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Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

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Dr Zoltán Tarján

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Bird & Bird LLP

Work Department

Employment, Tech & Comms, Data Protection, Commercial


Senior Associate, Head of the Employment group in Budapest. Zoltán has significant experience in contentious and non-contentious employment matters. He regularly advises clients on complex restructuring and collective redundancy projects, termination of employment, localisation of employment contracts, employee transfers and lawsuits concerning overtime allowances and unlawful termination claims. Further experience includes information technology, outsourcing, data protection, telecommunications and e-commerce matters. He regularly advises on telecom regulatory issues including notification obligation and number portability. Zoltán has expertise in IT and business process outsourcing projects and advises clients on data protection issues including privacy audits, employee monitoring and direct marketing issues.


Since 2013 Senior Attorney-at-Law at Bird & Bird; 2010 – 2012 – Partner at VJT & Partners Law Firm; 2004-2010 Attorney – at- Law at Forgó, Varga & Partners Law Firm; 2008 - Admitted to Budapest Bar Association


Hungarian, English


Budapest Bar Association


Queen Mary University of London (LL.M in Computer and Communications Law, 2007); Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law (doctor of law, 2002)



Within: Employment

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is regularly engaged on dismissal and collective redundancy matters, international transfers, data protection, trade secrets and regulatory instructions. It is also often involved in the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Univision, Intrexon and General Electric Hungary are clients. Team head Pál Szabó and senior associate Zoltán Tarján are the key contacts.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda handles contentious and non-contentious IP matters, with expertise across patents, trade marks, copyright and anti-counterfeiting mandates. It represented Kvint-R in a trade mark cancellation action. Recently promoted partner Bálint Halász, who heads the team, and senior associates Zoltán Tarján and Bettina Kövecses are noted.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

At Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda, counsel Ferenc Mátrai acts for various governmental bodies on property development projects and advised on the development of the Duna Aréna and a new national football stadium. Mátrai and managing partner David Dederick assisted Marriott International with the establishment of a new Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Budapest. Senior associates Éva Kovács and Zoltán Tarján are also noted.

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Within: TMT

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is ‘able to find efficient solutions for difficult problems’. The team is noted for its transactional expertise and it advised Providence Equity on the acquisition of a music and festival business in Europe. Magyar Telekom and Alma Media are also clients. Team heads David Dederick and Bálint Halász are recommended, as are senior associates Zoltán Tarján, who is experienced in data protection and outsourcing, and Gábor Helembai, who handles gaming and betting sector mandates.

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