Mr Daði Bjarnason > Lagahvoll > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

Lagahvoll
BANKASTRÆTI 5
101 REYKJAVÍK
Iceland

Work Department

Lagahvoll

Position

Partner

Career

Established Lagahvoll slf. in January 2012. Prior to that Mr. Bjarnason worked at Icebank, first as a legal advisor from 2002-2005, then as General Counsel and Head of Legal Division from 2006 – 2009, and as General Counsel for the Resolution Committee and the Winding-up Board until 2011. Prior to that Mr. Bjarnason worked as a legal advisor for the Icelandic Securities Depository from 1999-2002.

Languages

English, Danish, Icelandic (native)

Memberships

Member of the Icelandic Bar from 2000.
Certified Stock Broker since 2001.

Education

University of Iceland, candidatus juris 1999.
LL.M degree (Company and Financial law) from King´s College London 2006.

Leisure

Swimming, films and literature.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets

Lagahvoll’s caseload includes bond issuances and corporate financing matters, as well as advising its list of corporate clients on the financial aspects of M&A transactions, investments, start-ups and venture agreements. Daði Bjarnason, who is ‘always ready and willing to assist’ banks, brokerage and securities companies with financial and restructuring issues, jointly leads the team alongside Jóhann Sigurðsson. Key clients include travel tech company Dohop, Félagsbústaðir and Félag eldri borgara og nágrenni.

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lagahvoll advises its roster of long-standing clients across the retail, food processing, real estate and financial industry sectors, among others, on M&A transactions, investments, start-ups and venture agreements, as well as bond issuances. Also noted for its expertise in crisis management and risk analysis work, the team is jointly led by founding partner Daði Bjarnason, who focuses on financial and restructuring issues, and senior partner Jóhann Sigurðsson.