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Jozsef Antal Becomes Chief Legal Counsel at Unix Auto in Hungary

Jozsef Antal Becomes Chief Legal Counsel at Unix Auto in Hungary

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Former Baker McKenzie Partner Jozsef Antal has become the Chief Legal Counsel at Hungarian spare auto parts trading company Unix Auto Kft.

Antal joined Baker McKenzie Budapest in 1999, after graduating summa cum laude from the Jozsef Attila University of Sciences Faculty of Law, in Szeged, Hungary. At Baker McKenzie he primarily advised clients on litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and public procurement matters. He was made partner and head of Dispute Resolution at the firm from 2007 to 2019.

Speaking to CEE Legal Matters, Antal explained that: "After 20 years as an external counsel, I felt the need for some fresh air in my professional life; to broaden my experience as a lawyer as well as to become a bit closer to business. This is why I decided to go in-house. Unix has been a great choice for me to start this new role. This company was established right after the fall of the communist regime in 1990, and now it has almost three thousand employees in three countries.  Unix is still in the strongly expanding phase, where a complex legal function is to be built up now, mirroring the growing complexity of the organization - which is an exciting challenge for me." 

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Nagy és Trócsányi was founded in 1991, turned into limited professional partnership (in Hungarian: ügyvédi iroda) in 1992, with the aim of offering sophisticated legal services. The firm continues to seek excellence in a comprehensive and modern practice, which spans international commercial and business law. 

The firm’s lawyers provide clients with advice and representation in an active, thoughtful and ethical manner, with a real understanding of clients‘ business needs and the markets in which they operate.

The firm is one of the largest home-grown independent law firms in Hungary. Currently Nagy és Trócsányi has 26 lawyers out of which there are 8 active partners. All partners are equity partners.

Nagy és Trócsányi is a legal entity and registered with the Budapest Bar Association. All lawyers of the Budapest office are either members of, or registered as clerks with, the Budapest Bar Association. Several of the firm’s lawyers are admitted attorneys or registered as legal consultants in New York.

The firm advises a broad range of clients, including numerous multinational corporations. 

Our activity focuses on the following practice areas: M&A, company law, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate law, banking and finance, project financing, insolvency and restructuring, venture capital investment, taxation, competition, utilities, energy, media and telecommunication.

Nagy és Trócsányi is the exclusive member firm in Hungary for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+countries worldwide.

The firm advises a broad range of clients, including numerous multinational corporations. Among our key clients are: OTP Bank, Sberbank, Erste Bank, Scania, KS ORKA, Mannvit, DAF Trucks, Booking.com, Museum of Fine Arts of Budapest, Hungarian Post Pte Ltd, Hiventures, Strabag, CPI Hungary, Givaudan, Marks & Spencer, CBA.

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