KCG Partners Law Firm handles a raft of contentious and non-contentious mandates and is particularly experienced in advising on employee stock ownership plans. The group acts for a number of clients in the financial services sector. Levente Csengery and Rita Párkányi jointly head the department.
Employment, Legal500, 2019

KCG Partners Law Firm is particularly noted for its experience in employment litigation, and it is also active across contract, banking, real estate, trade mark and insolvency disputes. Rita Párkányi and Levente Csengery head the team.
Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2019

Rita Párkányi acts on international mobility, litigation and employment contracts. Sources highlight her “good legal knowledge,” adding: “She always keeps to deadlines, works very fast and takes our wishes into consideration.
Employment, Chambers Europe, 2019

At KCG Partners Law Firm, the team is singled out for its ‘business-minded approach and in-depth knowledge of employment law’. It is particularly experienced in advising on employee-stock ownership plans and handling contentious employment matters. Levente Csengery and Rita Párkányi jointly head the team.
Employment, Legal500, 2018

KCG Partners Law Firm handles domestic and cross-border litigation. Recent highlights include representing a multinational company in a contractual dispute against a local company. Rita Párkányi and Levente Csengery are recommended.
Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2018

Rita Párkányi has established a presence in the market, most notably for her work for French clients. She advises on a broad range of employment mandates, including litigation, collective agreements and redundancy procedures. Clients describe her as “quick and efficient, even when there is a complex problem.”
Employment, Chambers Europe, 2018

“KCG Partners Law Firm meets ‘the standards of an international law firm at lower prices’. It represents local and international companies in disputes that touch on a broad range of legal fields. Rita Párkányi is recommended.”
Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2017

KCG Partners Law Firm’s ‘practical and pragmatic approach’ earns plaudits from clients, and is regularly entrusted with sensitive contentious and non-contentious employment matters. The two partners –Levente Csengery and Rita Párkányi – are recommended.
Employment, Legal500, 2017

Rita is a highly skilled business lawyer with deep experience in employment, dispute resolution, litigation and data protection matters. She advises clients across many aspects of employment law – C-suite hires, terminations, staff re-structuring and internal organizational regulations – and has daily, hands-on involvement in a number of multi-sector corporate restructurings.
Legal500, 2015


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Rita Párkányi

Founding partner

Rita is a highly skilled business lawyer with deep experience in employment, data protection, dispute resolution and litigation matters. She advises clients across many aspects of employment law, including C-suite hires, terminations, staff re-structuring and internal organizational regulations, and has been closely involved in a number of multi-sector corporate restructurings.


Professional Experience

Prior to founding KCG Partners and leading its French Desk, Rita worked at the global law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel since 2008 focusing on employment, litigation and corporate matters.


Education

Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Management, MBA (2015- 2017)
University of Paris-Sud XI, Jean Monnet Faculty: Master of Law & Management, Paris, France (2008)
Eötvös Loránd University: Faculty of Law (JD), Budapest, Hungary (2007)
University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Faculty of Law: French & EU Law, Paris – Budapest (2006)
University of Liège, Faculty of law: Erasmus studies, Liège, Belgium (2005)


Languages

Hungarian, English and French


Professional Associations

Member of the Budapest Bar Association


Recent lectures, publications

Lecturer at the “Can I be fired for liking” conference series on employment law and social media tools (held at the American Chamber of Commerce and the French Chamber of Commerce in Budapest);
Author of several publications on employment law


Rankings

Chambers Europe: “Tier Four Employment Practice in Hungary” (2019)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Four Dispute Resolution Practice in Hungary” (2019)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (2019)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (2018)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Four Dispute Resolution Practice in Hungary” (2018)
Chambers Europe: “Up and coming Employment Practice in Hungary” (2018)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (2017)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Four Dispute Resolution Practice in Hungary” (2017)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (2016)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Four Dispute Resolution Practice in Hungary” (2016)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (2015)
EMEA Legal 500: “Tier Four Dispute Resolution Practice in Hungary” (2015)

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