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Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

KAPÁS UTCA 6-12, 1027 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
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Hungary

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is active across a range of banking, finance and capital markets transactions. It advised OTP Bank on the acquisition of Vojvođanska banka by OTP banka Srbija for €125m. Department head Konrád Siegler handles banking, finance and capital markets transactions. Special counsel Tamás Simon and senior associate Gábor Zoltán Szabó are also key members of the team.

Leading individuals

Konrád Siegler - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Next generation lawyers

Tamás Simon - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda advised General Electric on the sale of several of its business lines (including its EMEA Lighting Business and Global Automotive Business), and also assisted with the Hungarian aspects of the sale of its water and process technologies business, GE Water. Managing partner David Dederick specialises in regional and private equity-related transactions and recently promoted partner Pál Szabó heads the team. Konrád Siegler is also recommended, as are senior associates Dária Szabó and Gábor Helembai.

Leading individuals

David Dederick - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Next generation lawyers

Dária Szabó - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 3

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda  regularly handles merger control matters and antitrust compliance issues. Heineken, Szemp Air and MOL are key clients. Special counsel László Zlatarov and senior associate Dániel Arányi are recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Headline work for Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda includes representing the Hungarian government in an ICSID arbitration based on the Portugal-Hungary bilateral investment treaty. Counsel László Nanyista heads the team, which includes the ‘brilliant’ Konrád Siegler, recently promoted partner Bálint Halász, who specialises in IP disputes, and associate Viktor Kodela.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is regularly engaged on dismissal and collective redundancy matters, international transfers, data protection, trade secrets and regulatory instructions. It is also often involved in the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Univision, Intrexon and General Electric Hungary are clients. Team head Pál Szabó and senior associate Zoltán Tarján are the key contacts.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda handles contentious and non-contentious IP matters, with expertise across patents, trade marks, copyright and anti-counterfeiting mandates. It represented Kvint-R in a trade mark cancellation action. Recently promoted partner Bálint Halász, who heads the team, and senior associates Zoltán Tarján and Bettina Kövecses are noted.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is recognised for its experience in energy and real estate projects. It is also experienced in regulatory matters and advised Paks Nuclear Power Plant on its rights and obligations under the Euratom Treaty. Practice head Konrád Siegler and counsel Ferenc Mátra, who handles real estate projects, are noted, as are senior associates Tamás Simon, who is experienced in project financing, and energy expert Dániel Arányi.

Leading individuals

Konrád Siegler - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Next generation lawyers

Dániel Arányi - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

At Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda, counsel Ferenc Mátrai acts for various governmental bodies on property development projects and advised on the development of the Duna Aréna and a new national football stadium. Mátrai and managing partner David Dederick assisted Marriott International with the establishment of a new Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Budapest. Senior associates Éva Kovács and Zoltán Tarján are also noted.

Leading individuals

Ferenc Mátrai  - Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda

Siegler Bird & Bird Ügyvédi Iroda is ‘able to find efficient solutions for difficult problems’. The team is noted for its transactional expertise and it advised Providence Equity on the acquisition of a music and festival business in Europe. Magyar Telekom and Alma Media are also clients. Team heads David Dederick and Bálint Halász are recommended, as are senior associates Zoltán Tarján, who is experienced in data protection and outsourcing, and Gábor Helembai, who handles gaming and betting sector mandates.

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