Jobs in Hungary
Mergers & Acquisitions - Snr Associate - (Budapest)
A very prestigious US law firm that has a wide presence throughout the Central & Eastern Europe region wishes to appoint a mid-level Associate or Senior Associate. A native Hungarian lawyer with minimum of twelve months post Bar Admission is required, who wishes to specialise in corporate matters and M&As. You will enjoy a degree of independence not normally afforded in similar international law firms. A supportive, enjoyable, work environment is on offer. Compensation depends on experience, but is envisaged at between US$5to $9K per month.
Mergers & Acquisitions Specialist - Snr Associate - 2 vacancies - (Budapest)
A very prestigious international law firm that has a wide presence throughout the Central & Eastern Europe region wishes to expand its current M&A team - it already has a top reputation as the market leader in Budapest. A native Hungarian lawyer with minimum of one to four years post Bar admission experience is sought, who already has a solid experience in general corporate matters, M&As and cross-border transactions. Good leadership skills are required as it is envisaged that the ideal candidate will be capable of taking charge of a group of junior lawyers and lead some transactions with minimum supervision from the partners. You will enjoy a degree of independence not normally afforded in similar international law firms and an enjoyable, supportive work environment. The candidate will be given every support and encouragement to develop his/her own reputation in the market so as to become recognised as a leading specialist M&A professional. Compensation depends on experience, but is envisaged at between US$6K to $12K gross per month.
Project Finance/Banking- Associate Level 2-3 years PQE (Budapest)
A very prestigious US law firm that has a wide presence throughout the Central and Eastern Europe region and a particularly strong Hungarian banking and finance practice now wishes to add a young specialist banking lawyer to its team. The practice includes all aspects of finance, syndicated lending, debt restructuring as well as capital markets transactions. The ideal candidate will be an in-house counsel at a major commercial bank in Budapest and will have a thorough knowledge of banking regulations and will be a good team player. The firm will actively support the right candidate in his or her professional development and will encourage participation in marketing activities of the firm. Excellent compensation package is on offer up to HUF1.5mln per month.
Banking & Finance - UK (Magic Circle) Law Firm - Snr Associate Level (Budapest)
One of the UK's most prestigious international law firms wishes to appoint a senior or mid-level banking lawyer to its Budapest office. The ideal candidate will have at least four years of professional experience gained at another international law firm (including minimum three years in banking or capital markets). Fluent English is an absolute must. The firm offers six months training in London for all of its Hungarian Banking & Finance lawyers. Salary dependent on level of experience, between US$50K to US$1000K pa plus performance bonus.
Real Estate - Snr Associate - Top International Law Firm
Our client, a prestigious international law firm, wishes to appoint a Senior Associate specialising in Real Estate. A qualified Hungarian advocate of between 3 to 7 years of PQE is preferred. The ideal candidates will have a minimum of three years of solid commercial property law experience (gained at either an international law firm or at a reputable Budapest's firm's Real Estate department) plus some additional corporate/commercial law experience.
Candidates with a minimum of 3 years experience as an in-house counsel in an international property development company are also very welcome. Knowledge of commercial leasing, acquisitions and related finance plus come construction law and related litigation is expected. Fully fluent English plus excellent English language conveyancing skills are essential while French or German language skills would be an added advantage. Compensation will be dependent entirely on experience, but is envisaged at US$6K to 12K per month. The firm also pays a substantial performance annual bonus.
Magic Circle Law Firm - Corporate Dept Head - Partner Level (Budapest)
One of the UK's most prestigious international law firms that has a thriving practice throughout Eastern Europe wishes to strenghten its Hungarian presence by appointing a new Head for its Corporate Department. The firm wishes to appoint a senior M&As/corporate lawyer, currently engaged as a partner at another prestigious international or top Hungarian law firm. You will be required to develop the existing client base of the firm and attract new clients through your established reputation on the Hungarian legal services market.
The ideal candidate will be a Hungarian qualified attorney with at least six years of professional experience in corporate, commercial law and cross border/local M&A transactions gained at another international law firm. Past experience at either the UK or US office of another firm will be very welcome as will be a foreign LLM, although it is not essential. Fluent English is an absolute must.
You will be very welcome to bring with you a team of junior and mid-level lawyers. Compensation is dependent on your level of experience and your billable hours record as well as past businesss development performance, but is estimated at between US$80K to US$280K pa plus performance bonus.
Commercial, IP&IT, Litigation - Top UK Law Firm - Budapest
Our Client, a major UK law firm with a long established presence throughout the Eastern Europe region wishes to recruit a senior level lawyer for its CEE Commercial Practice Group based at the Budapest office. The ideal candidate will preferably have a strong IP/IT, corporate, commercial and related litigation experience. Hungarian qualified advocate with between three to ten years of professional experience (post Bar admission) gained at another international or a prestigious local law firm. Additional experience in either the Pharmaceutical or Technology field will be very welcome. Fully fluent English is an absolute must. The firm provides a superb career development pat, an opportunity to work on matters involving emerging markets in neighbouring non-EU countries while based in Budapest, and a quick path to partnership. Compensation strictly depends on experience but envisaged in the range of USD 60K to 160K per annum. An Annual performance bonus is also on offer.