Dr. Balázs Fazakas, Head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group at Lakatos, Köves & Partners Law Firm (“LKT”) has been promoted to Partner as of 1 January, 2023.
Specializing in litigation and arbitration, and also having been active in the Corporate and M&A Group, Balázs joined LKT in September 2010, as a trainee lawyer right after his university years.
Balázs - as a pre-eminent new generation lawyer- was promoted to be the Head of the LKT Dispute Resolution team in 2020 when the LKT Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group was enlarged and restructured with an offering that combines our leading general dispute resolution expertise with sector- or practice area-specific knowledge.
Balázs is an acknowledged lawyer before the Hungarian and international courts and arbitration tribunals and highly ranked by international rating agencies. He is a qualified ICC Arbitrator, organizer and judge of the annual Budapest Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot (International Commercial Arbitration Moot). Balázs takes the lead in the vast majority of our dispute resolution mandates, reaching groundbreaking litigation and arbitration successes before the Hungarian and international courts.
'Balázs has been instrumental in leading the dispute resolution practice at LKT with tireless dedication in the last few years.' commented Managing Partner, Péter Lakatos. 'Péter Köves and I believe that Balázs as a Partner will further develop LKT’s rightly recognized and well-known dispute resolution practice. He is a very talented litigation and arbitration lawyer with outstanding expertise.'
'Being promoted to Partner at LKT is an honor for me and an important milestone in my professional career.' Balázs added. 'I’m grateful that I have had the chance to learn and work with such internationally recognized, outstanding litigation lawyers as Péter Köves and Péter Lakatos. Together with the fantastic LKT Dispute Resolution team I will aim to further develop our practice in the coming years. Thank you for the trust in me!'