December 2012

Shira Shine is a senior Partner and co-MD at Michael
Shine & Partners, Law Firm, a leader in Israel in domestic
and international tax planning, estate planning,
and multinational family asset protection.

Michael Shine and Partners, based in Herzliya Pituach, Israel,
advises an international private client base of High
Net Worth individuals and families, providing integrated and
comprehensive legal and tax advisory services. The firm’s fine
reputation is based on over 40 years of providing best-inclass
advice, boutique levels of service and total discretion
in every aspect of its activities.

Shira was born in Israel, receiving her LL.B. (Cum Laude) from
Manchester University, UK in 1997 and was called to the
Israel Bar in 1999. She chairs the Israel Bar’s Trust Committee
and is also a qualified Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP).

High Net Worth individuals and their families, both domestically
and internationally, require the very highest levels of expertise
in matters of Trust and Foundation structuring, and Tax
and Estate planning. Shira is one of Israel’s foremost experts
on Trusts and Foundations, especially in complex situations
involving multiple jurisdictions. In her capacity as counsel to
the firm’s clients, Shira specialises in wealth preservation strategies
and structuring, and moreover the firm is able to provide
a supporting team of multi-disciplinary specialists.

Shira was a Corporate International Global Award Winner
2010, is listed in Lawyer Monthly Magazine’s 2012 Leading
Lawyer 100, and is also the author of numerous articles and
chapters in many leading local and international journals
and publications. Shira served in the Israeli Defence Force in
the Foreign Forces Liaison Unit.

In her capacity as advisor to multiple global families encompassing
two or more generations, Shira leads the team on
the administration and management of family Foundations
and Trusts in multiple jurisdictions, and all the legal ramifications
of asset and wealth management.

She liaises actively with our in-house trust companies in
Douglas, Isle of Man and Tortola, BVI, on all aspects of trust
formation, acceptance and administration.

In addition, MSA Shine Global Family Office is an affiliated
but independent entity which provides support and client
account management to Michael Shine and Partners.

Shira is able to call upon the resources of the Family Office
in order to deliver seamless, boutique levels of service and
execution, thereby providing a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for all the
clients of Michael Shine and Partners Law Firm.