Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda > Budapest, Hungary > Firm Profile

Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda
UGOCSA U 4/B
1126 BUDAPEST
Hungary

Hungary > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Péter Nagy, who chairs the dispute resolution practice at Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda, has experience of representing leading domestic and multinational corporates in high-profile litigation and arbitration. He has developed a specialisation in banking and finance disputes, and those involving tax considerations. Fellow tax litigator, Orsolya Kovács likewise has ‘solid experience in this field’. ‘Very reliable’ banking and commercial litigator György Kiszely is another top lawyer at the firm.

Practice head(s):

Péter Nagy

Other key lawyers:

Orsolya Kovács; György Kiszely

Testimonials

‘This is a law firm prepared for complex cases, with enough number of staff necessary to deal with long and complicated projects. They have long experience not only in Hungary but internationally, too.’

‘Péter Nagy has a long and wide experience not only in

but also in contract development, national and international legal issues. He is very reliable, always available for discussions. He has a very well structured thinking with extremely wide range of experience. He is open for new ideas and very good leader of his team.’

‘Balázs Karsai, is very precise and really good not only in argumentation but also in writing. He is very reliable, responds to oral or written questions rapidly. He is excellent in processing large documentations.’

‘Our legal case requires special expertise, that the law firm posses. They have great experience with EU Law practice.’

‘Orsolya Kovács has several years of experience regarding the tax rules. She is very kind, polite and have solid experience in this field of area.’

‘Peter Nagy, partner: general appearance and proper argumentations at court, reaching out to the proper understanding of the judge’

Key clients

Hungarian Ministry of Justice

OTP Bank

Kedrion

MNV (Hungarian National Asset Management Inc.)

Hungarian State (Ministry of National Development)

STRABAG/Bamco

Volvo/Renault Group

Metropolitan Tribunal of Budapest

Heerema Engineering Services

MET

IBS Technics

Work highlights

  • Represented Heerema Engineering Services B.V of the Heerema Group in a Pauliana litigation against another offshore services provider, the case is currently pending before a Hungarian court. The claim arises from patent infringement and exceeding $100m.
  • Won a HUF 14bn case for the Hungarian subsidiary of Kedrion S.p.A. against a Hungarian government entity. Upon request for supervision of the government the case is pending before the Kúria, the Hungarian supreme court.
  • Representing the Government of Hungary, an intervenor, in the twin atomic energy cases, both Austria v. Commission, one pending before the ECJ, the other before the Regular Court.

Hungary > Tax Tier 1

Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda excels in acting for local and international corporates in complex tax disputes before the Hungarian tax authority and domestic courts. It is also highly reputed for tax structuring and planning, as well as transactional tax structuring. In addition to generating work from clients on a standalone basis, the firm attracts referrals through its membership of the Lex Mundi network and longstanding relationship with KPMG Hungary. The key partners are Péter Nagy and Orsolya Kovács.

Practice head(s):

Orsolya Kovács; Péter Nagy

Testimonials

‘Péter Nagy – He has a vast breadth of professional experience in tax advice, as well as top litigation skills. He is our go-to our lawyer.’

‘Orsolya Kovács – Her main areas of expertise are in tax structuring and tax disputes. She is thoroughly knowledgeable and has a lot of experience drafting documents, precisely to what the client needs.’

‘Orsolya Kovács was the partner on our engagement. She has several years of experience in tax litigation and local tax rules. She is very kind, polite and has solid experience in this field.’

‘Proactive team with the ability to explain the situation at a non-legal level.’

Key clients

KPMG

Work highlights

  • Advising a Hungarian food retail chain in connection with VAT issues and the firm is also representing it in tax litigation.

Hungary > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda generates mandates from domestic corporates and commercial banks on a standalone basis, and in addition, attracts referrals from foreign law firms on various global or regional syndicated credit facilities. It specialises in handling the financing aspects of real estate and corporate projects. György Kiszely has been increasingly active in financial regulatory matters. Zoltan Varga is experienced in project finance and structured finance transactions, as well as leasing and work-outs.

Practice head(s):

György Kiszely; Zoltan Varga

Key clients

Raiffeisen Bank

Sberbank

Work highlights

  • Assisting the Hungarian subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (the 4th biggest bank in Hungary) with regulatory advice and representation towards the local regulator.
  • Advised Sberbank Magyarország Zrt. in connection with loan collateral enforcement issues related to a potential collateral restructuring. Advised the bank on the legal requirements relating to the legal effectiveness of global security assumed by private individuals qualified as consumers. Also advised on potential credit risk transfer with funded or unfunded risk participation instruments in relation to non-performing loans.

Hungary > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda houses ‘experts’ in various facets of commercial and corporate law. Its workload includes M&A, foreign direct investments, reorganisations and corporate governance matters. The team is led by Ildikó Varga, who has many years of experience structuring foreign direct investments and cross-border transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ildikó Varga

Testimonials

‘They are very competent in the corporate legal tasks not only in the Hungarian legislation but the international law as well. They deploy experts in many fields of legal knowledge including atypical corporate and commercial questions. They are always available and approachable for any legal tasks.’

Key clients

Houthoff

DDB Budapest

N.I.E.R. Stanz- und Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Amphenol ICC

Hiventures

Givaudan

Enerplus

El-Ad

Diebold Nixdorf

Work highlights

  • Advised and represented the DDB Budapest in a transaction in which DHE REGIONAL LIMITED sold 100% of its stake in DDB Budapest Kft. to Hannes Wirnsberger, managing director of DDB Budapest Kft.
  • Advised N.I.E.R. Stanz- und Umformtechnik GmbH & Co in its acquisition of 99% of its stake in WGS Holding GmbH, and the remaining 1% of stake sold to Alexandra Vollmann-Müller, a private investor.

Hungary > Real estate and construction Tier 4

Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda is particularly active in sales and purchases of retail units and office buildings, as well as commercial lease work. The practice also advises foreign investors on greenfield developments in Hungary and represents clients in real estate litigation. Managing partner Peter Berethalmi is the lead figure.

Practice head(s):

Péter Berethalmi

The firm: Nagy és Trócsányi was founded in 1991, turned into a limited professional partnership (in Hungarian: ügyvédi iroda) in 1992, with the aim of offering sophisticated legal services. The firm continues to seek excellence in a comprehensive and modern practice, which spans international commercial and business law. The firm’s lawyers provide clients with advice and representation in an active, thoughtful and ethical manner, with a real understanding of clients‘ business needs and the markets in which they operate.

The firm is one of the largest home-grown independent law firms in Hungary.

Nagy és Trócsányi is a legal entity and registered with the Budapest Bar Association.

All lawyers of the Budapest office are either members of, or registered as clerks with, the Budapest Bar Association. Several of the firm’s lawyers are admitted attorneys or registered as legal consultants in New York.

The firm advises a broad range of clients, including numerous multinational corporations.

Nagy és Trócsányi is the exclusive member firm in Hungary for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.

Main areas of practice
Banking and finance/project finance
Key clients: OTP Bank, Raffeisen
Contact: Dr György Kiszely
Tel: +36 487 8718
E-mail: kiszely.gyorgy@nt.hu

Competition
Key clients:
Volvo, LG, Honda
Contact:
Dr Orsolya Kovács
Tel: 
+36 1 487 8717
E-mail:
kovacs.orsolya@nt.hu

Corporate/M&A
Key clients: Scania, DAF Trucks, Booking.com, Hungarian National Asset Management Inc., Hungarian Post Pte Ltd, Amphenol, Museum of Fine Arts Budapest, OTP Bank
Contact: Dr Ildikó Varga
Tel: +36 1 487 8799
E-mail: varga.ildiko@nt.hu

Litigation and arbitration
Key clients: OTP Bank Nyrt, Strabag, Government of Hungary, FGSZ, BASF, Invivo Group, Kedrion, Hungarian National Asset Management Inc., MAVIR, Banco de Sabadell, Heerema
Contact: Dr Péter Nagy
Tel: +36 1 487 8787
Email: nagy.peter@nt.hu

Real estate
Key clients: Ceva-Phylaxia, Givaudan, Soft Flow
Contact: Dr Péter Berethalmi
Tel: +36 1 487 8712
E-mail: berethalmi.peter@nt.hu

Tax
Key clients: CBA, KPMG
Contact: Dr Orsolya Kovács
Tel: +36 1 487 8717
E-mail: kovacs.orsolya@nt.hu

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Managing Partner Dr Berethalmi Péterberethalmi.peter@nt.hu+361 487 8712
PhotoNamePositionProfile
 Vivien Ágics  photo Vivien ÁgicsAssociate
 Péter Berethalmi photo Péter BerethalmiManaging partner.
 Lúcia Detvay  photo Lúcia DetvayAssociate
 Denisz Dobos  photo Denisz DobosAssociate
 Attila Hollósi  photo Attila HollósiAssociate
 Viktor Jéger  photo Viktor JégerPartner
 András Juhász  photo András Juhász 
 Balázs Karsai  photo Balázs KarsaiPartner
 György Kiszely  photo György KiszelyPartner
 Orsolya Kovács  photo Orsolya KovácsPartner
 Zóra Lehoczki  photo Zóra LehoczkiAssociate
 Zsuzsanna Lukács  photo Zsuzsanna LukácsAssociate
 Vanda Mangliár  photo Vanda MangliárAssociate
 Péter P Nagy  photo Péter P NagyPartner
 Csaba Pigler  photo Csaba PiglerPartner
 István Szende photo István SzendeAssociate
 György Tiborfi  photo György TiborfiAssociate
 Zoltan Varga  photo Zoltan VargaPartner
 Ildikó Varga  photo Ildikó VargaExecutive Partner. Head of the corporate transactions group with significant experience and…
 Mónika Vrancsik  photo Mónika VrancsikAssociate
Number of lawyers : 24
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