Studied at and graduated from the József Attila University Szeged in 1994 and at University of Economics Budapest between 1995 and 1997.
Trainee with a Budapest Stock Exchange and later inhouse counsel at CO-Nexus Investment House. Trainee, attorney and later partner with a reputable Hungarian law firm, Réti Szegheõ and Partners from 1995 to 2004 while spending 7 months at Clifford Chance, London on a scholarship. Senior counsel and co-head of corporate with the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 2004 to 2007. Member of the Money- and Capital Market Arbitration Court since 2000. A founding partner of Oppenheim.
Awards and rankings
"department head Mihály Barcza is highly recommended for his broad corporate expertise and in-depth understanding of securities regulation" (Hungary/Corporate) - Chambers and Partners; "Mihaly Barcza is an outstanding individual with impressive professional abilities" (Hungary/Corporate) - IFLR1000