Mr Halldór Karl Halldórsson > BBA//Fjeldco > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile



Managing Partner


  • Bankruptcy law
  • Contract law
  • Competition law
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate investments
  • Corporate law
  • Energy law and renewable energy
  • Restructuring of companies
  • Securities law


Icelandic, English and Danish


  • District Court Attorney, 2012
  • Reykjavik University, Mag. Jur., 2008

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Halldór Karl HalldórssonBBA//Fjeldco

BBA//Fjeldco‘s ‘solution oriented‘ practice has recently benefited from notable team growth with five lawyers joining the group in mid-2019 and a new London office, which was added following the merger between BBA and Fjeldsted & Blöndal. With a high-profile client roster, which includes major international banks and corporations, the team regularly handles acquisitions in the telecoms, energy and real estate sectors, and has notable expertise in refinancing and restructuring mandates. Einar Baldvin Árnason, who is praised as ‘the best in his field‘, routinely acts for Icelandic companies and investment funds on corporate and commercial law matters. Qualified to practice in Iceland and France, co-head Baldvin Björn Haraldsson has a strong track record in M&A transactions and winding-up proceedings, and Ásgeir Ragnarsson, who is qualified in Iceland and New York, handles M&A, capital markets transactions and regulatory matters. Co-head Halldór Karl Halldórsson is also a key name to note.

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Halldór Karl HalldórssonBBA//Fjeldco

Following its merger in late 2019, the newly incorporated BBA//Fjeldco fields a broad banking, finance and capital markets team which leverages offices in Iceland, England, France and New York to act for a range of international clients including major investment banks. The group’s banking and finance work encompasses cross-border debt issuances, financings and refinancing instructions, while recent capital markets mandates include private placements and major IPOs on Nasdaq OMX. Halldór Karl Halldórsson is a key name for noteworthy transactions: he recently advised Arion Bank on its ISK49bn private placement, which was the first private placement by a large financial institution followed by a public offering of shares. Bjarki Diego‘s recent work includes assisting Asian Development Bank with its $250m loan to Arctic Green Energy and Sinipec Green Energy Geothermal Company to finance a major project in China. Dual-qualified (Iceland and New York) Ásgeir Ragnarsson has a wealth of experience in M&A, project financing and various commercial and company law matters. Gunnar Thor Thorainsson, who is qualified to practice in Iceland and England, is recognised for advising international investors engaged in Iceland and domestic investors exploring commercial opportunities abroad.