Borgartun 26
105 Reykjavik

+354 520 2900

+354 520 2901

Quick facts:

Number of partners: 13
Number of lawyers: 20
Languages: English, Icelandic, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Network memberships: Legal Netlink Alliance

Vidar Ludviksson, LL.M. (Stanford Law School)

Landslog – Law Offices is among the largest and most respected firms in the country. The firm provides cutting edge legal services in a boutique fashion while working closely with the clients, providing high level “one-stop” legal services. Landslog have handled many of the largest M&A transactions in Iceland over the past couple of years, for example:

  • Vidar Ludviksson was sole legal advisor to FAST-1 slhf. on the sale to Reginn hf. (a listed company) of two real-estate companies with an enterprise value of EUR 185,000,000. The transaction was finalised in September 2018.
  • In 2017 Vidar Ludviksson advised Vodafone Iceland (i.e. Syn hf., which is listed on the Icelandic Nasdaq stock exchange) on the purchase of assets and operations (including TV stations, content agreements with foreign providers) from 365 midlar hf.
  • In 2017 Vidar Ludviksson and Jona Bjork Helgadottir advised Hagar hf. (Iceland’s largest retailer, listed on the Icelandic Nasdaq stock exchange) on the purchase of all shares in the oil company Oliuverzlun Islands hf. (around 133 million Euros).  

Landslog’s clients include the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry and Innovation, the Icelandic Government, U.K. based D&O insurers, SMI ehf. (furniture, lighting, storage and accessories retail), Kaupthing hf., HS Orka (power company), OR (Reykjavik Energy power company), The Financial Supervisory Authority, Islandsbanki hf. (bank), Landsbankinn hf. (bank), Arion Bank hf., various municipalities (administrative, zoning and planning), Lyfja (retail pharmaceutical products in Iceland), the National University Hospital of Iceland, and ISAVIA ohf. (provides services in the air and on the ground).

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Data Protection - GDPR
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation