Dr. habil. István Sándor, PhD, DSc, TEP

Professional activities

2002 -

Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary,
Faculty of Law, Department of Civil Law and Roman Law,

  • from 2002 lecturer
  • between 2004 – 2012 associate professor and head of the department
  • from 2012 associate professor
  • from 2017 private professor

1995 -

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, Department of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History

  • from 1995 professor‘s assistant
  • from 2000 senior professor’s assistant
  • from 2006 associate professor

1998 -

Kelemen, Mészáros, Sándor and Partner Law Office, partner, attorney-at-law

1997 - 1999

Széchenyi István High School (Győr) lecturer

1995 - 1998

Kelemen and Partners Law Office, trainee

1991 - 1994

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, Roman Law Department, demonstrator

Qualifications

2017

doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DSc)

2014

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, Dr with habilitation degree in law

2004

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, PhD degree in law

1992 - 1997

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, diploma on political sciences

1991 - 1995

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law, diploma on law

1994

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Law and Deák Ferenc Society, banking lawyer certificate

1985 - 1989

Sztáron Sándor Secondary School (Vác), English Faculty, general certificate of education

Foreign scholarships and professional activities

2019

  • The private client in a world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity conference, organized by the STEP Europe, Limassol
  • STEP Benelux Conference 2019, organized by the STEP Benelux, Luxembourg

2018

  • Today’s and Tomorrow’s Education in the Field of Corporate, Foundation and Trust Law in the Czech Republic and in Europe conference, organized by the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University and the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.
  • Transparency of Ownership Structures: Has It Gone Too Far? conference, organized by the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University and the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.
  • The New State of the Art: Keeping Pace with Unprecendented Change conference, organized by STEP Europe, Luxembourg

2017

  • Evolution of Law (?!) 7th Annual International Conference on Comparative Law, organized by SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw
  • The Use and Abuse of Trusts and Other Wealth Management Devices Conference, organized by the Singapore Management University, University of York and the Singapore Academy of Law, Singapore
  • La fiducie: assise théorique et applications pratiques. Trusts in civil law jurisdictions: operational and theoretical perspectives conference, organized by Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon

2015

  • Modern Studies in the Law of Trust and Wealth Management: Theory & Practice Conference, organized by Singapore Management University, University of York and Singapore Academy of Law, Singapore
  • Days of Law 2015 Conference organized by the Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Brno
  • Irish Society of Comparative Law Conference, organized by the University of Limerick, Limerick
  • International Academic Conference on Law, Politics and Management, organized by the Mykolas Romeris University and the International Institute for Academic Development, Vilnius
  • Interlegal General Meeting, Lisbon
  • 2nd Annual International Conference on Business, Law & Economics, organized by the Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens
  • Conference on the system of suretyships in the new Hungarian and Romanian Civil Codes organized by Sapientia University and Károli Gáspár University, Cluj Napoca
  • Eurasian Forum on Law and Economics, EFLE 2015, organized by the European Scientific Institute, the Grigol Robakidze University and the University of the Azores, Portugal, Tbilisi
  • 8th Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference, organized by the World Business Institute Australia, Kuala Lumpur

2014

  • Vienna Forum on European Energy Law organized by the European Energy Community, Vienna
  • Annual General Meeting of the Selden Society, London
  • STEP Asia Conference 2014, One World – A New Paradigm for Wealth, Hong Kong
  • Dalla fiducia (attraverso il trust) verso gli affidamenti, Urbino, organized by the Università Degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo and DIGIUR Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Urbino
  • I Trust a San Marino: Corso di formatione, advanced studies organized by La Fondazione Banca Centrale della Repubblica di San Marino (San Marino)
  • Days of Law 2014 Conference organized by Masaryk University Faculty of Law, Brno

2013

  • Vienna Forum on European Energy Law organized by the European Energy Community, Vienna

2012

  • Conference organized for the 20th Anniversary of Dacheng Law Offices, Beijing
  • Institut suisse de droit comparé, research visit, Lausanne,
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, research visit, London

2010

  • Universität Wien, research visit, Vienna

2008

  • Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, research visit, Berlin)
  • International Bar Association Annual Conference, Buenos Aires

2007

  • International Bar Association Annual Conference, Singapore

2006

  • Max-Planck-Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, research visit, Hamburg
  • Interlegal General Meeting, Mallorca
  • Interlegal General Meeting, Rome

2005

  • International Competition Enforcement Conference organized by International Bar Association, Tokyo
  • Interlegal General Meeting, Milan

2004

  • Universität Wien, in the frame of foreign relationships of Eötvös Loránd University, research visit, Vienna
  • International Bar Association Annual Conference, Auckland
  • National rapporteaur on the Congress of the Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen, Dublin

2003

  • Helsingin Yliopisto, in the frame of foreign relationships of Eötvös Loránd University, research visit, Helsinki
  • International Bar Association Annual Conference, San Francisco

2002

  • Helsingin Yliopisto, in the frame of foreign relationships of Eötvös Loránd University, research visit, Helsinki
  • International Bar Association Annual Conference, Durban

2001

  • Universität Wien, in the frame of foreign relationships of Eötvös Loránd University, research visit, Vienna

2000

  • Universität Wien, in the frame of foreign relationships of Eötvös Loránd University, research visit, Vienna
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Tempus scholarship, Groningen
  • International Bar Association Annual Conference, Amsterdam
  • Training for lawyers outside the state administration Phare program, in the frame of the program professional visit to Berlin, Luxembourg and Brussels

1999

  • Università degli Studi di Padova, in the frame of foreign relationships of Eötvös Loránd University, research visit, Padova
  • Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Tempus scholarship, Göttingen
  • EC law postgraduate course of the Deutsche Stiftung für internationale rechtliche Zusammenarbeit, Berlin

1998

  • Universität Trier, Tempus scholarship, Trier

1997

  • Institut suisse de droit comparé, scholarship of the Swiss Ministry of Justice, Lausanne

1996

  • Institut suisse de droit comparé, scholarship of the Swiss Ministry of Justice, Lausanne
  • Blanche Lucas Placement Scheme, postgraduate course of the British Hungarian Law Association, London

1992

  • Leopold-Wenger-Institute für Rechtsgeschichte, Tempus scholarship, Munich
  • Conference on „The Role of The Lawyer in Enhancing International Business and Investment“ organized by The Canadian Bar Association, Prague

Participation in professional programs

 
  • member of working group of drafting the modification of regulation regarding trusts in the new Civil Code of Hungary (2017)
  • member of the working group ‘Representation’ during the codification of the new Code of Civil Procedure (2015)
  • member of the working group named ‘Legal Persons‘ during the codification of the new Civil Code (2010 – 2012)
  • lecturer in the frame of the Phare program Training for lawyers outside the state administration (1999 – 2000)
  • secretary and member of the working group named ‘Law of Things‘ during the codification of the new Civil Code (1998 – 2002)
 

Public memberships, functions

 
  • member of the Civil Law Division of the Hungarian Lawyers‘ Association
  • member of the Budapest Bar Association
  • member of the Hungarian Division Society of the Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen
  • member of the Hungarian Society of Political Sciences
  • member of the International Bar Association
  • member of the Selden Society (London)
  • member of the Interlegal
  • chairman of STEP Hungary
  • Global Research Institute for Business Academics (GRIBA, Melbourne), Advisory Board member
  • member of the Society of Private Law Tutors
  • member of the public body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • member of the legal professional examination committee of the Ministry of Justice
  • member of the Legal Section of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • member (STEP) of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Publications

 

Author and editor of several monographs, textbooks and studies, the number of his publications exceeds 250 items.

Award

 

Hungarian Order of Merit Knight’s Cross civil division (2017)

Languages

 

English (intermediate state exam, 1988), ability to negotiate and give lecture

 

German (intermediate state exam, 1997), ability to negotiate and give lecture

 

Latin (reading), French, Italian, Russian basic skills

Contact

 

Kelemen, Mészáros, Sándor and Partners Law Office (H-1052 Budapest, Váci utca 24.): +36-1-221-8472, +36-30-950-1271

 

istvan.sandor__at__kelemen-lawfirm.hu