Einar Brynjarsson

Senior Associate

+550 0508
Practice area
  • European law
  • Contract law
  • Insolvency law
  • Litigation

  • Appeal Court Attorney, 2024
  • Admitted in Iceland, 2016
  • University of Iceland, Mag. Jur., 2014
  • University of Iceland, B.A., 2012

Icelandic English
Recent cases
BBA//Fjeldco advises Harpa conference hall in a precential dispute with IAV ehf.

BBA//Fjeldco acted for Harpa in a dispute with IAV hf. (one of the largest contractor companies in Iceland for the past few decades) regarding recognition of liability.  This is the first time an Icelandic court decides on the choice of law between the current and previous statutes of limitations in with regard to contractual damages under contracts made before the entry into force of the current statute, as well as the effect of indirect involvements in court proceedings in that regard.

BBA//Fjeldco provided legal advice to Vauban Infrastructure Partners in relation to Vauban´s acquisition of the majority of shareholding in Borealis Data Center

BBA//Fjeldco provided legal advice to Vauban Infrastructure Partners in relation to Vauban´s acquisition of the majority of shareholding in Borealis Data Center, previously known as Etix Everywhere Borealis. BBA//Fjeldco provided legal advice on the Icelandic legal framework of the target undertaking, performed a legal due diligence, and provided legal advice on the transaction documents, from an Icelandic law perspective.


Vauban Infrastructure Partners is one of Europe’s leading asset management companies that is focused on infrastructure equity investments that contribute to the sustainable development of local communities and their environments. Borealis Data Center operates two data centers in Iceland that are located in Blönduós and Fitjar in Reykjanesbær. Borealis emphasises on sustainable data centers using renewable clean and carbon-free energy.

Geymslur acquitted in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Iceland has ruled that the storage company Geymslur ehf., that leased storage spaces in Miðhraun Garðabær, is not liable for damages caused by a fire outbreak in the year 2018.

BBA//Fjeldco represented Geymslur ehf. on all judicial levels. The company was acquitted by the district court, Landsréttur the appeal court as well as by the Supreme Court.

Restructuring of Sinopec Green Energy

BBA//Fjeldco acted as lead counsel for Arctic Green in a complex negotiation with Sinopec Star in relation to asset restructuring of Sinopec Green Energy, whereas certain geothermal assets were evaluated and injected into Sinopec Green Energy.

The restructuring was part of the continuing process of establishing the world’s largest geothermal district heating company, and the market leader in geothermal district heating in China with an impressive track record of establishing a series of technical milestones including getting the first city in China declared as smog free.


BBA//Fjeldco is acting for LBI ehf. in three separate tort proceedings and where the combined value exceeds ISK 50 billion.

Private placement of Arion bank hf.

We served as the Icelandic advisor to each of the buyers in relation to the private placement of shares in Arion Bank, owned via Kaupthing’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Kaupskil ehf.

Sale of Icelandair Hotels

BBA//Fjeldco advised Icelandair hf. in relation to the sale of Icelandair Hotels and related estates to Berjaya Corporation

Bond issuance of Wow air hf.

BBA//Fjeldco acted as lead Icelandic counsel for the Norwegian company Pareto Securities in Wow air hf.’s USD 60 million bond issue in September 2018.

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