Mr Stefan Thor Ingimarsson > ADVEL Attorneys at Law > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

ADVEL Attorneys at Law
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Work Department

International Commercial law, Corporate law, M&A, Insurance law and Contract law


Mr. Ingimarsson holds an LL.M. In International Economic and Business law from Groningen University (2005) and conducts Ph.D. research at the Business Law Department at Tilburg University. He has been involved in several local and cross-border transactions over the years, as well as refinancing and reorganisation of major Icelandic companies. Mr. Ingimarsson is a prominent expert in insurance law, a Partner and leads the international division at ADVEL.


2009 to present ADVEL Attorneys(Partner).2000 – 2004 Associate at Fulltingi Legal Services. 1999 Associate at Lögvísi law firm. 1998 Lawyer at VÍS insurance company.


Icelandic, English, Swedish and Danish


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2006 to present, Ph.D. research, Business Law Department, Tilburg University.  LL.M. in International Economic amd Business Law (cum laude) from Groningen University, Netherlands, 2005. Admitted to the Bar in  2000. Law degree (cand.iur) from University of Iceland in 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Employment

With a client roster encompassing leading companies, public authorities and municipal governments, the team at ADVEL Attorneys at Law handles all aspects of employment and labour law mandates, including industrial actions and collective agreements. The practice also advises clients on cross-border issues including work relating to immigration law. Óskar Norðmann leads the department, which also fields Guðmundur SiemsenStefan Thor Ingimarsson and Arni Freyr Arnason.

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Led by company law expert Stefan Thor Ingimarsson, the team at ADVEL Attorneys at Law recently handled substantive M&A transactions for Arion bank, Novomatic AG and the Advania Group. The group also plays a key role in major stock exchange listings and regularly works on cross-border matters for clients in the energy, insurance and fishing sectors. In a recent highlight, the team assisted Hampidjan with its acquisition of shares in Scottish companies Jackson Trawl and Jackson Offshore Supply. Arni Freyr Arnason recently joined the team.