Ms Eva Margrét Ævarsdóttir > Lex Law Offices > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

Lex Law Offices

Work Department


Attorney – Partner


LEX Law Offices 2006-2013 and since 2021, partner since 2023
Arion bank 2016 – 2020
RoadMap,start-up consultancy company in sustainability, one of the founders and managing partner, 2014-2016
Althingi, the Icelandic Parliament, Committee Department 2002-2004 and 1999-2000
Lögborg Law Offices 2000-2002

Admitted to practice before the District Courts in 2000




The Icelandic Bar Association


IESE Business School, PMD diploma 2021
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, LL.M 2005
University of Iceland, Cand. jur. 1998

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

Lex Law Offices fields a seasoned team of experts, with decades of experience advising banks, financial institutions, and a range of other prominent market participants. The department has notable strength in ESG matters, and during 2023 advised investment banking company Natixis on a $100m senior secured green term loan financing to Verne Global. Department head Ólafur Haraldsson has expertise in loan and security agreements, corporate financings, and restructurings. Other core team members include Supreme Court Attorney Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson, whose primary strengths are in corporate finance and debt restructuring work, and capital markets specialist Stefán Orri Ólafsson. Eva Margrét Ævarsdóttir, who made partner in January 2023, is a leading name for green and sustainable lending.

Iceland > EEA and competition

Lex Law Offices fields a team with comprehensive competition law expertise, with particular aptitude in relation to M&A issues. The group is highly experienced in merger notices and communication with competition authorities, and has a track record of working across a number of sectors. Competition law specialist Eyvindur Sólnes leads the team alongside Lára Herborg Ólafsdóttir, whose focus is on public procurement law. Eva Margrét Ævarsdóttir and Guðrún Lilja Sigurðardóttir both made partner in early 2023.