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Gabor Horvath to Head the Corporate/M&A Team at Kapolyi Law

Gabor Horvath to Head the Corporate/M&A Team at Kapolyi Law

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Gabor Horvath, former Senior Legal Counsel & Ethics Officer at GDF Suez, has joined the Kapolyi Law Firm as Head of Corporate/M&A.

According to Kapolyi, Horvath specializes in Energy and Corporate/M&A. Horvath’s “professional background and experience is another guarantee of the high level of professional background and legal work” at the firm. He will focus on Energy, Corporate, and M&A areas of practice.

Horvath has both private practice and in-house experience, having spent two years as an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, over a year at Altheimer & Grey, two years with White & Case, four and a half years as Senior Legal Counsel at E.ON Hungaria, and over six years as Senior Legal Counsel & Ethics Officer at GDF Suez. 

According to Kapolyi, "during his years at the E.ON Hungary Group (2005-2009), [Horvath] became a specialist in energy law. He also assisted natural gas and electricity distribution and trading companies with advice and management support, provided legal advice to corporate bodies, participated in the preparation of decisions and the monitoring of their implementation. At ENGIE (GDF SUEZ) Hungary (2012-2019), he was responsible for the legal background of natural gas and electricity contracts, business codes, and general terms and conditions and his work also extended to the area of M&A, corporate governance, corporate law and labor law."

Horvath graduated from the University of Pecs with a degree in law and economics in 1997 and obtained a doctorate from the same university in 2004.  

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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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