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Iceland

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

At ADVEL Attorneys at Law, Stefán Þór Ingimarsson led a team acting as local legal counsel on annual updates and bond issuances under Arion Bank’s EMTN programme. Other work includes assisting fishing gear company Hampidjan with its group financing, as well as advising Advania Group on an intra-group loan agreement. Practice head Kristinn Hallgrímsson is another key contact.

Leading individuals

Stefán Þór Ingimarsson - ADVEL Attorneys at Law

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

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

ADVEL Attorneys at Law acts for clients including Silicor Material and Austrian group Novomatic. Highly regarded practice head Stefan Þór Ingimarsson assisted fishing gear company Hampidjan with a number of high-value acquisitions.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

The dispute resolution department at ADVEL Attorneys at Law is headed by Guðmundur Siemsen, who was instructed by SMI ehf. in a complex case concerning contractual obligations filed by Hagar, owner of large Icelandic retail food stores Bonus and Hagkaup. Other clients include Vodafone and Arion Bank. Kristinn Hallgrímsson and Stefan Þór Ingimarsson are also key contacts.

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EEA and competition
EEA and competition - ranked: tier 2

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

ADVEL Attorneys at Law’s competition practice is headed by Dóra Sif Tynes, who represented Vodafone in a private case seeking damages, which was also tried before the Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association State. Kristinn Hallgrímsson led the team in defending Kaupfélag Skagfirðinga in proceedings concerning the alleged abuse of a dominant market position in the dairy industry. Other clients include Advania and Arion Bank.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

With its extensive experience handling highly complex cases involving redundancies, reorganisations and termination agreements, the employment team at ADVEL Attorneys at Law is led by practice head Óskar Norðmann. Stefan Þór Ingimarsson is advising Hampidjan on employment issues, following an internal reorganisation and merger of certain operations within Hampidjan  Group. The firm also handles work for other notable clients such as Arion Bank, IT service corporation Advania and financial services company Virðing.

Leading individuals

Óskar Norðmann  - ADVEL Attorneys at Law

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Maritime and transport
Maritime and transport - ranked: tier 2

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

Led by by practice head Guðmundur Siemsen, ADVEL Attorneys at Law's maritime and transport department advises major clients such as public bus company Strætó bs.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

At ADVEL Attorneys at Law, practice head Guðmundur Siemsen is advising Kolufell on the purchase of land adjacent to the landmark Harpa Concert Hall. Kristinn Hallgrímsson is acting for Mannvit in contentious real estate matters concerning the interpretation and application of an agreement pertaining to the building of a power plant unit abroad. Sigurður Valgeir Guðjónsson is assisting Silicor Materials with all legal aspects of the preparation for building a solar silicon and aluminium production plant.

Leading individuals

GuĂ°mundur Siemsen - ADVEL Attorneys at Law

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

The financial restructuring and insolvency team at ADVEL Attorneys at Law provides comprehensive legal services in the field, handling both general advisory work as well as complex disputes. The department is headed by the highly regarded Kristinn Hallgrímsson.

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TMT and IP
TMT and IP - ranked: tier 2

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

ADVEL Attorneys at Law advises firms on general IP matters including trade mark and patent registrations, negotiations of licence agreements and infringements of IP rights. Practice head Kristinn Hallgrímsson and senior associate Davíð Örn Sveinbjörnsson are key names.

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