Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate and commercial law are the cornerstone of every major law firm and this is no exception at LEX. The close cooperation between different practice areas at LEX ensures that client's cases are dealt with in the most efficient manner, from both time and monetary perspectives.

Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate and commercial law are the cornerstone of every major law firm and this is no exception at LEX. Drawing from decades of experience and knowledge, LEX routinely advises on issues ranging from the choice of corporate form, the establishment of the corporation itself, the drafting of articles of association and cross border considerations. Our corporate and commercial practice group frequently works in collaboration with other practice areas, such as Tax, Banking and Finance and Merger & Acquisition. The close cooperation between different practice areas at LEX ensures that client’s cases are dealt with in the most efficient manner, from both time and monetary perspectives.

Principal tasks

  • Advice on the correct establishment on company structure
  • Due Diligence work
  • Advice on financing structures and loan documentation
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Financial restructuring
  • Listings on regulated stock exchanges
  • General representation of companies and investors
  • Advice on Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Managing shareholders meetings

Notable transactions

  • Advice to NetApp in it’s acquisition of all shares in Greenqloud
  • Advise on the disposal of all the shares of Gámaþjónustan hf., a market leader in the waste management industry
  • Advise on the disposal of the majority of the shares of Lífland, a large operators in the field of feed production for animals
  • Advise on the disposal of majority of the shares of Arcanum ferðaþjónustu, a large tourism company in Iceland
  • Advise to Sjávarsýn in it´s acquisition of all shares in Tandur, a major player in the industrial hygiene industry in Iceland
  • Advise to Glitnir on their disposal of all their shares in All Saints, a UK clothing retailer
  • Advise to Glitnir on their disposal of all their shares in Iceland, the UK food retailer
  • Advise to the owners of Olís, a major petroleum distribution company, regarding the disposal of their shares to Hagar, a listed consumer retail company

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