Lex Law Offices


Borgartún 26
105 Reykjavík

+354 590 2600

Quick facts:

Number of partners: 19
Number of associates: 16
Languages: Icelandic, English, German, French, Scandinavian languages
Network memberships: World Services Group, Energy Law Group

Managing Partner
Örn Gunnarsson

Meet the team.

LEX is one of Iceland’s leading law firms, providing clients with a comprehensive range of services on a wide spectrum of financial, corporate and commercial issues, as well as other aspects of the law. It is the firm’s policy to meet the legal requirements of our clients in the context of ever-changing local and international markets.

Over the past decades, LEX has successfully acted on behalf of a large number of internationally respected corporations, organizations and private individuals both in Iceland and abroad.

Among LEX’s clients are major local and international banks, financial institutions, merchants and ship owners, along with a large number of municipalities, government organizations, insurance companies, manufacturers, businesses, media outlets, utilities and private individuals.

Banking, finance and capital markets
Ólafur Haraldsson

Recent transactional highlights:
LEX is an important provider of legal services to all three major banks in Iceland, Arion Bank, Islandsbanki and Landsbankinn. LEX also provides legal advice to Kvika Bank hf., a specialized investment bank focusing on asset management and capital markets. Recently, LEX advised Reykjavik Energy in borrowing USD 80 million from Nordic Investment Bank. Further, LEX acted as security agent for a group of creditors in their USD 450 million loan to Eik Real Estate Company.

M&A, Corporate & Commercial
Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson

Recent transactional highlights:
LEX’s team has been involved in most major transactions in the field in recent years. Among recent transaction highlights are the public listing of the fisheries company Síldarvinnslan hf. on the main market of Nasdaq Iceland in May 2021. In the run-up to the listing, a public share offering took place. LEX rendered legal advice to Síldarvinnslan during the listing and offering process. In March 2021, LEX acted as local counsel to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), a global private equity firm, in its acquisition of Creditinfo Group, a provider of credit information and risk management solutions worldwide, established in 1997 and headquartered in Reykjavík.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

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