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Lakatos, Köves and Partners
MADÁCH IMRE ÚT 14
1075 BUDAPEST
Hungary

Work Department

ENERGY, LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION, TELECOM, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY, TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Dr. Péter Lakatos LL.M., Managing Partner of Hungarian leading law firm, Lakatos Köves and Partners (LKT), is a tough lawyer and trouble-shooter in negotiations and court cases. He was a partner in Clifford Chance, one of the biggest international London-based law firms for 13 years and played a leading role in the development of the Hungarian TMT sector and also helped to create the telecoms legal framework in several southeastern European countries in the last decade. As a legal expert, Péter advised on Hungary’s EU accession process. In the last 30 years, he has represented some of Europe’s biggest companies in Hungary. Recently, he advised Vodafone on its UPC cable business acquisition and Rosatom on its involvement in the Paks NPP, and advised PE fund MidEuropa and logistics company Waberer’s on its IPO. He is ranked as leading lawyer in Hungary by all legal directories.

Languages

Hungarian, English

Memberships

IBA, Budapest Bar Association, AEL, Multilaw, Interlaw, AmCham (Chair of the Transparency Committee 2010-2013

Lawyer Rankings

Hungary > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Péter LakatosLakatos, Köves and Partners

Lakatos, Köves and Partners‘ national practice is distinguished for its diverse commercial litigation and arbitration expertise, with notable strength in investment treaty arbitration, corporate and shareholder disputes, banking, pharmaceutical and follow-on private damages litigation. Founding partner Péter Lakatos and Péter Köves are leading figures in the Hungarian market. Balázs Fazakas leads the disputes practice, specialising in commercial arbitration, but also handling a significant amount of top-level litigation work. Associate Adrienn Mándoki is also a central figure in the team.

Hungary > TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Péter LakatosLakatos, Köves and Partners

Lakatos, Köves and Partners maintains a consistent presence in M&A involving the radio, printed and online media, TV and cable sectors. The firm also has a well-established regulatory, data protection and licensing practice, advising household names such as Vodafone and LG. Practice head Iván Sólyom is an all-round TMT expert, assisting with major commercial transactions, e-commerce, data protection, litigation and regulatory mandates relating to new market entries. Managing partner Péter Lakatos is sought after by major telecoms and automotive sector clients.