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Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

KAPÁS UTCA 6-12, 1027 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
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Work +36 1 301 8900
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Fax +36 1 301 8901
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Hungary

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda enters the ranking following the arrival of a team from the now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The group acts for a large number of major banks and borrowers on local and regional corporate, acquisition and project finance transactions. The highly regarded Konrád Siegler and senior associate Tamás Simon are advising the Hungarian Export-Import Bank on the secured financing for a major real estate development and acted for MKB Bank on the Hungarian law aspects of cross-border repo financing transactions with DebtInvest.

Leading individuals

Konrád Siegler - Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Next generation lawyers

Tamás Simon - Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda enters the ranking following the arrival of a team from the now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Konrád Siegler and senior associate Gábor Szabó are ‘outstanding’, and recently advised Alteo on its IPO and acted for UniCredit on a cash-settled put-and-call option arrangement with MOL Group.

Leading individuals

Konrád Siegler - Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda enters the ranking following the arrival of a team from the now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The team has particular expertise in the financial services, private equity, telecoms and energy sectors, where it handles a considerable number of M&A mandates. David Dederick and Konrád Siegler are names to note, as is associate Dária Szabó who has ‘great technical skills’.

Leading individuals

David Dederick - Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Next generation lawyers

Dária Szabó - Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 3

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda handles a steady flow of merger control proceedings before the Hungary Competition Authority and the European Commission. The team is assisting MOL with the merger clearance aspects of its acquisition of OT Industries. Special counsel László Zlatarov is the main contact.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda’s practice was bolstered by the arrival of a team from the now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Recent work includes handling a major investment arbitration, and acting in tax, IP and employment disputes. Konrád Siegler, László Nanyista, Bálint Halász and Zoltán Tarján are the names to note.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

At Knight Bird & Bird Iroda senior associate Zoltán Tarján has notable experience in employment litigation matters. Pál Szabó, who was promoted to the partnership in May 2018, joined the firm from now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The group also handles complex restructuring and collective redundancy matters.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda acts for clients ranging from well-known corporates to key players in the electronics, pharmaceutical and IT industries. Practice head Bálint Halász recently represented a fintech client in patent enforcement proceedings and is advising a number of clients on data protection.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda enters the ranking following the arrival of a team from the now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The group advises domestic and international clients on a range of regional projects and financing transactions. The team is acting for a local bank on the financing of a multimillion-euro greenfield agricultural project. Konrád Siegler and Dániel Arányi are notable practitioners. Hungarian Horizon and Hungarian Export-Import Bank are also clients.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda’s team includes David Dederick, senior counsel Ferenc Mátrai and senior associate Éva Kovács following the trio’s arrival from the now defunct Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The group is advising Wing on two major real estate development projects and assisted ConvergenCE and Europa Capital on the €60m sale of three office buildings.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda

Knight Bird & Bird Iroda’s practice was strengthened by the arrival of a team, including David Dederick, from Siegler Law Office / Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. The group advises TMT sector clients on a range of corporate, commercial, financing, IP and employment matters. Bálint Halász and Zoltán Tarján are other names to note.

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