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Lex Law Offices

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Noteworthy team handling a comprehensive range of litigious matters, including real estate, construction and white-collar crime disputes. Further experience in competition-related disputes. Regularly acts on behalf of banks and insurance companies.

Strengths

Clients approve of the team's "knowledge, talent and experience," one of them adding: "Their work has been outstanding, extremely carefully prepared and executed."

"They are helpful and very quick to respond," affirms another interviewee.

Work highlights

Represented Íbúðalánasjóður in a dispute initiated by Fasteignafélagið Stampur for alleged lost profits arising from issues during a tender procedure.

Notable practitioners

Arnar Þór Stefánsson aids leading Icelandic companies with a range of commercial and contractual disputes. One interviewee considers him "a prolific trial lawyer" and praises his knowledge of administrative and constitutional law-related cases.

Kristín Edwald assists local clients with administrative and criminal law-related disputes. "She delivered very well in the Supreme Court," confirms one interviewee.

Víðir Smári Petersen deals with a range of contractual disputes, frequently assisting clients operating in the aquaculture, real estate and healthcare sectors. One client confirms he is "a fantastic lawyer and a pleasure to work with."

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Overview

LEX law offices has always been at the forefront in the field of litigation in Iceland and has great ambition to provide outstanding services before the Icelandic courts as well as international courts. At LEX there are lawyers who have specialized in litigation before the courts, arbitration and government. They have vast experience in those areas.

When necessary, LEX’s customers also enjoy the expertise of other practice areas at LEX such as Property, Tax, Banking, Finance, Construction, Media, Tort, Employment, Insolvency, Insurance and other corporate matters. The extensive collaboration between the different practice areas at LEX law firm provides customers with excellent service.

LEX continues to perform extensive work for all the major commercial and investment banks in Iceland. A large client of LEX in dispute resolution is Sjova-Almennar tryggingar hf., one of the largest insurance companies in Iceland.

Members

Stefánsson, Arnar Þór (Head of Department)

Ármannsson, Guðjón

Edwald, Kristín

Gunnarsson, Garðar Víðir

Petersen, Víðir Smári

Sigurðsson, Óskar

Sólnes, Eyvindur

Clients

Arion Bank hf.

Arnarlax hf.

Islandsbanki hf.

Landsbankinn hf.

Landsvirkjun (National Power Company of Iceland)

Reykjavik Energy

Silicor Materials Inc.

Sjóvá-Almennar tryggingar hf.

Dispute Resolution Department

Lex Law Offices

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Department location

Borgartúni 26

Reykjavik

Höfuðborgarsvæði

Iceland

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Iceland

Dispute Resolution


Arnar Þór Stefánsson
Band 3
Kristín Edwald
Band 3
Víðir Smári Petersen
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