Hugh Owen is a partner at Allen &Overy Budapest and heads its South Eastern Europe and Ukraine Desks. Hugh specialises in M&A, including private equity, and has extensive experience advising clients in various sectors, particularly financial institutions, telecommunications and media, energy and infrastructure. IFLR has said of Hugh “He's an excellent lawyer and one of the best M&A lawyers around” and Chambers “He is a calm, sensible and commercial lawyer who is good with clients.” He is named as Band 1 among only 4 lawyers for Chambers CEE, which said "Impressed clients call him a "very good negotiator." Hugh frequently participates as a guest expert in local and international conferences; on a regular basis he moderates round-table discussions in connection with private equity and M&A.
Previously attended as speaker on the following Portfolio conferences: