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Rebeka Hevesi

Rebeka Hevesi

Associate

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

Rebeka is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Group CMS Budapest. 

Rebeka graduated summa cum laude from the Faculty of Law at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in 2014. She spent a semester at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II) in France and attended a dual Master program between ELTE and Paris II for two years.

She also received a graduate diploma in international relations from Corvinus University of Budapest in 2012.

Before joining CMS, she worked for two years at the Court of Justice of European Union in Luxembourg, where she served as the only Hungarian representative of the research department and provided legal assistance to the judicial cabinets in the field of EU and Hungarian law in French and English. Previously, she had worked as an EU officer at the Ministry of Justice of Hungary, where she oversaw the codification of private law regarding EU law. Then she worked for independent law firms where she dealt mainly with civil and commercial law, litigation, arbitration and pharmaceutical law.

She has experience in cross-border litigation and arbitration, CJUE and ECHR litigation and as well as enforcement, insolvency, consumer protection, real estate, IP, administrative proceedings and white-collar criminal law.

In addition to her work, she pursues her doctoral studies in arbitration and EU law, and she is a lecturer at the Department of Civil Procedural Law at ELTE. 

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Relevant experience

  • Legal representation in various EU law-related court proceedings, including the preliminary ruling procedure of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
  • Advice in various international commercial arbitration cases under rules such as the ICC, VIAC and LCIA as well as international investment arbitration cases under the rules of the ICSID.
  • Victim representation of various foreign-owned Hungarian and foreign companies in white collar crime audits and criminal proceedings.
  • Leading low-cost aviation giant on a multitude of issues relating to its Hungarian operations, including civil and administrative litigation, consumer complaints and aviation regulatory compliance matters.
  • A French veterinary product company in civil and administrative litigation.
  • A major US pharmaceutical company in a product liability lawsuit.
  • A major Hungarian bank in a commercial dispute related to securities.
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Education

  • 2014 – Doctor of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 2014 – Dual Master program, Université Panthéon Assas and Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 2012 – Erasmus, Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II), Paris
  • 2012 – International relations, Corvinus University, Budapest
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Memberships

  • Member, Budapest Bar Association
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Lectures list

Lecturer at the Department of Civil Procedural Law of Eötvös Loránd University where she instructs graduate students on Civil Procedural Law (including Arbitration). 

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Expertise