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Shai Kuttner read law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and he qualified as a lawyer in Israel in 1984. He worked as a lawyer in the United States from 1986 to 1991. Shai came to live in the Netherlands in 1992 where he studied European law and tax law at the University of Amsterdam. Shai speaks fluent Hebrew and English, and he is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Israel Bar Association.
Shai was the founding partner at the international legal firm Brada Kuttner in 1994. He and a team of his former colleagues joined forces with BWK Partners in 2014. Shai is the international practice coordinator at BWK Partners and he is also managing partner of the firm’s branch office in Israel. Shai’s practice mainly concentrates on international structuring, mergers & acquisitions, and legal matters in Israel and the United States.
He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, IPO’s and multinational (tax) structuring. Shai closely works with listed companies in Israel and the United States and with large private companies and investors operating in a number of sectors including high-tech and medical equipment, various industries and immovable property. He divides his time between Amsterdam and the branch office in Israel.