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Juris is one of Iceland’s leading full-service law firms. The team includes experienced Icelandic and English lawyers working together from offices in Reykjavik.

The team provides clients with Icelandic and English legal advice on a wide range of issues in a prompt and practical manner, and acts as a bridge for foreign clients looking to do business in Iceland.

The team has long-standing expertise in the field of media law and is well placed to advise clients in both traditional and new media.

The firm  has represented the publisher of Iceland’s oldest newspaper for many years, as well as the Icelandic state broadcaster, Iceland’s largest telecommunications company, the operator of Iceland’s main telecommunications network and the owner of Iceland’s largest printing company.

The team is not only involved in the legal aspects of media production, but also has experience and interest in various fields of media including music, printing, graphic design and film and television production both in front of and behind the camera.

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The firm also acts for technology companies and software developers, including in relation to their terms of use for web-based services and assists with the development and distribution of smartphone apps.

The firm also represents a leading national operator of directory enquiries in competition law proceedings and has advised on universal service obligations and protection of intellectual property rights.



Firm Overview

Firm Overview

Recently, the team successfully represented a journalist from Iceland’s oldest newspaper in connection with the right of journalists not to disclose their sources in a high profile case regarding leaked government documents - a case which involved issues dealing with constitutional law, media law and the European Convention on Human Rights.


Icelandic, English, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish


Borgartun 26
105 Reykjavik

T: +354 580 4400

Key Contacts

Simon Knight

E: simon@juris.is

Finnur Magnusson

E: finnur@juris.is

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