Dr Levente Csengery > KCG Partners Law Firm > Budapest, Hungary > Lawyer Profile

KCG Partners Law Firm
SZÉCHENYI RAKPART 8
1054 BUDAPEST
Hungary

Work Department

Employment / Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) / Financial regulatory and capital markets / Dispute resolution

Position

Founding Partner

Career

Prior to founding KCG Partners, Levente worked at the global law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel as the head of the employment and litigation groups, at Clifford Chance as a senior associate managing the labour law team and supporting the litigation team and at Salans, focusing on employment law and dispute resolution.

Levente is a seasoned corporate lawyer who has represented many large and medium sized international corporations and financial institutions in connection with their investments in Hungary and with other specific assignments. He is focusing on employment law, compliance-regulatory matters and dispute resolution issues across various sectors. His practice specializes in employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), redundancy matters and high-profile management fraud cases, as well as he also possesses substantial experience in damage claims, civil law actions and financial litigation.

Languages

English, Hungarian

Memberships

International Bar Association (IBA); Budapest Bar Association; American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary; French Chamber of Commerce in Hungary.

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. LL.M. degree. New York, NY, USA (2004)
  • New York University (NYU), School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Certificate in US Law and Methodologies. New York, NY, USA (2003)
  • University of Szeged, School of Law (JD). Szeged, Hungary (2002)

Lawyer Rankings

Hungary > Dispute resolution

KCG Partners Law Firm‘s litigation team is made up of ‘very responsive, agile and practical’ lawyers who have a solid foundation across various areas, namely employment, commercial and contractual disputes, as well as real estate and insolvency. International referrals and cross-border mandates are growing areas of work, owing to the firm’s membership of the Ally Law network of international practices. U.S trained and qualified partner Levente Csengery and Rita Párkányi, also head of the French desk, jointly lead the practice.

Hungary > Employment

KCG Partners Law Firm provides ‘thorough employment advice which balances the requirements of the law with the realities of business.’ The practice has been exceptionally active in supporting clients on day-day changes resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, including on matters such as data privacy, preparation of home office policies, modifying employment contracts, business immigration and redundancies. Dual qualified to practise in Hungary and the US, Levente Csengery is the go-to counsel for many international entities. He jointly leads the practice with Rita Párkányi.