Name: Richard Schmidt LL.M
Firm Name: SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners
Jurisdiction: Hungary
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Richard Schmidt as our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation Law expert in Hungary. If you wish to get in touch with Richard please use the contact information provided above.

Richard is recognised as a skilled and solution-driven attorney who provides clients with a prompt and efficient legal advice.

Besides seeing all the pieces of a legal puzzle, he has the ability to focus only on those things that really count, without wasting time on the unimportant. Familiar with both the courtroom and the boardroom, his advice represents added value to any discussion.

Richard is graduated from the Faculty of Law of Budapest, Hungary, and acquired his LL.M degree in International and European Business Law in Belgium.

His hobbies include, playing the piano, he is also fond of classic and contemporary jazz.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law


  • Hungarian
  • English
  • German
  • French


  • HCCI – Arbitrator listed by the Permanent Arbitration Court of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • VIAC – Arbitrator listed by the Vienna International Arbitration Court
  • HAA – Board Member of Hungarian Arbitration Association
  • ICCA – International Council for Commercial Arbitration
  • ASA – Swiss Arbitration Association
  • ECAM – European Centre of Arbitration and Mediation
  • ILF – Board Member of International Law Firms network

Firm Description:

SMARTLegal/Schmidt & Partners is located in Budapest, Hungary and serves international corporate clients and individual entrepreneurs doing business in Hungary. Practices include corporate and commercial law, drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements, intellectual property, information and technology, employment law, real property, litigation, arbitration and part-time general counsel services.

Managing Partner, Dr. Richard Schmidt, LL.M., graduated from the Faculty of Law of Budapest, Hungary and acquired his LL.M degree in International and European Business Law in Belgium. With more than a decade of professional experience, he is comfortable in both the courtroom and the boardroom.

The firm is comprised of a team of business and litigation lawyers who are solutions-driven and offer meaningful advice. SMARTLegal brings a multi-faceted approach to complex cases, while offering value-based pricing along with skilled and knowledgeable representation.