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Guy Lachmann

  • Partner, Co-Chair of the IL Hi-Tech Practice Group and Head of the Japan & Germany Desks
  • Tel Aviv


Guy advises clients on ongoing legal needs; financing transactions, cross-border strategic and commercial transactions, joint ventures, and global expansion.

His practice focuses on hi-tech, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and commercial law.

Guy has gained substantial experience representing emerging growth companies and their investors, from the early stages of their development through their expansion and exit transactions. He represents various VC and CVC investors on their investment transactions, from pre-seed to pre-IPO, with emphasis on enterprise-related venture investments from corporations in Japan, Germany, and the USA. He leads a large number of financing deals annually in a very diverse portfolio and on a wide spectrum of deal types, including early-stage financing, VC, debt and venture lending transactions, combined commercial and CVC investments, M&A of all types, and other exit transactions.

Guy also serves as a lecturer and mentor at a wide range of accelerators and entrepreneurial programs promoted by Israel’s leading academic and private institutions. He is a member of the Reichman University School of Entrepreneurship faculty, teaching a course on Hi-Tech Law, and provides various conferences and seminars annually on various other forums. Further, Guy is a board member at the Israel-Japan Chamber of Commerce and a member of the control committee of AHK Israel, the Israel-Germany Chamber of Commerce.

Guy’s clients range from start-up companies to Fortune 500 companies. He represents entrepreneurs, investors, and companies in the various stages of their development, spanning a wide spectrum of sectors, from fintech and blockchain to Ag-tech and food-tech, cyber, AI, enterprise software, digital health and many more.

Prior to joining Pearl Cohen, Guy was a Senior Associate at the International Department of Yigal Arnon & Co.

Chambers and Partners Global 2022 - Startups & Emerging Companies Leaders; Department co-head at Pearl Cohen, Guy Lachmann is based in Tel Aviv from where he advises both emerging growth companies and strategic investors on venture financings. "Guy is super passionate, highly available and engaged. He brings in impressive market knowledge of best practice. One of Guy's greatest attributes is that he is very attentive to the client."
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz's tech sector strengths include both company- and investor-side work, which sees the firm involved in major cross-border commercial agreements, investment deals, fund formation, and M&A. On the company side, Guy Lachmann acted for Rookout in a Series A financing round led by TLV Partners VC, and has also handled various financing transactions for cyber companies Convexum and Unbotify.
Titled as "highly recommended" by the Legal 500 Law Firm ranking guide of 2018
A 2020 Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer. "We thoroughly recommend Guy Lachmann and his team at Pearl Cohen. The team’s particular strength was that they were excellent at achieving a quick turnaround on all of our legal matters to help keep the company dynamic and moving towards success."
Chambers & Partners Global 2023 - Startups & Emerging Companies - Israel; "Department co-head at Pearl Cohen, Guy Lachmann is a skilled lawyer who advises both emerging growth companies and strategic investors on venture financings".
Recognized by the Legal 500 2023 guide as a Recommended lawyer in the areas of Commercial, corporate and M&A, and Hi-tech and start-ups.