Dr. Orsolya Görgényi

E-mail: orsolya.gorgenyi@szecskay.com

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Orsolya Görgényi is a Partner at Szecskay Attorneys at Law, a law firm with an international clientele and scope of activities.

SPECIALISATION
International transactions, M&A, corporate and commercial law; also active in business mediation utilizing innovative supervision techniques.

EDUCATION
Received her JD, summa cum laude, from Eötvös Loránd University Law Faculty in 1998. Participated in postgraduate business consulting and supervision studies at the International Business School in co-operation with Oxford Brookes University 2003 – 2005. She holds an LL.M. degree in Transnational Commercial Practice from Lazarski University / CILS (Center for International Legal Studies) and completed 6 courses of Boston University School of Law’s Executive LLM in International Business Law Program. She qualified as a tax advisor in 2014.

MEMBERSHIPS
Budapest Bar Association: Member since 2002
AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers): Orsolya served in 2015-2016 as the President of AIJA, the International Association of Young Lawyers, which is the only global association of young career-building lawyers, aged 45 and below (www.aija.org). She visited 39 destinations during her presidency representing young lawyers at various international and national lawyers’ organizations and conferences, advocating for cross cultural communication and international professional exchange. Previously she held various other positions in the association (National Representative for Hungary 2003-2007, Congress Organizer 2009, Law Course Committee 2010-2014). Currently she is vice-presidentof the Skills, Career, Innovation, Leadership and Learning (SCILL) Commission of AIJA.

Other voluntary associations: ABA (American Bar Association), IBA (International Bar Association) and UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats), Toastmasters International

PUBLICATIONS/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Orsolya is a regular speaker and – being an active member of Toastmasters International - enjoys delivering "TED-style” talks at various conferences in the legal sector to provoke interest and thoughts on various subjects that she feels particularly passionate about, such as the future of the legal profession and services, the lawyers’ role in person to person diplomacy, gender equality and the advancement of women in leadership positions, or the challenges of cross-cultural communication and negotiations.

She is author of numerous articles including "Legal Dos and Don’ts in Venture Capital Transactions in Hungary", published in Global Venture Capital Transactions. Brechbühl, Wooder (ed.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 2004; the Hungarian chapters of "International Commercial Agency and Distribution Agreements". Albaric, Dickstein (ed.), Kluwer Law International BV, The Netherlands, 2011; and of "International Cash Pooling”. Jansen, Justus (ed.), Sellier. european law publishers GmbH, Munich, 2011, and has spoken at various seminars.

LANGUAGES
Fluent in English and German, conversant in French and Spanish.


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