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Miklós Boronkay is the head of Szecskay Attorneys at Law’s Dispute Resolution Practice. He specializes in complex commercial litigation and arbitration cases, as well as in competition law matters. He has advised and represented clients in major international (ICC, UNCITRAL) and Hungarian arbitrations and in court proceedings too. 

 

He has also represented clients before Hungarian courts in real estate, commercial, corporate and tax disputes. Miklós is an expert in tort and contract law, and has written for a number of publications that cover these areas. 

 

He is an arbitrator listed on the Roll of Arbitrators of the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and has a growing reputation as a leading young arbitrator. Miklós also acted as an arbitrator in a VIAC arbitration.

 

Besides his dispute resolution practice, Miklós has considerable experience in competition law matters. He has participated in a number of cartel, unfair competition and merger control proceedings before the Hungarian Competition Office.

 

Miklós has been teaching various private law courses for more than a decade (both graduate and postgraduate courses). He is the co-author of a blog on arbitration in Hungary:

https://arbitrationinhungary.wordpress.com/about/

 

He is fluent in English and German.

"György Wellmann and Miklós Boronkay “radiate” professionalism and commitment."

Legal500 2021, Dispute Resolution

 

"Miklós Boronkay and Anikó Keller are top litigators. They really work as a team."

Legal500 2021, Dispute Resolution

 

"The work with the team at Szecskay is one of the highlights in our professional life. Their strengths are creativity, proactivity and readiness for flexible solutions. They do not understand the word ‘impossible’, they are always eager to find something new, something not tried."

Legal500 2021, Dispute Resolution

 

"The Szecskay team consists of top litigators. They are very creative, always come up with new ideas and think out-of-the box. I would clearly recommend them for the most complex litigation in Hungarian courts."

Legal500 2021, Dispute Resolution

 

"A dynamic lawyer with positive thinking"

"energetic, brilliant lawyer who knows the law really well and is a good strategic thinker"

Chambers Global, 2021, Dispute Resolution

 

The team’s "answers to our questions are clear and to the point, and the lawyers anticipate well the potential next steps of the lawsuits."

They are "very knowledgeable, very helpful, available and very reassuring."

Chambers Europe, 2021, Dispute Resolution Department

 

"Miklós Boronkay is always available and open to strategic thinking."

"Miklós Boronkay is very attentive to detail, always professional and provides well-rounded legal advice."

Legal500, 2020, Dispute Resolution

 

Miklós Boronkay is "a lawyer with a pragmatic approach who is also able to focus on legal details."  "He is very quick on his feet and he knows how to co-ordinate tactics."

Chambers Global, 2020, Dispute Resolution

 

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is praised for its "tailored, fast and pragmatic support.".

Legal500, 2019, Dispute Resolution Department

 

Miklós Boronkay "thinks outside the box and always comes up with creative arguments".

Legal500, 2019, Dispute Resolution

Rankings:

 

  • Chambers Europe & Global, 2021 - 2015, Dispute Resolution: Band 1
  • Chambers Europe & Global, 2021, 2020, Dispute Resolution (Individual Ranking): Up and Coming

 

  • Legal500, 2021 - 2015, Dispute Resolution: Tier 1
  • Legal500, 2021, 2020, Dispute Resolution (Individual Ranking): Next Generation Partner
  • Legal500, 2019, Dispute Resolution (Individual Ranking): Next Generation Lawyer

 

  • Legal500, 2021-2018, Competition: Tier 2

 

Awards:

 

  • Competition Law Firm of the Year, 2016 - Wolters Kluwer Lawyers Awards Hungary

Changes in Hungarian Arbitration

26. 03. 2019. Miklós Boronkay

Changes in Hungarian Arbitration

icon 26. 03. 2019. icon Miklós Boronkay icon Dispute Resolution

Advertisement Law Compliance Program

14. 02. 2018. Anikó Keller, Gusztáv Bacher, Miklós Boronkay, Dávid Kerpel, Gábor Faludi Jr., Lilla Kiss

Competition Law Compliance Program

23. 01. 2018. Anikó Keller, Miklós Boronkay, János Vajda, Gábor Faludi Jr., Bence Molnár Sz., Gusztáv Bacher, Judit Budai

Bar Memberships:

 

  • Budapest Bar Association (since 2011)

 

Other professional memberships:

 

  • Hungarian Association of Competition Law
  • Competition Law Research Centre
  • Association of Private Law Teachers (Hungary)
  • Arbitrator listed on the Roll of Arbitrators of the Permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
  • Doctoral Program, Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Faculty of Law, Budapest, Hungary (2015–2017)
  • J.D.,  (legal studies) Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary (2001–2007)
  • Salzburg Summer School on European Private Law (2005)
  • Erasmus Scholarship, Paris Lodron University Salzburg (2004–2005)