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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Andras Szecskay

Andras Szecskay

Managing Partner

Szecskay Attorneys at Law
Hungary

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DR. Andras SZECSKAY is the Managing Partner of SZECSKAY ATTORNEYS AT LAW, a law firm with an international clientele and scope of activities. Dr. Szecskay received his JD, summa cum laude, from the Szeged University Law School in 1973 and has participated in a professional continuing education program in Canada. He has been practicing law as a member of the Bar Association since 1975. He was a partner at the SBG&K Patent and Law Office in Budapest between 1975 and 1992, and at the international law office of the French firm of Moquet Borde & Associates between 1992 and 2004. His firm's practice encompasses all areas of commercial law.
He has been an active member of the Budapest Bar Association, first as its secretary, then as a member of the Executive Board during several cycles and, since March of 2002, as Vice-President of International Relations. Since 2010, Dr. Szecskay has also been the Vice President of the Hungarian Bar Association.
In 2000 he was presented with the "Eotvos Award" by the Budapest Bar Association, in 2003 he was recognized as an "Exemplary Lawyer" by the Hungarian Bar Association and in 2011 he received the award "Pro Collegium Advocatorum" from the Hungarian Bar Association. In 2014 he received the highest joint award of all legal professions, the "Deak Ferenc Award" ("Pro Meritis De Iuris Peritia"). In 2008, the President of Hungary awarded Dr. Szecskay with the "Knights Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary".
Dr. Szecskay is actively involved in numerous international organizations (CCBE - Head of the Hungarian Delegation, UIA - member of the Executive Committee and national vice-president, IBA, LES, AIPPI, MIE, LIDC, HVCA) and he regularly lectures at domestic and international conferences.

Education

Szeged University Law School.
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • Union Internationale des Avocats
  • International Trademark Association
    LIDC
    LES
    AIPPI
    UAE

Dr. Szecskay is a listed arbitrator on the Roll of Arbitrators of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Energy Arbitration Court and the Roll of Arbitrators of the Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture.


Seminars

Dr. Szecskay regularly lectures at domestic and international conferences on topics arising in his areas of specialisation.
Articles

Dr. Szecskay is the author or co-author of a number of articles on Hungarian and international corporate law, competition law, arbitration and IP law. His articles have appeared in international publications, such as the Digest of Commercial Laws of the World (L. NELSON), Worldwide Trade Secrets Law (T.F. MCLAREN), and International Banking Law & Regulation (OCEANA PUBLICATIONS, INC.), and in Hungarian professional periodicals too.


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