Helga Bíró

Dr. Helga Bíró M.Jur.

Hegymegi-Barakonyi & Fehérváry Baker & McKenzie Attorneys-at-Law


Dr. Helga Bíró has significant experience in competition, consumer protection and commercial law matters. She co-heads the Firm’s Pharmaceutical and Healthcare practice in Budapest, and is a former counsel of the Ministry of Health. Dr. Bíró mainly handles regulatory matters relating to the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics and medical device industries — both at the national and regional levels.

Practice Focus

Dr. Bíró advises multinational pharmaceutical companies on legal issues relevant to clinical trials, licensing, product distribution as well as pricing and reimbursement. Clients in the medical device industry also rely on her for advice on the regulatory and licensing aspects of research, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of specific products and devices.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Budapest Bar Association


  • Budapest~Hungary (2003)


  • University of Oxford (M.Jur.) (2005)
  • International Trade Law Postgraduate Course, Turin, Italy (Certificate International Trade Law) (2001)
  • Éscole Supérieure de Commerce de Rouen (Master's Degree Financial Management and Banking Relations) (2001)
  • University of Miskolc (J.D.) (1999)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian

Author, Articles on European and Hungarian pharmaceutical regulation

Speaker, Conferences on pharmaceutical law

Co-author, Baker McKenzie's publication, "Promoting Medicinal Products in Europe and North America"