About Us

Dr.Emese Júlia Simon, attorney (HU), data protection officer, graduated in 2007 at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Faculty of Law and Political Science, with a summa cum laude degree. She has been admitted by the Budapest Bar Association as an attorney since 2012. After graduating, between 2008 and 2014, she worked for Noerr & Partners Office, first as a trainee, then as an associate partner. Since 2014, he has been a founding member and partner of Jókay & Partners Law Office, later BDO Legal Jókay Law Office.

She provides comprehensive advice to her clients in Hungarian and English.

Her main area of expertise is labor law. She has extensive experience in employment contract reviews, labor law issues arising in the course of day-to-day operations, employer successions, collective redundancies, and lawsuits related to termination of employment and executive liability. She is credited with winning a Hungarian lawsuit for damages with one of the highest value against a senior official.

In connection with the GDPR, Dr.Emese Júlia Simon has conducted a number of data protection compliance and suitability audits at Hungarian and multinational companies and municipalities. Due to her significant theoretical and practical expertise in data protection, she holds the position of Data Protection Officer in several companies, while in other cases she provides ongoing legal support to companies in ongoing procedures. She also has significant experience in the field of company law, where she specializes in providing legal advice in company formations, restructuring, M&A and various transactions. She represents both buyers and sellers in classic real estate transactions.

She works with expert lawyers, tax advisors and accountants on complex issues.