Our team

Our clients place their trust in our diverse team of legal and business experts who have honed their skills at major international law firms. Our team delivers to our clients the highest quality in service by aligning our unique culture, efficient project structuring and value-oriented processes.

Deep understanding of business 

We are seasoned business lawyers who are equipped with general and sector specific business knowledge. Many of our lawyers have academic diplomas in business and tax. This business background helps us better understand the difficult challenges our clients face in their industries and enables us to craft legal advice that can be easily applied with minimal disruption to our client’s business operations.

 

Strong international academic background

We have been educated at leading European and US universities, including

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Vienna University of Economics & Business
  • University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) 
  • University of Jean Moulin Lyon 3 
  • University of Paris-Sud XI
  • Université Catholique de Lyon
  • Université de Rouen
  • Masaryk University
  • Castle College Nottingham
  • Humboldt Universität
  • University of Leicester and
  • Tilburg University

 

Firm commitment to professional development 

We are committed to develop persistently our legal and business knowledge through individualized coaching programs and structured training initiatives - both for our team as well as for our clients.

PARTNERS

DR. ESZTER KAMOCSAY-BERTA

LL.M. (Vienna)

Founding and Managing Partner, Attorney-at law

eszter.kamocsay-berta@kcgpartners.com

DR. LEVENTE CSENGERY

LL.M. (New York)

Founding Partner, Attorney-at-law

levente.csengery@kcgpartners.com

DR. GABRIELLA GÁLIK

Founding Partner, Attorney-at-law, Certified tax advisor

gabriella.galik@kcgpartners.com

DR. RITA PÁRKÁNYI

MBA (Lyon)

Founding Partner, Attorney-at-law

rita.parkanyi@kcgpartners.com

DR. ESZTER KAMOCSAY-BERTA

Founding and Managing Partner 

Eszter has over 18 years of top tier experience in M&A, projects, transactions and tax law with special recognition as an expert in restructuring, construction and energy matters. She regularly advises multinationals and their local subsidiaries, representing clients from the oil and gas, renewable energy, construction, financial, chemical, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. 

 

Professional Experience

A qualified attorney-at-law licensed to practice in Hungary, Eszter previously worked at prestigious law offices like Gide Loyrette Nouel as a partner of the Budapest office, and at Clifford Chance and Salans as a senior associate. Now, as a Founder and the Managing Partner at KCG Partners, she leads a professional, cohesive team of high-performance lawyers.

 

Education

  • SEED School for Executive Education and Development, Budapest, Hungary (2018)
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics, „Engineering consultancy and FIDIC Contracts” (2015)
  • Vienna University of Economics & Business, International Tax (LL.M.), Vienna, Austria (2009-2011)
  • Pázmány Péter University, Faculty of Law & Political Sciences (JD), Budapest, Hungary (1995-2000)
  • Eötvös Loránd University, Sociology and Media Studies (M.A.), Budapest, Hungary (1993-1998)
  • University of Stirling, Social and Media Studies, Scotland, UK, (1997)
  • Carl-Bosch-Gymnasium, Abitur, Ludwigshafen, Germany (1993)

 

Professional Associations

  • Member of the International Nuclear Law Association (INLA)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Budapest Bar Association 

 

DR. LEVENTE CSENGERY

Founding Partner

Levente is a seasoned corporate lawyer who has represented many large and medium sized international corporations and financial institutions in connection with their investments in Hungary and with other specific assignments. He is focusing on employment law, compliance-regulatory matters and dispute resolution issues across various sectors. His practice specializes in employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), redundancy matters and high-profile management fraud cases, as well as he also possesses substantial experience in damage claims, civil law actions and financial litigation.

 

Professional Experience

Prior to founding KCG Partners, Levente worked at the global law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel as the head of the employment and litigation groups, at Clifford Chance as a senior associate managing the labour law team and supporting the litigation team and at Salans, focusing on employment law and dispute resolution.

 

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. LL.M. degree. New York, NY, USA (2004)
  • New York University (NYU), School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Certificate in US Law and Methodologies. New York, NY, USA (2003)
  • University of Szeged, School of Law (JD). Szeged, Hungary (2002)

 

Professional Associations

  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Budapest Bar Association

 

DR. GABRIELLA GÁLIK

Founding Partner 

Gabriella is a recognised M&A practitioner and a noted real estate transaction specialist having vast experience in industrial development (including greenfield and brownfield investments), construction law and infrastructure. She has worked on many high-profile M&A and commercial deals, and advised on large-scale operational and process restructurings across a wide range of industrial sectors. She is a certified tax advisor and mediator. 

 

Professional Experience 

Prior to founding KCG Partners, Gabriella worked at the global law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel as a senior associate focusing on major investment projects, at Clifford Chance, dealing with real estate and M&A transactions and at Salans, focusing on real estate and corporate restructurings.

 

Education 

  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics, „Engineering consultancy and FIDIC Contracts” (2015) 
  • Certified mediator (2014) 
  • Certified tax advisor (2009) 
  • Eötvös Loránd University: Faculty of Law. (J.D. Summa cum laude). Budapest, Hungary (2005) 

 

Professional Associations 

  • Member of the Budapest Bar Association

 

DR. RITA PÁRKÁNYI

Founding Partner

Rita is a highly skilled business lawyer with deep experience in employment, data protection, dispute resolution and litigation matters. She advises clients across many aspects of employment law, including C-suite hires, terminations, staff re-structuring and internal organizational regulations, and has been closely involved in a number of multi-sector corporate restructurings.

 

Professional Experience

Prior to founding KCG Partners and leading its French Desk, Rita worked at the global law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel since 2008 focusing on employment, litigation and corporate matters. 

 

Education

  • Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Management, MBA (2015- 2017)
  • University of Paris-Sud XI, Jean Monnet Faculty: Master of Law & Management, Paris, France (2008)
  • Eötvös Loránd University: Faculty of Law (JD), Budapest, Hungary (2007)
  • University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Faculty of Law: French & EU Law, Paris - Budapest (2006)
  • University of Liège, Faculty of law: Erasmus studies, Liège, Belgium (2005)

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Budapest Bar Association

 

OUR TEAM

Attorney at Law

DR. IMRE KEDVES

imre.kedves@kcgpartners.com

DR. ADRIENN MEGYESI

adrienn.megyesi@kcgpartners.com

DR. BÁLINT ZSOLDOS

Certified tax advisor

balint.zsoldos@kcgpartners.com

DR. LÍDIA SÜVEGES

lidia.suveges@kcgpartners.com

DR. ESZTER ILA-HORVÁTH

LL.M (Leicester)

eszter.ila-horvath@kcgpartners.com

Associate

DR. KRISZTIÁN KIRÁLYVÖLGYI

LL.M

krisztian.kiralyvolgyi@kcgpartners.com

DR. RÓZSA RUSVAI-DARÁZS

rozsa.rusvai-darazs@kcgpartners.com

Dr. BÁLINT ÉBERHARDT

balint.eberhardt@kcgpartners.com

DR. DÓRA NAGY

dora.nagy@kcgpartners.com

DR. DÉNES GLAVATITY

MSc structural engineer

denes.glavatity@kcgpartners.com

DR. GERGŐ HERCZEG

gergo.herczeg@kcgpartners.com

Administrative staff

SZILVIA SIKLÓS

Office manager

reception@kcgpartners.com

ALEXANDRA REMETE

Legal assistant

alexandra.remete@kcgpartners.com

ADDITIONAL STAFF

Dr. Blaise Pasztory

Attorney at law (New York) / Senior Counsel

blaise.pasztory@kcgpartners.com

Simon-Denke Zsófia

Office manager

reception@kcgpartners.com

Pintér-Pakai Krisztina

Legal assistant

krisztina.pinter-pakai@kcgpartners.com

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