Dr. Péter Köves
"A good finance lawyer" Chambers Global (2014)

Dr. Péter Köves

Lawyer, senior and founding partner

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E-mail: Peter.Koves@lakatoskoves.hu

Practice areas: Investment Protection, Banking and Finance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Languages: Hungarian, English, German, Russian

Tel.: +3614291300

Dr. Péter Köves
"A good finance lawyer" Chambers Global (2014)

Professional experience

Péter Köves, founding partner of this firm, is a respected lawyer both in Hungary and in Europe. He is a formidable trial lawyer, a champion of litigation cases and a judge at the arbitration court of Hungary.

As a legal advisor he had a key role in introducing modern financial solutions into the Hungarian market. He was a pioneer of complex and structured finance legal technologies in Hungary, mainly in PPP and project finance.

He is Vice President of the Budapest Bar Association and was president of The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) in 2008. In 2014 Péter Köves was elected as the Vice President of the Bar Issues Commission of the International Bar Association (IBA). 

He was awarded the "Eötvös prize" by the Budapest Bar Association in 2004. He was acknowledged as a "Leading Lawyer" by the Hungarian Bar Association in 2006. In 2009, the Federal President of Austria rewarded him  with the "Großes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich.




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