Firm Profile > Noerr > Budapest, Hungary

FÖ UTCA 14-18

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Noerr fields a team of multilingual lawyers, whose experience includes real estate finance, acquisition finance and project finance. It also advises clients on capital markets transactions, derivatives and banking regulatory regimes. On the lender side, the firm acts for regional and local banks, including UniCredit Bank and the Hungarian Development Bank. Borrower-side work is also on the increase. Edina Schweizer and Ákos Bajorfi are the key figures.

Practice head(s):

Edina Schweizer

Other key lawyers:

Ákos Bajorfi


‘Noerr Hungary combines the broad knowledge of finance and banking-related topics in Hungary with a broad knowledge and experience in other countries, as well as German-speaking lawyers with knowledge of loan-related legal topics in an international context.’

‘Very well connected within the Hungarian banking industry and broad knowledge on banking and financing topics’

‘Edina Schweizer is a rock star – she’s at the top of her game.’

Key clients

UniCredit Bank

K&H Bank (KBC Group)

Mercedes Benz Financial Services

Hungarian Development Bank


Deufol SE

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Noerr's team in Budapest is a core part of the wider CEE real estate investment group. Led by Zoltán Nádasdy, it specialises in cross-border property transactions, leasing, developments, property management and construction contracts. The firm has an active advisory practice in connection with greenfield investments and in relation to the establishment and development of new business operations in Hungary. Nádasdy is the main contact for real estate transactions and infrastructure projects. Banking partner Edina Schweizer and counsel Ákos Mátés-Lányi are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Zoltán Nádasdy; Edina Schweizer

Other key lawyers:

Ákos Mátés-Lány

Key clients



GTC Hungary (GTC SA’s local subsidiary)


ElringKlinger AG

Valeo Siemens e-Automotive Hungary Kft.

Employment Tier 3

Noerr's multilingual team is sought after by German-speaking and CEE based companies on their business operations in Hungary. It focuses on advising manufacturing and automotive clients on their day-to-day HR needs, negotiations with trade unions and litigation. Viktor Füzi has a strong track record representing employers in termination cases, among others. Edina Czeglédy is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Viktor Füzi; Edina Czeglédy

Key clients

thyssenkrupp Components Technology Hungary Kft.

Schwarzmüller Hungary / vehicles and parts company

Peek & Cloppenburg Kft.

KUKA Hungária Kft.

RUAG Ammotec Magyarországi Zrt.

Krones Hungary Kft.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Noerr operates as part of a Europe-wide M&A and private equity department specialising in CEE-focused corporate and investment transactions. The firm also advises on structuring investments and share and asset deals. Fluent in Hungarian, English and German, Ákos Bajorfi is sought after by international investors for major private equity and venture capital transactions. Ákos Mátés-Lányi is the other key figure for corporate and commercial transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ákos Bajorfi; Ákos Mátés-Lányi


‘We are very satisfied with the dedicated work of the Noerr team. Noerr has an outstanding private equity practice, including due diligences, financing rounds and structuring of transactions. Noerr knows the international standards very well and coordinates the multi-jurisdictional issues perfectly.’

‘The team is highly skilled and very business-oriented. They understand the corporate needs, and provide very effective and well-focused counselling also to the in-house counsels. Very well price/value balance.’

‘In general I am satisfied with the timing of the provided services. Noerr can keep tight deadlines as well and the provided documentation has proper quality. ’

‘Good and transparent communication.’

Key clients


CIG Pannónia Életbiztosító Nyrt.



Coveris Flexibles Holding Austria GmbH

Portico Investment Group

FINEXT STARTUP Venture Capital Fund

Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft.


Knorr-Bremse Vasúti Járműrendszerek Hungária

P.C.S. Machine Group Holding GmbH

Saxonia Systems AG

Thyssenkrupp Components

KUKA Hungaria

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Noerr has a strong contentious employment practice, which is led by Viktor Füzi and includes counsel Edina Czeglédy. The practice also undertakes civil and criminal litigation, together with its German based offices.

Practice head(s):

Viktor Füzi

Other key lawyers:

Edina Czeglédy

Key clients

Schwarzmüller Kft


thyssenkrupp Components Technology Hungary Kft.

Eurovid Kft.

RUAG Ammotec Magyarországi Zrt.

Diehl Aviation Hungary Kft.

thyssenkrupp System Engineering GmbH

Eurochem Agro Hungary Kft.

The firm: Noerr stands for excellence and entrepreneurial thinking. With well-versed teams of strong characters, Noerr devises and implements solutions for the most complex and sophisticated legal matters. United by a set of shared values, the firm’s 500+ professionals are driven by one goal: the client’s success. Listed groups and multinational companies, large and medium-sized family businesses as well as financial institutions and international investors all rely on the firm.

Entrepreneurial thinking: Noerr’s advisors make their clients’ challenges their own and are always thinking one step ahead. In doing so, they assume responsibility and are at liberty to make their own decisions. The firm is committed to always going the extra mile for its clients and to resolving complex matters with the perfect mix of experience, excellence and sound judgement.

Innovative solutions: in complex and dynamic markets new approaches are regularly required – and delivered by experts who bring both the know-how and the necessary passion. This is precisely what Noerr excels at: implementing integrated and innovative solutions in the most efficient way.

Global reach: as one of the top European law firms, Noerr is also well established internationally. With offices in 11 countries and a global network of top-ranked ‘best friends’ law firms, Noerr is able to offer its clients truly cross-border advice. In addition, Noerr is the exclusive member firm in Germany for Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.

Capacity in Central and Eastern Europe: Noerr has long had its own offices in all major Central and Eastern European capitals. The firm regularly advises on greenfield investments, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestments in Central and Eastern Europe by investors from all over the world. With around 100 professionals, Noerr is one of the leading law firms in the region.

Budapest office comprises of over 15 highly experienced and special advisors. The range of Noerr’s advice extends from corporate law issues, real estate and construction through structural measures and business succession as well as banking and finance, capital markets, litigation and arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory work. The practice is also well known for supporting investments – from start-ups to greenfield projects.
With our Budapest office, Noerr has been working for more than 20 years in the Hungarian market. Our Hungarian and German lawyers therefore have extensive regional experience and are well versed in the country-specific rules of the Hungarian market.

We provide advice on various legal matters in German or English and on the highest international standards. Thanks to our cross-border teams and specialist groups, we also provide clients with integrated multinational advice on all areas of law.

Besides receiving excellent professional support, we also profit from our close network of local business contacts and our longtime experience with the Hungarian market.

Department Name Email Telephone
Regulatory and governmental affairs/restructuring and insolvency Zoltán Nádasdy
Automotive and new mobility/distribution and franchise systems, e-commerce Zoltán Nádasdy
The real estate investment group Zoltán Nádasdy
Banking and finance/capital markets Edina Schweizer
Insurance and reinsurance Edina Schweizer
Private equity and venture capital Edina Schweizer
Employment and pensions Viktor Füzi
Litigation, arbitration and ADR Viktor Füzi
Banking and finance/capital markets Ákos Bajorfi
Corporate/mergers and acquisitions Ákos Bajorfi
Private equity and venture capital Ákos Bajorfi
Corporate/mergers and acquisitions Ákos Mátés-Lányi
Real Estate Ákos Mátés-Lányi
Employment and pensions Edina Czeglédy
Automotive and new mobility/distribution and franchise systems, e-commerce Eszter Sieber-Fazakas
Compliance and investigation/IT, outsourcing and data privacy Eszter Sieber-Fazakas
Intellectual property: trademarks and patents Eszter Sieber-Fazakas
Telecommunications Eszter Sieber-Fazakas
Antitrust and competition Szilvia Andriska
Compliance and investigation/IT, outsourcing and data privacy Szilvia Andriska
The real estate investment group Szilvia Andriska
Corporate / Commercial Tímea Molnár
Corporate / Commercial Ildikó Angeli
Corporate / Real estate Eszter Hegedűs
Corporate/ Employment Tímea Tompa
Corporate/ Employment Réka Zambó
Real Estate Esztella Cseh
Banking and Finance Barbara Herczegfalvi
Data protection Laura Lukács
Photo Name Position Profile
 Tímea Molnár  photo Tímea Molnár Attorney
Number of lawyers : 520
Number of lawyers at this office : 17
Contacts : Jörg Menzer (office managing partner)
Contacts : Zoltán Nádasdy (office managing partner)
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