Hungary

Hungary is a democratic parliamentary republic. Today, it is an upper-middle income country with a high Human Development Index. The population was just under 10 million in 2014 and the estimated total GDP for 2015 is USD 145.153 billion. Hungary is a member of the European Union, NATO, the OECD, the Visegrád Group, and the Schengen Area. Hungary is a civil law jurisdiction with 14,000 practising lawyers.

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How to practise in Hungary

Hungary is a civil law jurisdiction. The main sources of law are the Constitution, the acts of Parliament, and the governmental, ministerial and municipal decrees.

Your contacts for this region are Alex Storer and Eleanor Farrow

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International Policy Adviser: Europe

alex.storer@lawsociety.org.uk

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International Policy Assistant: Europe and the CIS

eleanor.farrow@lawsociety.org.uk