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Peter Szilas Joins Jalsovszky to Head Commercial Litigation Practice

Peter Szilas Joins Jalsovszky to Head Commercial Litigation Practice

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Former CMS Senior Counsel Peter Szilas has joined Jalsovszky as a Senior Associate and Head of the firm's Commercial Litigation practice.

Specializing in litigation and disputes, Szilas previously spent over ten years at CMS, where he first worked as a Senior Associate, between 2011 and 2021, and later as a Senior Counsel, from 2021 to 2022. Earlier, he was a Legal Counsellor at Hungary’s Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, between 2010 and 2011, and at the Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, from 2007 to 2010. Between 2003 and 2007, he was a Counsel with Hungary’s Ministry of Justice.

"Joining Jalsovszky means joining not only a law firm for me but, above all, a culture and a well-functioning community of people," Szilas commented. "I find it particularly exciting to join a growing and developing dispute resolution practice, which offers me many professional and business challenges."

"Peter is the transfer of the year in the team," Jalsovszky Managing Partner Pal Jalsovszky added. "Peter's arrival is a true reflection of our commitment to raising our litigation team to the level of the leading law firms in the area. And Peter's experience in drafting the New Civil Code of Hungary will bring invaluable added professional expertise to the firm."

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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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