Kata Éles

Kata Éles

Associate, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy


Kata Éles advises international and domestic clients on data protection, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity matters in the financial services, automotive and technology sectors.

Ms. Éles’ experience prior to joining Skadden includes advising:

Advisory Matters

  • a company in the health care sector on cybersecurity requirements under German law
  • a global cloud provider in regard to compliance with the NIS2 directive
  • financial institutions on ensuring their marketing strategies were in compliance with data protection, unfair competition and telemedia laws
  • a financial institution on a demigration agreement
  • a financial institution on a service and outsourcing agreement
  • German and international clients on transitional service agreements in connection with M&A transactions
  • German and international clients on consumer protection-related matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Paragon Partners and its WEKA Group portfolio companies, which offer media and communications services, on the carve-out and sale of their education business arm consisting of five companies in Germany and Switzerland
  • Admiral Group plc, a FTSE 100-listed international financial services company, on its acquisition of Luko Cover, an online insurance intermediary
  • International Chemical Investors Group on its acquisition of HCS Group, an international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties
  • Heraeus on the sale of Noblelight, its lighting technology division, to Excelitas Technologies Corp.
  • LBS West and LBS Nord on their merger to form LBS Landesbausparkasse NordWest
  • Assa Abloy on its acquisition of Bird Home Automation
  • an independent pan-European investment company on the acquisition of a majority stake in a provider of photovoltaic connection technology



  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main, 2022
  • First State Exam, University of Bonn, 2019


  • Frankfurt am Main


  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian

Kata Éles

Associate, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy