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Neta Palkovitz Menashy


N. Palkovitz Menashy
+31 71 527 8081

Titel onderzoek:
Regulating a Revolution: Small Satellites and the Law of Outer Space-challenges and Opportunities

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Neta Palkovitz obtained her LL.B. (Cum Laude) in Israel. She is a licensed advocate, having been admitted to the Israel Bar Association since 2009, specializing in commercial and international law. After working with various startup companies in Israel, she attended Leiden University and obtained her Advanced LL.M. in International Air and Space Law (Cum Laude) in 2012. Since 2011 she is the legal adviser of ISIS- Innovative Solutions In Space B.V., in the Netherlands. In 2018 she joined the International Institute of Air and Space Law (IIASL) as a lecturer. She co-teaches Space Law and Policy under the supervision of Asst. Prof. Tanja Masson-Zwaan. Neta also coaches the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court team since 2013.

Research areas and interests

Neta is a Ph.D. candidate at the IIASL, her legal work and academic research focus on the connection between innovation and law, and specifically, between developments in the private space industry, space law and commercial law.

Her Ph.D. research title is: “Regulating a Revolution: Small Satellites and the Law of Outer Space - Challenges and Opportunities

Professional organisations

Neta is a member and serves on the Membership Committee of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL). She is a member of the European Centre of Space Law (ECSL) and the Israel Bar Association.


  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Lucht- en Ruimterecht


Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Kamernummer A 3.14



  • ISIS - Innovative Solutions in Space B.V. Legal advisor

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