Dentons announces the promotion of 25 new partners in Europe and the UK including Balázs Csuday in Budapest

  • April 03, 2019
April 3, 2019 - Dentons is pleased to announce the promotion of 25 new partners from Europe and the UK in the 2019 cycle. The new partners represent a range of practices, sectors and industries.

Balázs Csuday joined Dentons in September 2017 as a Senior Counsel based in Budapest and has since substantially enhanced Dentons’ capabilities in Hungary and the CEE/SEE region in public policy and affairs, statutory compliance, and regulation.

Jeremy Cohen, CEO for the UK & Middle East region, said, "Our ambition is to become the leading global law firm across the European continent, which means delivering what our clients want today, helping them to work out what they are likely to need tomorrow, and responding to both by supporting our people, and particularly the next generation, to achieve their full potential. I am therefore delighted to congratulate this exceptionally talented group of lawyers on their well-derserved promotions."

“Dentons is in the talent business, so the development of this highly capable group of lawyers into our next generation of leaders is something we are extremely proud of,” said Tomasz Dabrowski, CEO of the Europe region. “These promotions reflect not only the legal knowledge, leadership skills and business acumen of these lawyers, but also the organic growth of our Firm across the continent.”

The full list of newly promoted partners is as follows:


  • Martin Daverschot, Real Estate
  • Pieter van Delden, Real Estate


  • Judith Aron, Corporate
  • Josef Hainz, Competition and Antitrust

Daniel Lipšic, Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Balázs Csuday, Public Policy and Regulation

Donald Smith, Corporate


  • Volker Junghanns, Corporate
  • Clemens Maschke, Corporate
  • Julia Pfeil, Corporate


  • Craig Kennedy, Financial Markets Commercial Disputes
  • Alison Weatherhead, People, Reward & Mobility

Nir Assido, Real Estate


  • Henrietta Baker, TMT
  • Katharine Harle, Financial Markets Commercial Disputes
  • Tristan Jonckheer, TMT
  • James Langley, International Arbitration
  • Esther McDermott, Contentious Construction


  • Pawel Hermelinski, Corporate
  • Eduard Koster, Capital Markets

Michele Odello, Banking and Finance

Audrey Molina, Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy

Jan Procházka, Corporate

Barbara Urselli, Corporate

Shukhrat Yunusov, Banking and Finance

For further information, please contact

Celine Berniard
Head of Business Development and Marketing - Hungary
T: +36 1 488 5200

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