Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss grows its Corporate and LDR Team in Budapest: with Partner Ákos Erős a Team of 4 Lawyers join from Squire Patton Boggs

Budapest, 12 September 2018 - Wolf Theiss has announced the appointment of a new team in Budapest: the team includes M&A expert Ákos Erős, former managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs in Budapest, as well as Judit Nádor, Artúr Tamási senior associates and Ágnes Budai, associate. All join from Squire Patton Boggs to further strengthen the eminent Corporate/M&A and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Departments of Wolf Theiss.

The members of the new team are widely recognized as leading corporate/M&A and litigation lawyers, with vast experience advising clients on a range of sophisticated domestic and cross-border matters.

Ákos Erős is a partner, specialized in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, MBOs, and other corporate matters. Over the years, he has also advised on some of the most important capital market transactions in Hungary. As the former Managing Partner of Squire Patton Boggs in Budapest, his experience, commitment to this profession, existing clientele and business approach will be a perfect complement to the Wolf Theiss team not only in Hungary but also regionally.

Judit Nádor is a senior associate, who focuses on corporate and employment law. She has a wide range of experience in merger and acquisition transactions and general corporate law and has participated in numerous privatizations and company acquisition procedures.

Artúr Tamási is a senior associate, who represents clients in Hungarian commercial litigations, Hungarian and international commercial arbitrations, enforcement proceedings, administrative proceedings and litigation as well as in litigious matters involving public law and criminal law.

Ágnes Budai is an associate, who will strengthen the well established Corporate/M&A team in Hungary. She focuses her practice on various areas of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, international business, telecommunication, competition and trademark matters.

“It’s a great pleasure for us to join a leading law firm in the CEE/SEE region and to be part of Wolf Theiss' eminent team" Ákos Erős said. "Working together, we can continue to serve our clients on the highest level and further expand our services and workforce not only in Hungary but also in the region."

Zoltán Faludi, Managing partner of Wolf Theiss Budapest office said: “We are looking forward to the new opportunities that the expansion will bring us. We are happy to add the talents of Ákos, Judit, Ágnes and Artúr to our team in Hungary.  They will be a great addition to our highly regarded corporate and dispute resolution practice and their market knowledge will be a great asset for our clients."

"We see meaningful cross-border opportunities to leverage our expertise in M&A and energy development projects, among other areas in Central and Eastern Europe.” said László Kenyeres, Partner in Wolf Theiss Budapest office.

"Arrival of Ákos Erős will mark major milestone in development of the firm’s Hungarian practice, and is a further step in the firm’s dynamic expansion in the CEE region."-commented János Tóth, head of the Corporate M&A practice in Budapest.

“We are delighted to welcome Ákos and his team to the firm,” said Erik Steger, Chair and Managing Partner of Wolf Theiss. "Hungary is a key market with exciting opportunities in our regional platform and we have a top-notch team in Hungary. The arrival of this group will be a perfect complement to our existing practice."


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