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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners advised Félagsbúid Midhraun on financing its purchase of a manufacturing plant in Poland and on its asset financing of a shipping vessel. It also advises key client Icelandic Water Holdings on continuous funding from cross-border investment sources. Other clients include Fréttatiminn and the owners of Snaps Bistro Bar. Fridrik Ársaelsson and Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson are both recommended for M&A financing, share capital sales and corporate transactions.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners has Icelandic Water Holdings as a client, advising it on corporate structuring and drafting shareholder agreements. It is also assisting Félagsbúid Midhraun with its purchase of a manufacturing plant in Poland and its purchase of a vessel from the Netherlands. Friðrik Ársælsson was promoted to partner, strengthening the team that includes Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson and practice head Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners is representing multiple foreign creditors of the collapsed Icelandic banks concerning disputed derivatives positions, and has undertaken several human rights cases in 2016. Friðrik Ársælsson was promoted to partner, joining Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson, whose ‘knowledge and experience in international regulation is invaluable’, and Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson.

Leading individuals

Ragnar Aðalsteinsson - Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

The ‘terrificRéttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners has ‘skilled and savvy lawyers’, including Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson, Ragnar Aðalsteinsson and practice head Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson. It has defended several clients, including Erste Group, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas, in claims made by the Icelandic banks, with an aggregate value of €220m.

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TMT and IP
TMT and IP - ranked: tier 2

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners frequently represents The Writers’ Union of Iceland and its members on IP rights protection and litigation, and has acted for an online fashion label in breaches of IP rights. Sigridur Rut Júliusdottir and Ragnar Aðalsteinsson ‘have a great and very deep knowledge of the subject’.

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