David is known as "a thorough, focussed and extremely commercial lawyer".

David is the Managing Partner in our Budapest office.

He has been practising in Central and Eastern Europe for over 25 years. David specialises in international and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity and real estate transactions, and has particular expertise in the energy, health care and communications sectors. He is consistently recognised and ranked as a leading lawyer in his main practice areas by leading law firm ratings guides, including Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000, as well as Best Lawyers.

Before joining us, David was the Managing Partner of the Budapest office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges for over 15 years.

He has served as a guest lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University Law School in Budapest and at the Central European University Legal Studies Program.

A member of the Washington D.C. bar, David is registered as a Foreign Legal Advisor with the Budapest Bar and is a member of the International Bar Association.

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  1. David is "admired for his long-standing presence and reputation in the region, he possesses great legal and market knowledge and is not afraid to tackle big decisions or give advice in difficult situations"

    Chambers Global 2017