Former CMS Senior Counsel Csongor Tompa has joined Bird & Bird’s Budapest office as Head of the Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practices.
According to Bird & Bird, “Csongor joins the firm with over 15 years' experience, providing advice ... in all areas of banking and finance ... His practice also includes a wide range of financial market regulatory work.” Before joining Bird & Bird, Tompa spent over ten years with CMS, more than seven of which as a Senior Counsel.
“Joining the top Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practices in the country is a great privilege and opportunity, and I am excited to be part of such a forward-thinking team,” commented Tompa. “I am very much looking forward to working with the ambitious, talented, and experienced lawyers of the Budapest office, and I truly hope to contribute to Bird & Bird’s further growth and continuous success in Hungary and the CEE.”
“We are happy to welcome Csongor, who is a strong addition to the Budapest team,” added Co-Head of Country and Head of the Corporate/M&A practice Pal Szabo. “He is a sought-after lawyer for such important sectors, and there is no doubt with Csongor at the helm the Budapest team will be well led and taken to a new level, and it will continue to deliver first-class service for clients.”