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Szecskay Attorneys at Law Offices
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Dispute resolution Tier 1
Szecskay Attorneys at Law handles commercial litigation and arbitration cases. Managing partner András Szecskay is a highly regarded arbitrator in the team, which is led by recently promoted partner Miklós Boronkay, whose recent highlights include truck cartel damages litigation and commercial arbitration proceedings. Senior associate György Wellmann is a further name to note.
András Szecskay; Miklós Boronkay
‘The team is very professional and very dedicated to the client’s needs.‘
‘András Szecskay is very business oriented and extremely creative in solving different problems.‘
‘Miklós Boronkay is very attentive to detail, always professional and provides well-rounded legal advice.‘
‘Miklós Boronkay is always available and open to strategic thinking.‘
Sodexo Pass International
DAF Trucks N.V.
National Healthcare Services Center
ID & Trust
Intellectual property Tier 1
Szecskay Attorneys at Law's recent highlights include defending Richter Gedeon against Bayer's patent infringement claim arising from the marketing of the contraceptives Symicia and Volina, which contain drospirenon; and in a separate case, defending the client against Pfizer's patent infringement claim relating to the marketing for a product containing sildenafil. Gusztáv Bacher has notable experience in enforcement proceedings before the HIPO and EUIPO, and acting in domain name disputes. Managing partner András Szecskay and of counsel Gábor Faludi Jr are also key names to note.
‘Responsive and always has good understanding of client’s requirements‘.
Richter Gedeon Nyrt
Zwack Unicum Nyrt.
Organix Brands Limited
Benkó Dixieland Band Orchestra
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Chapter 4 Corp.
Szecskay Attorneys at Law counts PPF Group as a major client, which it is advising on the Hungarian aspects of the €3bn financing of the acquisition of Telenor group's CEE subsidiaries, including Telenor Hungary Zrt. The practice is jointly led by Katalin Szecskay, who focuses on advising lenders in transactional work, and Judit Budai, who specialises in capital markets transactions. Senior associate Judit Szórádi is also a name to note within the team, which saw the arrival of Anita Kalicz who joined from an in-house role at Erste Bank.
Szecskay Attorneys at Law recently added a number of well-known clients including Agrifutura Kft, Group Segula, Simply You, Kofax and Boiron Kft to its roster. Practice head Orsolya Görgényi's recent instructions include advising PPF Group on its €2.8bn acquisition of Telenor's telecoms assets in CEE. Other key practitioners include Judit Budai, who is 'a very commercially-minded practitioner'; joint practice head and life sciences specialist Sándor Németh, the 'knowledgeable' Katalin Grósz, who focuses on the energy sectors; and senior associates Adrienn Tar and Bence Molnár.
Orsolya Görgényi; Sándor Németh
‘Orsolya Görgényi is a great professional with strong expertise in M&A. She quickly understands the needs of her clients and shows a good attitude to solve every problem‘.
‘Judit Budai is a very commercially-minded practitioner‘.
EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG
Budapesti Ingatlan Nyrt.
Radici Pietro Industries Brands
GMD Plastic Systems
Gránit Bank Zrt, Gránit Bank Zrt
Gilde Buy Our Partners
SVUS Pharma A.S
Sabic Hungary Kft and Sabic Innovative Plastics Kft
Vinci Group (Vinci Energies), Omexom Magyarország Kft
Whitereport Global Limited
FICL / Burger King
Valeo Auto-Electric Magyarország Kft
Promod, Boutique Française. / Promod Kft
Northgate Arinso Hungary Kft
Nidec Sole Motors Hungary Kft
Nissho Hungaria Kft
G&P Quality Management Kft.
Business Lease Hungary
Mine Safety Appliances or MSA Safety Incorporated
Fenix Outdoor International AG
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Kft., Trelleborg Sealing Profiles Kft.
Loranger Group / Sóstó Property Development Ltd
Arriva Plc / Arriva Hungary Zrt.
Corporate Express Kft.
Coor Service Management Kft.
Swiss Post / Post CH AG
SHAHM International Holdings Company
Competition Tier 2
Szecskay Attorneys at Law is experienced in investigation, follow-on litigation, investigation and merger control filings, and is particularly active in the TMT sector. The team is representing Digi before the HCA in the re-examination of the merger between the client and Invitel. In other work, it acted for M7 Group before the HCA in obtaining merger control approval for its acquisition of UPC DTH. Anikó Keller leads the team, which also includes János Vajda; who handles cartel cases and advertising law matters; Miklós Boronkay, who focuses on antitrust damages litigation; and Sam MacMahon Baldwin, who advises on merger control and abuse of dominance matters.
Employment Tier 2
Szecskay Attorneys at Law advises on collective bargaining agreements, restructurings and termination matters. Its impressive client roster includes Amway, Reckitt Benkiser, Swiss Post and L’Oréal. Practice head Hédi Bozsonyik has notable expertise in cross-border work force restructurings. Associate Adrienn Tar is also recommended.
Other key lawyers:
‘They are very precise and have up-to-date labour law knowledge‘.
Adstream UK Limited
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Tax Tier 2
Leveraging its strong contentious capabilities, Szecskay Attorneys at Law is often instructed in tax litigation; it also handles tax advisory and transactional matters. Recent highlights include advising on the tax aspects of PPF Group's acquisition of Telenor's telecoms assets and handling a tax dispute against the Hungarian Tax and Customs Authority. Róbert Dezső was made partner.
Projects and energy Tier 3
Leveraging its market leading dispute resolution practice, Szecskay Attorneys at Law is regularly called upon to handle contentious matters for energy sector clients. The team is jointly led by Katalin Grósz, who handles contentious and non-contentious energy matters; Judit Gulás, who focuses on project finance, transactions and disputes; and Róbert Dezső, who has expertise in corporate and tax matters.
Katalin Grósz; Judit Gulás; Róbert Dezső
E.ON Energiakereskedelmi Kft.
Real estate and construction Tier 3
Szecskay Attorneys at Law regularly advises foreign and domestic companies on complex real estate acquisitions and development ventures, including greenfield investments. It also advises a large number of clients on office leasing matters and construction disputes. Recent highlights include acting for Budapesti Ingatlan Hasznosítási és Fejlesztési on its acquisition of a historical monument building and an office building, and advising Midas European Properties on a mix of sale and purchase deals and disputes. Patrick Tausz and Attila Jásdi are recommended.
Patrick Tausz; Attila Jásdi
Alternative Economics Secondary School (“AKG”)
Auchan Hungary Kft.
Burger King (Fusion Investment Company Ltd.)
BIF (Budapesti Ingatlan Hasznosítási és Fejlesztési Nyrt.)
Promod Hungary Kft.
Reckitt Benckiser Hungary
Midas European Properties
TMT Tier 3
Szecskay Attorneys at Law handles a steady flow of transactional work, including acting on PPF's acquisition of Telenor, advising on the merger between DIGI and Invitel, and assisting with the merger of M7 and UPC DTH. Gusztáv Bacher is recommended for IP and M&A transactions for technology companies, and Anikó Keller has notable expertise in advertising and marketing matters. Senior associate György Wellmann is a further name to note.
Kulinária Kiadó Kft.
TV2 Media Group Holdings
ZTE Hungary Kft
ID & Trust
NXP Semiconductors Magyarország Kft.
Magyar Éremkibocsátó Kft.
Thales Rail Signalling Solutions Kft.