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Iceland

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 5

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Led by Fridrik Ársaelsson, the Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners team represented Bayerische Landesbank and other international creditors of insolvent Icelandic savings banks in a matter valued at over ISK100bn. The practice also advises domestic and international clients, including Commerzbank AG, BNP Paribas and Bayerische Landesbank, in relation to capital controls and foreign investment.

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

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

The team at Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners assisted BNP Paribas and Fortress Credit Advisor with exiting their investment in Stodir. The firm also advises Icelandic Water Holdings and RUSAL.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

The ‘target-orientated’ dispute resolution practice at Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners provides the ‘highest level’ of legal service. Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson and senior associate Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir, who are both ‘very talented’, successfully defended Icelandic Water Holdings in a €15m trade mark dispute. Ragnar Aðalsteinsson, who is joint head of the team alongside Hilmarsson, is described as ‘one of the best litigators in Iceland for decades’.

Leading individuals

Ragnar Aðalsteinsson - Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners defended several foreign banks, including BNP Paribas and Raiffeisen Bank International, in rescission claims from winding-up committees of Icelandic banks with an aggregate value of €220m. The practice also represents Commerzbank in two disputes against LBI valued at €40m. The ‘outstanding, extremely bright and very commercial’ Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson heads the team alongside Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson.

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TMT and IP
TMT and IP - ranked: tier 2

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners provides an ‘excellent service’ with ‘quick response times, good knowledge and value for money’. The team represented Fréttatíminn and Stundin on matters concerning free speech. It also advised the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra and the National Theatre on IP matters. Key contacts include Ragnar Aðalsteinsson and Sigridur Rut Júliusdottir, who is board member of the Copyright Committee advising the Icelandic Ministry of Science, Education and Culture.

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