Mr Einar Baldvin Árnason > BBA//Fjeldco > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile





Mr. Árnason is admitted to the Icelandic bar and holds a M.L.I. degree from university of Wisconsin. Einar Baldvin routinely advises many of the largest Icelandic companies and investment funds in relation to corporate and commercial matters and has been involved in many of the largest M&A transactions in the Icelandic market in recent years. He has furthermore significant experience in advising banks in relation to acquisition financing and project financing.  Einar Baldvin is regarded as being one of the leading corporate lawyers in Iceland

Banking and Finance
Commercial and Company Law
Competition Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Administrative Law
Corporate Restructuring
Bankruptcy and Insolvency



Icelandica and English


Icelandic Bar Association


University of Wisconsin – Madison, M.L.I. (Master of Legal Institutions) 2007
District Court Attorney, 2000
University of Iceland, Cand. jr. 1999

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Einar Baldvin Árnason – BBA//Fjeldco

The sizeable commercial, corporate and M&A team fielded by BBA//Fjeldco is comprised of highly qualified and specialised practitioners, and is regularly instructed on the full spectrum of complex, cross-border matters. The team has a demonstrably strong track record in large-scale M&A transactions, handling both sell and buy-side mandates on behalf of major financial institutions, high-profile domestic corporations, and start-ups operating out of Iceland. Halldór Karl Halldórsson specialises in high-end M&A transactions and jointly leads the practice group alongside Einar Baldvin Árnason. Elsewhere in the department, Baldvin Björn HaraldssonBjarki Diego and founding partner Ásgeir Ragnarsson are other key ports of call.

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency

BBA//Fjeldco has a demonstrably strong track record in the insolvency and restructuring of financial undertakings, both at a domestic and cross-border level throughout the EEA, and remains equally adept on both transactional and contentious work in the space, specialising in corporate restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters. Practice co-head Einar Baldvin Árnason has seen active involvement in large-scale restructuring projects relating to financial institutions, retail corporations, airlines and oil companies, with fellow co-head Gunnar Thor Thorarinsson focuses on corporate law and handles general financial restructurings and insolvencies. Thorir Júlíusson is another key point of contact within the practice group.