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Dispute Resolution — Hungary


CMS - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Head of department Zsolt Okányi acts for clients in litigation and arbitration. He represented Swietelsky Magyarország in construction litigation relating to liability for mistakes in published plans of a water dam construction on the River Danube. One client states: "He is an outstanding litigator, extremely smart and fast-thinking. He has a creative brain, inspiring manner and great tactical vigour. He is great at trials, and has built an excellent team that he manages efficiently." He also offers particular knowledge of white-collar criminal investigations.

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Oppenheim Law Firm - Dispute Resolution Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Tamás Éless is renowned for his experience in dispute resolution, with sources describing him as "extremely knowledgeable in civil procedures" and "an outstanding litigator." He handles financial and regulatory disputes as well as international arbitration. He is praised for his preparedness and for "communicating well with the client."

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Szecskay Attorneys at Law - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

According to clients, András Szecskay is a "first-rate lawyer" for dispute resolution in Hungary. He often acts on high-value cross-border matters concerning IP and finance issues, including representing Richter Gedeon in a patent infringement brought against them by Pfizer. Also a proficient arbitrator, clients describe him as "masterful," adding: "He held the entire room captive."

Since publication, András László has joined LFB

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Hegymegi-Barakonyi és Társa Baker & McKenzie Ügyvédi Iroda - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Sources describe department co-head József Antal as "a very good negotiator." He handles both litigation and arbitration proceedings in civil and commercial matters for high-profile international and domestic clients. Sources praise him for his technical legal knowledge, networking skills and conciliatory approach, with one remarking that he is a "very precise and conscientious lawyer."

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Horváth & Partners DLA Piper - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Viktor Radics handles complex litigation and arbitration matters for clients in the energy, pharmaceutical and construction industries. Clients appreciate that he is "very responsive and authoritative in his views" and "extremely well prepared."

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Nagy és Trócsányi - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 2

第二等

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"Top name" Péter Nagy is renowned by both clients and peers for his "outstanding legal knowledge" of the Hungarian market. An experienced litigator, he advises across a range of areas, often representing clients in financial disputes. He led the team representing OTP Bank in matters against the Hungarian government. Sources note that he can "easily think with the client's mind" and is "very intelligent and engaging."

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Dentons - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

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Since publication, Milán Kohlrusz has joined Bittera, Kohlrusz és Tóth Ügyvédi Társulás

István Réczicza is a key contact for clients.

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Lakatos, Köves & Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Péter Köves frequently represents banks and private investors in the financial and investment protection sectors. He also handles competition and IP-related disputes. Sources confirm that he enjoys "a very good reputation."

Péter Lakatos is known for his litigious work in TMT, as well as for acting on competition-related disputes. Sources note that he "can remain calm" and "takes strategy through in a persistent manner," and also appreciate that he is "a team player."

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Band 1

Oppenheim Law Firm

From the Chambers Global guide

Tamás Éless is renowned for his experience in dispute resolution, with sources describing him as "extremely knowledgeable in civil procedures" and "an outstanding litigator." He handles financial and regulatory disputes as well as international arbitration. He is praised for his preparedness and for "communicating well with the client."

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Band 1

Nagy és Trócsányi

From the Chambers Global guide

"Top name" Péter Nagy is renowned by both clients and peers for his "outstanding legal knowledge" of the Hungarian market. An experienced litigator, he advises across a range of areas, often representing clients in financial disputes. He led the team representing OTP Bank in matters against the Hungarian government. Sources note that he can "easily think with the client's mind" and is "very intelligent and engaging."

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Band 1

CMS

From the Chambers Global guide

Head of department Zsolt Okányi acts for clients in litigation and arbitration. He represented Swietelsky Magyarország in construction litigation relating to liability for mistakes in published plans of a water dam construction on the River Danube. One client states: "He is an outstanding litigator, extremely smart and fast-thinking. He has a creative brain, inspiring manner and great tactical vigour. He is great at trials, and has built an excellent team that he manages efficiently." He also offers particular knowledge of white-collar criminal investigations.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Szecskay Attorneys at Law

From the Chambers Global guide

According to clients, András Szecskay is a "first-rate lawyer" for dispute resolution in Hungary. He often acts on high-value cross-border matters concerning IP and finance issues, including representing Richter Gedeon in a patent infringement brought against them by Pfizer. Also a proficient arbitrator, clients describe him as "masterful," adding: "He held the entire room captive."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Hegymegi-Barakonyi és Társa Baker & McKenzie Ügyvédi Iroda

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources describe department co-head József Antal as "a very good negotiator." He handles both litigation and arbitration proceedings in civil and commercial matters for high-profile international and domestic clients. Sources praise him for his technical legal knowledge, networking skills and conciliatory approach, with one remarking that he is a "very precise and conscientious lawyer."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

János Burai-Kovács

Burai-Kovács & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

János Burai-Kovács of Burai-Kovács & Partners is a well-respected practitioner and "knowledgeable arbitrator" who is particularly reputed for his experience in tax disputes.

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Band 2

Bittera, Kohlrusz & Tóth

From the Chambers Global guide

Milán Kohlrusz of Bittera, Kohlrusz & Tóth is a "highly regarded practitioner." He represents both domestic and international clients in arbitration proceedings as well as litigation, assisting with breach of contract, civil disputes and fraud. Clients appreciate that he is "highly confident, knowledgeable and can articulate issues very well." Another enthuses: "If he can't solve someone's problem, then nobody can."

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Band 2

Lakatos, Köves & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Péter Köves frequently represents banks and private investors in the financial and investment protection sectors. He also handles competition and IP-related disputes. Sources confirm that he enjoys "a very good reputation."

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Band 3

Lakatos, Köves & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Péter Lakatos is known for his litigious work in TMT, as well as for acting on competition-related disputes. Sources note that he "can remain calm" and "takes strategy through in a persistent manner," and also appreciate that he is "a team player."

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Band 3

András Daniel László

LFB

From the Chambers Global guide

András László is a founding partner at LFB. He handles high-profile corporate and commercial disputes. He is highly regarded by clients for his "breadth of experience in international arbitration matters," and they appreciate that he "presents well and does the job."

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Band 3

László Nanyista

Bird & Bird

From the Chambers Global guide

László Nanyista of Bird & Bird advances in the rankings following excellent feedback, with sources describing him as "a very good litigation lawyer." He represents clients in commercial and securities litigation. He also assists with arbitration proceedings.

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Band 3

Horváth & Partners DLA Piper

From the Chambers Global guide

Viktor Radics handles complex litigation and arbitration matters for clients in the energy, pharmaceutical and construction industries. Clients appreciate that he is "very responsive and authoritative in his views" and "extremely well prepared." 

^ See whole ranking table