Mr Gábor Király > Dentons > Budapest, Hungary > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Banking and Finance


Gábor Király is a counsel in the Banking and Finance practice group in Dentons’ Budapest office. Gábor is a senior Hungarian law qualified banking and finance lawyer, with more than 25 years of experience gained from working on matters in Hungary and across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Southeastern Europe (SEE) regions.

His experience includes acting for governmental agencies, lenders, borrowers and sponsors. He has advised on debt and equity transactions across multiple jurisdictions and has provided general advice on a wide range of banking, project finance, regulatory and derivative/treasury matters. Gábor has also been involved in a large number of distressed debt related transactions. He has experience in working across a number of business sectors, including energy, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas (including petrochemicals), infrastructure, real estate, hotels and leisure and telecommunications.


Gábor has unique experience and insight, having worked at the Central Bank of Hungary during the country’s transition to a market-based economy, and thereafter having undertaken a private practice role as a partner in a top-ranked international law firm followed by a general counsel role at one of Hungary’s largest banks.


English, German and Hungarian


Member, Budapest Bar Association, 2001


József Attila University, Szeged, 1992, JD

Lawyer Rankings

Hungary > Banking, finance and capital markets

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Gábor Király – Dentons

Dentons‘ Budapest office houses a sizeable team of banking specialists with extensive cross-border experience. Its transactional expertise spans syndicated loans, bridge and bond financings and tender offer financings, among other areas. The group also provides regulatory advice and is also active in restructuring and insolvency matters. The practice is an active participant in Hungary’s booming renewable energy investment sector, and is sought after for its expertise in financing of solar power park developments. It is also increasingly active in corporate bond issuances. Department head Gergely Horváth has over 25 years of experience in domestic and international bank finance and real estate finance matters, debt capital markets and derivatives transactions. Gábor Király re-joined the practice in April 2021, following a tenure at GB & Partners, and has been appointed Managing partner of the Budapest office in early 2022. Senior associate Gabriella Pataki is another name to note for project finance and restructuring.