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.
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Rita Párkányi

Founding partner

Rita is a highly skilled business lawyer with deep experience in employment, dispute resolution and litigation 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.


Professional Experience

Admitted to the Budapest Bar, Rita trained at Clifford Chance LLP in Budapest, Hungary, and at the Research and Development Centre of Orange (France Télécom) in France. She joined the Budapest office of Gide Loyrette Nouel in 2008, and from 2014 is a founding partner at KCG Partners.


Education

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


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

EMEA Legal 500: „Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (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.”
EMEA Legal 500: „Tier Four Dispute Resolution Practice in Hungary” (2017)
“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.”
EMEA Legal 500: „Tier Two Employment Practice in Hungary” (2016)
“Key names include the ‘experienced’ Levente Csengery and Rita Párkányi”
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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