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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Renowned domestic firm highly active on Hungarian and international cases. Represents large companies in the real estate, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and energy sectors. Frequently advises on public procurement litigation, damages actions, competition and intellectual property matters. Also assists clients with construction disputes and high-profile arbitration.

Strengths

Clients appreciate that the firm's "answers to our questions are clear and to the point, and the lawyers anticipate well the potential next steps of the lawsuits."

Clients also note that the team is "very knowledgeable, very helpful, available and very reassuring."

Work highlights

Represented DAF Trucks before the Hungarian courts and the ECJ in follow-on damages claims arising from the truck cartel decision.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner András Szecskay is widely regarded as "one of the doyens of Hungarian arbitration" by market commentators. Other sources consider him to be "one of the best litigators in Hungary." Szecskay's wide range of expertise includes construction and intellectual property litigation, as well as international investment arbitration cases.

György Wellmann often acts on employment and real estate litigation mandates, as well as contract disputes. Clients emphasise that he has "a shrewd business mind and the toughness required to be an excellent litigation lawyer." Other clients highlight Wellmann's proactive approach and report that he is "prepared and thorough."

Miklós Boronkay receives praise from interviewees for being "a dynamic lawyer with positive thinking." A source further states that he is an "energetic, brilliant lawyer who knows the law really well and is a good strategic thinker." He is well versed in competition cases and international arbitration.

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Overview

Litigation services 

We represent our clients in all types of court proceedings. Our broad and market-leading expertise expands in particular to corporate disputes, breaches of contract, damages claims, IP litigation, competition and labour affairs, cartel damages claims and construction disputes, as well as to the judicial review of competition, tax, public procurement and data protection decisions.

Arbitration services 

We represent our clients in all kinds of Hungarian and international arbitration proceedings (in particular in ICC and UNCITRAL ad hoc arbitrations). We have special expertise in investment disputes and have acted in a number of ICSID arbitration cases. Several of our lawyers are listed on the Roll of Arbitrators of the Commercial Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Mediation and settlements

While we are tough in fights, we also promote dispute resolution by settlement if clients' interest so requires . A number of our lawyers are also registered business mediators.



Members

Boronkay, Miklós (Head of Department)

Bihary, Dániel

Dezső, Róbert

Grósz, Katalin

Gulás, Judit

Kiss, Máté

Szabó, Emil

Szecskay, András

Sztóján, Krisztina

Wellmann, György

Clients

DAF Trucks

Raiffeisen Bank

Richter Gedeon

Sodexo SA

Dispute Resolution

Szecskay Attorneys at Law

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Location

Kossuth Tér 16-17 III

Budapest

Budapest, Capital City

Hungary

H-1055

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Hungary

Dispute Resolution


András Szecskay
Eminent Practitioners
György Wellmann
Up and Coming
Miklós Boronkay
Up and Coming