Baker McKenzie's Budapest office strengthens employment law practice 


Baker McKenzie has promoted Nóra Óváry-Papp to counsel, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

Óváry-Papp joined Baker McKenzie's employment team in Budapest in 2019. As a lead attorney, she advises the firm's clients on a wide range of employment matters, from immigration issues to collective labor law and employment protection issues. 

She has extensive experience in advising domestic and multinational companies on employment matters, including traditional employment issues, management terminations and other key employment services, business transfer transactions, restructuring, and other special projects.

She also has experience in whistleblowing matters, assisting clients in conducting employee interviews, drafting questionnaires, conducting training, advising on employer decisions as well as developing and reviewing workplace protocols in the field.

According to the press release, she also has extensive practical experience in atypical employment, both nationally and internationally. 

Ákos Fehérváry, managing partner of Baker McKenzie's Budapest office said, "With Nóra's appointment, we will further strengthen our employment law advisory services, enabling us to provide a higher level of service in this area as well. Our office now has four counsel at our clients' disposal, from dispute resolution to data protection and competition law.” 

Óváry-Papp graduated from the faculty of law of Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. Previously, she worked in law firms with international clientele, where she advised on a number of domestic and cross-border corporate and banking and finance transactions, in addition to employment law matters. She also gained significant experience in data protection matters. 

The expert regularly delivers lectures and training, publishes articles on employment law, and gives interviews on various employment law issues. In addition, she will start teaching at a university in September. 


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