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Hungarian Lawyer Among Eversheds Partnership Promotions


Hungarian lawyer Tamas Zentai has been promoted to Partner by Eversheds, one of 22 such promotions by the firm around the world. The firm simultaneously announced its “Legal Director” promotions, though none of the individuals named works in CEE.  

Eversheds reports that over fifty percent of its promotions were female. Of the 2015 promotions, over a third took place in Eversheds’ international offices, with other Partners being made up in Abu Dhabi, Italy, Mauritius, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and Tunisia.

Zentai joined Eversheds’ Budapest office in 2012. Previously, was Head of Legal of E-Star Alternative Energy Services Plc., a company listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange and the Warsaw Stock Exchange, rendering ESCO and related services in the CEE region. He has also worked at the Hungarian Department of Energy and Gas, at Ormai es Tarsai CMS Cameron McKenna, and at Clifford Chance. He studied at the Faculty of Law of Eotvos Lorand University of Science, Budapest, Hungary and at the Faculty of Law of Katholieke Universiteit van Leuven, Belgium. He graduated in 2005 and was admitted to the bar in 2008.

Bryan Hughes, Chief Executive at Eversheds, said: “Our new partners and legal directors have contributed significantly to the achievement of our strategic objectives. They have demonstrated dedication and hard work and provide a further building block for the firm to continue its strategic expansion around the world.”