dr. Zoltán BÁNKI

Attorney at law

dr. Zoltán BÁNKI

EXPERIENCE

From July 2015 to July 2018, Zoltán worked in Budapest as an associate at an international law firm with headquarters in Vienna. During this period, he advised clients in commercial, corporate and M&A matters and gained valuable experience in the field of competition law as well.

Subsequently, he worked at the legal department of AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt. approximately 3 years long as a junior in-house counsel and thereafter as an in-house counsel.

In November 2021, Zoltán joined the practice group Corporate / M&A of Kapolyi Law Firm as an attorney-at-law.


BACKGROUND

Zoltán graduated from the Faculty of law and Political Sciences at Eötvös Loránd University in 2015. Within the Erasmus programme, he spent one semester in Germany at the Universität Leipzig with particular focus on delictual liability under German law and German company law.

Upon the completion of the master programme of the Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Zoltán obtained his LL.M. degree in 2018.

He passed the Hungarian bar examination in June 2020 and since November 2021, Zoltán has been a member of the Budapest Bar Association.

He is fluent in English and German.


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dr. Viktória KÁRNYÁCZKI

Associate

dr. Viktória KÁRNYÁCZKI

EXPERIENCE

Junior Associate at Kapolyi Law Firm since 2021.

Besides her studies, Viktória first started working as a legal intern at a law firm in Szeged, where she gained insight into civil litigation, and then had the opportunity to learn about the functioning of courts during her six-month internship at the Regional Court of Gyula

She gained experience in various areas of civil law as a volunteer in the Legal Clinic program, which is run by the University.

From 2020 she was a legal intern at Kapolyi Law Firm.


BACKGROUND

She obtained her law degree at Faculty of Law of the University of Szeged in 2021.

With Erasmus Scholarship she spent a semester at the Faculty of Law of the Universitat de Valencia.

She speaks English on an intermediate level.


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dr. Zsombor PÜSKI

Associate

dr. Zsombor PÜSKI

EXPERIENCE

Zsombor joined Kapolyi Law Firm as an associate in 2021.

During his university studies, Zsombor worked as an intern at a leading law firm in Budapest with an international client base, as well as at the Economic Chamber of the Budapest Environs Regional Court.

After completing his university studies, he worked as an associate at a law firm with a business law practice in Budapest, where – among other fields of law – he practiced litigation, contract law, corporate law and competition law.


BACKGROUND

Zsombor graduated from the Law Faculty of the Eötvös Loránd University in 2020 with a degree of summa cum laude.

During his university studies, he spent two semesters at the University of Lisbon in the course of the Erasmus+ programme.

In the academic year of 2020/2021, Zsombor completed the master programme of European and International Business Law (LL.M) in English language at the Eötvös Loránd University.

He speaks English fluently.


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dr. Rozália KOVÁCS

Associate

dr. Rozália KOVÁCS

EXPERIENCE

From 2022, Rozália is a junior associate of Kapolyi Law Firm.

During her university years she worked as a legal intern in a Hungarian law firm where she gained valuable experience in several areas of civil law. She joined our law firm in 2021 as a legal intern.


BACKGROUND

Rozália obtained her law degree at the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University in 2022.

During her studies, she spent one semester in Spain at the Pablo de Olavide University, where in addition to Spanish Civil Law she studied Private International Law and Private Consumer Law.

Rozália speaks English fluently and Spanish on an intermediate level.


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dr. Ádám Imre MENYHÁRT

Attorney at law

dr. Ádám Imre MENYHÁRT

EXPERIENCE

Attorney at law, member of the Capital Markets Department at Kapolyi Law Firm.

Provides legal assistance for wide range of investment fund managers and investment service providers. He has a comprehensive knowledge related to both licensing procedures and the support of the daily operations.

Supported licensing procedures on acquisition of a qualifying Interest in a capital market firm, and other procedure subject to licensing.

Previously he worked as a legal expert at National Bank of Hungary.


BACKGROUND

He graduated at Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law in 2015. He passed his bar exam in October 2019.

He has been a member of the Budapest Bar Association from April 2021.

He is fluent in English.


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dr. Martin GORTVA

Associate

dr. Martin GORTVA

EXPERIENCE

During university studies he has worked as a trainee lawyer in a Hungarian owned law firm for more than three years and gained experience in several fields of civil law, in particular real estate and corporate law matters, and assisted in drafting and revising contracts.

After graduation he continued his professional career as a Junior Associate in a Law Firm with economic and business law praxis, he gained valuable experience in the fields of corporate law, real estate and construction law, contract law, claim management and authority matters.

He joined Kapolyi Law Firm as an associate in 2021.


BACKGROUND

He obtained his law degree at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2018.

In 2021 he obtained his master’s degree specialized in economic and business law at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Pázmány Péter Catholic University.

He speaks English fluently.


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dr. Vivien BENCZIK

Associate

dr. Vivien BENCZIK

EXPERIENCE

During her study, firstly, she has worked as a trainee at Lajer Law Firm for more than two years and gained experience in several fields of civil law.

After finishing her study, she began her career as a lawyer candidate at Lohn Law Firm, where she mostly dealt with litigation and non-litigation procedures.

From 2020 she is a trainee lawyer of Kapolyi Law Firm.


BACKGROUND

She obtained her law degree at the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University in 2018.

During her university studies, she completed the first semester of a part-time German law class based on an agreement between Georg-August-Universität of Göttingen and Eötvös Loránd University.

She speaks English and German fluently.


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dr. Anna DARVAS

Attorney at law

dr. Anna DARVAS

EXPERIENCE

Anna started her professional career at the Budapest office of a London-headquartered international law firm. She was engaged in the field of competition law, banking & finance and corporate law.

She worked at the Hungarian National Bank in the field of capital markets and issuer’s supervision from 2017.

Anna joined Kapolyi Law Firm in 2020 and works for the capital markets practice group.


BACKGROUND

Anna graduated at Eötvös Loránd Science University, at the Faculty of Law with outstanding results in 2016.

She has gained a certification of Stock Exchange Special Studies in 2019.

She passed her bar exam with distinction in 2021. She is a member of the Budapest Bar Association.

Anna speaks English fluently and German on a high level.


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dr. Gábor HORVÁTH

Senior Attorney at Law

dr. Gábor HORVÁTH



EXPERIENCE

He is a senior lawyer at Kapolyi Law Firm who is heading the Corporate M&A practice group and also takes part in the energy practice of the Firm. Joining Kapolyi Law Firm will allow the Firm to continue to serve its clients efficiently and with high quality, representing practical aspects in complex and high-value transactions. His expertise in the energy sector is unique.

He started his professional career at Magyar Távközlési Rt. (currently, Telekom) in 1994. Following the bar exam, he worked as an in-house counsel for Dél-dunántúli Gázszolgáltató Zrt. (now, E.ON Dél-dunántúli Földgázhálózati Zrt.) from 1997 to 2000. Then, he worked as a senior associate at Oppenheim and Partners, respectively, Bán, S. Szabó and Partners from 2000.

He was a senior in-house counsel at E.ON Hungária Zrt. from 2005 to 2009, and then worked in the energy practice group of a global international law firm from 2011 to 2013.

From 2012, he worked 7 years as a senior in-house counsel and then head of legal at the ENGIE (GDF SUEZ) group.

Looking for new challenges, he joined Kapolyi Law Firm in October 2019.


BACKGROUND

Having graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs in 1996, he passed his bar exam in September 1996.

He has been a member of the Budapest Bar Association since September 2000.

He speaks English fluently.


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dr. Zsófia SOMLÓVÁRI

Associate

dr. Zsófia SOMLÓVÁRI

EXPERIENCE

Junior Associate at Kapolyi Law Firm.

During university studies she worked as a trainee lawyer in several Hungarian owned law firm, her duties included assistance in commercial acts, drafting and giving legal advice to clients.

After graduation she started working as a Junior Associate at a Law Firm specialized in Sports Law, where she worked with professional athletes, giving them legal advice. She also gained knowledge in the fields of Contract Law, Real Estate Law and Labor Law. Furthermore she took part in winding up proceedings.


BACKGROUND

She obtained her law degree at the Faculty of Law of Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2018.

In 2019 she won the Labor Law section of OTDK (National Conference Of Scientific Students’ Associations).

She speaks English fluently.


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