VJT & Partners Highly Recommended by Chambers Europe 2017

VJT & Partners is recognised for its prominent Corporate/M&A, Employment and TMT legal advice.

Leading Hungarian commercial law firm VJT & Partners has again been recommended in Chambers Europe 2017’s Hungarian chapter for its Corporate/M&A, Employment and TMT practices.

In addition, Managing Partner János Tamás Varga is recommended as a Ranked Lawyer in all three practices, with partner Zoltán Csernus recognised as a Ranked Lawyer for both Corporate /M&A and Employment law.

Chambers Europe 2017 recommends VJT & Partners for its Corporate/M&A advice in Tier 4 with János Tamás Varga ranked in Band 2 for individual lawyers and Zoltán Csernus in Band 5.

The commentary notes that the team is again noted for its “growing presence in the Hungarian commercial market” and for being “experienced in multi-jurisdictional mandates, frequently acting alongside major international firms on the Hungarian aspects of cross-border investments and corporate restructuring cases”.
Clients comment that the team has “an exceptional understanding of business, a pragmatic and precise approach, and they give valuable input to the pure commercial points.” Another comments that the “junior lawyers support the seniors’ work very efficiently and can manage even the shortest deadlines”.
In addition, János Tamás Varga is singled out as continuing “to grow in stature in the Hungarian corporate market, following exceptional praise for his wide-ranging expertise”. He is also recognised as “pragmatic, thinks rationally, and sees the bigger picture,” as “very professional, open-minded and understands business needs” and “extremely commercial”.
Zoltán Csernus is noted for his “clear guidance and instructions,” and that he takes “care of things swiftly and without error, regardless of how complicated the issues were”.

Within the Employment section, the team is ranked in Tier 2 with both János Tamás Varga and Zoltán Csernus ranked in Band 3.

The team “receives enthusiastic praise from clients for its high level of employment-specific knowledge”. Clients comment that the team has “a superb level of employment law expertise, combined with a very client-centred and professional approach”. Other clients agree, saying: “They have a deep knowledge of labour law, provide prompt and detailed answers, and have flexibility and availability,” as well as offering “excellent value for money”.
Zoltán Csernus is described by clients “extremely knowledgeable, and very responsive and approachable,” with a “deep understanding of clients’ legal and commercial needs,” with János Tamás Varga described by a client as “very client-centred with brilliant organising skills,” and by the guide as “highly skilled in handling employment-related litigation”.

Within TMT the firm is ranked in Tier 2, with János Tamás Varga ranked in Band 2.

The practice is noted for its “high-profile transactions in the telecoms and technology sectors,” its “impressive client roster” and its advice “on both the supplier and consumer sides…on data protection and advertising issues”. Its work with “major international law firms on cross-border cases” is also highlighted. Clients say the team has “truly experienced specialists for all types of IT, internet and data protection matters. They are the best technology team in the market with wide international reach,” and “they are always ready to work out truly tailor-made solutions for every single matter. They are especially strong at data protection, privacy issues and all types of internet-related matters”.
János Tamás Varga is singled out by clients for combining “unparalleled technology industry expertise with superb organisational and communication skills”.

VJT & Partners Managing Partner János Tamás Varga comments: “These results position the team as firmly embedded in the top tier of law firms in Hungary, alongside the leading international firms. We continue to work hard to ensure we provide exactly what our clients need and to ensure that our advice is accessible and always commercial.”

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