Admitted in Iceland and France and holds both a Master degree in International business management from ILERI in Paris and a Master degree in International Business Law from university of Nice.
Baldvin Björn has participated as legal advisor in many of the largest M&A transactions in Iceland during the past 15 years. Some examples are representing RPC ltd. in the acquisition of the Promens Group, representing Pentair Ltd. In the acquisition of Vaki Acquaculture Systems and representing MP bank in the merger with Straumur investment bank.
Baldvin Björn has actively advised clients throughout his career in Energy Law, both in the field of Renewable Energy and in Oil and Gas. In the field of Renewable Energy law, Baldvin Björn has advised Icelandic clients in their ventures in Iceland and other European countries, in the Philippines, Indonesia, Djibouti, Abu Dhabi, Ethiopia, Nepal, etc. As concerns Oil and Gas, Baldvin Björn, along with members of the BBA team, advised the Icelandic Energy Authority on the first offering round of Oil exploration and production licenses in the so-called Dragon Area North-East of Iceland, including advice on laws and regulations on the exploration and harnessing of oil and the structuring of licenses, joint-operating agreements etc.
Baldvin speaks Icelandic, French and English.