LAKATOS, KÖVES & PARTNERS (“LKT”) Dispute Resolution practice announces significant hiring

LAKATOS, KÖVES & PARTNERS (“LKT”) Dispute Resolution practice announces significant hiring

We are pleased to announce that Viktor Jéger from Hungarian law firm Nagy & Trócsányi joins LKT’s Dispute Resolution team as of March, 2024.

Viktor has more than a decade of experience in energy, real estate, regulatory, construction and investment disputes. He has dealt with numerous high-profile cases, including ad hoc arbitrations seated in Switzerland, as well as arbitrations before the VIAC and the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Viktor is an expert in handling cross-border legal matters and has the ability to navigate through the complexities of international cases with ease. Viktor also has a breadth of experience in insolvency, real estate and antitrust matters as well as energy projects. He currently holds the position of National Representative for Hungary in AIJA, the International Association of Young Lawyers.
The new arrival will bolster the existing LKT offering in the dispute resolution area.

LKT Head of Dispute Resolution, Balázs Fazakas said:

“We are very pleased to welcome Viktor to our team. We are uniquely positioned to advise on problematic issues and represent our clients in domestic and cross-border litigation, international arbitration and investigations. We have successfully represented our clients before the main Hungarian and European courts, including the Constitutional Court of Hungary, the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. We have considerable experience before international arbitration courts, such as the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Viktor’s arrival significantly enhances our offering and capabilities in this area.”

Viktor Jéger said
"I am delighted and honoured to be joining LKT as a senior dispute resolution lawyer, which firm has been a thought-leader on dispute resolution law matters for the past 35 years, and which includes so many great colleagues who are industry-leading experts focused on delivering the highest quality legal services to their clients.”

The firm has been expanding over the last years and the new hiring marks again a step up. LKT’s Dispute Resolution team now includes three partners, four senior lawyers and several junior colleagues.

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