LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Firm Profile

LOGOS
EFSTALEITI 5
103 REYKJAVIK
Iceland

Iceland > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

LOGOS excels in the field of capital markets and has recently handled significant transactions, including acting as local counsel to Citigroup, JP Morgan and Íslandsbanki on the €377m IPO of Íslandsbanki by the Icelandic State Financial Investments. Elsewhere, the practice acts for Icelandic and international banks, including Arion Bank, Landsbanki and Kvika Bank, in addition to other financial institutions. Thorolfur Jonsson, who has experience in financial restructurings and advises major venture capital funds in Iceland, jointly leads the team alongside Ottar Palsson, who also heads up the firm’s banking task force.

Practice head(s):

Thórólfur Jónsson; Óttar Pálsson

Other key lawyers:

Benedikt Egill Árnason; Guðbjörg Helga Hjartardóttir

Testimonials

‘Excellent overall capabilities. Been able to assist in most areas of business.’

‘Professional service, resourceful and excellent follow up.’

Key clients

Arion bank

Kaupthing

Goldman Sachs International

Deutsche Bank

Alfa Framtak

Crowberry Capital

Marel

Landsnet

Landsvirkjun

Icelandair

Novator Partners

Verne Global Data Centres

Origo

New Business Venture Fund

Kerecis

Barclays

Vordur Insurance

Ministry of Industry and Innovation

Frumtak ventures

Eyrir Ventures

Morgan Stanley

Blackrock Inc.

Work highlights

  • Acting as local legal counsel for Citigroup, JP Morgan and Islandsbanki regarding legal matters in connection with Islandsbanki’s €377m IPO.
  • Advised Icelandair in relation to the €201.5m financial restructuring of the company.
  • Assisted Landsvirkjun with the issuance of $150m senior unsecured notes in the USPP market.

Iceland > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

LOGOS is well versed in all aspects of commercial and corporate matters, in addition to high-value M&A transactions, including acting for seafood processing machinery and technology company Marel on its acquisition of Valka. The ‘top-class team’ also handles mandates pertaining to general corporate issues including restructuring and refinancing mandates. ‘Expert’ practitioner Thorolfur Jonsson, who has a track record in handling the restructuring of major financial institutions in Iceland, jointly leads the group alongside Gudbjorg Helga Hjartardottir , while Gudmundur J Oddsson heads up the London-based practice. Leveraging the firm’s full-service capabilities, the team counts listed corporates and international companies among its key roster of clients.

Practice head(s):

Thórólfur Jónsson; Guðbjörg Helga Hjartardóttir; Guðmundur Oddsson

Testimonials

‘Top-class team, with relevant experience and very dedicated to the projects at hand. Solution driven and practical approach.’

‘In-depth and comprehensive legal knowledge. Long standing practice and broad experience. Great team diversity.’

‘Thórólfur Jónsson is top-class, an expert in his field of law, and gets things done effortlessly. He is our preferred go-to person in many different cases.’

‘Professional work and excellent quality of papers. Prompt response time to requests for legal advice and questions. Initiative and proactive with regard to legislative or regulatory proposals.’

‘Very strong team in all areas including their London office. Very efficient with expertise in all contractual and commercial situations.’

Key clients

Origo hf.

Eimskip hf.

Marel hf.

Kerecis hf.

Ministry of Industry and Innovation

Arion Bank hf.

Landsvirkjun

Icelandair Group hf.

Barclays

Deutsche Bank

Goldman Sachs International

Kvika Bank

Landsnet

Crowberry Capital

Haugen Gruppen Nordic AS

Brim hf.

Vordur Insurance

Climeworks

Frumtak Ventures ehf.

Verne Global

Computershare

Blackrock Inc

Morgan Stanley

Orkla

Storytel Sweden AB

Work highlights

  • Acting as local counsel with respect to legal matters in connection with Islandsbanki’s €377m IPO.
  • Advised Berjaya Corporation Berhad on the purchase of a large hotel chain in Iceland, valued at $139.4m.
  • Advised Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. regarding the purchase of an IT services provider in the Nordics.

Iceland > Dispute resolution Tier 1

LOGOS represents a roster of domestic and foreign clients across various industry sectors in high-end disputes including handling several derivatives claims resulting from financial instrument and claw back cases, as well as set-off claims in insolvency cases. The team is noted for its experience in corporate disputes and investigations brought by the tax and competition authorities, in addition to collaborating with the firm’s London-based office to handle cross-border financial claims. Heidar Asberg Atlason, who focuses on contentious bankruptcy matters, leads the practice and is supported by ‘outstanding’ competition specialist Helga Ottarsdottir and Olafur Eiriksson.

Practice head(s):

Heiðar Ásberg Atlason

Other key lawyers:

Helga Óttarsdóttir; Olafur Eiriksson; Hjördís Halldórsdóttir; Halldór Brynjar Halldórsson

Testimonials

‘Excellent dispute resolution and competences.’

‘Helga Óttarsdóttir has been our key contact for more than 10 years and she is all we can possibly ask for in a lawyer. She is outstanding.’

‘The strength of the LOGOS team is by far how well they are connected in the Icelandic market. Members of the team work very well together and share knowledge and experience in an excellent manner.’

Key clients

Morgan Stanley

Goldman Sachs

Siminn hf.

HSBC bank plc.

Marel hf.

Deloitte

Eimskipafelag Islands hf.

Arion banki

Icelandair ehf.

ÍAV hf.

Laxar fiskeldi ehf.

Norvik hf.

Securitas hf.

Landsbankinn

66 North Lux SARL

Kvika banki hf.

Vordur Insurance

MAST (The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority)

Íþróttafélag fatlaðra (Reykjavík Sports Association for the Disabled)

Lyf og heilsa

Árfoss

Saint Lawrence Aviation Leasing Ltd.

Avolon/CIT Aerospace Int.

RRPF Engine Leasing Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Sigridur Elin Sigfusdottir before the District Court and Court of Appeals in a successful defence against a €66.3m claim brought by LBI ehf.
  • Representing HSBC Milan Branch in litigation valued at more than $30m relating to the winding up process of LBI ehf.
  • Handling civil case proceedings for Landsbankinn against Borgun hf., where the former claims that Borgun withheld information during a share sale process.

Iceland > EEA and competition Tier 1

LOGOS handles high-profile cases, including alleged abuse of market dominance claims and unlawful cooperation of undertakings issues, and advises on domestic and international merger control work. Praised as ‘an expert in EEA and competition law matters’, Helga Ottarsdottir heads up the practice group alongside Gunnar Sturluson, who has experience in handling cases before the competition authorities. The team’s caseload also includes mandates involving dawn raids, horizontal and vertical agreements, state aid issues, private enforcement work and cartel allegations. Another key contact in the practice is Halldor Brynjar Halldorsson, who is a ‘steady rock’ when representing clients in competition disputes.

Practice head(s):

Helga Óttarsdóttir; Gunnar Sturluson

Other key lawyers:

Halldór Brynjar Halldórsson

Testimonials

‘What makes this team unique is the broad experience and in-depth knowledge, along with the capabilities to take on large assignments. LOGOS also has strong international contacts. Gunnar Sturluson is a leading figure in this field along with Helga Óttarsdóttir.’ 

‘The Logos team always seems to be ready to provide great advice in any fields necessary for our business. They have a wide range of expertise and are quick to adapt to new fields.’ 

‘I have worked with many law firms in Iceland and Helga Óttarsdóttir is one of the best lawyers to work with. She’s easy to communicate with and very professional. She is an expert in EEA and competition law matters, and I trust her advice.’ 

‘Halldór Brynjar Halldórsson has been the steady rock in handling our legal affairs and his wide range of expertise has been very useful in our business for the last few years. He always seems to be able to provide quick feedback and trustworthy advice.’ 

‘Experienced team with practical and hands-on approach. Solution driven.’ 

‘Gunnar Sturluson has put real effort into knowing what our business is about and has put forward good, reliable information to help us when dealing with authorities, suppliers and customers.’ 

‘LOGOS has a very broad level of service, which is of great importance for a company like ours. Their services are very professional, flexible and response times are low.’ 

‘Helga Óttarsdóttir is highly professional, thorough, knowledgeable and committed towards her customers.’ 

Key clients

Siminn hf.

Norvik hf.

Byko ehf.

Valitor hf.

Eimskipafelag Islands hf.

Brim hf.

Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson hf.

Icelandair ehf.

1912 ehf.

Origo hf.

Storytel AB

Lyf og heilsa hf.

Rio Tinto á Íslandi hf.

Work highlights

  • Acted for Síminn hf. in various competition cases, including a case where a fine imposed by the Competition Authority was lowered from ISK500m to ISK200m.
  • Represented Norvik hf. and Byko hf. in a cartel case before the competition authorities and the courts.
  • Acted as legal adviser to Storytel Sweden during its planned acquisition of a majority interest in Iceland’s leading publishing house.

Iceland > Employment Tier 1

LOGOS’ caseload includes complex employment disputes including claims relating to contract terminations, unions, discrimination and unfair dismissals, as well as non-contentious matters pertaining to employment contracts, business reorganisations and work permits. The team is particularly active in employment litigation and represented Deloitte in several unfair dismissal and compensation cases, in addition to acting for Verne Global in a dispute with the Union of Electrical Workers concerning collateral agreements. Olafur Eiriksson, who is a key contact for employee work and union disputes, leads the practice group and is supported by Einar Baldvin Axelsson.

Practice head(s):

Ólafur Eiríksson

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Ólafur Eiríksson is the lawyer we use in employee related-matters and union disputes. He has excellent knowledge of the Icelandic law. He calms the situation, is very clear and solves problems easily.’

Key clients

Deloitte

Marel

So Tech

Verne Global

Síminn

Veritas Capital ehf

Þór hf

Ragnar og Ásgeir ehf

Rio Tinto á Íslandi hf.

Crowberry Capital GP ehf.

Valitor hf.

Hrafnista

Eimskip Ísland ehf.

Work highlights

  • Advised Deloitte on various complex employment disputes with previous partners.
  • Represented Verne Global in a dispute with the Union of Electrical Workers.
  • Representing Síminn in a claim brought by a former employee due to an alleged persecution on behalf of a manager of Síminn.

Iceland > Maritime and transport Tier 1

LOGOS’ shipping and transport practice advises key clients, including Eimskipafelag Islands and its subsidiaries Eimskip Island, TVG-Zimsen and Gara, on the full scope of contentious and non-contentious matters spanning contracts of carriage, personal injury matters, salvage issues, cargo claims, shipbuilding contracts and charter party contracts. Practice co-head Einar Baldvin Axelsson specialises in maritime and transport law, while ‘hands-on partnerErlendur Gislason oversees the firm’s ‘highly experienced aviation team’. In this space, the group advises local airlines, aircraft owners, lessors and banks on aircraft acquisitions, leasings and financing matters.

Practice head(s):

Einar Baldvin Axelsson; Erlendur Gíslason

Other key lawyers:

Bjarki Ólafsson

Testimonials

‘Professional, good skills and knowledgeable.’

‘Erlendur Gíslason is a hands-on partner with commercial savvy and excellent levels of response and reactiveness.’

‘Highly experienced aviation team, responsive and expert knowledge of local law.’

‘Einar Baldvin has proven to be extremely important to our company. He is well read, experienced and works with honesty and professionalism to the very end. We are very satisfied with his and his firm’s work. He has achieved very good and important results for our company.’

‘LOGOS has been outstanding in servicing our company well. They are quick in replies and always solve matters with professionalism and with good results.’

Key clients

Eimskip Island ehf. (EIMSKIP)

Vatryggingafelag Islands hf.

Icelandair ehf.

The Icelandic Coast Guard

TVG-Zimsen hf.

Tryggingamidstodin hf.

The Shipowners P&I club

The Standard Club

Nes hf.

Air Atlanta

Atlantic Tank Storage ehf.

Air Atlanta

Icelease ehf.

Norlandair ehf.

Husasmidjan hf.

Fodurblandan hf.

Atlantic Seafood ehf.

Gára ehf.

Work highlights

  • Advised and represented Eimskip in successful negotiations with insurers of Toyota and Nissan regarding substantial claims for damages to new cars stored at Eimskip’s Terminal.
  • Defended TVG-Zimsen ehf. in the District Court of Reykjavík on a $675k breach of contract matter and obtained a verdict of no liability and no damages on a claim for alleged delivery of cargo without production of a Bill of Lading.
  • Advised Icelandair Group in relation to the financial restructuring of the company, and its subsidiaries, in response to the dramatic impact of the Covid-19 global pandemic on the aviation industry.

Iceland > Real estate and construction Tier 1

LOGOS handles a broad range of real estate mandates, including property developments, commercial leases and related tax issues; in a recent highlight, the team advised Hraunbyggd on financing, planning and purchasing matters regarding the development of a 2300 apartment neighbourhood in the municipality of Hafnarfjörður. Team leader Hjordis Halldorsdottir, who specialises in public procurement work, boosts the practice’s capability in construction and real estate disputes, alongside transactional partner Benedikt Egill Arnason. Aviation specialist Erlendur Gislason is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Hjördís Halldórsdóttir

Other key lawyers:

Benedikt Egill Árnason; Erlendur Gíslason

Key clients

Islenskir adalverktakar hf. (IAV)

Nordural Grundartangi ehf.

Rio Tinto á Íslandi hf.

Jardboranir hf./Iceland Drilling Ltd.

Landsnet hf.

Munck Island ehf.

Ístak hf.

Framkvaemdafelagid Arnarhvoll ehf.

Eignarhaldsfelagid Hornsteinn ehf.

B.M. Vallá ehf.

Björgun ehf.

Sementsverksmidjan ehf.

BS eignir ehf.

Járn verktakar ehf.

Litlafell ehf.

Government Construction Contracting Agency (Framkvæmdasýsla ríkisins)

Hraunbyggd ehf.

Eykt ehf.

Byggingafélagið Bakki ehf.

Klasi ehf. / Smárabyggð ehf.

Hlaðbær Colas ehf.

Work highlights

  • Advised Hraunbyggd ehf. on the financing, planning and purchase of real estate in relation to a 2300 apartment development project.
  • Advised Smárabyggð in negotiating with an Icelandic municipality and contractors regarding a 670-unit housing project valued at €260m.
  • Advised Byggingafelagid Bakki on negotiations with an Icelandic municipality regarding a €65m project.

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

LOGOS‘ ‘substantial practice’ is noted for its capabilities in financial restructurings, in addition to matters pertaining to payment suspensions, bankruptcy proceedings and the implementation of voluntary and compulsory arrangements with creditors. Key clients include international banks, financial institutions, municipalities and airlines, including Icelandair Group; the team advised the latter and its subsidiaries on a €201.5m financial restructuring. Heidar Asberg Atlason, who handles bankruptcy proceedings, leads the group, which includes Olafur Arinbjorn Sigurdsson, Olafur Eiriksson and Benedikt Egill Arnason.

Practice head(s):

Heiðar Ásberg Atlason

Other key lawyers:

Ólafur Arinbjörn Sigurðsson; Ólafur Eiríksson; Benedikt Egill Árnason

Testimonials

‘LOGOS has a substantial practice in Iceland. They are unique in the depth and breadth of their practice. They are well connected in the business and political communities and are excellent colleagues to work with.’

Key clients

Icelandair hf.

Siminn hf.

Lyf og heilsa hf.

Gildi

VR

Pension Fund of State Employees

Arion Bank

Reykjanesbaer

Estate of SS Hus ehf.

Baugur Group Estate

Origo hf.

Landsbankinn hf.

HSBC plc.

Barclays Bank plc.w

1912 ehf.

Frumtak Ventures ehf.

Work highlights

  • Advised on the financial restructuring of Icelandair Group hf. and its subsidiaries, inter alia via an equity offering, for the value of €201.5m.
  • Assisted the municipality of Reykjanesbaer in respect to its financial restructuring, valued at €130m.
  • Represented HSBC Milan Branch in litigation against LBI ehf. in relation to close out of a 1992 ISDA Master Agreement.

Iceland > TMT and IP Tier 1

LOGOS has a track record in handling trade mark and copyright disputes before the Icelandic Supreme Court and continues to expand its patent litigation practice, in addition to representing clients in a range of IP cases before the domestic courts. On the non-contentious side, the team advises its impressive roster of domestic and international clients on data protection matters, including cross-border data transfer agreements. Copyright specialist Hjordis Halldorsdottir leads the practice and is supported by Aslaug Bjorgvinsdottir, who is noted for her expertise in data protection and e-commerce mandates. Arni Vilhjalmsson focuses on patent work and is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Hjördís Halldórsdóttir

Other key lawyers:

Áslaug Björgvinsdóttir; Árni Vilhjálmsson

Key clients

Abbvie

Verne Holdings ehf.

Siminn hf.

CCP hf.

Tímatal ehf.

The Icelandic Broadcasting Service, Ríkisútvarpið

Marel hf.

Sigur ros

Arion banki hf.

Eyrarbúið ehf.

Emmessís ehf.

Bayer

Þjóðleikhúsið (The National Theatre of Iceland)

Landsnet hf.

Origo hf.

Work highlights

  • Representing Síminn hf. in a high-value court case regarding the distribution of several Nordic television stations.
  • Advised Origo hf. in relation to the acquisition of shares in a software company, including with respect to intellectual property rights.
  • Acting as data protection officer for CCP and advising the company on all data related matters.

The firm: Established in 1907, LOGOS is one of the premier law firms in Iceland and is highly regarded for its international presence. The firm, which specialises in corporate and commercial law, advises both the international business community and domestic clients requiring international legal assistance. The LOGOS London office makes LOGOS uniquely placed as an adviser to both Icelandic businesses in their international relationships and to foreign businesses with interests in the Icelandic market.

Consistently highly praised by its many loyal and longstanding clients, the firm attracts Iceland’s finest legal talent and maintains its competitive edge with continuous investment in training and development throughout every lawyer’s career.

Areas of practice
International work: LOGOS has an outstanding track record in helping clients taking advantage of ever-changing opportunities in a range of industries in Iceland. The firm has also advised its longest-standing clients in relation to M&A as well as their more routine business transactions, outside Iceland.

Banking and finance: LOGOS is highly regarded for its performance in the banking and finance arena. The firm acts for a mix of domestic and international financial institutions as well as for corporate borrowers, providing high-quality advice on domestic and cross-border financing and securitisation, as well as regulatory advice.

Corporate finance and capital markets: with unrivalled experience in this field, LOGOS lawyers have advised a broad range of investors, including investment funds, pension funds and international investors. The firm advises on financing options, securities trading, loan agreements, banking and stock exchange matters, and has been involved in most of the biggest stock market listings and public M&A deals in Iceland to date.

M&A and corporate law:  LOGOS provides legal advice and assistance on all aspects of purchasing and selling companies and businesses, often with a cross-border element. The firm  advises on both public and private mergers and acquisitions and advises buyers, sellers and lenders.

Competition: a strong and highly regarded team advises on antitrust issues, including merger activity, an area of particular scrutiny in a small economy like Iceland. LOGOS has also been working on many cases in a related field, namely private enforcement relating to competition cases.

Employment and benefits: LOGOS provides practical employment and pensions law advice and support to corporates and employers, for example in creating syndicate agreements and employment contracts, and by representing clients in disputes with employees and other organisations.

Energy: with vast reserves of geothermal and hydropower energy, Iceland has attracted considerable inward investment and LOGOS has worked for most of the international corporations or financial institutions supporting these projects.

Financial restructuring: LOGOS has successfully advised a diverse range of clients on various restructuring projects, including creditors of Icelandic banks, private equity houses and other firms.

Insurance and tort: a specialised tort and insurance law team at LOGOS offers legal advice, representation and interest protection to its insurance company clients.

IP/IT and telecommunications: the field of intellectual property, information technology and telecommunications is one of LOGOS’ main strengths, and the same applies to data protection.

Litigation and arbitration: LOGOS undertakes all forms of dispute resolution, including complex multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration.

Maritime and transport: in the field of maritime law, LOGOS advises on matters relating to contracts of carriage, bills of lading, charter parties, freight forwarding, shipbuilding contracts, personal injury, cargo claims and cargo and hull insurance.

Property and real estate: LOGOS regularly acts on acquisitions and disposals of property portfolios, as well as dealing with construction issues arising from new-build projects.

Tax: the LOGOS tax team has unparalleled experience in the market and works on a wide range of matters for investors.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance Ottar Palssonottar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Banking and finance Thorolfur Jonssonthorolfur@logos.is+354 540 0300
Capital markets Benedikt Egill Arnasonbenediktegill@logos.is+354 540 0300
Capital markets Gudbjorg Helga Hjartardottirgudbjorg@logos.is+354 540 0300
Competition Gunnar Sturlusongunnar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Competition Helga Ottarsdottirhelga@logos.is+354 540 0300
Construction Erlendur Gislasonerlendur@logos.is+354 540 0300
Construction Hjordis Halldorsdottirhjordis@logos.is+354 540 0300
Contracts Aslaug Bjorgvinsdottiraslaug@logos.is+354 540 0300
Contracts Gunnar Sturlusongunnar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Corporate finance Gudbjorg Helga Hjartardottirgudbjorg@logos.is+354 540 0300
Corporate finance Gudmundur J. Oddssongudmundur.oddsson@logoslegalservices.com+44 207 920 3020
Energy Benedikt Egill Arnasonbenediktegill@logos.is+354 540 0300
Energy Helga Ottarsdottirhelga@logos.is+354 540 0300
Insolvency Olafur Arinbjorn Sigurdssonolafurarinbjorn@logos.is+354 540 0300
Insolvency Heidar Asberg Atlasonheidar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Insurance Einar Baldvin Axelssoneinarbaldvin@logos.is+354 540 0300
Insurance Olafur Eirikssonoe@logos.is+354 540 0300
IP/IT Hjordis Halldorsdottirhjordis@logos.is+354 540 0300
IP/IT Aslaug Bjorgvinsdottiraslaug@logos.is+354 540 0300
Labour Olafur Eirikssonoe@logos.is+354 540 0300
Litigation (civil) Heidar Asberg Atlasonheidar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Litigation (civil) Olafur Eirikssonoe@logos.is+354 540 0300
M&A Benedikt Egill Arnasonbenediktegill@logos.is+354 540 0300
M&A Thorolfur Jonssonthorolfur@logos.is+354 540 0300
Litigation (criminal) Helga Ottarsdottirhelga@logos.is+354 540 0300
Litigation (criminal) Ottar Palssonottar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Restructuring Bjarnfredur Olafssonbjarnfredur@logos.is+354 540 0300
Restructuring Olafur Arinbjorn Sigurdssonolafurarinbjorn@logos.is+354 540 0300
Transport Einar Baldvin Axelssoneinarbaldvin@logos.is+354 540 0300
Transport Erlendur Gíslasonerlendur@logos.is+354 540 0300
Tax Jon Elvar Gudmundssonjonelvar@logos.is+354 540 0300
Tax Bjarnfredur Olafssonbjarnfredur@logos.is+354 540 0300
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Maren Albertsdottir photoMs Maren AlbertsdottirSenior Associate.
Elva Thora Arnardottir photoMs Elva Thora ArnardottirAssociate.
Benedikt Egill Arnason photoMr Benedikt Egill ArnasonManaging Partner.
Ragnar Tomas Arnason photoMr Ragnar Tomas ArnasonPartner.
Hrafnkell Asgeirsson photoMr Hrafnkell AsgeirssonAssociate.
Heidar Asberg Atlason photoMr Heidar Asberg AtlasonPartner.
Svanhvit Axelsdottir photoMs Svanhvit AxelsdottirSenior Associate.
Einar Baldvin Axelsson photoMr Einar Baldvin AxelssonPartner.
Aslaug Bjorgvinsdottir photoMrs Aslaug BjorgvinsdottirPartner.
Shéa Cadogan photoMr Shéa CadoganAssociate.
Olafur Eiriksson photoMr Olafur EirikssonPartner.
Kristin Edda Frimannsdottir photoMs Kristin Edda FrimannsdottirAssociate.
Erlendur Gislason photoMr Erlendur GislasonPartner.
Jon Elvar Gudmundsson photoMr Jon Elvar GudmundssonPartner.
Katla Lovisa Gunnarsdottir photoMrs Katla Lovisa GunnarsdottirSenior Associate.
Hjordis Halldorsdottir photoMrs Hjordis HalldorsdottirPartner.
Halldor Brynjar Halldorsson photoMr Halldor Brynjar HalldorssonPartner.
Jona Vestfjord Hannesdottir photoMrs Jona Vestfjord HannesdottirAssociate.
Arnar Sveinn Hardarson photoMr Arnar Sveinn HardarsonAssociate.
Birgir Olafur Helgason photoMr Birgir Olafur HelgasonAssociate.
Gudbjorg Helga Hjartardottir photoMrs Gudbjorg Helga HjartardottirPartner.
Steinlaug Hognadottir photoMrs Steinlaug HognadottirSenior Associate.
Fannar Freyr Ivarsson photoMr Fannar Freyr IvarssonSenior Associate.
Kristofer Jonasson photoMr Kristofer JonassonSenior Associate.
Marta Jonsdottir photoMs Marta JonsdottirAssociate.
Gunnar Jonsson photoMr Gunnar JonssonSenior Associate.
Thorolfur Jonsson photoMr Thorolfur JonssonPartner.
Elvar Jonsson photoMr Elvar JonssonSenior Associate.
Erna Leifsdottir photoMs Erna LeifsdottirAssociate.
Stephen McNeill photoMr Stephen McNeillSenior Associate.
Gudmundur J. Oddsson photoMr Gudmundur J. OddssonPartner, Head of London Office.
Bjarki Olafsson photoMr Bjarki OlafssonSenior Associate.
Bjarnfredur Olafsson photoMr Bjarnfredur OlafssonPartner.
Hlynur Olafsson photoMr Hlynur OlafssonPartner.
Helga Ottarsdottir photoMrs Helga OttarsdottirPartner.
Ottar Palsson photoMr Ottar PalssonPartner.
Yr Sigurdardottir photoMs Yr SigurdardottirAssociate.
Olafur Arinbjorn Sigurdsson photoMr Olafur Arinbjorn SigurdssonPartner.
Freyr Snaebjornsson photoMr Freyr SnaebjornssonSenior Associate.
Gunnar Sturluson photoMr Gunnar SturlusonPartner.
Vilhjalmur Herrera Thorisson photoMr Vilhjalmur Herrera ThorissonAssociate.
Arni Vilhjalmsson photoMr Arni VilhjalmssonPartner.
Number of partners : 20
Number of other lawyers : 38
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Contacts : Benedikt Egill Arnason, Managing Partner (benediktegill@logos.is)
Contacts : Gudmundur J. Oddsson, Head of London Office (gudmundur.oddsson@logoslegalservices.com)
Other offices : London (logos@logoslegalservices.com)

When it comes to human resources LOGOS appreciates diversity. The firm boasts of a diverse group of a strong, hard working and interesting employees who are determined and ambitious in their work. Our goal is to create a working environment where everyone has the chance to grow and prosper in their work and where there is space for different personalities.

LOGOS puts emphasis on continuing professional development and encourages employees to increase their knowledge and skills by attending courses, seminars and conferences. Employees are also diligent in sharing information, knowledge and experience within the firm.

LOGOS is a family friendly workplace. The aim of a family friendly workplace is to minimise the negative effects of pressure from work and increase flexibility, which makes the employees more capable of handling the demands of both work and family.

ICELAND

LOGOS is the largest law firm in Iceland. It advises numerous domestic and foreign companies on all aspects of corporate law, from the establishment of a company to its dissolution.

As a full-service premier law firm, with a dedicated team of employees working together to provide quality services for our clients and over 50 attorneys covering a broad range of practice areas, we can put together the team that best matches our clients’ needs in any situation. The competitive edge of the firm is the result of the systematic recruitment of Iceland’s finest legal talent and continued investment in training and development. LOGOS’ success is rooted in passionate commitment to our clients, as well as providing high-quality legal advice and services.

LOGOS has an outstanding track record in assisting clients in utilizing the ever-changing opportunities in a range of industries.

The firm has long standing experience in international corporate work, finance and M&A, aviation, shipping and regulatory matters such as competition law and tax, and both domestic tax and international tax restructuring. Through our 100-year history, we have built up international experience and work with leading law firms all over the world.

The experience and stability that we have gained over the years has allowed us to rapidly adapt to today’s business environment and will serve as a solid foundation to confront the challenges ahead.