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


Work Department

Energy Law - PFI & PPP - Dispute Resolution - Banking & Finance - Corporate & Commercial Law - Mergers & Acquisitions


Partner & Chairman of Elements by BBA//Fjeldco


Practice area

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


Icelandic, French, English and Danish.


Icelandic Bar Association

Barreau de Paris (Paris Bar Association)

International Bar Association (IBA)


  • 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

BBA//Fjeldco‘s ‘fantastic team’ is highly active in cross-border mandates, regularly acting for prominent international and domestic clients on a range of matters involving Iceland. Managing partner Halldór Karl Halldórsson, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the practice area, co-leads the department alongside Einar Baldvin Árnason, whose practice covers commercial law, competition work and corporate restructurings, and Bjarki Diego, who is noted for his experience in M&A, capital markets mandates, and finance transactions. Also key are Ásgeir Ragnarsson, who is dual-qualified in Iceland and New York, and Baldvin Björn Haraldsson, a highly experienced M&A specialist, qualified to practice in Iceland and France.

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency

BBA//Fjeldco is recognised for its strength in complex cross-border insolvencies and restructurings, with a track record in advising leading domestic and international banks and corporate clients. The department covers both contentious and non-contentious matters, and works closely with the firm’s London office. Einar Baldvin Árnason co-leads the department alongside Gunnar Thor Thorarinsson; Árnason specialises in restructuring projects and has experience across the financial, retail, and aviation sectors, while Thorarinsson, who is dual-qualified in Iceland and the UK, is a key contact for international clients with investments in Iceland. Baldvin Björn Haraldsson has strength in restructuring work, particularly in the energy sector.

Iceland > Dispute resolution

BBA//Fjeldco is a leading name for complex commercial disputes, with a strong track record in representing clients in both litigation and arbitration proceedings. The group covers disputes in a number of areas, including the insurance, banking and finance, and real estate sectors. Team lead Thórir Júlíusson advises on a range of financial disputes, and is a qualified Supreme Court attorney, while Baldvin Björn Haraldsson is highly experienced in arbitrations, and is admitted to practice in both Iceland and France. Also key is Kári Ólafsson, who specialises in commercial disputes, including those in the real estate and financial sectors.