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Marcell M. Németh


Marcell heads the Finance practice in Vienna. He is a banking, finance and projects practitioner with many years of international experience. Marcell is qualified in England and Hungary in addition he is registered as a European lawyer with the Vienna Bar Association.

With his knowledge in banking and capital markets law Marcell advises on a wide range of complex financial matters including lending, infrastructure projects, regulatory and other banking transactions such as acquisitions and loan portfolios. One of his areas of focus is English-law project and corporate financing in Central and Eastern Europe. 

His practice covers a number of sectors including banking, infrastructure and fossil as well as renewable energy. In the energy sector Marcell represents lenders and sponsors alike, as well as real estate and other funds and investors (equity or mezzanine debt funders) and is familiar with all structuring options available on the relevant markets.

Marcell is the author of numerous publications on banking law and financial issues and a university lecturer.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and WalesLawyer (Ügyvéd) admitted to the Budapest Bar Association (Budapesti Ügyvédi Kamara)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • INSEAD Business School, Financial Analysis, Certified Course, 2018
  • University of London UK, LL.M., 2012
  • ELTE University Hungary, PhD Humanities (Philosophy), 2002
  • ELTE University (Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem) Hungary, Juris Doctor, Law, 1993

Prior Experience

  • 2015-2023, Partner, Austrian law firm, Leadership role in the cross-border banking and finance team (CEE/SEE).
  • 2013-2015, Vice President Corporate & Investment Banking, UniCredit Bank Austria. Special in-house counsel re Russia, Ukraine and CIS transactions. 
  • 2009-2012, Partner, multinational law firm based in London. Head of Banking and Finance Europe and head of CEE focus group.
  • 2003-2009, Partner, international law firm based in London and Budapest. Overall responsibility for running the banking and finance practice in Hungary and co-ordinating expansion of the practice in Southern-Eastern Europe.
  • 2000-2003, Senior Associate, international law firm based in London and Budapest.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Solicitor / Niedergelassener europäischer Rechtsanwalt registered with Rechtsanwaltskammer Wien (Vienna Bar Association)
  • Vienna Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Budapest Bar
  • Solicitors Operating Abroad (a working group of the Law Society)
  • The Loan Market Association; Working Party for the Developing Markets Documentation
  • Chatham House, England