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LEX Law Offices

LEX Law Offices  

Legal Services | Iceland

tel: +35 4 590 2600 | fax:
Borgartun 26, | Reykjavik | 105 | Iceland

Main Contacts

Orn Gunnarsson

Orn GunnarssonManaging Partner


Reykjavik, Iceland

LEX Law Offices's Overview

LEX is one of Iceland´s leading law firms, providing clients with a comprehensive, one-stop range of services on a wide spectrum of financial, corporate and commercial issues, as well as several 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.

Comprised of more than 40 lawyers, LEX is one of Iceland´s largest law firms. Over the past decades, we have successfully acted on behalf of a large number of internationally respected corporations, organisations and private individuals both in Iceland and abroad. LEX is a member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW).

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

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 40


Areas of Practice
  • Banking,Finance and Capital Markets
  • Competition Law
  • Constitution and Human Rights
  • Construction, Public Procurement and Tendering Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Data Protection and Information Technology
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
  • European Law - EEA/EU
  • Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring
  • Insurance and Tort
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Property Law
  • Public Administration, Public Parties and Urban Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Shipping, Transportation and Maritime Law
  • TAX
  • Telecommunication law

Measures Undertaken by the Icelandic Government in Response to COVID-19
LEX Law Offices, April 2020

This memorandum is intended to provide information on measures undertaken by the Icelandic government in response to disruption of businesses on account of the SARSCoV2 virus. The memo will be updated as the occasion arises. Status as on Tuesday 31 March 2020 On 31 March 2020, the Icelandic Parliament (Althingi) passed amendments to various laws in order to implement the government´s announced measures in response to COVID-19. The following is a brief overview of the said amendments, primarily focused don the business environment. 1) Amendments to the Act No 45/1987, on the Withholding of Public Levies at Source. Deferral of payment...

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