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.