Mr Kristinn Hallgrimsson > ADVEL Attorneys at Law > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

ADVEL Attorneys at Law
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Work Department

Corporate law, M&A, Banking and Finance law


Mr. Hallgrimsson is a respected professional with over two decades of extensive experience within the field of corporate law and M&A. As leader of the Corporate and M&A division at ADVEL, he has been called upon to oversee and execute some of the most extensive financial restructuring and M&A deals in recent years. Mr. Hallgrimsson is highly ranked and trusted professional within the Icelandic corporate community.


From 2005 ADVEL Attorneys (Partner)  Fulltingi 2000 – 2005 (Partner) Lögvisi 1989 – 2000 (Partner)  Lögvísi 1985 – 1989 (Associate)


Icelandic, English, Danish


Icelandic Bar Assocation. Globalaw


Supreme Court Attorney from 1994. Admitted to the Bar in 1988. Law degree (cand.iur) from the University of Iceland in 1985.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > TMT and IP

(Leading individuals)

Kristinn HallgrímssonADVEL Attorneys at Law

At ADVEL Attorneys at Law, the team is led by Stefán Þór Ingimarsson and advises on the negotiation of license agreements and the protection of IP rights; the group is also well-versed in handling both domestic and cross-border work. In particular, it assists clients from the retail, entertainment and biotech sectors with trade marks, copyrights and patents. Kristinn Hallgrímsson is also singled out.

Iceland > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution group at ADVEL Attorneys at Law is led by contract law specialist Guðmundur Siemsen and handles work for a wide variety of clients including Vodafone, Air Atlanta and the Icelandic Government. The team has acted in high-profile cases before domestic, EU and EFTA courts, and has substantive experience in disputes relating to state surveillance issues and matters involving the Financial Supervisory Authority. In a recent mandates, the practice defended Reitir Hotels in an appeal regarding registrational errors at the Mortgage and Land Registry of the Reykjavik Municipality. Supreme Court attorney Kristinn Hallgrímsson is a key name to note for corporate litigation.

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

ADVEL Attorneys at Law handles a range of key work including financing mandates, reorganisations, long-term loan facilities and M&A issues. Led by Kristinn Hallgrímsson, the ‘highly respected‘ team includes Stefán Þór Ingimarsson, who is a corporate law expert and was recently involved in the establishment of an EMTN programme. The practice also acts for other key players in the Icelandic economy including Samskip, Hampidjan and Reitir Real Estate, and assists foreign corporates with Icelandic interests. Árni Freyr Árnason is also a key name to note.