Sam Baldwin Appointed Partner

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Sam MacMahon Baldwin has been promoted to the firm’s partnership effective 1 January, 2024.


Baldwin is a seasoned EU & competition law practitioner with extensive expertise in advising businesses on all EU & antitrust matters. He acts for a broad range of clients including in the pharmaceuticals, telecoms, and financial services industries. And the European Commission has selected him to serve as Non-Governmental Advisor to its Directorate-General for Competition.


With his impressive track-record of advocacy before courts and competition authorities, Baldwin will further drive growth in the firm’s EU competition law practice in close cooperation with team head Anikó Keller. In particular, he will lead the firm’s cross-border antitrust, merger control, State aid, and EU Internal Market mandates.


“Sam Baldwin is an internationally recognised antitrust expert and a highly regarded member of our firm,” says András Szecskay, founder and managing partner at Szecskay Attorneys at Law. “With his business-oriented yet very human approach to clients and their business, he can present very complex competition law issues with great clarity. And to professional counterparties, he delivers true professional excellence. I’m very proud to have him onboard; his dedication and international experience are invaluable for our team and clients.”


With British family roots, Baldwin grew up in Denmark and obtained his law degree from Copenhagen University in 2010. He practiced law for eight years at Danish top-tier law firm Gorrissen Federspiel where he was called to the Bar as Advokat in 2013. He moved to Hungary in 2017 where he joined Szecskay Attorneys at Law, and qualified as a fully-fledged Hungarian attorney (Ügyvéd) in 2022.



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