Business solution – innovative approach, local market knowledge – global expertise

Our office was founded by Dr. Péter Köves in 1991 and became the Budapest office of the ‘Magic Circle’ London international law firm, Clifford Chance two years later. In 2009 we became independent again - maintaining our international focus - and have been working as Lakatos, Köves & Partners Law Firm since then, under the leadership of Dr. Péter Lakatos.

Our work is characterized by the professionalism of global law firms and the practical and business oriented approach to complex legal issues. With our open and creative thinking we have played a central role in introducing sophisticated legal instruments, structures and solutions into the Hungarian legal environment.

Our clients include medium and large multinational enterprises, often introduced to us by, and working closely with, leading law firms from all around the world.

We have extensive experience of working on cross-border transactions in a multinational team and working on specific Hungarian legal matters using our deep local knowledge.

Reflecting our international outlook we have German, English, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese desks.