“Gabriella is a certified tax advisor and mediator. She has advised on large scale operational and process restructurings across a wide range of industrial sectors, and is a noted real estate transaction specialist. She is also vastly experienced in M&A, and has worked on many high-profile commercial and industrial deals.”
Legal500, 2015


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Gabriella Gálik

Founding partner

An esteemed member of the Budapest Bar, Gabriella is also a certified tax advisor and mediator. She has advised on large scale operational and process restructurings across a wide range of industrial sectors, and is a noted real estate transaction specialist. She is also vastly experienced in M&A, and has worked on many high-profile commercial and industrial deals.


Professional Experience

Gabriella began her legal carrier as an associate at local firm Kővári Tercsák Salans, focusing on corporate restructuring and real estate. She later joined Clifford Chance Budapest and continued to advise on high-profile real estate and M&A transactions. After three years, she moved to Gide Loyrette Nouel to take a senior associate position, advising on major investment projects in Hungary. One of the eponymous founders of KCG Partners, she continues to advise her large and loyal client base on legal matters.


Education

Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Engineering consultancy and FIDIC contracts. Budapest, Hungary (2015)
Certified mediator (2014)
Certified tax advisor (2009)
Eötvös Loránd University: Faculty of Law (J.D. Summa cum laude). Budapest, Hungary (2005)


Languages

Hungarian, English


Rankings

EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Three Projects and Energy Practice in Hungary” (2018)
“KCG Partners Law Firm’s recent highlights include advising a bank on a project finance transaction and representing a major construction company in a commercial dispute. Eszter Kamocsay-Berta and Gabriella Gálik are recommended.”
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Three Real Estate and Construction Practice in Hungary” (2018)
“KCG Partners Law Firm handles real estate transactions, construction projects, and leasehold and construction disputes. Eszter Kamocsay-Berta is ‘a very skilled negotiator’ who also stands out for her ‘project management skills’. Gabriella Gálik is also noted.”
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Tax Practice in Hungary” (2018)
“KCG Partners Law Firm advises on the tax aspects of cross-border M&A transactions and the tax implications of employee share plans. Eszter Kamocsay-Berta and Gabriella Gálik are ‘very commercial and solution-driven’.”
Chambers Europe: “Other noted practitioners in Hungary” (2018)
Chambers Europe: „Recognised M&A Practitioner in Hungary” (2017)
EMEA Legal 500: „Third Tier Projects and Energy Practice” (2017)
“The ‘effective and proactive’ team at KCG Partners Law Firm provides a ‘fast but absolutely precise’ service. Eszter Kamocsay-Berta and Gabriella Gálik are advising a client on regulatory and licensing issues in the renewable energy sector.”
EMEA Legal 500: „Third Tier Real Estate and Construction Practice” (2017)
“The ‘effective and proactive’ team at KCG Partners Law Firm provides a ‘fast but absolutely precise’ service. Eszter Kamocsay-Berta and Gabriella Gálik are advising a client on regulatory and licensing issues in the renewable energy sector.”
EMEA Legal 500: „Tier Two Tax Practice in Hungary” (2017)
“The ‘effective and proactive’ team at KCG Partners Law Firm provides a ‘fast but absolutely precise’ service. Eszter Kamocsay-Berta and Gabriella Gálik are advising a client on regulatory and licensing issues in the renewable energy sector.”
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Four Real Estate and Construction Practice in Hungary” (2016)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Tax Practice in Hungary” (2016)
Chambers Europe: “Recommended M&A Lawyer in Hungary” (2016)
Chambers Europe: “Tier Three Projects and Energy practice in Hungary” (2015)
Chambers Europe: “Tier Three Tax Practice in Hungary” (2015)
EMEA Legal 500: “Third Tier Projects and Energy Practice” (2015)
EMEA Legal 500: “Four Tier Real Estate and Construction Practice” (2015)
Chambers Europe: “Third Tier Projects & Energy Practice in Hungary” (2014)
Chambers Europe: “Third Tier Tax Practice in Hungary” (2014)

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