International clients


Lakatos, Köves & Partners Law Firm has been operating in its current form since 2009. LKT’s world class and award winning practice covers all of business law. With us you have the possibility to develop any of the legal areas you are interested in.

If you wish to be more than a drop of water in the ocean of international firms, but at the same time the international environment attracts you, still do not need to make any compromise. LKT offers You international clients and cross border transactions. We promise that your English language knowledge will not get rusty.

We value the reliable and loyal manpower. Let us walk together on the path from being an intern all the way to becoming a lawyer. Even if we don’t stay together for the whole journey. If we only meet half way through, we still welcome you with arms wide open. Participate in the creative work of our intellectual workshop. We are proud that we support our clients with our innovative ideas in order for them to reach their goals. LKT assists investors from the CEE region, from the rest of Europe, the US, the Middle East and Asia (in particular Japan, S Korea and China) in relation to their activities in Hungary.

Beyond the professional factors, how else we do help your career?

We specially developed our intern program in order to provide career possibilities for the ambitious but still developing insecure law students.

It is important for us to help the integration of our junior lawyer colleague and to make this procedure smoother with our mentor program.

Check our open positions and we hope that soon we may welcome you in person as part of the Lakatos, Köves and Partners Law Firm team!

Open Positions

“As an intern at LKT I experienced the operation of a professional office, which just reinforced my wish to continue my career at a place like this. Following my final exams I was happy to come back as a trainee lawyer, not only because of the support of my professional development, but because here I am part of a strong and friendly team” – Csenge Váradi, Trainee Lawyer

Csenge Váradi

“International standard; thorough and multiple knowledge; exciting cases; social experience. That is why I like working with LKT.” Zsuzsanna Ilyés, Lawyer

Zsuzsanna Ilyés

“As an intern real tasks and excellent down town location; as a trainee lawyer challenging cases, independence and regular leisure programs; as a lawyer further continuous professional development as well as flexible schedule – just to mention a few things, which made me happily chose Lakatos, Köves and Partners Law Firm. I do not regret my decision.” György Tóth, Lawyer

György Tóth

“It is a unique feeling to be part of a professionally and humanly outstanding team. If you are open, here you get all the support to become a lawyer, who is confident on both the Hungarian and the international market.” Sára Nagy, Trainee Lawyer

Anna Sára Nagy

Open Positions

Who do we offer the intern position to?

If you successfully completed the first two years of the university and you are eager to get to know the world outside of your law books and texts, then you found the right place.

We do not waste your talent asking you to make coffee, but we will give you diverse tasks or projects. It is important, that with us you have a chance to get to know more specialties, which can already seriously influence your future career. We value your work, so you not only gain experience, but you receive payment as well.

Within our intern program, the participants get an inside view of the everyday life of the office: they have an insight into the operation of each team and they can actively participate in their working procedure. With us you definitely get real assignments so we can get to know each other. The goal of the program is to select our trainee lawyer colleagues from our talented interns after they graduated.


Who do we offer the trainee lawyer position to?

Mainly we are looking forward to receive the application of those young lawyers who are inspired by the international environment and working in English is not a problem an those who can identify themselves with the old wisdom: “A smooth sea does not make a skilled sailor”. Why do we say that? With us your time will not be spent by visiting the land registry office. From the very first moment, we trust in You: you can gain experience in various fields of law and you can profit by applying your university studies and knowledge in real situations. Of course, we are there for you if you need any help: we organize in-house trainings in order to support your professional development and we hold your hand when it comes to finding your feet in the office.

The mentor program at LKT

We take the mentor program seriously at LKT. From the first day of your trainee lawyer career a senior colleague will be there to help you to get familiar with the legal mindset; to understand the economic and legal interests of the clients and to master all the knowledge which will make you a well prepared and confident lawyer.

We cannot emphasize enough that the talent in itself is not enough to become an excellent lawyer. However, if your talent is combined with diligence, conscientiousness and you are a team worker, then you have all the chance to be among the best!


Why is it good to work with us?

Lakatos, Köves & Partners Law Firm
is a respected and leading international player in the Hungarian legal advisory market. Our firm is renowned for its innovative approach, dedication to client satisfaction, and commitment to professional excellence.

You can expect a variety of tasks. You'll be part of a young, dynamic and results-oriented team, and you'll get to know the day-to-day operations of a fast-growing, independent, international company.

We are looking for the newest member of our banking and finance team as a

Trainee Lawyer

Tasks we count on you for:

As a Trainee Lawyer, you will play a critical role in supporting our partners, senior attorneys and contributing to our clients' success. You will be involved in a variety of challenging and rewarding tasks, including but not limited to:
• Assisting in the drafting and negotiation of loan agreements, security documents, and other finance-related contracts.
• Conducting legal research and analysis on banking and finance regulations and industry practices.
• Supporting due diligence processes for financing transactions.
• Staying updated on changes in banking and finance laws and regulations.

You're our candidate, if you have:

• A law degree.
• 0,5-1 years of experience as an intern.
• Strong understanding of banking and finance regulations and market practices.
• Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills.
• High level of attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Proficiency in English; additional languages are a plus.

What we offer:

• Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
• A challenging, international working environment in the heart of the city centre.
• Exposure to high-profile clients and complex transactions.
• The chance to be part of a firm that values innovation, integrity, and excellence.
• Support but independence in your work.
• Competitive, declared income and benefits package (Szép Kártya, fruit three times a week, free coffee, monthly terrace party).
• Free access to the wellness centre near the office building.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about banking and finance law and are looking for an exciting opportunity to grow your career, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV in Hungarian and English with a photo to Katalin Zolnai to the following e-mail address: katalin.zolnai@lakatoskoves.hu.



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Zolnai Katalin
HR Generalist