Born: July 14th, 1957
Education: LL.B. (law), Tel-Aviv University, 1983
Bar Admittance: 1988
Public Notary since: 2003
Languages spoken: Hebrew, English, French and Spanish (intermediate).
Ilan is the founder and senior partner of Ilan Orly & Co. Law Offices, established in 1995, after 9 years (part of which as a partner) of practicing in a leading Law firm in Israel.
During the years, Ilan has gained extensive experience both in practical seamanship and in the Maritime Law field.
Ilan is a (retired) Lieutenant Commander in the Israeli Navy. His extensive military experiences placed him on board various types of battle ships as well as submarines in a wide range of commanding roles. Subsequent to his military service, he has remained in his beloved field by working as a Captain of various yachts and marine vessels.
The comprehensive skills he gained during his years of service in the Navy, in addition to his wide-ranging legal background, enable him to consider matters from several standpoints, including these regarding technical and seamanship professional matters, which are often crucial in maritime law cases.
This expertise provides him with a rare and valuable advantage as an attorney and legal consultant in the maritime law field.
His main practice is Shipbuilding Contracts, Yachts and Mega-Yachts, wet and dry shipping, advising on all areas of Admiralty law and practice ,as well as on contractual matters arising out of charterparties and bills of lading. Ilan constantly advises to Shipowners, Charterers, Operators, Cargo Interests, Shipbrokers, P&I Clubs and Cargo, H&M and Liability Underwriters.
Ilan also handles marine insurance cases, acting for both Ship/Yacht Owners/Cargo interests and Underwriters, and in particular on coverage issues, salvage and General Average. He is well familiar with the market wordings and frequently instructed by the London, Israeli, German and Russian insurance markets.