Studied at and graduated from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest in 1991. Holds degrees from the TMC Asser Instituut in The Hague, the University of London in International Law of Trade and the University of Glamorgan in EU law.
Lecturer and Honorary Professor at the Civil Procedure Department of Eötvös Loránd University. Has been a co-lecturer of International Commercial Arbitration at the Asser College Europe, The Hague, for over ten years. Acted as a member in the codification board for the new Hungarian Code of Civil Procedure.
Associate at S.B.G.&K. law firm, then elected partner at Réti Szegheõ law firm in Budapest. Head of the Corporate Disputes practice of the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Hungary from 2003 until 2007. A founding partner of Oppenheim and head of its Dispute Resolution practice. Frequently acts as an arbitrator in major legal disputes.
Awards and rankings
"particularly good for complex disputes" (Hungary/Dispute Resolution) - Legal500; "department head Tamás Éless draws unanimous praise for his "top-flight litigation skills and thorough knowledge of dispute resolution law." (Hungary/Dispute Resolution) - Chambers and Partners