Starting in September, we are launching a two-semester, practice-oriented course that supplements theoretical knowledge for university law students under the name Jalsovszky Academy.details
Ádám Boross will lead our banking and finance group from August. Ádám, who joins us from Deloitte Legal, has more than 10 years of experience in international law firms. Having worked at Baker & McKenzie, Bird & Bird, Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Deloitte Legal, he has represented clients in complex and, in a significant number of cases, cross-border financing transactions, as well as advised on financial regulatory and compliance matters.
At Jalsovszky, in addition to the daily drive, we are increasingly focusing on supporting socially important causes. As part of this, we have entered into a multi-year agreement to support Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation. Under the agreement, in addition to providing financial support, we will assist the foundation with various legal issues and occasionally get involved in their daily work.
We are honoured that Chambers and Partners, one of the world's most reputable international publications, has once again ranked our Tax practice as a market leader (Tier 1). We are also pleased to have been included in Chambers' list of recommended law firms for our other two key practice areas, M&A and Banking & Finance.
From April, we will be activating a program called Henchman, which can search existing documents in a matter of seconds – arrange, and if necessary, dust off precedents that may have arisen in a contract from years ago. The new program perfectly complements our contract automation process based on Legito’s system and will not only increase the efficiency of our legal work, but will also make the process of writing contracts more enjoyable.
We are pleased to announce that Ágnes Bejó will continue her carrier as partner of our firm.
Our tax advisory team, recognised as market leader by all international publications, is further strengthened by the arrival of 2 new attorneys: Zsóka Erdősy and Péter Hosszú.
Many people build companies, fortunes and mini-empires through long years of hard work and sacrifice, but few give much thought, at least not in time, as to how to protect that wealth and secure it for future generations.
We are delighted to have been awarded the title of “Tax Litigation Advisor of the Year in Hungary” at the International Tax Review’s 2022 London Awards Gala, beating the international and better-known players in the industry.
From September Péter Szilas strengthens Jalsovszky's litigation and commercial law team as a senior attorney. His 10 years of experience in an international law firm environment and his 8 years of work at the Ministry of Justice on the drafting of the new Civil Code of Hungary have made him an excellent professional who can put his in-depth theoretical knowledge into practice.
As our staff had gradually increased over the past few years, we outgrew our office space on floor 5 and opened a new office on another floor at the beginning of the year. Our newly designed offices on floor 6 were occupied by our litigation team, who have quickly settled in there.
Together with Arsboni, we held our online Summer Academy for future lawyers during June and July. Our goal was to bring the everyday life of lawyers closer to law students.
In cases involving bad debts, taxpayers have fought several battles in national and EU courts to recover the VAT on unpaid customer receivables from the tax authority. Now another – probably the last – chapter of this multi-round battle has come to an end.
The Budapest Bar Association’s most coveted award for young lawyers is the Judith Nagy Award, which honours the memory of a deceased lawyer. Female colleagues are eligible for the award if they pass their bar exam summa cum laude.
International Tax Review (ITR) is one of the top magazines in its field, and each year it ranks and evaluates tax advisors and tax lawyers around the world. This year, ITR ranked more than 850 companies in 84 countries based on the opinions of 13,000 customers and 2,700 professionals.
Our firm represented the Doktor24 Group in the largest transaction in the history of the Hungarian private healthcare market.
On our new Hungarian language website, we provide answers as to what to do in the event of a tax audit, what you should prepare for in advance, and what your rights you have that you need to bear in mind.
We are proud to announce that the International Lawyers Network (ILN) – the network of independent law firms that Jalsovszky is a full title member of – was elected as the Global Law Firm Network of the Year by The Lawyer magazine during their European Awards 2021 virtual ceremony.
The topic of our sold-out conference at the end of October was family wealth planning and asset management, where Dr. Anna Ránky, senior advisor and lawyer at Klart Family Business Advising, Dr. Ákos Baráti, senior lawyer at Jalsovszky Law Office, and Péter Soós, private banker at Hold Fund Management Zrt., all gave presentations.
We were happy to announce that our firm got shortlisted for the 2021-year Tax Award in the company of Big4 auditing firms.
We recently expanded our market-leading tax team by the arrival of Gergely Czoboly. Before joining us Gergely worked as anexpert at the International Taxation Department of the Ministry of Finance. In his previous job Gergely was the Hungarian delegate to the OECD’s Working Party on Aggressive Tax Planning, also participating at the negotiations of the BEPS and the ATAD directives.
From July, 2020 our capital markets & regulatory group will operate as an independent practice of Jalsovszky. The area of expertise continues to rely on our market-leading finance and banking group, however it will operate as a separate practice area.
Our podcast series called 'We Make Sense of Hungary' have just aired. In our first episode, our guest is Dr. Dániel Karsai, an independent lawyer specialized in human rights and constitutional law. We discuss whether businesses should be concerned about the “state of danger” that was introduced in Hungary as a response to the Covid-19 crisis. We also explore why officers of the Hungarian army have appeared at some companies. Stay tuned for further episodes!
Click here to listen the first episode.
Legal500, one of the most prestigious publications that rates law firms around the world, has recently published its rankings for 2020.
We were pleased to see that our Tax practice is still regarded as a market leader. And in 2020 our Real Estate practice was ranked close to the top, as were our M&A and our Banking & Finance practices. It was also gratifying to see that after a year of challenging and successful work, our litigation practice earned a place in the rankings.
Our colleagues are not lazy even in winter time. It is well known that we are sporty and also active in the winter. In mid-January, our ski-loving colleagues slipped to Austria and took the Nassfeld ski slopes, with skis and snowboards on their feet. In four days we skied a total of 114 km and laughed for countless minutes. JalsovSKI you were great, see you next year.
At the gala ceremony held at the end of November, Wolters Kluwer handed out again their annual awards to lawyers and legal teams. We are happy to announce that just like a year ago, our office won again the award of Tax Group of the Year Award. Receiving this prize is a real honour for us, as the panel considered innovation, customer focus, and professionalism as the most important factors to pick the winner in each category.
The prize was awarded to our submission entitled ‘Innovative tax structure for innovative businesses’, submitted by István Csővári and Anilla Gondi.
Our firm's commitment to the CEE region is reflected in the fact that we now publish articles and news on the CEE Legal Matters website. Our aim is to inform legal counsels working in the region about changes in the law that may have a bearing on doing business in and with Hungary.
If you’re interested in the news articles we post on the site, you can access them here.
Community, sport, active relaxation – these were the defining themes of our office sports weekend. This year, it was down to Lake Balaton, where one of our biggest challenges was simply staying upright on our stand-up paddle boards. Not as easy as it looks! But all four of us falling into the water at once was certainly an experience to remember!
We enjoyed the activity, and recommend it to anyone that fancies having fun and literally “chilling out” in a natural setting!
The two most prestigeous international rankings, Legal 500 and Chambers, have recently issued their fresh rankings.
Our colleague Péter Barta became the "Tax Advisor of the Year"
From January, 2019 our litigtaion team will operate as a seperate practice group. When forming this practice we relied on the routine and expertise gained through our market-leading tax litigation practice as well as on the experience and knowledge we have acquired in civil lawsuits conducted in the previous year.
The International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) a Netherlands-based, non-profit organisation, is an indispensable player of the international tax information flow: it collects and processes tax information from all over the world and distributes such information through different channels.
Last week Wolters Kluwer handed out its traditional legal awards where our office was crowned in the tax section. Receiving this prize is a real honour for us, due to the fact that this section generally draws the biggest competition among the participants.
Chambers and Partners, one of the most widely recognised independent legal professional publications significantly improved our rankings in it’s 2018 – year edition.
Our firm participated as a title defender at the cup organised among law firms
Last autumn we conducted a survey among our clients to see what they thought of us, we present the summary of our findings in a short video.
Our summary provides the key changes to the Hungarian CFC legislation, effective from 1 January 2017
We are now launching the English version of our blog.
The joint event with Dutcham and CBRE will take place on 10 November 2016
Having completed his bar exam, Ádám Fischer joined the firm as a tax associate at the end of July.
Unexpectedly great success at the sixth Hungarian Law Firm Soccer Tournament
As a response to the increased volume of its property transactions, the firm has decided to expand its property law practice group
Our firm will welcome its clients and partners to a joint event with the Commercial Section of the Embassy of the United States of America on 24 March 2016.
As of January 2016, the firm is expanding its services
Lawyers of our firm held interesting and successful presentations on teh latest trends in international taxation
The Netherland-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Jalsovszky Law Frim and DBH Group organises a business breakfast
Two fresh graduates have joined recently the commercial law and the tax law groups of Jalsovszky.
Ákos Baráti joined the firm's tax group in November.
Recently, our firm has been awarded a rather special, yet truly honourable recognition.
On 13 May 2014 the firm and its clients had a chance to enjoy a unique musical event at the Palace of Arts Budapest.
The firm strenghtened its tax advisory practice by hiring two new professionals.
Jalsovszky Law Firm further strengthened its international connections in March 2014.
The managing partner of our firm, Pál Jalsovszky held a successful presentation on 16 January 2014 on the changes to Hungarian tax laws coming into effect in 2014.
With the arrival of two new tax lawyers, the tax practice of the office has been further expanded.
Our firm has recently joined two international legal networks.
Ágnes Bejó is joining Jalsovszky Law Firm as a new senior associate of the firm.