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Eva Aevarsdottir

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LEX Law Offices

Reykjavik, Iceland
    Local Time: Wednesday 10:01

Practice Expertise

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)

Areas of Practice

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental ...
  • European Law - EEA/EU
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Profile

Eva Margret Aevarsdottir is a licensed attorney before the district courts. She first joined LEX in 2006 and worked there until 2013 and then returned in 2021. She has completed a PMD diploma from IESE Business School and graduated from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium with an LL.M degree in European law in addition to her cand.jur degree from the University of Iceland.

Eva is a highly experienced corporate lawyer and has worked on numerous financing projects for companies and financial institutions. She has systematically built her knowledge and experience in ESG and responsible investing. She was one of the founders of a start-up in sustainability consulting that was one of the first companies in Iceland to advise on sustainability strategy and reporting.

Eva advises clients on a broad range of sustainability and ESG matters. She has worked on various ESG projects, including shaping sustainability policies, the selection and implementation of key standards and frameworks, corporate sustainability reporting, stakeholder analysis and the creation and launch of sustainable finance products, including green bonds. Further, she has given numerous lectures on sustainability and corporate sustainability reporting.

Bar Admissions
The District Courts

Education
IESE Business School, PMD diploma 2021
District Court Attorney 2000
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, LL.M 2005
University of Iceland, Cand. jur. 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
  • European Law - EEA/EU

Professional Career


Professional Activities and Experience
LEX Law Offices 2006-2013 and since 2021
Arion bank 2016 - 2020
RoadMap, start-up consultancy company in sustainability, one of the founders and managing partner, 2014-2016
Althingi, the Icelandic Parliament, Committee Department 2002-2004 and 1999-2000
Logborg Law Offices 2000-2002

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