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Andras Szecskay

Managing Partner
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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Budapest, Hungary
    Local Time: Tuesday 07:30

Practice Expertise

  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets

Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • E-Commerce
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Privatization
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair Competition
  • View More

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Group - Member
  • Patent Law Group - Member

Profile

Dr. Andras SZECSKAY is the founder and named partner of Szecskay Attorneys at Law. He has a wealth of reputation in the Hungarian and International markets. He has developed an extensive international and domestic litigation and arbitration practice, which includes involvement in ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, etc. procedures. His practice focuses on high-value and complex commercial, corporate, IP and foreign investment related litigation and arbitration matters, as well as judicial review proceedings. His experience spans a number of industries and sectors, including life sciences, banking, energy, environment, oil & gas, power and telecommunications.

Besides being a leading arbitrator in Hungary, he is a listed arbitrator on the list of practitioners of the Vienna International Arbitration Center. He has handled over a hundred arbitration cases. He is also the name to go to in the field of IP. Besides his high reputation for his professional experience, Andras is well known for his admiration and support of music, literature and contemporary arts.

He is fluent in English.

Bar Admissions
Budapest Bar.

Education
Szeged University Law School.

Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • E-Commerce
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Privatization
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair Competition

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
"In the Service of Justice" Award by Hungarian Bar Association (2019)
"Market Maker", CEE Legal Matters, 2017
"Deak Ferenc Award" ("Pro Meritis De Iuris Peritia"), the highest joint award of all legal professions in Hungary (2014)
Pro Collegium Advocatorum ("Az Ugyvedsegert" - "For the Legal Profession") Award by the Hungarian Bar Association (2011)
Knight's Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, awarded by the President of Hungary (2008)
Recognized as an Exemplary Lawyer ("Kivalo Ugyved") by the Hungarian Bar Association (2003)
Eotvos Award from the Budapest Bar Association (2000)

Professional Associations
  • International Bar Association
  • Union Internationale des Avocats
  • International Trademark Association
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Seminars
Dr. Szecskay regularly lectures at domestic and international conferences on topics arising in his areas of specialisation.

Articles

Dr. Szecskay is the author or co-author of a number of articles on Hungarian and international corporate law, competition law, arbitration and IP law. His articles have appeared in international publications, such as the Digest of Commercial Laws of the World (L. NELSON), Worldwide Trade Secrets Law (T.F. MCLAREN), and International Banking Law & Regulation (OCEANA PUBLICATIONS, INC.), and in Hungarian professional periodicals too.

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