Mr Erlendur Gislason > LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Aviation law and aircraft financing • Construction and real estate • Financial restructuring and insolvency • Procurement law




Supreme Court Attorney Erlendur Gislason has been a Partner at LOGOS since 2000 after being with LOGOS’ predecessor, Aðalsteinsson & Partners, since 1991 and Partner from 1998.


English • Spanish • Danish


The Icelandic Bar Association • European Air Law Association • Spanish-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce.


Erlendur graduated from the University of Iceland with a cand.jur. degree in 1991, and qualified as an Attorney in 1992. He studied European and Aviation Law at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona from 1996-1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur Gíslason – LOGOS

At LOGOS, project development work, financings and transactions, permit issues, environmental mandates, public procurement processes, real estate insurance claims and litigation constitute the bulk of the team’s workload. Fielding an experienced team, capable of handling both domestic and cross-border work, the group provides advice at every stage of the construction process to major Icelandic construction companies, including Istak and the Government Construction Contracting Agency. Practice group head and Supreme Court attorney Hjördís Halldórsdóttir regards construction and public procurement work among her specialisms; she is supported by experienced practitioners Erlendur Gíslason and Benedikt Egill Árnason.

Iceland > Maritime and transport

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur Gíslason – LOGOS

Maritime law specialist and chairman of the Icelandic Maritime Law Association Einar Baldvin Axelsson and aviation and aircraft finance expert Erlendur Gíslason co-lead a team at LOGOS, which stands out for its ‘experience and knowledge in the field’ and undertakes work that spans every aspect of the sector. In the shipping and maritime arena, the group is chiefly instructed on matters pertaining to contract of carriage issues, charterparties, port agency work, salvage claims, ship building contracts and personal injury cases, while also engaging in high-end litigation in the space. On the aviation sector front, the department equally excels, advising on aircraft acquisitions, leasings, financings and mortgage registrations.