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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Szecskay Attorneys at Law  

Legal Services | Hungary

www.szecskay.com
tel: +36 1 472 3000 | fax: +36 1 472 3001
Kossuth Lajos Sqr. 16-17. III | Budapest | H-1055 | Hungary


Main Contacts

Andras Szecskay

Andras SzecskayManaging Partner

Offices

Budapest, Hungary

Szecskay Attorneys at Law's Overview

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is a leading independent Hungarian law firm specialized in Hungarian and cross-border business. Our mission is to be your trusted advisor in legal matters so you can focus on growing your business.

We cover a full spectrum of industry, trade and services, and all areas of business law. Our clients are mostly multinational companies, as well as major and mid-sized Hungarian companies.

During the last almost 30 years, our firm has grown to achieve a reputation for bringing tangible business solutions and exceptional international know-how to the table. We are praised for adding a human touch to delivering clear, understandable and honest legal advice. What's more, we cooperate with leading local and international law firms all around the world to support our clients' cross-border business.

In addition to Hungarian lawyers, we have foreign attorneys licensed to practice in England & Wales, France, Germany and Denmark. We work in Hungarian, English, German, French, Russian and Danish. Both our practice groups and our attorneys are consistently top-ranked in all major legal ranking publications (IFLR, Chambers and Legal500).

For further information, please visit our website at www.szecskay.com.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1992
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 34

Languages: Hungarian, English, German, French, Russian, Danish.

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Advertising
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Banking
  • Banking & Capital Markets
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Copyright
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Litigation
  • E-Commerce
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Energy & Environment
  • Environmental
  • European Community Law
  • Finance
  • Financial Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Internet and Cyberspace
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Offshore Trust Accounts
  • Patents
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Privatization
  • Project Financing
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Tort
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair Competition
  • Venture Capital
  • Workers Compensation
Representative Clients
  • Allianz;
  • Amway;
  • ÁPV Rt. (state asset management agency);
  • Auchan;
  • Bank of China;
  • Berlinwasser AG;
  • Bloomberg;
  • CIB Bank Rt.;
  • Diageo;
  • E.ON;
  • Egis Rt.;
  • Eidos;
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
  • Frantschach-Mondi Group;
  • Fusion (operator of Burger King in Central Europe);
  • Gallaher Austria Tabak;
  • Gallup Organization;
  • GRC (real property development);
  • HVB Securities;
  • Investkredit Bank AG;
  • IVAX;
  • Kennametal;
  • Kommunalkredit Austria AG / Dexia Kommunalkredit Bank AG;
  • L'Oreal Hungary;
  • Loranger;
  • MFB (Hungarian Development Bank);
  • Pactiv Corporation (Regis);
  • PCC AFT;
  • Promod;
  • Raindrop Geomagic;
  • Reckitt Benkiser;
  • Richter Gedeon Rt.;
  • SSL International;
  • Société Générale;
  • Sonepar;
  • Tschibo;
  • Valeo; and
  • Zwack Unicum Rt. (alcohol and spirits production).
Professionals

Partners

Attorneys

Gabor Faludi

Gabor FaludiOf Counsel

Anita Kalicz

Anita KaliczOf Counsel


David Kerpel

David KerpelAssociate

Lilla Kiss

Lilla KissOf Counsel

Bence Molnar

Bence MolnarAssociate


Adrienn Tar

Adrienn TarSenior Associate

Gyorgy Wellmann

Gyorgy WellmannSenior Associate


Foreign Attorneys

Matthew Francis

Matthew FrancisRegistered European Lawyer

Sam MacMahon Baldwin

Sam MacMahon BaldwinEuropean Community Counsel


Attorney Candidates

Daniel Bihari

Daniel BihariJunior Associate

Johanna Hermann

Johanna HermannJunior Associate

Mate Kiss

Mate KissJunior Associate


Regina Pszilosz

Regina PsziloszJunior Associate

Emil Szabo

Emil SzaboJunior Associate

Evelin Szoke

Evelin SzokeJunior Associate


Krisztina Sztojan

Krisztina SztojanJunior Associate

Articles

New Job-Creating Wage Subsidy Helps Companies Rebuild in the Midst of the Pandemic-Caused Economic Crisis
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, June 2020

In its notice published on May 18, 2020, the National Employment Service (Nemzeti Foglalkoztatási Szolgálat) laid down the fundamental criteria that must be met by an applicant to be eligible for the new EU-supported wage subsidy intended to help create new jobs in Hungary in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is an enormous difference between the Kurzarbeitwage subsidy and this job-creating wage subsidy...

The Hungarian Trust: A Transparent Solution for the Legal Protection of Assets and Succession Planning in Family Businesses
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, June 2020

The most general reason for setting up a trust is to ensure the effective and professional legal protection of assets. Contrary to a private foundation, there is no legal requirement to set forth a specific objective for the trust. However, the most common objectives of a trust include, among others, i) safeguarding the integrity of the assets, ii) protecting the assets against potential creditors, iii) succession planning, deviating from inheritance rules, iv) providing professional asset management, iv) providing secrecy and confidentiality, and v) tax planning...

All articles submitted by Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Press

Szecskay Attorneys at Law Appoints New Partner - Adrienn Tar to head the firm’s Corporate Practice
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, January 2020

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Adrienn Tar has been promoted to partnership effective 1 January, 2020. She will head the firm’s Corporate Practice managing and coordinating the firm’s corporate services. Adrienn Tar adds to the outstanding line-up of 16 experienced Partners. Adrienn Tar is known for her 24/7 tireless services to the international business community seeking to establish and to operate quickly and smoothly in Hungary. She not only provides professional advice on the establishment of a company but also provides a very practical tailored solution as to its implementation. This comprises everything from labour to contract law and licensing questions...

Szecskay Attorneys at Law Appoints New Partner
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, January 2020

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Adrienn Tar has been promoted to partnership effective 1 January, 2020. She will head the firm’s Corporate Practice managing and coordinating the firm’s corporate services. Adrienn Tar adds to the outstanding line-up of 16 experienced Partners. Adrienn Tar is known for her 24/7 tireless services to the international business community seeking to establish and to operate quickly and smoothly in Hungary. She not only provides professional advice on the establishment of a company but also provides a very practical tailored solution as to its implementation. This comprises everything from labour to contract law and licensing questions...

All press submitted by Szecskay Attorneys at Law

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