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Former Member of Competition Council Joins Klart Legal as Counsel

Former Member of Competition Council Joins Klart Legal as Counsel

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Klart Legal has announced that Jozsef Zavodnyik, former member of Hungary's Competition Council and Head of Competition at the Hungarian Ministry of Justice, has joined the firm as Counsel.

According to Klart Legal, Zavodnyik “will have a leading role in promoting our competition law practice," and "clients can definitely benefit from his outstanding practical knowledge.”

After working for Hungary's Insurance Supervisory Authority, Zavodnyik became the member of the Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority. Between 2011 and 2014 he also headed the Decision-Making Support Team of the HCA. Prior to joining KLART Legal, he led the Competition Law, Consumer Protection, and Intellectual Property Department of the Ministry of Justice.

At Klart Legal, besides fostering the competition practice, Zavodnyik will be responsible for the fields of consumer protection and advertising law.

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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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