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Projects and PFI
Balvin Björn Haraldsson of BBA // Legal advised a consortium of the Icelandic state and several municipalities on public procurement and the financing of a tunnel to be constructed in northern Iceland. Haraldsson also led advice to Austurhöfn regarding a joint venture between the national government and the City of Reykjavik to build and operate a concert and conference hall.
Lex Law Offices’ five-partner team, headed by Ólafur Haraldsson, continues to feature in major projects across various sectors. The firm represented a state-owned company in a tender for a kr51bn construction project at the National University Hospital of Iceland. Ginnar Viðar advised Globe Speciality Metals on a greenfield project to build a silicon factory.
LOGOS legal services’ 13-lawyer team is the largest in Iceland and managed the financing of Verne Data Centre project, and advised on Century Aluminium’s extension of its Grundartangi aluminium smelter. The firm also has expertise in construction matters. Othar Örn Petersen and practice head Hjördis Halldórsdóttir are ‘leaders in the field’.
ADVEL Attorneys at Law has strength in cross-border projects, and is experienced in disputes concerning landmarks, natural resources and geothermal energy. The firm advised longstanding client Mannvit on its consortium with Turkish company Demir Metal to construct a refrigerated ammonia tank, and advised start-up Saltverk on its international expansion. New associate Davið Örn Sveinbjörnsson is an expert in international environmental law.
Juris Law Office has strong energy expertise, and recently advised longstanding client Icelandic State Electricity on domestic and foreign projects relating to Iceland’s geothermal energy supplies. Halldór Jónsson advises aluminium recycling company Alur-àlvinnsla and finance expert Vifill Hardason is advising on the construction of a silicone plant. Finnur Magnússon re-joined the practice as a partner.
Landslog Law Offices is skilled in construction, public procurement and PFI. Johannes Karl Sveinsson is recommended.