Mr Baldvin Björn Haraldsson > BBA//Fjeldco > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile





Practice area

  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial & Company Law
  • Energy Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • PFI (Private Finance Initiative)
  • PPP (Public Private Partnership)


Icelandic, English, French and Danish.


Icelandir Bar Association
Paris Bar Association


  • Supreme Court Attorney 2011
  • Admitted in Paris 1998
  • University of Nice, France DESS 1997
  • ILERI, Paris 3eme Cycle 1996
  • District Court Attorney, 1994
  • University of Iceland, Cand. Jur., 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Baldvin Björn HaraldssonBBA//Fjeldco

The corporate and commercial team at BBA//Fjeldco operates ‘like a fine-tuned engine’ and has a stellar track record advising sellers, buyers and financial institutions in M&A transactions. A recent highlight included acting for Icelandic insurance company TM, Kvika Banki and Lykill in a $700m merger. With a strong focus on transactional work and other corporate matters, the practice is well-placed to collaborate with its London office when advising international investors in Iceland, as well as domestic parties looking to grow their operations abroad. Experienced M&A partners Baldvin Björn Haraldsson and Einar Baldvin Árnason jointly lead the team, while Halldór Karl Halldórsson, Ásgeir Ragnarsson and counsel Bjarki Diego are also key contacts in the practice.

Iceland > Dispute resolution

BBA//Fjeldco’s workload includes commercial litigation, representing Icelandic banks in damages claims, rescission claims and derivatives disputes, as well as real estate and shareholder arbitration proceedings. Thorir Júlíusson, who focuses on commercial, corporate and financial disputes, jointly leads the practice alongside Baldvin Björn Haraldsson, who has experience in representing banking clients before the Supreme Court and the EFTA Court. ‘Outstanding’ practitioner Haflidi Lárusson has the capabilities to act for clients in arbitration proceedings and handles IP disputes.

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency

BBA//Fjeldco advises its roster of clients including Sports Direct, Turkish Development Bank and major Icelandic banks on corporate restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters, both contentious and transactional in nature. ‘Pragmatic’ practitioner Einar Baldvin Árnason, who has experience in advising financial institutions, large retailers, oil companies and airlines on restructuring projects, jointly leads the practice group alongside London-based Gunnar Thor Thorarinsson, whose practice is focused on financial restructuring matters. Thorir Júlíusson and Baldvin Björn Haraldsson are also key members of the team.