Chambers and Partners rank LEX as a leading firm

February, 2023 - Reykjavik, Iceland

For more than 20 years Chambers and Partners have published directories on leading firms in most of the countries in the world. Their ranking for 2023 for Global  is now available. LEX is ranked as a Leading Firm in Iceland. Chambers global ranking is in the Corporate / Commercial and Dispute Resolution categories.

The Corporate / Commercial team is described as following:

„LEX Law Offices boasts a broad corporate and commercial offering, including public M&A and ECM mandates. The law firm also possesses high-level expertise in banking and finance. The lawyers additionally assist with the compliance and regulatory aspects of transactions.“

and notable practitioners are Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson , Ólafur Haraldsson and Garðar Víðir Gunnarsson

„Guðmundur Ingvi Sigurðsson advises on a variety of cross-border mandates, including M&A, restructurings and refinancings. He enters the top tier of the rankings after considerable recognition of his strong practice.“

„Ólafur Haraldsson has a broad practice including refinancing and restructuring mandates, as well as corporate transactions.“

“New to the rankings, the up-and-coming Garðar Víðir Gunnarsson is a well-regarded lawyer who is active in high-value mergers, company set-ups and financing mandates.”

The Dispute Resolution team is described as following:

„LEX Law Offices has a noteworthy team handling a comprehensive range of contentious matters, including competition, employment, human rights and white-collar crime cases. The law firm is experienced acting on both litigation and arbitration proceedings. The lawyers represent state entities, private companies and high-profile individuals.“

and notable practitioners are Arnar Þór Stefánsson and Kristín Edwald

„Arnar Þór Stefánsson handles a variety of disputes, from commercial litigation and white-collar crime matters to administrative and public law cases. He also has experience in mandates with cross-border elements. He progresses to Band 2 following noteworthy feedback.“

„Kristín Edwald possesses a broad dispute resolution practice, with experience in cases involving insurance, human rights and criminal law. She also has a varied client roster, acting for private companies, state entities and high-profile individuals.“