Mr Vífill Harðarson > Juris > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

Juris
BORGARTÚN 26
105 REYKJAVÍK
Iceland

Work Department

Practice areas:
Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
Property
Restructuring and Insolvency

Position

Partner.

Career

Admitted as a Supreme Court Attorney (Iceland) in 2014.
Admitted as a solicitor (England and Wales) in 2012.
Admitted as a District Court Attorney (Iceland) in 2003.

Languages

Icelandic.
English.
Nordic languages.

Education

MBA, Cass Business School, London (2019).
LL.M in International Financial Law, King’s College, London (2010).
Degree in Securities Brokerage (2005);
Cand.jur., University of Iceland (2002).
Nordplus scholarship, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law (2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

Juris handles top-end financing projects and transactions, often involving cross-border elements, across various industries, including the fishing, energy, hospitality, infrastructure, property development and financial services sectors, and has demonstrable experience in international investments and banking-related litigation. The ‘professional and solution-minded’ practice, which is jointly led by tax specialist Halldór Jónsson, Andri Árnason and Sigurbjörn Magnússon, counts commercial banks among its roster of long-standing clients, including Íslandsbanki and Landsbankinn. Other key members of the team include Simon Knight and Vífill Harðarson, who are both dual qualified in Iceland and England.