Meet the Hungary editors
Adam, finished his legal studies at Eötvös Lóránd Tudományegyetem in 2016. Since then he gained practical insight in the field of regulatory banking, such as the restructuring of a building society, project financing with regard to trade financing, green field investments and real estate financing projects. Adam’s further experiences cover legal advice related to the functioning of multinational companies including issues form daily operation and financial matters. Adam first gained his experience at Deloitte Legal and since 2018 he is member of the finance team at Oppenheim Law Firm.”
Attorney At Law at Wolf Theiss Budapest.
Lecturer at University of Szeged, Faculty of Law.
István Böröcz, LLM is a researcher at the research group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS). He is a member of the Health & Ageing Law Lab (HALL), a spinoff group within LSTS. He obtained his LLM in Law and Technology at Tilburg University (2016) and his postgraduate specialist diploma in information and communication technology law at the University of Pécs (2015). He obtained his law degree (JD) at the University of Pécs (2013). His research interests cover the notion of the privacy of the mind along with the legal, theoretical and practical issues of Human Enhancement Technologies (HETs), with special focus on cognitive enhancement. In particular, he focuses on technologies which passively read and actively affect the human brain and, respectively, the mind both within and outside the field of health care.
He is involved and provides legal assistance in several EU co-funded research projects, such as ARC, LOCARD, PERSONA, STAR, INTREPID, MaTHiSiS, FORENSOR, HR-Recycler, SUCCESS or PARENT. These projects target a range of areas, such as law enforcement, technology-induced education, human-robot interaction, smart cities and smart metering, or assisting the work of data protection authorities.
He is a member of the ethical advisory board of the Horizon2020 project CUIDAR. He is also an editor of the World Law Dictionary Hungary.
Dr Tímea Kovács is a legal English tutor, university lecturer and EU lawyer-linguist. After seven years of legal practice, she has been publishing, revising and teaching legal English for more than ten years.
She is the author of the English-Hungarian books of “Legal English I. Contract law” and the ” Legal English II. Business Law”, the curriculum developer and teacher of the online courses on “Basic Terms of Legal English”and “Legal English of Business Law”.
She is a university lecturer of the Legal English Translator training at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, member of the Law and Language Research Group of the University.
Studied at and graduated from the Eötvös Loránd University School of Law in 2008. Studied in Belgium on the Erasmus scholarship programme, took part in French legal studies organized by University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) at the end of which obtained a Master degree. Currently pursuing Ph.D. studies at Eötvös Loránd University. Joined Oppenheim law firm in 2008. Lecturer at the Department of Roman Law of ELTE, Faculty of Law since 2008.
Matyas Kornyei is a CEE resident lawyer advising top tier financial institutions, investors and Fortune 500 companies in Banking&Finance, Commercial/Corporate and ICT matters. Besides his advisory practice, Matyas is a legal tech and innovation enthusiast, devoted community contributor via his work with ArsBoni, the top go to legal platform in Hungary, and an energetic business person holding a Master in Business Administration and continuously working on implementation possibilities of recent technologies and business models in the legal industry.
Dr. Andrea Labancz graduated in law at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Szeged in 2017, where she obtained a special degree in economic law. After graduation, she became a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Szeged.
Her research area includes sectoral consumer protection. She examines the potential links between technological innovations and financial consumer protection, especially in case of FinTech solutions. She regularly presents on conferences both in Hungary and abroad, and publishes on the topic of FinTech.
András Lichtenstein is a Junior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Szeged, where he teaches Criminal Procedure.
He graduated in law with a major in Criminal Justice from the University of Szeged in 2016. During his studies, he spent a semester abroad at The City Law School, City University of London, completed a traineeship at the Criminal Division of the Regional Court of Appeal in Szeged and was an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. In 2016 he was awarded a Scholarship for Excellent Law Students by the Ministry of Justice.
Associate at Wolf Theiss law firm and lecturer at ELTE Faculty of Law.
Dr. Péter Mezei graduated as a lawyer in 2004 and as a legal translator in 2005 at the University of Szeged. He earned his PhD degree in Szeged in 2010. The Szeged Law School honoured him with the Pro Scientia Price for the Best Published Dissertation of 2010-2012 in June 2012. He is fluent in Hungarian, English and German.
He is a full-time faculty member of the Szeged Law School, where he also functions as Associate Dean for International Affairs. He was awarded an honorary adjunct professorship (dosentti) at the Faculty of Law, University of Turku (Finland) in December 2014. He is a part-time faculty member of the College of Law, University of Toledo (United States), and a visiting professor of the Université Jean Moulin Lyon III (France). He coordinates the joint intellectual property program of the University of Dresden and University of Szeged on the Szeged side.
Zsolt György Balogh is an associate professor at the Department for Information and Communications Technology of Faculty of Business Administration of the Corvinus University of Budapest. Served as a scientific advisor of Parliamentary Commissioner of Data Protection and Freedom of Information (1995-2001) and as a senior ICT-law advisor of the Chief Justice of the Curia of Hungary (2014-2015).