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VJT & Partners

VJT & Partners

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Firm Details

Managing Partner: János Tamás Varga

Number of partners: 4

Number of other fee-earners: 8



Firm Overview

Founded in 2010, VJT & Partners is an independent Hungarian law firm based in Budapest with expertise across multiple practice areas ranked by international legal directories such as Chambers & Partners. The firm serves Fortune 1000 companies, large multinational conglomerates as well as leading Hungarian firms. Besides providing domestic law advice in local and cross-border matters, the firm often acts as lead counsel in multi-jurisdictional matters organising one-stop shop legal service for clients. While VJT & Partners is independent, it is connected worldwide through various referral and best friend foreign law firms that are excellent in their own jurisdictions.



Main Areas of Practice

Corporate / M&A


VJT & Partners’ Corporate/M&A team specialises in advising on M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions and on complex corporate matters. Members of the team have over 20 years’ experience in leading both domestic and multi-jurisdictional deals and in advising on the creation of joint ventures, across a wide variety of industries. They have unique experience in corporate disputes, which includes representation at shareholders’ meetings and before courts. VJT & Partners’ M&A advisory receives strong cross-practice support from the firm’s competition law, employment law, data protection and IP law experts.


Head of the team: András Lovretity

Email: [email protected]



TMT / Data protection


VJT & Partners is expert in advising on TMT cases and specialises in digital matters. The firm regularly advises on hot digital issues such as AI, IoT or Big Data and has substantial experience in reviewing digital products for Fortune 500 IT companies.

VJT & Partners has longstanding and in-depth expertise of data protection of key industry sectors going back to pre-GDPR. Their professional support includes resolving various privacy issues from niche challenges through complex GDPR audit projects to legal representation of clients before the Hungarian Data Protection Authority. They won the Wolters Kluwer award “Best data protection team” in 2018 and 2019.


Head of the team: János Tamás Varga and Endre Várady

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]



Employment

VJT & Partners’ employment practice specialises in contentious and non-contentious labour matters and has been advising local and multinational employers, as well as executive employees for over a decade. The team advises on employment litigations, which includes representation before the Supreme Court, TUPE matters, employment agreements and terminations, employer policies, internal investigations and disciplinary measures. VJT & Partners’ senior employment expert Zoltán Csernus is member of the Board of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).

Head of the team: András Lovretity and Zoltán Csernus

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]



Competition / Antitrust and regulatory matters


VJT & Partners is expert on both non-contentious and contentious competition matters. The firm’s competition expertise includes advice on agreements restricting competition, cases of abuse of dominant position, cartel matters, unfair commercial practices and consumer protection as well as advisory on and representation in merger control procedures. The head of VJT & Partners’ competition practice Andrea Belényi worked for over a decade at the Hungarian Competition Authority, where she held executive position for several years.

The team has vast experience in a broad scale of other regulated areas, such as insurance and health care/pharma, and other areas in general that require liaising with authorities. In addition to general legal advice, the team assists businesses in internal audits, in-house trainings, representation before regulators, litigations and whichever, which need level-headed legal evaluation.


Head of the team: Andrea Belényi

Email: [email protected]



Dispute Resolution


VJT & Partners’ dispute resolution practice specialises in employment, insurance, commercial and corporate disputes both before state and arbitration court, as well as in procedures before the registry court initiated against corporate actions. The firm’s dispute resolution team includes civil law university professor and arbitrator Attila Menyhárd.


Head of the team: András Lovretity, Zoltán Csernus

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]



Intellectual Property


VJT & Partners is an experienced adviser in various areas of IP law, including trademarks, software and employment, and specialises in digital IP matters, advising Fortune 1000 IT companies.


Head of the team: Endre Várady

Email: [email protected]



Practice Areas


  • Corporate / M&A
  • Employment
  • TMT
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Data Protection
  • Real Estate
  • Business immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Private Wealth
  • Aviation

Ranked Offices

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Hungary - Head office

Contributions

Latest contributions provided by VJT & Partners

Global Practice Guide
Endre Várady
János Tamás Varga
Authored by
Endre Várady, János Tamás Varga
Article • Feb 2023
Global Practice Guide
Endre Várady
János Tamás Varga
Authored by
Endre Várady, János Tamás Varga
Article • Feb 2023

VJT & Partners rankings

Europe Guide 2023
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Hungary
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
5
Corporate/M&A
5
Band 5
Lawyers
János Tamás Varga
4
János Tamás Varga
4
Band 4
András Lovretity
5
András Lovretity
5
Band 5
Employment
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Employment
2
Employment
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Zoltán Csernus
3
Zoltán Csernus
3
Band 3
TMT
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
TMT
2
TMT
2
Band 2
Lawyers
János Tamás Varga
2
János Tamás Varga
2
Band 2
Endre Várady
3
Endre Várady
3
Band 3
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Andrea Belényi
Andrea Belényi
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