Dr. Péter Gárdos


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His primary practice areas are contract law and commercial law.

"extremely responsive approach to banking matters"
Chambers Global 2016
"impressive professional expertise"
Chambers Global 2016
‘Péter Gárdos has good advocacy skills and is known for his academic work too‘
Legal 500 2020
"he is very clever and helpful"
Chambers Europe 2020


Péter Gárdos received his law degree at Eötvös Loránd University in 2003, where he later earned his PhD and LL.M. in commercial law. 

He started his career at Oppenheim és Társai Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Between 2004 and 2008 he worked at the Department for the Codification of Civil Law and Private International Law at the Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, later he became the head of unit at the Department for Constitutional Law. He joined Gárdos Füredi Mosonyi Tomori in 2008, and he became a partner in the firm in 2014.

He was involved in the preparation of the new Hungarian Civil Code. He is the co-editor and the co-author of the commentary to the new Civil Code published by Complex Wolters Kluwer. He regularly publishes articles primarily in the field of contract law. He is the author of a book on the law of assignment and the editor of a book on fiduciary securities.

He is an assistant professor at the Civil Law Department of Eötvös Loránd University, and he teaches at István Bibó College and the post-graduate institute of Pázmány Péter Catholic University.

His primary practice area is banking law. He regularly advises domestic and international credit institutions both in regulatory matters and civil law questions. He has vast experience relating to loan agreements. He is regular speaker at conferences focusing on FinTech regulatory matters.

He regularly represents clients at state courts and in arbitrations. He is arbitrator both at the General Section and the Money and Capital Market Section of the Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He is member of the Budapest Bar Association.

He is fluent in English and German.


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