Mr Bjarki Diego > BBA//Fjeldco > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions




Practice area

  • Commercial and Company Law
  • Securities law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Competition Law
  • European Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Restructuring and Insolvency Law


Icelandic, English and Danish.


  • University College London, LL.M.  in International Business Law, 1999
  • University of Iceland, Cand.Jur., 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

Bjarki DiegoBBA//Fjeldco

BBA//Fjeldco covers all areas of banking and finance, with a strong reputation for handling complex financings, including those involving multijurisdictional elements. The group contains a number of lawyers qualified in England and Wales in addition to Iceland, facilitating sophisticated guidance on cross-border matters. Bjarki Diego covers a broad range of M&A, capital markets, and finance deals, and co-leads the department alongside managing partner Halldór Karl Halldórsson, whose areas of expertise include corporate financings and investments, securities issues, competition law, and bankruptcy and restructuring work. Also key are highly experienced founding partner Ásgeir Ragnarsson, who advises prestige international clients on a spectrum of corporate and commercial matters, and Gunnar Thor Thorarinsson, who leads the London office. Stefán Reykjalín, who made partner in early 2023, is also a key name to note.

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.