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LOGOS

EFSTALEITI 5, 103 REYKJAVIK, ICELAND
Tel:
Work +354 540 0300
Fax:
Fax +354 540 0301
Email:
Web:
www.logos.is
London, Reykjavik

Olafur Eiriksson

Tel:
Work +354 540 0300
Email:
LOGOS

Work Department

Partner - Corporate

Position

Main practice areas are litigation, employment and benefits, financial restructuring and insolvency, insurance, tort and arbitration. Over 100 cases in the Supreme Court establish the breadth of Olafur´s experience in the field of dispute resolution. He has advised clients on several landmark cases in the field of bankruptcy, restructuring, banking and tort. The clients he advises range from individuals to large international banks and financial institutions.

Career

Olafur joined LOGOS in 2006 and became a Partner in 2009. He was previously with Hafnarfjordur Law Firm from 1995-2006.

Languages

English and Danish.

Member

The Icelandic Bar Association.

Education

Olafur graduated from the University of Iceland with a cand.jur. degree in 1999, and qualified as an Attorney in 2000.


Iceland

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Ólafur Eiríksson - LOGOS

Within: Dispute resolution

At LOGOS, Helga ÓttarsdĂłttir and senior associate HalldĂłr Brynjar HalldĂłrsson represent Norvik and Byko in the high-profile appeal of the Icelandic Competition Authority's decision regarding an alleged cartel. Practice head Ólafur EirĂ­ksson is leading the team in defending Valitor against a claim regarding a payment gateway, where funds were collected for the whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks. HjördĂ­s HalldĂłrsdĂłttir represents SĂ­minn in a case against Fjarskipti (Vodafone Iceland) challenging the legitimacy of an injunction in a wider dispute concerning the distribution of a television station owned by the client.

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Employment

Within: Leading individuals

Ólafur Eiríksson  - LOGOS

Within: Employment

At LOGOS, the lawyers are highly regarded due to their ‘superb legal skills’ and ‘complete understanding of the needs of national and international clients’. The team handles contentious and non-contentious issues for clients including Icelandair and aluminium supplier Norðurál Grundartangi. Practice head Ólafur Eiríksson advised Actavis on various employment-related issues, including the company's strategy before an imminent general strike as well as the rights of its employees in cross-border M&As. Eiríksson also represents several individuals in the appeal of a complex injunction case brought by their former employer, a large international management software solution company.

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