Who we are

We are a medium-sized firm comprising 5 partners and a total staff of 16. All of our lawyers are proficient in English.

Whilst we provide our business clients with all the benefits of a full service law firm, we pride ourselves in our especially strong track record in the fields of M&A and Private Equity transactions, Dispute Resolution and Employment Law.

Although we serve clients from many sectors of industry, our lawyers have an especially deep understanding and extensive expertise on which to draw in our key sector focuses of Pharmaceuticals, TMT (Telecommunications, Media, Technology), Energy and Gaming/Betting.

Our clients include foreign corporations, the Hungarian businesses of multinational companies and medium to large Hungarian businesses. We are typically instructed in complex transactions and legal disputes, cases of a cross-border nature, those demanding high quality English language documentation and/or involving clients who require an international level of service.

Client service

  • We are committed to providing services at high international standards.
  • We always strive to provide responsive, timely, relevant legal advice.
  • We are business-minded and combine detailed legal analysis with practical legal advice and solutions.
  • Our lawyers are dedicated to finding optimum solutions, and to working and fighting for the interests of our clients.
  • Our lawyers work in partner-led teams tailored to the particular assignment and the respective client’s needs, thereby ensuring:
    • all advice is partner-led
    • all the necessary specialist knowledge is provided
    • all the work is handled at an appropriate level of seniority ensuring both efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners earned recommendations in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500  in 8 practice areas, namely Corporate/M&A Tier 2, Dispute Resolution Tier 2, Employment Tier 2, Banking & Finance Tier 3, Competition Tier 3, Projects & Energy Tier 3,  TMT Tier 3, Real Estate & Construction Tier 4.
Our rankings reconfirm our position as one of the leading law firms in Hungary.
It showcases the depth of our team that 7 of our senior lawyers have been recognised for their performance, Zoltán Forgó (Corporate M&A, Disputes, Competition, Energy), Gábor Damjanovic (Corporate M&A, Disputes, Employment, Energy, Real Estate), Zsófia Füzi (Corporate M&A, Competition, Energy), Réka Bali (Disputes, Real Estates), Viktor Vasi (TMT), Ákos Balázs (Employment) and Ferenc Lénárt (Banking & Capital Markets).
Thanks for our colleagues for their hard work and for our clients for their continuing trust.

Discover which critical sectors are affected by the recent Cybersecurity Certification Act’s rules on data supply obligations. Stay informed about the forthcoming deadlines!

We have prepared an article article about state subsidy schemes available in Hungary for foreign investors, and point out that data strongly support that many Asian investors have been particularly successful in obtaining such state grants.

We are pleased to share an  interview  with our Managing Partner, Zoltán Forgó, about the evolution of our M&A practice in the past 10 years.

Companies with 50-250 employees have an obligation to introduce a new whistleblowing system by the middle of December. Please see our newsletter summarising the main rules.

We are pleased to share the interview with our Co-managing Partner, Zoltán Forgó in the recent „Top Legal Executives” publication of the Budapest Business Journal.

It is a privilege that ICC FraudNet, the leading asset tracing/fraud-related network has appointed our firm and our partner, Gábor Damjanovic to be the FraudNet member in Hungary. We look forward to cooperating with the FraudNet family and to be a valuable contributor to the network’s continuing success.

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