Anita Horváth

Anita Horváth is our exclusively recommended Energy & Natural Resources Law expert in Hungary on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anita directly using the contact details listed above.

Anita is Co-head of the European and Head of the Hungarian Energy practice groups, as well as being the Co-head of the Corporate and M&A practice group in Hungary. She has extensive experience in advising on complex domestic and cross-border M&A, joint ventures and private equity transactions as well as general corporate matters with a focus on the energy sector.

Firm Overview:

With a legacy in Hungary going back more than two decades, we are committed to the market and deeply rooted in the community. Our lawyers are intimately familiar with the nuances of local business practice and can help you get things done quickly and effectively.

Work with Dentons to help you manage the prevailing economic conditions and understand complex, new reforms in the Hungarian market.

Our Budapest office offers dynamic, sophisticated legal services, partnering with clients to advance their interests in Hungary and across CEE / SEE. Many of the world’s largest corporations, preeminent investment banks and sovereign governments rely on Dentons to provide advice on business opportunities and resolve complex challenges in Hungary and across the region.

Our Budapest office boasts more than 50 Hungarian, UK, US and Canadian qualified lawyers, and it is one of the largest international law firms in Hungary. You can be confident that our lawyers will serve as your trusted advisers—delivering the insights you need to ensure successful results.

Dr. Tamás BALÁZS

Tamás BALÁZS is our exclusively recommended Real Estate Law expert in Hungary on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Tamás directly using the contact details above.

Tamás is fluent in German, Italian, English, Russian, Spanish and Hungarian.

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Firm Overview:

The professionals of BALÁZS & KOVÁTSITS Legal Partnership have thorough and widespread experience in business law and civil law and in many other special legal fields. The two partners of the partnership, Dr. Tamás BALÁZS and Dr. László KOVÁTSITS have known each other for more than twenty-five years and have more than a twenty-year legal and collegial experience.

We serve our clients with complex services in special fields and also with special services in cases which require complex and widespread knowledge, expertise and experience. In all of our cases we believe that the most important thing is to study the demands of our clients and only after that do we develop our personalised services in six languages besides the Hungarian language.

We regularly represent clients from different European, CIS countries and other states. We are the members of several professional organisations in Hungary and abroad. We also support the foreign activities of our Hungarian clients by our cooperating law firms abroad.

We can offer complex services to our clients with the assistance of the cooperating partner firms of ours in particular with business and investment consultancy, tax consultancy, accounting, auditing and real estate sales.

Kornelia Nagy-Koppany

Kornelia Nagy-Koppany is the managing partner of the Budapest office of KNP LAW. She has represented international companies in the acquisition of Hungarian enterprises, advised investors on significant international transactions in the banking, life sciences and pharmaceutical, insurance, and telecommunication sectors and assisted clients in establishing and successfully operating Hungarian business ventures. Drawing on her U.S. education and work experience, she enjoys working on restructuring and bankruptcy matters and advised the Hungarian government during the preparation of the first free market economy bankruptcy code. She negotiated agreements between the government of the United States of America and Hungary, and has been representing U.S. educational and public entities on Hungarian matters.

Dr. Nagy-Koppany received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Eotvos Lorand University Faculty of Law in Budapest, her Masters of International Comparative Law from Faculté Internationale de Droit Comparé in France, and her LL.M. from New York University School of Law. She recently graduated from an International Business Management program at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.

Dr. Nagy-Koppany served as a clerk in the office of the Chief Justice for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in 1988 and 1989. She has been associated with U.S. law firms since 1989, was the managing partner of the Budapest office of the largest Washington, D.C.-based international law firm from 1996 until 2006, and established KNP LAW in 2007.

Dr. Nagy-Koppany is a member of the Budapest Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and the International Bar Associations. She regularly participates in the work of the European Committee of the United States Council for International Business, and contributes yearly updates to the Hungary chapter of the American Bar Association’s antitrust manual. In addition to her native Hungarian, her second working language is English.

Zsolt Szovics

Zsolt Szovics is our exclusively recommended Audit Services expert in Hungary on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Zsolt directly using the contact details above.

Trusted Adviser is an independent auditing and consulting firm that was established in November 2009 with a view to making it one of the leading auditing firms in Hungary owned by Hungarian partners. Based on the results of the past years, we can clearly state that we are on the right track in achieving our goals, which is proved by the fact that we have had many renowned Hungarian and international companies among our satisfied clients.

One of our main strengths is the accumulated wide-ranging knowledge base and professional experience that enable us to come up with quick and high-quality solutions to our clients’ accounting and financial problems, whether or not these require special or complex professional expertise.

Our careful selection process, the ongoing training and the outstanding quality working environment all contribute to achieving our goal of providing excellent quality professional expertise for our clients.

Our firm is a full member of the Hungarian Auditors’ Chamber and, in addition to normal auditing, we also have a licence to audit financial institutions, investment firms, investment funds and government institutions.

Ines K Radmilovic

Ines Radmilovic is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Hungary on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ines directly using the contact details listed above.

Ines currently serves as co-head of the M&A/corporate practice in Budapest. She is also the chairperson of the European M&A Practice Group Steering Committee, as well as a member of the Global M&A Practice Group Steering Committee. Ms. Radmilovic is part of the Central European Transactions Team group of the Firm’s Global Emerging Markets project.

Firm Overview:

Baker McKenzie was founded in 1949, is an international law firm. With 77 offices in 46 countries and over 6,000 lawyers worldwide, Baker McKenzie is one of the largest law firms in the world by headcount and revenue.

János Zafír

János Zafír is our exclusively recommended International Trade Law expert in Hungary on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact János directly using the contact details listed above.

János, Head of the firm, born in 1949 and graduated from ELTE University’s Faculty of Law in 1975. Following his graduation he was working as a company lawyer, later as Head of the Legal Department at one of the biggest international freight forwarding companies in Budapest.

He founded his law firm in 1987 with three of his colleagues. Mr. Zafir is a lawyer specialised in international trade; his areas of expertise are International Freight Forwarding Law and International Insurance Law.

He has published several books and articles in these fields, was a lecturer at the Institute of Post-graduate Legal Studies as well as at the College of International Management and Business in Budapest.

Firm Overview:

Zafir Law Office was established in 1987 as one of the first law firms specialising in Economic Law cases. Besides possessing a Juris Doctor masters, our members all have specialised post-graduate qualifications in International Trade Law, Insurance Law or Company Law and gained professional experience at the legal departments of big corporations. Our firm cooperates with well-known Western European, Asian and American law firms. We have been working with a number of prestigious Hungarian and international corporations.