Miklos Boronkay and Robert Dezso have been promoted to Partner at Szecskay Attorneys at Law.
Szecskay Attorneys at Law says of Miklos Boronkay, who joined the firm in 2007 and will head the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice, that "one of his main focuses is currently further developing the firm’s rapidly growing niche-practice within antitrust damages cases that includes a forthcoming hearing in a landmark case before the Court of Justice of the European Union." In addition, the firm reports, "Miklos will also continue to advise clients in major international (ICC, UNCITRAL) and Hungarian arbitrations and in court proceedings. He will keep on acting as arbitrator listed on the Roll of Arbitrators of the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry." Among the matters he has worked on is a successful EUR 35 million representation of Taltoring Kft, a subsidiary of the Edmond de Rothschild group, before Hungary's Supreme Court (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on December 15, 2017).
According to Szecskay, "Robert Dezso will head the firm’s award-wining Tax & Customs practice having secured several landmark victories in court on behalf of clients and against the Hungarian Tax Authorities in recent years." The firm describes him as having "exceptional & ninja-like abilities within tax law advocacy before the Hungarian Supreme Court," and says that "drawing on his extensive advocacy experience, Robert also leads big-ticket litigation in other areas of commercial law." Finally, the firm reports, "being a native German speaker, he is of tremendous value to the firm’s German Desk serving as trusted advisor to the firm’s many German and Austrian based clients. Robert also makes use of his strong business acumen to assist clients in all transactional matters – from start-ups, to M&A, to capital markets issues." Among the matters he has worked on is advising DEZA a.s. on Hungarian aspects of its acquisition of Polish chemical company Petrochemia-Blachownia S. A. from BorsodChem Zrt. (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on November 9, 2017).
According to the firm, "these promotions reflect the firm’s increased workload and strategic focus on specialized, high-ticket litigation as well as on advisory & contentious tax."