Skip to content
Law firm profile

Lagahvoll

Global 2022
Ranked departments
1
Ranked lawyers
2
Share profile
Global
Also ranked in the following guides

About

Provided by Lagahvoll
Global

Chairman: Daði Bjarnason
Managing Partners: Daði Bjarnason
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 3
Languages: Danish, English, Icelandic

Firm Overview:
Lagahvoll is an independent law firm with strong focus on impartiality and independence. The firm offers specialized legal services with an emphasis on commercial and financial law. The partners at Lagahvoll have extensive knowledge and experience from within the financial industry as well as unique and exclusive expertise. The firm represents both large and small companies as well as individuals, including professional investors. The client list includes domestic and international financial institutions, private equity funds, UCITS, Non-UCUTIS, professional and venture funds, corporations and investors. The partners of Lagahvoll have been involved in the field of banking and corporate finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring and general corporate, competition and commercial law. The partners have also been active in venture capital and entrepreneurial opportunities. Lagahvoll´s lawyers are admitted before the courts of Iceland and New York State.

Main Areas of Practice 

M&A & Private Equity: Lagahvoll’s M&A and private equity practice is known for its work on both small and medium sized transactions as well as large and complex transactions, frequently with cross-border elements. Lagahvoll´s services offers its clients integrated full-service advice on all transactional matters including M&A, financing, capital markets and structuring. Key Strengths: Integrated full-service approach, exceptional level of expertise and experience, unique inside know-how, experience and understanding of financial institutions.
Contacts: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Emails: [email protected]; [email protected]

Finance & Capital Markets: Lagahvoll’s finance and capital markets team advises their clients in debt and equity capital markets issues and a full range of financing transactions, including lending and acquisition finance, project finance and distressed situations. The firm’s capital markets work is often linked to its M&A work. In 2019 the firm provided Reykjavik Social Housing (Félagsbústaðir), legal advice with regards to its bond issue of 6,400 million ISK (USD 51 million). The issue was the first Social Bond issued in Iceland, issued in line with ICMA Social Bond Principles 2018 and aligned with UN Social Development Goals.
Contacts: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Emails: [email protected]; [email protected]

Banking: Lagahvoll´s banking practice is known for its experience from within the financial sector in Iceland from inhouse legal and compliance perspective. Lagahvoll has advised domestic firms in their licensing process as well as boards of financial firms of various sizes with all legal matters.
Contacts: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Emails: [email protected]; [email protected]

Corporate Advisory, Compliance & CSR: Lagahvoll renders advice in all relevant fields of the law to ensure that its clients can meet the compliance obligations they face in their day-to-day businesses. The firm focuses on advising boards of directors and senior management of listed and non-listed companies in matters having legal and strategic importance to the company and its shareholders.
Contacts: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Emails: [email protected]; [email protected]

Real Estate and Construction: Lagahvoll covers all areas of real estate law ranging from transactions to commercial leases, construction, financing and general real estate issues and provide advice in transactions with cross-border dimension.
Contact: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Start ups and Venture Capital: Lagahvoll has a unique venture and entrepreneurial area and has partnered with numerous new ventures in the Icelandic market. Lagahvoll has been privileged to work with some of the most innovative people from their initial start-up face to receiving domestic or international venture backing. The team takes an interdisciplinary approach to counseling entrepreneurs and young companies, offering deep expertise in vital areas such as corporate governance, employment benefits, real estate, finance and structured finance, fund formation and M&A. In 2018 Lagahvoll adopted and prepared free templates for starts ups from Startuptools.org to Icelandic law.
Contact: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Data Protection, Marketing & Consumers: Lagahvoll advises companies on how to navigate the complex legal and regulatory environment of data protection, marketing and consumer law with a solution-oriented approach.
Contact: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Immigration: Lagahvoll advises individuals and businesses on a range of matters regarding applications for non-residents for residence and employment permits in Iceland, as well as for Icelandic citizenship. The team has recently been engaged by the Directorate of Immigration as representatives for applicants in Iceland.
Contact: Daði Bjarnason, Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Ranked Offices

Provided by Lagahvoll

Iceland - Head office

Lagahvoll rankings

Global Guide 2022
Iceland
Corporate/Commercial
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/Commercial
3
Corporate/Commercial
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Daði Bjarnason
3
Daði Bjarnason
3
Band 3
Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
3
Jóhann Tómas Sigurðsson
3
Band 3