BBA Legal


Höfdatorg, 19 Floor
Katrinartun 2
105 Reykjavik

+354 550 0500

+354 550 0505

Quick facts:

Number of partners worldwide: 5
Number of associates: 14
Languages: English, French, German, Icelandic

Managing Director
Elisabet Ingunn Einarsdottir
+354 550 0511

Senior Partner
Asgeir A Ragnarsson
+354 550 0501

Senior Partner & Head, London office
Baldvin Björn Haraldsson
+354 550 0503

Meet the team.

BBA is a leading firm in Iceland for banking and finance, M&A, corporate law and corporate restructuring. The firm has steadily extended its practise, and built up a substantial legal and practical know-how in the field of energy law (including renewables).

"BBA Legal are an excellent law firm. They deliver a good service and are, in my opinion, a top-tier practice."

"BBA Legal provided good services and a professional approach towards all matters related to our business."

The firm’s international clients come mainly from Europe as well as Canada and the US. Among clients are many of the biggest banks in Europe as well as many of the world’s leading law firms, including the magic circle firms.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt/Derivatives/Equity/High yield
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • FSR
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity/funds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Mergers & Acquisitions, PPP/PFI:
Baldvin Björn Haraldsson. Supreme Court Attorney.

Recent transactional highlights:

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets:
Ásgeir Ragnarsson. Esq.

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Icelandic legal adviser to Barclays Bank plc, Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, Íslandsbanki HF. and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, in relation to a multi – currency revolving credit facility to Landsvirkjun, Iceland’s main electricity utility.

Restructuring and insolvency:
Einar Baldvin Árnason. Attorney at Law

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Icelandic legal adviser to Glitnir HF. (formerly Glitnir Bank HF.) in relation to the successful composition of Glitnir HF.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Tech and telecoms

London office:
23 Berkeley Square
London W1J 6HE
Tel: +44 207 665 6754