Partos & Noblet, Hogan Lovells welcomes leader


Ákos Kovách has joined as lead of the competition/antitrust practice of the Budapest office of Partos & Noblet, Hogan Lovells associated law firm in Hungary, arriving from Gide Loyrette Nouel where he was partner of the Budapest office, an announcement published today reveals.

László Partos, Partos & Noblet’s managing partner said of the new colleague: "We are excited to welcome Ákos to our office. He is a leading competition lawyer in Hungary with nearly fifteen years experience. His expertise and market reputation will be an important addition to the team and will further strengthen our antitrust practice in Hungary."

Ákos Kovách is a recognized expert in competition law in Hungary, assisting clients throughout various proceedings initiated by the Hungarian Competition Authority and advising on the implementation of efficient competition compliance programs. He is particularly experienced in merger control cases, cartel proceedings and antitrust matters. He also advises on M&A matters and EU regulatory issues. Ákos is a qualified lawyer in both Hungary and France.

Ákos added to the announcement: "I am looking forward to being part of the Budapest team and working within Hogan Lovellsʼ market-leading global antitrust practice."

Ákos Kovách holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in International Business Law from the University Jean Moulin – Lyon 3, as well as an M.A. in Law and Political Sciences from ELTE University in Budapest. Besides his native Hungarian, he speaks fluent English and French.

Ákos Kovách has served as Foreign Trade Advisor of France since 2013. Prestigious industry listings by legal directories Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, rank him as a leading individual in competition law.

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