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Juris

Corporate/Commercial

5 ranked lawyersBand 2IcelandGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Juris provides a comprehensive service on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. The lawyers handle a variety of M&A deals, investments, finance transactions and restructuring mandates. The law firm is particularly adept at cross-border work, offering a number of English-qualified lawyers.

Notable practitioners

Finnur Magnússon enters the rankings for the first time and is noted for his expertise in international investment law. He assists with a broad range of corporate and finance transactions.

Halldór Jónsson assists clients with transactions, including public M&A deals, as well as advising on corporate structure and governance topics.

Katherine Nichols is qualified in England and Wales. She has experience assisting with cross-border corporate and finance mandates.

Simon Knight routinely handles M&A and financing mandates. He is qualified in England and Wales as well as Iceland, and is particularly noted for his cross-border expertise. Clients say: "He is very proactive and able to see potential hindrances before they arrive."

Vífill Harðarson advises on M&A transactions and financing matters, as well as the establishment of corporate entities. He is qualified to practise in England and Wales as well as Iceland.

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Overview

Operating from our offices in Reykjavík, Juris provides premium quality, full-service legal advice to international and domestic clients from a variety of sectors. Our unique team of experienced Icelandic and English corporate and commercial lawyers brings a depth of expertise in all aspects of corporate and commercial matters, including in tax, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, competition, EU law, insolvency and restructuring.

Recent work highlights

  • Advised Summa Rekstrarfélag and a conglomerate of Icelandic institutional investors on a hybrid equity and debt investment in the $300 million PCC BakkiSilicon development in northern Iceland;
  • Advised Eyja Fjárfestingarfélag on the sale of the Domino‘s pizza franchise in Iceland and Norway, establishment of Joe and the Juice in Iceland, re-establishment and sale of Hard Rock Café in Iceland, and acquisition of a stake in the Gló restaurant chain; and
  • Advised  in establishing an online sales platform in collaboration with a leading Icelandic online and e-commerce payments solutions company.



Corporate/Commercial

Juris

firm
Location

Borgartún 26

Reykjavik

Höfuðborgarsvæði

Iceland

105

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Iceland

Corporate/Commercial


Finnur Magnússon
Band 3
Halldór Jónsson
Band 3
Katherine Nichols
Foreign expert for UK
Simon Knight
Band 3, Foreign expert for UK
Vífill Harðarson
Band 3, Foreign expert for UK