Legal Business

Trading Places – Israel’s tech-heavy legal market widens its global reach

International opportunities are emerging for lawyers in Tel Aviv, as Israel becomes less reliant on its traditional trading partners of the US and Europe, and diversifies into Asia-Pacific and other growth economies.

Shimon Peres, the 91-year-old former Israeli president, may not be the most obvious social media fanatic. Yet in 2014 he opened an account on Weibo, China’s equivalent of Facebook, expressing his desire to interact directly with the Chinese people, including its younger generation. The nonagenarian quickly received over 50 million ‘likes’ on his Weibo page.