Wallacher, Lajos

Lajos Wallacher

Senior Attorney

Lajos Wallacher’s practice focuses on competition and trade laws of the European Union (EU) involving merger control, cartels, abuse of dominance cases and unfair competition rules. With a concentration on consumer protection law, Lajos is experienced in unfair commercial practices, advertising law, EU law (internal market rules, EU courts’ procedure, judicial cooperation in civil matters and private international law). He is also experienced in drafting legislative acts.

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, he was the vice president of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH), where he was responsible for investigations, enforcement policy and general legal matters. Lajos also worked in the EU law department for the Ministry of Justice and Law.

He lectures on competition law and EU law at various universities and is the author of several articles and handbooks on a variety of legal matters.

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Education

  • University of Miskolc, J.D., summa cum laude, 1991

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Legal Special Examination Committee
  • Member, Budapest Bar Association
  • Arbitrator, Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Languages

  • Hungarian
  • English
  • Recommended in Chambers Europe 2015 Edition
  • Recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2015 Edition