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Petra Pataki

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Magyarországi Fióktelepe
YBL Palace
Károlyi utca 12
1053 Budapest
Languages Hungarian, English, French, German

Petra is a senior associate of the Dispute Resolution Group at CMS Budapest who joined our office in 2019. Previously she worked for international law firms where she dealt with high profile litigation and arbitration matters. 

Petra graduated from Faculty of Law at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in 2012. She spent several scholarships and summer programs abroad (e.g. in Turkey and Germany) between 2008 and 2010. 

She is highly experienced in litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution matters, including issues related to construction, manufacturing, consumer products and financial sectors. She has significant experience in bankruptcy and liquidation proceeding as well.

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Relevant experience

  • Electrical engineer company in two litigation before the competent Hungarian courts against a supplier applying unlawful overpricing practice.
  • A Czech subsidiary of an American construction company before the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the collection of EUR 10 million penalty against a delayed Austrian subcontractor (lead counsel).
  • The Hungarian subsidiary of a Swedish automotive safety manufacturer in a dispute regarding the validity of certain services agreements before the Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce.
  • One of the world’s biggest livestock and meat trader company in pre-arbitral negotiations against Russian companies.
  • One of the world’s largest producers of timepieces in a commercial dispute before Hungarian courts against former distributors.
  • A Russian commercial bank in an asset transfer related ad-hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules and in other litigations related to bank guarantee.
  • Its general terms and conditions and subscriber agreements and defending the company’s interests in an ICC arbitration arisen from an MVNO agreement entered into with a Hungarian mobile operator.
  • An Estonian construction company in relation to a public procurement dispute arising out of the construction of a metro line.
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2012 - Doctor of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary.

Ongoing studies on Psychology BA, University of Szeged

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Budapest Bar Association

Young Hungarian Arbitration Practitioners

Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners

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