Aceris Law’s Iceland Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Iceland, i.e., where Icelandic law applies, a contract is executed in Iceland, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Iceland, or the Icelandic State or an Icelandic State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned Iceland and neighbouring States.
Our Iceland Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Icelandic lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Iceland.
Our Iceland Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to Icelandic jurisprudence and doctrine, while maintaining permanent access to offices in Iceland, including in Reykjavik, to meet and work with clients.
We also have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Nordic countries. For example, Aceris Law’s Iceland Arbitration Lawyers Desk represented a client in an investment arbitration dispute under UNCITRAL rules with a Nordic State regarding the expropriation of a forested estate. Our lawyers have also represented a Nordic client in an ICC arbitration in the logistics industry, another in a dispute regarding the development of a gas turbine and have served in multiple disputes involving the shipping industry.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Iceland, Aceris Law ensures that arbitrations involving Iceland are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills, which are important for the successful outcome of an international arbitration.
To learn more about Aceris’ Iceland Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.