Former Counsels David Kohegyi, Szilard Kui, and Viktor Radics have been promoted to Local Partners at DLA Piper Hungary.
According to DLA Piper, Kohegyi, who heads the firm's Compliance and Investigations team, has “significant international professional experience in conducting corporate internal investigations, international litigation and arbitration proceedings, and financial regulatory procedures." He has a JD from the University of Miskolc and has also attended Leiden University and the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to joining DLA Piper in 2009, he spent almost two years with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
According to the firm, Szilard Kui, who heads DLA Piper Hungary's Real Estate practice, “has extensive experience of real estate law, advising on all aspects of acquisition, development, construction, leasing, and management of commercial real estate.” He has a JD from the ELTE University. Prior to joining DLA Piper in 2015, he spent almost a year with MOL Group and almost seven and a half years with Baker McKenzie.
Radics, who heads DLA Piper's Dispute Resolution practice in Budapest, has — according to the firm — more than ten years of experience in “litigation, domestic and international commercial arbitrations, including in the fields of capital markets, insurance, financing transactions, construction, infrastructure development, corporate litigation, and pharmaceuticals." He is a graduate of the University of Miskolc and holds a Master’s degree from Budapest Corvinus University. He joined DLA Piper in 2015.
“With the introduction of the Local Partner status, we wanted to encourage and support the career ambitions of our legal experts and to reward the individual professional reputation they acquired among their clients,” said Andras Posztl, Country Managing Partner of DLA Piper Hungary. “The initiative has been established in accordance with domestic and international best practices. It will contribute to achieving further dynamic development for our integrated legal services team.”