Mr Gudmundur Ingvi Sigurdsson > Lex Law Offices > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

Lex Law Offices
BORGARTUN 26
105 REYKJAVIK
Iceland

Work Department

Position

Attorney, LL.M. – Partner

Career

Greenberg Traurig Law Firm Boston 2008; LEX 2002-2006 and from 2008.

Languages

English, Danish.

Memberships

The Icelandic Bar Association.

Education

University of Iceland, Cand. juris 2002. Duke University School of Law, LL.M 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency

(Hall of Fame)

Guðmundur Ingvi SigurðssonLex Law Offices

At Lex Law Offices, the restructuring and insolvency team is led by Þórhallur Bergmann and Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson, and handles bankruptcy proceedings as both court-appointed liquidators and legal advisers; it also advises on the cessation of payments and agreements with creditors. In particular, the group recently assisted with the dissolution of Jötunn Vélar, a commercial distributor of agricultural machines. Newly-appointed partner Birgir Már Björnsson and Arnar Þór Stefánsson are also key contacts.

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Guðmundur Ingvi SigurðssonLex Law Offices

At Lex Law Offices, the commercial, corporate and M&A group is led by debt restructuring expert Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson and share capital specialist Örn Gunnarsson. With ‘an excellent granular approach‘, the team works in close association the firm’s tax, IP, finance and competition practices; in particular, it helps clients secure funding for transactions, provides advice on investments in Iceland and has a strong track record in refinancing mandates for major companies and government agencies. Clients can also benefit from the group’s expertise in loan and security agreements and restructurings. Garðar Víðir Gunnarsson is the key contact for the tax elements of transactions.

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Guðmundur Ingvi SigurðssonLex Law Offices

The ‘very experienced banking, finance and capital markets group at Lex Law Offices is led by corporate finance expert Ólafur Haraldsson. Representing underwriters, issuers and investors in relation to IPOs, bonds and refinancing mandates, the team counts Citibank Europe, JP Morgan and Barclays Bank on its client roster. The team also assists with the entry of domestic corporations on international stock exchanges; it recently worked on Icelandic Seafood International’s OMX Nasdaq listing. Stefán Orri Ólafsson, who is an expert in the disclosure requirements of regulated securities markets, and Supreme Court attorney Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson are other key contacts.