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"[...] Kinga Hetényi is well known for her work in the corporate/M&A market."

Chambers Global

legal areas & industries

corporate & reorganisations | mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, cross-border transactions | compliance programmes | restructuring & insolvency | labour & employment | corporate litigation | technology & digitalisation | start-ups

admitted to the bar

1998, Hungary

with schoenherr since



Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest/Hungary (Dr. iur. 1995)
EC Social Security Law Course, Tempus Stipendium, Edinburgh/Scotland (1993)
University of Vienna, Faculty of Law, Vienna/Austria (1989-1990)

work experience

International Law Firm, Attorney at Law, Head of the Corporate/M&A Practice Group, Budapest/Hungary (2005-07)
Philip Morris, Head of Legal Department, Budapest/Hungary (2004-05)
International Law Firm, Attorney at Law, Frankfurt a. M./Germany (Secondment 2000-01)
International Law Firm, Attorney at Law, Budapest/Hungary (1995-2004)


Budapest Bar Association


Hungarian, German, English, French

academic publications

  • Whose responsibility is it anyway, Budapest Business Journal
  • Employees' Liability for Breaching Their Obligations, Budapest Business Journal
  • Grenzüberschreitende Verschmelzungen, Praxiskommentar, Kapitel über Ungarn, Lexis Nexis 2008
  • Telecommunication Laws in Europe, Chapter regarding Hungary, Butterworths, 1998
  • Author of several articles and lecturer at conferences about Hungarian Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions, Competition Law, Labour Law, Telecommunication Law, Media Law, E-Commerce and Distribution and Agency Contracts

schoenherr publications