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Zoltán Balázs Kovács

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Zoltán Balázs Kovács primarily focuses on data protection and employment law. Zoltán supports various local and foreign companies regarding employment agreements as well as data protection issues, including data processing at work, whistle-blowing schemes, compliance with the GDPR and various sector-specific laws. He is regularly involved in drawing up data privacy policies for employers and the assessment and management of data breaches in clients’ workplaces.

 

He is fluent in English.

"Very approachable, friendly folks, that are very responsive and always push the envelope to get things done."

Legal500 2021, Employment

 

"They are far the best law firm what I’ve seen in my life. Extremely professional organisation where each employee is confident in their field and has a customer-focused mindset. I can always rely on their advice and they are my first contact before make any long or short term business decisions."

Legal500 2021, Employment

 

"Able to understand our point of view" 

"great cross-cultural relationships"

Chambers Europe, 2021, Employment Department

 

"Speed, service-mindedness and a strong international team" are recognised by clients as the department's main strengths.

Chambers Europe, 2020, TMT Department

 

"They understand the market very well and fully represent our real interest."

Chambers Europe, 2019, TMT Department

Rankings:

 

  • Chambers Europe, 2021 - 2017, Employment: Band 2

 

  • Legal500, 2021, Employment: Tier 1
  • Legal500, 2020 - 2015, Employment: Tier 2

 

  • Legal500, 2021 - 2018, TMT: Tier 3

Initiation of preliminary ruling procedure concerning the interpretation of the data protection principles “purpose limitation” and “storage limitation”

07. 06. 2021. Zoltán Balázs Kovács

Initiation of preliminary ruling procedure concerning the interpretation of the data protection principles “purpose limitation” and “storage limitation”

icon 07. 06. 2021. icon Zoltán Balázs Kovács icon Data Protection / ePrivacy

MANAGEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND DATA PROTECTION RISKS ARISING DURING WORK FROM HOME – PART 2

02. 10. 2020. Zoltán Balázs Kovács, Hédi Bozsonyik

MANAGEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND DATA PROTECTION RISKS ARISING DURING WORK FROM HOME – PART 2

icon 02. 10. 2020. icon Zoltán Balázs Kovács , Hédi Bozsonyik icon Data Protection / ePrivacy

Management of Occupational Safety and Data Protection Risks Arising During Work From Home – Part 1

28. 09. 2020. Hédi Bozsonyik, Zoltán Balázs Kovács

Management of Occupational Safety and Data Protection Risks Arising During Work From Home – Part 1

icon 28. 09. 2020. icon Hédi Bozsonyik , Zoltán Balázs Kovács icon Employment Law

New job-creating wage subsidy helps companies rebuild in the midst of the pandemic-caused economic crisis

12. 06. 2020. Hédi Bozsonyik, Zoltán Balázs Kovács

New job-creating wage subsidy helps companies rebuild in the midst of the pandemic-caused economic crisis

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Quick guide on how to restart office work in light of the threat of the coronavirus

11. 05. 2020. Hédi Bozsonyik, Zoltán Balázs Kovács

Quick guide on how to restart office work in light of the threat of the coronavirus

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Things to do for UK insurers due to Brexit

22. 04. 2020. Sándor Németh, Zoltán Balázs Kovács

Summary of the statement of the European Data Protection Board on data processing during the pandemic

31. 03. 2020. Zoltán Balázs Kovács

Summary of the statement of the European Data Protection Board on data processing during the pandemic

icon 31. 03. 2020. icon Zoltán Balázs Kovács icon Data Protection / ePrivacy

Data Protection, Employment Law and Economic Measures during Corona Crisis

25. 03. 2020. Zoltán Balázs Kovács

Data Protection, Employment Law and Economic Measures during Corona Crisis

icon 25. 03. 2020. icon Zoltán Balázs Kovács icon Data Protection / ePrivacy

Employment brochure

19. 01. 2018. Hédi Bozsonyik, Adrienn Tar, Zoltán Balázs Kovács, Anikó Keller, Dávid Kerpel, Katalin Grósz, Orsolya Görgényi

The employment team of Szecskay Attorneys at Law is top ranked by all independent legal directories, praised by peers and trusted by clients.

We have extensive experience in all fields of employment law through the representation of both local and foreign clients.

Because we realise both the importance and the sensitivity of labour force management, our employment law team is committed to providing pro-active, effective and up-to-date assistance to our clients on all labour related matters.

GDPR QUICK GUIDE

06. 09. 2017. Zoltán Balázs Kovács, Anikó Keller, Dávid Kerpel, Lilla Kiss

Bar Memberships:

 

  • Budapest Bar Association (since 2005)

 

Other professional memberships:

 

  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Master's, McGill University, Institute of Comparative Law (2002)
  • J.D., ELTE, Faculty of Law (2000, summa cum laude)