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

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners assists key client Flux with complex contentious and non-contentious matters pertaining to the termination of a shareholders' agreement, the sale of shares, and corporate governance. Headed by Friðrik Ársælsson, the corporate department also handles general corporate law issues for several financial institutions including BNP Paribas and Commerzbank, among others.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

The lawyers at Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners are ‘experienced, service oriented and spend time in understanding the detail of the issues in question’, thereby forming ‘an extremely strong team’. The firm places a core emphasis on litigation and represents clients including Commerzbank and BNP Paribas. Highly regarded practice co-head Ragnar Aðalsteinsson represents Guðjón Skarphéðinsson in a widely publicised criminal case concerning the disappearances of Guðmundur Einarsson and Geirfinnur Einarsson. Fellow co-head Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson and Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir are defending Icelandic Water Holdings in a case concerning the infringement of trade mark rights brought by iGwate before the District Court.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners specialises in creditor representation and, particularly, in advising international creditors of Icelandic companies. Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson and Friðrik Ársælsson, who jointly head the department together with Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson, advise international financial institutions on legal issues related to the Icelandic financial collapse. Hilmarsson also successfully led the defence of Raiffeisen Bank International against Kaupthing's rescission claims brought before the Supreme Court. Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir was promoted to partner.

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TMT and IP
TMT and IP - ranked: tier 2

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

At Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners, Sigríður Rut Júlíusdóttir heads the IP department together with Ragnar Aðalsteinsson. Highlights included acting for the Icelandic Writers’ Association and representing Stundin Publishing in cases concerning free speech and freedom of the media. Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir is also noted. Other clients include the Icelandic National Symphony Orchestra, the National Theatre and Reykjavík Theatre.

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