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VJT & Partners
KERNSTOK KÁROLY TÉR 8.
1126 BUDAPEST
Hungary

Employment Tier 1

VJT & Partners fields an experienced team, which is led by Zoltán Csernus, who provides a 'practical and down-to-earth approach to the problem' and can handle each case 'thoroughly and very efficiently'. The practice advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. It is noted for its strengths in the employment aspects of M&A and outsourcing transactions, and also represents employers and employees in contract negotiations and litigation (often arising from dismissals). János Tamás Varga is the other leading partner.

Practice head(s):

Zoltán Csernus

Other key lawyers:

János Tamás Varga

Testimonials

‘The partner responsible for HR matters is very highly skilled and experienced. Based on his advice we had to realize the complexity of our HR problem particularly from cross border taxation point of view.’

‘Zoltan Csernus delivers excellent quality and is always ready to assist.’

‘Zoltan Csernus, very pleasant and nice attorney to work with!’

‘The team members have a wide range of theoretical and practical knowledge. Not only do they know the rules, but they can also apply them. They are also familiar with European practice. They express their legal position in an understandable, concise manner, supported by examples.’

‘VJT & Partners – Employment is a team of experienced practitioners who have been providing assistance in the field of labour law for many years. Their great advantage is a practical and down-to-earth approach to the problems of their clients. Individual cases are processed thoroughly and at the same time very efficiently, which significantly affects the decision-making and accuracy of actions taken by the clients of the law firm.’

‘The lawyers which I worked, are trustworthy, communicative, substantive and professional in each case. They are distinguished by an individual approach to the client and professional legal assistance to the full extent.’

Key clients

NN Insurance (formerly ING Insurance)

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

VJT & Partners, which has 'the right person for all M&A deal segments', recently secured new M&A mandates from clients in the automotive, energy, technology and professional services industries. The corporate practice, which is jointly led by managing partner János Tamás Varga and András Lovretity, benefits from synergies with other areas; Andrea Belényi is knowledgeable about competition issues, while Tamás Virág is experienced in IP and IT sector deals. Zoltán Csernus has extensive company law experience.

Practice head(s):

János Tamás Varga; András Lovretity

Other key lawyers:

Zoltán Csernus; Tamás Virág; Andrea Belényi 

Testimonials

‘In addition to the qualities of the individuals working in the practice, they have the right person for all M&A deal segments. Also, it is very good working with them in the human sense. They generally understand business and they do translate legal into business. I do not come across legal advisory service at such high level elsewhere. ’

‘Acting as a family.’

‘Whenever I have a legal problem within 1 hour the very latest one of the relevant partners is always contacting and assisting me.’

‘They fully understand our operations and our business goals. I am not forced to bring decision in every small issue, which makes my own work easy. They provide the same quality service in all legal matters not only M&A and corporate. I do not remember receiving this kind of advisory service from other firms. ’

‘VJT is an ideal partner of mid-sized multinational companies in Hungary. The team specialized for corporate affairs including employment, commercial contracts, regulatory, real estate plus data protection, highlighting only those areas in which we have ever cooperated.’

Key clients

Prohumán Group

Profólió Group

ANDGO Partners

Wine & More

Human Investors

Euroventures

NN Insurance

4Life Direct

Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

Praised for its expertise across the whole spectrum of data protection, the team at VJT & Partners 'matches its high professional expertise with a client focused approach'. The team advises on complex audit projects, representing clients before the Hungarian Data Protection Authority, and is involved in the latest software developments, including advising Simplexxy on its development of Data Hawk, an automated solution for SMEs for GDPR  data compliance. János Tamás Varga, Endre Várady and Andrea Belényi are the key partners in the 'impressive team'. 

Practice head(s):

János Tamás Varga; Endre Várady

Other key lawyers:

Andrea Belényi

Testimonials

‘We are always able to sit down in a timely manner to talk about our data protection and GDPR process.’

‘VJT & Partners are in my view the “go to” law firm for data protection advice. I have referred clients to them over many years and their advice is timely and practical.’

‘Availability, quality of product and delivery. ’

‘Endre Varady and Andrea Belenyi. They are exceptional lawyers. They are always available to help. They give good comments and draft great responses to the HU Data Protection Authority.’

‘Impressive team. Both quality and knowledge are outstanding. ’

‘VJT & Partners is a go-to firm in data protection matters. VJT team has outstanding knowledge combined with client care and commercial mindedness. The team is capable of making operational even the most difficult GDPR issues.’

‘The team members have a wide range of theoretical and practical knowledge. Not only do they know the rules, but they can also apply them. They are also familiar with European practice. They express their legal position in an understandable, concise manner, supported by examples.’

‘In depth knowledge about data protection laws as well as value for money’

VJT team is unique as it perfectly matches its high professional expertise with a client focused approach. Key strengths:  Excellent communication: Masters of GDPR: Highly knowledgeable and up to date both in Hungarian and international data protection issues.’

Key clients

4LifeDirect

Intersport

NN Insurance

Simplexxy

Google

TMT Tier 2

VJT & Partners' team stands out for its strong reputation working with leading tech companies on a range of TMT matters, including advice on advertising and ISP liability. Technology M&A is a growth area and the practice advises venture capitalists on investments in tech start-ups and established companies. Practice head János Tamás Varga and data protection expert Endre Várady are the key individuals; the duo focus on acting on corporate transactions, cloud computing-based deals and outsourcing deals for information technology outsourcing services providers.

Practice head(s):

János Tamás Varga; Endre Várady

Testimonials

‘In addition to the qualities of the individuals working in the practice, they are traditionally very strong in TMT and they have the right person for all deal segments of TMT related transactions too. Also, it is very good working with them in the human sense. They generally understand tech business and translate legal into business. I do not come across legal advisory services at such high level elsewhere. ’

‘Absolutely impressive and first-class team. Both quality of service and knowledge are outstanding.’

‘In a word, first-class team. VJT & Partners always delivers values to our tech business projects which is essential for our growth. I would single out four top traits which makes VJT & Partners stand above the rest: inspiring leadership, advisory mindset, commitment to high-quality work and client-driven approach. ’

‘The team members have a wide range of theoretical and practical knowledge. Not only do they know the rules, but they can also apply them. They are also familiar with European practice. They express their legal position in an understandable, concise manner, supported by examples.

‘In-depth knowledge about TMT sectors as well as telecommunication laws in Hungary. Their service has real value for money.’

‘Endre Varady has done outstanding performance in our clients’ telecommunication regulation matters in Hungary. He is responsive, provides value for money, and has in-depth knowledge about telecommunication laws in Hungary.’

‘VJT team always provides an outstanding client experience. They have an outstanding client focused approach, it is truly easy to work with them. They are masters in grasping the most complex technology related matters.’

‘Each VJT team member has strong expertise with a business savvy and client-focused approach. Yet, their diverse set of experience, perspective, and background makes their team extremely valuable.’

Key clients

Google

NN Insurance (formerly ING Insurance)

Andgo Partners

Euroventures

4Life Direct

Simplexxy

Intersport

Competition Tier 3

VJT & Partners undertakes a mix of transactional and contentious competition work, and its practice has seen an increase in mandates relating to competition compliance and dawn raid due diligence. Andrea Belényi heads up the practice, which demonstrates 'a high level of professional knowledge'. The firm generates work from clients in the technology, professional services and insurance sectors, among others.

Practice head(s):

Andrea Belényi

Testimonials

‘Andrea is very patient, very detail-oriented and overall thorough, always on time, always there to help.’

‘What makes them better: immediate reaction in case of any issue, high level of professional knowledge.’

My contact is Andrea Belényi who has an open personality and proactive approach to the issues – even to small topics, besides her wide legal knowledge.’

Key clients

Google

Prohumán

4Life Direct

Intersport

Dispute resolution Tier 3

VJT & Partners has a strong track record in administrative proceedings and commercial disputes before the Data Protection Authority, the Hungarian Competition Office and the Consumer Protection Authority. Employment law disputes, real estate, insurance and tax are among the mainstays of the practice. Zoltán Csernus is 'superb, knowledgeable and highly competent in dispute resolution and employment law'.

Practice head(s):

Zoltán Csernus

Testimonials

‘I have dealt primarily with Zoltan Csernus at VJT. He is superb, knowledgeable, and highly competent in the fields of both dispute resolution and employment law’

‘The team members have a wide range of theoretical and practical knowledge. Not only do they know the rules, but they can also apply them. They are also familiar with European practice. They express their legal position in an understandable, concise manner, supported by examples.’

‘The team members are flexible, accessible. They focus on the needs of the client.’

Key clients

NN Insurance (formerly ING Insurance)

ERSTE Vienna Insurance Group

4Life Direct

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate
Mergers and acquisitions
Employment
Technology
Dispute resolution
Commercial contracts
Competition
Data protection
Finance
Immigration
Intellectual property
Outsourcing
Private equity
Regulatory
Restructuring and insolvency
Aviation
Photo Name Position Profile
Dr Andrea Belényi photo Dr Andrea Belényi Andrea Belényi is leading the firm’s competition law practice. Andrea’s whole professional…
Dr Emőke Buzogány photo Dr Emőke Buzogány Emőke is a member of the firm’s Corporate/M&A team. She gained significant…
Dr Zoltán Csernus photo Dr Zoltán Csernus Zoltán is an attorney-at-law at VJT & Partners. He is a committed…
Dr Krisztina Lakner  photo Dr Krisztina Lakner Krisztina has more than 10 years of experience in employment law. During…
Dr András Lovretity photo Dr András Lovretity András Lovretity is the partner heading the firm’s Corporate/M&A practice. András has…
Dr Hoa Tünde Nguyen  photo Dr Hoa Tünde Nguyen Hoa Nguyen is a counsel working in the firm’s Commercial, Corporate and…
Dr Endre Várady photo Dr Endre Várady Endre Várady is leading VJT & Partners’ data protection practice. Endre has…
Dr János Tamás Varga photo Dr János Tamás Varga János Tamás Varga is the founder and managing partner of VJT &…
Dr Eszter Vezse  photo Dr Eszter Vezse Eszter has been working with VJT & Partners since the beginning of…
Dr Tamás Virág  photo Dr Tamás Virág Tamás has advised domestic and international clients across a wide range of…
Number of lawyers : 11
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Contact : János Tamás Varga (managing partner)