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"Legal professionals with strong business orientation – good value for money!"
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners is a long-term supplier of legal services for us, both in employment, and commercial law.
Richard and his team represented us in litigations in multiple disputes in front of Hungarian courts. They are capable to support with compliance topics as well. Everybody in the law firm is very professional and speaks fluent English which is important for us as we operate globally. Additionally, it is great to see how junior team members grow into experts who understand how our business operates. Legal professionals with strong business orientation - good value for money!
Senior Legal Counsel
Tyco Electronics Hungary Kft.
"Fighting shoulder-to-shoulder in many court and arbitration cases with success!"
I met Richard in 2010 when we launched our company with an M&A transaction where he provided us legal support. We found the common language in the first minute.
The professional knowledge of Richard and his team is proven by the huge number of cases that we closed successfully through more than a decade.
After fighting shoulder-to-shoulder in many court and arbitration cases with success, I can say that it is very important that I can turn to them with legal problems not only in logistics, transportation but in employment and commercial matters, as well.
Managing Director CEP RO&HU
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics CEP Kft.
"Tailored-made set of contracts for a newly established IT company"
Our company launched in Hungary in 2022, we needed contracts with international suppliers, customers, and with employees. All these documents had to be created in a short time, in two languages - English and Hungarian. I contacted SMARTLEGAL and I am very pleased with the cooperation. The contracts were drafted professionally, I feel confident when I use them.
I also received legal opinion on corporate governance issues, explaining complex issues in a simple way.
Each time I am happy to work with the SMARTLEGAL team - they are both professionals in their field, and very pleasant, erudite and energetic people, with whom it is a pleasure to work.
I wholeheartedly highly recommend Smart Legal.
Polytech Software Ltd.
"Easy communication, excellent service!"
Setting up a Hungarian subsidiary of our Dutch company was made easy with professional experience and swift communication of the SMARTLEGAL team.
Chief Growth Officer (CGO)
ViaEurope International B.V.
"Clear answers, pragmatic advices"
Richard represented us in an international arbitration, in relation with our construction project in Hungary. From the very beginning, we could work as a team, and his clear answers, pragmatic advices together with a deep knowledge of the legal environment have led us to success. l hope to have the opportunity to work again with him in the future!
Chief Financial Officer
"Easy communication, excellent result!"
Thanks to their clear and fast understanding of the problem, the provision of several solutions, the constant communication with us and the joint planning of further actions, we could timely collect the whole debt. Thank you for the easy communication and excellent result!
Head of legal department
Nanotechnology Center of Composites LLC
"Always fast and professional!"
We always get fast and professional legal advice from Smartlegal. Being member of a multinational company group we instructed more law firms in the past, but we have not yet collaborated with one, who could promptly help us in various business matters, like our expansion in Romania, or contracting with a nuclear plant.
National Operations Manager
"Excellent service in various legal matters."
They provided our company excellent service in various legal matters from company formation to employment law matters.
They are very professional, efficient but more importantly, as a foreigner doing business in Hungary, they understand the differences between International and Hungarian law so provided us with an invaluable guide through the process.
Dir. Int’l Finance & Admin.
The Carlstar Group Ltd.
"High quality legal support."
High quality legal support is indispensable for the long term and stable operation of a business. We receive this from the Law Firm.
They provide quick and reliable professional service, which is a basis if our decision making.
Country Sales Director
Fabory Fasteners Ltd.
"We planned to write off the debt, but you collected a big part of it."
We planned to write off the debt, but in the end, due to you professionalism, we managed to collect a big part of it. You have what a good law firm should have: knowledge and seasoned experience, strategic thinking, enthusiasm, and responsiveness!
"Accurate, clear and reasoned legal advice."
I was positively impressed by your approach to our questions and the strategy advises. You provided accurate, clear and reasoned legal advice, which allowed our company to take appropriate business decisions.
Division Manager Legal and Cargo Claims
Our managing partner, dr.Richard Schmidt LL.M was invited by the Legal Division of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hungarian Commercial Arbitration Court to make a presentation on the...Read more
The Hungarian Whistleblower Protection Act has entered into force this July. While bigger companies have to operate the internal whistleblowing system since the above date, medium sized businesses (50-250 employees)...Read more
The draft of the new Hungarian Construction Act was recently published for public consultation. Although the act only lays down the general rules, and details will be laid down in other regulations that are...Read more
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