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Landslög Law Offices

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2IcelandEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Landslög Law Offices

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2IcelandEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prominent firm with a well-reputed corporate law practice. Its offering spans a full range of M&A and corporate advisory services. Represent clients in both the public and private sectors. Provides further services related to competition law and real estate.

Work highlights

Advised Hagar on the legal aspects concerning the company's EUR58.7 million asset-backed bond issuance.

Notable practitioners

Jóhannes Bjarni Björnsson handles corporate and financing mandates, acting for both governmental bodies and corporates. He is additionally recognised for his experience in corporate litigation.

Viðar Lúðvíksson assists retail companies with bond issuances and has a track record of handling M&A transactions. Sources laud his expertise in corporate mandates.

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Overview


  • Commercial, Corporate M&A

Vidar Ludviksson advised FAST-1 slhf. on the sale of real-estate companies with an enterprise value of EUR 185,000,000, the single largest real-estate transaction in Iceland.

Vidar advised Vodafone Iceland on the purchase of assets and operations (including content agreements with foreign providers) from 365 midlar hf. - the largest telecom and broadcasting asset purchase transaction ever in Iceland.

Vidar and Jona Bjork Helgadottir advised Hagar hf. (Iceland’s largest retailer) on the purchase of the oil company Oliuverzlun Islands – a landmark in M&A deals in Iceland.

  • Data protection, IT law. Landslog is the leading Icelandic law firm on issues pertaining to processing of personal data and the EU Data Protection Directive.

Landslog specialise in the field of IT related legal issues, IP, telecom, software procurement contracts, electronic forensics, etc., where few, if any, other law firms in Iceland have any presence. Hordur Helgason, partner at Landslog (Commissioner of the Icelandic Data Protection Authority 2013-2014) is probably the leading expert in Iceland on data protection.

  • EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance eorts of one of Iceland’s three major banks.
  • Guides many of the country’s largest companies and governmental institutions in their ongoing GDPR compliance eorts.
  • Secures Landslög as the No. 1 leading law firm in Iceland providing advice on GDPR compliance, which entered into force in 2018. 

Clients

Central Bank of Iceland

FAST-1 slhf.

Hagar hf.

Icelandic Prime Contractors – IAV

Isavia (Icelandic Airport and Air Traffic Management)

Islandsbanki – bank

Kaupthing hf.

QBE Corporate Ltd.

QBE International Insurance Ltd.

SMI ehf.

Syn hf. (Vodafone Iceland)

University of Iceland Lottery

Industries

Construction

Data protection

Dispute resolution

Entertainment law

Insurance

IP law

IT law

M&A

Real-estate

Retail

TMT

Tort

Corporate/Commercial Department

Landslög Law Offices

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Department location

Borgartun 26

5th floor

Reykjavik

Höfuðborgarsvæði

Iceland

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Iceland

Corporate/Commercial


Jóhannes Bjarni Björnsson
Band 2
Viðar Lúðvíksson
Band 3