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Employment in Hungary


CMS’ highly regarded team of dedicated employment lawyers offers domestic and international corporates support across the full spectrum of employment law matters, including contract-related issues, disciplinary measures, unfair dismissal disputes and data protection matters. With 30 years’ experience in the field, Gabriella Ormai leads a strong team of dedicated employment lawyers with broad industry expertise. She is suuported by seasoned lawyers Tamás Tercsák and Andreas Köhler, the latter noted for his cross-border transactional work for German, Austrian and Swiss clients. György Bálint, Boglárka Peszeki, Gábor Tóth, Gergely Torma are noted at the associate level.

Practice head(s):

Gabriella Ormai

Other key lawyers:

Tamás Tercsák; Andreas Köhler; György Bálint; Boglárka Peszeki; Gábor Tóth; Gergely Torma


‘The team is excellent, both in terms of knowledge and availability; they have a great work ethic and deliver very precise professional work on all assignments.’

‘Boglárka Peszeki and Gabriella Ormai both are extraordinary experts with deep knowledge and a supportive attitude.’

‘Boglárka Peszeki has a very deep labour and employment knowledge, and is extremely customer focused, quick and reliable. She can think outside the box in order to review all risks which might cause issues not just now, but also in the future. She is very detail oriented and open to discuss all legal aspects with us. She always provides us with quality support. ’

Key clients


AMC Networks Central Europe

Becton Dickinson


Johnson & Johnson

BlueVoyant Magyarország Kft.


Scientific Games

Marriott Hotels

Johnson & Johnson


Work highlights

  • Provides continuous advice to Budapest Marriott Hotels on collective and individual employment law matters.
  • Provides continuous advice to Microsoft on a full spectrum of labour law matters on a regular basis.
  • Assists Unisys, the Hungarian subsidiary of the American global information technology company, with a wide range of employment law matters.

DLA Piper Posztl, Nemescsói, Györfi-Tóth and Partners Law Firm

Integrated within the firm’s international network, the Budapest employment office at DLA Piper Posztl, Nemescsói, Györfi-Tóth and Partners Law Firm is active across the full spectrum of employment law, including the labour implications of cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Key clients include Emirates, Revolut and Verizon. Department head Helga Fehér regularly acts for clients in the aviation, manufacturing, retail and life sciences industries, specialising in corporate restructurings, transfers, mass redundancies, trade union-related issues and employment-related litigation. Junior associate Bettina Ujfalusi is also noted for her contribution to the team. Dóra Bocskov-Szabó recently departed to become General Counsel for Hungar at ExxonMobil.

Practice head(s):

Helga Fehér

Other key lawyers:

Bettina Ujfalusi


Helga Fehér is fantastic at listening to complex legal problems and providing detailed, comprehensive and easy to understand advice. Has helped the team make sense of complicated issues which seemed insurmountable.’

‘Bettina Ujfalusi is one to watch giving practical and sensible legal advice. Great communication skills.’

‘DLA Hungary has become in many ways our central resource for strategic advice in employment law, labour relations and HR operations. Helga Fehér’s team is able to deliver prompt and consistently high-quality legal support and business advice.’

‘Making use of DLA’s network, the team has made valuable contributions to cross-jurisdictional projects. The firm’s client-only support platforms and tools have provided a valuable knowledgebank that has allowed our legal team to scale up capabilities across practice areas.’

‘Helga Fehér is a seasoned legal professional and a leader in the industry. Her expert knowledge of employment law and labour relations is an asset that clients across most sectors of the economy can benefit from.We particularly value Helga’s support in terms of shaping our HR strategy. She takes time to learn about her clients and became intimately aware of our internal policies and priorities as employers.’

Key clients

Accell Global B.V.

UGI / Flaga

Wizz Air



TikTok / Bytedance

Arconic-Köfém Mill Products




Work highlights

  • Advised Accell Group on the establishment of a proper structure for its local management as well as assisting with preparation of the contractual background reflecting local legal requirements.
  • Providing employment-related advice on a continuous basis to UGI/Flaga.
  • Provides regular day-to-day employment and labour law advice to Revolut, including drafting employment agreement templates, related documents and providing legal advice on the best practice to establish the most flexible legal framework for employment matters.

Hegymegi-Barakonyi and Fehérváry Baker&McKenzie Attorneys-at-Law

The employment and compensation team at Hegymegi-Barakonyi and Fehérváry Baker&McKenzie Attorneys-at-Law is a much-lauded practice with broad industry experience. The firm is well placed to advise clients on strategic employment law issues, while also handling day-to-day transactional matters. The team is also well versed in internal investigations, employment litigation and industrial relations issues. Managing partner Ákos Fehérváry leads the team with 20 years’ experience in the field, regularly handling executive terminations, employment aspects of M&A transactions, transfer of business matters, mass redundancies and employment litigation. Counsel Nóra Óváry-Papp supports him with key strengths in termination issues and other high-profile employment services.

Practice head(s):

Ákos Fehérváry

Other key lawyers:

Nóra Óváry-Papp


‘The team knows the market, as well as the operations and processes of global companies very well and can therefore help us with solving our issues and offering solutions in a very effective way as a real trusted advisor.’

‘They always provide innovative solutions, including business ideas and processes which have been unprecedented before. Their team is really diverse.’

‘The lawyers working with us are always easily accessible, they are very flexible and helpful. They are business minded and solution oriented, which is greatly appreciated by our team.

Key clients

Ford Közép- és Kelet-Európai Kft.

Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft.

BP Business Service Centre



Work highlights

  • Advising SEMCORP on the employment law aspects of the establishment of a production facility in the electric vehicle sector.
  • Providing ongoing advice to BP on all employment issues related to their operations.
  • Providing ongoing advice to Ford regarding everyday labour law issues, assisting with implementing global regulations and carrying out reorganisations.

Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Regularly assisting major multinational corporations with their Hungrian and CEE operations, Szecskay Attorneys at Law is a well-coordinated standalone practice offering clients full transactional, advisory and litigious support. Department head Hédi Bozsonyik offers key support to large-scale clients in the automotive, TMT and manufacturing sectors. Zoltán Balázs Kovács specialises in whistle-blowing policies and TUPE compliance, as well as the establishment and termination of employment relationships and employment-related data protection. Katalin Grósz focuses on employment litigation covering breaches of contract, damages claims and other labour disputes. Adrienn Tar specialises in M&A-related employment issues, while Bence Molnár is regularly instructed by German-speaking clients. Emil Szabó, Máté Kiss, Dániel Bihary are key associates.

Practice head(s):

Hédi Bozsonyik

Other key lawyers:

Zoltán Balázs Kovács; Katalin Grósz; Adrienn Tar; Emil Szabó; Máté Kiss; Dániel Bihary

Key clients


LogMeIn (GoTo Technologies)

Reckitt Benckiser

Media Markt Saturn Holding







Work highlights

  • Assisted LogMeIn with the sale of its Bold360 business to Genesys, assisting the client with TUPE compliance and all other employment-related matters in connection with this transaction.
  • Assisted a German business with collective rights issues.

VJT & Partners

Catering to a diverse clientele of international corporates across multiple industries, VJT & Partners is well placed to handle all aspects of employment law including terminations, mass dismissals, corporate structuring, collective bargaining, whistleblowing and internal investigations. János Tamás Varga and Zoltán Csernus jointly lead the team; the former brings over 20 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious employment matters to the role.

Practice head(s):

János Tamás Varga; Zoltán Csernus


‘VJT & Partners is a remarkable law firm. It is totally committed to the client and goes the extra mile in protecting and advocating on the client’s behalf. Moreover, VJT has demonstrated an uncanny ability to incorporate outside experts and attorneys to complement and be an integral part of the legal team.’

‘VJT has exhibited breadth and diversity, expanding from a focus on purely employment law concerns to incorporate relevant public policy and constitutional legal arguments. VJT was always willing to include the client and the client’s ideas in its deliberations.’

‘VJT demonstrated effective project management skills in managing a diverse internal and external legal team–keeping the work at a high level and having this work consistently delivered on time.’

‘VJT & Partners is a firm with savvy lawyers that deliver fast and practical advice.’

Andrékó Ferenczi Kinstellar

Working closely with its highly regarded corporate and investment teams, the employment group at Andrékó Ferenczi Kinstellar advises high-level domestic and regional corporates on all aspects of employment law, notably assisting foreign investors and employers with the establishment of their employment structures, as well as advising on day-to-day operations. Senior associate Dániel Péter spearheads the department, with expertise in employment law and its overlap with commercial, corporate and M&A matters. Senior counsel Ákos Nagy focuses on outsourcing, restructuring, contracts, and complex terminations. Junior associate Szilágyi Szabolcs  contributes to complex matters surrounding hiring, dismissals, outsourcing, and compliance.

Practice head(s):

Dániel Péter

Other key lawyers:

Ákos Nagy; Szilágyi Szabolcs


‘Dániel Péter is easy to work with, quick and responsive, providing sound legal advice with excellent knowledge of employment law.’

Key clients

SK Innovation

Caterpillar Inc.

People 2.0

Ibiden Europe B.V.

NVIDIA Corporation



Hamburger Hungária

MVM Next Energiakereskedelmi Zrt.

Crown / Eviosys

MET Hungary Kft.

Work highlights

  • Advises SK Innovation and its Hungarian affiliates on day-to-day employment matters, including establishment and termination of employment relationships, work safety and occupational health matters, development of internal rules and policies, temporary agency work and collective labour matters.
  • Advised Vanguards and two of its major subsidiaries on the review of the group’s employment and governance structure, which included developing appropriate HR documentation as well as preparation and implementation of various internal HR-related policies and work scheduling schemes.
  • Advising People 2.0 on the establishment of a temporary agency work scheme in Hungary.

Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners Law Firm

The employment department at Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners Law Firm caters to clients’ contentious, non-contentious, regulatory, and transactional needs, with particular industry expertise in the pharmaceutical sector. The firm has recently attracted a swathe of new blue-chip clients, who join an existing host of multinational corporate clients. Head of employment Gábor Damjanovic bring two decades experience advising and representing multinational clients, foreign investors, and domestic corporates to his role. Ákos Balázs advises clients on a wide range of employment issues, with particular expertise in employment-related immigration.

Practice head(s):

Gábor Damjanovic

Other key lawyers:

Ákos Balázs


‘Great reliable team, to the point, super service and responsive.’

‘Gábor Damjanovic is outstanding, I would always recommend him. Perfect English language skills, reliable and quick.’

‘Gabor Damjanovic is a highly competent lawyer, backed by a strong team. The firm is well known and highly regarded in Hungarian business circles.’

Key clients

Obton A/S

China Telecom

Intersnack Group

Unipetrol Group

Allegis Group, Inc.

American Express Global Business Travel

Netcracker Technology

Schwabe Pharmaceuticals

AUTOVISTA Hungary (formerly known as EUROTAX Glass Hungary)

Velox Digital

Haema Plasma

Tavanta Therapeutics

Amer Sport




Groupe Briand


Pannon Clinic

Adesso Group


Work highlights

  • Advising Allegis Group on a new recruitment business in Hungary, including advising on all relevant and newly-introduced regulatory and HR aspects.
  • Advised Velox Digital on acquiring entry permissions and respective quarantine waivers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Assisted Groupe Briand with the acquisition of a major group of companies across the CEE region, handling the Hungarian legal due diligence and advising on employment-related documents.

KCG Partners Law Firm

KCG Partners Law Firm caters to a host of domestic and international corporates and financial institutions on a wide range of employment law issues. The firm has recently seen an increasing number of mandates concerning employee relocation in response to the war in Ukraine. US-qualified Levente Csengery is regularly instructed by multinational clients operating in the region. Rita Párkányi  is an expert on all aspects of employment law, as well as labour-related data protection issues.

Practice head(s):

Levente Csengery; Rita Párkányi


‘KCG is composed of highly skilled individuals who hold the necessary business knowledge and understanding to support clients. The KCG team is highly agile and flexible to deliver the best legal service experience.’

‘Levente Csengery is a lead professional in the Hungarian employment and dispute settlement market. Further to his technical expertise, he has excellent skills to get connections with his clients.’

‘The strong alliance among its partners makes KCG unique on the market. Their close collaboration is one of their strongest strengths that helps them a lot.’

Key clients

OTP Bank




BNP Paribas Cardif

Szimbiózis Foundation

Expat Management Group

Deltaplast Kft.

Mediroyal Kft

Lakatos, Köves and Partners

Lakatos, Köves and Partners offers clients broad employment law capabilities across employment framework, data protection, restructuring, and employee relations issues, as well as employment-related litigation, and labour issues arising from mergers and acquisitions. Counsel Éva Bognár, who 'knows all there is to know about employment', heads up the practice. Katalin Losonci and Petra Rózsahegyi are noted at the associate level.

Practice head(s):

Éva Bognár

Other key lawyers:

Katalin Losonci; Petra Rózsahegyi


‘They are one of the top employment teams in Hungary when it comes to efficiency and service excellence.’

‘Éva Bognár knows all there is to know about employment. Efficient, experienced and focused on giving to the point advice for the clients. Eva is often assisted by Katalin Losonci whose expertise and advise is also excellent. Efficient and timely service, also outside of business hours.’

‘We appreciate their timelines, availability and seamless engagement also of specialists from related areas like data protection or personal taxation.’

Key clients

Mattoni 1873 a.s.

Norbit ASA

Toyo INK


VGP Parks

MARS Multisales and Manufacturing entities


Netease and Bytedance



American International School of Budapest (AISB)


Work highlights

  • Advising Viterra headquarters on the implementation of a sensitive management change in Hungary, including the various options of executive termination and removals from corporate positions.

Oppenheim Ugyvedi Iroda

Oppenheim Ugyvedi Iroda fields a well balanced advisory and transactional offering, particularly for clients in the banking, construction, retail and telecoms industries. Made up of dedicated employment specialists, the team is particularly known for its work relating to collective labour issues, including CBA negotiations, wage agreements and strikes. Managing partner Zsolt Cselédi leads the team with a focus on collective labour law, commercial transactions, and outsourcing, as well as M&A-related labour issues. Lívia Mihovics is noted for her labour-related litigation work. Yvette Varga is a key associate.

Practice head(s):

Zsolt Cselédi

Other key lawyers:

Lívia Mihovic; Yvette Varga


‘Deep knowledge about Hungarian labour law.’

Key clients

4iG Plc.

Continental Automotive Group

ContiTech Fluid

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


Hungarian Ministry of Finance

Delivery Hero – FoodPanda

Intesa Sanpaolo – CIB Bank Hungary

Vodafone Shared Services Hungary

Eneos Corporation

Mayr-Melnhof Group

HDT Inc.

JUB d.o.o.


Exim Export Growth Promotion Fund managed by GB & Partners

bnt attorneys in CEE

bnt attorneys in CEE is a strong choice for German-speaking corporate clients active across the CEE region, and is particularly well versed in HR, collective labour, employee relations, M&A and data protection issues. Éva Ratatics leads the team alongside Jan Burmeister, both with decades of experience in the employment field. Associates András Szabó and Zsófia Sallai are also key members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Éva Ratatics

Other key lawyers:

Jan Burmeister; András Szabó; Zsófia Sallai


‘The team is available to us at any time. Excellent lawyers with a business mindset. Easy to reach them, we get a straightforward and tailor-made solution quickly. Collaboration online is as smooth and easy as it was in person in old times, but it is quicker and saves us a lot of time.’

‘Éva Ratatics is an exceptional employment lawyer in Hungary. Reliable, skilled, all-heart lawyer. She is on top of HR matters as well, thus we get a real solution and support in employment matters.’

Key clients

Scholz Group

Grant Thornton

Robert Bürkle GmbH


AGCO Corporation

Budapest Airport

Faulhaber Motors Hungaria Kft.

Inovivo Group

Alois Dallmayr


CLV Partners - Csabai & Partners Law Firm

Recently restructured with an infusion of talent at the partner and associate levels, CLV Partners - Csabai & Partners Law Firm provides a wide range of employment law services for clients in the finance, life sciences, technology, construction and manufacturing sectors, amongst others. Marianna Csabai co-leads the department, alongside new arrival Anna Katalin Papp, who joined from her own law firm in January 2022.

Practice head(s):

Marianna Csabai; Anna Katalin Papp


‘High level of professionalism overall. Their theoretical knowledge is extensive, but what makes the firm special is the practical adaptation of this.’

‘Fast and knowledgeable, result-oriented firm.’

‘Approachable and friendly in their communication and style. Detailed explanation of employment law in Hungary in a clear manner.’

Key clients

Futureal Management LLC

Cordia Management LLC

Work highlights

  • Advising Futureal Group on various employment matters, including the TUPE process relating to the outsourcing of a business operation.

Deloitte Legal Göndöcz and Partners Law Firm

Deloitte Legal Göndöcz and Partners Law Firm has recently enjoyed an increasing number of employment law mandates. The department works closely with the firm's tax and immigration team to advise on working from home and abroad policies. Managing partner Péter Göndöcz  focuses on employment matters arising from corporate and M&A transactions, particularly in the energy, telecoms, manufacturing, and investment management spaces. Attila Kövesdy’s employment practice is complimented by his expertise in tax law, while Brigitta Gál advises on labour restructuring, termination of employment and collective redundancy matters.

Practice head(s):

Attila Kövesdy; Péter Göndöcz; Brigitta Gál


‘Deloitte Legal’s employment practice is composed of highly skilled individuals with the professional understanding to support clients.’

‘Brigitta Gál provided excellent organisation, timely and professional support.’

‘Very professional and prompt. Customer oriented.’

‘Supportive and ready to explain processes in detail.’

Key clients

MÁV Vagon Kft., MÁV-START Zrt.

PortfoLion Partner Magántőkealap

PortfoLion Regionális Magántőkealap

Orbico Hungary Kft.

Wellis Magyarország Zrt.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Kft.


FedEx Express Poland sp. z o.o

Work highlights

  • Advised MÁV Vagon and MÁV-START on the restructuring of the Hungarian State Railways’ business activities.
  • Advised PortfoLion on its equity investment in W.UP, carrying out die diligence, and acting as lead counsel in the structuring and negotiation process.
  • Advising Integral Venture Partners and its subsidiary, CodeCool Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság, on the acquisition of SDA.


Part of the firm’s Europe-wide employment and labour offering, Dentons handles a wide range of contentious and advisory employment work for international corporates. Anita Horváth leads the department with a strong background in corporate and M&A, ensuring she is well placed to handle the employment aspects of M&A transactions, including post-acquisition advice. New addition Eszter Bohati – who joined from CERHA HEMPEL Dezso & Partners in January 2022 – focuses on workforce restructuring and reorganisation, employment termination, the preparation of labour contracts and employment-related litigation.

Practice head(s):

Anita Horváth

Other key lawyers:

Eszter Bohati


‘Eszter Bohati is very responsive and helpful in describing and advising on Hungarian employment law.’

‘Very commercial and pragmatic.’

Key clients




Franklin Templeton

Abroncs Kereskedőház

Keyence International

Work highlights

  • Providing general day-to-day employment advice to Mercedes-Benz.
  • Providing general day-to-day employment advice to Nike.
  • Providing general day-to-day employment advice to Affidea.


Noerr is active across the full spectrum of employment law matters. The team has sector-specific experience in the manufacturing and automotive industries, with a focus on employment-related data protection. Viktor Füzi co-leads the team, with extensive experience in collective labour and employment litigation. Edina Czeglédy joins him at leadership level, and focuses on restructurings, data protection and employee transfers.

Practice head(s):

Viktor Füzi; Edina Czeglédy

Key clients

Peek & Cloppenburg Kft.

SD Worx

Arrow Electronics group

Giant Hungary Kft.

thyssenkrupp Components Technology Hungary Kft.

Schwarzmüller Kft.

RUAG Ammotec Magyarországi Zrt.

ZF Hungária Kft.

Diehl Aviation Hungary Kft.


Work highlights

  • Advising Peek & Cloppenburg on the posting of employees abroad, preparation of warnings and termination notices, and new remuneration models.
  • Advising WITTUR-SEMATIC on the restructuring of its management level and on changes in the employment structure.
  • Advising thyssenkrupp on daily employment matters, labour union matters and outsourcing matters, as well as data protection issues.

Partos & Noblet in co-operation with Hogan Lovells International LLP

With Christopher Noblet at the helm, Partos & Noblet in co-operation with Hogan Lovells International LLP advises a roster of household names across a range of industries on their day-to-day corporate issues. The group also frequently assists with employment-related data protection issues and matters relating to executive employees. Structuring and implementation of employee share programmes is likewise an area of strength.

Practice head(s):

Christopher Noblet

Key clients


Louis Vuitton

Texas Instruments

Mitcham Industries

Yves Rocher

Work highlights

  • Advising Texas Instruments on a range of HR and employment issues, including sensitive termination matters.
  • Advising Louis Vuitton Malletier on a range of HR and employment issues, including sensitive termination matters and Covid-19 issues.
  • Advising VAJDA-PAPÍR on a range of HR and employment issues, including employment termination issues.

Sándor Szegedi Szent-Ivány Komáromi Eversheds Sutherland

As a multidisciplinary firm with an international network, Sándor Szegedi Szent-Ivány Komáromi Eversheds Sutherland is well placed to advise domestic and international corporates and SMEs on a wide range of employment matters. Specific strengths lie in TUPE, day-to-day HR support, mass redundancies, data protection and employment litigation. Katalin Varga now heads the department, with former team lead Agnes Szent-Ivány active on key matters. Kinga Mekler is a noted associate.

Practice head(s):

Katalin Varga; Ágnes Szent-Ivány

Other key lawyers:

Kinga Mekler

Key clients

Charles River Laboratories

Chep (Brambles)






Red Bull


Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung


Tata Consultancy Services

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines


Yves Rocher

Schoenherr Hetényi Ügyvédi Iroda

Schoenherr Hetényi Ügyvédi Iroda caters to a broad range of SMEs on domestic and cross-border employment issues. The team provides non-contentious advice, notably on strategic employment matters related to corporate transactions. Recently promoted partner Dániel Gera leads, with 20 years’ of experience in the employment space. Dorottya Gindl and Ákos Kovács are also key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Dániel Gera

Other key lawyers:

Dorottya Gindl; Ákos Kovács


‘Availability, punctuality, skill and detail.’

Key clients

Fressnapf Holding SE / Fressnapf Hungária Kft.

Benteler Autótechnika Kft.

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, SA (CAF) and its Hungarian subsidiary CAF Hungary Kft.

Manpower Kft.

Grundfos A/S

Uniper Hungary Kft.

Essentra Filter Products Kft.

Euro Pool System Hungary Kft.

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen – Heidelberg Magyarország Kft.


FlixMobility GmbH – Flixbus Hungary Kft.

Schott Hungary Kft

Globalization Partners

B&B Hotels Hungary Kft.

Avaya Magyarország Kft.

Avalara Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised Globalization Partners on its market entry to Hungary.
  • Assisted Tesla with the employment aspects of setting up its operations in Hungary.
  • Assisting Fressnapf Hungary and its group with all employment-related matters.

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Operating as part of the firm's considerable international network, Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda‘s employment arm is a trusted operation for domestic and international corporate clients alike. The team handles contentious and non-contentious matters, primarily advising global companies on the operational employment issues of their Hungarian subsidiaries. Zoltán Tarján and Pál Szabó are the key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Zoltán Tarján; Pál Szabó

Other key lawyers:

Karim Laribi


‘The team is professional, with substantial expertise in Hungarian employment law and in related fields.’

‘Zoltán Tarján is an up-to-date person in the field of employment and provides practical and creative real life solutions to our queries.’

‘Like other international law firms Bird & Bird offers services across various sectors and practices. What makes them stand out is the ability to efficiently coordinate work across multiple practices including employment, corporate and IP and their understanding of less traditional, up-and-coming and developing sectors.’

Key clients



Central European Development Hub

Omega Pharma

Treos Bio

Thermo Fisher



Work highlights

  • Advised US investment firm Peak6 on various HR-related matters, including on a long-term incentive plan, and the drafting of general terms and conditions applicable to its Hungarian employees.
  • Assisting the management of the Central European Development Hub with the setting up of its HR function in Hungary and the Czech Republic, as well as assessing the potential establishment of a corporate presence in Eastern Europe.

Szabó Kelemen & Partners Andersen Attorneys

Szabó Kelemen & Partners Andersen Attorneys predominantly acts for clients in the finance, manufacturing, energy, retail, and agricultural industries. Department lead Szilvia Fehérvári has extensive experience in collective labour, M&A-related employment issues, employment contracts, terminations, whistleblowing and employment litigation. Domonkos Kiss is another key contact, particularly for employment-related data protection.

Practice head(s):

Szilvia Fehérvári

Other key lawyers:

Domonkos Kiss


‘Great team, short response times, appropriate professional background.’

Taylor Wessing Hungary

Torsten Braner leads the employment team Taylor Wessing Hungary with extensive cross-border experience. The team’s key strengths lie in employee contracts, hybrid working, collective labour and employment issues arising from corporate restructurings. Zoltán Novák is also a key partner, with Petra Knall and Zsombor Lenner noted at the associate level.

Practice head(s):

Torsten Braner

Other key lawyers:

Zoltán Novák; Petra Knall; Zsombor Lenner


‘The team works together seamlessly and is very knowledgeable across different areas of expertise. Ideal for international customers.’

‘Extremely responsive and provided valuable, pragmatic input which could quickly be implemented.’

‘The Taylor Wessing team has assisted our organization with a number of employment contracts. Their expertise, guidance and timeliness is outstanding.’

Key clients

Knüppel Csomagolástechnika Kft.

Körber AG

C&A Mode Kft.

EIPA Hungária Kft.

Mango Hungary Kft.

JUNGHEINRICH Hungária Fejlesztési és Tanácsadó Kft.

Präzi-Flachstahl AG

Sophos Ltd.

Twentyone GmbH – Hungarian Branch

achelos GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising Knüppel Csomagolástechnika on a broad range of employment matters.
  • Advised Sophos Hungary on employee vaccination matters and return to work policies.
  • Drafting employment contract templates for the launch of achelos Hungary.

Vámosi-Nagy Ernst & Young Law Office

Benefitting from its integration within the firm’s global network, Vámosi-Nagy Ernst & Young Law Office‘s employment practice serves notable domestic and international clients across a range of industries. Jagicza Gábor leads the team with a focus on HR support, employee relations, collective bargaining and employment litigation. Helga Rudas, Zita Pavelko and Dóra Farkas are noted associates.

Practice head(s):

Gábor Jagicza

Other key lawyers:

Helga Rudas; Zita Pavelko; Dóra Farkas

Key clients

EY GDS (CS) Limited

Vanguards Fashion Group Zrt.

Kinnarps House Kft.

Wizzair Hungary Zrt.

Diageo Zrt.

Wolf Theiss Faludi Ügyvédi Iroda

Barnabás Buzási leads the employment team at WOLF THEISS FALUDI ÜGYVÉDI IRODA with a focus on cross-border employment matters. The team regularly handles employment litigation, employment-related immigration issues, and day-to-day HR support, as well as the labour issues surrounding greenfield investments and market entry. László Kenyeres and Marietta Molnár are also key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Barnabás Buzási

Other key lawyers:

László Kenyeres; Marietta Molnár


‘What sets Wolf Theiss apart from others is primarily the high level of professionalism in providing services, which is reflected in a good knowledge of labour law issues.’

‘When giving legal advice, they are detailed, comprehensive and clear.’

‘Marietta Molnár is exceptional and professional.’

Key clients

International Flavors & Fragrances I.F.F. (Hungary) Kft.

Work highlights

  • Advised International Flavors & Fragrances on setting up in Hungary and operating a financial shared services centre with a global reach.