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Welcome to our office

We are attorneys at law who joined forces in 2010 in order to offer our clients our combined legal expertise and professional experience. The high quality of our legal work is a product of the extensive background of our partners, obtained by working with renowned Hungarian and international law firms for a number of years. Thus, we impose for ourselves the highest professional standards. We are distinguished from other law firms by a broad legal background which has fully prepared us to serve our clients' most diverse individual needs, enabling us to always deliver tailor-made legal solutions. We offer legal services in Hungarian, English and German language.

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OUR INTERNational presence

Our law firm is a member of act legal, a new and innovative alliance of 10 leading continental European law firms and around 300 first class corporate and commercial lawyers, tax consultants and business experts. act legal is a one-stop solution for efficient and top-quality legal advice in Europe.

act legal offers the market the best of all legal consultancy worlds, by combining top partner-led, local law firms with international professionalism with a significant track records and high-quality legal services on reasonable terms.

Our team

Corporate law and M&A

We contribute to our clients’ most versatile legal transactions, ranging from the civil agreements affecting everyday life to complex international M&A transactions, with the utmost care. In this respect, we have gained significant experience in conducting due diligence procedures. details

Labour law

We regularly assist in the elaboration of employment agreements, internal regulations and managing collective labour relations of our corporate clients and in the course of the termination of employment, which requires special attention. In the case of a labour dispute, we traditionally provide legal representation to our corporate clients and are also happy to represent the employees’ side as well. details

Economic, financial and banking law

Our clients can expect professional support in every phase of enforcing their claims. We assist in the elaboration of the system of securities related to claims, in the enforcement of claims before the ordinary courts or arbitration tribunals and in the judicial execution of the courts’ rulings rendered in relation thereto. Where necessary, we initiate an order for payment or liquidation proceedings. We devote great attention to developing the most appropriate strategy for the proceedings in close cooperation with our clients, tailored to their individual needs. details

Competition law

Clients can turn to us in trust with their competition law related cases as well since our attorneys have significant competition law experience ranging from customer protection cases to the approvals of mergers. details

IT, data protection and compliance

Since the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (“GDPR”) and its implementation by the member states, the area of data protection has become increasingly significant, in connection with which we frequently provide legal advice and practical solutions to our clients. Data protection law is one of the most dynamically developing areas, which brings new challenges to the law-seeking audience. Our colleagues are well-prepared and familiar with the application of the GDPR in practice. details

Real estate

Our Law Office gladly undertakes to draft and revise documents relating to the transfer of property, use of real estates, agreements aiming at the formation of real estates, condominium documents, as well as other documents connected to the above. details

Litigation, representation in other proceedings and dispute resolution

Our attorneys regularly represent our clients in litigious and out-of-court proceedings, as well as before other dispute resolution fora and in administrative proceedings. In property law related disputes, we assist our clients in debt collection procedures, lawsuits for the payment of damages, in liquidation and winding-up procedures, and we also have wide experience in settling other civil law and commercial law related matters and labour disputes. details

Advertising law

Should we talk about general media law issues or other advertising law regulations concerning special fields, such as the rules on the advertising of medicinal products or online marketing, our Law Office provides comprehensive legal advice in this permanently developing area of law. Whether it is online or offline promotion, product placement, direct or online marketing, we continuously follow the trends of the industry. In cooperation with our partner providing tax advisory services, we provide professional advice on the matters of advertising tax as well. details

Intellectual property rights

Intellectual properties form an integral part of the day-to-day business of companies, should it be slogans, graphical elements or other solutions. We easily deal with the handling of inventions, trademarks, patents and know-how, their registration in Hungary and/or the EU or at an international level. We assist in ensuring that your intellectual properties are always in the utmost safety. Besides, we regularly draft agreements relating to the use an exploitation of the specific objects of intellectual property. In the case of a breach of intellectual property rights, we assist our clients in seeking legal remedies and in litigation for the payment of damages. details

Our law firm in the finals of the Wolters Kluwer Lawyers Awards - Bán-Karika ügyvédi blog
Our law firm in the finals of the Wolters Kluwer Lawyers Awards

Wolters Kluwer launched their competition for the fourth time this year, aiming the appreciation of the outstanding performers of the Hungarian legal professionals.

LAWorld LNG Meeting, Amsterdam - Bán-Karika ügyvédi blog
LAWorld LNG Meeting, Amsterdam

Two of our colleagues represented our law firm in the first global LAWorld Next Generation meeting in Amsterdam


During the term of the employment – with some exceptions – the employee may not show such a behaviour which would jeopardize the employer’s lawful economic interests. The question arises whether the employee is bound to such obligation also following the termination of the employment relation, and if affirmative, what the employee is entitled to for the performance of such obligation.

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1117 Budapest, Alíz u. 1.
Office Garden A épület 5. emelet

1117 Budapest, Alíz u. 1.
Office Garden A épület 5. emelet

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