Andras Horvath

Dr. András M. Horváth LL.M., Ph.D.

Counsel
Hegymegi-Barakonyi and Partner Baker & McKenzie Attorneys-at-Law

Biography

András has more than ten years of experience advising and representing clients in antitrust and competition law matters. He represents FMCG, banking and travel agency clients in cartel cases, pharmaceutical clients in abuse of dominance cases and technology companies and OTAs in unfair commercial practices and cases. András regularly advises automotive clients in connection with vertical competition law issues. He has experience in advising FMCG clients on significant market power issues. András also represents energy and automotive companies in merger control cases. He frequently advises banking and pharmaceutical clients on compliance matters, preparing competition law compliance manuals and dawn raid manuals, also holding respective trainings for employees.

Before joining the Competition practice group of the Budapest office, András was an attorney at the Budapest office of another international law firm, and a trainee attorney before that. Before that András worked as a trainee at DG Competition of the European Commission in Brussels, at the Hungarian Competition Authority, as well as the Hamburg office of German law firm.

Admissions

  • Hungary~Hungary (2012)

Education

  • Eötvös Loránd University (Ph.D.) (2016)
  • City University of London (LL.M.) (2009)
  • Eötvös Loránd University (JD) (2007)
  • Universität Hamburg (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
András has obtained an LL.M. degree with competition law focus from City University London and obtained a PhD degree from Eötvös Loránd University Budapest based on his research on the regulation of antitrust damages. András often publishes articles on antitrust damages and holds lectures on graduate and postgraduate competition law courses. He is an active member of the Hungarian Competition Law Association and was a speaker on competition law conferences many times.