Dr. Péter Gárdos


His primary practice areas are contract law and commercial law.

Péter Gárdos earned his law degree at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Eötvös Loránd University in 2003. He was member of the István Bibó College for Advance Studies (1999-2003). He earned his PhD in 2008 at Eötvös Loránd University. In the same year he also received his LL.M. degree 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 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. 

Between 2003 and 2010 he participated in the preparation of the new Hungarian Civil Code. He is the author of numerous chapters of the Expert Proposal on the new Civil Code. He is the co-editor and 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 frequently holds lectures and seminars on the new Civil Code. He teaches at the Civil Law Faculty of ELTE, at István Bibó College, and at the post-graduate institute of ELTE and Pázmány Péter Catholic University. 

He worked as chief advisor at the Supreme Court. 

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.

His primary practice areas are contract law and commercial law. 

He is member of the Budapest Bar Association.  

He is fluent in English and German.

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