Zoltan Lengyel, the current Managing Partner of the Allen & Overy Budapest office, has announced that he will retire on May 1, with Counsel Miklos Kadar taking over the management of the Budapest office from that date.
Lengyel has been with Allen & Overy since 2000. He obtained his Law Degree from Eotvos Lorand University in 1994 and his LLM at Oxford University in 1996.
Kadar, who will be taking over from Lengyel, is also an A&O veteran, having been with the firm for 14 years. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Pazmany Peter Catholic University in 2003 and obtained his LLM at Northwestern University School of Law in 2006.
Speaking of his replacement, Lengyel commented that: "The Budapest office will be in very good hands!"
In 2016, Lengyel participated in a CEE Legal Matters round table discussion on the Hungarian legal market, a summary of which is available here.