Dr Barcza graduated from the József Attila University Szeged in 1994 and studied at University of Economics Budapest between 1995 and 1997. He was a trainee at the Budapest Stock Exchange and later was inhouse counsel at CO-Nexus Investment House. He was a trainee, then attorney and later partner with a reputable Hungarian law firm, Réti Szegheő and Partners, from 1995 to 2004, spending seven months at Clifford Chance, London, on a scholarship. He was senior counsel and co-head of corporate with international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 2004 to 2007. He is a founding partner of Oppenheim. He has been a member of the Money and Capital Market Arbitration Court since 2000.