Szecskay Attorneys at Law   Hungary

Dr. András Szecskay
Law Firm
36 (1) 472-3000
+36 (1) 472-300
BUDAPEST, 1055 Hungary

About Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is a market-leading, independent Hungarian law firm, consistently top-ranked in all major legal rankings publications (IFLR, Chambers, Legal 500). We were founded in 1992 by Dr. András Szecskay, Managing Partner.

We have both local and foreign counsels, some admitted to practice in France, Germany, the UK and the US. Our highly personalized and service-oriented team is able to provide efficient, tailor-made legal consultancy services in English, French, German and Hungarian.

As a fully-fledged business law firm, we provide innovative solutions in all fields of corporate and commercial law, where we developed strong practise areas. Our strongest areas are corporate finance and M&A, dispute resolution, real estate, capital markets, competition law and employment law. We also avidly develop our energy, IP, administrative, banking and financial services, telecom, advertising and media law practices.

Managing Partner
András Szecskay

is the Founder and Managing Partner of Szecskay Attorneys at Law, a law firm with an international clientele and scope of activities.


M&A, corporate and project finance, litigation/arbitration, IP.


Received his JD, summa cum laude, from the Szeged University Law School in 1973 and has participated in a professional continuing education program in Canada.


Budapest Bar Association: Member since 1975;Secretary, Executive Board member, and since March 2002 Vice-President responsible for International Relations

Hungarian Bar Association: Member since 2006, Vice President since 2010

CCBE: Head of the Hungarian Delegation

UIA: Member of the Executive Committee, Director of Legal Projects, Vice-President for Hungary,

MIE: President


Listed on the Roll of Recommended Arbitrators of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


2000 Eötvös Award by the Budapest Bar Association

2003 Recognized as an Exemplary Lawyer by the Hungarian Bar Association

2008 Knight’s Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, awarded by the President of Hungary

Consistently top-ranked in Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Which Lawyer?, IFLR 1000, and European Legal Experts and named as a leading lawyer in various fields


Dr. Szecskay regularly lectures at domestic and international conferences. He is the author or co-author of a number of articles on Hungarian and international corporate law, competition law, arbitration and IP law and his articles have appeared in international publications and Hungarian professional periodicals.

Judit Budai

is a Partner at Szecskay Attorneys at Law, a law firm with an international clientele and scope of activities


M&A, corporate and project finance transactions, capital markets and banking transactions and regulatory matters, competition law


Received her JD, from Eötvös Loránd Faculty of State and Legal Science in Budapest in 1991 and an MBA from the Budapest Economic University (BEU) in 1996 in a joint BEU/London Business School program and participated in an EC Law Post Graduate Program of the Center of European Law, School of Law, King's College London in 2004


Budapest Bar Association: Member since 1994

UIA: Deputy Director of Seminars

HVCA: Member of the Legal and Strategy Committee

IBA: Conference Quality Officer of the Securities Law Committee

LIDC: Member


Regularly ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers Europe for her work in Corporate law, M&A and Dispute Resolution and in Who is Who as a Competition Lawyer