldwide developments in the field of aviation and on pending changes to global aviation treaties that have a direct impact on Israeli legislation, including the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions and the EU Aviation regulations.
Ms. Kazir also specializes in maritime transport law, and represents multinational corporations in commercial disputes relating to the international carriage of cargo via marine transport.
Ms. Kazir has extensive experience in representing international and domestic corporations, in patent, trademark and copyright infringement proceedings and passing-off actions before the Israel Patents and Trademarks Office, notably in the field of pharmaceuticals.
Ms. Kazir also has extensive international connections and affiliations in the aviation industry both in the private sector as well as the regulatory sector and she takes part in international conferences relating to aviation law.
Ms. Kazir serves as an external IATA instructor in the "International Air Law" course, which is conducted in Israel and Europe and earmarked for attorneys and in-house counsel from around the globe. Ms. Kazir is a member in the Israeli Bar Association in relation to International matters, as well as a member in the International Aviation Women Association.
Prior to joining FBC, Ms. Kazir served as a senior associate in the transportation department of a leading Tel Aviv law firm (2005-2014), and as a teaching and research assistant in torts, philosophy of law and civil law at the College of Management, Rishon Lezion.
College of Management (COMAS) School of Law, Israel, LL.B. (Cum Laude), 2004
Recipient of three scholarships and an award from the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labour for scholastic excellence
We are pleased to provide you with important recent updates from the international Aviation, Maritime & Tourism sector. Update on the District Court's Judgment with respect to an appeal in which it was requested to recognize the service of pleadings on Booking Is...Shirly Kazir & Amir Varon | Jul 2019
לחצו כאן לקריאת העדכון בעברית We are pleased to provide you with important recent updates from the international transport and tourism sector. Update on the District Court's decision on a motion to cancel leave for service outside of the jurisdiction On Febru...Shirly Kazir | May 2019
לחצו כאן לקריאת העדכון בעברית We are pleased to provide you with important recent updates from the international transport and tourism sector. Leave for Appeal Small Claims Matter (District Court Tel Aviv) Ukraine International Airlines Ltd. v. Oren Meroz and two ...Shirly Kazir | Jan 2019
לחצו כאן לקריאת העדכון בעברית We are pleased to provide you with important recent updates from the international transport and tourism sector. Proposed Amendment to the Consumer Protection Law (Amendment no. 56) (Cancellation of a distance sale transaction for the...Shirly Kazir | Nov 2018
לחצו כאן לקריאת העדכון בעברית We are pleased to provide you with important legal updates in the field of Aviation Law. Earlier this month the European Court of Auditors published a special report which dealt with the execution of the passenger rights regulations i...Shirly Kazir | Nov 2018
לחצו כאן לקריאת העדכון בעברית We are pleased to provide you with important recent updates from the international transport and tourism sector. Air Transport – When is take-off time for the purposes of the Aviation Services Law – the Court accepted an airline's pos...Shirly Kazir | Oct 2018
Click here to read the update in Hebrew We write to update you regarding a significant recent decision in the field of Aviation Law. Class Action 47374-12-15 Hacohen v. Delta Air Lines Inc. Our firm successfully represented Delta Air Lines Inc. ("Delta") in re...Shirly Kazir | May 2018
Click here to read the update in Hebrew This update concerns recent significant court decisions that have important consequences in the area of aviation law. Claims of Israeli citizens against Arkia Israeli Airlines Ltd. in European Courts Following our Febru...Shirly Kazir | Apr 2018
Click here to read the update in Hebrew This update concerns recent significant case laws that have important consequences in the area of aviation law. Class Action 32971-04-17 Gilad Yaari v. Wizz Air Hungary Ltd. In February 2018 the Israeli Court accepted ...Shirly Kazir | Feb 2018
Please click here to read the full update in Hebrew This notice is in regard to the updating of amounts pursuant to the Aviation Services Law (compensation and assistance for flight or change in its terms), and the Aviation Services Regulations (compensation and assi...Shirly Kazir | Jan 2018