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 > Maritime and transport

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur Gíslason – LOGOS

LOGOS fields a team with ‘exceptional knowledge and experience’, which is active across the full spectrum of transport matters. The considerable shipping and maritime expertise of the department is bolstered by coverage of aviation and aircraft finance matters, with the group regularly acting for airlines, aircraft owners and banks. The group is jointly led by Einar Baldvin Axelsson and Erlendur Gíslason; Axelsson is certified as a real estate and vessel broker, and acts as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Icelandic Maritime Law Association, while Gíslason leads on aviation matters, and is a qualified Supreme Court Attorney. Fannar Freyr Ívarsson made partner in January 2023 and specialises in aircraft finance work.

Iceland > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur Gíslason – LOGOS

LOGOS advises domestic and international clients on the full range of real estate and public procurement matters, and is a leader in construction law, with a strong track record in advising across diverse jurisdictions and industries. The group offers further expertise in contentious mandates, including litigation and arbitration proceedings. Team lead and Supreme Court attorney Hjördís Halldórsdóttir is a leading name for construction disputes, while Erlendur Gíslason has notable expertise in public procurement matters, with experience advising on major infrastructure projects. Benedikt Egill Árnason covers construction law, in addition to supplementary expertise in M&A and banking and finance mandates. Senior associate Kristófer Jónasson is also a key name to note.